Monday, August 4, 2008

"Math Is A Wonderful Thing" - a Great Movie Clip from "The School of Rock" (2003)

This whole month, I've been hanging out a lot more with family- mostly cousins, aunts and uncles who dropped by from Vancouver, the UK and Los Angeles- many of 'em having only seen the Philippines after several years, if not for the very first time.

We were shuttling to and from all kinds of family gatherings all over the place- and on this one particular trip, we were passing through the University of the Philippines campus towards another aunt's house (in La Vista- a quaint little village in Quezon City), and pointed out some buildings we passed along the way.

One such building was the Math Building- which was almost a cue to break out in song.

So here's that lovely little clip from one of Jack Black's movie projects from 2003, "The School of Rock". Enjoy!

Jack Black
"Math is a Wonderful Thing"
The School of Rock (2003)

(Dewey Finn) Math is a wonderful thing
Math is a really cool thing
So get off your ath, lets do some math
Math, Math, Math, Math, Math!

(Dewey Finn) Three minus four is...?
(Summer Hathaway) Negative one.
(Dewey Finn) That's ri-iight! And six times a billion is...?
(Marco) Six billion?
(Dewey Finn) Nailed it! And fifty-four is forty-five more than what is the answer, Marta?
(Marta) Nine.
(Dewey Finn) No, it's eight!
(Marta) ...No, it's nine!
(Dewey Finn) ...Yes, I was testing you... iit's niiine! And that's a magic number!

Video clip courtesy of ws6500hp on YouTube. Check out "The School of Rock" on the Internet Movie Database, or on its entry on Wikipedia.

Cheers, everyone!