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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.
And that's The Queen with a strange man in the toilet stall!

Peter Greenaway must have a miniscule fan club. His titles are generally not available, and poor video quality when they are.

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I think it's time I started playing the game from this side.

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You're right: it's about time!

My rule is that I don't answer films I've reviewed in the past for 48 hours, just to be sporting. This is one of those.

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I think it's time I started playing the game from this side.

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Is it . . .

House Of Wax

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Name that movie:

Still available:

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We're cooking now! With this one we'll have three open challenges.

Name that movie: (full sized attachment)

Answer:

Spoiler!


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We're cooking now! With this one we'll have three open challenges.

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Open challenge? Meaning...?
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Open challenge? Meaning...?
Films unnamed, so far. One each from me, Josh, and RD.

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I'll see if I can hurry this along. Still available:







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$!
Correct. Dollars is still one of the best caper films around.
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I think it's time I started playing the game from this side.

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Ding!

Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves.

I think it is fine picture, although it tends to disappoint those looking for a werewolf story.

My review: The Company of Wolves (1984).

Q: have you seen the PAL DVD or imported Blu-ray? Any comments? My thumbnails are from the North American DVD.



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Name that movie: (full size image attached).

Yes, it's true: I'm an awful person.

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Spoiler!


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Yes, it's true: I'm an awful person.

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Is it . . .

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

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Plausible, but no.

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Broken Link?
ok. On my computer i could see the link. I had to check it out on someone elses laptop.




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Yes, it's true: I'm an awful person.

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Shot in the dark: Two Mules for Sister Sarah.
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ok. On my computer i could see the link. I had to check it out on someone elses laptop.




name that movie

It's Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams. Not exactly one of Stacy Keach's finest moments. I saw this in a theater when it came. I still don't exactly know why. Maybe I was expecting Up in Smoke.
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Shot in the dark: Two Mules for Sister Sarah.
No...I mean YES! I was expecting more suffering on this one. It could from any of a number of Eastwood films, right?

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Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves.

I think it is fine picture, although it tends to disappoint those looking for a werewolf story.

My review: The Company of Wolves (1984).

Q: have you seen the PAL DVD or imported Blu-ray? Any comments? My thumbnails are from the North American DVD.
Correct. Did you play that movie in this game already? I forget.

I have the UK Blu-ray, but haven't actually watched it beyond scanning to the milk scene to grab the screencap. Immediate impression is that it looks too bright and washed out. Not fair of me to judge without watching the disc properly, though.

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No...I mean YES! I was expecting more suffering on this one. It could from any of a number of Eastwood films, right?

Review: Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

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Maybe it was the hat, but mostly it was the fact it recently got released.
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Correct. Did you play that movie in this game already? I forget.
No, but (a) I can't even remember what we've done here, not even my own posts, and (b) double dipping is definitely permitted.

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I have the UK Blu-ray, but haven't actually watched it beyond scanning to the milk scene to grab the screencap. Immediate impression is that it looks too bright and washed out. Not fair of me to judge without watching the disc properly, though.
Come that day: I'd like to know what sort of upgrade it is over the region 1 DVD.

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Maybe it was the hat, but mostly it was the fact it recently got released.
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It's Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams. Not exactly one of Stacy Keach's finest moments. I saw this in a theater when it came. I still don't exactly know why. Maybe I was expecting Up in Smoke.
I saw those movies many years ago. All i remember is that i really enjoyed Stacy Keach.
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Name that movie:

The Package. Directed by Andrew Davis, who would later direct Tommy Lee Jones there to an Oscar.

Saw this years and years ago on VHS. Vaguely remember liking it, but can't recall much about it.

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The Package. Directed by Andrew Davis, who would later direct Tommy Lee Jones there to an Oscar.

Saw this years and years ago on VHS. Vaguely remember liking it, but can't recall much about it.
That is correct. Its a pretty good popcorn flick. I have it on a flipper DVD from MGM. Oh, and it also has:

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