CINEMA: Equal Opportunity Evil

In Red Rock West, a young director furiously revives the cynical conventions of film noir, and the result is a subversive sleeper

The job offer back up the road didn't pan out, and his last five bucks have disappeared into his gas tank. Looks like Red Rock, Wyoming, is the end of the line for Michael (Nicolas Cage). And it's not exactly a job hunter's paradise. But when Michael stops in the local bar looking for a little vocational guidance, he is astonished to discover that he's just the man the proprietor is looking for. Wayne (J.T. Walsh) needs somebody to bump off his wife. As it turns out, Wayne is just a little too eager to fill this vacancy, for he violates...

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