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3 things about Nagisa Oshima’s MERRY CHRISTMAS, MR. LAWRENCE

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence [1983] 1. Displaying the evidence of the beatings to the court. 2. He has become a Buddhist. 3. “I wish I could sing.” 3 other things.

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3 things about Brett Morgen’s MOONAGE DAYDREAM

Moonage Daydream [2022] 1. “Everything is rubbish and all rubbish is wonderful.”2. The only collaborator that Bowie namechecks personally is Brian Eno.3. Pepsi with Tina Turner.

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3 things about Nagisa Oshima’s MERRY CHRISTMAS, MR. LAWRENCE

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence [1983] 1. An empty bed strewn with red flowers and candles. 2. The soldier beats on the window until it breaks, and the prisoners finally quiet down. 3. As if gathering a specimen he cuts off … Continue reading

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3 things about Nicholas Roeg’s THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

The Man Who Fell to Earth [1976] 1. While drying the glass with a towel, one of her press-on nails comes off. 2. “They’re stuck. Now I’ll never get them off.” 3. Christmastime in a liquor store.

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