Saturday night at 8’0’clock, I know where I’m gonna go-o-o
Really? 8’o’clock Saturday? After having fun all day?
I’m’a gonna pick my baby up and take her to a picture show
Well, it’s a sweet idea, but I’m married. We don’t really ‘do’ the whole corny-cheesy-dating thing any more.
Everybody in the neighbourhood is dressing up to be there too-oo-oo-OO-OOOOOooo
Wrong again – they’re home with their kids or out down the pub getting sloshed. The younger ones are tarting up and going out clubbing.
And we’re gonna have a ball; just like we always do
Can’t we just snuggle on the sofa and watch a DVD? That’d do, wouldn’t it? Whaddya mean my blogging gets in the way? We’ve watched movies recently…haven’t we?
Well I used to watch movies, avidly.
I think between us, Husby and I have one of the most extensive collections of anyone I know. But we just don’t make time for them any more. They gather dust.
They’re shelved and abandoned and ignored.
But I’ll revitalise a few of my faves via the music which I loved best in them. Then we’ll all be happy.
Especially seeing as everyone who’s come round on a TMT probably knows already that my quintessential ‘soundtrack piece’ from my whole LIFE was ‘I Get Around’ by the Beach Boys from Flight of the Navigator.
So I’ll try for something different.
The hilariously re-told story of The Scarlet Letter (done almost as slickly-cleverly as Ten Things I Hate About You was a re-telling of The Taming Of The Shrew) brought me this never-before-heard nugget.
I completely adore the tenderness, brilliance, comedy, heartbreak and wonder of Love Actually, and this scene combines a long-time-favourite carol with possibly the most touching scene I can recall. And it gets me. Right there. Every time.
Whilst I love most Bond films, for me Pierce Brosnan *is* 007, and this is perhaps my favourite of his movies. The opening sequences are always stunning.
I only saw this once, and that was enough, but this scene in particular left a MASSIVE impression on me – the gruesome juxtaposition of such a fun, light-hearted song with what occurs…mindblowingly good cinema.
Very much a comedy as well, but absolutely MARVELLOUSLY done, and with the following scene which manages to re-hash a very over-used piece in an utterly hilarious way. Again with juxtaposition and this time, absolute perfection.
And finally, (because isn’t the end of a movie always so much better when there’s a little, added extra?) I’ll make it be so.
P.S. As a super-special added bonus feature – I just discovered where that bratty Syphylissa got to when she left me (I was so pleased to see the back of her! No more doll porn on my computer!) – she’s only gone and TURNED UP IN AMERICA!
Watch out, USA – nothing is safe any more…