“and since the movie is from Travis’s point of view, we’re expected to share at least some of the same feelings he does.”
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I always thought of Travis’ motivation to assassinate Palantine was that it would have been his final revenge against Betsy for rejecting him. He knew how dedicated she was to him as a cantidate, and he could have the power to completely ruin that for her. I do agree with…
I cannot wait to revisit this film in a couple years and get something new out of it, in the same way that you did. This film is super layered and cutting edge, and I feel that people that write it off as some “filmbro antihero worship” type movie aren’t doing it justice at all.