#16 From the Twitter archives, part 2: Point Blank
John Boorman’s memorable 1967 thriller.
Point of departure
Point Blank (1967) was one of JG Ballard’s favourite films—one wonders if it was a principal influence on his ‘concrete and glass’ period. For a Hollywood film it’s remarkably bizarre and alienating (a good thing). It’s a tale of settling scores that begins in an abandoned Alcatraz.
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