3 things about Michael Anderson’s LOGAN’S RUN

Logan’s Run [1976]

1. Slo-mo sex club.
2. “I hate Outside! I hate it!”
3. Cats in Congress.

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3 things about Greg Araki’s THE LIVING END

The Living End [1992]

1. “Fuck! Don’t these wenches listen to anything else besides k.d. lang and Michelle Shocked?!”
2. Beer and Barbie cereal.
3. Choking in the shower.

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3 things about John Huston’s THE AFRICAN QUEEN

The African Queen [1951]

1. She unfurls the umbrella and positions it above his head.
2. Forging a blade.
3. A very quick marriage.

3 other things.

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3 things about Walt Disney’s PETER PAN

Peter Pan [1953]

1. Tinker Bell measures her hips.
2. Water-powered clock in the treehouse.
3. Regrettable (and forgettable) song “What Made the Red Man Red?”

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3 things about Guillermo del Toro’s NIGHTMARE ALLEY

Nightmare Alley [2021]

1. His eye seems to follow you no matter where you stand.
2. December 1941; there’s nary a Christmas decoration to be seen.
3. The way she says, “I’ll live.”

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3 things about Anthony Powell’s ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE

Antarctica: A Year on Ice [2013]

1. T3 Syndrome.
2. Mummified seal.
3. He shows us the bunkhouse, spumes of frozen air piled everywhere.

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3 things about Richard Fleischer’s FANTASTIC VOYAGE

Fantastic Voyage [1966]

1. Arthur O’Connell’s giant eye.
2. Jelly valves.
3. The g-forces inch her body up the wall.

3 other things.

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3 things about Nichols Roeg’s INSIGNIFICANCE

Insignificance [1985]

1. Napoleon’s crap.
2. “You can never understand anything by agreeing, by making definitions. Only by turning over the possibilities. That’s called thinking. If I say I know, I stop thinking. As long as I keep thinking, I come to understand. That way, I might approach some truth.”
3. Lipstick on the mirror, blood on the mirror. He doesn’t notice either.

3 other things.

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3 things about Maggie Gyllenhaal’s THE LOST DAUGHTER

The Lost Daughter [2021]

1. A crushing responsibility.
2. Making out on the hotel staircase next to a bottle of wine and two glasses.
3. Hatpin.

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3 things about Ernst Lubitsch’s HEAVEN CAN WAIT

Heaven Can Wait [1943]

1. “I hope you’ll forgive me, but we’re so busy down here. Really, sometimes it looks as if the whole world is coming to hell.”
2. Trapdoor and flames.
3. Gene Tierney’s weird matronly hairstyle.

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