Blog Archives

Movie Quote of the Day – Bullets Over Broadway, 1994 (dir. Woody Allen)

bullets_over_broadway

David Shayne: Helen, have you thought about what I said before about the way I feel—
Helen Sinclair: Don’t speak.
David Shayne: But, I. . . I want to express—
Helen Sinclair: Don’t. . .speak. Don’t!
David Shayne: Just a few things that I want to tell you—
Helen Sinclair: Don’t. . .speak!
David Shayne: When we first met—
Helen Sinclair: No, no, don’t speak. Don’t speak. Please don’t speak. Please don’t speak. No. No. No. Go. Go, gentle Scorpio, go. Your Pisces wishes you every happy return.
David Shayne: Just one—
Helen Sinclair: Don’t speak!

Movie Quote of the Day – When A Man Loves A Woman, 1994 (dir. Luis Mandoki)

when_a_man_loves_a_woman

Michael Green: My wife is an alcoholic. Best person I ever met. She has 600 different smiles. They can light up your life. They can make you laugh out loud, just like that. They can even make you cry, just like that. That’s just with her smiles. You’d have to see her with her kids. You’d have to see how they look at her, when she’s not looking. To think of all the things she lives through, and I couldn’t help her.
Alice Green: Maybe helping wasn’t your job.
Michael Green: Well, it wasn’t. See I love her. And I tried everything, except really listening, really listening, and that’s how I left her alone. I was so ashamed of that, and I couldn’t even tell her. Maybe if I tell her she’d love me anyway.
Alice Green: Or more. She would have loved you even more. I think you should tell all this stuff to your wife.

Movie Quote of the Day – Stargate, 1994 (dir. Roland Emmerich)

stargate

Dr. Daniel Jackson: You had accepted the fact that no matter what happened, you would not be going home? Don’t you have people who care about you? Do you have a family?
Colonel “Jack” O’Neil: I had a family. No one should ever have to outlive their own child.
Dr. Daniel Jackson: I don’t wanna die. Your men don’t want to die. And these people here don’t want to die. It’s a shame you’re in such a hurry to.

Oscar Vault Monday – Four Weddings and a Funeral, 1994 (dir. Mike Newell)

I’m pretty sure I’ve seen Four Weddings and a Funeral at least forty times. I used to have it on VHS tape and I would watch it A LOT as a child. Re-watching it for  the first time in years recently, I realized just how much it affected me as a person. I love when I go back and look at the things I loved as a child and realize that even if I didn’t realize it, a film really impacted me. I’ll go into more details about how what I mean later in this piece. The film was only nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. The only other film I can think of that was nominated for so few Oscar, but was in the running for Best Picture is the 1931 winner Grand Hotel, which was only nominated for Best Picture. Richard Curtis lost the Best Original Screenplay award to Tarantino for Pulp Fiction. The other films nominated for Best Picture that year were Pulp Fiction, Quiz Show, The Shawshank Redemption and winner Forrest Gump. Despite its few Oscar nominations, it received nine BAFTA nominations, winning four, included Best Film: Best Original Screenplay (lost to Pulp Fiction), Best Music (lost to Breakbeat), Best Supporting Actor Simon Callow, John Hannah (lost to Samuel L. Jackson for Pulp Fiction), Best Supporting Actress Charlotte Coleman, Kristin Scott Thomas (she won), Best Actor Hugh Grant (won), Best Director (won) and Best Film (won).

four_weddings_and_a_funeral_poster

Read the rest of this entry

Movie Quote of the Day – Natural Born Killers, 1994 (dir. Oliver Stone)

Mallory: Wherever we go, whatever happens, Mickey, when I look up at the stars, I’ll know you’ll be lookin’ up at the same ones.
Mickey: Same ones, baby.
Mallory: You make everyday feel like kindergarten.

Movie Quote of the Day – It Could Happen to You, 1994 (dir. Andrew Bergman)

Yvonne Biasi: Because of me, you have nothing.
Charlie Lang: Because of you, I have you. Why can’t you understand that? If you don’t want me, that’s different. If you don’t want me, I’ll walk right out that door and you’ll never see me again.

Movie Quote of the Day – Léon: The Professional, 1994 (dir. Luc Besson)

Stansfield: I like these calm little moments before the storm. It reminds me of Beethoven. Can you hear it? It’s like when you put your head to the grass and you can hear the growin’ and you can hear the insects. Do you like Beethoven?
Malky: I couldn’t really say.

Movie Quote of the Day – Dumb & Dumber, 1994 (dir. Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly)

Lloyd: The first time I set eyes on Mary Swanson, I just got that old-fashioned romantic feeling. . .where I’d do anything to bone her.
Harry: That’s a special feeling, Lloyd.

Movie Quote of the Day – Muriel’s Wedding, 1994 (dir. P.J. Hogan)

Joanie: You’re terrible, Muriel.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, 1994 (dir. Stephan Elliott)

Tick: Is it true when you were born the doctor turned around and slapped your mother?