If I follow Henry correctly, he sees TR as a sendup of a
genre, i.e. although innovative SFX-wise, it is a quintessential--wrong
word??--action flick because of its exaggerated sexism, violence and
racism(I find that point a little stretched, but I do see Henry's
meaning nonehteless).  I have not read BSOM, but I also have heard
friends who have read it complain that yes, the film did stray towards
violence a bit much.  I like the idea of a film within a film.
I think the concept originated with Shakespeare--play within a play--
yet TR seems to me more like a reality within a reality.
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