There’s a very good reason you can get through watching Terrence Malick’s Badlands, in all its shocking violence and nihilism, and still be left thinking, “Damn, Martin Sheen looks like a badass.”
It’s because it’s true.
There’s a lot of wildness in the world, as Sheen the Younger has pretty amply demonstrated in the past couple weeks. So we thought we’d take a moment to celebrate Sheen the Elder in one of his wilder moments: playing the outlaw Kit Carruthers in Badlands. As it turns out, machetes are small time.