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3 things about Whit Stillman's THE LAST DAYS OF DISCO

The Last Days of Disco [1998] 1. Hidden in the sub-basement. 2. “There’s something really sexy about Scrooge McDuck.” 3. “A lot of people like to say they won’t take no for an answer. I just wanted you to know … Continue reading

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3 things about Whit Stillman's METROPOLITAN

Metropolitan [1990] 1. Cha cha record. 2. “The most important thing to realize about parents is that there is absolutely nothing you can do about them.” 3. Two glasses of water before bed.

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3 things about Shirley Clarke’s ORNETTE: MADE IN AMERICA

Ornette: Made in America [1985] 1. Circumcision rather than castration. 2. An impertinent question. 3. He saw King Curtis driving a limousine.

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3 things about Steve McQueen’s SHAME

Shame [2011] 1. “We’re not bad people. We just come from a bad place.” 2. A long jog. 3. The waiter has trouble describing the pinot noir. 3 other things.

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3 things about Tamara Jenkins’ PRIVATE LIFE

Private Life [2019] 1. He stands up and it’s sticking to his butt. 2. “Scrambled is good, but however you guys do them is fine with me.” 3. Deflating the mattress.

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3 things about Jim Jarmusch’s PERMANENT VACATION

Permanent Vacation [1980] 1. “You know, sometimes I think I should just live fast and die young. And go in a three-piece white suit like Charlie Parker.” 2. He takes off his shoes and really cut loose. 3. Doppler Effect.

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A very ROY’S WORLD weekend in NYC.

Over Memorial Day weekend, here are two cool events you won’t want to miss: An Evening with Michael Glover Smith: a double feature at Spectacle Saturday, May 25 at 5:00 pm at Spectacle in Brooklyn “In keeping with recent events … Continue reading

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