3 things about Lorene Scafaria’s HUSTLERS

Hustlers [2019]

1. “Come into my fur.”
2. Three twenties.
3. She angrily shuts off the voice recorder; the film’s soundtrack drops out until she slams the door shut.

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3 things about Steve James’s STEVIE

Stevie [2002]

1. A disastrous outing at Excalibur.
2. Offer of protection from the Aryan Brotherhood.
3. Because he did not demonstrate remorse, ten years instead of six.

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3 things about Errol Morris’s A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME

A Brief History of Time [1991]

1. Eleven ways to get into the house.
2. Spaghetti.
3. Developing a new set of tools that no one else knows how to use.

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3 things about Kenji Mizoguchi’s UGETSU

Ugetsu [1953]

1. An admonition amidst the fog.
2. Sanskrit characters on smooth skin.
3. Suddenly, a fire in the hearth.

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3 things about Alfonso Cuarón’s A LITTLE PRINCESS

A Little Princess [1995]

1. Channeling Margaret Hamilton!
2. She skips gaily past them, saying, “Hello.”
3. Water droplets on a yellow rose.

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3 things about Tim Whelan’s Q PLANES

Q Planes [1939]

1. Nonsensical compacts.
2. Cooking stew as a catalyst for deep thinking.
3. A closet entirely filled with identical umbrellas and bowler hats.

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3 things about Marielle Heller’s CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

Can You Ever Forgive Me? [2018]

1. “Do you have a letter of authentication for the letter of authentication?”
2. Ossified cat turds under the bed.
3. Baking sheets of paper.

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