Film and TV

A Rebuttal: 10 Annoying Things About Die Hard

As some of you may recall, not very long ago on this very blog I listed the ten most annoying things about the undeserving Christmas movie Love Actually. It was in the spirit of holiday fun, and we all had a few laughs.

Well, not all of us.

Among those who took issue with my list was my very own wife, whose irrational insistence on watching the movie every year prompted the piece in the first place. She demanded equal time to do a similar hatchet job on *my* favorite Christmas movie, the inimitable Die Hard. So without further ado, here are the ten most annoying things about that 1988 Bruce Willis masterpiece, as dictated to yours truly by the wife, who shall hereafter be referred to as...The Wife.

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Peter Vonder Haar writes movie reviews for the Houston Press and the occasional book. The first three novels in the "Clarke & Clarke Mysteries" - Lucky Town, Point Blank, and Empty Sky - are out now.
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