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3 things about Jonathan Kaplan’s TRUCK TURNER

Truck Turner [1974] 1. “You want to find the rooster, you gotta check out the hens.” Outrageous Nichelle Nichols outfit. 2. Lovemaking cut short by cat. 3. Early appearance of the Spike Lee dolly shot.

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3 things about René Laloux’s FANTASTIC PLANET

Fantastic Planet [1973] 1. Sundial-wristwatch with a lever. 2. It begins to rain and the brain-sausage landscape comes to life. 3. The creatures surround him and extrude fibers which form into clothing.

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3 things about the Extended Cut of Stanley Kramer’s IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World [1963] 1. More Coca Cola with Milton Berle. 2. Mickey Rooney douses Buddy Hackett with water from a red plastic ice bucket. 3. Spencer Tracy knocks over Ethel Merman, then apologizes and helps … Continue reading

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3 things about Vincenzo Natali’s CUBE

Cube [1997] 1. Scaramanga. 2. Wire twist. 3. Into the light.

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3 things about Jonathan Lynn’s CLUE

Clue [1985] 1. Cleverest touch: the parquet floor in the hall has squares, like the spaces on the game board. 2. Eileen Brennan’s feather hat/eyeglasses combo. She sits there on the sofa, her hand to her jaw, wheezing, while everyone … Continue reading

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