I love Danny devito apparently
A truly engaging movie, the court room setting fits Sorkin's story telling and world view (the idea that arguments and fact matter in politics).
Sadly the real story of this trial is much more funny, subversive and significant than Sorkin is able to represent under his propoganda level of script bending.
His consent tweaking of the narrative to absolve the institutional failure of the FBA, courts and government is insane and casting Levitt as the prosecutor is manipulation in its.…
I love it when you watch a movie and a scene happens that makes you understand why a movie is iconic, the hospital scene is one of those.
Overall it's not an especially scary, but still the film never fails to amuse with its fast pace and innovative set design.
As for the schlock it's never too gratuitous and since it's practical affects it always gives an authentic feel. I can't imagine this film working as well with CG.
An honourable mention must be given for Ashley Laurence's performance it really made the film.
Hellraiser is deservingly a classic.