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   MeiDei  Am interesting interview with John Wayne's sons (2007 )
About an hour ago .

   StormCnter  1965 film: In a quiet Virginia valley, widower farmer Charlie Anderson lives a peaceful life with his six sons - Jacob, James, Nathan, John, Henry and Boy, his daughter Jennie, and his daughter-in-law and James' wife Ann Anderson. Charlie does not let his sons join the army to fight in the Civil War that he does not consider their war.
   3 hours ago .

   MeiDei  I recognize Patrick Wayne (orange shirt ) & at the head of the table - Jimmy Stewart maybe.
3 hours ago .

   HopeandGlory  One of my favorites . . . "Shenendoah." . . . also starring Catherine Ross, Rosemary Forsyth and Doug McClure.
About an hour ago .

   StormCnter  She is the second actress, after Myrna Loy (in 1991 ), to receive an honorary Academy Award without ever having been nominated previously. Who is she?
3 hours ago .

   StormCnter  His 1959 autobiography, "My Wicked Wicked Ways," was originally to be called "In Like Me." Based on that clue, who is he?
3 hours ago .

   Susannah  Erroll Flynn
2 hours ago .

   StormCnter  Which film is most widely considered as the first "Brat Pack" comedy by John Hughes?
St. Elmo's Fire
The Breakfast Club
Sixteen Candles
Pretty in Pink
3 hours ago .

   StormCnter  (2011 film ). Do you know her? And perhaps the movie?
   6 hours ago .

   MeiDei  Vanessa Redgrave as Elizabeth I - not sure about the movie but I think her daughter Joely Richardson was also in it.
5 hours ago .

   StormCnter  Yes she is and yes, Joely is in it, too. the film is "Anonymous". Mei is awarded one of the Virgin Queen's lacy handkerchiefs, rumored to be one Essex kissed and returned to her.
3 hours ago .

   MeiDei  I liked that movie, so much for title recall.
3 hours ago .

   StormCnter  2000 film. I found this on a "Most Overrated" list. Have you seen it?
A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

   6 hours ago .

   MeiDei  She's Sandra Bullock I think.
5 hours ago .

   Gram77  There was one funny thing in this movie and that was when they got together and did their impression of a soap opera. Otherwise a complete waste of time for all those actors.
2 hours ago .

   StormCnter  There are still some unanswered quizzes, so I'll be back in a bit to see if we need more. I hope everyone's day is going well. Here in my area, the rain is holding off for a little while, thank goodness. But, I understand it will be back later today.
6 hours ago .

   StormCnter  1980 film: The Jarretts are an upper-middle-class family in suburban Chicago trying to return to normal life after the death of one teenage son and the attempted suicide of their surviving son, Conrad. Conrad has recently returned home from a four-month stay in a psychiatric hospital. He feels alienated from his friends and family and begins seeing a psychiatrist, Dr. Berger. Berger learns that Conrad was involved in a sailing accident in which his older brother, Buck, whom everyone idolized, died. Conrad now deals with post-traumatic stress disorder and survivor's guilt.
   7 hours ago .

   Gram77  Moore and Hutton. Not shown, Sutherland and Hiisch. Movie is Ordinary People. Excellent movie and I think an Oscar went to someone but can't be sure.
7 hours ago .

   StormCnter  Timothy Hutton was the youngest actor to win a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for this role. He was 20. Gram knew her stuff. That cardigan on Mary Tyler Moore's shoulders appears to be cashmere, Gram. Let's pluck it right off so you can have it for chilly Florida evenings.
7 hours ago .

   StormCnter  David Lobosco has written a series of books and articles and maintains a show-businessy website. I found this on his list of "Most Overrated Actresses". What do you think?
"I know having Audrey Hepborn on an overrated list is going to get me in trouble with movie fans everywhere. What was her appeal? I did not think she was beautiful - not to be rude, but she was kind of ugly. She made a lot of interesting movies ,and Hepburn has risen to such ultra stardom, but I do not understand why. She won an Oscar for "Roman Holliday" in 1953, and I do not think the movie role warranted an Oscar. I guess some people like the waif type beauty that Audrey Hepburn had, but her looks did not last, and I do not think her acting ability warranted legendary status either."
7 hours ago .

   Gram77  I'm not sure I totally agree, however, what you say is certainly something to consider. Personally I like opinions. What a dull world it would be it everybody just said "okay, whatever you say".
7 hours ago .

   StormCnter  Rich usually has very different opinions on some of these "overrated" or "worst" lists. As you said, Gram, we're all entitled to our opinion. I'm trying to remember a film that Audrey Hepburn impressed me in (bad grammar, I know ). "Wait Until Dark", maybe?
7 hours ago .

   MeiDei  Well I disagree with him, I thought her beautiful & charming - even in her elder years. She carried herself well & I loved her fashion style - something I carry with me today. It's a man's opinion and aside from acting abilities he's probably into the more endowed actresses i.e., Russell, Loren, Andress : ) In other words, she's not one of the plastic people.
7 hours ago .

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