By Douglas Messerli
I told him I thought so, but he just, he just couldn't stop, he
just, he just couldn't stop, he just...couldn't stop.
Without being too literal in its connections, in fact, After Hours might be said to be a updated version of that great American fantasy, wherein Hackett becomes a desperate Dorothy after a whirlwind taxi ride that ends with his landing in a strange new place where everything he knows is turned upside down. In Minion's somewhat perverted and misogynist retelling of the tale, the witches are closer to man-eating S&M harridans (Kiki Bridges [Linda Fiorentino] and Gail [Catherine O'Hara], with their flying monkeys represented by the SoHo vigilante mobs in search of a victim.