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   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  1981 Title/Actors?
Fresh from mounting a devastating bomb attack in London, an international terrorist arrives in New York and remains intent upon wreaking further havoc. His preparation is clinical and thorough but he overlooks one thing - the grit and steely determination of one New York cop.

   April 16 at 18:29 EST .

   MeiDei  "Nighthawks" Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner, Persis Khambatta and Nigel Davenport.
Tuesday at 18:25 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  1999
A hardworking and bright high-school senior, Leigh Ann has her impending status as valedictorian jeopardized when her bitter history teacher gives her a poor grade on a project. This antagonistic relationship quickly escalates until circumstances lead Leigh Ann and her friends Luke and JoLynn to hold the teacher hostage in her home. As the conflict continues, it looks as if not everyone will make it out alive.

   April 16 at 12:19 EST .

   MeiDei  "Teaching Mrs. Tingle" Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes, Marisa Coughlan, Barry Watson, and Jeffrey Tambor.
April 17 at 12:23 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  2013 Title/actors?

After successfully crossing over (and under ) the Misty Mountains, Thorin and Company must seek aid from a powerful stranger before taking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest. If they reach the human settlement of Lake-town it will be time for Bilbo to fulfill his contract with the dwarves. The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and Bilbo must seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug.

   April 15 at 13:46 EST .

   BirdsNest  One of the Lord of the Rings trilogy but not sure which one.
April 16 at 08:10 EST .

   MeiDei  Look again, only 2 of the above pictured were in the LOTR trilogy.
April 16 at 10:40 EST .

   BirdsNest  Must be "The Hobbit".
April 16 at 13:09 EST .

   MeiDei  Yes, The Hobbit - but which one : ) hint to the answer in intro blurb above. Can anyone name any of the actors?
April 16 at 18:14 EST .

   MeiDei  "The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug" includes Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Aiden Turner (Kili/Evangeline Lili's love interest-- better known as the current Poldark by some ) and Orlando Bloom.
April 17 at 12:29 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  1950 Actors/Title?
Man of God Josiah Gray is determined to bring religion to the people of Walesburg, a dusty southern town still healing from the Civil War. Though initially Josiah must hold his parishioners at gunpoint, in time he wins over the community and marries his organist, Harriet. As the years pass, a number of situations arise, including a typhoid outbreak and a hostile mob, in which Josiah must prove that God is the only force that can restore peace in Walesburg.

   April 15 at 13:05 EST .

   StormCnter  That has to be Joel McCrea. And probably Dean Stockwell in the middle. I'm stuck on the actress and I don't know the film.
April 15 at 17:35 EST .

   MeiDei  You have named them correctly. "Stars in my Crown" is the title and she is Ellen Drew. You earned two stars for your crown today.
April 16 at 10:49 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Coffee Klatch  Eyebrows.
Has anyone noticed the eyebrows on today's "celebrities"? The brows are getting closer to each other in the center. After the 20'30,40's when women shaved their eyebrows and penciled in a thing line, the trend was a tweezed brow, with a clean center, the edges of which began from an imaginary line from the outer edge of the nostril upwards. This gave an open face look, neither stern or quizzical or a thin fine line. Today I'm more and more aware of the "new" brows and not thinking it's the best look. Comments?

   April 14 at 16:17 EST .

   MeiDei  A "thin Line" - not a "thing line" : ) These (shown ) do look like
"things" ....
April 15 at 00:19 EST .

   BirdsNest  They are masculine-looking. Consider who they are a part of.
April 16 at 08:01 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  2004
Having scorned every member of the New York upper class, the seductive Mrs. Erlynne travels to Amalfi, Italy, hoping to win over a married aristocrat, Robert Windermere. When news of their flirting becomes a scandal, Windermere's innocent wife, Meg, plots an elaborate revenge, despite her own attraction to the young Lord Darlington. At Meg's 20th birthday party, all illicit desires come to the surface.

   April 14 at 16:02 EST .

   Richdet  Helen Hunt (top ). Scarlet Johansson (bottom ). He looks like a generic Masterpiece Theater-type person I should recognize but don't. Title? No idea. (Big help I am. )
April 15 at 12:27 EST .

   MeiDei  Yes on the ladies, he's Tom Wilkinson - a noted British actor. The movie is "A Good Woman".
April 15 at 12:58 EST .

   Richdet  I didn't recognize Tom Wilkinson ........... I am putting myself in the Movie Wall corner as a penance. You're right. Very good actor.
April 15 at 15:06 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  Who can name the actor and the movie from this photo?
   April 14 at 13:16 EST .

   Richdet  This dude doesn't look like someone who should be ignored. Nor his pal either. I think the title is "The Crow" (can't imagine why I think that ), but that's all I got.
April 15 at 12:18 EST .

   MeiDei  Correct on the title, the actor is/was Brandon Lee who died during the making of the movie when a real bullet was used instead of a blank. Jason Momoa has the starring role in the 2019 remake.
April 15 at 13:21 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  2014
Disillusioned with the tedium of his existence, psychiatrist Hector confesses to his girlfriend that he feels he is a fraud for dispensing recommendations to patients who never seem to improve or get any happier. He considers breaking out of his lackluster routine. Summoning up some courage, Hector gives his starved curiosity free rein and embarks on an international quest to find the right formula to bring him joy and vitality.

   April 14 at 07:09 EST .

   Richdet  Pretty sure that's the "Gone Girl" blonde, whose name escapes me. Otherwise I can't help ya.
April 15 at 12:22 EST .

   MeiDei  I didn't see "Gone Girl" - but you're right about her being in it; she's the lovely Rosamund Pike. He's Simon Pegg and the movie is: "Hector and the Search for Happiness" - a fun British humor movie with a moral lesson.
April 15 at 13:31 EST .

   MeiDei  Oooops - left out Toni Collette, Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd, Jean Reno and Christopher Plummer from the cast of characters.
April 15 at 13:36 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  2009
Armed with the latest in military and spy technology, the top secret team of elite soldiers travel around the globe to wherever their services are needed. In their latest assignment Gen. Hawk, Duke and the rest of the team take on Destro, a corrupt arms dealer, and fight the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization.

   April 13 at 12:56 EST .

   MeiDei  "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" Channing Tatum, Dennis Quaid, Christopher Eccleston, Said Taghmaoui, Dwayne Johnson,
April 14 at 06:47 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  I'm finding that what didn't interest me 'yesterday' in films - might interest me today or some tomorrow. Case in point: "Divergent" - I tried watching it a few times in the past and had no interest at all, last night I watched it and its sequel (Insurgent ). Not only was the chemistry good between the two main characters (he's the actor who played the part of the Turkish guy that died in Mary's bed on Downton Abbey - much better role for him in this movie ) but even Ashley Judd in her small role wasn't off-putting. Kate Winslet had a surprising role. There's a 3rd in the series & when it shows up on TV I'll watch it. Has anyone else seen either, or both, in the trilogy?
April 13 at 10:25 EST .

   StormCnter  I have not, Mei. I tend to avoid anything with Ashley Judd.
April 13 at 10:29 EST .

   MeiDei  I probably would have skipped over it if I came in when the title and cast were being viewed - as it was, it was already on the TV channel and I just sat through the beginning - then kept at it. I don't think Judd was on for 5 mins. in total. Theo James held my attention throughout ... [laughing].
April 13 at 15:04 EST .

   MeiDei posted on Movies & Reviews  1979
In the American Southwest of the 1950s, middle-aged vagabond Beaudray Demerille survives as a cardsharp who moves from town to town. But his latest victory brings him unwanted spoils in the form of a fiery 13-year-old. At first Beaudray does everything he can to ditch Wanda -- until the girl chances upon a treasure map. But Wanda and Beaudray aren't the only ones after the loot, and they must contend with a ruthless pair of crooks.

   April 13 at 10:08 EST .

   Tulsa  Picture is dim. Straining. Could be Fonda,Peter. That's all I have.
April 13 at 11:58 EST .

   MeiDei  Yes, he is Peter Fonda. She hasn't changed much in over 35 years since.
April 13 at 12:43 EST .

   Tulsa  Brooke Shields. Guessing. And now going.
April 13 at 13:16 EST .

   MeiDei  Tulsa names both in photo, who can name the movie?
April 13 at 16:54 EST .

   MeiDei  "Wanda Nevada"
April 14 at 10:46 EST .

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