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Title: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: The Laird of Enfield on October 11, 2019, 11:36:58 PM

Great fillum, great suits.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGW-uWDUfXs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGW-uWDUfXs)
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: greenstreet on October 12, 2019, 12:05:36 PM

Great fillum, great suits.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGW-uWDUfXs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGW-uWDUfXs)

I concur, Marvin is the embodiment of cool in that, including his gunboat brogues.
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: Simon Bond on October 12, 2019, 06:46:04 PM
If l remember correctly Laird , you have mentioned that movie before.  Must be one of your favourites.  .
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: Simon Bond on October 13, 2019, 05:41:32 PM

Great fillum, great suits.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGW-uWDUfXs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGW-uWDUfXs)

I concur, Marvin is the embodiment of cool in that, including his gunboat brogues.
Yeah the embodiment of cool and Hard Mod , although apparently,  the term Hard Mod did not exist back in the day. .
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: The Laird of Enfield on October 13, 2019, 09:07:33 PM

Point Blank is a magic fillum.  If ye've no awreddy seen this hard mod revenge classic ye should get it watched post haste.

Big Lee's character isnae called "Walker" fur nowt.    ;D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwiKbrt5TPY (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwiKbrt5TPY)


Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: Simon Bond on October 14, 2019, 10:51:06 AM
Yeah , a good fillum and l first saw that on the tv when l was still at school. .
It was the kind if fillum that all yer buddies talked about the next day " hey , did you see that fillum last night . ."

I watched it again the last time you mentioned it . The enduring memory for me is big Lee walking along that corridor.  .it looks like he about to deal with a coupla Rockers    . .
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: greenstreet on October 14, 2019, 03:10:59 PM
Yeah , a good fillum and l first saw that on the tv when l was still at school. .
It was the kind if fillum that all yer buddies talked about the next day " hey , did you see that fillum last night . ."

I watched it again the last time you mentioned it . The enduring memory for me is big Lee walking along that corridor.  .it looks like he about to deal with a coupla Rockers    . .

He deals with the Mafia (sort of) instead. Watched it a couple times, it's an avant-garde film-noir, partly influenced by the french New Wave and European cinema, the screenplay thus isn't that coherent, and the lines between good and evil are blurred to say the least, but it makes for fascinating view. British newcomer John Boorman directed the project with fairly free hands and it shows, as he's usually a very interesting director when he enjoys free rein.
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: BrianB on October 14, 2019, 06:49:14 PM
Laird, might check out Prime Cut, another good Lee Marvin film...also with great suits..
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: The Laird of Enfield on October 15, 2019, 01:34:41 AM
Laird, might check out Prime Cut, another good Lee Marvin film...also with great suits..

Aye - couldnae help but be aware ay Prime Cut.  My Da worked as a butcher fur a few years when he first left school.  Finished his apprenticeship but quit eventually tae work in a chemical plant cos it paid better.

As ye say another good fillum but ah'd argue the lapels ur mibbe too wide fur mod tastes.

Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: detroitmike on October 16, 2019, 02:02:02 PM
Haven't seen the film, suits in the clip were all right, style wise, I preferred McQueen's look in  "Bullit" better... on another note, video host needs a trip to the barber's and a shave! ;D
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: Simon Bond on October 17, 2019, 11:27:01 AM
Haven't seen the film, suits in the clip were all right, style wise, I preferred McQueen's look in  "Bullit" better... on another note, video host needs a trip to the barber's and a shave! ;D
Bullit is probably one of my all time favourites.  Great clothes,  great acting , great plot and superb car chase thrown in for extra excitement , l feel l must concur . What's not to like . . 
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: greenstreet on October 17, 2019, 03:33:10 PM
Haven't seen the film, suits in the clip were all right, style wise, I preferred McQueen's look in  "Bullit" better... on another note, video host needs a trip to the barber's and a shave! ;D
Bullit is probably one of my all time favourites.  Great clothes,  great acting , great plot and superb car chase thrown in for extra excitement , l feel l must concur . What's not to like . .

Car chase is indeed superb, but I don't think "Bullitt" is that great as a movie, more a decent late 60s thriller, but McQueen is at his coolest there and Jacqueline Bisset is stunning.
Title: Re: The suits of Lee Marvin in Point Blank
Post by: Simon Bond on October 17, 2019, 05:48:01 PM
Haven't seen the film, suits in the clip were all right, style wise, I preferred McQueen's look in  "Bullit" better... on another note, video host needs a trip to the barber's and a shave! ;D
Bullit is probably one of my all time favourites.  Great clothes,  great acting , great plot and superb car chase thrown in for extra excitement , l feel l must concur . What's not to like . .

Car chase is indeed superb, but I don't think "Bullitt" is that great as a movie, more a decent late 60s thriller, but McQueen is at his coolest there and Jacqueline Bisset is stunning.
Sorry l neglected to mention great music provided by Lalo Shifron.  .
I do think for the time it is a great film and was probably the best car chase ever filmed at that time. It does portray a rather murky world of American crime and politics that is a bit too much , understandably , for Bissets character but overall l think even in the world of 21st century special effects , it still stands proud as a great , entertaining,  movie .  .