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3 things about Sang-ho Yeon’s TRAIN TO BUSAN

Train to Busan [2016] 1. Wrapping their arms in duct tape. 2. Chomping down on a book. 3. How apropos that he ends up getting bitten by the CEO.

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s THE BROOD

The Brood [1979] 1. Short, short robe. 2. Two kids playing on a tire swing which hangs above a muddy puddle. 3. “They sometimes do. Sometimes, but then they’re bad mommies, they’re fucked-up mommies.”

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3 things about Gordon Douglas’s THEM!

Them! [1954] 1. Ribcage in its mandibles. 2. Egg chamber: echoes of Alien. 3. “He’s got a sweet tooth.”

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3 things about David Cronenberg’s SCANNERS

Scanners [1981] 1. A neatly folded brown blanket on the bed. 2. Melting telephone. 3. An ad in LIFE. 3 other things.

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3 things about David Lynch’s INLAND EMPIRE

Inland Empire [2006] 1. The expression on Grace Zabriskie’s face when we first see her. 2. “Somebody’s got to do it. Gable’s dead.” 3. The mottled handle of the screwdriver. 3 other things.

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3 things about George A. Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

Night of the Living Dead [1968] 1. A photograph of a minister sits atop the mantel. 2. Beetman’s Diner. 3. Three cigars in his hatband. 3 other things.

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3 things about Mario Bava’s THE WHIP AND THE BODY

The Whip and the Body [1963] 1. Red-hooded pallbearers. 2. “You’re a fool, Georgia!” (A housekeeper named Georgia?!) 3. Fiery coffin, curling boots.

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