Shades of Summer


With Memorial Day ushering in the unofficial start of summer here in the northern climes of the U.S., it is time for us to fire up the barbeque, get the pool ready, pull the lawn chairs out of storage and pour ourselves a cold one.
Oh yeah, one more thing. Shades. Nothing says summer like donning some cool frames. With that in mind I’ve decided to throw together a little movie challenge. Below are cropped images of some of the more iconic sunglasses sported in film, all worn by gents—sorry gals, maybe next time.
So let’s see how many you can figure out…


(Place cursor over glasses for entire picture! Full answers listed below.)


1. Catch Me if You Can (Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Abagnale Jr.)

2. The Matrix (Keanu Reeves as Thomas A. Anderson/Neo)

3. The Blues Brothers (Dan Aykroyd as Elwood Blues; John Belushi as Jake Blues)

4. Back to the Future (Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown)

5. Ocean’s 12 (Bernie Mac as Frank Catton)

6. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (Johnny Depp as Raoul Duke; Benicio Del Toro as Dr. Gonzo)

7. Fight Club (Brad Pitt as Tyler Durden)

8. Men in Black (Will Smith as James Darrel Edwards III/Jay; Tommy Lee Jones as Kay)

9. The Book of Eli (Denzel Washington as Eli)

10. The Hangover (Zach Galifianakis as Alan Garner)

11. Ultraviolet (William Fichtner as Garth)

12. Cool Hand Luke (Morgan Woodward as Boss Godfrey)

13. Ricky Business (Tom Cruise as Joel Goodsen)

14. Hancock (Will Smith as John Hancock)

15. Mission: Impossible II (Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt)

16. The Professional (Jean Reno as Leon)

17. They Live (Roddy Piper as George Nada)

18. The Matrix (Hugo Weaving as Agent Smith)

19. The Big Lebowski (John Goodman as Walter Sobchak)

20. The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger as The Terminator)