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3 things about Terence Fisher’s THE DEVIL’S BRIDE (aka THE DEVIL RIDES OUT)

The Devil’s Bride [1968] 1. “Don’t look at its eyes!” 2. Spider and girl. 3. Time travel!

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3 things about Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack’s KING KONG

King Kong [1933] 1. Jawbreaking. 2. The $20 ticket to see the beast is equivalent to about $388 today. 3. He examines the bullethole in his chest, the blood on his fingers.

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3 things about Eric Weston’s EVILSPEAK

Evilspeak [1981] 1. “I hope we have the financial resources to do right by him.” “Oh, I’m sure you will, Colonel. I’ll have a talk with the Senator tonight. He’s very big on military causes, especially tax-exempt ones.” 2. Speed … Continue reading

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3 things about Ken Russell’s THE DEVILS

The Devils [1971] 1. Eye socket maggots. 3. The box is empty. 3. An empty road, bordered by several Catherine wheels, stretching into the distance.

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3 things about Freddie Francis’ TALES FROM THE CRYPT

Tales from the Crypt [1972] 1. The wisdom of murdering one’s husband on Christmas Eve while one’s child is upstairs in bed waiting for Santa. 2. Every part of him will be alive forever. 3. As he makes his way … Continue reading

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3 things about David Fincher’s SEVEN

Se7en [1995] 1. “It’s always impressive to see a man feeding off his emotions.” 2. Still alive. Even after a year. 3. The climax takes place amidst high-tension wires.

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3 things about Alexandre O. Philippe’s 78/52: HITCHCOCK’S SHOWER SCENE

78/52: Hitchcock’s Shower Scene [2017] 1. A mixture of cassava and sirloin. 2. Syrup spatters. 3. Mrs. Bates’ blackface. A shade above a DVD special feature, but irresistible …

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