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Wrong Turn

To continue Halloween Week Movie Watching, the other night after teaching my class outside in the cold – and eventually the dark – and then having a client right after – once I got home I, eventually, crawled into bed to get my movie watching on.

I chose Wrong Turn.  It’s not an overly long movie (and it was already pretty late) and I’ve seen it a bazillion times.

Via Google

Via Google

It’s creepy and fun and mindless.  And let’s be honest here, the only reason I ever watched it in the first place was for Desmond Harrington.

Desmond Harrington is fine! Via the Google

Desmond Harrington is fine!
Via the Google

(Remember last year when I watched Ghost Ship mainly because this hottie was in it?  Yeah, same reasoning for Wrong Turn.)

I also want to state that I have never seen any of the sequels to this film.  Wrong Turn should be a stand alone movie and not a built-upon franchise to show T&A.  Move on, people!

Tomorrow is Halloween and I am open to suggestions on other scary movies to view.  (I may not heed suggestions but I’ll happily take them.)



Dopplegangers 3

You all must know by now how much I love my lookalikes posts from my first and second doppelgangers posts.  Apparently I think everyone in La La Land looks like someone else.  So, I’m uber excited to get started on this next set of personalities.

So, let’s start with peeps from my new favorite tv show, Battle Creek, which is also home to my new future husband, Dean Winters (*sigh*):

#1 Dean Winters – This guy has so much friggin’ swagger it makes me want to cry.  He is, I’d say, the sexiest man on television right now!!

I mean, c'mon, those cheek bones, that smolder....

I mean, c’mon, those cheek bones, that smolder….


Christopher Bolton – Remember Christopher Bolton?  He played Kirk on My Secret Identity (with Jerry O’Connell) back in day and he was adorable.  when I was a youngin’ and had my big crush on him he was friends with the son of my dad’s good friend (didja follow that?).  My dad took me to meet this guy and I was super duper gung-ho but pussied out at the last minute and wouldn’t go downstairs to meet him.  Stupid 12 year old me!!!!!

Again....those cheek bones.

Again….those cheek bones.

#2 Josh Duhamel – I’ve said and heard this before about JD….but let’s do a little comparison, shall we?

There must be a prerequisite for a smolder to work on Battle Creek

There must be a prerequisite for a smolder to work on Battle Creek


Timothy Olyphant

JUSTIFY my love (see what I did there?)

JUSTIFY my love (see what I did there?)

Do you see it?  Let’s try again, just to be sure:

Josh Duhamel:

Josh Duhamel laughing

Timothy Olyphant:

Timothy Olyphant laughingAND, if JD and TO had a love child gay cousin:

Ryan Seacrest

Who else wants to thunder punch Ryan Seacrest in the face??

Who else wants to thunder punch Ryan Seacrest in the face??

#3 Janet McTeer – This lady is on Battle Creek too and, although I doubt I’ve ever heard of her before she’s been on my nerves reminding me of another actor (plus, she does this really weird thing with her lips and it makes me want to thunder punch her a bit too – enough with the duck face, people!):

Janet McTeerLaurie Metcalf – from Roseanne….that was a really great show.

Laurie MetcalfLet’s try another take:


Janet McTeer 2LaurieLaurie Metcalf 2

Next up:

Oh wait, let’s go back to my boyfriend Dean for a minute:

#4 Dean Winters: There’s something in one of the promo shots – from a scene in the second episode – that has been very familiar to me:

I know it's hard but PRETEND Josh is not in this photo...I mean, try really hard, would ya?

I know it’s hard but PRETEND Josh is not in this photo…I mean, try really hard, would ya?

Desmond Harrington: Back when Desmond first popped up in Dragnet with Al Bundy there was this shot of him…..

He looks so angry but he's soooo cute!

He looks so angry but he’s soooo cute!

#5 Theo James – who I refer to as “that kid from Divergent” – is sooooo familiar looking…I wonder if anyone else has picked up on it:

Theo James

Antonia Sabato Jr. – Remember him?

Antonio Sabato

Just in case you don’t see it:

Theo James 2


Antonia Sabato 2

I mean, ya gotta see it, right?

#6 If Amanda Seyfried:

Amanda Seyfried

and Michelle Pfeiffer:

Michelle Pfeiffer

had a love child…..you’d maybe get:
Izabella Miko (from Coyote Ugly – and virtually nothing else):

Izabella Miko

#7 Ross Marquand – Okay, so this dude popped up in The Walking Dead not too long ago:

Ross Marquand

and I was like, “What the hell is Eric Foreman doing in Atlanta??”

Topher Grace:

Topher GraceThat Ross guy is actually really talented and you should all go to YouTube and check out his impressions….they’re astounding.  In the meantime, let’s have another look at these two cats:


Ross Marquand 2Foreman Topher:

Topher Grace 2

#8 And since we’re talking about Topher Grace let’s have a look at him:

Topher Grace 4

and comedian/actor Jay Malone (who, by the way, is a friend of mine and is very funny and you should check out his comedy act because he’s always been a bit of a smartass and it’s paying off which means there’s hope for me!):

If you watch Jay in anything  you can really see the resemblance in EVERYTHING he does to Topher Grace.

If you watch Jay in anything you can really see the resemblance in EVERYTHING he does to Topher Grace.

#9 Robert Knepper – Oh man!  This dude is badass and so talented. He looks a little like a gypsy, often plays a bad guy (or just a real dick!):

Robert Knepper


Stephen McHattie: Who, by the way, is also from Nova Scotia!

Stephen McHattie#10 Britt Robertson: A few years ago I saw Britt in The Secret Circle:

Britt Robertson…and she looks and shares performance characteristics with:

Michelle Williams:

Oh, how we miss Dawon's Creek

Oh, how we miss Dawon’s Creek

But then again,

#11 Britt

Britt Robertson 2

Also resembles:

Sarah Michelle Gellar:

This is not the real Buffy....I do NOT see Kristy Swanson or Luke Perry, thank you very much!

This is not the real Buffy….I do NOT see Kristy Swanson or Luke Perry, thank you very much!

#12 Nate Torrence – I really want to be friends with this guy.  He’s so funny and always plays the most lovable, adorkable characters – and that’s me – loveable and adorkable (although I can still thunder punch people like nobody’s business!)

Nate Torrence

Lochlyn Munro:

These two should actually do a buddy comedy.

These two should actually do a buddy comedy.

#13 Um, yeah, so months ago there was this chick on Judge Judy and I took a screen cap of her and sent it to fellow Asshole, Jaime and asked her if she saw the resemblance – which she did – so, I’m not a complete jerk!

Judge Judy Chick:


and (I’m so going to hell for this)

Wanda from In Living Color (aka Jamie Foxx):




Ghost Ship


Okay, so I’m not gonna lie.  When I originally watched this movie years ago it was solely for Desmond Harrington.

Those eyes.... Those cheekbones.....

Those eyes….
Those cheekbones…..

Remember Desmond Harrington?  He is fine.

That smile... Those teeth!!

That smile…
Those teeth!!

I was fresh from seeing him in Wrong Turn and had to rewind life to go back and watch Ghost Ship (which was released the year before).  I really didn’t like it but I watched it more than once JUST because Desmond Harrington is so hot.

And, of course, the more I watched it the more I liked it.  I picked out some little details I hadn’t noticed in my original viewing and I’ve sort of grown to like it.  Which is why I put this little gem on my list to watch this Halloween countdown.

This movie has plenty of creepiness.

This kid:


Eery scenery:


The sexy Gabriel Byrne:


And water.  Tons of water.  And y’all know how I feel about water…and boats…and ghosts.  Yikes.

The only thing that keeps me watching every time is Desmond.


Trick or treat.