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3 things about William Wyler’s DODSWORTH

Dodsworth [1936] 1. He strides through the gathering of factory workers. But the film skips the farewell speech. 2. “Have you ever noticed how transparent people are when you really look at them?” 3. Khakis, tennis shoes, a white shirt … Continue reading

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3 things about Phil Karlson’s KANSAS CITY CONFIDENTIAL

Kansas City Confidential [1952] 1. The mask strapped to his sweaty leg. 2. She gauges the situation briefly and says, “Now I’m supposed to be hurt. Maybe even cry.” 3. Another diner named Winky’s.

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3 things about Albert Lewin’s PANDORA AND THE FLYING DUTCHMAN

Pandora and the Flying Dutchman [1951] 1. He discreetly drops poison into his own drink. 2. The sound as the bull’s horn tears his shirt. 3. Glistening drops of water on the piece of canvas she has wrapped around her … Continue reading

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3 things about David Lean’s BLITHE SPIRIT

Blithe Spirit [1945] 1. A wind blows against the drapes even though the french doors are closed. 2. “If you’re trying to compile an inventory of my sex life, I feel it only fair to warn you that you’ve omitted … Continue reading

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