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3 things about Michael Crichton’s LOOKER

Looker [1981] 1. The doorbell rings. She takes off her robe and goes to answer the door in her underwear, naturally. 2. Insufficient body twist. 3. Spurt Toothpaste.

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3 things about Stanley Donen’s SATURN 3

Saturn 3 [1980] 1. Gravity in four directions. 2. “You have a great body. May I use it?” 3. The spectacle of a naked Kirk Douglas strangling Harvey Keitel is one I will not soon forget.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s eXistenZ

eXistenZ [1999] 1. Balmsticks for bioports. 2. “You have to play the game to find out why you’re playing the game.” 3. Cheek-shredding teeth bullets.

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3 things about Val Guest’s THE DAY THE EARTH CAUGHT FIRE

The Day the Earth Caught Fire [1961] 1. The Thames is a tiny creek in the middle of the riverbed. 2. “Have you suffered from marriage, divorce, any other viruses?” 3. Splashing around in water is the ultimate decadence.

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3 things about J.J. Abrams’ SUPER 8

Super 8 [2011] 1. He makes a mental calculation and says, “I could get back into disco.” 2. A hole in his space shuttle poster. 3. Exploding water tower.

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3 things about David Lynch’s DUNE

Dune [1984] 1. The ducal pug. 2. “Remember, walk without rhythm and you won’t attract the worm.” 3. Snack time. He rips off a chunk of flesh from a dead cow (horse?) suspended upside down from the ceiling. 3 other … 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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