Sunday, February 14, 2010

"All of Life's Riddles Are Answered in the Movies"

The other devastatingly handsome blogger named Stephen (from Post Apocalyptic Bohemian) tagged me on a movie meme. The rules are...

“Share three classic movie moments that have, in some shape or form, made you buy things, do things, think things that perhaps you shouldn't have.”

So many to choose from, but here is a random sampling of three, in no particular order...

1) Scarlett's "I'll Worry About That Tomorrow" mantra in "Gone with the Wind"...

Why? When things get rough in my life, I often follow Scarlett's lead, deny anything is wrong and convince myself that I'll definitely deal with it tomorrow. That is, if it hasn't gone away on its own. (Note: This rarely works in my favor. Ever.)

Scarlett may have lost Rhett Butler, but she procrastinated and at the end, she has Tara, while I'm in a basement apartment with curtains that don't necessarily lend themselves to being taken out of the window and worn into town.

An attempt was made to make my curtains into a dress, but the result was... Yeah...

If you think it looks bad on here, imagine what it looked like on me! If your stomach can take the mental image, that is.

2) The dance audition at the beginning of "All That Jazz"...

Why? For all the times I've watched that scene and then actually attended a dance call! Where I stood in the front during the combination!

But when I'm cut, I always say what the two girls in the movie say right after they're cut from the audition...
First Dancer:
"Fuck him! He never picks me!"

Second Dancer:
"Honey, I DID fuck him, and he never picks me, either!"

3) My favorite Brenda Vaccaro moment (How often do you read THAT line?!?) in "Zorro, the Gay Blade"...

Why? This is the scene where Brenda screams, "Thank God for small favors!" in reference to her tits. It's hysterical. And I believed her. But in real life, physical "small favors" are...?

Well, they're hysterical, but more in the "laughing at you" way than the "laughing with you."


Thanks to Stephen for tagging me. Instead of tagging anyone, I'll leave it open for anyone to take up the challenge. Just let me know when you post your answers.

P.S. Yes, it's a stretch to call anything in "Zorro, the Gay Blade" a "classic movie moment," but I wanted to send my girl Brenda some love. Cut me some slack.

1 comment:

Stephen said...

Well done, young man. Inspired choices. I never get tired of ALL THAT JAZZ & I am with you on loving Brenda.
You are an inslired & original blogger & o appreciate you!