Stephe, I guess it was our week.

<div style="float:left; border: 1px solid #000000; padding:5px; background-color:#fff; margin-right:10px; margin-bottom:10px;"><a href="http://www.schadenfreude.net/upload/2007/05/schadenfreudenet_reader_i_aint_1/-Lethal1.php" onclick="window.open('http://www.schadenfreude.net/upload/2007/05/schadenfreudenet_reader_i_aint_1/-Lethal1.php', 'popup', 'widthU0,heightA2,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0' ); return false"><img src="http://www.schadenfreude.net/upload/2007/05/schadenfreudenet_reader_i_aint_1/-Lethal1-thumb.JPG" width="130" height="97" alt="-Lethal1.JPG"/></a></div>A long time ago I posted about my old tradition of "the chill-out movie." The movies me and my friends would pop in every day after school. We would have records for the number of times we watched certain movies. Richard held the ultimate record by watching <em>Summer School</em> 45 times. I had a 35x <em>Ghostbusters</em> record and <em>Lethal Weapon</em> clocked in around 27x, just behind <em>Fletch</em>. I not only have the lines memorized but even the music cues. It's brilliant, the structure, the dialogue, the characters, I love it like crazy. It's directed by Richard Donner, a man who had a huge effect on my life because of two other movies he directed, <em>Superman</em>, and now, finally, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superman_II:_The_Richard_Donner_Cut"><em>Superman II.</em></a> He also directed <em>The Goonies</em> and <em>The Omen</em> which makes a fun double-feature.
<div style="float:left; border: 1px solid #000000; padding:5px; background-color:#fff; margin-right:10px; margin-bottom:10px;"><a href="http://www.schadenfreude.net/upload/2007/05/schadenfreudenet_reader_i_aint_1/-Lethal2.php" onclick="window.open('http://www.schadenfreude.net/upload/2007/05/schadenfreudenet_reader_i_aint_1/-Lethal2.php', 'popup', 'widthU0,heightA2,scrollbars=no,resizable=no,toolbar=no,directories=no,location=no,menubar=no,status=no,left=0,top=0' ); return false"><img src="http://www.schadenfreude.net/upload/2007/05/schadenfreudenet_reader_i_aint_1/-Lethal2-thumb.JPG" width="130" height="97" alt="-Lethal2.JPG"/></a></div> <br>Shane Black, the writer, is responsible for the kickass <em>Last Boy Scout</em>, the underrated<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116908/quotes"><em>Long Kiss Goodnight</em></a>, a wonderful dark comedy called <em>Kiss Kiss Bang Bang</em>, and many many awful screenplays I wrote in College. Well last week at the Samuel Goldwyn theatre they did a screening of Lethal Weapon, which I hadn't seen in ten years. They had a huge panel which included both of the above-mentioned heroes, and I got to meet them. If only I could've taken a page from Schmidt's book and had Donner sign a copy of <em>The Toy.</em> I rarely froth at this sort of thing, rarely glow, but all the way home I was like a teenage girl who just met Paul McCartney in 1965.<br><br>The coolest thing besides all that, fifteen minutes into the movie Riggs and Murtaugh are standing SIX BLOCKS FROM WHERE I LIVE! I expected there to be some places I recognized now, but I didn't expect them to be six blocks from the <a href="http://www.schadenfreude.net/2007/03/annnnnnd_time.php">crazy-ass KFC</a>. So cool.

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A long time ago I posted about my old tradition of “the chill-out movie.” The movies me and my friends would pop in every day after school. We would have records for the number of times we watched certain movies. Richard held the ultimate record by watching Summer School 45 times. I had a 35x Ghostbusters record and Lethal Weapon clocked in around 27x, just behind Fletch. I not only have the lines memorized but even the music cues. It”s brilliant, the structure, the dialogue, the characters, I love it like crazy. It”s directed by Richard Donner, a man who had a huge effect on my life because of two other movies he directed, Superman, and now, finally, Superman II. He also directed The Goonies and The Omen which makes a fun double-feature.

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Shane Black, the writer, is responsible for the kickass Last Boy Scout, the underratedLong Kiss Goodnight, a wonderful dark comedy called Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and many many awful screenplays I wrote in College. Well last week at the Samuel Goldwyn theatre they did a screening of Lethal Weapon, which オンライン カジノ I hadn”t seen in ten years. They had a huge panel which included both of the above-mentioned heroes, and I got to meet them. If only I could”ve taken a page from Schmidt”s book and had Donner sign a copy of The Toy. I rarely froth at this sort of thing, rarely glow, but all the way home I was like a teenage girl who just met Paul McCartney in 1965.

The coolest thing besides all that, fifteen minutes into the movie Riggs and Murtaugh are standing SIX BLOCKS FROM WHERE I LIVE! I expected there to be some places I recognized now, but I didn”t expect them to be six blocks from the crazy-ass KFC. So cool.

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