Thief

Thief

first time i watched this i was either 21 or 22. i liked it at the time but thought it was my least favorite michael mann picture. i remember even thinking to myself, “why did he have to burn everything down, couldn’t he have just killed him and enjoy retirement?”

rewatched about 2 months ago and haven’t been able to get it out of my head. sometimes i will get drunk and just throw on the opening sequence before i fall asleep. and while the ending didn’t really resonate with me at 21, it resonates with me at 25 in a BIG way. in fact, it’s one of the only things currently that truly makes me feel something.

BURN IT ALL DOWN, BABY

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