"Girls stink. They stink, they're evil, and they're all bad."
"I don't want to live anymore."
Buffalo '66 is fundamentally about alienation. Billy Brown is a man who simply needs to expel and put out into the world what he has been repressing for so long. This repression and lack of ability to vent makes him lash out, victimizing the marginalized for momentary relief from his greater anxieties. We find out Billy very well could have turned out fine, but instead comes from a line of men who are paranoid and unable to express themselves just the same. Even in his father's single moment of vulnerability, there is a threat ever present.
Billy is pathetic, Billy is unlikable, and worst…