Serving up this steaming pile of
Celebrity Gossip
Gay Politics
Gay News
and Pointless Bitchery
Since 1995

Most ironic scenes in movie history.

Let's post them.

by Anonymousreply 2112/02/2012

The entire film KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS is a monument to irony. Almost every scene in it is a study in irony.

by Anonymousreply 111/30/2012

This thread immediately becomes a textbook case in current ignorance in what "irony" means.

R1, for example, does not understand the difference between farce with a black edge and "irony." KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS lacks any trace of irony except in its framing and ending, but one would hardly call a de rigueur comeuppance at Mazzini's self-paid expense a fine example of irony.

For R1, a link. Sorry about the big words in it, dear.

by Anonymousreply 211/30/2012

The scene in Pillow Talk where Rock Hudson has to pretend to be gay

by Anonymousreply 311/30/2012

Whitney Houston in Sparkle: "Wasn't my life enough of a cautionary tale for you?"

by Anonymousreply 412/01/2012

When it rains on your wedding day.

by Anonymousreply 512/01/2012

In Reality Bites when Anne Meara asks Wynona Rider to define irony.

by Anonymousreply 612/01/2012

Ava Gardner as Lorne Green's daugher in "Earthquake."

by Anonymousreply 712/01/2012

Meg Ryan lecturing her mother, Candice Bergen in the remake of "The Women" about plastic surgery (delivered through duckbill-shaped lips.)

by Anonymousreply 812/01/2012

Doesn't Whitney's character win an Oscar in "The Bodyguard"?

Agro - the scene where Afleck is told "you can teach a monkey to be a director". Actually, Ben's whole character is ironic as he directs the hostages how to behave, etc.

The Joker calls Maggie Gyllenhaal "beautiful", I think?

by Anonymousreply 912/01/2012

The final scene of "Dangerous Liasons" as Glenn leaves a crowded theater with rejection and tears.

by Anonymousreply 1012/01/2012

The scenes in Silence where Jodie is hit on or flirted with by a man on many levels.

by Anonymousreply 1112/01/2012

Nicole Kidman peeing on Zac Efron in "The Paperboy"

by Anonymousreply 1212/01/2012

That movie where that actress was already late and then she got stuck in a traffic jam

by Anonymousreply 1312/01/2012

Tony Curtis playing a drag queen in Some Like It Hot. (He allegedly liked to dress up in real life.)

by Anonymousreply 1412/01/2012

"Have you ever stolen something when you have the cash?"

by Anonymousreply 1512/01/2012

Ryder also lectures Ethan Hawke about stealing a candy bar in Reality Bites.

by Anonymousreply 1612/01/2012

I always figured the Alanis song was working on a meta level. "Isn't it Ironic" was not referring to the little vignettes in the song--it was referring to the nature of the song's lyrics.

by Anonymousreply 1712/01/2012

Doesn't the hooker played by Streisand in Nuts command a phenomical amount of money for her services?

by Anonymousreply 1812/01/2012

All of "Iron Lady."

Every single moment.

by Anonymousreply 1912/02/2012

The scene in "Berserk" where Joan Crawford is surveying acts for her circus(!) and states "Stop sending me all these washed up has-beens".

by Anonymousreply 2012/02/2012

Candice Bergen played Meg Ryan's mom in the Women? Funny how the same person played her mom in both her first and last films.

by Anonymousreply 2112/02/2012
Need more help? Click Here.

Follow theDL catch up on what you missed

recent threads by topic delivered to your email

follow popular threads on twitter

follow us on facebook

Become a contributor - post when you want with no ads!