One genre development of the '90s is the clownish crime thriller. Combining ultra-violence and low comedy, action pictures-on-the-run like TRUE ROMANCE, DEADFALL and TROUBLE BOUND follow in the wake of the brutally funny RESERVOIR DOGS, without that shocker's exhilarating catharsis. They
raise the violence stakes until the only possible outcome is camp.
Perpetual loser Harry Talbot (Michael Madsen) celebrates prematurely when he wins $5,000 and a Lincoln Convertible in a rigged card game. What he doesn't realize is that the luxury car's trunk contains a dead man named Gordo (Vince Guastaferro). Cruising America's highways en route to more
gambling, Harry pick...