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3 things about Steve McQueen’s SHAME

Shame [2011] 1. “We’re not bad people. We just come from a bad place.” 2. A long jog. 3. The waiter has trouble describing the pinot noir. 3 other things.

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3 things about Sam Mendes’ SKYFALL

Skyfall [2012] 1. “Are you sure this is about M?” 2. Mouth movement to get his teeth back in place. 3. Literally blowing up his childhood home. 3 other things.

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Sound design on ROY’S WORLD is complete!

Completing a beautifully calibrated sound design for the film is something that thrills me to my soul. Alex and I created two mixes: one is stereo and one is 5.1 surround. The first one is for streaming and video, the … Continue reading

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3 things about Jackie Chan’s POLICE STORY

Police Story [1985] 1. Pencils as chopsticks. 2. Moped wrangle. 3. Christmas light “firepole.”

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Color correction on ROY’S WORLD is complete!

Nicholas Coyle, who did such an amazing job on my previous film, has delivered the goods once again. Here’s an action shot of him doing his thing. Since Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago almost entirely consists of archival visuals, it … Continue reading

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3 things about Larry Cohen’s THE STUFF

The Stuff [1985] 1. “The man is not in proper operating order.” 2. Pillow full of stuff. 3. Garrett’s face on the floor.

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3 things about Agnès Varda’s CLEO FROM 5 TO 7

Cleo from 5 to 7 [1962] 1. The kitten plays with her robe. 2. Bombarded with all the lives going on around her at the cafe. 3. Are they about to kiss?

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