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The Salton Sea
Directed by D.J. Caruso, Starring Val Kilmer, Peter Sarsgaard, and Vincent D`Onofrio

Wow! Anyone who forgot how amazing Val Kilmer is should check out "The Salton Sea." Fans of the hard-boiled, crime dramas with a twist will love this dark and somber tale of a man trying to wash away the death of his wife with a whole lotta drugs. Of course, maybe he isn't the waste-case he appears to me, and maybe his motivations are more focused than his druggie friends, the cops, and the noseless drug dealer (Yes another over the top performance from the brilliant D`Onofrio) all believe. In fact, maybe this is one of the coolest movies to emerge in some time of this genre.

Terry Osterhout
February 2003

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