Nolte is on brilliant form.
Whether or not Nolte topped up every day on the set, it is clear that he was born to play Bob. It is one of those performances that flows unhindered from an actor's deepest instincts.
Jordan pulls out all the stylistic stops--jump cuts, quick freezes- but those tricks don't detract from the story. In fact, they function as clues to its changing pattern and nature.