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Why I Love Movies - Chapter X

06.13.2014
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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 X

I love movies...

Because of Peter Capaldi as Malcolm Tucker in IN THE LOOP.

Because of the triple blade sword in THE SWORD AND THE SORCEROR.

Because of The Criterion Collection.

Because of the knitting reference from PEE WEE'S BIG ADVENTURE.

Because of these haircuts.

Because of all the easter eggs in Pixar movies.

Because of how excited I was the first time I saw the trailer for THE X-FILES movie.

Because of the special lunch from LITTLE MONSTERS.

Because Smell-O-Vision was a real thing.

Because of this scene from THE TINGLER.

Because of Natalie Portman's ass in YOUR HIGHNESS.

Because my sports knowledge grew from MAJOR LEAGUE, NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, and THE MIGHTY DUCKS.

Because of the doctor's reaction in ROOKIE OF THE YEAR.

Because of Cameron Diaz in THE MASK

Because of the way a VHS tape slides out of it's sleeve as you get ready to pop it in the VCR.

Because this scene seemed so incredibly cool to my 10 year old self.

Because this is what my perfect girl looked like for years.

Because nothing beats sitting in a movie theater on opening night.

Because I actually saw the interactive movie MR. PAYBACK, starring Billy Warlock, on the big screen.

Because nothing is quite as endearing as this face.

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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11:14AM on 06/13/2014

I love movies because..

..he was a thief, warrior, gladiator, king.
..he felt, no pity, no pain, no fear.
..somewhere somehow, someone's going to pay.
..nobody gives him a raw deal.
..it picked the wrong man to hunt.
..it was a deadly game no one had ever survived.
..there's only one thing worse than making them mad.
..only their mother could tell them apart.
..they stole his mind.
..he was in a class by himself.
..did someone say action?
..when he said I do, he never said what he did.
..he will erase
..he was a thief, warrior, gladiator, king.
..he felt, no pity, no pain, no fear.
..somewhere somehow, someone's going to pay.
..nobody gives him a raw deal.
..it picked the wrong man to hunt.
..it was a deadly game no one had ever survived.
..there's only one thing worse than making them mad.
..only their mother could tell them apart.
..they stole his mind.
..he was in a class by himself.
..did someone say action?
..when he said I do, he never said what he did.
..he will erase your past to protect your future.
..the end is near.
..are you who you think you are?
..nothing is more dangerous than a man with nothing to lose.
..the machines will rise.
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9:10AM on 06/13/2014
I frigging love these articles! They always remind me of things I have forgotten about.
I frigging love these articles! They always remind me of things I have forgotten about.
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8:31AM on 06/13/2014

Why I love movies.....

because of
in X2 when Magneto says "your a God among insects, don't let anyone else tell you differently"
When Brad Pitt says "You think it's a Schwinn", in Burn After Reading
The chemistry between Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl in Rush
Viggo Mortensen's performance in Eastern Promises
How the movie, Melancholia was stuck in my head for weeks
by how much John Candy made me laugh in Uncle Buck
because of
in X2 when Magneto says "your a God among insects, don't let anyone else tell you differently"
When Brad Pitt says "You think it's a Schwinn", in Burn After Reading
The chemistry between Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl in Rush
Viggo Mortensen's performance in Eastern Promises
How the movie, Melancholia was stuck in my head for weeks
by how much John Candy made me laugh in Uncle Buck
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8:38AM on 06/13/2014
Love Rush. Possibly the best F1 movie since Grand Prix.
Love Rush. Possibly the best F1 movie since Grand Prix.
8:47AM on 06/13/2014
Love the "You think it's a Schwinn" line.
Love the "You think it's a Schwinn" line.
8:16AM on 06/13/2014
I love movie because:
Ghostbusters cross the Proton Pack's Streams in Ghostbusters.
The race to the train track between Dom's Dodge Charger and Brian's Toyota Supra in The Fast & The Furious.
The chase of the secret paper between Tintin on Motorcycle and bad guys on Jeep in The Adventures of Tintin.
Murphy lands Blue Thunder in front of the train in Blue Thunder.
RoboCop said at the end of the movie "We're only human" at the end of RoboCop 2.
The final revelation from Matt Damon in
I love movie because:
Ghostbusters cross the Proton Pack's Streams in Ghostbusters.
The race to the train track between Dom's Dodge Charger and Brian's Toyota Supra in The Fast & The Furious.
The chase of the secret paper between Tintin on Motorcycle and bad guys on Jeep in The Adventures of Tintin.
Murphy lands Blue Thunder in front of the train in Blue Thunder.
RoboCop said at the end of the movie "We're only human" at the end of RoboCop 2.
The final revelation from Matt Damon in Courage Under Fire.
The entire movie of Crimson Tide.
The Titanic just arrived in Ghostbusters 2.
Dom let Brian go and then turned around during the vault chase in Fast Five.
Batman drives Bat Pod and goes head-to-head with The Joker driving the Semi Truck in The Dark Knight.
The ending of Inception.
The ending of The Dark Knight Rises which end the trilogy perfectly.


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7:58AM on 06/13/2014
I love movies because of
- The way Matt Dillion yells 'Fuck' in There's Something About Mary
- "I'm not a child! You're my child!" exchange between Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger in The Patriot
- The way Tom Cruise yells "Shoot me!" in The Last Samurai
- The entire trailer of Birdman
- "I had to go see about a girl" in Good Will Hunting
- "Fuck you, Science" from 21 Jump Street
- When Ed Norton breaks down crying at the end of American History X
- "I may not be able to carry the ring for
I love movies because of
- The way Matt Dillion yells 'Fuck' in There's Something About Mary
- "I'm not a child! You're my child!" exchange between Mel Gibson and Heath Ledger in The Patriot
- The way Tom Cruise yells "Shoot me!" in The Last Samurai
- The entire trailer of Birdman
- "I had to go see about a girl" in Good Will Hunting
- "Fuck you, Science" from 21 Jump Street
- When Ed Norton breaks down crying at the end of American History X
- "I may not be able to carry the ring for you, but I can carry you!" from Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
- The 'Reality vs Expectations' scene in (500) Days of Summer
- How happy I was to see Duchovny and Anderson back as Fox and Scully in The X-Files: I Want to Believe
- Mark Wahlberg's great performance in I Heart Huckabees
- The 'Earth Angel' dance scene in Back to the Future
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8:39AM on 06/13/2014
Haha, I love that "F*** You, Science" line from 21 Jump Street.
Haha, I love that "F*** You, Science" line from 21 Jump Street.
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