Capital Celluloid 2022 — Day 89: Fri Apr 1

Out of the Blue (Hopper, 1980): Prince Charles Cinema, 12.25pm

This 35mm presentation is also being shown on April 7th. You can find all the details here.

Chicago Reader review:
Dennis Hopper described
Out of the Blue as a follow-up to Easy Rider, even though it contains none of the same characters or that film's fascination with motorcycle culture; rather, the connection is spiritual and stylistic. As Reader emeritus Jonathan Rosenbaum once wrote, the movie is defined by "the Hopper flavor: relentlessly raunchy and downbeat, and informed throughout by the kind of generational anguish and sense of doom that characterizes both of his earlier films [Rider and The Last Movie]." It's unmistakably a downer, beginning and ending with scenes of violent death and featuring numerous depictions of drug abuse and emotional violence along the way. It's also a haunting portrait of juvenile delinquency that ranks among the most powerful in American cinema.
Ben Sachs

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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