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"Neither highbrows nor lowbrows nor midbrows, but elastic-brows.” — George Orwell
pulp fictionpulp fiction

A scene from PULP FICTION (1994)

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A scene from ROCK’N’ROLL HIGH SCHOOL (1979)

nacho librenacho libre

A scene from NACHO LIBRE (2006)

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A scene from ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ (1979)

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“The strange and sinister embroidered on… the normal and easy.”

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A scene from CANDYMAN (1992)

robocoprobocop thumb

A scene from ROBOCOP (1987)

bucket-of-blood

A scene from A BUCKET OF BLOOD (1959)

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A scene from DAZED AND CONFUSED (1993)

chambermaid

A scene from THE DIARY OF A CHAMBER­MAID (1946)

african

A scene from THE AFRICAN QUEEN (1951)

bonnie

A scene from BONNIE AND CLYDE (1967)

monty python

A scene from MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE (1983)

mabuse325

A scene from BARBARELLA (1968)

buckaroo

A scene from BUCKAROO BANZAI (1984)

his girl friday

A scene from HIS GIRL FRIDAY (1940)

Young_and_Innocent_3

A scene from YOUNG AND INNOCENT (1937)

raising arizona

A scene from RAISING ARIZONA (1987)

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Debating in a vacuum

bad news bears

A scene from THE BAD NEWS BEARS (1976)

fifth element 5

A scene from THE FIFTH ELEMENT (1997)

long goodbye

A scene from THE LONG GOODBYE (1973)

apocalypse

A scene from APOCALYPSE NOW (1979)

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