February 12, 2009 in Forgotten Films
If you’re anything like me (and I know you are) you often think “Why doesn’t that violent and irascible drunk Lee Marvin make anymore movies?” For those of you responding “Well, because he’s dead.” I say to you, Point Blank (atheist scum). A neo-noir crime thriller of metaphysical scale starring Lee, Archie Bunker, Dean Wormer and that hot naked chick who takes a shower in the beginning of Dressed to Kill. This movie starts by murdering Lee Marvin (Walker) who doesn’t even seem vaguely fazed by the event. That’s how tough Lee Marvin is fuckerz. Or is it all a dream (Patrick Duffy)? A violent revenge fantasy of a dying man in his final death spasms? Maybe Walker is an avenging angel? A gooey phantom righting the wrongs before proceeding on to the ethereal? Probably the last guy to ask is Walker because he seems almost as drunk as Lee Marvin in real life.
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