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- Posted on Feb 22nd 2013 3:03PM by Pat Pemberton
George, the keyboardist in the wedding singer's band, is a Boy George lookalike who only knows -- and really only cares to know -- one song. When he performs this Culture Club tune at a reception, the crowd seems appalled by George's androgynous appearance, but he plows through it anyway. And when he's done, he starts over, still in search of applause.
"I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU" FROM "THE BODYGUARD"
Okay, everyone all together now: "And Iiiiii-eeee-iiiii-eeeee-iiii will always love you . . ."
Whitney Houston's cover of this Dolly Parton song wraps up the story of a music superstar and her bodyguard who should be lovers but can't be, which leads to a parting-is-such-sweet-sorrow going away kiss and a melisma-laden farewell number.
"STUCK IN THE MIDDLE" FROM "RESERVOIR DOGS"
For his bloody ear amputation scene, Tarantino could have chosen a fitting tune, like, say, "Cuts Like a Knife," "First Cut Is the Deepest" or maybe even "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me." Instead, for this torture scene, he chose the peppy Dylan-esque tune by Stealer's Wheel.
In his CD "The Tarantino Connection," the director said, "Personally, I don't know if (songwriter) Gerry Rafferty necessarily appreciated the connotations that I brought to 'Stuck in the Middle With You.' There's a chance he didn't."
"BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY" FROM "WAYNE'S WORLD"
Be honest -- have you ever completely RAWKED OUT to a song blasting on your car stereo?
This Queen classic -- with its blend of operatic vocals and Brian May's signature guitar lead -- provided the perfect tune for a carload of mullet-sporting, head-banging, not-so ageless teenagers who aren't afraid to display their influences in public.
"FREE FALLIN" FROM "JERRY MAGUIRE"
Okay, so we have another jamming-in-the-car scene. But first -- what's with Tom Cruise and movie songs? He gets it on with Kelly McGillis to Berlin in "Top Gun," he mixes drinks to the Georgia Satellites in "Cocktail" and hustles pool to Eric Clapton in "The Color of Money." The guy's a movie-music magnet.
Anyway, here he's an elatedly unhinged sports agent searching for the right cathartic song to sing with on his car stereo ("Show me the music!") when he finds this Tom Petty song to his liking.