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3 things about Bing Liu’s MINDING THE GAP

Minding the Gap [2018] 1. He won’t stop until the skateboard is really and truly wrecked. 2. “You can’t beat up women, but … sometimes a bitch needs to get slapped.” 3. Bing says, “Cut.” And moves his head slightly. … Continue reading

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3 things about Robert Altman’s QUINTET

Quintet [1979] 1. “It doesn’t transmit. The information’s still there.” 2. She lifts her arm from the fire, looks down with some curiosity at her own smoldering hand. 3. Light fixture melting the ice. 3 other things.

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3 things about Craig Gillespie’s I, TONYA

I, Tonya [2017] 1. Smoking on the ice. 2. “I made her peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.” 3. A headbutt to the glass door.

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3 things about Todd Haynes’ WONDERSTRUCK

Wonderstruck [2017] 1. The only time I believe I’ve ever heard Robert Fripp on a film’s soundtrack. 2. James A Michener on display in the bookstore. 3. F-R-I-E-N-D.

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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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