3 things about Ranald MacDougall’s THE WORLD, THE FLESH AND THE DEVIL

The World, The Flesh and the Devil [1959]

1. Model train winding through the apartment.
2. Arranging the dropcloth, he draws his arm across her throat.
3. Tied to the helm.

3 other things.

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3 things about Ray Enright and Busby Berkeley’s DAMES

Dames [1934]

1. Canoodling in the moonlight on the Staten Island ferry.
2. Triple strength from Canada.
3. Moving through a tunnel of dames.

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3 things about Kogonada’s COLUMBUS

Columbus [2017]

1. Waitress interrupting their vulnerable moment.
2. His hat in the chair and then his hat missing from the chair.
3. Sad Culkin eyes.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO

Psycho [1960]

1. Dusty hotel binds.
2. Towel under the mop in the bucket.
3. “It isn’t gelling.”

3 other things.

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3 things about Charlie Kaufman’s I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS

I’m Thinking of Ending Things [2020]

1. He follows the animated pig down the hallways of the high school.
2. 70s waitress uniform; the washing machine is filled with the polo shirts of a maintenance uniform.
3. Gena Rowland analysis.

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3 things about Nicholas Ray’s ON DANGEROUS GROUND

On Dangerous Ground [1952]

1. Peas, and the way they cook vegetables.
2. Jimmy Conlin as a pharmacist.
3. He finally takes the trouble to notice he was just a boy.

3 other things.

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3 things about Hannah Jayanti’s TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES

Truth or Consequences [2020]

1. Tiger bite on the lip.
2. She gets a kick out of making announcements.
3. Fruitless visit by the Building Inspector.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s TENET

Tenet [2020]

1. He carefully attaches one of his cufflinks to a notch on his belt.
2. “Our mission is to fail to defuse the bomb.”
3. The bottom half of the building restores itself just before the top half of the building blows apart.

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3 things about Jim Henson’s THE GREAT MUPPET CAPER

The Great Muppet Caper [1981]

1. A jar of Carlsford jelly.
2. The glass slipper business.
3. “It’s plot exposition, it has to go somewhere!”

3 other things.

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3 things about William Dieterle’s LAWYER MAN

Lawyer Man [1932]

1. Dipping breadsticks in wine.
2. “Say, what’s the matter with these clothes? Aren’t they all right?”
“Sure. They’ve been all right since the armistice.”
3. Sterling Holloway in a tiny role.

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