Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Hello and welcome to the famous blog theme/meme/whatever it really is MOVE CLIP WEDNESDAY! Started by Boxer sometime ago I've been given the keys to the city and it's been a ticker tape parade of great theme's ever since. Well, as long as you're asking me anyway. Most of you know how it works but if you're new here (for which I greatly thank you) here's how it works. A theme is picked each week. You choose a movie to fit the theme and find a clip, preferably three minutes or less, and post it on your blog. Announce in the comment section of this post that you are up and we'll come and pay you a visit. It's simple really. If you are looking for the theme it's usually posted under the MCW banner on the right side of my drivel by Thursday
This could have gone a lot of ways for me. There are the obvious choices of Stand by Me and The Breakfast Club. Ferris Bueller also can fit this category. My unabashed love for Diane Lane could have made me pick The Outsiders or even the underrated Six Pack. However, just picking a movie because I want a Diane Lane clip seems to be a little on the creepy side. Even for me. When I saw this category suggested by Moi I immediately went back to my youth and remembered a great movie. I remember going to it with Shoey. It was a big deal because Shoey's dad actually let him go to a movie on a school night. That just never happened. The night when we returned home, Shoey's dad asked him what the movie was about. Shoey replied "It's about a kid who can't figure out what he wants to do with his life and get's a bunch of shit from his dad. Just like me." Classic answer and I never forgot it. There are some good Shoey stories out there that all of us Malta boys know about Shoe and his dad that might be worth telling someday. I'll have to think on that.
Without further ado, I present to you the 1979 classic Breaking Away. Enjoy and thanks for playing. Incidently, Shoey turned out just fine. Graduated from Montana State and went on to get his MBA at Gonzaga, so, he figured out what he wanted to do. He made his dad Jim proud before Jim left us much to soon.
Thanks for playing. I'll have another theme that I probably didn't choose up by Thursday under the MCW banner. Enjoy.