... you can learn from:
Howard: See, I'm in charge here! I drop this stick,
and they pick your friend here up with a sponge!
Are you ready to die, friend?
Harry: Fuck you!
Howard: Oh! In two hundred years we've gone
from "I regret but I have one life to give
for my country" to "Fuck you!"?
Jan de Bont's glorious actioner Speed came out 25 years ago today. There's a nice piece over at The Film Experience today commemorating the anniversary if you'd like to read more -- mostly I'm just curious right at this moment what the hell happened to JDB's career? He only directed five films, and hasn't directed anything since the Lara Croft sequel in 2012. And besides my mostly irrational love for Twister his directorial career has mostly been junk...