Why I Love Movies - Chapter XII
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 Roger Ebert scripting this scene from BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS.
Because of the brutal cliff jump sequence in LONE SURVIVOR.
Because of the existence of drive-ins, dollar theaters, and midnight movies.
Because of Ewen Bremner in THE RUNDOWN.
Because of Kathleen Turner in ROMANCING THE STONE.
Because of James Caan in ALIEN NATION.
Because this is what we all are as compared to Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Because of the computer in WARGAMES.
Because of Michael Caine in JAWS: THE REVENGE.
Because of Dolph Lundgren's final one-liner in I COME IN PEACE
Because of this train car of knuckleheads.
Because there is a studio released film with the title OCTOPUSSY.
Because of Jamie Lee Curtis' pole dance in TRUE LIES.
Because of Michael Keaton versus the vacuum cleaner in MR. MOM.
Because of Quicksilver in X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST.
Because of the creepy ass phone call from THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES
Because of the skillful way Catherine Zeta-Jones gets through lasers in ENTRAPMENT.
Because of Christopher Lambert's accent in HIGHLANDER.
Because of this immortal moment from SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT PART 2
Because of the rose petal dream from AMERICAN BEAUTY.
Stay tuned every other week for more reasons Why I Love Movies! In the meantime, we WANT TO HEAR YOUR OWN REASONS below!!