Contest: ENTER TV&M Avatar Contest: Destination: Moon -- The Dramatization

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  1. Fire Daemon

    Fire Daemon Rogue Process Moderator

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    I have the unusual honour of running the avatar contests in SF&F, TV&M and Miscellaneous all at the same time this week. So I thought it would be fun to have an overall theme for all three contests. And what better choice of theme than...

    As you know, last week we celebrated the 50th anniversary of humans landing on the moon for the very first time! In honour of this momentous occasion, our overall theme is Destination: Moon!

    For this specific contest, we will be looking at The Dramatization. Your entry can be from any movie or TV show depicting a dramatized take on actual events related to humans on, or going to, the moon. This may be anything from the Apollo program, and also anything from the preceding projects Mercury and Gemini, since the moon missions built upon both of those. The only stipulation is that your entry must be from a fictionalized/dramatized account of actual events (think From the Earth to the Moon or First Man).

    Standard avatar contest rules apply: maximum image size of 200 x 200, and maximum image size of 1 MB. You may enter two avatars. Since this is the one that I'm most concerned about having enough sources for, you can enter something from a movie or show that has already been entered, as long as your entry features either a different character, or a significantly different scene. Contest will be open for about a week.

    Here are my entries to start us off:

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    - Apollo 13

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    Taraji P. Henson as Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures

    If you are interested, I invite you to check out the other two contests:
    Have fun! :techman:
     
  2. Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot

    Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot Vice Admiral Admiral

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    James Marsters as Buzz Aldrin in "Moonshot"
     
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  3. antichristhill

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    Two from The Right Stuff

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  4. Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot

    Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Huh. There actually hasn't been that much dramatization around the moon landing that doesn't stir into SF.

    Okay, this might be a stretch, but I'm gonna try if this qualifies:
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    From the Rammstein music video "Amerika":
     
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    Here's actor Jeffrey Nordling playing Neil Armstrong in the 1996 TV movie Apollo 11:
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  6. Fire Daemon

    Fire Daemon Rogue Process Moderator

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    Last call! I'm planning to put the poll up on Monday.

    Well, that was odd! :lol:

    My first instinct was to say 'no', because there were no actual jam sessions on the moon! :lol: But I said that the entry just had to be *from* something that dramatized an actual event, and the video does do that with the astronaut coming out of the lander. Admittedly, it's not what I originally had in mind, but by my own rules, it does qualify! :)

    Besides, there are so few entries, I don't want to disqualify an entry needlessly. For anyone still looking for something, no one has touched From the Earth to the Moon yet... that had 12 individual episodes... a veritable gold mine!
     
  7. Starkers

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    Claire Foy as Janet Armstrong
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  8. Fire Daemon

    Fire Daemon Rogue Process Moderator

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    Curse you, @Kai "the spy" ! A day later, and this song is STILL IN MY HEAD! :mad:

    And outside of the chorus, I don’t even understand most of it! :lol:
     
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    Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I took your point to heart, and did one of that moment in the video to replace the previous one:
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    Found a translation online, which I find pretty accurate:

    We're all living in America
    America is wonderful
    We're all living in America
    America, America

    When there's dancing I want to lead
    even if you're whirling around alone
    Let yourselves be controlled a little
    I'll show you how it really goes
    We're making a nice round dance
    Freedom is playing on all violins
    Music is coming out of the White House
    and Mickey Mouse is standing in front of Paris

    We're all living in America
    America is wonderful
    We're all living in America
    America, America

    I know moves that are very useful
    and I will protect you from missteps
    And whoever doesn't want to dance at the end
    doesn't know yet that they must
    We're making a nice round dance
    I will show you the way
    Santa Claus is coming to Africa
    and Mickey Mouse is standing in front of Paris

    We're all living in America
    America is wonderful
    We're all living in America
    America, America

    We're all living in America
    Coca-Cola, Wonderbra
    We're all living in America
    America, America

    This is not a love song
    This is not a love song
    I don't sing my mother tongue
    No, This is not a love song

    We're all living in America
    America is wonderful
    We're all living in America
    America, America

    We're all living in America
    Coca-Cola, sometimes war
    We're all living in America
    America, America


    As for the song being stuck in your head, maybe this will help:
     
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  10. Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot

    Unaired Kai "the spy" TV Pilot Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Thought I'd bump this thread up with some more moon-related music.





    And, of course:
     
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  11. Fire Daemon

    Fire Daemon Rogue Process Moderator

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    Au clair de la lune
    Nous avons un vote
     
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