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3 things about Stephen Frears’ THE HIT

The Hit [1984] 1. A film in which we watch Fernando Rey get out of a great many cars and size up crime scenes. And that is not a bad thing. 2. His blood between her teeth. 3. “What’s your … Continue reading

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3 things about Martin Rosen’s WATERSHIP DOWN

Watership Down [1978] 1. Rat attack. 2. “Is not far?” 3. Resemblance between the blades of a plow, General Woundwort’s clawmarks.

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3 things about Michael Radford’s NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] 1. The smell of dead insects and cheap perfume. 2. He cradles Winston in a half-embrace. 3. Teeth, snout, whiskers. Watch this now. This viewing was of the version of the film that features only Dominic Muldowney’s … Continue reading

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