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3 things about BELLE TOUJOURS

Belle Toujours [2006] 1. He notices her, cranes in for a better look. When he’s knows for sure it’s her, he smiles and leans back in his seat. 2. She snaps the box shut and says, “It doesn’t interest me … Continue reading

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3 things about Budd Boetticher’s THE KILLER IS LOOSE

The Killer Is Loose [1956] 1. “A .357 Magnum? He’s not after me, he’s after elephants!” 2. Cooking under duress. 3. Plaid woman’s raincoat.

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3 things about David Mamet’s REDBELT

Redbelt [2008] 1. In one scene he moves a brandy snifter aside so that he can look Chet right in the eyes. Later, he slides an untouched glass of wine back and forth across the tablecloth to kill time. 2. … Continue reading

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3 things about Luis Buñuel’s BELLE DE JOUR

Belle de Jour [1967] 1. She walks through the autumn leaves and sits down alone on a park bench. From her purse she removes a handkerchief and blots a tear from her right eye. She goes back to see Madame … Continue reading

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3 things about Ang Lee’s RIDE WITH THE DEVIL

Ride with the Devil [1999] 1. He raises his hand and looks at it in wonder. No pinkie. 2. “How’s your rib?” “Not too fair. And your leg?” “The same.” 3. “Jacob Roedel.” The makings of a tear in his … Continue reading

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3 things about Matt Reeves’ DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [2014] 1. Ligeti hunt. 2. The power comes on and he almost begins to dance, but doesn’t. 3. An “X” on the front of the house.

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3 things about Rupert Wyatt’s RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Rise of the Planet of the Apes [2011] 1. He draws his window on the wall of his cell. 2. Flypaper dangling around the office. 3. “Apes stupid.” 3 other things.

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