Off Topic: BHD and everything after

I saw Black Hawk Down (based on Mark Bowden’s book of the same name) when it came out in theatres in 2001.   I bought the DVD today and watched Ridley Scott’s film again, for the second time in eight years.

My attention lingered around two thoughts:

1.  Stone Temple Pilots’Creep” plays when Sizemore (Matthew Marsden) finds out he cannot go on the mission and then Grimes (Ewan McGregor) learns he must.

2.  There are so many familiar faces in this film.  I warped into dork mode and decided to create a matching game out of most of them.

Firstly, the following actors’ faces and names rang no bells:

Tom Guiry
Danny Hoch
Glenn Morshower
Steven Ford
Ian Virgo
Tom/Thomas Hardy
Chris Beetem
Tac Fitzgerald
Kent Linville
Michael Roof
Jason Hildebrandt


Secondly, these actors’ faces looked familiar:

Gabriel Casseus
Charlie Hofheimer
Johnny Strong
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Il est tres beau!)
Matthew Marsden
George Harris
Ty Burrell
Boyd Kestner (He was in GI Jane!).


And now, the game begins.  The following images are of actors whose names and faces I knew (FN) OR whose faces I knew but whose names I didn’t know or had forgotten (N).   Each letter represents an actor/face.

Part One.  Match the following faces to the correct list, FN or N.

A. B. C.

D. E. F.

G. H. I.

J. K. L.

M. N. O.

P. Q. R.

S. T. U.

Part Two.  Match the above faces to the correct names.

1. Jason Isaacs
2. Josh Hartnett
3. Orlando Bloom
4. Ewan McGregor
5. Gregory Sporleder
6. Tom Sizemore
7. Eric Bana
8. William Fichtner
9. Ewen Bremner

10. Richard Tyson
11. Ron Eldard
12. Kim Coates
13. Carmine Giovinazzo
14. Hugh Dancy
15. Brian Van Holt
16. Sam Shepard
17. Ioan Gruffudd
18. Enrique Murciano
19. Jeremy Piven
20. Brendan Sexton III (sometimes credited as Brendan Sexton Jr.)
21. Zeljko Ivanek


Pix creds: google image search.

Read more about Mogadishu, the film, and the book here, here, here, and here.

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