QUICKSILVER isn't a movie. It's actually a series of rock videos occasionally interrupted by a slight dalliance with story progression. The premise is wholly fabricated, the style is pure MTV, and the characters are all pressed from Hollywood cliche cutters. Jack Casey (Kevin Bacon), a
successful stock trader, manages to lose a fortune on the market. He decides to drop out of yuppiedom and take up a working-class trade. He gets a job working with the Quicksilver Messenger Service, a bicycle courier outfit. Of course, all is not sunshine and light. One of the messengers,
Rodriguez (Paul Rodriguez), dreams of opening his own hot dog stand but lacks the funds. And Gyp...