A classical family-under-siege-scheme, that has been reproduced many times, with few unconventional viewer pleasing elements, very well made, perfect avoidance of product placement and a great kitchen finale. Gives a nice VHS rental-movie feeling. Watch it!
This is not a bad movie, it’s also not especially great.
1. A Chicago brewery is a nice place to settle the story.
2. The relations between characters are created so, that you can sometimes feel the tension between them – not every movie can give this to the audience.
3. There have been few moments when it felt like watching an acting exercise…