Cobb Screen 1 article



Cobb Poster
  • Writer-director Ron Shelton’s fourth feature... is a shambles, but it’s such a potent and courageous wreck of a movie that it’s worth more than most successes... The sheer, dark unpleasantness of what emerges is such that at certain moments even Shelton backs away from it and tries to wring out a sentimental tear or two (along with a belated Freudian revelation). But those attempts don’t wash; the abrasive moral ugliness of this Cobb is what sticks in our gut.