who is repairing?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #38 Who is repairing something inside the back of that head?     Just leave a comment with your educated guess—you can ask for additional hints, too. [Leaving a comment is easy; just click the 'Leave a comment' at the end of the post and fill in the form. If it's the first time you post a comment, it will be held for moderation. But I am constantly checking, and once I've approved a comment, your next ones won't be held, but published immediately by the system.] … Continue reading

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who is greeted?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #37 Who is so enthusiastically greeted by the gentleman depicted?     Just leave a comment with your educated guess—you can ask for additional hints, too. [Leaving a comment is easy; just click the 'Leave a comment' at the end of the post and fill in the form. If it's the first time you post a comment, it will be held for moderation. But I am constantly checking, and once I've approved a comment, your next ones won't be held, but published immediately by the system.] UPDATE and solution (22 July 2012): After some to and … Continue reading

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who is surveilling?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #36 Who is surveilling by means of the cameras depicted?     Just leave a comment with your educated guess—you can ask for additional hints, too. [Leaving a comment is easy; just click the 'Leave a comment' at the end of the post and fill in the form. If it's the first time you post a comment, it will be held for moderation. But I am constantly checking, and once I've approved a comment, your next ones won't be held, but published immediately by the system.] UPDATE and solution [12 July 2012]: And again ↑Kueperpunk immediately … Continue reading

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the alien’s shadow

  Everybody knows the ‘↑Alien‘ (Scott 1979), but hardly anybody knows the actor behind the creature, Nigerian-born Bolaji Badejo. Above you can see him practicing on set—his movements remind me of ↑Max Schreck‘s performance in ‘↑Nosferatu‘ (Murnau 1922) and in consequence of Willem Dafoe in ‘↑Shadow of the Vampire‘ (Merhige 2000), an absolute must-see. By the way, in autumn 1979 the magazine Cinefantastique did an ↑interview with Bolaji Badejo. MERHIGE, EDMUND ELIAS. 2000. Shadow of the vampire [motion picture]. Santa Monica: Lions Gate Films. MURNAU, FRIEDRICH WILHELM. 1922. Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens [motion picture]. Berlin: Jofa-Atelier Berlin-Johannisthal. SCOTT, RIDLEY. … Continue reading

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what is guarded?

zeph’s pop culture quiz #35 What is guarded by the watchdog?     Just leave a comment with your educated guess—you can ask for additional hints, too. [Leaving a comment is easy; just click the 'Leave a comment' at the end of the post and fill in the form. If it's the first time you post a comment, it will be held for moderation. But I am constantly checking, and once I've approved a comment, your next ones won't be held, but published immediately by the system.] UPDATE and solution (05 July 2012): All right, this one was perfectly within … Continue reading

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