The best thing about factory work is that you have plenty of time to think (incidentally this is also the worst thing about factory work). I usually spend a lot of time thinking up song lyrics (it’s so hard to pick my nose/ with my face covered in pantyhose), religion (if Jesus was God, does that mean the Crucifixion was an extremely elaborate suicide?) and human anatomy (I would love to see Hayley on a trampoline).
I also think a lot about blogs. Sometimes I come up with good ideas for future writings and sometimes I just think about ones I’ve already read. Today I spent quite a lot of time thinking about a blog by Ross vs. Ross titled The Top 16 Best Music Gigs in Movies and I couldn’t help but think of about two dozen scenes he failed to mention. Or perhaps he’s just not partial to them as I am.
So here I present you with The Top 26 Best Movie Gigs.
26. Kill Bill (2003) – You know you love it.
25. Velvet Goldmine (1998) – Would have been a lot better without Ewan McGregor’s penis.
24. Winter Passing (2005) – Will Ferrell doing a pretty good version of “I Can’t Tell You Why.”
23. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
22. Saving Silverman (2001)
21. Swingers (1996)
20.Animal House (1978)
19. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
18. Eurotrip (2004) – Scotty Doesn’t Know!
17. Be Cool (2005)
16. A Star Is Born (1976)
15. Howard the Duck (1986)
- Immortal Beloved (1994) – “Ahh, the Glorious Ninth”
13. Ray (2004)
12. Sid & Nancy (1986) – Gary Oldman pretending to be Sid Vicious pretending to be Frank Sinatra. What could be better.
11. Strange Days (1995) – I had a huge crush on Juliette Lewis and always wondered why she never started a band, until I listened to Juliette and the Licks and they were among the worst bands I’ve ever heard.
10. Black Snake Moan (2006)
9. Eddie & The Cruisers (1983)
8. Step Brothers (2008) – Boats and Hoes!
7. AI: Artificial Intelligence (2001) – The next best thing to seeing Ministry live.
6. Purple Rain (1984)
5. Kingpin (1996) – Arguably Blues Travelers best performance ever.
4. Queen of the Damned (2002)
3. Singles (1992) – It was worth sitting through the awful love story just for the awesome scenes with Soundgarden and Alice in Chains.
2. Airheads (1994)
1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) – How can you forget about the birth of Ninja Rap!
Rock Star – Actually Worse than the Judas Priest album with Tim “The Ripper” Owens.
The Howling:New Moon Rising (1995) – Country Music as the background to a horrible Werewolf movie. Or is it the other way around?
Get Rich or Die Trying
The Bodyguard – Just because someone is dead does not mean their awful movies are now great.
Rollerball – The only question more perplexing than “Why was Slipknot performing in the arena?” is “Why didn’t somebody stop production of this awful mess?”