Freeway (1996)

Freeway (1996) movie poster

director Matthew Bright
viewed: 03/25/2018

Matthew Bright’s black comedy Freeway is still sharp and funny over 20 years later. Reese Witherspoon was never better than in her break-out role as Vanessa Lutz, the Little Red Riding Hood from the ‘hood.

I saw this back in its original release and not since. But I’d been wanting to watch Bright’s sequel, Freeway II: Confessions of the Trickbaby, so I thought it would be worth the re-watch first.

How many people recognize Vanessa’s photo of the father she never met as Richard Speck?

It’s still very funny and dark.

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