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Post by burneyfan » September 19th, 2013, 1:37 am

Aaaaaand the minute I type all that crap, I think: A Wife Confesses? A long shot, I think...I doubt everyone guessing has seen it, as you suggested earlier.

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#4882

Post by funkybusiness » September 19th, 2013, 1:43 am

Odds Against Tomorrow?

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Post by burneyfan » September 19th, 2013, 1:49 am

funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:43:27 PM wrote:Odds Against Tomorrow?
Oh, nice guess...I love that film.

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#4884

Post by funkybusiness » September 19th, 2013, 1:50 am

burneyfan on Sep 18 2013, 07:49:31 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:43:27 PM wrote:Odds Against Tomorrow?
Oh, nice guess...I love that film.
I opposite of love that film? :sweat:

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Post by burneyfan » September 19th, 2013, 1:54 am

funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:50:10 PM wrote:
burneyfan on Sep 18 2013, 07:49:31 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:43:27 PM wrote:Odds Against Tomorrow?
Oh, nice guess...I love that film.
I opposite of love that film? :sweat:
Well, it's still a nice guess! It's no dealbreaker film for me...I'll still associate with you (whether that's a good thing or not, I'll leave you to determine, ha ha). Say you hate Ugetsu, though, and the gloves will come off. :guns:

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Post by funkybusiness » September 19th, 2013, 1:57 am

burneyfan on Sep 18 2013, 07:54:03 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:50:10 PM wrote:
burneyfan on Sep 18 2013, 07:49:31 PM wrote:Oh, nice guess...I love that film.
I opposite of love that film? :sweat:
Well, it's still a nice guess! It's no dealbreaker film for me...I'll still associate with you (whether that's a good thing or not, I'll leave you to determine, ha ha). Say you hate Ugetsu, though, and the gloves will come off. :guns:
Ugetsu? Eeehh... :think:

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » September 19th, 2013, 1:57 am

funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:43:27 PM wrote:Odds Against Tomorrow?
Yes that one.

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#4888

Post by funkybusiness » September 19th, 2013, 1:59 am

:lol: Okay give me a couple minutes. No cats!

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#4889

Post by Kasparius » September 19th, 2013, 2:08 am

funkybusiness on Sep 18 2013, 07:59:52 PM wrote::lol: Okay give me a couple minutes. No cats!
My cats, Holmes and Watson, want you to know that they couldn't care less about your clue.
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Post by funkybusiness » September 19th, 2013, 2:21 am

Expression One: How to cut a rug.
Impression One: A deceiving pulse.
Expression Two: A woman, his woman, left on a bed.
Impression Two: Salt seeps from the earth. All luck.

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Post by Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi » September 20th, 2013, 9:18 pm

Cryptic!

I don't know. Each line makes me think vaguely of possibilities, but no one film I can think of yet pulls the clues together.

The expression-impression alternation makes me think either someone making facial expressions or sending messages, and someone else receiving and responding. Or it makes me think of expressionism and impressionism.

No idea. But I'll just randomly throw out Satantango.
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Post by funkybusiness » September 20th, 2013, 9:34 pm

Not Satantango.

The reception/response is the right angle, but mostly interpretation. It's a film that requires some interpretation.


Clue two: Everybody was kung-fu fighting. Well, not quite kung-fu. and not quite fighting. But those outfits!

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Post by funkybusiness » September 21st, 2013, 8:01 am

Clue three: A loose adaptation. Alex is in it. I don't think it's gay at all.

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Post by funkybusiness » September 21st, 2013, 8:02 am

Oh and it looks like you haven't checked it Local. Sorry.

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Post by Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi » September 21st, 2013, 9:20 am

funkybusiness on Sep 21 2013, 02:02:39 AM wrote:Oh and it looks like you haven't checked it Local. Sorry.
:lol:

I'll leave it to my worthier colleagues, then.

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Post by Pretentious Hipster » November 4th, 2013, 1:50 am

What happened to this thread...
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My father didn’t have the skill of a professional cameraman. The result? Avant-garde cinema.

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Post by Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi » November 4th, 2013, 1:51 am

Funky's clues are still orbiting the Earth ...

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Post by funkybusiness » November 4th, 2013, 1:56 am

Spoilers. It was Beau travail. Happy birthday, Local!

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Post by Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi » November 4th, 2013, 2:00 am

funkybusiness on Nov 3 2013, 06:56:08 PM wrote:Spoilers. It was Beau travail. Happy birthday, Local!
Thank you! And that movie is queued up as one of the next few movies I see, actually.

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Post by funkybusiness » November 4th, 2013, 2:03 am

Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Nov 3 2013, 07:00:36 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Nov 3 2013, 06:56:08 PM wrote:Spoilers. It was Beau travail. Happy birthday, Local!
Thank you! And that movie is queued up as one of the next few movies I see, actually.
It's a perfect film. Hope you like it. Do you want to go next or...?

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Post by Pretentious Hipster » November 4th, 2013, 3:29 am

And all we needed were my tears to resurrect this thread.

I don't participate here, I just felt like 1 upping the pics of begging animals.
My father didn’t have the skill of a professional cameraman. The result? Avant-garde cinema.

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Post by funkybusiness » November 4th, 2013, 3:32 am

ArthurYanthar on Nov 3 2013, 08:29:48 PM wrote:And all we needed were my tears to resurrect this thread.

I don't participate here, I just felt like 1 upping the pics of begging animals.
I didn't mean to make you cry. :( Also, 1-up success.

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Post by Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi » November 4th, 2013, 3:33 am

Go, go, funky. Cleanse your clues in the ablutions of Arthur's tears and go.

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#4904

Post by funkybusiness » November 4th, 2013, 3:46 am

Me then? Alright.

Clue 1: A prequel often thought of as a sequel embeds itself more into the stylistic tradition its creators originally imagined while garnering almost no praise in the process. Mini-clue: Also seen as racist.

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Post by Kasparius » November 4th, 2013, 5:08 am

Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Nov 3 2013, 07:00:36 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Nov 3 2013, 06:56:08 PM wrote:Spoilers. It was Beau travail. Happy birthday, Local!
Thank you! And that movie is queued up as one of the next few movies I see, actually.
Have you seen Godard's Le petit soldat? The main character from that is a character in Beau travail. Both played by the same actor, Michel Subor.

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Post by Kasparius » November 4th, 2013, 5:08 am

funkybusiness on Nov 3 2013, 08:46:43 PM wrote:Me then? Alright.

Clue 1: A prequel often thought of as a sequel embeds itself more into the stylistic tradition its creators originally imagined while garnering almost no praise in the process. Mini-clue: Also seen as racist.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom?

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Post by funkybusiness » November 4th, 2013, 5:13 am

Kasparius on Nov 3 2013, 10:08:58 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Nov 3 2013, 08:46:43 PM wrote:Me then? Alright.

Clue 1: A prequel often thought of as a sequel embeds itself more into the stylistic tradition its creators originally imagined while garnering almost no praise in the process. Mini-clue: Also seen as racist.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom?
Bingo! Clue seems self-explanatory but here's this anyway.

Temple of Doom is in fact a prequel to Raiders of the Lost Ark, not a sequel as people seem to think. The original idea for the Indiana Jones series was to make a film version of pulp action stories from the 30s and 40s, very unrealistic, over the top, caricaturistic, and well, pulpy. I think the second film is more successful in that regard than the first (even if they are Nazis in RotLA!). and don't get me started on how shitty that Sean Connery one is. blech.

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Post by Kasparius » November 4th, 2013, 5:17 am

Which means it's my turn... Argh....

Clue number 1: This tom is cock blocking Jerry, and I ain't talking about the mouse.

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Post by Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi » November 4th, 2013, 7:18 am

Kasparius on Nov 3 2013, 10:08:07 PM wrote:
Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Nov 3 2013, 07:00:36 PM wrote:
funkybusiness on Nov 3 2013, 06:56:08 PM wrote:Spoilers. It was Beau travail. Happy birthday, Local!
Thank you! And that movie is queued up as one of the next few movies I see, actually.
Have you seen Godard's Le petit soldat? The main character from that is a character in Beau travail. Both played by the same actor, Michel Subor.
Yes, I have, long ago. Was he the one
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Post by funkybusiness » November 4th, 2013, 9:16 am

Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Nov 4 2013, 12:18:21 AM wrote:
Kasparius on Nov 3 2013, 10:08:07 PM wrote:
Local Hero -- aka MestnyiGeroi on Nov 3 2013, 07:00:36 PM wrote:Thank you! And that movie is queued up as one of the next few movies I see, actually.
Have you seen Godard's Le petit soldat? The main character from that is a character in Beau travail. Both played by the same actor, Michel Subor.
Yes, I have, long ago. Was he the one
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Yep.

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#4911

Post by AdamH » December 4th, 2013, 1:30 pm

Gonna bump a few of these game threads as they've got inactive.

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Post by PeacefulAnarchy » December 19th, 2013, 7:49 am

Kasparius on Nov 3 2013, 10:17:46 PM wrote:Which means it's my turn... Argh....

Clue number 1: This tom is cock blocking Jerry, and I ain't talking about the mouse.
Is the a clue # 2?

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Post by AdamH » October 12th, 2014, 4:07 pm

Kasparius on Nov 3 2013, 10:17:46 PM wrote:Which means it's my turn... Argh....

Clue number 1: This tom is cock blocking Jerry, and I ain't talking about the mouse.
Any more clues?

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Post by Kasparius » October 12th, 2014, 4:23 pm

AdamH on Oct 12 2014, 10:07:34 AM wrote:
Kasparius on Nov 3 2013, 10:17:46 PM wrote:Which means it's my turn... Argh....

Clue number 1: This tom is cock blocking Jerry, and I ain't talking about the mouse.
Any more clues?
Clue Number 2: (I had to guess my own clue number 1 to remember what film it was, it's been that long :lol: )

Nick and Nora's pooch seems to have been dognapped by another dysfunctional couple.


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Post by AdamH » March 2nd, 2017, 9:24 pm

Time to start this up again? Was a good topic.

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Post by AdamH » January 6th, 2018, 6:05 pm

AdamH on Mar 2 2017, 02:24:54 PM wrote:Time to start this up again? Was a good topic.
Didn't work last time so will try again.

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