R.I.P. Dennis Hopper

Hopper’s misunderstood masterpiece The Last Movie holds a very special place in my cynical heart. I saw it at a pivotal time in my development as an aspiring filmmaker and everything that critics (and “people in the know”) derided as self-indulgent and pretentious I immediately embraced. It’s still among a handful of films from that period that manage to cull opinions that, ultimately, speak more about the viewers and their expectations of cinema than about the movies themselves.

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