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I Confess

Logan is gone. Bretaigne Windust/Raoul Walsh’s The Enforcer (1951) in Alfred Hitchcock’s I Confess (1953).
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La Truite

First time in Japan. Jamie Uys’  The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980) in Joseph Losey’s La Truite (1982).
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Hard Eight

You know those big monster books of matches? I had one of those in my pocket once and they lit on fire, exploded. Herbert...
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Night People

Getting kind of cute, huh? Henry Hathaway’s Niagara (1953) in Nunnally Johnson’s Night People (1954).
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Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Reminiscence of a glorious career. Jerry Hopper’s Naked Alibi (1954) in Paul McGuigan’s Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool (2017).
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John Wick: Chapter 2

Opening scene. Big city, bright lights, car crash sounds, silent film. Buster Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. (1924) in Chad Stahelski’s John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017).
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Martin Scorsese: A devoted cinephile

The great Martin Scorsese turns 75 today. Not only a celebrated film director but a truly devoted cinephile with immense and longstanding contribution to...
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Abbott and Costello in Japan! Charles Barton’s Mexican Hayride (1948) in Mikio Naruse’s Inazuma (aka Lightning, 1952).
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Lots of things will stop making sense later. Jonathan Demme’s Stop Making Sense (1984) in Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (1985).
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The Salesman

Mayhem! The teacher fell asleep during the screening of Dariush Mehrjui’s The Cow (1969) and the party is starting.Later in the...