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3 things about Garry Marshall’s GEORGIA RULE

Georgia Rule [2007] 1. “For a smart girl, you do stupid well.” 2. She unplugs the phone, sets it on the counter, and drapes a dishtowel over it. 3. Old lady with Kleenex sticking out of her ears.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s MAPS TO THE STARS

Maps to the Stars [2014] 1. Toe shoes. 2. “Everything is research on some level.” 3. They both slip beneath the surface of the water and disappear.

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3 things about John Cassavetes’ A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE

A Woman Under the Influence [1974] 1. At different moments, both Mabel and Nick ask someone what time it is without receiving an answer. 2. “Tell me what you want me to be, I can be anything.” 3. He can’t … Continue reading

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3 things about Allan Dwan’s THE RIVER’S EDGE

The River’s Edge [1957] 1. Housecleaning attire: Daisy Dukes, skintight blouse, high-heeled shoes with powder puffs on them. 2. He looks at the silver case that contains the money and says, “What’s in the case?” “Change of underwear.” “You must … Continue reading

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3 things about Ray Milland’s HOSTILE WITNESS

Hostile Witness [1968] 1. No one grimaces like Ray Milland. Ray Milland invented the grimace. When he reacts to something going badly, or some fool saying something idiotic, he looks as if a brand new ulcer had suddenly sprouted in … Continue reading

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3 things about Gerd Oswald’s CRIME OF PASSION

Crime of Passion [1957] 1. She fingers the lapel of his coat and says, “Tell me Bill, how many elbows have you had poked in your eye?” 2. As she waits anxiously in the booth for Bill to join her, … Continue reading

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3 things about Hossein Amini’s THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY

The Two Faces of January [2014] 1. “I didn’t do it for him.” “You shouldn’t have done it for either of us.” 2. He grabs him by the crotch of his pants and dangles him overboard. 3. “I’m sorry I … Continue reading

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