Movie Two-Liners Entry #56

March 10th, 2010 by Wordsman

And this week the Wandering Wordsman subtly criticizes the Academy Awards by offering a puzzle about a movie that should have won Best Picture but didn’t:

Two men try and fail to break up a holiday gathering at their workplace, and then they get in trouble with their boss for working to finish a matter that was supposed to have been taken care of already.  A fugitive known only by a fake name helps solve a mystery without lifting a finger.

Last week’s puzzle:

A former singer deals in fashion and misinformation until leaving town to take care of some unfinished business.  A man who works in the communications industry is arrested for acquiring valuable information, but then a man who once stole his most treasured possession gives him the greatest gift of his life.

And the answer is . . . ▼

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  1. A Fan Says:

    I finally got one! It’s been a while. And this wasn’t that easy, given the large number of movies that should (or arguably should) have won Best Picture.

    The second sentence took some effort to work out.

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