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National Treasure: Book of Secrets?


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Correct! I didn't know there was Statue of Liberty in Paris.

Here's Harvey Keitel when hearing a summary of the plot:



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My Dinner With Andre.

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My Dinner With Andre.
Correct. A ground ball for anyone who's seen it. Still an intriguing film.
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I've always meant to compliment you on your choice of footwear...

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Thanks Bill. They were adopted from this family.

[Looking at Dr. Meredith's bunny slippers, then his own.]
Chris Knight: May I say, sir, I admire your taste in footwear.
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You mean National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets.
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Name that movie:



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Spoiler!


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^^ The ignorant in me says The Third Man (1949).
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^^ The ignorant in me says The Third Man (1949).
That was inspiration speaking, not ignorance. Welcome to the game!

Review: The Third Man (1949)

I really appreciated the team of Trevor Howard and Bernard Lee this time. The attachments below are full-size images

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Lets see who really knows their obscure films.
Name that movie:

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Name that movie:

(The attachment below is for a full-size image)

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Spoiler!


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(The attachment below is for a full-size image)

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Picnic at Hanging Rock?

"Dinner for wolves."
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Picnic at Hanging Rock?
It is! I reviewed this a few years ago: Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975). The images there are from the DVD.

A lovely Blu-ray just appeared from Criterion. I have more new snapshots here: Picnic at Hanging Rock, Criterion, June 2014

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Lets see who really knows their obscure films.
Name that movie:

Suture!

Saw that movie in the theater (one of about 5 people in the country who did). The non-anamorphic DVD looks like garbage.

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Suture!

Saw that movie in the theater (one of about 5 people in the country who did). The non-anamorphic DVD looks like garbage.
Of those 5 people, maybe 1 or 2 understood it. I think I have it on Laserdisc, but I'm too lazy to dig those out. I think this was another MGM DVD hatchet job that was called "widescreen". Pretty sure its OOP now, and I don't know if any other releases were actually widescreen.
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Name that movie:

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Spoiler!


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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, or as I saw it, An Unusually Unextraordinary Movie.


EDIT: Why is my text yellow?
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. There...no yellow text.
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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. There...no yellow text.
Sad, but true.

She does clean up...(attached).

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Of those 5 people, maybe 1 or 2 understood it. I think I have it on Laserdisc, but I'm too lazy to dig those out. I think this was another MGM DVD hatchet job that was called "widescreen". Pretty sure its OOP now, and I don't know if any other releases were actually widescreen.
The DVD was a port of the Laserdisc's non-anamorphic letterbox transfer. The movie desperately needs a proper remaster, but I doubt that MGM would ever expend the money on something so obscure.

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Atlantic City


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That could be. I was thinking this one:



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Correct. IMHO this was one of Lancaster's finest performances. Check the expression on his face here:

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That would be Peter Greenaway's fabulous The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover. Dumbledore definitely had a shady past.
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