Monthly Archives: April 2018

3 things about Robert De Niro’s THE GOOD SHEPHERD

The Good Shepherd [2006] 1. Hearing aid in the bottom of his teapot. 2. Two pairs of identical black shoes, smartly polished. 3. Spiraling towards the rainforest floor. Where’s John le Carré when you need him?

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3 things about Sam Mendes’ SPECTRE

Spectre [2015] 1. “Prick.” 2. Hildebrand safehouse. 3. First time we’ve seen Moneypenny’s boyfriend? 3 other things.

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3 things about Lucrecia Martel’s ZAMA

Zama [2017] 1. The Governor has nails painted red. 2. Whose ears? 3. “Stay calm and you’ll live.”

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3 things about Robert Altman’s IMAGES

Images [1972] 1. It’s cold, do you want a drink, thrown back onto the bed. It’s cold, do you want a drink, thrown back onto the bed. It’s cold, do you want a drink, thrown back onto the bed. 2. … Continue reading

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3 things about Gordon Douglas’s THEM!

Them! [1954] 1. Ribcage in its mandibles. 2. Egg chamber: echoes of Alien. 3. “He’s got a sweet tooth.”

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3 things about Vincente Minnelli’s TWO WEEKS IN ANOTHER TOWN

Two Weeks in Another Town [1962] 1. He breaks into the bathroom, shattering the mirror on the back of the door, and calmly tells her not to swallow the bottle of sleeping pills. 2. “Was it hard to divorce her?” … Continue reading

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A new collection at the Chicago Film Archives.

I’m really excited to announce that Pause of the Clock has a new home! From the April newsletter of Chicago Film Archives: The Rob Christopher Collection consists of the original 16mm negatives and workprints for Rob’s 2015 feature film Pause of the Clock, … Continue reading

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