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3 things about Kasper Collin’s I CALLED HIM MORGAN

I Called Him Morgan [2016] 1. Most audacious creative choice: not featuring “The Sidewinder,” Morgan’s most famous tune, on the soundtrack! 2. The world’s dustiest cassette player. 3. An encounter with Miles Davis. “And who are you supposed to be?”

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3 things about Richard LaGravenese’s LIVING OUT LOUD

Living Out Loud [1998] 1. She brushes the top of his head; he looks around. 2. “What if I was standing behind you?” 3. The masseur gets comfortable.

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3 things about Alan Arkin’s LITTLE MURDERS

Little Murders [1971] 1. “I really nearly trust you!” 2. He slowly shuffles to the other end of the subway car and takes a seat. AS he sits down, the man to his right pulls away slightly 3. A monument … Continue reading

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3 things about Michael Winner’s THE SENTINEL

The Sentinel [1977] 1. “He looked like an adequate lover.” 2. Eli Wallach’s extraordinarily wide blue paisley necktie. 3. It appears that Jeff Goldblum’s voice was entirely redubbed by another actor. Another loser from Winner.

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3 things about Eddy Matalon’s BLACKOUT

Blackout [1978] 1. Nice twist: he doesn’t catch the mugger. 2. The sour look on his face after he’s given out the combination to the safe. Vintage Ray Milland. 3. He lowers his gun and just watches him burn. Not … Continue reading

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3 things about Meera Menon’s EQUITY

Equity [2016] 1. He orders a Macallan, no ice, and the other guys instantly order the same. 2. Green pen. “It’s the color of money.” 3. She can barely get into her dress.

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3 things about Maria Finitzo’s 5 GIRLS

5 Girls [2001] 1. After getting a hug from the boy she tells her friends, “This jacket will never be washed.” 2. From the balcony they look down onto the dancefloor, silently, bored. 3. “I wish I hadn’t been so … Continue reading

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