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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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3 things about Peter Hyams’s 2010

2010 [1984] 1. Dusty hull. 2. Red calculator. 3. “I understand now, Dr. Chandra. Thank you for telling me the truth.” “You deserve it.”

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3 things about Freddie Francis’s TROG

Trog [1970] 1. A sort of jumpsuit/smock with lapels on both the front and back. 2. Dinosaur flashback. 3. Impaled on a stalagmite. Oh, Joan. She really should have called it a day after Night Gallery. What an amazingly poor, … Continue reading

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3 things about George Pal’s THE TIME MACHINE

The Time Machine [1960] 1. Tracks on the ground, tracks on the floor. 2. Apocalypse in 1966. 3. “They never come back.”

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