Friday Fives

1. What’s a casual saying that got so popular because it was said in a movie?
The first thing that comes to mind is from Schwarzenegger – “Asta La Vista, Baby

2. What movie should never have been made?
Pirates of the Carribean number 4 and 5. No one needs more movies based on an amusement park ride.

3. What book/play should be made into a movie?
It would be interesting to see someone try to make “The Sellout” into a film. It won the Booker prize last year and is quite offensive, profane and has more than a bit of some racially biting satire.

4. What movie utilized a song to its fullest potential?
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

5. If you were a Gotham villain, how would you piss off Batman?
The scab picker terrifies the city with his pickin’s and Batman must stop him with “Bat Bandages.”

3 Replies to “Friday Fives”

  1. 1) “Get busy liviin’ or get busy dying.” -Shawshank Redemption

    2) Freddy Got Fingered. Star Wars I, II, III.

    3) The Long Walk by Stephen King.

    4) Twist and Shout from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.

    5) No matter which villain I am, I would take a large portion of all my ill-gotten treasures and donate them to a variety of Bruce Wayne’s charities. This would , in return, send the already-tortured soul of Batman into an inevitable and irretrievable state of ethical confusion and moral dilemma.

  2. 1. While by no means recent, when I hear the phrase “show me the money,” I’m inclined to run screaming away from who ever said it.

    2. (The complete filmography of Nicole Kidman)

    3. “The Yiddish Policemen’s Union,” by Michael Chabon has a lot of elements to make a dystopian thriller.

    4. American Girl from the Silence of the Lambs.

    5. I would stick my finger in his ear. Annoying, right?

  3. 1) “Make my day”, I don’t think people really get why or what he was saying when he said that.

    2) The constant remakes of movies that were good the first time. Particularly the 1998 remake of “Psycho” shit for shot and line for line by Van Zant. Seriously how do you call yourself a filmmaker if you copy someone else’s movie exactly?


    4) “Don’t you”, by the Simple Minds in The Breakfast Club.

    5) I would copy everything he has. He has a bat suit, I’d have a fat suit! He has a batmobile, I’d have a fatmobile! He get so mad at everything I copy from him. Fatman will destroy you!

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