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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.

Mar 28, 2019

"You realize that to experience the projected figures on the movie theater screen as life-size involves the reduction of your own body to the size of a doll, while with television, conversely, you must mentally blow yourself up to the size of a giant to account for the minuscule scale of the figures on the small...

Mar 21, 2019

"If it’s drowning you’re after, don’t torment yourself with shallow water" - Proverb

Cotton Comes to Harlem - 1970 - Ossie Davis
A Rage In Harlem - 1991 - Bill Duke

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Mar 14, 2019

I talk about some Frederick Wiseman and make some general observations about what the word and form documentary actually means.

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Mar 7, 2019

"They ain't tripping on me, they wanna fuck my car
When you look at my chrome and you lick your lips
It's just like I'm rubbing my dick between your hips" - Pimp C, Fuck My Car

Crash! - 1972 - Harley Cokelis
Crash - 1994 - David Cronenberg

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