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Tuesday, October 02, 2012

entry arrow6:33 AM | What Took You So Long?



Lately, I've been going through some of the seminal films that shaped my GenX young adulthood. And "shaped" they did. I never realized until now that some of "my" philosophies were lifted off these films, including cherished lines that underline my own drama, too. (Josh Charles' speech about "equipment" in Andrew Fleming's Threesome is a particular favorite.) I had no idea that Cameron Crowe's Singles, released in 1992 (when I was still in high school), predicted so much of how I would live now as an adult -- sans Seattle. Sans the video dating thing. Sans the flower delivery/rock thing. Otherwise, I am Campbell Scott. And there are days and nights when I mumble things like, "Work. Work has never been better," to soothe another broken heart -- when all along all I want to do is hope for a miracle to be able to say something like, "What took you so long?

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