Purely as an exercise in aesthetics, the film could be appreciated, but it was tough to get through for the reasons mentioned above. This is the kind of arthouse movie I can admire without really enjoying.
Peaked at #39 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, March 12th, 1983.
Wait a minute. This is supposed to be 1977. Why are they playing a song from 1979?
"They say it's kind of frightening how this younger generation swings."
"Rape-revenge movies -- from Wes Craven's "Last House on the Left," Meir Zarchi's "I Spit on Your Grave" and Sam Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs" in the 1970s to Niels Arden Oplev's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" (2009) -- are made almost exclusively by men." https://www.yahoo.com/news/revenge-feminist-horror-post-weinstein-era-051008868.html?soc_src=hl-viewer&soc_trk=fb Yet again, Peckinpah's Straw Dogs gets lazily lumped into the … Continue reading Peckinpah’s Classic, Slandered Again
To paraphrase a line from Repo Man, "I can't believe I used to like these albums".
Presented in order of appearance in the movie (minus cover songs played during the Last Dance).