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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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3 things about Peter Hyams’s 2010

2010 [1984] 1. Dusty hull. 2. Red calculator. 3. “I understand now, Dr. Chandra. Thank you for telling me the truth.” “You deserve it.”

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3 things about George Cukor’s KEEPER OF THE FLAME

Keeper of the Flame [1943] 1. A junior-sized football. 2. “But I didn’t warn him. Because it came to me. A clean death in the rain was the best thing that could happen to Robert Forrest.” 3. Smoke swirling around … Continue reading

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3 things about Freddie Francis’s TROG

Trog [1970] 1. A sort of jumpsuit/smock with lapels on both the front and back. 2. Dinosaur flashback. 3. Impaled on a stalagmite. Oh, Joan. She really should have called it a day after Night Gallery. What an amazingly poor, … Continue reading

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