I have no qualms calling this movie an outstanding modern classic; I respect it more ardently than I do most 21st century cinema. Perhaps that’s due to the age I first saw it, but rewatch after rewatch my admiration hasn’t wavered.
“They had a lot of weapons, mister… and they was shootin’ bullets.”
And what a head-turning reference it is when Evans ‘recalls’ defending the US Capitol from confederate insurgents... some things, etc. etc.
“The day I die, Byron, I’m…