The Hollow Man

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Jun 212011

Who is Cole Phelps? Oh, I can recount the dry facts easily enough: lousy Marine officer who got a Silver Star anyway, good case man for the LAPD, affair with a German junkie, etc. What I’m curious about is the emotional life of the fellow. I spent upwards of twenty hours plodding around a sterile version of L.A. with the guy and I still don’t have a clue. He’s a lump, as unreadable and impenetrable as a copy of Kant’s Kritik der reinen Vernunft written in cuneiform on a lead brick. And we can’t even blame it on lousy animation. [Read more…]