Rumble Fish ★★★★

All Films Watched in 2020, Ranked / Coppola, Ranked

RUMBLE FISH 072620 on Peacock:

heavily layered. the performative Rusty James. the Motorcycle Boy reigns. lost adolescence. out of sight, dead to me.

"you know, i stopped being a kid when i was five."
"yeah? i wonder when i'm gonna stop being a little kid."

it's distilled chaos. energized by fluid movement, flashes of color and light, tight pacing, and surrealist undertones. to the tune of a snappy script and a beautiful score.

"but they belong... in the river. i don't think they would fight if they were in the river. if they had room to live."

the unceremonious destruction of a mythologized world.

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