Will watch anything and will probably enjoy it.
"A dream unfolds."
Reminded me a lot of Michael Mann's The Keep from around the same time, a single instance where you can really feel outside interference meddling with a filmmaker's singular and otherwise uncompromised vision, so much so that they've practically disowned the final product. A stacked cast and a lot of visual imagination keep it going, but the narrative has been so stripped down to it's base elements for mainstream accessibility and coherence that it's devoid of any actual resonance.
Walter Sobchak: Is this your homework, Larry? Is this your homework, Larry?
The Dude: Look, man...
Walter Sobchak: Dude, please? Is this your homework, Larry?
The Dude: Just ask him about the car.
Walter Sobchak: Is this yours, Larry? Is this your homework, Larry?
The Dude: Is that your car out front?
Walter Sobchak: Is this your homework, Larry?
The Dude: We know it's his fucking homework! Where's the fucking money, you little brat?
Walter Sobchak: Look, Larry. Have you…
"Locksley! I'm gonna cut your heart out WITH A SPOON!"
I'm pretty sure that if I watched this for the first time today, I wouldn't like it. I'd detest all of the inaccuracies, plotholes and dodgy accents.
But I didn't see this for the first time today. I've seen this countless times since I was a kid and back then it was only the film's sense of adventure that mattered to me and still does now.
Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves, to this very day, never fails to transport me back to my 12 year old self.