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3 things about Guillermo del Toro’s MIMIC: THE DIRECTOR’S CUT

Mimic [1997] 1. “Evolution has a way of keeping things alive.”2. He wipes the sweat off his face, thus sealing his fate.3. Eyeglasses as conductor. 3 other things.

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3 things about Ramin Bahrani’s FAHRENHEIT 451

Fahrenheit 451 [2018] 1. Cigarette papers. 2. Contraband turntable. 3. Why does there happen to be a hole in the roof of the barn? A valiant effort, but …

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3 things about Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY

2001: A Space Odyssey [1968] 1. Close up. The color of the teeth and the color of the meat. 2. Tight plaid suit. 3. “Dave. I really think I’m entitled to an answer to that question.” 3 other things.

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3 things about James Mangold’s LOGAN

Logan [2017] 1. He admonishes the nurses not to view them as children. 2. Going to the bathroom. 3. A grass shroud.

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3 things about Mick Jackson’s THREADS

Threads [1984] 1. All the fingers are on fire. 2. The sound of swarms of flies coming from the cellar. 3. Britain’s population returning to medieval levels. Genuinely terrifying.

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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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