Just experienced this for the first time and I am overwhelmed and speechless. I have a feeling I will be devoting a lot of my time to this film.
This film is a panic attack.
Even the nice moments in "On the Rocks" are overloaded with dizzying amounts of social sabotage, desperate apologizing and carpet-pulling emotional back stabs... and let's not forget to mention how often social institutions manage to fail Dallas, the hapless hero, and how every good thing that comes his way eventually reveals itself to be more despair and hardship in disguise. The film's tagline rightfully draws comparisons to Robert Altman, as most of its large…