Why I Love Movies - Chapter II
Why do I love movies? Well, that is a loaded question. How much time do you have? I could go into a long-winded diatribe about the art of film-making or the magic of the movies, but all of that has been said countless times before. Not every movie is a masterpiece, but every film has touched me in one way or another. Every other week, we will look at a handful of reasons why movies are so damn great..
I love movies...Because of the way William Shatner's face looks right before he screams "Khan!"
Because of the Large Marge scene in PEE-WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE
Because of every Three Stooges short film
Because of Samuel L. Jackson's cigarette in JURASSIC PARK
Because of Dolph Lundgren's warning in ROCKY IV
Because of Anchor Bay and Blue Underground releasing obscure horror and cult films
Because of Reverend Kane in POLTERGEIST II
Because of seeing HARD TARGET in the theater with my dad.
Because of Robert Downey Jr in CHAPLIN
Because of the Koreans reconciling with the Americans at the end of BEST OF THE BEST
Because of George Clooney's tattoo in FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
Because of Jean Claude Van Damme saying he just wants to eat in UNIVERSAL SOLDIER
Because of how scared I got seeing THE EXORCIST the first time
Because of how I tear up every time I watch TERMINATOR 2
Because of Gary Oldman screaming "everyone!" in THE PROFESSIONAL
Because of the poisoned wine in THE PRINCESS BRIDE
Because of the Stonehenge set in SPINAL TAP
Because of Truman Capote in MURDER BY DEATH
This will be an ongoing column so tune in every two weeks for more Why I Love Movies! In the meantime, we WANT TO HEAR YOUR OWN REASONS below!!