The best Mission Impossible villain and in Boogie Nights the most pathetic character ever portrayed on screen.
MI: 3 is a banger of a movie for multiple reasons but PSH just raises the stakes to a degree that I had never seen before in an action movie.
Boogie Nights is, for many reasons, one of the saddest movies I've ever seen.
(Also got me into learning about the Wonderland Murders, high on the list of subjects I can discuss at length but for many reasons am never asked to do so.)

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