The film is a down-in-the-muck advert for an ultimately dewy-eyed vision of the silver screen.
Lee’s aching study of the “me” generation provides a stunning array of period detail to give distinct form to the social disconnect and discomfort of the Nixon era.
Th extras offer a variety of opinions on the film that absolutely dwarfs the amount of barbiturates ingested throughout the narrative.
Change, or the struggle to make change fit into the established system, is Lee’s most familiar chord. He struck it loudest in The Ice Storm.