The Deer Hunter (1978)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –
1) Russian-Roulette
2) Christopher Walken
3) The PTSD of war

 

Cons –
1) One hour long Act I

Quote –
Nick : One Shot

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The Conversation (1974)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR –1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

 

Verdict – 5/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Guilt Ridden sleuth
2) The wrong interpretation of the conversation and the final Twist
3) Opening sequence
4) Supporting cast
5) Final failed house debugging scene and subsequent surrender.
6) Saxophone
7) Harry Caul’s distinctive plastic raincoat.

 
Cons –

 

1) Boring film with action only in last 10 minutes

 

Quote –

 

“We’ll be listening to you.”