actor Frank Vincent is world famous for delivering some of the best, wise-ass lines ever heard in mob films and on TV.
His character Billy Batts gave new meaning to the word “shinebox.” Most recently, Frank Vincent joined forces with Marky Ramone and Brea Grant to appear as Sally “Sno-Cones” in the hit comic book series (IDW Publishing).
Advertising professional Jackson (Neil Hopkins, best known for “Lost”) awakens dazed and initially uncomprehending in his vehicle, entirely sealed in by soil.
It takes him a while to recall (and the film much longer to briefly depict) that he was driving along a hilly, little-traveled So Cal road, ominously just past a “rock slide” sign, when a tidal wave of earth hit, presumably sweeping car and driver over an embankment, then burying them deep and well out of sight.
Progress does get more intense as the situation grows even grimmer in the last stretch, and the ending isn’t the one you might expect.
But the screenplay lacks the complex narrative intrigue of “Buried’s” coffin-trapped hostage crisis as well as the directorial flash Danny Boyle brought to hiker’s nightmare “127 Hours” – elements that really leavened viewer exhaustion within similarly claustrophobic situations.
This time, we find ourselves in Oklahoma City, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain.The Fast & Furious 6 star 'came out' as gay in 2002 and was linked to the model in 2014, but the 37-year-old has revealed he's currently happy being single."(I'm treating it as an opportunity for) finding contentment with myself, and not relying on anybody else to validate it," he tells Mr. "I think being an only child has hindered that slightly, because I've always wanted to be around other people."Luke opened up about his sexuality in a 2002 interview with The Advocate, and he furthered commented on his love life in a 2014 interview with Women's Wear Daily after he was asked if he was setting a precedent as an openly gay action star.He responded, "It's good for people to look at me and think, 'This guy is doing his thing and enjoying what he's doing and (he's) successful at it and living his life'.Some of these efforts only bring more harm, though, while the car periodically groans and sinks further info the mire, mud leaking in from various gaps.The hard-working Hopkins is fine, but his character isn’t especially interesting, and there’s some obvious actor riffing to pad things out.