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3 things about Rob Kuhns’ BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD

Birth of the Living Dead [2013] 1. An early Romero short film: “Mister Rogers Has a Tonsillectomy.” 2. Some zombies were played by ad executives. 3. Night of the Living Dead was later re-released on a double bill with Slaves.

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3 things about Peter Glenville’s THE COMEDIANS

The Comedians [1967] 1. The Columbus statue on a completely empty boulevard. 2. He squeezes the headless chicken, rubs blood and feathers all over Philipot. 3. “Would you sit down or something? With you kneeling there it makes me feel … Continue reading

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3 things about Nicholas Meyer’s STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country [1991] 1. “I find that remark … insulting.” 2. The boot doesn’t fit. 3. Federation-branded throw blanket. 3 other things.

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3 things about Stanley Kubrick’s SPARTACUS

Spartacus [1960] 1. A basket of green onions outside the kitchen door. 2. “This woman Varinia is in his house. All Rome knows about it. Malicious tongues even say that he’s in love for the first time in his life. … Continue reading

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3 things about Alain Resnais’ HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR

Hiroshima Mon Amour [1959] 1. Every morning at 4 o’clock, someone passes by her window, coughing. 2. Casablanca. An empty nightclub. A deserted bandstand. The only light seems to come from behind the bar. 3.”I will remember this affair as … Continue reading

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3 things about Otto Preminger’s LAURA

Laura [1944] 1. Recurring visual motif: wall arrangements of groups of objects (masks, framed pictures, etc.) 2. When asked if he ever knew a woman who wasn’t a doll or a dame, Mark replies, “Yeah, one, but she kept walking … Continue reading

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3 things about Ang Lee’s CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon [2000] 1. Multicolored cave walls. 2. He grimaces and says, “I will have to order from a larger restaurant.” 3. The needle pulls on his skin as he extracts it from his neck.

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