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This week we invite you to get steamy and wet with the theme of “Movie kisses in the rain”. Take a look at the rain-soaked screen kisses below and identify the movies which feature this well-used cliche.

Answers will be put up on Wednesday morning. In the meantime I will be getting thoroughly drenched and making out with a masked superhero while he’s hanging upside-down. 

Nobody gets pneumonia in the movies

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Gal pals

Here are the answers to Monday’s puzzle corner:
1. Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox
2. Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore
3. Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King
4. Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow
5. Naomi Watts and Nicole Kidman
6. Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek
7. Sadie Frost and Kate Moss
8. Kate Hudson and Liv Tyler
9. Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey
10. Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon

Congratulations to mini_pixie for a splendiferous 9 out of 10, with special kudos to misscherrysez for identifying the elusive no. 10!  We join hands and dance around in a circle in celebration of your unparalleled wisdom when it comes to famous friendships.  As your reward you may imagine yourself as Jennifer Lopez’s BFF for the day and wonder whether you should have said something instead of allowing her to go out looking like this:

Yin and yang

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This week we send plenty of virtual hugs your way with the theme of Celebrity Best Friends. Check out the pixelated photos below (click for a bigger version) and identify the famous gal pals.

Answers will be put up on Wednesday morning. In the meantime I will be signing up for a lobotomy in the hope that Paris Hilton will choose me as her new BFF.

Through thick and thin, but mostly thin

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Paul Newman, RIP

Here the answers to Monday’s Puzzle corner:
1. Cool Hand Luke
2. The Sting
3. Slapshot
4. The Hustler
5. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
6. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
7. The Color of Money
8. Hud
9. Long Hot Summer (especially around the 1:21 mark)
10. The Verdict

Congratulations to Grace for a marvellous 8 out of 10, closely followed by Isay.   We collectively nod in deep appreciation of your classic film knowledge.  And now let us extend our appreciation to the man himself and silently admire this great actor and philantrophist and all-round good guy.

They don't make them like that anymore

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This week we pay special tribute to the late great Paul Newman, one of the best-loved and brightest stars of all time.  Take a wistful look at the photo montage below and identify the movies starring this famously handsome leading man.

Answers will be put up on Wednesday morning. In the meantime I will be calling in sick so that I can enjoy a movie marathon of his memorable performances while snacking on some Newman Own’s popcorn.

He will be missed

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Ladies of luxe

Here are the answers to Monday’s puzzle corner:
1. Donatella Versace
2. Stella McCartney
3. Vivienne Westwood
4. Miuccia Prada
5. Diane von Furstenberg
6. Donna Karan
7. Luella Bartley
8. Angela Missoni
9. Carolina Herrera
10. Anna Sui

Congratulations to misscherrysez for a simply fabulous 8 out of 10!  We hoist you onto our shoulders and carry you around in honour of your supreme fashion knowledge.  As your reward you have won some stunning designer clothes hot off the runways of Milan, so start starving now!

One of us is a picky eater

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This week we decide to go high fashion and pay tribute at the women who have made their mark in a world dominated by male designers.  Examine the headless torsos below and identify the female fashion designers in question.

Answers will be put up on Wednesday morning.  In the meantime I will be sitting in the corner with the sketch book, striving to come up with something as groundbreaking as the piano key neck tie.

We create, you covet

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Dangerous damsels

Here are the answers to Monday’s puzzle corner:
1. Marlene Dietrich (Stage Fright)
2. Grace Kelly (To Catch a Thief)
3. Ingrid Bergman (Notorious)
4. Grace Kelly (Rear Window)
5. Janet Leigh (Psycho)
6. Tippi Hedren (The Birds)
7. Doris Day (The Man Who Knew Too Much)
8. Joan Fontaine (Rebecca)
9. Eva Marie Saint (North by Northwest)
10. Kim Novak (Vertigo)

Congratulations to Marie for a spine-tingling 10 out of 10, followed by the commendable efforts of gemdiva and atari!  We shriek loudly in pure delight at your Hitchcockian finesse.  As your reward you have won an all-inclusive trip to an idyllic seaside town where the locals leave you alone and the birdlife is abundant.

Red Bull gives us wings

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