The Hunger Games return with such a sequel twist that you can't believe writer Suzanne Collins didn't think of film when writing. Catching Fire builds up with all types of subversive messaging which is interesting but also brings into relief the limitations of the genre and film.
Tasked with delivering a white 1970 Dodge Challenger from Denver to San Francisco, Kowalski mulls over his checkered past while running headlong into oblivion.
And there goes the Challenger, being chased by the blue, blue meanies on wheels. The vicious traffic squad cars are after our lone driver, the last American hero, the electric centaur, the, the demi-god, the super driver of the golden west! Two nasty Nazi cars are close behind the beautiful lone driver. The police numbers are gettin' closer, closer, closer to our soul hero, in his soul mobile, yeah baby! They about to strike. They gonna get him. Smash him. Rape... the last beautiful free soul on this planet.
Vanishing Point is an import car chase movie set in the American Southwest durring 1971. The 1970 Dodge Challenger is a main character in the movie, during a time when muscle cars where at the height of their fame. Vanishing Point is a criticism of counter culture and modern day politics in a VIet Nam era America.
Directed by Richard C Sarafian and starring Barry Newman.
Kowalski, played by Barry Newman, is hired to drive a Dodge Challenger from Colorado to San Francisco. Kowalski, a disgraced police office, who has been discharged after being framed, had hit rock bottom. Giving up his racing career after two near fatal accidents he has turned to car deliver as a last resort.