My first R-rated movie was Rumble in the Bronx.
Figured I’d quit pussyfooting around and dive into the titans of cinema in my watchlist… DIFFICULT START!
Probably the most viscerally upsetting but brutally effective thing I’ve ever watched. Just a horrific, hyper-realistic depiction of the cruelty of war — the third act is a literal waking nightmare.
Now, one scene that holds little consequence for the storytelling inarguably pushes the realism envelope too far (clearly the Soviets have laxer views than most on harming animals for the sake of…