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3 things about Seijun Suzuki’s TAKE AIM AT THE POLICE VAN

Take Aim at the Police Van [1960] 1. Burma Shave-style road signs warning of danger. 2. Group of teens hanging around the jukebox. 3. He replies that he prefers Japanese mystery novels.

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3 things about Anthony Mann’s STRANGE IMPERSONATION

Strange Impersonation [1946] 1. No more than 10cc’s. 2. Kindly plastic surgeon. 3. “But I couldn’t have murdered Nora Goodrich! I am Nora Goodrich!”

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3 things about Jacques Tourneur’s OUT OF THE PAST

Out of the Past [1947] 1. “A dame with a rod is like a guy with a knitting needle.” 2. They lie together on the sand. Boats, nets, moonlight. He looks at her and says, “Baby, I don’t care.” And … Continue reading

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