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3 things about Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s PULSE

Pulse [2001] 1. She instructs him on how to bookmark a webpage and how to “print screen.” 2. Glitch loop: man crossing a threshold. 3. Following the rollaway gas cap.

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3 things about Chris Carter’s THE X FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE

The X Files: I Want to Believe [2008] 1. Dirty glass. 2. Another chase scene at a construction site. 3. Severed head in a cooler bag.

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3 things about Christopher St. John’s TOP OF THE HEAP

Top of the Heap [1972] 1. Racist taxi driver played by Allen Garfield. 2. Moon landing rehearsal. 3. Spiro T. Agnew, golfing giant.

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3 things about Richard Fleischer’s SOYLENT GREEN

Soylent Green [1973] 1. Thorn is unfamiliar with the concept of making a toast. 2. You only see campaign posters for Santini. Not for any other candidates. 3. “All right. An egg then. Who the hell needs strawberries?” 3 other … Continue reading

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3 things about Don McKellar’s LAST NIGHT

Last Night [1998] 1. “I’m calling from the gas company. I hope you’re doing well and spending these final hours in peace with your loved ones. Rest assured that we will make every effort to keep the gas flowing right … Continue reading

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3 things about Gary Nelson’s THE BLACK HOLE

The Black Hole [1979] 1. “The word ‘impossible,’ Mr. Booth, is only found in the dictionary of fools.” 2. Electronic Slim Pickens. 3. Killed by a massive TV monitor. Not good but also … not bad? I’m just a sentimentalist.

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3 things about Michael Anderson’s LOGAN’S RUN

Logan’s Run [1976] 1. Slo-mo sex club. 2. “I hate Outside! I hate it!” 3. Cats in Congress.

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3 things about Richard Fleischer’s FANTASTIC VOYAGE

Fantastic Voyage [1966] 1. Arthur O’Connell’s giant eye. 2. Jelly valves. 3. The g-forces inch her body up the wall. 3 other things.

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3 things about Joe Dante’s GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH

Gremlins 2: The New Batch [1990] 1. Jerry Goldsmith as a frozen yogurt customer. 2. Gremlin on hold. 3. “Incredible as it seems, ladies and gentlemen, after their bizarre, bloodcurdling rampage of destruction, these strange creatures now appear to be … Continue reading

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3 things about Kon Satoshi’s PAPRIKA

Paprika [2006] 1. A secret apartment littered with old toys. 2. Cocktail bar music. 3. He pulls his hand through her body, zipping away her face.

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