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3 things about Aram Avakian’s END OF THE ROAD

End of the Road [1970] 1. The sound of the chicken. 2. “Approach the ballerina.” 3. Sunrise, a lake, a boat, two men, a body. The documentary by Steven Soderbergh on the DVD is very illuminating. I wonder if he’ll … Continue reading

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3 things about Gregory Jacobs’ MAGIC MIKE XXL

Magic Mike XXL [2015] 1. Sexy Aquafina. 2. “I was an understudy to Donald Duck but by the second year I was Mickey.” 3. A line of ladies waiting for bundles of cash.

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3 things about Steven Soderbergh’s THE LIMEY

The Limey [1999] 1. Che Guevara t-shirt. 2. “It was just ’66. And early ’67. That’s all it was.” 3. Blurry windchimes snapping into focus.

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3 things about Steven Soderbergh’s KING OF THE HILL

King of the Hill [1993] 1. He peers across the hall. Silence. Cigarette smoke rising on the other side of the transom. 2. Blood-stained sock. 3. One last look at the medal and diploma before he flees.

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3 things about Steven Soderbergh’s SCHIZOPOLIS

Schizopolis [1996] 1. “Is your wife coming over tonight? Because her big ass always leaves me satisfied.” 2. She peeks into her daughter’s bedroom and smiles in wonder. 3. 3 golfball bounces.

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3 things about Steven Soderbergh’s OCEAN’S THIRTEEN

Ocean’s Thirteen [2007] 1. He flips the coin over, balances it on the coin slot, and walks away. 2. “Okay, this is me offering you an olive basket. And this is you spitting in my face.” 3.  Mametspeak parody by … Continue reading

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3 things about Steven Soderbergh’s OCEAN’S TWELVE

Ocean’s Twelve [2004] 1. Benedict and Linus have a conversation in a car. Behind them, a blurry Newberry Library. 2. She sighs, removes the pillow from her dress, places it on the bench and sits on it. 3. A hotel … Continue reading

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