Movies

Movie: Vanishing Point (1971)

After the mental effort of watching the three Lord of the Rings movies, I opted to settle down on a Sunday afternoon with something pretty mindless: Vanishing Point. This 1971 classic is all cal and culture. Our hero is the driver, Kowalski. He is a Vietnam vet, a former cop, a former race car driver, and former motorcycle racer. Everything he’s wanted to be and everything he’s wanted, he’s lost. He’s left with delivering cars across America. Oh, and a pretty wicked amphetamine problem. Kowalski had just delivered a car to Denver when he picks up a 1970 Dodge