Outside of Swinging London, he seems to state existed a world where women have not yet achieved anything approaching parity with their male counterparts. The original film is one of the best English thrillers of all time and despite being made nearly thirty years ago still packs a punch. As we have already discussed, the audience establishes an early link with Carter and he is in almost every single shot of the final edit; Carter literally dominates the movie. This brutalaustere crime-thriller focuses a cheerless enforcer Jack Carter hard-working star Sylvester Stallonea toughamoral gangster who works as a killer in Los Angeles. The original was a morality play on as another reviewer has pointed out the theme of "those who live by the sword shall die by the sword".
The original was a morality play on as another reviewer has pointed out the theme of "those who live by the sword shall die by the sword".
Carter keeps the things moving along until ending vendetta. In terms of style, therefore, Get Carter represented a complete swing in focus from the aesthetic and nostalgic to the realistic, a shift that would have lasting consequences for the gangster and drama genres on both sides of the Atlantic. JamesHitchcock 6 October Two years ago I helped preserve the original for WB. The guys he goes up against are a little a out of the reach of the law. When he gets home he learns some of his old cronies were responsible so you know the drill