3 things about Angela Robinson’s PROFESSOR MARSTON AND THE WONDER WOMEN

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women [2017]

1. “When will you stop justifying the whims of your cock with science?”
2. 50-60% less bondage.
3. A new stove.

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3 things about Paul Schrader’s AMERICAN GIGOLO

American Gigolo [1980]

1. “I know what I see.”
2. Laying out his wardrobe, creating outfits.
3. The ultimate humbling: driving a Pinto.

Interesting that both David Thomson and Bret Easton Ellis write about it in their new books.

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3 things about Fritz Lang’s SCARLET STREET

Scarlet Street [1945]

1. He carefully, adroitly slices the liver.
2. “I’ve been out to dinner with him three times this week and now he’s talking about breakfast.”
3. A chair for a nightstand.

3 other things. Possibly my favorite Fritz Lang film?

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3 things about Kimberly Reed’s DARK MONEY

Dark Money [2018]

1. The office is located in its own little house.
2. Why lobby a politician when you can instead buy them outright at the very beginning?
3. A 3-3 vote on everything.

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3 things about Christian Petzold’s TRANSIT

Transit [2018]

1. The whole film is a bartender’s story!
2. Omnipresent heavily-armed guards outside the American Consulate.
3. Suddenly, she’s just not there.

Tightly coiled, frightening, uniquely relevant.

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3 things about Otto Preminger’s IN HARM’S WAY

In Harm’s Way [1965]

1. They both toss their pineapple garnishes off the veranda.
2. Bullet through the cheek.
3. “I’m so scared my bones are clicking, like dice on a Reno crap table.”

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3 things about Clyde Bruckman’s MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE

Man on the Flying Trapeze [1935]

1. Eating toast like it’s corn on the cob.
2. “It must be hard to lose a mother-in-law.”
“Very hard, very hard. Almost impossible.”
3. Filing system.

3 other things.

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