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3 things about Jonathan Glazer’s UNDER THE SKIN

Under the Skin [2014] 1. Squalling baby, tide inching closer. 2. Pop. 3. It looks down at her own face.

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3 things about Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen’s THIS IS THE END

This Is the End [2013] 1. “You never know what you’re gonna get.” 2. A pink donut with sprinkles. 3. “Throw me that knife!” 3 other things.

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3 things about Jan Schmidt’s LATE AUGUST AT THE HOTEL OZONE

Late August at the Hotel Ozone [1966] 1. After bludgeoning the dog, she wipes the butt of her rifle on the grass. 2. Her first glass of milk in 15 years. She’s too overwhelmed to drink it. 3. She stares … Continue reading

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3 things about Jeannot Szwarc’s SOMEWHERE IN TIME

Somewhere in Time [1980] 1. “There are people waiting on that play!” 2. A penny from 1979. 3. Demon red eyes, pale gray skin.

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3 things about Ronald Neame’s THE HORSE’S MOUTH

The Horse’s Mouth [1958] 1. “You’re missing a big slice of life, Cokey. Half a minute of revelation’s worth a million years of know-nothing.” “Who lives a million years?” “A million people, every twelve months.” 2. As he stands up, … Continue reading

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3 things about Tito Davison’s THE BIG CUBE

The Big Cube [1969] 1. She got that accent in Switzerland? I guess? 2. “Sweetness, baby. Flow with the tide, that’s my bag.” 3. Psychedelic moving telephone.  

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3 things about Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

The Grand Budapest Hotel [2014] 1. Cat splat. 2. “I guess you would call that a draw.” 3. The knot of his tie is always crooked.

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3 things about Billy Wilder’s SUNSET BLVD.

Sunset Blvd. [1950] 1. Jack Webb as a happy-go-lucky party boy. 2. As he’s leaving, his pocket chain catches on the door. 3. “Then they got a couple of pruning hooks from the garden and fished me out, ever so … Continue reading

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3 things about Ang Lee’s SENSE AND SENSIBILITY

Sense and Sensibility [1995] 1. “Marianne, could you play another piece? Mamma has been weeping since breakfast.” 2. Three women weeping behind three different doors. She sits down on the stairs and sips the cup of tea. 3. She is … Continue reading

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3 things about Sidney Lumet’s CHILD’S PLAY

Child’s Play [1972] 1. He stuffs the malicious note into the headmaster’s hand. 2. The casket catches on the edge of the grave. 3. As the boys encircle him, a bar of light on his eyes and mustache. James Mason … Continue reading

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