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Why I Love Movies - Chapter XIII

07.25.2014
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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 XIII

I love movies...

Because of the opening crawl to THE DARK CRYSTAL

Because of the Necronomicon from THE EVIL DEAD

Because of Michael McKean in CLUE

Because of Johnny Five in the chase scene from SHORT CIRCUIT 2

Because of the full version of John Woo's RED CLIFF

Because of Michael Clarke Duncan in THE GREEN MILE

Because of Michael Clarke Duncan in THE SLAMMIN' SALMON

Because of Jean-Claude Van Damme playing goalie in SUDDEN DEATH

Because of the poo sniffing scene in THE LAST EMPEROR

Because of Richard E. Grant in WITHNAIL AND I

Because the movie HACHI: A DOG'S TALE made me cry like a baby

Because so did MARLEY & ME

Because the movie SPACE CAMP both terrified me and made me want to be an astronaut even more

Because of Alyssa Milano in DOUBLE DRAGON

Because of Tommy Lee Jones in COBB

Because of the dinner announcement in HAUNTED HONEYMOON

Because of the ridiculousness that is Gary Oldman in TIPTOES

Because of Robert Patrick in anything

Because of Geena Davis in TRANSYLVANIA 6-5000

Because I know Peter Jackson will make another film as amazing as HEAVENLY CREATURES

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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8:54AM on 07/25/2014
Because when Piggy said "I've got the Conch!" and a rock came down on his head my family gasped and cried.
Because Cap said "on your left" lapping Sam Wilson.
Because Raoul Silva may be the best Bond villain ever in Skyfall.
Because "When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. " in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
Because of Chris Isaak singing "Baby did a bad bad thing" in Eyes Wide Shut.
Because of Sandra Bullock in The Proposal.
Because Terrance Malick lets the scenery become a
Because when Piggy said "I've got the Conch!" and a rock came down on his head my family gasped and cried.
Because Cap said "on your left" lapping Sam Wilson.
Because Raoul Silva may be the best Bond villain ever in Skyfall.
Because "When the legend becomes fact, print the legend. " in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
Because of Chris Isaak singing "Baby did a bad bad thing" in Eyes Wide Shut.
Because of Sandra Bullock in The Proposal.
Because Terrance Malick lets the scenery become a part of the story, even if it slows his movies to a crawl.
Because Jack Nicholson's Joker did a Jack Palance impersonation with " Remember... you... are my number one... guy! "
Because Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins were cast in the Bounty.
Because of De Niro's part in Silver Linings Playbook seemed so real.
Because Meryl Streep kills every role she's ever played with perfection.
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8:47AM on 07/25/2014
Hachiko reminds us how loyal dogs are.Ten years, every day.He wen`t and waited for his master at the train station.Unaware that his master would never arrive because he had passed away.The residents of Tokyo voted to have a statute made in Hachiko honor after he had passed away.It sits waiting at the entrance to the train station to this day.Futurama honored Hachiko - [link] .You my now get teary eyed. ">
Hachiko reminds us how loyal dogs are.Ten years, every day.He wen`t and waited for his master at the train station.Unaware that his master would never arrive because he had passed away.The residents of Tokyo voted to have a statute made in Hachiko honor after he had passed away.It sits waiting at the entrance to the train station to this day.Futurama honored Hachiko - [link] .You my now get teary eyed.
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7:38AM on 07/25/2014
I love movies because:
The entire third act of Peter Jackson's Dead Alive
When Tony Stark saw the news on TV and got pissed and then went on to his platform to suit up Iron Man Mark 3 armor in Iron Man.
Need For Speed the movie; it reminds of Smokey and The Bandit meets Cannonball meets Death Race and proves that practical stunts/effects is still the best.
Bruce Banner overlooks his wife's grave and walks away along with somber music in the background and then end credits rolled in TV
I love movies because:
The entire third act of Peter Jackson's Dead Alive
When Tony Stark saw the news on TV and got pissed and then went on to his platform to suit up Iron Man Mark 3 armor in Iron Man.
Need For Speed the movie; it reminds of Smokey and The Bandit meets Cannonball meets Death Race and proves that practical stunts/effects is still the best.
Bruce Banner overlooks his wife's grave and walks away along with somber music in the background and then end credits rolled in TV Movie The Incredible Hulk (which I think was actually a pilot).
Alien Queen tore Bishop's body in half in Aliens.
Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve in Deathtrap.
George C. Scott in The Changeling, Patton and The Exorcist 3.
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