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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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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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