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3 things about Marc Forster’s QUANTUM OF SOLACE

Quantum of Solace [2008] 1. Full-sized refrigerator behind the bar. 2. A surprise deal for 60% of the water supply. 3. Walking barefoot through the desert. 3 other things.

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3 things about Paul Wendkos’s THE BURGLAR

The Burglar [1957] 1. Two quarters. 2. He pays for his meal and leaves without taking a single bite. 3. “So buy it.”

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3 things about Michael Powell’s AGE OF CONSENT

Age of Consent [1969] 1. Quick glimpse of a Francis Bacon hanging in his office. 2. IOU written on the corner of a charcoal sketch. 3. The dog slips back into his collar.

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A word from David Lynch.

There isn’t any other way to put it: I’ve got good news. Through the good graces of various champions of the project, I was able to share the final cut of Roy’s World with David Lynch. And he liked it! … Continue reading

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3 things about Martin Campbell’s CASINO ROYALE

Casino Royale [2006] 1. Vesper is also an orphan. 2. “My friend, bring me one as well, keep the fruit.” That’s a mistake; the lemon peel is essential. 3. The shower scene is basically captured in a single take. 3 other … Continue reading

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3 things about Leos Carax’s HOLY MOTORS

Holy Motors [2012] 1. Gravestones as social media prompts. 2. When there’s no more beholder. 3. Brakelight dialogue. 3 other things.

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ROY’S WORLD receives an Illinois Arts Council Agency grant!

I am honored to announce that I’ve been awarded a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. This follows an earlier City of Chicago DCASE grant. … Continue reading

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