Rollerball

Rollerball ★★★½

In Capitalist Russia, Ball Roll You!

This is completely bonkers, never settles down for a moment, the height of x-treme cinema and borderline incoherent (I was warned about the night vision sequence, but I wasn't prepared). Has the whiff of something that's been mercilessly cut down for that sweet PG-13 rating, but the lack of real ultraviolence makes the jittery editing and camerawork stand out even more. Explicitly posits the ethical theory that it's acceptable and even necessary to kill your bosses if they've tried to kill you first. With Slipknot as themselves.

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