Sissy Spacek and Martin Sheen in “Badlands.”
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How Terence Malick’s ‘Badlands’ Reinvented Moviegoing

It was the summer of 1974, and for my  sister and me, there was a gross injustice in the world. I could tell you that the injustice involved saving the whales or impeaching Nixon—but we were entitled teenagers who lived near the beach and equated tanning with personal fulfillment; our outrage was over the fog being in all day. […]