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3 things about Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN

Wonder Woman [2017] 1. “I’m both frightened and aroused.” 2. A brief vision of earth without humans. 3. In the last crowd scene, there’s something that bothers me about Etta and Diana appearing in public without wearing a hat. Victory … Continue reading

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3 things about Terry Zwigoff’s GHOST WORLD

Ghost World [2001] 1. The action waterfall picture above the record player in her bedroom. 2. “I kind of like him. He’s the exact opposite of everything I hate.” 3. Seymour’s unsuccessful attempt to topple the shelf.

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3 things about Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN

Wonder Woman [2017] 1. “What is that?” Long pause. “It’s a watch.” 2. She takes on the challenge of a revolving door. 3. He looks up and notices the point of her sword sticking through the roof. Wow. Splendid. They … Continue reading

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3 things about Guillermo del Toro’s HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY

Hellboy II: The Golden Army [2008] 1. Night Gallery on TV. 2. “I’m not a baby, I’m a tumor.” 3. Wings of eyes.

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3 things about Guillermo del Toro’s HELLBOY

Hellboy [2004] 1. Dents in the roof of the vegetable truck. 2. A wooden match. 3. Clouds with lightning and tentacles.

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3 things about Martin Campbell’s GREEN LANTERN

Green Lantern [2011] 1. For no logical reason: gift-wrapping while driving. 2. He looks like a cross between the Elephant Man and “Weird Al” Yankovic in the “Fat” video. 3. Roughly five minutes of training was all he needed.

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3 things about Joss Whedon’s THE AVENGERS

The Avengers [2012] 1. He picks up a fresh punching bag. 2. “I had 12% of a moment.” 3. The last five minutes of the movie is spent reassuring the audience that, yes, there will be a sequel.

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