First-time director Lee Daniels' seriously deranged slab of pulp about contract killers whose one last hit
goes terribly wrong is a layer cake of weird and wild images married to a plot that's lurid, ludicrous and bizarrely hypnotic. It opens with psychotic crime lord Clayton (Stephen Dorff) brutally torturing to death an associate who made the grave mistake of insinuating that he slept with Clayton's wife, Vickie (Vanessa Ferlito). Clayton then takes out a contract on Vickie. But what if she's blameless?, right-hand goon Gerald (Tomy Dunster) asks. Doesn't matter — Clayton will just always have to wonder. The killers for hire are Rose (Helen Mirren) and her c...