Trial by Fire
The film plods at points, trudging along, and there are a few misguided narrative "devices" tacked on, but still, "Trial by Fire" bristles with anger.
At Business Insider, Steve Kovach has posted a piece linking to SlashFilm, which found a clip from 1983 as their Video of the Day for last Thursday. It's a segment from "Nightline," with John Simon, then the critic for the National Review, attacking the juvenile quality of the "Star Wars" films. To respond, "Nightline" called on Roger and Gene. It's an amazing piece of television.
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