Cinematic Haiku

Saturday, September 26, 2009

The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

Chris Gardner needs work
But can solve the Rubik's Cube
Wins the internship

Monty Python and the Meaning of Life (1983)

Monty Python asks,
"What is the meaning of life?"
Machine that goes BING.

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Universal Soldier (1992)

Revived 'Nam soldiers
All mindless killing machines
"Where's Scott?" Luc: "Around."

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)

The subjects have all been had
Making the sexy

Monday, July 18, 2005

Life of Brian (1979)

Now, bwing me...Bwian
Alright! I am the Messiah!
Now fuck off! But how?

Batman Begins (2005)

A year-one tale
Dark Knight goes back to basics
And fights Ra's Al Guhl.

Fantastic Four (2005)

Heroes represent
Fire, water, wind, and earth
Villain is just Doom

Saturday, March 19, 2005

Robots (2005)

Rodney finds Big Weld
Playing with his dominoes
Upgrades, no spare parts.

Infernal Affairs / Wu Jian Dao (2002)

Cop and a triad
opposite sides of the law
Both undercover

Saturday, February 26, 2005

Akira (1988)

Best friends set apart
Neo-Tokyo destroyed

NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind / Kaze no tani no Naushika (1984)

Toxic Jungle cleans
Ohmu stampede everything
Eyes are red with rage

Monday, February 07, 2005

Groundhog Day (1993)

Punxatawney bound,
Do it over and over.
"I am immortal."

Hulk (2003)

"You wouldn't like me
When I'm angry" Bruce Banner
Says before changing

A Very Long Engagement (2004)

Polio stricken,
She still seeks her lost lover.
"M-M-M," he writes.

Alone in the Dark (2005)

Video game schlock
Abkani wiped out by a
parasite creature

Friday, October 22, 2004

Saving Private Ryan (1998)

After finding him,
Miller just says to Ryan,
"Earn this" as he dies

Hellboy (2004)

Demon turned hero
"How big can it be?" he asks.
Big Red loves Sparky