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.
3. Arrested for lewd onstage behavior with an accordion.

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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 master take.
3. “How about Thelma Houston?” Saltzman didn’t want Paul McCartney.

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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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3 things about Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 [2020]

1. Parachute pants.
2. “I don’t need anything from you, and I’m done.”
3. Body weight.

3 other things.

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3 things about Andy Warhol & Jack Smith’s BATMAN DRACULA

Batman Dracula [1964]

1. A shard of mirror which is eventually revealed to be the shape of the Batman signal.
2. He delicately rearranges the man’s cock.
3. Batgirl/vampire accosts a blonde woman in a robe; catfight ensues.

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3 things about Godfrey Reggio’s VISITORS

Visitors [2013]

1. Somnolent sports fan.
2. Trio of heads devoid of context.
3. Watching what we’re watching.

3 other things.

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3 things about Peter Medak’s THE CHANGELING

The Changeling [1980]

1. Necklace emerging from the soil.
2. Autoscribbling.
3. Every door in the house slams shut.

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3 things about Edgar G. Ulmer’s THE BLACK CAT

The Black Cat [1934]

1. Abstract radio dial.
2. Narcotic sleepwalking.
3. Intact chartroom.

3 other things.

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