Long time listener
My favorite “hangout movie”. Clearly about far more than the final days of one era of New York's nightlife: it's about regret (both in the personal sense and the historical); it's about art, creation, and inspiration; it's about the way a city can function as an organism, with each person playing the role of single cell in that organism. The way everybody dances at the end always makes me teary.
"My problem is that I can have... everything and anything that I want but I don't know what I want."
It's really that simple. Almost like a quirkier Badlands, which does sound horrendous, when Miami Blues is anything but that. Try masterpiece.
I don't really have much to say, just want to note how great it was for Junior's manchild impulses to be matched step by step through Armitage's brilliant screenplay. For a man whose mantra was doing what he…