Saturday, September 23, 2006

Time to Vote!

Here are the films up for consideration. Please vote for TWO films in the comments section of this post. The two films that receive the most votes will be the October selections. Voting is open as of now, and will remain open until midnight PST on September 30th.

Votes as of 7:10 AM PST on September 29:
Gaslight - 22 votes
Strangers on a Train and Maltese Falcon - 12 votes
Sunset Boulevard - 8 votes
Talented Mr. Ripley and Niagara both have - 6 votes
Double Indemnity, Memento, Gilda - 5 votes each
The Third Man - 4 votes
Shadow of a Doubt - 3 votes
The Man Who Wasn't There, In a Lonely Place have - 2 votes each
Usual Suspects and DOA - 1 vote each

Gaslight (1944) : A young girl loses her aunt, a famous entertainer, to murder. The young girl, Alice, is sent away to school, only to return 10 years later with her husband to live in her aunt's home. She finds herself psychologically terrorized by her husband, while questions involving her Aunt's murders resurface.

Shadow of a Doubt (1943): A young girl named after her favorite uncle Charlie, suspects that her uncle may really be a killer.

D.O.A. (1950): A man is told that he has been poisoned and has only days to live. He tries to find who has killed him and why. This movie was remade in 1988.

The Maltese Falcon (1941): A private detective is on a hunt for the man who murdered his partner, and find himself investigating the characters who are all after a valuable statuette.

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999): A man is sent to bring back an errant playboy, but ends up trying to take over the rich man's life.

Sunset Boulevard (1950): A failed screenwriter takes a job writing a screenplay for a former silent film star, only to find himself trapped.

The Third Man (1949): A pulp fiction novelist searching for work travels to Vienna for a job offered by a friend of his. He finds his friend dead and decides to try to find out what happened.

Niagara (1953): Two newlywed couples are honeymooning at Niagra Falls. One relationship's problems lead to murder.

Gilda (1946): The boss of a South American casino finds that his new wife and right hand man already know each other.

The Usual Suspects (1995): A boat full of dead seaman and missing cargo leads to an investigation into the mysterious and deadly Keysar Soze.

Memento (2000): A man who suffers from short term memory loss uses notes, tatoos, and a crooked police officer to hunt for his wife's murderer.

Double Indemnity (1944): An insurance rep is seduced into an insurance scam that arouses an investigator's suspicions.

Strangers on a Train (1951): A tennis star and a socialite happen to meet on a train and decide to trade murders.

In a Lonely Place (1950): A screenwriter is accused of murder. His attractive neighbor clears him of murder only to begin to suspect his innocence.

The Man Who Wasn't There (2001): A barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in a drycleaning business.

52 comments:

Saun said...

I vote:

Sunset Boulevard
Double Indemnity

Brandy said...

Maltese Falcon & The Talented Mr. Ripley

Jennifer said...

Maltese Falcon
Strangers on a Train

thursday said...

Maltese Falcon
The Third Man

Brena said...

Memento
Gaslight

limedragon :-: Harriet said...

(so hard to pick!!...)

Gaslight and
Strangers on a Train

renee said...

Double Indemnity
Memento

Tvini said...

Dang, I should have seconded Key Largo! What a great field to pick from.

Gilda
Sunset Boulevard

Kat said...

Niagra
Gilda

Donni said...

The Man who wasn't there
Sunset Boulevard

thanks !

Dena said...

Strangers on a Train
Niagara

tara said...

The Talented Mr. Ripley (because I've wanted to see it)
The Usual Suspects (b/c it's one of my favorite movies!

Katrina said...

Sunset Boulevard
Gaslight

amy said...

Gaslight
Strangers on a Train

crazycatladymel said...

Gaslight
Shadow of a Doubt

TeAntae said...

My votes:

Maltese Falcon
Strangers on a Train

mc78 said...

Gilda
Sunset Boulevard

I must have a femme fatale in my noir. Anyone else in Chicago interested in figuring out a knitting and movie night?

Kirsty said...

I'll vote Gaslight &
Talented Mr. Ripley

Jenni said...

The Maltese Falcon and Shadow of a Doubt

Olga said...

I'll make it a double G:

Gaslight or Gilda

Celia said...

The Man Who Wasn't There
Nigara

Lolly said...

Strangers on a Train
Gaslight

NotScarlett said...

Gilda (one of my favorite movies ever) and Strangers on a Train

Scribbles & Bits said...

I vote for:

Gaslight
Strangers on a Train

Lana said...

I vote for Sunset Boulevard and The Maltese Falcon.

Nancy said...

Strangers on a Train
Maltese Falcon

K8 said...

My votes are for Gaslight and In a Lonely Placy

Maia said...

I vote for:

Sunset Boulevard
Gaslight

RheLynn said...

I vote for Strangers on a Train and Gaslight

G said...

I vote foe The Third Man and Memento.

Stariel said...

I vote for:

The Talented Mr. Ripley
and
Gaslight

Wendee said...

Hmmm... so many great choices.

Gaslight
The Maltese Falcon

cecily said...

I vote for Memento and Double Indemnity! :)

V said...

Hi Jennifer! I got here! Finally...

I'll vote for Memento
The Talented Mr. Ripley

Manda said...

Gaslight
Strangers on a Train

knitfriendly said...

I vote:

Gaslight
Niagra

Lisaki said...

Maltese Falcon
Double Indemnity

Boy, it was hard to narrow it down to just two choices :)

Jessica said...

Niagara and In a Lonely Place are the only ones I haven't seen.

Amy Boogie said...

Gaslight
maltese Falcon

BookishKnitster said...

so many excellent choices!

my votes are:

Sunset Boulevard
Gaslight

itgirl said...

Shadow of a Doubt
Double Indemnity

primitivespirit said...

The Third Man
DOA

JessaLu said...

Maltese Falcon
Niagara

Sheryl said...

Wow - some cool things -

Gaslight
The Third Man

Knittymama said...

Gaslight
Strangers on a Train

Becky said...

Gaslight
Maltese Falcon

teabird17 said...

Gaslight and The Talented Mr. Ripley

Laura said...

my votes are for maltese falcon and gaslight.

Jeanne said...

Gaslight
Maltese Falcon

Ella said...

Gaslight
Shadow of a Doubt

Thank you very much for letting me join.

ttbookjunkie said...

Memento

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Amanda :)

Leah said...

I'm just making it under the wire on the vote!! ;)

Strangers on a train

Niagra