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33 minutes ago, Buckeye Jones said:

The Ten Commandments!

 

er, maybe not...

That would be a fascist dictator with no hair. Try again?


"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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1 hour ago, Evan C said:

Stations of the Cross.

Nope. Gosh, my description could work for so many films. Another hint: the lead character has appeared in multiple films, and I wrote an essay last year about her filmic depictions.

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4 minutes ago, Joel Mayward said:

Nope. Gosh, my description could work for so many films. Another hint: the lead character has appeared in multiple films, and I wrote an essay last year about her filmic depictions.

Passion of Joan of Arc.


"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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On 1/11/2017 at 6:57 AM, Joel Mayward said:

 

3. A teenage girl feels terribly misunderstood and antagonized by authority figures.

 
 

Any of the Joan of Arc films. 

EDIT:  I had not seen Evan C's response before posting this.  

Let me throw in a couple of bad plot descriptions:

1. A man teaches a war veteran a few good lines to use with a woman during sex. 

2. A businessman regrets not selling his watch.  

 

 

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On 1/12/2017 at 0:18 PM, Evan C said:

A fascist dictator with bad hair and multiple trophy wives worries about his sons' future.

Hint: there's also a car chase.


"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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On 1/12/2017 at 8:55 AM, Buckeye Jones said:

A bunch of failed profs plus a working stiff roast marshmallows.

This is the one that's driving me nuts.  The 1967 Accident comes to mind as it features several middle-aged & unhappy Oxford profs.  There is a lengthy "backyard" party scene, although I don't recall any marshmallows, roasted or otherwise.  Nor any working stiffs.  

Hail Caesar! is another movie that sounded right if we consider Clooney's actor a "working stiff," but the guys in the group are screenwriters, not professors (aside from Marcuse), and all I remember them chomping on were cucumber sandwiches, not marshmallows.  

(Of course, it might turn out to be an oblique reference to some recent genre superhero film, thus leaving me completely at sea.)

Another hint, please! :D

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13 minutes ago, Mark R.Y. said:

This is the one that's driving me nuts.  The 1967 Accident comes to mind as it features several middle-aged & unhappy Oxford profs.  There is a lengthy "backyard" party scene, although I don't recall any marshmallows, roasted or otherwise.  Nor any working stiffs.  

Hail Caesar! is another movie that sounded right if we consider Clooney's actor a "working stiff," but the guys in the group are screenwriters, not professors (aside from Marcuse), and all I remember them chomping on were cucumber sandwiches, not marshmallows.  

(Of course, it might turn out to be an oblique reference to some recent genre superhero film, thus leaving me completely at sea.)

Another hint, please! :D

If there's something weird, and it don't look good...


"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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Leonard DiCaprio plays the US president.


"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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Truth be told, this is not mine.  I just found it hilarious...

A supremely crafted PSA for fireplace safety.


Formerly Baal_T'shuvah

"Everyone has the right to make an ass out of themselves. You just can't let the world judge you too much." - Maude 
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27 minutes ago, John Drew said:

Truth be told, this is not mine.  I just found it hilarious...

A supremely crafted PSA for fireplace safety.

Is it a metaphor for marriage and putting your faith in God? Or am I thinking of the wrong film?


"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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22 hours ago, Joel Mayward said:

Manchester by the Sea.

Yep.


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