Opening in Orlando -- July 6th, 2012


Savages -- Yes, we have all lived long enough to see “from the maker of Natural Born Killers” used as a selling point instead of an entry on a list of priors. Oliver Stone, his customary restraint and good taste presumably in tow, focuses on a trio of California pot growers who have to fight a hostile takeover attempted by a vicious Mexican cartel. See, in Stone’s world, this qualifies as a stirring pro-American scenario, and only two days late for the Fourth of July.  (R) [youtube jpoYfrnxOYI&feature=fvwrel] To Rome With Love -- Reviewed this week. (R)