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As he lies dying on the bathroom ﬂoor, he can’t help but laugh as Abby believes Marty chased her, leaving him the chance to deliver one ﬁnal joke. Visser smirks at his own wit, but suddenly his expression changes. He glances upward at the pipes of the bathroom sink. Condensation builds. A single drop gathers, ready to fall. And below, Visser, dying from the gunshot, expresses fear for the ﬁrst time. * * * Blood Simple placed Joel and Ethan Coen on the cinema map during a period where independent ﬁlms lacked modern outlets.
Here, Tom exhibits a moment of weakness, a moment of humanity. He appears genuinely disgusted with himself The Professional Kill 35 when he ﬁres a shot into the woods, sparing Bernie’s life. Maybe Bernie reached him, maybe Tom did not want to cross Leo’s wishes, or maybe Tom had fallen for Verna and her repeated wishes to help spare Bernie’s life. Tom, void of emotion, gives no indication for his motivation, but he allows a grateful Bernie to walk. Tom, for the ﬁrst time, appears unsure of his actions, aimlessly instructing Bernie to blow town and never reappear.
I. must physically destroy his alter ego in order to free himself of past desires and to secure any chance of salvaging his love for Ed and their future together. I. drifts off in a constant state of dreaming with or without his alter ego. I. continually reveals his fantasies to the audience. In prison at the ﬁlm’s start, he lays in bed, arms folded behind his head as if entering another world. He dreams of Ed, realizing his imprisonment has separated them. ” Could the entire movie be a result of a lonely convict’s dream?