Tuesday, June 03, 2008

The Cinema Ego Hammer

This often happens to me watching a certain sort of cinema. Let me know if you've felt the same:

You walk out during the interval in firm strides. You have, only minutes ago, witnessed a toned Brad Pitt kill a giant in a magnificent leap and yell "Is there anyone else?". Greek heroes and sword fights galore. Your adrenalin is on a high. Your muscles are tense as you walk towards the rest room. You are walking the walk. You feel like Achilles... Hell! You ARE Achilles.

You glide towards the door marked for Men like a hunting lion on the Serengeti. A quick step in and you face the mirror. You see yourself. Thats when it hits you. It's hard, it's fast and it's painful. It's reality. You face it in the only way 12 years of schooling can teach you. You sprint towards the pot.

You stagger out after an unsatisfactory leak, stumbling towards your seat awkwardly with popcorn in both hands. Your female friends, screaming, :"Awww! Sooo Cuuuute!!" at every half a second, aren't helping either.

That's when you lose it and say, "Brad Pitt is f**king gay!".

5 comments:

Smokin Joe said...

Haan yaar.. waise.. this is another frustration guess we'd miss there in lucknow! good or bad.. no idea

Mac the Knife said...

Oh, I turned to the Dark Side a long time ago, nowadays I identify with the evil guys, no matter how bitter and twisted, I feel so much more at home... :)

rukna said...

:)) u have a unique way to tell a story

Ankush Samant said...

he he he he.....well i never felt like that....but it was funny to know how people react in a movie......
another instance:
me(after one such adrenaline racing movie interval in the wash room)
another guy (looking in the mirror for 5 mins....flexing his biceps.....adoring them on the wall mirrors....all warmed up....sleeves a bit higher....chest swollen....no breathing....;) )
we both leave the wash room...
outside: his couple of friends including a couple of girls.....
comment "ab to saans le le!!!" :D
he: :(

Rajtilak Bhattacharjee said...

it was too good :)