THE GENERAL (John Boorman, 1998)

“What? What do you stand for? Thievin’ and killin’, and scarin’ people to death?” In a career of dispiriting charlatanism that rose here and there to mediocrity, such as in the autobiographical Hope and Glory (1987), John Boorman pulled together his little bits of ability just once, for his energetic black-and-white film about Martin Cahill, […]