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Hundreds Of Pixelated Dead Bodies

All Units is an anatomy of the thriller. Every two weeks Sean McTiernan creates a double bill in the hopes of exploring and understanding another aspect of thriller cinema.

Every other week, Calling All Units will answer questions from listeners, the host and, if necessary, the authorities.

If you keep a running list of movies you want to watch, prepare for it to get much, much longer.

May 31, 2018

"The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind is, Curiosity. By curiosity,
I mean whatever desire for or whatever pleasure we take in, novelty."
Edmund Burke, The Sublime and the Beautiful

Informers - 1963 - Ken Annakin
Sapphire - 1959 - Basil Dearden


May 24, 2018

Ugly delicious. 

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May 17, 2018

"All knowledge, as issuing from reflection, is experimental" - John Dewey

Badlands - 1973 - Terrence Malick
Missing - 1982 - Costa-Gavras

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May 10, 2018

Alliteration is not a political stance.

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May 3, 2018

"The mainspring of human activity is generally the desire to reach the point farthest from the funereal domain, which is rotten, dirty and impure. We make every effort to efface the traces, signs and symbols of death." - Georges Bataile

The Long Good Friday - 1980 - John MacKenzie

Mona Lisa - 1986 - Neil Jordan