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3 things about John “Bud” Cardos’ THE DARK

The Dark [1979] 1. That robe. 2. Jelly donut splatter. 3. He sends her on her way and strokes his mustache. Prime example of a movie that utterly terrified me as a kid. Those laser eyes!

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3 things about John Waters’ DESPERATE LIVING

Desperate Living [1977] 1. “Look at those disgusting trees, stealing my oxygen! I can’t stand this scenery another minute! Natural forests should be turned into housing developments! I want cement covering every blade of grass in this nation!” 2. Child … Continue reading

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3 things about Lee Tamahori’s DIE ANOTHER DAY

Die Another Day [2002] 1. A low point of the series: the opening credits sequence is an extended torture fantasy. 2. Before the dive, a quick wink. 3. “I think I broke her heart.” After a comprehensive rewatch of every … Continue reading

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3 things about Michael Apted’s THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH

The World Is Not Enough [1999] 1. Tumbling down the roof of the Millennium Dome. 2. “I came prepared for a cold reception.” 3. Cutaway office. 3 other things.

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3 things about Michael Curtiz & William Keighley’s THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

The Adventures of Robin Hood [1938] 1. Saucy fellow. 2. Shimmering black gown with forest green headpiece. 3. Splatters of candle wax on the stone floor.

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3 things about John Curran’s CHAPPAQUIDDICK

Chappaquiddick [2017] 1. “Fortunately for us, it looks like Ted’s big brother arranged for just that.” 2. Foam from the mouth. 3. He takes off his shoes.

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3 things about Roger Spottiswoode’s TOMORROW NEVER DIES

Tomorrow Never Dies [1997] 1. “You always were a cunning linguist, James.” 2. The women with the enigmatic smile whose Hong Kong apartment their motorbike crashes through the roof of. 3. Carver gets carved. You’ve gotta have a soft spot … Continue reading

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