His love of film, he tells now, is equalled only by his despair at contemporary cinema – not least his own. He insists no director has made a masterpiece since the 1970s.
What about Martin Scorsese? He snorts, and glugs: Goodfellas is bullshit. It is the lousiest film ever, ever made. After Raging Bull, according to Aki, he was a lousy amateur.
The first one [Badlands] was OK. That was in the 1970s. After that they were Christian bullshit.
Perhaps, how few have the courage (now after Luis Bunuel) to say, `Christian bullshit´.
We have a saying here in Finland, that the truth be heard from the mouth of children and drunken.