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DAY 19: September 19th, 2008.


While this isn't the first time I've seen this film (in fact it is one of my guilty pleasures), I saw it on Destiny's list and decided to get the only copy I could find. From my girlfriend. So we sat and watched it tonight, still as good as i first saw it.

Now, in adapting the board game clue, there was really only two routes they could have gone, serious or comedic. They chose the latter and after seeing the results, I'm interested in seeing how a serious take on the game would be like.

I did not laugh as much as I did the first time I saw it, I enjoyed it all the same. Tim Curry is his usual good self as the butler, Martin Mull, who I grew up watching as the principal from Sabrina The Teenage Witch...yeah I watched it, is Col Mustard with Christopher Loyd as Prof Plum in perfect casting and Michael Mckean from This Is Spinal Tap fame as my personal favourite Mr. Green.

On the female side there is Madeline Kahn as Mrs. White, Eileen Brennan as Mrs. Peacock and Lesley Anne Warren as Miss Scarlet. All play their parts very well and have great comedic timing, not to mention they all have great chemistry with one another. You'd think they've all been doing comedy with each other for years.

Even though you know the outcome (of all the endings if you've seen it before) you can't help but look for any little clues along the way and the film brings you in even more then you originally thought. I was highly entertained and even imagined myself in the film, thinking of what I would do in the situation.