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3 things about Rian Johnson’s STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Star Wars: The Last Jedi [2017] 1. Wasted barbecue. 2. “That was a cheap move.” 3. He stutters. 3 other things.

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Hamilton Special Daiquiri.

Ed Hamilton has brought the US a number of special rums over the years. This recipe, the final result of much tinkering, is designed to spotlight two of them. Enjoy! HAMILTON SPECIAL DAIQUIRI 2 oz. Hamilton Guyana Rum .5 oz. … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Altman’s POPEYE

Popeye [1980] 1. Me Pap, Me Son. 2. A House of Ill Repuke. 3. Flying octopus. 3 other things.

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3 things about Spike Lee’s BLACKKKLANSMAN

BlacKkKlansman [2018] 1. Polaroid. 2. Free at last. 3. Corn oil. Powerful.

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3 things about Stanley Kubrick’s BARRY LYNDON

Barry Lyndon [1975] 1. A plugget of tow. 2. “I volunteer.” 3. A toy carriage pulled along by two sheep.

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3 things about Ingmar Bergman’s AUTUMN SONATA

Autumn Sonata [1978] 1. “A mother and a daughter. What a terrible combination of emotions and confusion and destruction.” 2. Glowing green eyes. Red-rimmed eyes. 3. He closes the envelope but does not seal it.

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3 things about John Glen’s FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

For Your Eyes Only [1981] 1. “I adore grateful men.” 2. He smuggles pistachios. 3. They plunge through the stained glass window. 3 other things.

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