Monthly Archives: August 2013

3 things about Sam Peckinpah’s BRING ME THE HEAD OF ALFREDO GARCIA

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia [1974] 1. After picking out some crabs, he pours the bottle of tequila down his boxer shorts. 2. “You guys are definitely … on my shitlist.” 3. A unique carry on. Hopefully the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Richard Linklater’s WAKING LIFE

Waking Life [2001] 1. A very large record collection, and on top of one of the cabinets the “His Master’s Voice” dog. 2. “You just lost two and a half million dollars.” 3. The same house, porch, car at the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about John Farrow’s NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES

Night Has a Thousand Eyes [1948] 1. Robinson steps out of the frame and the camera slowly dollies back. An empty room. Voiceover: “Somebody wrote a poem once. Something about, every man kills the thing he loves. He could have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about David France’s HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE

How to Survive a Plague [2012] 1. Larry Kramer: “Plague! 40 million infected is a fucking plague!” 2. AZT = $10,000 a year. 3. A giant yellow condom on Jesse Helms’ house. He stands there staring at it, holding a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Neill Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM

Elysium [2013] 1. “Don’t breathe on me! I’ve told you that before!” 2. She takes off her bandage and wraps it around his wrist. 3. “These will keep you functioning normally until you die.”

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

3 things about Jean Negulesco’s THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS

The Mask of Dimitrios [1944] 1. The Colonel asks him if he would like to see the stab wound. He answers no. But he looks at it anyway. 2. Peter Lorre in pajamas. 3. As he descends the staircase, three … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Andrew Dosunmu’s MOTHER OF GEORGE

Mother of George [2013] 1. On the dance floor, the wedding guests hover around the bride and literally shower her with money. 2. She stirs vigorously. Stray bits of food cling to the edge of the saucepan. 3. He stands … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment