Wrecks, though — wrecks are fascinating. It’s true that, reading through his interviews, you feel a pure, prurient thrill at the smoking aftermath. “They’re cautionary tales. And this movie is like the driver’s-ed films they showed back in high school,” he says. “If you want to make an impact, you don’t show someone cruising the Riviera with the top down. You show them dead and bloody at the side of the road.”
— Dana Adam Shapiro, in this piece all about brutality as it relates to couples splitting.