Drive (2011)

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No, but I watched a documentary-length interview with him on Netflix and enjoyed it. He's a good talker. You're obsessed with him, so I presume you've seen that too.

Is it that Friedkin Uncut one? Haven't seen that and didn't know it was on Netflix. I watched that Corbucci one with Tarantino on there though.
 

linebaugh

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But in line with what sus and version were saying earlier I think what makes him this zeitgest character is theres a hint that there could be a personality under there, but its buried by the drivers constant need to be 'on the job'
 

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Yeah the blue city lighting, the soundtrack—it almost feels like a genre.

It's in line with what this guy on Twitter dubbed 'wet streets'. That look a bunch of Walter Hill's stuff has, some Hong Kong stuff and whatever else where you get smeared neon signs reflected off city roads, glowing bars and tunnels.

Thief, The Driver, The American Friend, Black Rain, King of New York, Blade Runner.
 
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IdleRich

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It's in line with what this guy on Twitter dubbed 'wet streets'. That look a bunch of Walter Hill's stuff has, some Hong Kong stuff and whatever else where you get smeared neon signs reflected off city roads at night, glowing bars and tunnels.

Thief, The Driver, The American Friend, Black Rain, King of New York, Blade Runner.

Sorta like this?

 

suspended

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I'm sorry. Would you mind telling me who you are talking to, please?
He was talking about me. I'm the "mascot for millennial sociopathy" apparently. Linebaugh is always cheap-talking about how Americans need to stick by one another, and then the second I disagree with a single one of his opinions, he throws me under the bus.
 

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Sorta like this?


That sort of thing feels like the current iteration of it along with Refn and stuff like Enter the Void, but it's also different. I think the wet streets thing only really exists from the 70s to possibly the 90s. The look I'm thinking of doesn't seem to be quite there with modern cities and digital filming. There isn't the same texture.
 
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