Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Favorite Movies

I love my movies to be dramatic with just a splash of reality. I LOVE happy endings and can be quite peeved when a movie ends badly. Jeremy would laugh at me and tell me, 'it's like real life..and life doesn't always have a happily ever after'. Yeah well..I go to the movies to ESCAPE real life, not watch a remake of real life on the big screen.

The previews for the feel good, sort of girly-girl movies always intrigue me but I don't usually end up seeing them in the theatre. No, the movies that catch my interest are usually sci-fi, suspense, spy, shot em up, big boom type movies. Or I like movies that are just entertaining..not too deep..just cute and/or funny. Right now I want to see Red, Life as We Know It, Due Date. I have my eye on Skyline and Hereafter. I don't know about those two..but the previews have me curious.

But my go-to favorite movies are:

The Fifth Element. Its a little campy, but I still LOVE it. And the fact that it's a sci-fi, shot em up, big (bada) boom movie WITH a love story WWWIIITTTHH a happy ending?! Yes please.

The Count of Monte Cristo. Great story. I did read the book, its a classic but I love the action of the movie. And the casting was great.

The Matrix. The first movie is my absolute favorite. The others were just ok..as sequels tend to be. Again...sci-fi, suspense, shot em up with a love story. I'm a sucker!

Dude, Where's My Car? That's right, I love this stupid movie. Jeremy and I love to throw out quotes from this movie. AAAAnnndddd then? No and then!

3 comments:

  1. I love girly movies as well, but wouldn't watch them in cinema. It's a waste really: these are the movies meant to be enjoyed in the comfort of your bed/couch with a cup of hot chocolate :P

    I recently saw RED: very good. I can't recommend it enough :)

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  2. are you aware that the city for which I work is the EXACT location of Dude, Where's My Car? ALSO the same city as Kicking & Screaming with Will Ferrell and the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
    You need to get here. And bring that boy of yours.

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  3. Jen, it really was?! Wonder if we could find out where the Chinese food place is and go through..lol

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