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3 things about Sally Potter's ORLANDO

Orlando [1992] 1. Hoop-skirt maneuvering. 2. “You suffer in advance.” 3. As she washes her face, the air around her is alive with particles of gold dust.

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3 things about Luca Guadagnino’s A BIGGER SPLASH

A Bigger Splash [2015] 1. She defiantly points out that she’s 22. 2. A detour for ricotta. 3. “Don’t scream, madam! Your voice”

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3 things about Jim Jarmusch’s ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE

Only Lovers Left Alive [2014] 1. She opens her mouth in pleasure, revealing her teeth. 2. “How I wish I had met him before I wrote Hamlet. He would have provided the most perfect role model imaginable.” 3. Face dissolving … Continue reading

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3 things about Hilary Brougher’s STEPHANIE DALEY

Stephanie Daley [2006] 1. Acne. Dissonant marching band. 2. Fluid cascading down the side of her ski boot. 3. “Thank you.” A hug. Tears roll down her face and are absorbed by Lydie’s sweater.

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3 things about Lynne Ramsay’s WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

We Need to Talk About Kevin [2011] 1. Chik-chik-chik of the lawn sprinkler. 2. The red, blue, yellow target reflected in his eye. 3. She confides to the door-to-door missionaries: “Yes, I do. I know I’m going straight to hell. … Continue reading

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