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3 things about Jordan Peele’s US

Us [2019] 1. Two important coffee tables. 2. Putting on lip gloss. 3. Neck crunch.

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3 things about Brian De Palma’s SISTERS

Sisters [1972] 1. The African Club. A black waiter wearing a tuxedo jacket but no shirt. 2. Smashed cake. 3. A sofa in Quebec.

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3 things about George A. Romero’s CREEPSHOW

Creepshow [1982] 1. “I can hold my breath for a long, long time!” Leslie Nielsen freeze frame. 2. She takes along her spiked milk for the drive. 3. Violin gesture.

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3 things about Guillermo del Toro’s THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE

The Devil’s Backbone [2001] 1. For no discernible purpose, a long rack of knives. 2. Rum and spices. 3. Sharpened sticks.

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3 things about Larry Cohen’s GOLD TOLD ME TO

God Told Me To [1976] 1. Jailhouse hallway prostitute interview. 2. Cronenbergesque vaginal orifice. 3. End credit dedication to Bernard Herrmann! Often crude and confusing but exciting.

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3 things about Guillermo del Toro’s CRIMSON PEAK

Crimson Peak [2015] 1. A black hand reaches over her shoulder. 2. Spoon scrape. 3. “I heard you the first time.” A cheap laugh, a line that’s completely out of place in this movie.

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3 things about Bob Clark’s BLACK CHRISTMAS

Black Christmas [1974] 1. CU hockey mask. 2. “It’s a new exchange.” 3. He grabs her by the hair.

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