Shirley Valentine: Hello Wall
Bridesmaids Police Quote Meme
“This episode was poorly written!”
“I did not use the Excalibur Test!”
this movie’s moment of silence, the most astonishing 30 seconds of fictional film.
“People Explode. Natural Causes”
“Jayzuz Criest Another Gawddamm Jonestown!”
in a movie set 10 years before that happened and recreated scenes from the Charlie Manson Family documentary, which meant in the movie, under 20 deaths compared to over a 1,000. but – remember – the movie was set 10 years before Jonestown and was made in the 1990, a spin off of sorts from the Freddy Kreuger Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise.
A support in the Teen Team to be killed plays lead in this poorly researched horror of cults and religion coming back for you.
Dracula: once a Fearful Predator: by the 60s comedy and the 70s Sploitation.
1980 Frank Langella brings the gothic romance and finally, a vampire you want to you bite you:
Merchants of Death: MOD Squad
“a ten cent drunk”
“No no no no Yes no no no no yes, no no no nono no YEESSS”
Also: the Stand Up Philosopher Scene.
Bunny Slippers and Popcorn
Not my Planet MonkeyBoy
Because when you know what rosebud is and it ain’t the sled. in the movie, it’s that Mother Love, and in the subtext, it was Hearst’ nickname for her clitoris. She also loved puzzles.
DW Griffith in the silent era: The Chinese Buddhist loves the Brit, but he had to be played by a white man otherwise too scandalous to show what is being told…..barbarians in the audience … smiling makes the face ache… meanwhile, Denzel Washington Shakespeare to make the point about the Much Ado not being made. sadly, these types of movies didn’t continue.
“you can shovel shit, can’t you?”
Some movie scenes are so iconic, you don’t need to quote or name them.
Other movies teach us lessons, like rounding, fractions…social values
“I’m the boss, don’t you think people will miss me?”
“Do the voices in my head bother you?”
Movies who’s titles High Concepted or encapsulated “11”
pink bunny slippers and the Respect Speech.
“consider this a divorce” gunshot… ah… hello audience? clue to audience….
targets and audiences… how a line sounds depends also on the ears.
Casting and Cameos, in genre jokes… meta entertainments…
self referential, expose and exposure, critique couched in comedy, the Censor Workarounds
acronyms and what they mean vs what people think that they mean
“gentlemen, you can’t fight in here, it’s the War room!”
language skills and articulations
Quest for Fire had languages invented for it.
People using language for the worst purpose: greed and violence.
Filmmakers and their context, and their commentary…
Movies are also a way to comment on the present by putting commentary into the past.
sexuality and freedom of expression and speech. made now, but set back then, when all the queer stories ended in death of one, usually to make the survivor return to the safety of heterosexuality.. how brave to make a statement and then bury it. gay for pay and straight movie watchers, vs made by with and for queers.
very few movies tackled the issues in the context of now (well, when they where made, that now that was the then) true enough and true stories rendered unto fiction. gay for pay.
comedy from take my wife and airplane food, to observational with swearing, to confessional therapy… it’s time to return to funny, subversive and inclusive commentary
referential rather than reverential or even stuck in that zero sum circle jerk dynamic of a picking on pecking order.
something that just proves how boring hetero-normative is when even knowing there’s other options is apparently, all one needs to know.
the world is war weary and we need to work and play well together, but it’s already probably too late.
some movies are better warnings than others…. context is king