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3 things about Chuck Jones’s & Abe Levitow’s THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

The Phantom Tollbooth [1969] 1. “Of course they’re not important! If you always do the easy and useless jobs, you’ll never have to worry about the important ones!” 2. The word CONFIDENCE is a bridge. 3. The number 4 is … Continue reading

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3 things about Michael Dudok de Wit’s THE RED TURTLE

The Red Turtle [2016] 1. A millipede traverses his foot. 2. They lie on a flattened section of grass and clean fish. 3. He swims to the the crest of a huge wave which is suspended in the air.

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3 things about Walt Disney’s THE ADVENTURES OF ICHABOD AND MR. TOAD

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad [1949] 1. A flock of paper airplanes. 2. He sticks his nose inside a book on which nothing is printed. 3. Scary tree with firefly eyes.

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3 things about Greg Tiernan & Conrad Vernon’s SAUSAGE PARTY

Sausage Party [2016] 1. Stephen Hawking as a wad of gum. 2. He jumps onto a bottle of horseradish and rides away. 3. Flaps.

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s WAKING LIFE

Waking Life [2001] 1. Stripes flit across the wall behind her. 2. “‘Cause the jalapenos dry up. They’re like little wheels.” 3. Downtown streets, night, brightly lit but devoid of people. 3 other things.

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3 things about Walt Disney’s FUN AND FANCY FREE

Fun and Fancy Free [1947] 1. Yawning trees. 2. A sliver of bean between two tissue-thin slices of bread. 3. He helps himself to the Brown Derby.

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3 things about Charlie Kaufman & Duke Johnson’s ANOMALISA

Anomalisa [2015] 1. Swearing at the shower. 2. “Sometimes there isn’t a lesson, which is a lesson in and of itself.” 3. Hotel fire safety channel.

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