When I was 18, there was nothing I loved more than Pink Floyd. I had all of their albums. I knew all of the songs. I read books on them. I knew each of the members names, what they played, how they were raised, what their background was, etc. I knew of the feud between Roger Waters and the rest of the band. I knew the back stories of each album.
I wanted a Pink Floyd tattoo.
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I have this problem.
I can talk freely and openly about things I hate. I don’t know why, but it’s easier for me to outline my hatred on things. I suppose I was a born hater. If someone asks me why I hate something I can write for hours.
Ask me why I love something and I freeze up.
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I’m always shocked when I see something that is universally loved and I cannot fathom why. I always feel like there are some redeeming factors or traits that I’ve missed. Maybe I saw it at the wrong time of my life. Who knows. Maybe it’s like the He-Man factor.
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Those of you who know me know that I make a big deal every year over my birthday.
In the past, I’ve had scavenger hunts, recreated The World’s End, camped at the National Aquarium, gone on road trips, and other exciting things.
My mom started this tradition unwittingly. You see, there was something on my birthday that I was allowed to do that I wasn’t on any other day.
I was allowed to rent Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure.
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1985 was an amazing year for cinema. So many fantastic movies, both cult and mainstream came out. Rocky IV, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, The Goonies, The Breakfast Club, and The Color Purple were all among the top 20 grossing films of the year. However, there was a juggernaut that beat all other movies at the box office that year. The movie was nonsensical, racist, and just not great. But, audiences LOVED it. This movie was Back to the Future.
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Last summer, when the news came out about Robin Williams’s death, I (like many others) was heartbroken. He had been such a part of my childhood and adolescence. Everyone mentioned that their favorite movie of his had been Aladdin, or Dead Poets Society, or one of the many, many others in which he starred. One movie that did not get the love it deserved, however, was The Fisher King.
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I love big, dumb action movies. Sue me. I love to watch faceless guys get mowed down in a hail of machine gun fire whilst uttering Wilhelm screams. I love sneering heroes and cowardly villains. My brother and I may have watched The Running Man until the tape broke in our VCR. Revenge and retribution are always fun ways to spend an hour and a half.
Lately, Hollywood seems to have steered away from the pure action movie. They seem less inclined to invest in a movie where stuff blows up that doesn’t have a super hero in it. Audiences apparently want more depth in their films. Maybe what audiences need is Marion Cobretti.
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