Happy Halloween! In the spooky spirit of the week, these five actors are known for loving monsters on the big or small screen. It gives a whole new meaning to "things that go bump in the night."



Emmy Rossum

publication date: Friday, October 28, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Besides loving a singing ghost, she sailed on a sinking ship.

explanation: Rossum starred in The Phantom of the Opera and Poseidon. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, and Steve Dunn

trivia: The movie Poseidon, a remake of The Poseidon Adventure, was about a luxury cruise ship that capsized on the ocean. Although it eventually sank, most of the action involved passengers trying to escape from the inside of a flooded, upside-down ship. Scott regretting not writing the more accurate clue "she sailed on a doomed ship." Several players guessed Kate Winslet, star of Titanic.


Ellen Burstyn

publication date: Thursday, October 27, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Besides loving a demon, she hallucinated that she was on a game show.

explanation: Burstyn starred in The Exorcist and Requiem for a Dream. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Denise Sawicki, Matthew Preston, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Sarah Kyle


Emily Blunt

publication date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Besides loving a wolfman, she became the queen of England.

explanation: Blunt starred in The Wolfman and The Young Victoria. more…

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


Elsa Lanchester

publication date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Besides loving Frankenstein, she created nativity scenes.

explanation: Lanchester starred in Bride of Frankenstein and Come to the Stable. more…

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


Anna Paquin

publication date: Monday, October 24, 2011

category: Movies

clue: Besides loving a vampire, she joined a team of mutant superheroes.

explanation: Paquin starred in True Blood and X-Men. more…

solved by: Steve West, Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, Joanna Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Ryan Dunn, and Laurie Laczkowski


Other Themes in Fall 2011

9/11 Remembrance

It's been ten years since the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, but Americans have not forgotten the heroes and villains of that day. These five famous figures will forever be associated with September 11, 2001. Go »

Do Overs

These five celebrities were common incorrect guesses for recent goos. Here's your second chance to get each one right. Go »

Arab Spring

Throughout 2011, the Arab world has been in upheaval, with citizens demanding rights and overthrowing long-established dictators. This theme looks at both sides of the regional conflict. Go »

Five Days a Week

The goo game has published a new goo every weekday for the better part of a year now. These five goos were inspired by the weekdays on which each one is published. Go »

Goo Noir

Hard-boiled detective fiction inspired some of Hollywood's darkest films in the 1940s and 50s. These writers and stars epitomized the genre that dwelled in the shadows of the human soul. Go »

Straight-Up Thug Gangstas

To coincide with Celebrity Goo Game being played live this week at GooCon: Villa Ridge, here are five famous St. Louisans, or 'straight-up thug gangstas' as Erik Bates says they prefer to be called. Go »

Corporate Mascots

Not every company needs a public face, but it sure helps to have one in the food business, where personality is king. These five people will forever be associated with the food companies that turned them into mascots. Go »

DotComedy

Funeratic isn't your only source for entertainment on the Internet. These five celebrities built an audience online by being silly, sharing humorous stories from their lives, or knowing how to put on a funny show. Go »

Small Stars, Big Dreams

Even actors who have already found success in the entertainment business dream of being movie stars. These five celebrities were once the stars of popular TV shows, then went on to star in hit film series as well. Go »

Fall 2011 Tournament

It's been a long and challenging season of the goo game, but now the music has stopped and some players are about to lose their seat in the game. Only one player will remain at the end of the tournament to be crowned the game's 50th winner. Go »

Fall 2011 Bonus Goos

The tournament is won, and the season is over. Enjoy these last few days of autumn before the winter cold arrives and a new season of Celebrity Goo Game begins. There's no competitive gain for these goos, except a boost to your lifetime score. Go »