“Who Framed Roger Rabbit” was highly influential both that the time and even today. It would revitalize the interest in golden age animation and jump start Disney’s renaissance with “The Little Mermaid” being released a year later.
One of the best movie going experiences is going to a movie knowing little to nothing about it and being completely FLOORED. There was word of mouth about “Upgrade” and beyond the basic elevator pitch of “John Wick” meets “Robocop” I knew zero about it.
Knoxville takes a great deal of punishment and it’s amazing he didn’t die (but he did suffer numerous injuries). The difference between him and a star like Tom Cruise endangering themselves is Knoxville intends for the stunts to fail. His goal is to hurt himself and giving the audience his trademark devil may care laugh.