Favorite Fictional Questions [Random Pop Culture Top 15]

Today’s episode of Random Pop Culture Top-Something is all about questions. Fictional questions, in that they are questions posed by fictional characters in the midst of fictional stories.

To be clear, we are not talking about just questions used in the marketing of stories. Like “Who shot JR?” or “Who killed Laura Palmer?”. We’re not talking about questions that were the title of stories, like “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” or “What’s So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way?” An we’re not talking about questions that fans tend to commonly ask about stories, like “Were they really dead all along in Lost?” or “What the heck was going on in Primer?”

No, we’re talking about questions that were part of stories, and usually were directly asked within stories.

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Mumford [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #20]

Earlier this year, I turned 50 years old!  And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #20.  Spoilers ahead.  

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Fifty Years: Fifty Movies – part two

In four days, I will turn fifty.  Or maybe you could say, I will achieve fifty years old, finishing my 50th year.  To celebrate (at least, on this blog), we’re taking a look back and picking a film from each year of my life that I think is notable. My birthday is June 7, so each film came out in the year that began on that date, according to Wikipedia.

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