Cinema: Duck Soup

CONVOY

Directed by Sam Peckinpah Screenplay by B. W.L. Norton

Convoy, which seems to be Sam Peckinpah's uncalled-for remake of Smokey and the Bandit, is roughly as much fun as a ride on the New Jersey Turnpike with the windows open. It not only numbs the brain but also pollutes the senses. Though Peckinpah has made a distressingly high number of turkeys in recent years, his new effort is surely in a class by itself. This time the director doesn't even bother to reward his hard core fans with some gratuitous violence or mean-spirited sex....

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