Watched on the newly released 4K UHD.
Nearly 30 years old, and still one of THE greatest TV show to film conversions ever.
Commanding work from Ford and Jones, good old fashioned practically shot action and suspense, a compelling score by James Newton Howard and while it may sometimes be clichéd to refer to a city being a character within a movie, Chicago is shot so supremely well in this movie that it literally feels like the most elaborately constructed cage ever for an epic cat and mouse game.
Easily one of the finest mainstream blockbuster tentpole thrillers of the 90s.
"Leaning.. Leaning... Leaning in the everlasting arms"....
The greatest Southern Gothic fairytale psychological suspenser ever committed to celluloid.
The most scintillating performance that the legendary Robert Mitchum ever delivered, besting his spectacular work as Max Cady in the original CAPE FEAR for sheer spine chilling evil.
For me, the most resplendent use of expressionistic light and shadows in American cinema, along with CITIZEN KANE.
Off the top of my head, I'm genuinely hard pressed to name a greater "one and…