3 things about Jean-Luc Godard’s THE IMAGE BOOK

The Image Book [2018]

1. “Brecht said in reality only a fragment carries the mark of authenticity.”
2. Joan interrupted.
3. Phlegmy cough in surround sound.

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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FRENZY

Frenzy [1972]

1. Potato cunnilingus.
2. The way she pronounces it “tuh-quil-uh.”
3. Beating a dead corpse.

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3 things about Roger Corman’s HOUSE OF USHER

House of Usher [1960]

1. Blonde Vincent Price.
2. “Still here? I suggest you leave, Mr. Winthrop. No? Then perish with us.”
3. Those paintings!

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3 things about Edgar G. Ulmer’s THE STRANGE WOMAN

The Strange Woman [1946]

1. She seductively shows off the bruises from her father’s beating.
2. “But … the rain. You know what happens to the roads in the rain.”
“Yes. They get very muddy, but they don’t change the direction.”
3. Smorgasbord of weird sideburns.

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015]

1. Painting with static electricity.
2. Mother meditation.
3. To feel sad without being sad.

3 other things.

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3 things about Dome Karukoski’s TOM OF FINLAND

Tom of Finland [2017]

1. A motorcycle club without motorcycles.
2. Chasing the rabbit around the hospital room.
3. “Almost everyone is like us in California.”

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New ROY’S WORLD podcast.

I had the pleasure to chat with Harrison Sherrod about Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago for the newest episode of the CINE-FILE podcast. Check it out!

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