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3 things about Vincenzo Natali’s CUBE

Cube [1997] 1. Scaramanga. 2. Wire twist. 3. Into the light.

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3 things about Joe Dante’s GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH

Gremlins 2: The New Batch [1990] 1. Dr. Catheter hands the kleenex to an assistant and says, “Have this tissue analyzed.” 2. Edward G. Robinson gremlin. 3. “I’m melting, I’m melting!”

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3 things about Joe Dante’s INNERSPACE

Innerspace [1987] 1. “I’m possessed!” 2. A white suit and a fur coat. 3. Stomach acid skeleton.

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3 things about Joe Dante’s EXPLORERS

Explorers [1985] 1. Charles M. Jones Junior High School. 2. At the junkyard, Rosebud. 3. The windshield of the spacecraft is a TV screen.

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3 things about Spike Jonez’ HER

her [2013] 1. “I don’t want to be a puppy dog, that’s like being a wet noodle.” 2. Too much processed sugar. 3. Love: a socially acceptable form of insanity.

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3 things about Joel Schumacher’s THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING WOMAN

The Incredible Shrinking Woman [1981] 1. “An open mind … and an open mouth?” 2. Colonel Ed’s Breakfast Buns. 3. “Look Mom, disco!” 3 other things.

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3 things about James Cameron’s ALIENS

Aliens [1986] 1. Stardust all over the bridge. 2. Reebok product placement. 3. Waiting for an elevator. 3 other things.

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3 things about Nicholas Roeg’s THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

The Man Who Fell to Earth [1976] 1. While drying the glass with a towel, one of her press-on nails comes off. 2. “They’re stuck. Now I’ll never get them off.” 3. Christmastime in a liquor store.

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3 things about AKIRA KUROSAWA’S DREAMS

Akira Kurosawa’s Dreams [1990] 1. She gently drapes him with her shawl. At first she pats him soothingly. Then she holds him down. 2. “I couldn’t get the ear right, so I cut it off and threw it away.” 3. … 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. “There is an old Vulcan proverb: Only Nixon could go to China.” 2. Iman smoking a cigarillo. 3. Rivets on his eyepatch.

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