After discussing it in length in Dirk's Essentials: Horror list, I decided to go and rematch this, just to remind myself how much I liked it, and to check whether it did actually live up to my memory of watching it the first time.
Not only does it live up, I think I actually like it even more now. The performances from the two main actors are breathtakingly good, and while both characters are immensely screwed up and lonely, their…
Quite unlike any western I've ever seen before or are likely to see again. I'd heard a lot of things, both good and bad about Dead Man, and while it did take a while to get into it's groove, when I did, it became quietly lyrical, in a way you don't usually see in films.
Johnny Depp is at the top of his game here as William Blake (not that one!), quietly changing as he travels through the woods, into…