publication date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)
clue: Only one actress can light up the screen when her co-stars are a big ape, a dead girl, and existential detectives.
explanation: Watts starred in King Kong, The Ring, and I ♥ Huckabees. The phrase "light up the screen" was a play on her last name. 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, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, and Samuel Franklin