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Why I Love Movies - Chapter VII

May. 2, 2014by:
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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 VII

I love movies...because of the letter from the ending of THE BREAKFAST CLUB

Because of the unadulterated violence in HOME ALONE

Because of every memory in ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND

Because of the squid eating scene in OLDBOY

Because of William Wallaces final battlecry in BRAVEHEART

Because of every movie reference in RANGO

Because of the three Force ghosts at the end of RETURN OF THE JEDI

Because of the O.R. scrubs in RUSHMORE

Because I love WILLOW despite what the critics said

Because of Samara emerging from the television in THE RING

Because of Atreyu calling for Artax in THE NEVERENDING STORY

Because of the batshit crazy ANTICHRIST, MELANCHOLIA, and NYMPHOMANIAC

Because of the family bonding in the Korean movie THE HOST

Because of the family bonding in the Korean movie A TALE OF TWO SISTERS

Because of the coconuts in MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL

Because of Max Schreks make-up in NOSFERATU

Because of Willem Dafoes make-up in SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE

Because of the Bear Jew in INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

Because of the Queen of the Night Aria in AMADEUS

Because of the Pikeys in SNATCH

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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6:10PM on 05/02/2014
I love movies because a t-rex ate a man off a toilet
I love movies because I want to go to Rick's
I love movies because when my girlfriend says she loves me I can say "I know" and feel cool.
I love movies because a t-rex ate a man off a toilet
I love movies because I want to go to Rick's
I love movies because when my girlfriend says she loves me I can say "I know" and feel cool.
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6:10PM on 05/02/2014
I love movies because a t-rex ate a man off a toilet
I love movies because I want to go to Rick's
I love movies because when my girlfriend says she loves me I can say "I know" and feel cool.
I love movies because a t-rex ate a man off a toilet
I love movies because I want to go to Rick's
I love movies because when my girlfriend says she loves me I can say "I know" and feel cool.
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12:17PM on 05/02/2014
I can't help but love this series. I love movies for the ever so rare work that touches a nerve in me and despite whatever is going on in life I feel like a million bucks or the baddest guy on the planet or infinitely lonely or loved or thoughtful or nostalgic or wishing I'd brought a pen so I can quote something properly or that my friends and I experienced something special and we'd discuss it for [link] or that I want to turn around and see it again right then or a combination of the above.
I can't help but love this series. I love movies for the ever so rare work that touches a nerve in me and despite whatever is going on in life I feel like a million bucks or the baddest guy on the planet or infinitely lonely or loved or thoughtful or nostalgic or wishing I'd brought a pen so I can quote something properly or that my friends and I experienced something special and we'd discuss it for [link] or that I want to turn around and see it again right then or a combination of the above. It's these payoffs that I hope for when I watch a movie. To be entertained is fine but to feel a connection is something special.
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10:58AM on 05/02/2014

I love movies because...

I love movies because If it bleeds, we can kill it- major Dutch Shaffer Predator
I love movies because okie dokie Dr. Jones, hold on to your potatoes Short Round Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
I love movies because I have witness the birth of every littler creature on this island Dr- John Hammond Jurassic Park
I love movies because If it bleeds, we can kill it- major Dutch Shaffer Predator
I love movies because okie dokie Dr. Jones, hold on to your potatoes Short Round Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
I love movies because I have witness the birth of every littler creature on this island Dr- John Hammond Jurassic Park
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10:06AM on 05/02/2014
I love movies because of...

- The 'reality vs expectations' scene in (500) Days of Summer
- Because of Leo DiCaprio's dinner speech in Django Unchained
- The gothic beautiful look of Gotham City in Batman and Batman Returns
- Ray Liotta's brilliant performance in Narc
- The final scene of Smokin' Aces
- When Mark Wahlberg finally realizes and his reaction to who killed his daughter in The Lovely Bones
- The elevator scene in Drive
- When Jeff Bridges crashes his car in the Big
I love movies because of...

- The 'reality vs expectations' scene in (500) Days of Summer
- Because of Leo DiCaprio's dinner speech in Django Unchained
- The gothic beautiful look of Gotham City in Batman and Batman Returns
- Ray Liotta's brilliant performance in Narc
- The final scene of Smokin' Aces
- When Mark Wahlberg finally realizes and his reaction to who killed his daughter in The Lovely Bones
- The elevator scene in Drive
- When Jeff Bridges crashes his car in the Big Lebowski
- The elevator scene in Captain America: Winter Soldier
- The karaoke scene and how Bill Murray sings 'Peace, Love, and Understanding' in Lost in Translation
- How sad I was when Downey Jr died in Less Than Zero
- The battle of Zion in Matrix Revolutions
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8:57AM on 05/02/2014

Why I love movies.....

Because of the black knight saying, "its only a flesh wound" in the Holy Grail
Because of when the cops bang on the door and Marv just says "I'll be right out" in Sin City
Because how Austin Powers gave a pee sample in Goldmember and it was spraying everywhere
Because of how I fell in love with Rick Moranis character from Ghostbusters
Because of how Joe Pesci was telling his mother he needed the knife because he ran over a deer in Goodfellas
Because of the black knight saying, "its only a flesh wound" in the Holy Grail
Because of when the cops bang on the door and Marv just says "I'll be right out" in Sin City
Because how Austin Powers gave a pee sample in Goldmember and it was spraying everywhere
Because of how I fell in love with Rick Moranis character from Ghostbusters
Because of how Joe Pesci was telling his mother he needed the knife because he ran over a deer in Goodfellas
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8:16AM on 05/02/2014
I love movies because:
Love that resides at two different time in the Korean movie "IL Mare".
When Vincent Price reveals who he really is in House of Wax.
The final twister chase in Twister.
Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock drives the bus at 50mph and above in Speed.
Dynamite performance of Paul Newman in Absence of Malice.
The entire movie of Murder on the Oriental Express starring Albert Finney et al.
Batman enters the city to beat the Penguin's circus gang that showcases what
I love movies because:
Love that resides at two different time in the Korean movie "IL Mare".
When Vincent Price reveals who he really is in House of Wax.
The final twister chase in Twister.
Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock drives the bus at 50mph and above in Speed.
Dynamite performance of Paul Newman in Absence of Malice.
The entire movie of Murder on the Oriental Express starring Albert Finney et al.
Batman enters the city to beat the Penguin's circus gang that showcases what Batmobile can do in Batman Returns.
Detective Frank Drebin from all three Naked Gun movies.
Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry
When RoboCop says "Dead or alive, you're coming with me".
Gregory Peck vs. Robert Mitchum in the original Cape Fear.
The third act and the ending of the horror classic The Beyond.
Dynamte performance from George C. Scott in The Changeling.
The "Doodie" scene in Caddyshack.
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