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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK

Dunkirk [2017] 1. His expression as he decides how he will answer the soldier’s question. 2. “No no, I’m fairly confident it’s just the gauge.” 3. Futility of plugging the holes.

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3 things about Walt Disney’s SLEEPING BEAUTY

Sleeping Beauty [1959] 1. Many, many gargoyles. 2. “Father, you’re living in the past. This is the 14th Century!” 3. Boulders into bubbles. 3 other things.

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3 things about Richard Brooks’s LORD JIM

Lord Jim [1965] 1. A peculiar mustache, a shaved head, a quilted vest worn without an undershirt: Eli Wallach steals the film. 2. “You have a natural talent for disaster. Try and improve yourself into an ordinary failure by keeping … Continue reading

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3 things about Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise’s WEST SIDE STORY

West Side Story [1961] 1. Never noticed Anthony Teague from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying plays one of the Jets. 2. Gonna be a lot of dead batteries come morning. 3. The blacktop that lies within the … Continue reading

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3 things about Quentin Tarantino’s THE HATEFUL EIGHT (70mm Roadshow)

The Hateful Eight [2015] 1. Bruce Dern sits in the same chair for the entire film. Until he finally stands up. 2. Missing front teeth. 3. They let the rope go taut, wrenching the bedframe.

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