How do you remember Marathon Man from 1976? Nazi dentist movie? Sure. But do you recall the slow motion car chase from still very German Yorkville (when there was still a Karl Ehmer store there) towards Central Park that sets in motion the complicated plot? Or this beautiful shot of Amsterdam Avenue at 116 St. that establishes Hoffman as a Columbia history grad student (dissertation topic: Tyranny in U.S. history):
How about this shot of Hoffman and the mysterious Swiss girlfriend (Marthe Keller) arriving at upstate rendezvous with his likely assassins:
Cellphone photos from Netflix streaming video. Cheap. But who can resist?