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3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s REBECCA

Rebecca [1940] 1. Fondling the fabric she says, “Look. You can see my hand through it.” 2. A dead flower arrangement in the corner. 3. She’s suddenly not there. 3 other things.

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3 things about Shari Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini’s GIRL MOST LIKELY

Girl Most Likely [2012] 1. Sneering Lincoln sculpture. 2. “I feel like I want to expand my social circle and get like acrylic nails or something.” 3. Whit Stillman as Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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3 things about Robert Aldrich’s VERA CRUZ

Vera Cruz [1954] 1. “If I have the time, I will.” 2. Before turning around to face the sea captain, she quickly throws the map into the fireplace. But it misses the flames. 3. A multitude of white-shirted peasants gradually … Continue reading

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3 things about Orson Welles’ THE STRANGER

The Stranger [1946] 1. “They look like other people and act like other people, when it’s to their benefit. 2. He holds the burning paper in his hand for a moment, as a confirmation, then inserts it into the stove. … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Aldrich’s TWILIGHT’S LAST GLEAMING

Twilight’s Last Gleaming [1977] 1. “With that rhetoric, he could be elected governor in ten states.” 2. Joseph Cotten’s cloudy eyes. 3. They walk in an irregular twirling pattern to frustrate the snipers.

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3 things about Woody Allen’s MATCH POINT

Match Point [2005] 1. “Say your phone number. Just say your phone number.” 2. Is that a photograph of Patricia Highsmith behind her bed? 3. Slo-mo ring toss.

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3 things about Mervyn LeRoy’s EAST SIDE, WEST SIDE

East Side, West Side [1949] 1. The el rumbling outside your apartment is a signifier of a working class existence. 2. “I’m in business, are you in business?” 3. Brawling in the front seat of the car with a blonde … Continue reading

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