3 things about Sergio Corbucci’s THE GREAT SILENCE

The Great Silence [1968]

1. The stagecoach is running a week late.
2. Faceburn.
3. “We’ll eat for a week off that beast.”

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s TENET

Tenet [2020]

1. Skittering backwards across the floor in pursuit of the gun.
2. A blue side and a red side.
3. Sunscreen and a wet deck.

3 other things.

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3 things about Jean Renoir’s THE WOMAN ON THE BEACH

The Woman on the Beach [1947]

1. “Peg, you’re so beautiful. So beautiful outside, so rotten inside.”
2. The only thing he saves from the fire is his typewriter.
3. Coat of a ghost.

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3 things about François Ozon’s SWIMMING POOL

Swimming Pool [2003]

1. She spits her mouthful of yogurt back into the bowl.
2. Tristana on the balcony.
3. Reappearance of the crucifix.

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3 things about George Marshall’s THE BLUE DAHLIA

The Blue Dahlia [1946]

1. “Why not? Plenty of genial old parties like you commit murders.”
2. He pounds on the wall. “We got a sick baby in here!”
3. Bathing his ankle in salt water.

3 other things.

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3 things about Andrew Ahn’s FIRE ISLAND

Fire Island [2022]

1. “Yeah, I’ve heard your TED Talk.”
2. Denting the cans.
3. “We’ve got a very angry lesbian on board.”

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3 thing about Charlotte Wells’s AFTERSUN

Aftersun [2022]

1. Karaoke with “Losing My Religion.”
2. A huge clump for a big back.
3. We see the Turkish carpet on the floor of her bedroom.

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3 things about Michael J. Paradise’s THE VISITOR

The Visitor [1978]

1. Actual line of dialog: “Gives me the scary creeps.”
2. Shelley Winters warbles “Short’nin’ Bread.”
3. “I’m a pretty bird.”

3 other things.

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3 things about Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy [2021]

1. Zoom in, instant redo.
2. He has a job as a literature editor even though he doesn’t read any. “Perhaps that’s why they hired me.”
3. They keep holding hands for a very long time.

3 other things.

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3 things about Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s SUDDENLY, LAST SUMMER

Suddenly, Last Summer [1959]

1. Trails of debris.
2. Daiquiris at 5 o’clock.
3. “We procured for him!”

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