THE SLAUGHTER RULE (Alex and Andrew J. Smith, 2002)

Written and directed by Montana twins Alex and Andrew J. Smith, The Slaughter Rule is a muddled and preposterous coming-of-age melodrama about a Montana teenager. The team’s first feature frustrates by never quite disclosing its narrative hand; nor does its indirection and equivocations accumulate into anything approaching genuine ambiguity. It’s all just a mess despite […]