“Top Five Reasons Why Keanu Reeves Rules in Speed”

Self is in much need of distraction these days.  Because of awful recession and Gaddafi situation, not to mention the nuclear situation in Japan.  And there are still two more days till the next episode of “Justified.”

Last night, just as self was laying her head down for her nightly bout of sleepwalking, she landed on AMC (American Movie Channel) and they were showing Speed.

Oh, what joy to see Keanu in his 20s, with that adorable buzz cut, and spotless white T-shirt (In spite of all Keanu’s travails in the movie, the T-shirt remains spotless, at least until about 3/4 of the way in)  How a single guy —  a cop no less —  can do such an excellent job of washing his own shirts and keeping them super-white is simply awesome.  He probably has boxes and boxes of bleach in his closet.  But then, that is only one of the reasons why Keanu’s character in Speed is such a great American hero!

Oh, what joy, to listen to Keanu and Sandra exchange flirtatious repartee while she attempts to drive a bus at no less than 50 miles per hour!

Then, to spice things up a bit, AMC flashes a list during the breaks:

Top Five Reasons Why Keanu Reeves Rules in Speed

Of course, self cannot remember all five items on the list, but these are the last two:

Reason # 4:   He is aware of his limitations (Flash:  Dennis Hopper aka the Most Sardonic Villain Ever, to Keanu:  Do not attempt to grow a brain)

Reason # 5:   He uses removing a “vest bomb” as foreplay (Keanu to Sandra in almost-the-final-scene:  Let’s get this off, shall we?)

Also, on a website called The Sheila Variations, self saw this absolutely great picture of Keanu and River Phoenix on a motorcycle in “My Own Private Idaho.”

Stay tuned, dear blog readers.  Stay tuned.

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