Friday 5: Cinematic Musings  

Posted by Will Rutherford

In Citizen Kane, the main character’s last word before dying is “Rosebud,” which is discovered later to be the name of a favorite childhood sled. The idea is that this rich, powerful, hated man, in his last moment, finds himself thinking of happy, innocent times. If the film were about your life, what word might you utter in similar sentiment?

Honestly, I don't think I can sum anything like that up in one word.

In Groundhog Day, the main character is forced to live the same day again and again until he has learned to love others and to love himself. If you found yourself in an endless loop, living one day repeatedly until you learned the lesson that was holding you back, what would that lesson be?

Stop hitting on Andie MacDowell

In Freaky Friday, a mother and daughter who have difficulty understanding each other find themselves each living the other’s life (occupying the other’s body and everything!). If this were to happen to you for similar reasons, whose body would you wake up in?

Vince McMahon
In Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones has to jump into an underground room filmed with the one thing that freaks him out: snakes. “Why did it have to be snakes?” he asks. If the movie were about you, what would you see in the underground room?

Republicans

In Sideways, the main character is asked to explain his love for wine made from a certain grape. As he describes the grape, we realizes he is also describing himself, saying that it must be carefully tended and that it is easily damaged. If the film were about you, what passion (hobby, food, collectible, or activity, for example) would you describe and how would you describe it so that you were also describing yourself?

Sandwiches. Deli. Its me, its all there. Take the Monte Christo Sandwich. Complicated to make, easy to mess up and full of a lot of different ingredients. If its done right though, o man, if its done right. Different ways to eat it, thousands of different flavors, al co mingling in new and interesting ways. You can even customize it to a certain extent. Also, the sandwich does magic. *vanishes in a cloud of dust and lettuce.*




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2 comments

Andie is punchable hot. enough drinks and you'd be all over that.

August 8, 2008 at 10:14 AM

@spoon She's like cocaine. You spend all this time trying to get it, and in that time your miserable and angry, then you get it, and its great for about 2 hours, then you wake up naked in an alley smelling like Andie MacDowell and hobo musk.

August 8, 2008 at 10:23 AM

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