Escape from New York

Escape from New York ★★★★★

"No human compassion."

The Master's avatar always has been and always will be Snake, the chain-smoking cynic who secretly cares about other people way too much not to help them out. this is why so many Carpenter films revolve around an unlikely group of stragglers coming together to fend off (in this case, escape) some sort of vicious or fascistic or apocalyptic threat. sometimes you just gotta do the right thing.

note from credits: Frank Capra's grandson Frank Capra III was the assistant location manager on this picture.

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