3 things about Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN

BlacKkKlansman [2018]

1. Polaroid.
2. Free at last.
3. Corn oil.

Powerful.

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3 things about Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON

Barry Lyndon [1975]

1. A plugget of tow.
2. “I volunteer.”
3. A toy carriage pulled along by two sheep.

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3 things about Ingmar Bergman’s AUTUMN SONATA

Autumn Sonata [1978]

1. “A mother and a daughter. What a terrible combination of emotions and confusion and destruction.”
2. Glowing green eyes. Red-rimmed eyes.
3. He closes the envelope but does not seal it.

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3 things about John Glen’s FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

For Your Eyes Only [1981]

1. “I adore grateful men.”
2. He smuggles pistachios.
3. They plunge through the stained glass window.

3 other things.

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3 things about Peter Hyams’s 2010

2010 [1984]

1. Dusty hull.
2. Red calculator.
3. “I understand now, Dr. Chandra. Thank you for telling me the truth.”
“You deserve it.”

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3 things about George Cukor’s KEEPER OF THE FLAME

Keeper of the Flame [1943]

1. A junior-sized football.
2. “But I didn’t warn him. Because it came to me. A clean death in the rain was the best thing that could happen to Robert Forrest.”
3. Smoke swirling around them, he almost kisses her. Almost.

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3 things about Freddie Francis’s TROG

Trog [1970]

1. A sort of jumpsuit/smock with lapels on both the front and back.
2. Dinosaur flashback.
3. Impaled on a stalagmite.

Oh, Joan. She really should have called it a day after Night Gallery. What an amazingly poor, ineptly written film.

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