I slit his throat.
A highly underseen, modern gangster flick starring the uncompromising and notoriously hard-to-get-along-with Sean Young. Send No Flowers revels in its simplicity and minimalism. There are obvious awkward exchanges between some actors and some lines don’t land as well as they could have but these minor ongoing issues add to the film’s themes in two ways:
1. the film makes a large statement about how times have changed in the mob world—Out with the old in with the new. The new clearly has a different worldview than the old and holds itself different than the old (awkward and less intimidating could be the new).
2. The film highlights the discomfort that goes along with major change. It…