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3 things about BETWEEN TWO FERNS: THE MOVIE

Between Two Ferns: The Movie [2019] 1. “When you and Woody Harrelson are acting in a scene together, are you sad that somewhere there’s a sack not being hackied?” 2. The ferns ride shotgun. 3. Dickerflick Cabbagepatch.

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3 things about Busby Berkeley's FOR ME AND MY GAL

For Me and My Gal [1942] 1. We know what the telegram says before she does. 2. “Gee, when I think about all the time I wasted. Why didn’t you tell me I was in love with you?” 3. Gene … Continue reading

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3 things about Rian Johnson's KNIVES OUT

Knives Out [2019] 1. Murder, She Wrote dubbed into Spanish 2. Donuts and holes. 3. Walt’s thumping cane.

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3 things about George Sidney’s THE HARVEY GIRLS

The Harvey Girls [1946] 1. Paris, Illinois. 2. Burning building brawl. 3. Ray Bolger as spinning top.

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3 things about Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Young Frankenstein [1974] 1. “You bet your boots it does.” 2. Igor playing the organ, stage left. 3. Wall Street Journal. 3 other things.

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3 things about Freddie Francis’ TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS

Tales that Witness Madness [1973] 1. Claw scratches in the white paint on the bedroom door. 2. Kim Novak in a Hawaiian muumuu. 3. Jack Hawkins’ voice is obviously (and distractingly) dubbed by Charles Gray throughout his scenes with Donald … Continue reading

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3 things about Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN

The Irishman [2019] 1. Watermelon. 2. “It was no more complicated than that.” 3. From the church to the hospital to the graveyard.

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