In 2018’s should-be-flop film Venom by Marvel/Sony/Columbia/Tencent there are three instances of normal. In the first the supposed genius that is Carlton Drake decides to build rockets at age 24
In this scene from the movie Split a psych therapist by the name of Dr. Karen Fletcher describes one (of many) of her patients Kevin Wendell Crumb (or was it
Michael Moore’s docu-film Fahrenheit 11/9 contains two references to normal and it is no surprise to this author that they are both in relation not to the outright absurdity of
In this gripping early scene from Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 thriller The Shining, Overlook Hotel general manager Stuart Ullman explains to Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) the legend of Charles Grady. The
I mean, everything that’s installed just allows you to live a more… “normal life”
These days 2010 seems soooooooo long ago. When we had a POTUS who could speak in complete sentences, when 1/3 of Twitter accounts were not Russian trolls, and when we
Normal is a movie featuring Carrie-Anne Moss of The Matrix acclaim. It’s a pretty good drama, especially if you have any familiarity with – and frankly disdain of – boring
A soldier wakes up in someone else’s body and discovers he’s part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only
In this clip from the 2013 sci-fi surprise Elysium the badass antagonist Kruger (Sharlto Copley) is hoisted onto a medi-bed by his two henchmen Drake (Brandon Auret) and Crowe (Josh
The Imitation Game is an excellent movie; I don’t care about historical accuracy, it’s simply a good movie. Not least of all because it contains two scenes that play on
Surprisingly, this is the only instance of ‘normal’ through four movies (this is from Catching Fire, the second film) – I wasn’t looking for more, but I figured given the
This is a great clip from Ridley Scott’s 2007 American Gangster. The context is that Detective Richie Roberts (Russell Crowe) and Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) have an exchange about their
Monologue by Dr. Millard Rausch from 1978's Dawn of the Dead opens with a normal question and comments on the notion of normal life.
In X-Men: First Class (2011) there are not one or two or eleven but three instances of the word normal in the screenplay. The following scenes are shown in sequence,
The premise of Liquid Breathing has long been a fancy of sci-fi novelists and visionaries who apply the gimmick to space travel (think multi-lightyear stasis or hibernation) as much as
A study of the question 'what is normal?' in Quatermass screenplays.
Leela and Amy hide out in an alley, and after glancing at how much of life is controlled by the tentacles...
"Mister Bauers was chosen for how remarkably average he is, extremely average in every category."