Easy Ride, Awful Film

Review of Easy Rider, Directed by Dennis HopperI wrote earlier of my shameful admiration for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. That movie, released in 1969, is a classic of the era, a milestone of subversive cinema, a major way-station on the road to counter-cultural celebration of anti-heroes. It won lots of awards and adorns the lists of greatest movies. It is also hilarious and awesome.Easy Rider was also released in 1969, is also a classic of the era, is also on the American Film … [Read more...]