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Crowds surrounded a small army of gangly, totemic wood sculptures enlivened with clothing, animal skulls and paint.
There was something innocent about investing these words with totemic power.
This subtle, strange, bitterly comedic emphasis on the totemic and symbolic power of objects, as seen through the eyes of the film’s protagonist, lends Peele’s direction classical reverberations.
As a totemic figure of doom, though, Donahue fills the bill.
Meyer’s modernist 13,600-square-foot mansion is a 45-minute drive from Los Angeles, but many of the industry’s most totemic figures gladly made the trek.
A totemic animal in Native American mythology, the coyote has lived in North America for more than a million years.
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