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3 things about Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Young Frankenstein [1974] 1. “You bet your boots it does.” 2. Igor playing the organ, stage left. 3. Wall Street Journal. 3 other things.

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3 things about Freddie Francis’ TALES THAT WITNESS MADNESS

Tales that Witness Madness [1973] 1. Claw scratches in the white paint on the bedroom door. 2. Kim Novak in a Hawaiian muumuu. 3. Jack Hawkins’ voice is obviously (and distractingly) dubbed by Charles Gray throughout his scenes with Donald … Continue reading

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3 things about Denis Héroux’s THE UNCANNY

The Uncanny [1977] 1. “I thought I saw a pussy cat! I did, I did see a pussy cat!” 2. Double toupee. 3. Cat got his tongue.

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3 things about Frank Capra’s ARSENIC AND OLD LACE

Arsenic and Old Lace [1944] 1. Lugging the body in the dark. Light shining through the crack at the bottom of the kitchen door, reflecting on the polished wooden floor. 2.”What has occurred?” 3. Jonathan helpfully moves the telephone so … Continue reading

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3 things about Jim Jarmusch’s THE DEAD DON’T DIE

The Dead Don’t Die [2019] 1. “It’s the theme song.” 2. Romero car. 3. Tom Waits never actually interacts with a zombie.

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3 things about Bernard Rose’s CANDYMAN

Candyman [1992] 1. Sandburg Village = Lincoln Village. 2. “I hate the color scheme.” 3. Bee kiss. This is the only the second time I’ve seen this movie. The first time, I was a senior in high school and didn’t … Continue reading

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3 things about Kaneto Shindô’s ONIBABA

Onibaba [1964] 1. Heap of skeletons. 2. Grains of rice stuck to his lips. 3. A trickle of blood. The mask splits lengthwise.

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