By Drew Turney
Landmark feminist movie as two female friends leave drudgery, responsibility and unappreciative husbands for a few days holiday, kill a rapist and discover their true power as women in the ensuing run from the law. Simple and heartwarming as the previously downtrodden Lousie (Davis) finds the joy of sex (with petty thief Pitt in the breakout performance that made him a star), both women exact vengeance against the sexual objectivity of women (in destroying the rig of the pervert truckie) and standing up to careless authority (in getting the upper hand on the highway cop).
Despite a climax straight out of left field that seemed far too extreme, a great and credible story, very well scripted and photographed, with something important to say, this film is essential viewing for both sexes.
Blu-Ray Details and Extras
MGM’s recent batch of catalog-releases have come out lookin’ a million bucks on Blu-ray, “Thelma & Louise” is no exception. The sound is very good but better is the video transfer – it’s amass with detail, bouncing with colour and essentially free of grain and compression artifacts.
Extras include commentary tracks (two; one with the cast and writer; another with Ridley Scott); a superb three-part documentary on the making of the movie; the extended ending; 40 minutes of deleted scenes; some vintage featurettes; music vid and trailer gallery.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.