The Kill Spit
I believe there are basic truths that we as humans share at the core of our being. They go beyond fear, love, hate or any feeling you can think of. One of these truths of which I speak is known as the Kill Spit! The need for one person to spread their saliva on another after they have put them down. This is and instinct which is glued to the human
subconscious and when caught on film, breath taking!
Clint Eastwood explores the Kill Spit in the 1976 classic The Outlaw Josey Wales. (A fantastic movie that has no business being mentioned on this site) Eastwood deceits the subtle nuances of this sacred act through his character Josey. Although this film is a nice case study, to the Kill Spit scholar it becomes too contrived. First of all, Mr. Wales chews tobacco, a habit that already involves spitting so the act of spitting itself becomes common place. Another unusual aspect of Eastwood's interpretation is that the spit becomes a prelude to the killing, which differs from the traditional Kill Spit. (Post-mortem)
Renee O' Conner delights our eyes with a brilliant Kill Spit in Alien Apocalypse. So much so we at Bad Movie Knights have honored her with a new term! The O'Conner Kill Spit: When the performance of the Kill Spit out shines anything that the actor has done in the movie to the point of it being their only true contribution.
Fletch is a Killing Word!