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3 things about Frank Perry's THE SWIMMER

The Swimmer [1968] 1. “We’re all gonna die, Shirley. That doesn’t make much sense, does it?” “Sometimes it does. Sometimes at three o’clock in the morning. 2. Washing his bloody feet in the shower. 3. The rust stains his hands. … Continue reading

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ROY'S WORLD is an Official Selection of …

I am thrilled to announce that Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago will screen at the Manchester Film Festival. Roy’s World will screen on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the historic ODEON Manchester Great Northern cinema. Tickets are now … Continue reading

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How to maintain your film queue and sanity.

How can two people with strong, and often wildly different, tastes in film get along when it’s Friday night and time to pick something to watch? My husband and I have devised a system that allows for flexibility and variety. … Continue reading

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3 things about Matt Wolf's RECORDER: THE MARION STOKES PROJECT

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project [2019] 1. “I’m surprised you didn’t call when Steve died.” (Steve Jobs.) 2. An interview with an anti-nostalgist. 3. “We shouldn’t ascribe rationality to those in power and irrationality to those without.”

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3 things about L.Q. Jones's A BOY AND HIS DOG

A Boy and His Dog [1975] 1. “Let’s get another Michael out of the warehouse. This time make sure the engineering department wipes that smile off his face.” 2. Being milked. 3. Charles McGraw in makeup.

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3 things about Richard Fleischer’s SOYLENT GREEN

Soylent Green [1973] 1. The idea of maximum security farms. 2. White plastic pipe bookcases. 3. “And I get a full twenty minutes?” 3 other things.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock's SABOTEUR

Saboteur [1942] 1. Running into the bebop cat at the charity ball. “Beat it out, son. Beat it out.” 2. Curlers in her beard. 3. Perfect choice: a nasty soliloquy captured in a long shot. You don’t hear many folks … Continue reading

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