Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 01/16/2012

Weird Science (1985)

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by Joel G. Robertson

We had several great answers to last week’s movie-related question: What’s your favorite multi-genre movie?

Mags and Peter both picked From Dusk to Dawn. They both had different reasons… I assume. Also, Shannon suggested Weirdsville (a movie even I hadn’t heard of and had to look up), and Jay recommended . . . → Read More: Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 01/16/2012

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Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 01/09/2012

Zone Troopers (1986) poster

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by Joel G. Robertson

The answer to last week’s movie trivia was John Carradine. The legendary actor and father of actors David and Robert. Thanks to everyone who played and congrats to Peter for getting it right!

Oh, and if you don’t know why the quote was ironic, just look up how John’s eldest . . . → Read More: Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 01/09/2012

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Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 1/02/2012

The Last Dragon (1985)

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by Joel G. Robertson

With the start of a new year, I thought I’d change things up a bit.

So, the “Coming Soon” posts are now a weekly update letting you know what movie we’ll discuss in our next recording (so you have a week to watch it and call in!). Also, you’ll get . . . → Read More: Forgotten Flix Weekly Update and Movie Trivia: 1/02/2012

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The Quizmaster Presents: Movie Frankenstein – Horror Edition

Jack-o-lantern

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by Dave Umbricht

We are just a week away from the big day.

My kids picked out their costumes a few weeks ago.  My five year old daughter – Batgirl (she liked the black leather boots), my two year old son – Nemo (not really current, but the kid loves Finding Nemo.  Actually, . . . → Read More: The Quizmaster Presents: Movie Frankenstein – Horror Edition

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The Quizmaster Presents: Link the Horror Movies

Creepy-Ass Doll

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What's this doll have to do with this quiz, not much… it's just creepy as hell!

by Dave Umbricht

We have been experimenting with a bunch of new games this fall.  But since the sun is shining as I write this, let’s go back to the good ol days of summer and play . . . → Read More: The Quizmaster Presents: Link the Horror Movies

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The Quizmaster Presents – The Horror Personality Test Answer Key

Horror Icons - Courtesy of Kevin Spencer - for more awesome movie art go to inkspatters.com

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by Dave Umbricht (aka The Quizmaster)

The image of the “Horror Icons” is provided courtesy of Kevin Spencer. Check out more of his amazing movie-related and genre art, by clicking on the image or going to inkspatters.com!

You all are a very scary lot.

I say this with the utmost pride (and before I’ve even . . . → Read More: The Quizmaster Presents – The Horror Personality Test Answer Key

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The Quizmaster Presents: I Could Make A Better Horror Movie!

Linda Blair as Reagan in The Exorcist (1973)

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by Dave Umbricht

Or you could make it worse.

We often think we could make a better movie than the one we just watched.  We would cast it differently, change some plot detail, or direct it better than the hack that did.

Here’s you chance.  Change an element of each (or any) of the . . . → Read More: The Quizmaster Presents: I Could Make A Better Horror Movie!

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Six Degrees Summer Movie Tourney – And the winner is ……

Highlander Poster

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by Dave Umbricht

And so we have come to the end of this adventure.  No preamble, let’s get to the results.  Here are the final two entries:

Entry 1:

Morgan Freeman (who we’ve already established is God) was in the South Africa based INVICTUS with Matt Damon, who travelled to London in OCEAN’S 13 (which I actually love, despite . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Movie Tourney – And the winner is ……

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Six Degrees Summer Movie Tourney – The Final Challenge

IndyMap

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by Dave Umbricht

It all comes down to this.  One week for the championship.  With every subsequent week, the challenges have become more difficult, and the players have stepped up to meet them.  Last week’s was open ended, I knew it would be intriguing to see what you could come up with.  There were . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Movie Tourney – The Final Challenge

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Six Degrees Movie Game Summer Tourney – The Penultimate Challenge

Disaster Movie poster

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by Dave Umbricht

After last week’s challenge, perhaps you should fear next week’s Ultimate Challenge to decide it all.  But before we can get there, we need to get through the next to last challenge.

However, let us not get ahead of ourselves.  First the recap.

The leaderboard going into last week was:

. . . → Read More: Six Degrees Movie Game Summer Tourney – The Penultimate Challenge

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Six Degrees Summer Movie Tourney – Three for the Road

Oh! Heavenly Dog

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by Dave Umbricht

That’s right gang, only three weeks left until our champion is crowned.  To entice you a bit more, I got my hands on the prize you’re all playing for, and it’s a good one.  So, let’s make this quick, because this week is going to be a tough one.  Double points . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Movie Tourney – Three for the Road

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Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week 8

Kermit the Frog

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by Dave Umbricht

Four more tries gang (including today)!  Does this mean you are out of it?  Absolutely not.  Even if you have never played this summer, there is still time.  You see, 4 x 1pt for each win would mean you could have a maximum score of 4 going forward.  And you are . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week 8

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Six Degrees Summer Tournament – Week 7

John Cusack

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This past week I was going to be sweet.  I was going to give all of you a little insight into how I would score the William Katt link.  I was going to tell you that using the Roland Emmerich “Godzilla” would not be looked upon kindly.  But alas, I didn’t, so one poor . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tournament – Week 7

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Six Degrees Summer Tournament – Week 6

William Katt

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by Dave Umbricht

Interesting week, folks.

First, the trash talk of Mags and Daniel spilled over to Twitter.  Then, they each threw some tough punches at the game (and at each other).  And for part of the week, it looked like Mags would finally make it onto the leaderboard.

But then, as they were . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tournament – Week 6

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Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week #5

Keanu Reeves

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by Dave Umbricht

This week was a little light on entries, in fact we just had two.  But the two that entered seem to have a little rivalry going.  Mags vs. Daniel.  As Mags said, “I can’t lose to Daniel, we went to University together.”  While the committee would love to help Mags out, . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week #5

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Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week #4

Sam Kinison

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by Dave Umbricht

Now that’s more like it.  After getting beat down by y’all, the quizmaster came back and decided to be mean.  Sure it was Ingmar Bergman’s birthday last week, but it still wasn’t nice to make you link Ice Cube and Vin Diesel to him.  But one intrepid soul actually did, giving . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week #4

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Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week 3

Ice Cube

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by Dave Umbricht

So a funny thing happened on the way to the promised land, the quizmaster got smacked down.  Many great entries this week, but there was one that won it quite easily.  Actually it was two.  So yes, a tie.

So as Daniel said:

Alan Alda was in Everyone Says I Love You with . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week 3

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Six Degrees Summer Tourney – Week 2

Drew Barrymore

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by Dave Umbricht

We live in a world where everyone is given a gold star, a trophy, or just a “good job little buddy, thanks for playing.”  Participation is good, and this week we had four brave souls enter the game.  However, in this little world of Forgotten Flix, there are winners and there . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tourney – Week 2

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Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week 1

Bruce Campbell

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So let’s try this gang.

A couple of people have emailed me, expressing their interest to enter.  I encourage all of you to do so.  Fun, fabulous prizes at the end of the summer.

The rules are simple, email me (dave@forgottenflix.com) with your links between the two actors or actresses listed.  Points will be . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Summer Tourney Week 1

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Six Degrees – Memorial Day

Adrien Brody

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by Dave Umbricht

Today is Memorial Day in the US.  So let’s take a moment to reflect and remember all the brave people who have given their lives to protect us.

Take us from Adrien Brody (who starred in The Thin Red Line, a movie that tried to show the inner struggles of soldiers) . . . → Read More: Six Degrees – Memorial Day

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Make the Movie Connection in Six Degrees (or less): “It’s Faaaaaaaantastic”

Amazing Grace and Chuck poster

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by Dave Umbricht

Gauntlets are being thrown down out there.

And by gauntlets I mean Mags finishing her link with Frank Oz as Animal’s keeper.  Keep warming up everyone.  This is still the preseason.  In a few weeks we will begin the first Six Degrees Tournament.

More details to come, but first . . . . . → Read More: Make the Movie Connection in Six Degrees (or less): “It’s Faaaaaaaantastic”

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Six Degrees Movie Game: Psychos!

Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives - 1986)

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by Dave Umbricht

You know who’s awesome? Dave B., that’s who.

Who is Dave B.?  The guy who made some fantastic links in some of the previous comment sections – I urge you to check them out.  But do not be intimidated.  Just keep playing and posting.

So for this week, let’s talk about PSYCHOs!

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Six Degrees Movie Game #8: The Remake Always Rings Twice

Jessica Lange

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by Dave Umbricht

I’ve been thinking about Jessica Lange.

She may be the remake queen.  She played Fay Wray’s part in the 70′s version of King Kong, was in Cape Fear and did TV movies of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Streetcar Named Desire, Sybil, and Grey Gardens.

So in honor of this, let’s . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Movie Game #8: The Remake Always Rings Twice

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Six Degrees Movie Game #7: The Royals

Prince

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My daughter was pretty excited to know that there is a new princess in the world.  She was slightly disappointed to find out that she does not burst into song or have little animal friends.

Evil rival is still TBD, we’ll have to see who Harry marries.

In honor of the wedding, let’s link . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Movie Game #7: The Royals

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Six Degrees Movie Game #6

Alfred Hitchcock

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by Dave Umbricht

No reference to last week’s game.  Why?  Have your answers disappointed the Quizmaster to the point that he has gone insane and is plotting some ridiculous horror movie revenge plot?

Perhaps.

But, I’m not really sure who this Quizmaster is and why he thinks his name should be written as one . . . → Read More: Six Degrees Movie Game #6

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