3 things about Robert Zemeckis’ CONTACT

Contact [1997]

1. Broken bowl of popcorn.
2. Face displacement.
3. Eighteen minutes of static.

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3 things about Tomas Alfredson’s TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy [2011]

1. We never fully see Karla or Ann.
2. Communist Santa Claus, complete with Lenin facemask.
3. A bullethole appears beneath his left eye.

3 other things.

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3 things about Martin Ritt’s THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold [1965]

1. He takes his cup of tea and walks over to the bar.
Control looks over and asks, “Would you like a drink?”
“I’ll wait.”
2. “Oh, yes, yes. She was a Communist too. She believed in free love. At the time it was all I could afford.”
3. She suddenly goes limp in his grip.

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3 things about Paul Feig’s THE HEAT

The Heat [2013]

1. Someone else’s cat.
2. “You need to vent that furnace.”
3. Posing on the gurney.

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3 things about Delbert Mann’s THAT TOUCH OF MINK

That Touch of Mink [1962]

1. “Oh, no. She wouldn’t say yes till he came to the house. They have eight children now.”
“Well, that couldn’t have happened over the phone.”
2. She waves hello with an empty bottle on her toe.
3. He dumps her in the back with the poultry.

Shoddiest Cary Grant movie ever? Yet through sheer charm he nearly overcomes how sexist and prudish it is.

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3 things about Paul Feig’s GHOSTBUSTERS

Ghostbusters [2016]

1. Hood ornament.
2. Dumpster.
3. “Oh now there’s a roomful of nightmares.”

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3 things about Kristina Goolsby & Ashley York’s TIG

Tig [2015]

1. Cat pictures with Conan.
2. Tig meets Harpo.
3. “This is the part where I have cancer!”

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