HOFFA (Danny DeVito, 1992)

Hoffa, about Universal Brotherhood of Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa, is as cluelessly and strenuously misdirected by Danny DeVito as it is cleverly written by David Mamet. Some commentators were upset that the film gave so little attention to unionism; but that misses the point. Mamet deliberately stripped Hoffa of every sort of context—not just unionism […]