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2. Wasn't familiar with Savages' book it was based on
Wed Mar 23, 2022, 04:48 AM
Mar 2022

I'm half afraid to read it now. My partner said the movie was like a Hitchcockian spaghetti western directed by Kubrick. But she's full blown twisted. Regardless, very well done, right up my ally.


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3. It was a western unlike any other. You didn't know what was happening
Wed Mar 23, 2022, 05:04 AM
Mar 2022

until the very end, or even why it was called the Power of the Dog. It was an anti-western, turning around western conventions of masculinity. It deconstructed themes that are current today and would be relevant to any western but are never explored. I don't know how different that was to the book, but the storytelling on film was genius.


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7. No one I know recommended it so it's a hard pass for me.
Wed Mar 23, 2022, 04:51 PM
Mar 2022

Same for Liquorice Pizza or whatever the hell its called.

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