91. Rolling Thunder

As Eli Roth mentions in the Rolling Thunder edition of Trailers from Hell, this is a movie with a big violent scene at the beginning, and a big violent scene at the end. In between? Well, they don’t make revenge thrillers like this anymore — in America. It’s a brutal and cynical and headscratching film, … More 91. Rolling Thunder

100. First Blood

The horrors of the Vietnam War found myriad expression in film and literature, whether as confrontational psychodrama in Apocalypse Now, or as high-concept science-fiction in The Forever War. Different facets of the period, as reflected in popular culture, could be assembled toward a fuller picture. Not only do we see images of combat, explorations of … More 100. First Blood