TITLE: DEMOLITION MAN
DIRECTOR: MARCO BRAMBILLA
WRITERS: DANIEL WATERS, ROBERT RENEAU AND PETER M. LENKOV
THE BOTTOM LINE: Some sharp social satire is almost undermined by excessive explosions and careless casting.
Of the many nightmarish futures that have been imagined for us on the screen, none is more hellish than the year 2032 as envisioned in Demolition Man. It posits the total triumph of every kind of correctness that is urged on us today -- political, dietary, linguistic. It is not merely that all of San Angeles (the Southern California metro area stretching from Santa Barbara to San Diego and embracing...