This sweeping story of a huge Texas cattle ranch over several decades lives up to its name, but I think falls short of its clear ambition to be “Gone With the Wind, but as a Western.”
Category Archives: Dennis Hopper
BLUE VELVET (1986)
An, um, unique take on the dark underbelly of a small town from David Lynch, sort of the proto-Twin Peaks.
As March Madness continues in Indiana, we revisit this 1980s piece of “Pepperidge Farm buncombe” that’s somehow effective despite basically nothing that happens off a basketball court working at all.
EASY RIDER (1969)
Bikers, the open road, freedom, so many drugs. Who needs any story whatsoever? Well…
APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)
A movie that looks deep into its own soul and finds only horror.
REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE (1955)
James Dean’s most famous role, in the movie that kind of invented being a teenager.