48 Hrs. Screen 1 article

48 Hrs.


48 Hrs. Poster
  • The frankness of the racial tension that defines the Murphy/Nolte relationship at the outset is shocking at first, then becomes disarming, so much that it’s a real disappointment when it gets backtracked on at the end; Hill seems unsure whether to play the ‘aw shucks, didn’t mean to call you that, just so used to keeping you people down’ scene as a joke or a real omission of ingrained, unthinking discrimination.