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New In The USA: JACOB'S LADDER
Adrian Lyne's synthesis of post-traumatic stress syndrome (before that was a thing) and the classic Encounter at Owl Creek Bridge story motif yielded great returns for a film that was curiously dismissed or flat out ignored in 1990, despite the director coming off a massive popular success with the loopy and bombastic Fatal Attraction.
The film features Tim Robbin as a Vietnam veteran turned postal worker experiencing a paranoid mental breakdown. The film is laced with unforgettable images and atmosphere that, for me rank it up there some of the all-time scariest movies ever made.