Like too many other independent films made in the wake of Quentin Tarantino, this grindingly violent pastiche apes all the Tarantino mannerisms without connecting to them in any meaningful fashion.
Shaking off his partners Dallas (Paulina Porizkova) and Billy Hill (James Le Gros), LA felon Nick (Aaron Eckhart) drops by the Houston home of his reformed, happily married brother Casey (Thomas Jane). Nick hides a cache of stolen heroin there, leaves his car at his brother's, borrows his
brother's car, and drives off to kill the dope-peddlers he's ripping off.
Casey, who is awaiting the arrival of adoption agency counselor Dr. Jarvis (Michael Jeter), discovers th...