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FILM : THE TERMINAL

Ms. Ana Cheri

Film, “The Terminal,” is a sweet and delicate comedy, a film to make you hold your breath.

Tom Hanks is Viktor Navorski, from what was earlier USSR. He has arrived in this vast American JFK airport just as his nation, Krakozia, has fallen in a military coup. Therefore his papers, passport, visa, currency are all worthless. His country no longer exists, and he cannot go forward or go back. The film has all the time in the world. Just like Viktor Navorski. He isn’t going anywhere nor does he seem to be in any hurry.

The terminal is filled with other characters Navorski gets to know, such as Amelia Jane Warren [Catherine Zeta-Jones] the flight attendant, who is having an affair with a mature married man and finds that she can open her heart to this strange, simple man. “The Terminal” doesn’t have a plot; it tells a story. We want to know what will happen next, and we care.

In a scene Amelia is taken by customs officials to Frank Dixon’s [Stanley Tucci] office at the airport for questioning, whose impatience grows as he notices her closeness to Viktor Navorski who is staying at JFK airport, gate no: 67.

Dialogues :

Amelia: All I know is that he’s a building contractor, living out of a suitcase. That’s it.

Frank Dixon: He is a contractor…? Yeah…? That’s what he said…? I am curious. You are the kind of woman who can get any guy she wants. Why Viktor Navorski…?

Amelia: That’s something a guy like you could never understand.

The Shrewd Harry:

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A first-grade teacher, Ms. Brooks, was having trouble with one of her students. The teacher asked, “Harry, what’s your problem?”

Harry answered, “I’m too smart for the 1st grade. My sister is in the 3rd grade and I’m smarter than she is! I think I should be in the 3rd grade too!”

Ms. Brooks had, had enough. She took Harry to the principal’s office.

While Harry waited in the outer office, the teacher explained to the principal what the situation was. The principal told Ms. Brooks he would give the boy a test. If he failed to answer any of his questions he was to go back to the 1st grade and behave. She agreed.

Harry was brought in and the conditions were explained to him and he agreed to take the test.

Principal: “What is 3×3?”

Harry: “9”

Principal: “What is 6×6?”

Harry: “36”

And so it went with every question the principal thought a 3rd grader should know. The principal looks at Ms. Brooks and tells her, “I think Harry can go to the 3rd grade.” Ms. Brooks says to the principal, “Let me ask him some questions too.” The principal and Harry both agreed.

Ms. Brooks asks, “What does a cow have four of that I have only two of?”

Harry, after a moment: “Legs.”

Ms. Brooks: “What is in your pants that you have but I do not have?”

The principal wondered why would she ask such a question!

Harry replied: “Pockets.”

Ms. Brooks: “What does a dog do that a man steps into?”

Harry: “Pants.”

Ms. Brooks: “What starts with a C, ends with a T, is hairy, oval, delicious and contains thin, whitish liquid?”

Harry: “Coconut.”

The principal sat forward with his mouth hanging open.

Ms. Brooks: “What goes in hard and pink then comes out soft and sticky?”

The principal’s eyes opened really wide and before he could stop the answer, Harry replied, “Bubble gum.”

Ms. Brooks: “What does a man do standing up, a woman does sitting down and a dog does on three legs?”

Harry: “Shake hands.” …  The principal was trembling.

Ms. Brooks: “What word starts with a ‘F’ and ends in ‘K’ that means a lot of heat and excitement?”

Harry: “Firetruck.”

The principal breathed a sigh of relief and told the teacher, “Put Harry in the fifth-grade, I got the last seven questions wrong…”

A thousand apologies:

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There once was this girl who wasn’t feeling very pretty, so she went to a ‘Genie’ so to make her pretty.

The ‘Genie’ told her that her breasts were too small, so to make her feel pretty, he would make it so, that every time someone apologized to her, that her breast would increase by one size.

So the girl is walking down the street where, someone bumps into her and says: Oh I am sorry and the woman’s breast went up, one size.

Then someone accidentally stepped on her foot and said: I am sorry and her breasts got one size bigger.

Then she is walking down the street and a man from India bumps into her and says: Oh my God! A thousand apologies.

The other way around :

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After picking-up her son from school the other day, Nancy asks him, what all did he do at the school.

Jimmie replies, “Well mom, I had… Auh… sex with my teacher today.” Nancy gets mad at this and while they return home, she orders Jimmie to go straight to his room. When the husband returns home, Nancy angrily tells him what all had happened to their son. Mike hears all with a huge grin spreads across his face. He goes to his son’s room and asks him what had happened at school… “Dad… I had sex with my teacher.”

Mike tells his son that he is proud of him and he is going to reward him with the bike, he has been asking for. Later on the way back home, Mike asks his son, if he would like to ride the new bike home.

Jimmie responds, “No… thanks Dad, my butt still burn and hurts.”

The pharmacist’s daughter:

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A young man goes into a drug store to buy condoms. The pharmacist tells him that the condoms come in pack of, three – nine – twelve and asked which pack did he want?

Well, he says: I have been seeing this girl for a while and she is really hot & sexy. I want the condoms because I think tonight’s the night.

We are having dinner with her parents and then we are going out…! Once she’s had me, she’ll want me all the time. So you’d better give me the twelve pack. And leaves.

Later that evening, shocked, he sits down to dinner with his girlfriend and her parents. He asks, if he may give the blessings and they agree. He begins the prayers but continues praying for several minutes.

The girl leans over and says: You never told me that you were so God fearing & Religious. That’s Good.

He leans over to her and says: You never told me that your father’s a pharmacist. 

You are right :

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Jacob went to the All Stars game with two front row seat tickets. A man asked him if the other chair was taken.

Jacob said, No, it was supposed to be for my wife, who died two days ago from a stroke. The other said: Well that’s unfortunate. I am so sorry for your loss, but shouldn’t you have brought another family member to watch the game?

Yeah! You are right but they are all at the funeral now.

The Heart Treatment:

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Morris, who is a 82-year-old man, went to the doctor to get a physical.

A few days later the doctor is in great shock as he saw Mr. Morris walking down the street with a gorgeous young lady on his arm. A couple of days later, the doctor spoke to Morris and said: “You are really doing great, aren’t you?“

Morris replied: Just doing what you had said: “Get a hot mamma and be cheerful.“

The doctor said: “I didn’t say that… I had said you got a heart mummer and be careful.”

Film: Tarzan the ape-man

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The Story line:

Tarzan, the Ape Man is a 1981 adventure film directed by John Derek and starring Bo Derek, Miles O’Keeffe, Richard Harris, and John Phillip Law. The screenplay by Tom Rowe and Gary Goddard is loosely based on the novel Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

James Parker is a hunter in Africa, searching for a mythical “white ape”. He is joined by his estranged daughter, Jane, after her mother’s death. They discover the “white ape” is actually Tarzan, an uncivilized white man raised by apes living in the jungle. James continues to pursue Tarzan with the purpose of capturing him, dead or alive, and bringing him back to England.

Realizing that James is on his trail, Tarzan kidnaps Jane. Jane and Tarzan become fascinated by each other. Jane is then kidnapped by natives who intend to make her a wife of the tribe leader.

The story focuses more on Jane (Bo Derek) who arrives in Africa to reunite with her tyrannical, boozy, abusive father. (Richard Harris) Richard Harris’s performance is energetic and entertaining in the film. During a jungle expedition, Jane goes missing. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan (Miles O’Keefe) establish a (sexual) bond between her and Tarzan, only to fall in love with him. When the expedition is captured by savages, Tarzan comes to their rescue. Bo Derek has stripped off regularly in this film. Tarzan is in jungle attire, an apron of leaves.