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3 things about Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 [2020] 1. Parachute pants. 2. “I don’t need anything from you, and I’m done.” 3. Body weight. 3 other things.

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3 things about Matt Reeves’ THE BATMAN

The Batman [2022] 1. The look on his face as he’s being cuffed. 2. Glasgow cemetery cycle ride. 3. Joker next door.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s THE DARK KNIGHT

The Dark Knight [2008] 1. Gordon is still living in the same apartment. 2. What happens at the fundraiser after Batman jumps off the balcony? 3. Lower 5th. 3 other things.

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3 things about Christopher Nolan’s BATMAN BEGINS

Batman Begins [2005] 1. 10,000 masks. 2. Tom Wilkinson’s murky accent. 3. The Gordons live on the first floor. 3 other things.

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3 things about Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 [2020] 1. Fanny pack. 2. “Mind your business.” 3. Unwanted cows.

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3 things about Todd Phillips’s JOKER

Joker [2019] 1. Climbing inside the refrigerator. 2. Oversized white briefs. 3. So now we know: Bruce Wayne’s parents were murdered after a screening of Zorro, the Gay Blade. A film so bereft of originality, insight, and surprise it almost … Continue reading

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3 things about Tim Burton’s BATMAN RETURNS

Batman Returns [1992] 1. What is Jan Hooks doing in this movie? I don’t know, but for about 45 seconds while she’s onscreen everything comes alive. 2. In neon, HELL HERE. 3. Penguin pallbearers. Blech.

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3 things about James Mangold’s LOGAN

Logan [2017] 1. He admonishes the nurses not to view them as children. 2. Going to the bathroom. 3. A grass shroud.

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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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