This evening I re-watched Ridley Scott's Legend for the first time in ages. I forgot what a strange movie it is, and I wonder why I don't see more references to it? While not amazing by any means, I'd say it is a solid film. Some points that stood out to me during this re-watching:

  • It stars a young, pantless Tom Cruise (for real, I don't think he ever puts pants on)
  • It is oh oh oh so very windy throughout the entire film (even indoors)
  • It is next-level in its Ridley Scottyness, especially the audio-landscape of the film. Its ambiance feels sort of like Blade Runner in how loud everything is.
  • The bad guys mostly speak in rhyme

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DrOct

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@eli I haven’t seen it since I was a kid. Sounds like you feel like it at least mostly holds up?

eli

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@DrOct "holds up" is probably pushing it 😬

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