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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby Dr. McCoy » 02 Apr 2010, 13:05

k.k. wrote:Good Will Hunting is one of my favorite movies of all-time. I just love the scene at the end of this clip where Will delivers the famous "how do ya like them apples?!..." line. The whole scene where it starts back in the univ bar is classic though.

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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby TwoTongues » 02 Apr 2010, 13:23

That's one of the scenes I dislike the most, though I think Damon (Matt Damon!) did a great job acting it. It was a set-up scene.

We make fun of horror movie writing when the scantily clad lass walks trembling into the dark bloody room only to be karate chopped with a machete as lame and predictable, I think this is similar here (weirdly) - they set up the twat preppy smart ass and then Damon's so smart to know the actual books and quotations - it ends with him showing physicality - his "blue collar Bostonian" toughness. In a movie that's all about writing (as opposed to say "I know Kung Fu"), that seemed like kinda predictably lame writing to me.

Whole scene doesn't ring true to me. Unlike the scene with Robin Williams where Damon (Matt Damon!) makes the wrong remark about Willliams's wife, and Williams takes a stand from his strong-but-passive demeanor, in which everything deflected off of him. Not quite as predictable (as was Williams's demeanor - not really predictable).
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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby Dougster » 11 Apr 2010, 01:45

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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby Dr. McCoy » 11 Apr 2010, 09:44


By the way, last week Pooch Cafe had a joke about that Good Will Hunting scene. It was funny. The dog said, "I don't like apples. I'm a dog."
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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby hardball » 11 Apr 2010, 09:51

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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby Dr. McCoy » 11 Apr 2010, 10:02

That's funny.

I like the old slapstick Woody.
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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby ThreadKiller » 11 Apr 2010, 20:31

In the first four minutes of this clip, Jessica Lange remembers childhood abuse in the movie adaptation of A Thousand Acres (Jane Smiley's reworking of King Lear).



Possibly a bit of overacting here. But I was quite moved by this movie and always remembered this scene. I love Jennifer Jason Lee. Love Jessica Lange. Love Michelle Pfeiffer.
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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby Dr. McCoy » 18 Apr 2010, 22:20

I found it. One of our family movies we watched together when I was a kid and we all liked that line at the end where she says, "My back is wet." (About 4:40 into the video.)

All the heated PC IP discussion reminded me of it. You can see the whole movie on Youtube, I would recommend it to anyone who hasn't caught it.
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Re: favourite movie moments!

Postby Charlie Jack » 20 Apr 2010, 23:18

"John has a long mustache," scene from The Longest Day.

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Re: favourite movie moments!

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