When this was new, few of us knew of neurodiverse folks. So the setup as a road movie where our bad soul gets redeemed worked. If you allow the genre. We were all amazed as Hoffman’s portrayal.
Neither is unusual now, which I suppose is progress. Seeing it now in 2022, I am struck by how artless this is. How little of an environment is developed. I can’t even recommend it as worth watching.
Cruise is good. Action films took him away from a great career.
Posted in 2022
Ted’s Evaluation — 2 of 3: Has some interesting elements.