Tag, you’re it

7 Mar

A movie meme, courtesy of Byzantium:

1. Name a movie that you have seen more than 10 times.

Monty Python & The Holy Grail.

2. Name a movie that you’ve seen multiple times in the theater.

Star Wars (Ep 3)

3. Name an actor that would make you more inclined to see a movie.

Ben Stiller

4. Name an actor that would make you less likely to see a movie.

Rob Schneider

5. Name a movie that you can and do quote from.

Borat (Great success!)

6. Name a movie musical that you know all of the lyrics to all of the songs.

Guys & Dolls

7. Name a movie that you have been known to sing along with.

My Fair Lady.

8. Name a movie that you would recommend everyone see.

Midnight Run

9. Name a movie that you own.

Lord of the Rings

10. Name an actor that launched his/her entertainment career in another medium but who has surprised you with his/her acting chops.

Jennifer Hudson

11. Have you ever seen a movie in a drive-in? If so, what?

Never

12. Ever made out in a movie?

Sure

13. Name a movie that you keep meaning to see but just haven’t yet gotten around to it.

Amelie

14. Ever walked out of a movie?

Yes, but I can’t recall which one

15. Name a movie that made you cry in the theater.

Schindler’s List

16. Popcorn?

Medium. With butter. Or butter-like substance.

17. How often do you go to the movies (as opposed to renting them or watching them at home)?

Maybe twice a year.

18. What’s the last movie you saw in the theater?

Night at the Museum

19. What’s your favorite/preferred genre of movie?

Good comedy

20. What’s the first movie you remember seeing in the theater?

No idea, but it was probably a Disney revival at the theater on Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains that used to be across from Pedigree ski shop

21. What movie do you wish you had never seen?

Dune. That’s about 3 hours of my life I’ll never get back.

22. What is the weirdest movie you enjoyed?

Swimming to Cambodia. (A Spalding Gray monologue)

23. What is the scariest movie you’ve seen?

The Shining (Hello Danny. Come and play with us. Come and play with us, Danny. Forever… and ever… and ever.)

24. What is the funniest movie you’ve seen?

Monty Python & the Meaning of Life (I was literally on the floor during the Mr. Creosote scene)

Maître d’: Ah, good afternoon, sir; and how are we today?
Mr Creosote: Better.
Maître d’: Better?
Mr Creosote: Better get a bucket. I’m going to throw up.

5 Responses to “Tag, you’re it”

  1. BobCat March 7, 2007 at 4:24 pm #

    Answers:

    The best in every category: To Kill A Mockingbird

    Present at 1500 drive-in movies, But never saw one of them due to steam on windows.

    Answer to #24: “Bucket for Monsieur?”

  2. steve March 7, 2007 at 5:35 pm #

    Too busy defending conservatism to answer them all, but #24?

    Young Frankenstein (although a nod to all things Python)

    Dr. Frankenstein: Igor, would you help me with the bags.
    Igor: Certainly. You take the blonde, I’ll take the one in the turbin.

    Or this…

    Inga: In other words, his veins, his feet, his hands, his organs would all have to be increased in size.
    Dr. Frankenstein: Exactly.
    Inga: He would have an enormous schwanz-stucke.
    Dr. Frankenstein: That goes without saying.
    Inga: Oof!
    Igor: He’s going to be very popular.

    The scene with Gene Hackman (blind man) and the late Peter Boyle (the creature) sharing a cigar,

  3. Eric P. March 7, 2007 at 7:13 pm #

    RE: #23

    The only really truly scary part in The Shining was when his wife found the manuscript of the “book” he had been working on.

  4. Dave March 7, 2007 at 10:53 pm #

    1. Name a movie that you have seen more than 10 times.

    Richard III, with Ian McKellen

    2. Name a movie that you’ve seen multiple times in the theater.

    Several, most recently the Pirates of the Carribean sequal.

    3. Name an actor that would make you more inclined to see a movie.

    Johnny Depp

    4. Name an actor that would make you less likely to see a movie.

    Jack Black

    5. Name a movie that you can and do quote from.

    Young Frankenstein

    6. Name a movie musical that you know all of the lyrics to all of the songs.

    The Music Man

    7. Name a movie that you have been known to sing along with.

    Rocky Horror Picture Show

    8. Name a movie that you would recommend everyone see.

    Fly Away Home (I was an extra – watch for the scene where I get to shove an M-16 into Anna Paquin’s back)

    9. Name a movie that you own.

    Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle

    10. Name an actor that launched his/her entertainment career in another medium but who has surprised you with his/her acting chops.

    Will Smith

    11. Have you ever seen a movie in a drive-in? If so, what?

    Hundreds, most recently ‘Cars’ with my kids.

    12. Ever made out in a movie?

    Yup

    13. Name a movie that you keep meaning to see but just haven’t yet gotten around to it.

    Borat

    14. Ever walked out of a movie?

    No. If I have to pay $8 to get in, I’m watching the whole thing if it kills me.

    15. Name a movie that made you cry in the theater.

    E.T. (The scene where Drew Barrymore watches ET’s defibrillation always gets me).

    16. Popcorn?

    Nachos

    17. How often do you go to the movies (as opposed to renting them or watching them at home)?

    Once every couple of months

    18. What’s the last movie you saw in the theater?

    Happy Feet

    19. What’s your favorite/preferred genre of movie?

    Comedy

    20. What’s the first movie you remember seeing in the theater?

    My first movie was at a local drive-in; Mom took me to see the Flintstones movie.

    21. What movie do you wish you had never seen?

    Ace Ventura, Pet Detective.

    22. What is the weirdest movie you enjoyed?

    Tie between ‘Brazil’ and ‘Fear and Loathing’

    23. What is the scariest movie you’ve seen?

    The Birds.

    24. What is the funniest movie you’ve seen?

    A Fish Called Wanda (It’s K-K-K-Ken c-c-c-coming to k-k-k-kill me! )

  5. Clouseau March 8, 2007 at 3:28 pm #

    “Made out” can be broadly defined of course but if one answers no to #11, wouldn’t that exclude a positive answer to #12?

    Unless you frequent the kind of theater that Pee-Wee can be found in.

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