Time to reveal the results of the"DESCRIBE THAT MOVIE!"
The panel of judges - Polkadots, Frannie and David - chose the following winners from an anonymous list of submissions:
FIRST PLACE: Anon
Oh no he's not!
Oh yes he is!
Oh no he's not!
Ok then! He's not!
- Twelve Angry Men
JOINT SECOND-PLACE: GOOD DOG
Slight, fight, fight, fight!
- The Duellists
JOINT SECOND-PLACE: JAMES FORTUNE
They wake up from a dream to be killed in a nightmare.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: MARK LEE
Don't be prissy, become a slut to get the guy of your dreams.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: SCROOGE
Crossing all boundaries of class and height, two lovers strive desperately to escape a sinking script.
RUNNERS-UP (In Alphabetical Order of Films!)
A flying visit abroad doesn't go to plan when it's discovered the previous occupants haven't properly vacated the premises as expected.
- A Bridge Too Far (GOOD DOG)
Death On The Nile meets To Have and Have Not without the whistle.
- Casablanca (JAMES FORTUNE)
Young orphan leaves guardians to explore his magical powers and defeat powerful force of evil.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone or Star Wars (QUENY)
Big Shark! It kills! It gets killed!
- Jaws (ANON)
Painstakingly recreated dinosaurs and millions of dollars of visual special effects on show in a film set mostly at night and shot in the dark.
- Jurassic Park (SCROOGE)
Invisible fluffy-footed hero battles invisible CGI foes and persistent bad weather to rid himself of something he shouldn't have had in the first place.
- The Lord of the Rings (SCROOGE)
Sing-song sex with sizzling Satine.
-Moulin Rouge (JAMES FORTUNE)
Young orphan gives up criminal proclivities for life of pleasure with a rich old man.
- Oliver! / Oliver Twist (QUENY)
Fun and frolics with Fred Astaire in a life affirming look at the future of humanity. It'll raise your spirit higher than a mushroom cloud!
- On the Beach (ANDY J LATHAM)
Absentee father reluctantly returns to look after his son.
- Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (QUENY)
Maybe the most pointless film of all time. Three and a half hours when everyone knows that she's going to sink at the end!
- Titanic (SUZANNE)
A fraught journey reveals that the tired and emotionless pilot is just a big baby.
- 2001: A Space Odyssey (GOOD DOG)
Of those who entered the second half of the competition and attempted to NAME those movies that had been described, the results were as follows:
CAFRINE and SUZANNE guessed 7 correct answers each; GOOD DOG and MARK LEE guessed 9 each; but the WINNER with an impressive 12 out of a possible 17 was PETE EMSLIE, an artist with a cool eye for cinematic caricature!
CONGRATULATIONS & THANKS to EVERYONE who TOOK PART!