THE USUAL SUSPECTS (Bryan Singer, 1994)

A hodge-podge of adolescent (though Oscar-winning) writing, The Usual Suspects is one of those convoluted mysteries, more television than movie, that laboriously pursues an allegedly “surprise twist” ending that explains nothing, resolves nothing. It is so contemptuous of its audience that its maker, Bryan Singer, while chatting recently with Charlie Rose, paused to withstand, apparently, […]