A twisted take on Little Red Riding Hood with a teenage juvenile delinquent (Reese Witherspoon) on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother’s house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile (Kiefer Sutherland).
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Hubo un chinguero de gente a quien le parecio una mala pelicula debido, seguro, a sus bestiales cantidades de humor negro y mala leche, cosa poco comun en el cine norteamericano. Ver a Reese Witherspoon en un papel totalmente atipico y los sesos de Brooke Shields salpicando completamente una pared, desquitan el precio del boleto.
What could easily end up as another post-Pulp Fiction exploitation is turned into a wicked little flick that doesn’t limit itself from explicit sex and violence, even though most of it’s done off-screen. Kiefer Sutherland and Reese Witherspoon surprisingly turn their larger than life characters into a living beings. Dark comedy or a crime-thriller, it works on both accounts as a simple Red Riding Hood retelling.
This plays like a horror-thriller movie. The posters would have you believe this is a car chase film. It is not!
This is one of Reese Witherspoon's early films and she clearly shows signs that she is an actress with skill and commitment. Some of the stuff is over the top but Witherspoon's Vanessa makes it look so natural. Fun way to pass the time. Danny Elfman's score is amazing.
Truth is eternal.
One excellent flick. Reese Witherspoon's best acting job as the would-be-victim of Serial Killer Bob (Kiefer Sutherland), one thing is for damn sure, she ain't the one in danger here! lol, this is a wild ride, provocative, hilarious, and completely goddamn unpredictable. I recommend you watch this puppy immediately if you have got the time.