1.21.2007

Awesome



Waiting to Exhale came out in 1995--the year of my divorce. My friend J, also newly divorced, and I would watch this closet/car scene (the first 5 minutes of this clip) over and over. It was so cathartic.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yep, awesome.

Anonymous said...

It's the triumphant cigarette hand gesture as she's walking away from the burning car that always cracks me up.

Anonymous said...

I rented that movie in college to get a woman's perspective on relationships for a script I was writing.

I got a "B".

Tania Rochelle said...

That cigarette thing almost made me take up smoking.

Montgomery Maxton said...

When my mother kicked out my father after 26 years so that he could go be with his tramp homewrecker full time she got the house, the three cars, gobs in spousal support, half of his 25 year pension at Ford, and what she wanted most ... my dad's best friend - the Irish Setter.

mamoo said...

montgomery maxton, all i've got to say to your mother is

WAY TO GO GIRL!!!!!!!!!!

Tania Rochelle said...

That's a sweet story, MM.

cheddar's grandpa said...

thank you for the welcome, and the enlightening view inside the workings of the female mind as it pertains to "wedded bliss" this past week. It was like watching those horror clips...you can't look, but you can't look away! Having been a "survivor" of marriage for 28 years, I can tell you what I've learned....I don't have a clue. I just take comfort in knowing I'm not alone out there. My one rule is "never overlook the opportunity to keep my big mouth shut". I have tested this rule many times, with one smartass comment or another- at which point my wife turns and smiles a pure evil smile and says,"DON'T SLEEP"... Be afraid....

Anonymous said...

-- from Diary of a Mad Black Woman. You can watch the clip on the website.

Madea (Typing on a calculator): Let's see, you've been cooking, cleanting, havin' sex with him when he wanted, was it good?

Helen: ...No.

Madea: Major deduction.

Helen: And I didn't tell you that he hit me.

Madea: Whoo hoo! (Typing furiously on the calculator) Girl, that man owe you 64 billion, 283 million, 974 trillion, 5 thousand, and 20 dollars and 82 cents. You can get 'da money two ways, from his checking account voluntarily, or his insurance policy by involuntary manslaughter. What's it gonna be?

Tania Rochelle said...

Funny clip, Ana B.

Anonymous said...

What? No Burning Bed? -Ken

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