3 things about Robin Hardy’s THE WICKER MAN

The Wicker Man [1973]

1. Thumping on the walls.
2. Maypole dance.
3. Hand candelabra.

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3 things about Eric Friedler’s IT MUST SCHWING: THE BLUE NOTE STORY

It Must Schwing: The Blue Note Story [2018]

1. Herbie Hancock demonstrates Francis Wolff’s dance.
2. “He was a con man. A great drummer, no doubt about it. I was at Art’s funeral. There were four women there. All ‘Mrs. Blakey.'”
3. Rudy Van Gelder’s last interview.

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Sound design on ROY’S WORLD is underway.

Alex Inglizian at Experimental Sound Studios in Chicago has begun work on the film’s sound design. After our last meeting we were strolling around the studio and found this t-shirt.

That’s a drawing by our very own animator Lilli Carré! Small, small world.

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3 things about Hong Sang-soo’s CLAIRE’S CAMERA

Claire’s Camera [2017]

1. They sit at the table together in silence. She gets out her phone and Googles him.
2. A strange mural.
3. “I’m fifty!”

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3 things about Paul Verhoeven’s FLESH+BLOOD

Flesh+Blood [1985]

1. “Fingers were made before forks. And you can do a lot more with ’em.”
2. Mandrake myth.
3. Dog in the pitcher.

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3 things about Quentin Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME … IN HOLLYWOOD

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood [2019]

1. Across the street from the theater is a shop featuring a sign for Stan’s Donuts.
2. Goosing the blender.
3. He laughs to himself, adding, “That train has left the station.”

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3 things about Richard Lester’s CUBA

Cuba [1979]

1. The soldier has sliced off an ear of the dead rebel and added it to his collection. Cut to Brooke Adams adjusting her earrings.
2. “Jingle Bell Rock” strip-tease number.
3. Fidel laughs heartily at the Americans desperate to the flee the country, pats one of them on the chest and says, “Goodbye!”

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