Monthly Archives: February 2019

3 things about Craig Gillespie’s I, TONYA

I, Tonya [2017] 1. Smoking on the ice. 2. “I made her peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.” 3. A headbutt to the glass door.

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3 things about Todd Haynes’ WONDERSTRUCK

Wonderstruck [2017] 1. The only time I believe I’ve ever heard Robert Fripp on a film’s soundtrack. 2. James A Michener on display in the bookstore. 3. F-R-I-E-N-D.

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3 things about Jean-Luc Godard’s THE IMAGE BOOK

The Image Book [2018] 1. “Brecht said in reality only a fragment carries the mark of authenticity.” 2. Joan interrupted. 3. Phlegmy cough in surround sound.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FRENZY

Frenzy [1972] 1. Potato cunnilingus. 2. The way she pronounces it “tuh-quil-uh.” 3. Beating a dead corpse.

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3 things about Roger Corman’s HOUSE OF USHER

House of Usher [1960] 1. Blonde Vincent Price. 2. “Still here? I suggest you leave, Mr. Winthrop. No? Then perish with us.” 3. Those paintings!

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3 things about Edgar G. Ulmer’s THE STRANGE WOMAN

The Strange Woman [1946] 1. She seductively shows off the bruises from her father’s beating. 2. “But … the rain. You know what happens to the roads in the rain.” “Yes. They get very muddy, but they don’t change the … Continue reading

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Painting with static electricity. 2. Mother meditation. 3. To feel sad without being sad. 3 other things.

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