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3 things about Claire Denis’ HIGH LIFE

High Life [2018] 1. Learning to walk, learning to stand. 2. A series of dissolves shows him turning into earth. 3. Horizontal golden band.

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3 things about Richard Compton’s RAVAGERS

Ravagers [1979] 1. At first he’s not sure what to do with the fork. 2. Art Carney playing “Tea for Two” on a piano. 3. A bullet to the gut finishes off Ernest Borgnine.

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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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