Liberty Stands Still
Liberty Stands Still ★★ 2002 (R)
Title lends itself to several interpretations, one of which is literal. If Liberty Wallace (Fiorentino) doesn't stand still, she's a dead woman. Liberty is the wife of gun manufacturer Victor (Platt). She takes a cell call while walking in downtown L.A. and is informed if she doesn't handcuff herself to a nearby hotdog cart and keep talking that she will immediately be shot. Joe (Snipes), the sniper/caller, then informs Liberty that he has placed a bomb in the cart itself. His daughter was murdered by a gun and this is his way to bring attention to the situation. Good cast but the points are belabored—guns bad, we get it. 96m/C VHS, DVD . Wesley Snipes, Linda Fiorentino, Oliver Platt, Martin Cummins, Hart Bochner, Jonathan Scarfe, Ian Tracey; D: Keri Skogland; W: Keri Skogland; C: Denis Maloney; M: Michael Convertino.