The sheer brutality on display by Edward Norton in American History X‘s well-known curb stomp scene never fails to make me gasp. It’s sudden, it’s vicious, and such a cruel act of violence that you wonder who would think to do such a thing. It’s fuelled by hatred, not mere revenge for the attempted theft. It’s made all the more impactful by Norton’s unapologetic face as he’s arrested after the fact.
50DMC Day 48 – Movie scene that most makes you wince