Sunday, October 6, 2013
Neo-western is an elusive genre. Many have tried to modernize the ruggedness of men with rifles riding into prairie sunsets, but few have achieved the sexy noir-like charm of Red Rock West.
Starring Nicholas Cage from the time when he still had some integrity, Dennis Hopper while he was at his most insane and outrageous, and the dreamy Lara Flynn Boyle as the alluring femme fatale.
Tubleweed scatter in fear, as a lonesome road bring their journeys to a crash course in a one-horse town not big enough for the three of them, and the only thing sure to survive, is the catchy soundtrack.