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  • Chris Evans Stars as a Drug Addict in Adam and Mark Kassen’s Indie Film

    Posted September 6, 2011 By in Reviews With | Comments Off on Chris Evans Stars as a Drug Addict in Adam and Mark Kassen’s Indie Film

    The thing about quixotic movie heroes going up against big bruisers with no scruples or morals is that you don't want a hero that lets you down. Puncture, directed by the brother team of Adam and Mark Kassen, tells a real-life story so presumably the filmmakers were stuck with an unreliable, delusional, wholly irresponsible protagonist. The movie concerns a late 1990s legal case in Texas involving a pharmaceutical conspiracy that even touches on the AIDs epidemic, which is certainly important, but more the stuff of a New Yorker profile rather than a movie. So the concentration here is on the unusual personality — to say the least! — of the plaintiff's lead attorney.

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