A strange little film. It is important to take this film in its context; NYC was a very fucked-up place in the 1970's, scary and violent. This absurdist comedy fantasized a bizarre response to that environment.
starts of good but goes into realms to the director isn't capable of handling well. The change of tone can do wonders for the likes of Lynch, but not every filmmaker is up to his level. Cinema of the absurd it isn't