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“Do you remember the movies you saw, like whole vessels serene on the seas of time?” Poetical critic David Thomson describes his most cherished film “moments”, a typically Thomovian cocktail of quirk and quality: the “perverse comedy” of North By Northwest’s cropduster and J. K. Simmons’ “dead straight” CIA briefings from Burn After Reading. In Thomo’s chiselled prose, though, it all makes perfect sense.


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