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3 things about Lewis Gilbert’s YOU ONLY TWICE

You Only Live Twice [1967] 1. Sofa as battering ram. 2. Burt Kwouk, returning after Goldfinger, as Spectre 3. 3. Too slow on the trigger, Blofeld receives a Chinese star in the hand. 3 other things.

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3 things about Richard Lester’s PETULIA

Petulia [1968] 1. Hotrodding nuns in the parking garage. 2. Filthy hospital room. 3. Little boxes, on the hillside.

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3 things about George Cukor’s PAT AND MIKE

Pat and Mike [1952] 1. Changing into a skirt in the back seat of an open convertible. 2. Alfalfa as a busboy. 3. “I can’t handle this in my head. It rocks me.”

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Lilli Carré joins ROY’S WORLD

Since Roy’s World: Barry Gifford & Chicago is centered on childhood and what it’s like to see the world from a child’s point of view, it seemed entirely fitting to include animation. So I am thrilled to announce that artist Lilli … Continue reading

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3 things about Richard Brooks’s CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [1958] 1. “What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof?” “Just stayin’ on it, I guess. Long as she can.” 2. Brown cashmere robe. 3. She obediently locks the bedroom … Continue reading

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3 things about Jack Smight’s HARPER

Harper [1966] 1. “The bottom is loaded with nice people, Albert. Only cream and bastards rise.” 2. The instrumentation of the rock band onscreen is a complete mismatch with the groovy music on the soundtrack, which includes a horn section. … Continue reading

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3 things about John Woo’s FACE/OFF

Face/Off [1997] 1. She’s honestly going to keep her diary in an unlocked desk drawer where just anyone, including her own husband and daughter, can read it? 2. “Do you have protection?” 3. An invading flock of pigeons.

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