David Cronenberg's SCANNERS from Criterion 7/15/14

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  1. maybrick

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    Two was surprisingly good. Three fell short. Haven’t seen the Scannercops.
     
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    Scanners is awesome. I remember seeing that exploding scene as a kid and thinking that I need to see what that movie is all about. I've seen Scanners a few times and it's a really good movie. But I haven't seen any of the sequels yet.
     
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    I watched part 2 and liked it a lot less. Not really looking forward to part 3.

    They talked about this scene in the extras. Several different takes were filmed before they simply set up a shotgun below and behind the dummy head. They used rock salt in the cartridge. I found this interesting as it was basically the same technique used in Maniac.

    Something I forgot to mention from part one (and part 2) is the mostly laughable facial expressions the actors use when either being scanned or using their scanner abilities.
     

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