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Oh man, I loved Big Trouble in Little China when I was a kid. It also had an evil Raiden!
Truly impeccable taste ;)
Dude it took me two panels to figure it out, but that is freaking awesome. I just rewatched it over the holiday!
My wife and I had this exact conversation when we were first dating ... except that she was the one who had seen Big Trouble in Little China, and the movie I retaliated with was "Bubba Ho-Tep"
bubba hotep....what a riot! i made my wife watch when the wind blows and graveyard of the fireflies back to back...it's been 6 years and she still brings up how i made her cry on purpose by making her watch those.
Mine was the whole Evil Dead trilogy. I couldn't understand how she didn't worship the ground Ash walked on! Of course.... she hates him now. :(
I know I'm commenting on something way old but, this strip reminded me of something I thought I'd finally manage to forget (thanks Scott). A female friend once recomended "The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover" to me, With a hadry "YOU will love this movie". About the same time I encoutered another female friend who I hadn't seen for a long time. The second woman and I had always had some attraction for each other but had never had the chance to explore it ... until that night. She asked me to rent a movie and come by. As the fates would have it, I picked up the movie that my friend had recomended. It was a train wreck. The whole night the woman was looking at me and saying, "so your friend said YOU would really like this movie huh?" oddly enough, the same thing was going through my mind. The evening didn't have a "happy ending".
[...] How to Share a Movie You Love with the Person You Love [...]
Man, you seem to have this worked out...I usually just watch what my girlfriend tells me to without thought of having her match anything of mine. Of course, that's more because I'm likely to choose something like "The Mist" and last time that happened she didn't talk to me for a week... so I learned. hehe
great taste in movies
I've lived through this. I went with the same movie scott picked, and my lady friend went with Princess Bride. We were both allowed to be poo-faced drunk. Win-win situation....
See, Jack Burton isn't the hero, he's the sidekick. He just thinks he's the hero. Half the humor of the movie is tied to this premise. :)
I didn't know what movie you were talking about but I have to applaud your wife for liking "That Touch of Mink", one of my all-time favorites!
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