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  • The Missouri Breaks 1976

    ★★★ Watched 28 Jan, 2015

    The tone is all wrong.
    The music is all wrong.
    Marlon Brando is all wrong.

    Harry Dean Stanton is ALL right.

  • The Visitor 1979

    ★★ Watched 22 Jan, 2015

    Like Dario Argento doing sci-fi but way more demented (I KNOW RIGHT?!) and not nearly as pretty. And much more shit.

    Also - crapola movie/righteous fucking soundtrack - Argentoesque.

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  • Rolling Thunder 1977

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 Dec, 2014

    'I wanna get my hands on those murdering bastards.'
    'That'll pass Cliff, everything passes.'


    Woah. I was not expecting that. Like an existential 'First Blood' that transcends 'revenge movie' into something far weightier through a brilliant script and lead performances.

    It predates and near-enough renders 'First Blood' worthless guff. And I [used to] love 'First Blood'.

  • The Man Without a Past 2002

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Dec, 2013 1

    "I wonder if this was a wise thing to do?"

    "God knows, but let them dance."


    I especially liked the Matti Pellonpää portrait.