The previous entry in Sidaris’ Lethal Ladies series, “Picasso Trigger,” paddles wildly to catch up with the insanity of “Hard Ticket to
The basic plot revolves around the search for a shipment of plundered Filipino gold lost at sea during World War II. Rodrigo Obregón returns as a brand new heavy,
The rotation of characters, too, is pared down. Another
Overall, the unique storyline makes for one of the more worthwhile entries in the series. In spite of its odd clarity, this still feels like a Sidaris movie, albeit strangley more refined.
By the way, someone recently pointed out that I never acknowledge "Malibu Express" as part this series, and I feel the need to explain myself at the risk of taking this shit way too seriously. In "Hard Ticket," Taryn has a "Malibu Express" movie poster on her wall, which I think would disqualify the events of that film as part of Dona and Taryn's reality. I know they acknowledge that an Abilene became an Actor in "Hard Ticket," but that doesn't make the events of "Malibu Express" a reality in this universe. I can't believe I'm arguing logic pertaining to these movies, but there ya go.