We have a desperate need as human beings to understand reality, and we go to desperate ends to avoid that reality. The curious thing is that when you do look at reality and face it, it is no longer fearsome.
“Peter Yates is one of those directors whose entire catalog of films is worth watching...if you can find them. Please, Criterion, get more Peter Yates! Oh, and also...1.) The Acting 2.) The Direction . . .”