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Smells Like Twin Critics – Point Break

"Only by living absurdly is it possible to break out of this infinite absurdity" Julio Cortazar

The Kouhi Brothers share a brief reflection on this year’s Cannes Film Festival before continuing their 1991 retrospective with a special look at Kathryn Bigelow’s action cult classic Point Break. Plus, Nick celebrates the 40th anniversary of a Brian De Palma masterpiece while Alex reviews Green Knight director David Lowery’s directorial debut.



Intro & Cannes: 0:00 – 04:05

Point Break pt. 1: 04:06 – 23:17

Point Break pt. 2: 23:38 – 49:29

Nick’s Recommendation – Blow Out: 49:30 – 59:32

Alex’s Recommendation – Ain’t Them Bodies Saints: 59:33 – 01:08:17

Outro: 01:08:18 – 01:09:55


Blow Out

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Special Mentions:

Le Cercle Rouge

How Green Was My Valley


Revisitng Hours: ‘Point Break’ is the Greatest Female-Gaze Action Movie Ever

Tough guys have feelings too: the power of Point Break

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