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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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3 things about Richard Curtis’s LOVE ACTUALLY

Love Actually [2003] 1. Hearty rendition of “Good King Wenceslas.” 2. “Now, which doll shall we give Daisy’s little friend Emily? The one that looks like a transvestite or the one that looks like a dominatrix?” 3. He encourages his … Continue reading

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3 things about Eric Weston’s EVILSPEAK

Evilspeak [1981] 1. “I hope we have the financial resources to do right by him.” “Oh, I’m sure you will, Colonel. I’ll have a talk with the Senator tonight. He’s very big on military causes, especially tax-exempt ones.” 2. Speed … Continue reading

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3 things about Michael Rymer’s QUEEN OF THE DAMNED

Queen of the Damned [2002] 1. Motion-activated columns of fire. 2. “How did you manage to slip through the 1950s in red velvet?” 3. Bleeding family tree.

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3 things about Freddie Francis’s TROG

Trog [1970] 1. A sort of jumpsuit/smock with lapels on both the front and back. 2. Dinosaur flashback. 3. Impaled on a stalagmite. Oh, Joan. She really should have called it a day after Night Gallery. What an amazingly poor, … Continue reading

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3 things about Oliver Hirschbiegel’s THE INVASION

The Invasion [2007] 1. “I just took advantage of a drunk woman and I’m sorry.” 2. Within a few scenes she goes from being a terrible shot to an excellent marksman. 3. Synchronized coffee urn vomit.

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3 things about Mike Hodges’ FLASH GORDON

Flash Gordon [1980] 1. Blonde hair vanishing beneath the muck. 2. “Tell me more about this man Houdini.” 3. Banner #1: ALL CREATURES WILL MAKE MERRY. Banner #2: UNDER PAIN OF DEATH. 3 other things.

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