Blu-ray review: HARD CORE LOGO

At the end of last week, my review of the new “All Access Edition” of Hard Core Logo (1996), which includes Hard Core Logo 2 (2010), posted at PopMatters.

Hard Core Logo contains a surprise, a moment of shock, that strikes me, both as an individual critic and as someone who teaches the film, as important to any initial viewing. I think that this moment has value not because of plot reasons, akin to learning that Verbal Kent is Keyser Soze, but because it’s a moment about character, one that will influence how you understand the nature and motivations of, particularly, main character, Joe Dick (Hugh Dillon) (Bruce McDonald’s film is, in any case, essentially plotless).

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