Before The Deer Hunter, Bobby DeNiro was only known for small overlooked films like Taxi Driver and The Godfather Part II. An unflinching look at
Anyway, the movie has just been reissued on a 2-disc Legacy Series Edition DVD, complete with all sorts of extras. For a chance to win all the joys of the ‘Nam experience, click the link below, include your full name and address, give your best 1000 yard stare and answer the following questions:
1. When The Deer Hunter is brought up in conversation, everyone remembers the sickeningly intense Russian Roulette scene. Name another film from the 70s and/or 80s made especially notorious for a single scene.
2. Director Michael Cimino made a significant impression with Deer Hunter, only his second film (after Thunderbolt and Lightfoot), before making a slow slide down a slope that included a Christopher Lambert movie. Who’s your favorite director to never recapture the glory achieved early in their filmmaking career?
3. Much like Braddock and Rambo after him, DeNiro returns to a living hell because he refuses to leave a man behind. Who or what would make you brave harsh elements, punji stakes and a whole lot of AK-47s to retrieve?