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3 things about Robert Altman’s QUINTET

Quintet [1979] 1. “It doesn’t transmit. The information’s still there.” 2. She lifts her arm from the fire, looks down with some curiosity at her own smoldering hand. 3. Light fixture melting the ice. 3 other things.

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3 things about Peter Sullivan’s CHRISTMAS TWISTER

Christmas Twister [2012] 1. CHRISTAMS TWISTER. The film’s misspelled title card is the most shocking thing of all. 2. They just stand there and watch Bryan die! That’s no way to get him to ask you out on a date! … Continue reading

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3 things about Ava DuVernay’s A WRINKLE IN TIME

A Wrinkle in Time [2018] 1. Glitter lips. 2. “It’s just a physics thing. The classic slingshot maneuver.” 3. It’s not food, it’s sand.

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3 things about Andrew Niccol’s ANON

Anon [2018] 1. Reality, augmented reality: two aspect ratios 2. DFE. Delete Fucking Everything. 3. A flat packed with rats.

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3 things about Ryan Coogler’s BLACK PANTHER

Black Panther [2018] 1. A hidden casino redolent of the one in Skyfall. 2. Only the driver’s seat and steering wheel intact. 3. Battle rhinos.

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3 things about Jonathan Glazer’s UNDER THE SKIN

Under the Skin [2014] 1. “Dreaming.” “Yes. We are.” 2. Scotland is “nowhere.” 3. A very slow bite of chocolate cake. A film of genius. And it’s a completely different experience seeing it the second time around. (3 other things.)

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3 things about Rian Johnson’s STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Star Wars: The Last Jedi [2017] 1. Wasted barbecue. 2. “That was a cheap move.” 3. He stutters. 3 other things.

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