Cruising ★★★★

Never question the dedication of an undercover cop willing to be gay just to stay incognito. The clear standout of this show is definitely the pervasive creepy atmosphere that never lets up and leaves you with a lingering dread from beginning to end, and as is always the case with Friedkin, the story is much better if you assume that everyone in it is a bad guy. You've also got to applaud the obvious iconoclasm given that this was made back in 1980 and I think would still be considered risque if released today. I'd say it's also pretty sexy if this is your particular bowl of Corn Flakes. The music was done by a guy named "Jack Nietzsche," which might be the coolest punk rock name ever.

Watched this with the collab.

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