publication date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 (part of Spring 2012)

category: Movies

clue: Her role as Matty Walker became such an iconic femme fatale that she was able to parodize the archetype as Jessica Rabbit.

explanation: Turner starred in Body Heat and Who Framed Roger Rabbit. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, and Aaron Shurtleff

Goo Noir 2: It feels good to be back in black! Ever since the original noir genre tapered off in the 1950s, writers and filmmakers have kept returning to the dark theme. These five goos are famous for their work in neo-noir.

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Robert De Niro

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Christopher Nolan

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Kate Beckinsale

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Meryl Streep

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