Nikolaj Coster-Waldau stars as Joe, a former cop heading back home after spending six years in jail for attempted murder. Once home, he immediately finds himself wrapped up in the mess he caused, only this time he has lost his hold on everything he once held dear...
Southern California has always been a place confused about time. The people there escaped the dead hand of the past in municipalities that they conjured, ex nihilo, out of orange groves, and where they built-as Nathanael West mocked in The Day of the Locust -houses resembling "Mediterranean villas, Egyptian and Japanese temples, Swiss chalets, Tudor cottages."
Plenty of men are memorialized in stone and bronze in Chicago’s parks: Explorer Leif Ericson, president George Washington, former Illinois governor John Peter Altgeld, even Greene Vardiman Black. Not familiar with him? He’s the "father of modern dentistry."