Film School: Evil Milk

The beverage of choice of movie villains?

Identifying the trait shared by Col. Hans Landa from Ingolrious Basterds, Anton from No Country for Old Men, Alex from A Clockwork Orange, and Rose from Get Out, The Epilogue asks, “Evil characters drinking milk in film. What do you think this means?“:

Replies added Immortan Joe from Mad Max: Fury Road

… the assasin Leon from Leon: The Professional

… and (of course!) Ash from Alien (1979):

One asks of Ravenna (in Snow White and the Huntsman and The Huntsman: Winter’s War):

Further Viewing

Pay close attention to how a glass of milk is used as a chess piece in the quietly tense opening scene of Inglorious Basterds: