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Why I Love Movies - Chapter IX

May. 30, 2014by: Alex Maidy
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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..

CHAPTER IX

I love movies...because of the coin toss in NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

Because of the first time we see THE LADY IN WHITE

Because of Ron Perlman in HELLBOY

Because of the fact we have a movie where Jason meets Freddy

Because of Willem Dafoe throwing Jeff Goldblum's cat out the window in THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

Because I really believed a man could fly when I saw SUPERMAN: THE MOVIE

Because of Wilford Brimley in EWOKS: BATTLE FOR ENDOR

Because of John Travolta pretending to be Nic Cage in FACE/OFF

Because of Jennifer Lawrence in SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

Because of how Chance got his name in HARD TARGET

Because of Robin Williams in THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN

Because of the Santa Claus story in GREMLINS

Because of this comeback from IN BRUGES

Because of the trailers for MACHETE and MACHETE KILLS

Because of James Bond going rogue in LICENSE TO KILL

Because of this exchange between Clive Owen and Julia Roberts in CLOSER

Because of the red light/green light in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE

Because of Bane walking away after breaking Batman in THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

Because of the Medieval Times battle from THE CABLE GUY

Because of Hugh Jackman telling Magneto and Professor X to "F*ck off" in X-MEN: FIRST CLASS

Stay tuned every other week for more reasons Why I Love Movies! In the meantime, we WANT TO HEAR YOUR OWN REASONS below!!

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8:17AM on 06/01/2014

Why I Love Movies

Because of the surprise hidden in the mattress in 4 Rooms
Because I know why it snows in "California" thanks to Edward Scissorhands
Because Mallrats confirmed what I already knew... Stan Lee is a pimp
Because The Touch is an integral part of being an Autobot Prime
Because Desperado taught me you can put more than just guitars in a guitar case
Because James Bond can only be hurt when he isn't wearing a suit
Because Michel Gondry can make movies that feel like a fever dream
Because John
Because of the surprise hidden in the mattress in 4 Rooms
Because I know why it snows in "California" thanks to Edward Scissorhands
Because Mallrats confirmed what I already knew... Stan Lee is a pimp
Because The Touch is an integral part of being an Autobot Prime
Because Desperado taught me you can put more than just guitars in a guitar case
Because James Bond can only be hurt when he isn't wearing a suit
Because Michel Gondry can make movies that feel like a fever dream
Because John Creasy is the best version of Frank Castle on film
Because Stan Winston, Jim Henson, Rick Baker, and Greg Nicotero
Because Batman can be An American Psycho or Mr. Mom
Because Spider Man running along buildings while he swings never would have crossed my mind

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10:44AM on 05/30/2014

Why I Love Movies

Because of Robert Downey Jr. in Tropic Thunder
Because of Metatron's introduction in Dogma
Because of Indiana Jones, James Bond, Han Solo, and John McClane
Because of the resuscitation scene in The Abyss
Because of the showdown in The Unforgiven
Because of the elevator scene in The Departed
Because of the reveal in Fight Club
Because of De Niro's narration in Taxi Driver
Because of "Are gonna do something or just stand there and bleed" in Tombstone
Because of "Winners go home and fuck
Because of Robert Downey Jr. in Tropic Thunder
Because of Metatron's introduction in Dogma
Because of Indiana Jones, James Bond, Han Solo, and John McClane
Because of the resuscitation scene in The Abyss
Because of the showdown in The Unforgiven
Because of the elevator scene in The Departed
Because of the reveal in Fight Club
Because of De Niro's narration in Taxi Driver
Because of "Are gonna do something or just stand there and bleed" in Tombstone
Because of "Winners go home and fuck the prom queen" in The Rock
Because of the simple rules to survive a horror movie in Scream
Because of The Terminator asking the woman if she is Sara Connor
Because of what was in the box in Seven
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12:38PM on 05/30/2014
Movie twists and surprises are always great.
Movie twists and surprises are always great.
10:04AM on 05/30/2014

Why I love movies.....

because of Rodney Dangerfield in Caddyshack
because of Jude Law and Ed Harris battling each other in Enemy Behind the Gates
because of the line in Christmas Vacation, "You couldn't hear a dump truck driving through a nitroglycerin plant"
because of Sean Penns performance in, Dead Man Walking
because of Rodney Dangerfield in Caddyshack
because of Jude Law and Ed Harris battling each other in Enemy Behind the Gates
because of the line in Christmas Vacation, "You couldn't hear a dump truck driving through a nitroglycerin plant"
because of Sean Penns performance in, Dead Man Walking
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9:49AM on 05/30/2014
"Because of James Bond going rogue in LICENSE TO KILL"

Wow, that actually made my day. My favorite Bond film never gets any love :)
"Because of James Bond going rogue in LICENSE TO KILL"

Wow, that actually made my day. My favorite Bond film never gets any love :)
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9:40AM on 05/30/2014
Because Angelina Jolie in "Girl Interrupted"
Because Sam Neill and Laura Dern's reactions when they saw the dinosaurs at Jurassic Park for the first time.
Because Denzel delivering the line "Hate put me in prison. Love's gonna bust me out. "
Because the movie Glory could make even Matthew Broderick believable.
Because Kenneth Branagh in Othello as Iago made me want to punch my TV screen.
Because of Brad Bird voicing Edna "E" Mode in the Incredibles.
Because of Bert Lahr performing "If
Because Angelina Jolie in "Girl Interrupted"
Because Sam Neill and Laura Dern's reactions when they saw the dinosaurs at Jurassic Park for the first time.
Because Denzel delivering the line "Hate put me in prison. Love's gonna bust me out. "
Because the movie Glory could make even Matthew Broderick believable.
Because Kenneth Branagh in Othello as Iago made me want to punch my TV screen.
Because of Brad Bird voicing Edna "E" Mode in the Incredibles.
Because of Bert Lahr performing "If I were King of the Forest" in the Wizard of Oz.
Because Daniel Day Lewis looked so much like Lincoln it was amazing.
Because Sigourney Weaver in Galaxy Quest.
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9:56AM on 05/30/2014
Nailed that Jurassic Park scene... One of my favorite film scenes of all time...
"we clocked the T-Rex at 30 mph".... "you have a T-Rex?... say it again"
Nailed that Jurassic Park scene... One of my favorite film scenes of all time...
"we clocked the T-Rex at 30 mph".... "you have a T-Rex?... say it again"
8:17AM on 05/30/2014
I love movies because:
The way hackers are portrayed so stylishly in "Hacker" starring Jonny Lee Miller & Angelina Jolie.
The way Rambo said I'm coming for you Murdock in Rambo: First Blood Part 2.
When Han Solo cleared the way and tell Luke Skywalker to go for it and destroy Death Star in Star Wars Episode 4 - A New Hope
Kurt Russell in Used Cars.
Yul Brynner as The Gunslinger in The Magnificent Seven and the entire cast of that movie as well.
The ending of 12 Monkeys
When Batman
I love movies because:
The way hackers are portrayed so stylishly in "Hacker" starring Jonny Lee Miller & Angelina Jolie.
The way Rambo said I'm coming for you Murdock in Rambo: First Blood Part 2.
When Han Solo cleared the way and tell Luke Skywalker to go for it and destroy Death Star in Star Wars Episode 4 - A New Hope
Kurt Russell in Used Cars.
Yul Brynner as The Gunslinger in The Magnificent Seven and the entire cast of that movie as well.
The ending of 12 Monkeys
When Batman trying to regain control of Batmobile and transforms it into Batmissile in Batman Returns.
The look of Tony Leung Chao Wei when he saw Anthony Wong fell onto the car in the original Infernal Affairs.
When Harrison Ford got up from the ground after his convoy was ambushed and ran towards his friend to protect him with patriotic theme in the background in Clear and Present Danger.
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8:15AM on 05/30/2014
I love moves because:
- Because of Tom Cruise hanging from the side of a building scene in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.
- Because of the entire film of The Way, Way Back.
- Because of the ending of The Last Samurai.
- Because of Quicksilver breaking out Magento out of the Pentagon sequence in Days of Future Past.
- Because of Jim Carrey's great, over the top performance as The Riddler in Batman Forever.
- Because of the last frame (when Gyllenhall hears the whistle) ) in
I love moves because:
- Because of Tom Cruise hanging from the side of a building scene in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.
- Because of the entire film of The Way, Way Back.
- Because of the ending of The Last Samurai.
- Because of Quicksilver breaking out Magento out of the Pentagon sequence in Days of Future Past.
- Because of Jim Carrey's great, over the top performance as The Riddler in Batman Forever.
- Because of the last frame (when Gyllenhall hears the whistle) ) in Prisoners.
- Because of "Thanks, thanks a lot for not picking me!" in Life Aquatic.
- Because of when Simon Pegg and Nick Frost beat the shit out of a zombie with pool cues while 'Don't Stop Me Now' plays in the background.
- Because of Bill Murray's kareoke scene in Lost in Translation.
- Because of "Who taught you math?'" in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
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