I used to be Darker (Matthew Porterfield, 2013)
Sergeant Rutledge/Easy Rider
"Someday. You always talkin’ about someday - like it goin’ to be a promised land, here on earth…"
(See also: my Black Sin post.)
Easy Rider (James Benning, 2012)
"Such heroes [i.e. Baudelaire’s Dandy] are not outside society because they have been pushed out, or because society holds them, by its own force, above its head; they have stayed out. There is therefore about them the suspicion that their freedom is never more than a fantasy, like Huckleberry Finn’s—that while their profession is risks, their selves are never chanced. The latest avatar, self-proclaimed and claiming to be the last, appears as Peter Fonda in Easy Rider. The equation of the motorcycle with the horse is worked into the ground…”
Stanley Cavell, The World Viewed, 56.