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Away From Home

Saturday, June 11, 2005

Ode to "Airplane!"

From the Washington Post:

"Airplane!" was a spoof of the disaster-related airport and towering inferno movies of the 1970s. And what an enormous sendup of American culture it was. Disco. "Jaws." Ronald Reagan. Poker-playing Girl Scouts. It's all there, in what is arguably the funniest movie ever made, a movie that turns 25 this summer.

To those of you who haven't seen it -- you must. Repeatedly. Right now. Go.


  • Yes, do watch it.

    By Anonymous Erin, at 6/11/2005 12:02:00 PM  

  • It is like the Matrix -- you can't catch everything the first time you watch it.

    By Anonymous Emily, at 6/11/2005 12:23:00 PM  

  • Holy Cow!! I can't believe those two girls actually said ANYTHING good about my favorite movie! Thanks, girls, now I know how you really feel, all together. (Now I know how you really feel.) YES, anyone else who sees this, DO FIND THIS MOVIE somewhere, if you have not seen it. It may be kind of silly, but if anyone doesn't laugh sometime during the movie, that person is not human!!!

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/12/2005 12:54:00 AM  

  • Surely you can't be serious!

    By Blogger Scott, at 6/12/2005 12:58:00 AM  

  • I am, and don't call me Shirley!

    By Anonymous dod, at 6/12/2005 01:06:00 AM  

  • yes but Emily still thinks that the movie is "too corny" and she said she doesn't like it. soo I'm confused.

    By Anonymous Erin, at 6/12/2005 06:17:00 PM  

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