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3 things about Andrew Ahn’s FIRE ISLAND

Fire Island [2022] 1. “Yeah, I’ve heard your TED Talk.” 2. Denting the cans. 3. “We’ve got a very angry lesbian on board.”

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3 thing about Charlotte Wells’s AFTERSUN

Aftersun [2022] 1. Karaoke with “Losing My Religion.” 2. A huge clump for a big back. 3. We see the Turkish carpet on the floor of her bedroom.

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3 things about Richard Linklater’s APOLLO 10½: A SPACE AGE CHILDHOOD

Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood [2022] 1. Washing the tar off the bottoms of their feet using gasoline. 2. Stretching out a ham for five dinners. 3. Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash sing a duet.

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A new cocktail: No Pool Still Cool

Quite adaptable for pitcher or punchbowl! NO POOL STILL COOL 2 oz. pisco .5 oz. apricot liqueur 1.5 oz. unsweetened pineapple juice .75 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice .5 oz. simple syrup 1 dash Angostura bitters Fill a double old … Continue reading

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3 things about Lucretia Martel’s LA CIENAGA

La Ciénaga [2001] 1. In the shower, she wipes the dirt and mud towards the drain with her feet. 2. “She got everything there, from pencils to tennis shoes.” 3. Various people squashed together on beds. Lucretia Martel astonishingly captures … Continue reading

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When it’s this hot, here’s what you want to be drinking.

When it’s this hot, here’s what you want to be drinking. GIN RICKEY 2 oz. gin juice of half a lime 1 tablespoon raspberry syrup Pellegrino, or other sparkling mineral water Combine in a Collins glass with plenty of crushed … Continue reading

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Marnagritas, err, Margaritas.

A friend asked for my recipe this morning. I was flattered! There are as many margarita recipes as there are grains of sand on the beaches of Cozumel. But here’s mine. ULTIMATE MARGARITAS For 1 margarita, combine equal parts tequila … Continue reading

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