Die Hard Social Concepts
How NOT to get the girl
How-to style video with advice in text over shots
All the sleazy things Ellis says i.e. asking Holly out on Xmas Eve
End with shot of Holly saying “Bye” and spinning her chair around
Don’t try this at home, kids!
All Bruce Willis’ ridiculous stunts
Especially while barefoot
Die Hard IS a Christmas movie!
It’s Christmas time; a festively dressed family goes to the movies to see…Die Hard?
Text makes a tongue-in-cheek argument that Die Hard has all the elements of a Xmas movie i.e. “It’s got a Santa costume” over visuals of the dead terrorist John dresses up
Point out the Xmas music throughout the movie and several people saying “Merry Christmas”
End with Argyle “If this is their idea of Christmas, I gotta be there for New Year’s”
Alan Rickman’s Masterclass of Intimidation
Know everything about your victim
Show off your education
Count very slowly
And of course, perfect your evil laugh
To see the approval version of the last pitch, the password is “Hans Gruber.”