Kathryn Bigelow's Big Adventure

Look at it! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity, man! Let me go out there and let me get one wave, just one wave before you take me in. I mean, come on man, where I am I gonna go? Cliffs on both sides! I'm not gonna paddle my way to New Zealand! [...]

Point Break Washes Up Onstage in Bay Area

Go ahead and laugh—many have. But Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 surf-and-robbery thriller Point Break is one of the most purely entertaining movies ever made. In addition to being Patrick Swayze’s greatest role (even better than Road House in the pantheon of Swayzedom), as Bodhi, the wave-riding criminal mastermind; in addition to the great novelty [...]