Films: The Way It Is
While choosing a film to watch, please remember the following rules (you can thank me later)*:
1. The Thin Red Line must never, ever be watched as it is THE WORST FILM OF ALL TIME and it will be 171 minutes of your life that you will never get back. 2. Action films must be watched on Friday and Saturday nights, with the volume turned waaayyy up. Sub-rule: James Bond films must be seen with your dad, if available (an older uncle is an acceptable substitute). All dads/uncles must say that (a) Sean Connery is the best Bond (this is true) and (b) Ursula Andress is the best Bond girl (this is not true—it’s Barbara Bach from The Spy Who Loved Me). 3. All horror films must be watched at night, with the lights out. No exceptions. 4. Comedies must be watched on weeknights, or on Saturday mornings. Sub-rule: when watching Withnail and I, the greatest comedy of all, do not play the drinking game. You will die. 5. Historical epics (Spartacus, El Cid, Lawrence of Arabia) are reserved for Saturday and Sunday afternoons. A bowl of bonbons or tea and biscuits are optional. Sub-rule: » Continue Reading.