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This week The Cultists Present Nicolas Roeg’s ‘Don’t Look Now’ (1973). Heralded for decades as the inspiration for countless filmmakers that have come after, Don’t Look Now is a staple of nearly every seasoned director’s “Must See” list, and has inspired an almost baffling array of homages, from Schindler’s List to Pretty Little Liars. London and Benji once again take the slow scenic route, this time through the haunted waterways of a wintery Venice, to discuss the film’s foreshadowing motifs; groundbreaking non-linear editing; that background serial killer subplot; and why a possible explanation for one of cinema’s most shocking and baffling endings might reside in an urban legend from Detroit, Michigan.
Episode Safeword: “hindsight”