Guess The Scott C. Great Showdown, Win A Book – Day 4: (One of) Russ’s Favorite Movie(s) Of All Time
Posted on Thursday, November 1st, 2012 by Germain Lussier
Note: The answer to yesterday’s contest, Angie’s favorite movie, was Synecdoche, New York. The winners were Vanessa S from Arizona and Anant P from Vancouver.
All this week you have a chance to win one of 10 copies of Scott Campbell‘s latest book, The Great Showdowns. It’s a collection of Campbell’s distinctive, awesome art depicting some of the greatest conflicts in movie history. (As seen above.) We at /Film have been writing about Showdowns for years, most recently for Campbell’s second full gallery show. So, to commemorate and give away the new book, we teamed up with Campbell to do something very special.
Each day this week, we’ve been world premiering a brand new, never before seen showdown. Each showdown is based on the favorite movie of one of five /Film writers: Russ Fischer and, of course, Peter Sciretta. (We already did mine as well as David‘s and Angie‘s.) You’ll have one day to look at the showdown, read our explaination why it’s our favorite movie of all time, and then e-mail in your guess. Each day, out of those who get it right, two will randomly be selected and sent a free copy of The Great Showdowns by Scott Campbell.
Sound good? Check out Russ’s favorite movie of all time (well, one of them) below and find out how to enter.
Here’s the world premiere of Scott C’s Showdown for ______, Russ’s favorite movie of all time.
What movie is this showdown from? If you know, check out instructions below. For some clues, here’s why this is one of Russ’s favorite movies of all-time:
I got railroaded into defining my favorite movie of all time, and this one was my favorite… at the moment I was asked. If I had the talent with verbal wordplay that the characters in this film do, I might have resolved the situation differently. But then, as the showdown image illustrates, even a silver-tongued devil can be backed into a corner, at which point they’ll say (or pretend to do) just about anything to get out of the situation. Watching them squirm is the fun, part, though — especially in this case.
So what’s Russ’s movie? E-mail the answer in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your name, address and - if you live in Canada - your phone number. Sorry, the contest is only open to US and Canadian residents. The contest ends at 11 p.m. PST tonight and winners will be contacted directly. If you don’t include all the information and you get picked, another number gets selected.
If you don’t win, check back tomorrow for you the final day. Guess Peter’s favorite movie and see an awesome new showdown. Or, just head to Amazon and pick up a copy yourself. I highly recommend it.
NOTE: If you leave the answer in the comments, all you’re doing is making it harder for yourself to win.