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Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

Posted on: March 12, 2008 1:59 pm
 

Now I have to be honest.  I love a good action flick.  And I even like a good horror movie every now and again (different kind of movie, Spitzer!).  But is there anything better than a good ol' fashioned chick flick, filled with Kleenex moments, a plot so thin it makes Kate Moss look bloated, and every stereotype of homely girl meets Prince Charming and they live happiliy ever after as a result of one single longing stare, followed by a searingly  hot kiss that would melt any ice princesses heart, cue the music, and this baby is almost in the can... and cut!!

For me, I love tear jerkers, sad and happy endings, passionate kisses before the credits, cute guys dumping the beauty and the bee itch for the proper girl with the morals (even if the starlet playing the role is on her 3 stint in rehab - this is fantasy here).  I would name the following as some of my favorites:

  1. Titanic
  2. Terms of Endearment
  3. PS I Love You
  4. Pearl Harbor
  5. Hope Floats
  6. Pretty Woman
  7. Unfaithfully Yours
  8. and many more....

Now I want to know from you real men on this board.  Are you closet chick flick lovers or do you just go along so we ladies will think you have a soft underbelly?  I am betting there are some guys who secretly love chick flicks.....sort of a chick flick Rick so to speak.

So what are your favorites boys....don't be bashful....I know you have a soft underbelly.....

tell AV all about it.....

 

Comments

Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: March 12, 2008 4:50 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

thats right it doesnt have to be between a man and woman or even between lovers. It could be between father and son, mother and daughter, brother and sister and so on.

Take War of the Worlds for instance. The latest one with Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning. A story about a fathers love for his children and the bond between a brother and sister.




Since: Aug 16, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2008 4:44 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

You are reaching on 2001 as homosexual.....



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: March 12, 2008 4:42 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

He didn't mention they couldn't be homosexual; Platoon, 2001, & Stand By Me.



Since: Aug 16, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2008 4:39 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

But seriuosly all movies have some kind of romantic undertones to them including action flicks. I would challenge you to name some of the greats that dont have some sort of love story involved. Name a movie and I will tell you the love story in it. If i have seen the movie.

Platoon

2001 A Space Odyssey

Stand By Me




Since: Mar 21, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2008 4:23 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

I happen to agree with everything cubansajoke said.  I'm a little verklept in fact.



Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: March 12, 2008 3:59 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

Are you kidding? My mother took me to see some of those movies.

But seriuosly all movies have some kind of romantic undertones to them including action flicks. I would challenge you to name some of the greats that dont have some sort of love story involved. Name a movie and I will tell you the love story in it. If i have seen the movie.




Since: Aug 16, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2008 3:43 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

cubansajoke,

I have to ask....did your mother beat you when you were young?  Your idea of love and romance has a serious action theme to it.

Now I do agree with you on one thing, Senior Drill Instructor Hartman is a lover not a fighter.  "This is my rifle, this is my gun, this is for fighting and this is for fun."  I love the trip to Parris Isle.




Since: Aug 16, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2008 3:35 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

Thanks for the honesty Canada.  I always suspected you were a softy....and we women think that's sweet.

AV




Since: Feb 21, 2008
Posted on: March 12, 2008 3:18 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

Well AV, I am a sucker for a good story.  Many films that are geared to the female of our species just simply have a good story, therefore, I enjoy them.  Some my my personal faves are:

Love Actually, Notting Hill,  Pay it Forward, Stealing Home (Jody Foster & Mark Harmon)

They all tug at the heartstrings and provide a good escape from the real world for a little while.

 




Since: Feb 18, 2008
Posted on: March 12, 2008 3:01 pm
 

Guilty Pleasures...time to come clean boys

lets see here. these are in no particular order.

Armaggedon- Affleck and Tyler were adorable. Plus the man love between Affleck and Willis was moving.

Transformers-Fox and Labuff love connection

Speed- Reeves and Bullock love connection. it will never work out though.

Terminator- Sara Conner and the dude from the future make a baby that will save mankind.

Die Hard- Jon Mclane trying to save his marriage and ends up being "the right man in the wrong place at the right time".

Mad Max-do i really need to explain? the first one was about love the others were about vengence

The Matrix- "the oracle said i would fall in love with the chosen one"

True Lies- A married couple trying to rekindle the romance.

Robocop- A murdered cop turned into a robot tries to remember his family.

and of course

Full Metal Jacket-"me love you long time" that is so sweet!



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