Jones made a major impression and won an Oscar. Here he hits similar imprints with a similar razor-edged conveyance; everything’s ideal about his execution, aside from that it’s in a drifting motion picture.
Take the opening grouping, where Jones masks himself as a fast-food chicken to manage a stake-out of a needed man. There’s a break-in, a battle, some brutality, a capture, TV meets, an imprisoning, a bar scene to praise, a condemn by his prevalent (Kate Nelligan)- – and just for what? So that the person they got can be put on a plane to a Missouri jail, and Sam Gerard can be put on a similar flight.