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3 things about Richard Lester’s CUBA

Cuba [1979] 1. The soldier has sliced off an ear of the dead rebel and added it to his collection. Cut to Brooke Adams adjusting her earrings. 2. “Jingle Bell Rock” strip-tease number. 3. Fidel laughs heartily at the Americans … Continue reading

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3 things about Richard Lester’s PETULIA

Petulia [1968] 1. Hotrodding nuns in the parking garage. 2. Filthy hospital room. 3. Little boxes, on the hillside.

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3 things about Richard Lester’s JUGGERNAUT

Juggernaut [1974] 1. A pinball machine on board called Shipwreck. 2. First ransom phone call: Soderberghian layering of sound on top of silent action. 3. “Two double scotches, in the same glass. Staff.”

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