Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Wonderful Surprise, Just In Time For My Birthday!


It is my 26th Birthday today! And I have a little surprise for you all!  You have to check under the cut to see it, though!

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Movie Quote of the Day – The Tin Star, 1957 (dir. Anthony Mann)


Sheriff Ben Owens: You notice everything, don’t you?
Morg Hickman: I notice you’re wearing your guns too low.
Sheriff Ben Owens: That’s where Sheriff Parker wore his.
Morg Hickman: Parker’s dead.

Movie Quote of the Day is Two Years Old Today!


You can see the first year’s worth of MQotD here at last year’s anniversary post. If you will recall I had five days last year with no computer whatsoever, so there were only 360 MQotDs. This year I managed to post all 365. There was one repeat on purpose (Groundhog Day, duh!) and one on accident (Brief Encounter). Which means when you combine the two years I believe there are 723 movies quoted. Crazy. After the cut I have linked to all of the quotes I’ve posted over the last year. Enjoy!


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Movie Quote of the Day – Rosemary’s Baby, 1968 (dir. Roman Polanski)


Guy Woodhouse: What the hell is that?
Rosemary Woodhouse: I’ve been to Vidal Sassoon.
Guy Woodhouse: Don’t tell me you paid for that?

From The Warner Archive: The Journey, 1959 (dir. Anatole Litvak)


Fans of The King and I, rejoice! The Warner Archive has released Anatole Litvak’s drama The Journey, which reunites co-stars Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. This film also served as the big screen debut of Jason Robards – and what a debut it was!

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Movie Quote of the Day – High Anxiety, 1977 (dir. Mel Brooks)


Nurse Diesel: Dinner is served promptly at 8 in the private dining room. Those who are tardy do not get fruit cup.

Movie Quote of the Day – Seabiscuit, 2003 (dir. Gary Ross)


Reporter: Awful lotta hoopla for such a little horse.
Red Pollard: Though he be but little, he is fierce.
Reporter: What’s that?
Red Pollard: That’s Shakespeare, boys, Shakespeare.

Movie Quote of the Day – Boogie Nights, 1997 (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)


Dirk: Please, just don’t be mean to me!
Dirk’s Mother: I’m not being mean, you’re just too stupid to see it!
Dirk: You don’t know what I can do! You don’t know what I can do, what I’m gonna do, or what I’m gonna be! I’m good! I have good things and you don’t know about! I’m gonna be something! I am! And don’t fucking tell me I’m not!

TCM’s Summer Under The Stars Celebrates 10th Anniversary


I remember the first time I saw one of their Summer Under The Stars days. It was the summer of 2005 and I was visiting relatives in southern California and I was at a hotel and it was Katharine Hepburn day. I watched Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Suddenly, Last Summer and then I was supposed to go meet people, but all I wanted to do was stay and watch more films. Summer Under The Stars 2010 is what got me into the habit of watching anywhere from two to seven films a day (Ingrid Bergman day that year I’m pretty sure I watched seven films). Summer Under The Stars makes me wish I still had cable and a DVR and TCM. Alas, I will have to live vicariously through those of you that do have this wonderful channel. After the cut I’ve listed the entire lineup.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Garbo Talks, 1984 (dir. Sidney Lumet)


Estelle Rolfe: Could I see that picture of Garbo in the window?
Shopkeeper: Ha ha, it’s from Grand Hotel.
Estelle Rolfe: It’s from Mata Hari.
Shopkeeper: Grand Hotel, I own the shop!
Estelle Rolfe: No, it’s from Mata Hari, it’s the scene in the prison cell, where she has a reunion with Rosanoff, just before they take him to the firing squad to be executed. Look at the costumes, it’s Mata Hari.
Shopkeeper: That’s 35 dollars.
Estelle Rolfe: This isn’t rare, I’ve seen it before!
Shopkeeper: Then buy it before! The frame makes it higher.
Estelle Rolfe: I’ll take it without the frame!
Shopkeeper: I don’t sell it without the frame. That’s 35 dollars!
Estelle Rolfe: It’s Mata Hari, go to the movies!