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6: Point Break (1991) – Phil’s Top 10 Films

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
Point Break was the first major blockbuster action film directed by a woman (now Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow).  It’s a heist movie, a cops and robbers movie, a warped buddy cop movie, an even more warped love story, an action movie, a study on friendship and an extreme sports movie all in one.  Reeves established himself as a star in waiting and Swayze cemented himself as one of the biggest leading men of the early 90’s.  But Point Break is much more than this.  It’s almost arthouse in it’s stylings and challenges audiences perceptions from the start. Another reason why the start of the 90’s was a true golden age for cinema.

Best Bit: The sky dive

Buy, Stream, Avoid: Buy

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Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

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