Matchup of the Day: A Clockwork Orange vs. Scarface

Chad Hoolihan

Having no affiliation with any spiritual or philosophical movements, Chad instead attempts to find meaning through watching movies.  He also enjoys  watching birds fight over food in supermarket parking lots.

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3 Responses

  1. Daniel Slack Daniel Slack says:

    Thoughts on A Clockwork Orange…
    https://t.co/ERbzwhEqGf
    … what are yours?

    • Chad Hoolihan says:

      If I had to choose an antihero that I relate to, it would be Travis Bickle. Not because I want to assassinate a politician or anything like that, or even massacre pimps. I think it’s more because of the social awkwardness and trying to figure out how to channel those “bad ideas in my head” into something NOT antisocial.

      I don’t view Alex as an antihero. Tony Montana is more like an antihero in my mind. Alex is not redeemable, or good, in any way. Free will is wasted on him. Tony does seem to have some limits, and loyalty means something to him. His sister issues are nuts, yes, but he does have moral standards. To me, an antihero has to be capable of good on some level.

  2. Nick Arndt Nick Arndt says:

    These are too good I have A Clockwork Orange at 485 & Scarface at 216. Out of 1701 seen flicks