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Tuesday
Aug192014

Gone With The Wind... Blown To Wednesday Night!

For all your procrastinators, a gift. I'm having an issue with my copy of Gone With the Wind which will postpone my own choice for "Best Shot" until tomorrow. So we'll move the Best Shot party until tomorrow night giving you an extra 24 hours to get on that if you wanted to but were having trouble cramming it in.

If you're shaking your fist into the sunset eager to read about iconic shots from Gone With the Wind (1939) do not fret. Some of our favorite bloggers are already on it:

Timothy -" one of those movies that's so much bigger than anything you can measure it against that even calling it a "movie" seems inadequate..."
Lam - "one of the first English-to-Vietnamese literary translations that my mother read as a child..."
Jason -"The film has no shortage of sumptuous images of the war's destructive power..."
Kacey- "In the seventh and eighth grade, I had this social studies teacher. We’ll call her Ms. B. [she] announces to the class that we’re going to spend a week watching Gone With the Wind..."
Shane - "No matter how you feel about the film, there's no denying its visual grandeur...."

And a brand new participant who starts with this wonderfully funny promise!

Clover - "I barred myself from anything that has been or ever will be used in an Oscar montage..."

Scarlett is NOT pleased that you aren't planning on picking your own "Best Shot". Get on it, people!

Reminder: This "Best Shot" episode is a two-parter. Choose a Best Shot from somewhere between the opening credits and the "I'll never go hungry again" intermission. Next Tuesday, August 26th, we'll complete the film with our Part 2 selections.

Frankly, you should all give a damn. Join us. There's still time.

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Reader Comments (4)

after all...tomorrow...is another day!

oh, bless you, faulty DVDs. i was racing against the clock trying to finish mine. but as god as my witness, i'll have it for tomorrow!

August 19, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterabstew

Just posted mine. Set my calendar for yesterday but had the red carpet premiere of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" come up (humble brag). Thank God for faulty DVDs (except not really, because that is the most annoying thing possible) Here is the link: http://www.awardsmadness.com/?p=726

Thanks for such a great series, Nathaniel. I can't wait for part 2.

August 20, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterChris

I'm glad for the extra day; it gave me enough time to finish watching the movie. You can find my entry at my journal, under the title "You Need To Be Slapped, and Often".

August 20, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterallison tooey

Yep, I'm back for part two. My shot is under "You Need to Be Slapped, and Often (part 2)".

Really looking forward to doing "The Matrix" next week!

August 26, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterallisontooey

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