I don't record re-watches, just films I haven't seen before.
This film mixes elements of "Gaslight" and "Rear Window," but is not near as tight as either of them story-wise. It did include some interesting social commentary about how women were often dismissed or deemed "insane" if what they were saying was inconvenient or controversial. Barbara Stanwyck and George Sanders both gave solid performances.
While the ending didn't work for me, I did love the modern western setting, the performances, and the development of the characters. The opening scene where we see a bull run down the chute towards the camera, and then it pans up to Robert Mitchum hovering over it about to start his ride, was terrific.
This film was not only beautiful in its scenery and scope, but in its handling of humanity and its relationship with the earth, technology and each other. Even after the 5 hour runtime concluded, I wanted to spend much, much more time with these characters who were so wonderfully realized. That's just how deep and colorful of a world Wim Wenders created. The plot took on so many fascinating turns that it continually felt fresh and alive.
The defining moment…
"Rumble" is a must-watch documentary for everyone, but especially for those who love music. Being a huge music fan myself, I can't tell you how moved I was by this film and how much I continued to learn about the indigenous community and their rich history and culture.
Imagine it being against the law to sing, dance or own a drum. Not only has your land been taken from you, but now your expression of art, a lot of which…