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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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3 things about Sergio Leone’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA

Once Upon a Time in America [1983] 1. “What have you been doing?” “Going to bed early.” 2. Slowly removing her facepaint. 3, Taillights become headlights. The extended director’s cut does fill in some gaps, and it’s nice to see … Continue reading

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Doggie clogs. 2. Wittgenstein: “I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.” 3. Upside down shoreline. 3 other things.

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