It's not Sin City. Multiple uses of "f--k," "s--t," "t-ts," "bastard," "ass," "damn," "whore," "hell," "goddamn," "oh my God," "Jesus" as an exclamation"scum sucker," "swine," mentions of sodomy and castration, and racial slurs like "Spic.
Buzz May 3, I love this movie. Advertisement The movie goes on and on, repeating the same setup and the same payoff: Duke and Gonzo take drugs, stagger into new situations, blunder, fall about, wreak havoc, and retreat to their hotel suite.
He probably could have been a brilliant novelist of any kind. His work became increasingly incoherent and meandering, and reports from his refuge in Woody Creek, Colorado depicted a man lost in the gloom of his pleasures.
Thompson -- but there's little actual writing going on in the movie amid the fog of drugs, drinking, and swearing. Both actors are world class in a film that squeezes your pleasure pads and wrings your brain but ultimately fails.
A favorite to teenagers who saw the twisted cover art and decided to stop there.
He is also the reporter, the main character of the film, and he is in such a daze that after the motorcycle race is over, he's not even sure who has won.
The overall effect of the movie is the equivalent of getting high -- only this probably isn't as dangerous. It's a nightmare, a joke, a blunder of comical, cosmically-fucked proportions.
What parents need to know Parents need to know that Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is a two-hour celebration of drugs, foul language, and debauchery, with little or no consequences, redemption, or lessons learned.