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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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Lightning

Abbott and Costello in Japan! Charles Barton’s Mexican Hayride (1948) in Mikio Naruse’s Inazuma (aka Lightning, 1952).
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Re-Animator

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...
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Heal the Living

I bet they used hot dogs for his fingers. Anne Dorval is watching Spielberg’s classic with her two sons and they...

Hustle

French film festival. Claude Lelouch’s Un homme et une femme (1966)...
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Hugo

The place that Mr. Scorsese should call home. The adventure begins!...
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