Why do I love movies?
I recently read two passionate cases about movies. I'm in the midst of post-production on a 9-minute short film I produced and this is exactly what I need to rejuvenate. Enjoy!
Because I'll be back.
Because it's full of stars.
Because I'm the best there is. And even if you beat me, I'm still the best.
Because of Burt Lancaster in Sweet Smell of Success.
Because where does snow come from Granny, I want to know?
Because The Matrix has you.
Because chestbursters gave me nightmares.
Because of the opening of Contact.
Because of the twist in Open Your Eyes.
Because United 93 made em tear up.
Because of Michael Caine in A Shock To The System.
Because we live or die on this day.
Because of the editing in JFK.
Because of the track "Time" in Inception.
Because of Jim Carrey.
Because I know who Keyser Soze is.
Because of every single minute of Myth of The American Sleepover.
Because, pop quiz, hot shot.
Because dead or alive you're coming with me.
Because of the bold, daring, meme-inspiring performance from Bruno Ganz.
Because I'm the one with the gun.
Because of Warren Beatty.
Because of Terry Gilliam.
Because the inches we need are everywhere around us.
Because of Al Pacino's speech in Scent of A Woman.
Because of Robert Duvall in The Godfather.
Because of dominos being toppled in V for Vendetta.
Because the dude abides.
Because we'll always have Paris.
Because of The Imperial March.
Because of R. Lee Earmey in Full Metal Jacket.
Because of Gattaca.
Because of Sean Connery.
Because of Harry and Hermiones dance in Deathly Hallows.
Because of Henry Fonda in Once Upon a Time in The West.
Because of what's this, what's this, there's colour everywhere?!
Because of the final fight scene in ALIENS.
Because of Klaus Kinksi in Fitzcarraldo.
Because of the music in Glory.
Because of Scott Campbell's opening speech in Roger Dodger.
Because of every minute of The Stunt Man.
Because I lesbians you.
Because there's moments of The Social Network that feel ripped out of my life.
Because my parents took me to see The Princess Bride.
Because I took my parents to see The Dark Knight.
Because Rollo Tamasi is the reason I became a cop.
Because of the sight of vibrating water in Jurassic Park.
Because of Peter Sellers in Dr.Strangelove.
Because of Alec Guinness in Kind Hearts and Coronets.
Because of every single entry in the UP series.
Because of Valentin and Miller.
Because a movie like Meet The Feebles exists.
Because of the theme song to JAWS.
Because the end of Toy Story 3 made me tear up.
Because of Hitchcock's cameos.
Because of WALL-E and Eva.
Because of Saul Bass.
Because when I grew up I wanted to be the Navigator.
Because of All About Eve.
Because scenes in The Pianist caused my theatre to fall deathly silent.
Because you really think you can fly that thing?
Because "Love you, wife."
Because you're one- UGLY- muddafugga.
Because Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!
5 years ago
Why do I love movies?