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Best films I watched for the first time in 2018.

2018 was the year I learned that when you’re making a film, you don’t go to theaters very often. Or at least I didn’t. As a result, there are lots of 2018 heavyweights missing from my list. For me, watching … Continue reading

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3 things about John Glen’s LICENCE TO KILL

Licence to Kill [1989] 1. Parachuting into the wedding. 2. Bond and Q share a bedroom. 3. Felix seems to have completely gotten over the death of his wife. In the bottom five worst 007 films. 3 other things.

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3 things about Josie Rourke’s MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

Mary Queen of Scots [2018] 1. Animal herd traffic jam. 2. Black wedding dress. 3. A pardon in exchange for the bond.

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3 things about Orson Welles’ THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND

The Other Side of the Wind [2018] 1. School bus full of dummies. 2. “When you talk poor to the rich, they jump to conclusions. They think we’re getting ready for the touch.” 3. Birthday candles reflected in Bogdonovich’s glasses.

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3 things about Sarah Smith & Barry Cook’s ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

Arthur Christmas [2011] 1. “Converting milk and cookies to biofuel.” 2. Three pieces of sticky tape. 3. A really big map. Thank you Keith Phipps for the suggestion!

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3 things about Anthony Mann’s WINCHESTER ’73

Winchester ’73 [1953] 1. “Are we going to quarrel?” he asks wearily. 2. Time for a quick cup of coffee before the attack. 3. Rock Hudson as an Indian chief, Tony Curtis as a cavalry soldier!

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3 things about David Mackenzie’s OUTLAW KING

Outlaw King [2018] 1. Horses’ hooves, apples, mud. 2. Suspended in a hanging cage. 3. Impalement galore.

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