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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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3 things about Lynne Ramsay’s YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE

You Were Never Really Here [2017] 1.  Tendrils of her hair. 2. Blood and spilled milk on the kitchen floor near the bowl of cat food. 3. Holding hands.

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3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Painting with static electricity. 2. Mother meditation. 3. To feel sad without being sad. 3 other things.

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3 things about Brian G. Hutton’s THE FIRST DEADLY SIN

The First Deadly Sin [1980] 1. The doorman’s doggy do bag handler tool. 2. Inside the precinct house, a WET PAINT sign tacked on the doorframe. 3. Plastic sheeting crackling in the wind. Quintessential New York City movie: it’s an … Continue reading

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3 things about Jules Dassin’s THE NAKED CITY

The Naked City [1948] 1. She fetches a cup of cold tea from the kitchen. 2. J.P. McGillicuddy. 3. We hear traffic noise drifting into the room. Foreshadowing the moment when he makes a dash for the open window.

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