Dating song lyrics disaster movie
Eastern standard time I can't believe a year went by so fast Time to see what we have time to see Turn the projector on (A rough title credit, "Today 4 U: Proof Positive," appears, followed by a shot from last Christmas of ROGER tuning his guitar.) First shot Roger With the fender guitar he just got out of hock When he sold the car That took him away and back ROGER I found my song MARK He found his song If he could just find Mimi ROGER I tried -- you know I tried (MARK's image appears on-screen.) MARK Fade in on Mark Who's still in the dark ROGER But he's got great footage MARK Which he's cut together ROGER To screen tonight (BENNY's image appears on screen.) MARK In honor of Benny's wife ROGER Muffy MARK Alison Pulling Benny out of the East Village location (The projector blows a fuse. (COLLINS enters in the dark, with several twenty-dollar bills in each hand.) COLLINS Or an angel. COLLINS A-N-G-E-L Yet Robin Hooding isn't the solution The powers that be must be undermined where they dwell In a small, exclusive gourmet institution Where we overcharge the wealthy clientele ALL THREE Let's open up a restaurant in Santa Fe With a private corner banquette in the back COLLINS We'll make it yet, we'll somehow get to Santa Fe ROGER But you'd miss New York before you could unpack ALL Ohh-- (MAUREEN and JOANNE enter, carrying MIMI.) MAUREEN Mark! JOANNE She's been living on the street ROGER We need some heat MIMI I'm shivering MARK We can buy some wood and something to eat COLLINS I'm afraid she needs more than heat MIMI I heard that MAUREEN Collins will call for a doctor, honey MIMI Don't waste your money on Mimi, me, me COLLINS Hello -- 911? You were the song all along And before this song dies I should tell you I should tell you I have always loved you You can see it in my eyes (We hear Musetta's Theme, played correctly and passionately. And she said, "Turn around, girlfriend, and listen to that boy's song..." COLLINS She's drenched MAUREEN Her fever's breaking MARK There is no future -- there is no past ROGER Thank God this moment's not the last MIMI & ROGER There's only us There's only this Forget regret or life is yours to miss ALL No other road no other way No day but today (As the finale grows, the entire COMPANY makes its way on stage.) WOMEN I can't control My destiny I trust my soul My only goal is just to be MEN Will I lose my dignity?
COLLINS You're a sensitive aesthete Brush the sauce onto the meat You could make the menu sparkle with rhyme You could drum a gentle drum I could seat guests as they come Chatting not about Heidegger, but wine! COHEN, who's standing on a chair and holding up a phone.) MRS. BENNY (entering) I see that you've beaten me to the punch ROGER How did you know we'd be here? BENNY I'm here to end this war It's a shame you went and destroyed the door MIMI Why all the sudden the big about face BENNY The credit is yours You made a good case ROGER What case?
Outside, a small tent city has sprung up in the lot next to our building. ROGER I'm writing one great song -- MARK The phone rings. ANGEL He'll catch up later -- He's just go other things on his mind You'll see boys MARK & COLLINS We'll see boys ROGER Let it be boys! (Three POLICE OFFICERS, in full riot gear, enter and approach sleeping BLANKET PERSON. Newt's lesbian sister I'll tell them (into cellular phone) You heard? JOANNE Yes and by next week I want you to be MAUREEN Pookie? Top (The COMPANY enters from all directions and forms a line across the apron of the stage.) COMPANY Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure -- measure a year? SOLOIST #2 In truths that she learned Or in times that he cried In bridges he burned Or the way that she died ALL It's time now - to sing out Tho' the story never ends Let's celebrate Remember a year in the life of friends Remember the love Remember the love Remember the love Measure in love SOLOIST #1 Measure, measure your life in love Seasons of love ... The scene opens on the street outside the apartment. (ROGER and MIMI try in vain to pry a padlock from the door. Don't fight -- don't lose your head Cause every night -- who's in your bed? So be wise This girl satisfies You've got a prize But don't compromise You're one lucky baby Take me for what I am MAUREEN A control freak JOANNE Who I was meant to be MAUREEN A snob -- yet over-attentive JOANNE And if you give a damn MAUREEN A lovable, droll geek JOANNE Take me baby or leave me MAUREEN And anal retentive BOTH That's it! No, you went for a walk; you had to help your mother.
COLLINS I like boys ANGEL Boys like me ALL We'll see. JOANNE is reexamining the cable connections for the umpteenth time.) MARK And so into the abyss... The FIRST OFFICER pokes her with a nightstick.) HOMELESS PERSON Evening, officers (Without answering, the FIRST OFFICER raises his nightstick again.) MARK (pointing his camera) Smile for Ted Koppel, Officer Martin! (into pay phone) They heard We're okay (into cellular phone) And to you dad (JOANNE presses the call-waiting as she speaks into the pay phone) Yes -- Jill is there? (into pay phone) The model who lives in Penthouse A??? ROGER I should go MARK Hey -- it's beginning to snow (The POLICE OFFICERS, in riot gear, enter above.) POLICE OFFICERS I'm dreaming of a white, right Christmas (POLICE OFFICERS exit.) MIMI & JUNKIES Follow the man -- follow the man With his pockets full of the jam Follow the man -- follow the man Help me out, daddy If you can Got any D man? JOANNE And you should see They've padlocked your building And they're rioting on Avenue B Benny called the cops MAUREEN That fuck! A GIRL No way to make a living, masochism, pain, perfection Muscle spasms, chiropractors, short careers, eating disorders! MARK Adventure, tedium, no family, boring locations, Dark rooms, perfect faces, egos, money, Hollywood and sleaze! ANGEL Food of love, emotion, mathematics, isolation, Rhythm, feeling, power, harmony, and heavy competition! COLLINS & MAUREEN Revolution, justice, screaming for solutions, Forcing changes, risk, and danger Making noise and making pleas! In daylights -- In sunsets In midnights -- In cups of coffee In inches -- In miles In laughter -- In strife In -- Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure a year in the life? One table, lying on its end, serves as the door.) MARK (carrying mock door) Pan to the padlocked door. They appear to be happy.) MIMI How long till next year? MIMI I'm giving up my vices I'm going back -- back to school Eviction or not This week's been so hot That long as I've got you I know I'll be cool I couldn't crack the love code, dear 'Til you made the lock on my heart explode It's gonna be a happy new year A happy new year (MARK enters the scene.) MARK Coast is clear You're supposed to be working That's for midnight Where are they? I lose control But I can learn to behave Give me one more chance Let me be your slave I'll kiss your Doc Martens Let me kiss your Doc Martens Your every wish I will obey (JOANNE enters) JOANNE That might be okay Down girl Heel..I did a bit of research With my friends at legal aid Technically, you're squatters There's hope But just in case (JOANNE whips out...) MARK & JOANNE Rope! JOANNE The straw that breaks my back BOTH I quit JOANNE Unless you take it back BOTH Women MAUREEN What is it about them? Take me for what I am Who I was meant to be And if you give a damn Take me baby or leave me Take me baby Or leave me Guess I'm leavin' I'm gone!
MAUREEN I think I should know JOANNE Let me see-- MAUREEN She doesn't believe me! (They laugh, hug, and wave goodbye, exiting stage right. (The PASTOR exits above and COLLINS exits into the church. There so much to care about There's me -- there's Mimi ROGER Mimi's got her baggage, too MARK So do you ROGER Who are you to tell me what I know, what to do MARK A friend ROGER But who, Mark, are you?
She overhears ROGER and MARK's conversation.) MARK Are you insane?