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November 23, 2011

The Industry


Sonnia, over at a ladybug's life, posted a movie meme and invited folks to play along if they wanted.  I thought it'd be hard to come up with movies for this list, because I have never been much of a movie buff.  The only category with which I had trouble was 'Movie with Favourite Actress.'  I just don't have a fave movie actress,  so I went with a movie of Melissa Gilbert's that I liked a lot.  Feel free to copy and do this on your own blogs if you like.  So without further adieu:  

*Favourite Film:  To Kill A Mockingbird tied with Paper Moon.
*Least Favourite Film:  Biodome.  Pauly Shore=Worst. Actor. EVER.
*Favourite Comedy:  Airplane
*Favourite Drama:  The Shipping News
*Favourite Action:  The Presidio (plus Mark Harmon was dreamy, Sean Connery was dashing and Meg Ryan was hot, and it was shot in San Francisco).


*Favourite Horror/Suspense:  The Shining 
*Favourite Thriller:  Blair Witch Project
*Favourite Foreign Film:  If it has subtitles, I ain't watchin' it.  Snooze-fest City.
*Favourite Kid's Movie:  Willie Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (Gene Wilder IS Willie Wonka).
*Favourite Love Story:  The Wedding Singer

*Favourite Chick Flick:  Fried Green Tomatoes
*Favourite Play Adaptation:  The Sound of Music
*Film That Is Your Guilty Pleasure:  Duct Tape Forever (The Red Green Movie)

*Film That Made You Cry The Hardest:  Rudy
*Film You Don't Want To Watch Again:  Silence of the Lambs
*Movie With Your Favourite Actress:  Family of Strangers (Melissa Gilbert).
*Movie With Your Favourite Actor:  Good Luck (Vincent D'Onofrio)
*Movie You Wish You Could Live In:  Harry Potter (I want to live, and open a shop, in Hogsmeade).
*Movie That Inspires You:  Thunderheart

*Movie(s) With Your Favourite Soundtrack:  Flashback, The Wedding Singer and Spirit of '76.
*Movie With The Most Beautiful Scenery:  First Blood  (filmed in Hope, British Columbia but set in Washington State).
*Movie You Are Embarrassed To Say You Like:  Ed Gein  (Look it up and prepare to be horrified).
*Movie With Your Favourite Villain:  Helter Skelter  (The same actor that plays Ed Gein also plays Charles Manson.  Do you see a trend here?)

*Movie With Your Favourite Superhero:  Return of the Jedi.  What, Luke Skywalker isn't a superhero?
*First Movie You Ever Remember Watching:  Yellow Submarine on TV, 1969 or 1970.
*Last Movie You Watched:  Harry Potter & the Deathy Hollows, Part One


For those of you in the USA, have a great Thanksgiving tomorrow!! 

5 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you, too! Will probably work on this meme tonight. Depends on how many grandchildren end up at my house tonight. lol

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  2. Now that I'm settled at work, I can now comment. LOL

    I love your movie blog, especially posting the movie posters with it. Some of the movies you've mentioned I haven't seen, so that would be a project for me. HeHe

    Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

    A Ladybug's Life

    Sonnia

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  3. Happy Thanksgiving for tomorrow.

    I'm not a film buff, either, though I make an exception for Himself. That said, I spent more than one night watching all-night showings of the Star Trek movies when there were only 4 of them, and I adore West Side Story, despite not liking musicals!

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  4. Ooh, forgot to say, I am absolutely knocked out STILL by all The Beatles stuff. So many people from the pop/rock world made crap movies, but A Hard Day's Night, Help and Magical Mystery Tour were really ace. Yellow Submarine is lovely to watch, and the music is of course great, but the boys aren't in it!

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  5. Well done you and Happy Thanksgiving! I used to go to the movies EVERY week, regardless of what was on, something I stopped doing a long, LONG time ago, however I still feel Matthew Broderick owes the world an apology for his utterly crap performances in 'Godzilla', which, for some reason, I have to pronounce as 'GOzilla' as per some minor character in the film ;0)

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