Monthly Archives: February 2018

3 things about David Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE

Inland Empire [2006] 1. The expression on Grace Zabriskie’s face when we first see her. 2. “Somebody’s got to do it. Gable’s dead.” 3. The mottled handle of the screwdriver. 3 other things.

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3 things about Robert Day’s FIRST MAN INTO SPACE

First Man Into Space [1959] 1. Crash, smash, slurp. 2. He demonstrates using a piece of foam rubber. 3. A single eye visible.

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Coming soonish. For now …

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3 things about Bill Morrison’s DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME

Dawson City: Frozen Time [2016] 1. Shaking hands with an actor who’s no longer there. 2. For the first nine years of its existence, Dawson City’s business district caught on fire and burned. Each and every year. 3. Priceless plate … Continue reading

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3 things about Duncan Jones’ MUTE

Mute [2018] 1. “Heroes” Symphony by Philip Glass on the turntable. 2. A room of whore portraits. 3. Drone meals. Not terrible, but I wish I’d liked this better. It shares all the weakest qualities of a Wim Wenders film: … Continue reading

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3 things about George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

Night of the Living Dead [1968] 1. A photograph of a minister sits atop the mantel. 2. Beetman’s Diner. 3. Three cigars in his hatband. 3 other things.

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3 things about Michael Glover Smith’s MERCURY IN RETROGRADE

Mercury in Retrograde [2017] 1. Periodic pauses for pushups. 2. According to the marquee, moviegoers can expect a double feature of Cool Apocalypse and Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party. 3. “Don’t look now, but Isabelle is making out with Mr. NASCAR.”

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