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Singin' in the Dog Day Afternoon

As I type this I am slick with sweat and praying for rain, glorious thunderstorm born heavy-pellet rain. (In the interim I will crank up the air conditioner --f*** that gargantuan electricity bill! -- and stay inside until I'm forced to scurry off to the next movie theater.) So it strikes me as perfect that the last two episodes of "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" this season are Singin' in the Rain (Wednesday night) and Dog Day Afternoon (Wednesday night August 22nd... the day of the actual events in the film!). Won't you join us?

This is the last hard sell for this series but I'm all keyed up because I'm so heartened by the response these past few weeks and I feel like I learn so much just by reading other people's takes on the same movie I'm looking at; 48 eyeballs are better than 2! 

Once Season 3 is wrapped we're entering  fall film season, Oscar's pre-season and with only 156 days to go until Oscar nominations we know that that familiar naked gold man will consume more and more of our thoughts. OSCAR CHART UPDATES COMING VERY SOON...

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OSCAR CHART UPDATES COMING VERY SOON... may just be my favorite phrase of the week

August 11, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterConrad

I'm late to the Hit Me With Your Best Shot party, and I may not always be able to participate, but damned if you didn't catch my interest with Singin' in the Rain. Consider me a new, if erratic, participant.

I've never done this before, so advice on how to post/link to my Best Shot would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

August 13, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAllison Tooey

Here's mine! Hopefully I did the HTML right:

August 15, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterheather

In case you missed it via Twitter, my entry:

August 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKelli

allison -- you just leave it in the comments or email me at and I'll link up.

August 15, 2012 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Heather -- hmmmm. there's no link in your comment :(

August 15, 2012 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R
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