Monday, August 13, 2007
I think I've unintentionally figured something out.
This kid came into the office and put an advanced movie screening flyer on everyone's desk this afternoon. I picked it up. Samuel Jackson and Josh Hartnett (yum!) in a boxing movie called "Resurrecting the Champ".
Another sports movie???
- How many basketball movies can you watch before the slow-motioned-beat-the-buzzer-game-point-shot-that-cinches-the-victory loses it's appeal?
- How many damn baseball teams can go from zeros to heros with a couple of great locker-room speeches?
- How many boxing movies can you see before you're able to truly convince yourself that whatever K.O. experienced is NOT the final match?
How do people get to keep making movies like this??? How do you pitch yet another sports movie to a studio with confidence????
But to the men that watch them they aren't.
Ya'll thought y'all were slick too, huh?
We want to be Pretty Woman just like y'all wanna win the Superbowl.
(Although our movies are usually centered around getting the guy