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3 things about William Friedkin’s SORCERER

Sorcerer [1977] 1. “Do you know whose church this is?” 2. His pocket is just the right size. 3. Charlie Parker on the radio. The recent Blu-ray looks amazing. 3 other things.

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3 things about Samuel Fuller’s FORTY GUNS

Forty Guns [1957] 1. Dumping the corpse out the second floor window. 2. She asks, “What have you heard about me?” He guffaws; she returns the guffaw, pauses, and then says, “Gentlemen, would you excuse us?” The room very slowly … Continue reading

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3 things about SWAN’s NEPTUNE FROST

Neptune Frost [2021] 1. From the knapsack, Neptune removes a pair of high-heeled shoes and puts them on. 2. Spinning bicycle-wheel headpiece. 3. Dawn through the trees.

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Deleting Twitter.

Welp … I did it. My @randomcha handle is no more. I’m really, really going to miss it. Or at least what it once was. E**n M**k is on there right now openly fraternizing with filth and treating his employees … Continue reading

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3 things about Todd Haynes’ SAFE

Safe [1995] 1. “I just eventually found the whole 12-step thing was like just another form of addiction.” 2. He rolls over in the night. Drool-spot on his pillow. 3. Not black, teal. 3 other things.

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3 things about John Berry’s HE RAN ALL THE WAY

He Ran All the Way [1951] 1. He stays underwater as long as he can. 2. Pastry-boxing assembly line. 3. Sunday hobby: constructing wooden masted sailboats.

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3 things about Eric Appel’s WEIRD: THE AL YANKOVIC STORY

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story [2022] 1. “I think Madonna’s a bad influence on you. I think she’s an evil, conniving succubus and she’s only using you for her pathetic and selfish needs. No offense.” 2. Guacamole laced with LSD. … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Eggers’ THE NORTHMAN

The Northman [2022] 1. He favors the breaststroke. 2. Whip of bells used in religious rituals. 3. “This is the last tear you will shed in weakness. It will be given back when most you need it.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Mat Whitecross’s THE SOUND OF 007

The Sound of 007 [2022] 1. Immediately after he finished writing it, John Barry played “Goldfinger” for Michael Caine, who happened to be crashing in his flat at the time.2. Shirley Bassey took off her bra just before recording the … Continue reading

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3 things about Henry Selick’s WENDELL & WILD

Wendell & Wild [2022] 1. He raises his right arm—by picking it up the floor with his left. 2. Mannequins sculpted from boogers. 3. Pop-up mockup.

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