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Old 08-20-2014, 11:43 AM - Thread Starter
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Great. Not only did I not guess the right movie but confused the late Carolyn Conwell with Liv Ullmann.

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Argh. Yes, I feel very stupid now.
Isn't this a FUN game?

* * *

Name this movie.

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Spoiler!


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Old 08-20-2014, 01:01 PM
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Isn't this a FUN game?

* * *

Name this movie.

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Lone Survivor.
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Lone Survivor.
Still at Redbox.



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I finally got one. I feel like making an acceptance speech or something.
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Deja vu
Name that movie:

'Nosferatu' (1922)?
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'Nosferatu' (1922)?
Nah.
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The 7:50 to Yuma ?

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The 7:50 to Yuma ?

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Yes, that's it. Closer than Nosferatu anyways.
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Deja vu
Name that movie:

OK, since we're not getting anywhere;
One of the few movies shot to tell the story in more or less real time.

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OK, since we're not getting anywhere;
One of the few movies shot to tell the story in more or less real time.

Since you're giving hints, I believe I reviewed this one: The Gunfighter (1950).

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Since you're giving hints, I believe I reviewed this one: The Gunfighter (1950).

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Clawing your way up from the bottom of the list - give yourself a point.

Still only available on DVD, as part of the Fox Western Classics 3-pack. This film is another of my personal top 10 westerns. I rate it a close competitor to The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Peck played dark characters very well.
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Yes, that's it. Closer than Nosferatu anyways.
Hey, @ least I tried.
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Anyway, blast from the past (no points for this one):



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No points, but I cannot allow a shot of the great Peter Cushing go unattended...


She (1965)?
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No points, but I cannot allow a shot of the great Peter Cushing go unattended...


She (1965)?
Peter Cushing is in that shot?

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Peter Cushing is in that shot?
Yes. He is in the foreground, to our right of the man sitting at the table wearing a kufiya...



Little wonder it took so long for someone to chime in on this one...
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No points, but I cannot allow a shot of the great Peter Cushing go unattended...


She (1965)?
Indeed. That's pretty bold content for 1965. Hammer Films.

The original image was back on page 1 and resurfaced when someone answered the challenge, then deleted their post when they realized it was old news. I thought the image itself had good nostalgia value.

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Peter Cushing is in that shot?
The art of the good challenge is the power to cloud men's minds...

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Indeed. That's pretty bold content for 1965. Hammer Films.


-Bill
From the era when Hammer Films replaced creepy horror with more graphic nudity and sex. I've heard that shift was lamented by many of the earlier Hammer Film fans. But I was a big fan of the earlier Hammer Films' product, as were my fellow movie buddies, and I don't remember any of us feeling so bad about there being fewer coffins and cobwebs and more female bottoms and cleavage.
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Name that movie:



Answer:

Spoiler!


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Peter Cushing is in that shot?
To the left of the star.
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To the left of the star.
Now I'm confused by this "star" you speak of...

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Name that movie:



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'The Big Sleep' (1946)?
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Now I'm confused by this "star" you speak of...
Yes, he's the second star @ the left of that first one.
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Just look carefully; you'll see him. ...@ the left of that gold star (with blue in the middle).
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Just look carefully; you'll see him. ...@ the left of that gold star (with blue in the middle).
Aha!

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'The Big Sleep' (1946)?
Yes: Bob Steele as Lash Canino. Review: The Big Sleep (1946).

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... Bogart & Bacall
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Name that movie:

Five Easy Pieces

?
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Five Easy Pieces

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Nope.
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Name that movie:

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972)

Another stimulating Bob Rafelson-Jack Nicholson pairing, back when Nicholson was a marvelous film actor and had not yet drifted into goofy self-parody. Performances by a stellar cast are good all around but with a truly awesome performance by Ellen Burstyn!
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