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Movie Quote of the Day – View From The Top, 2003 (dir. Bruno Barreto)


Christine Montgomery: (reading the instructions) Asses the window!
John Whitney: Okay! Stop!
Christine Montgomery: What?
John Whitney: It’s “assess the window,” not, “asses the window”. You put the wrong em-PHA-sis on the wrong syl-LA-ble.

Movie Quote of the Day – Reaching For The Moon, 2013 (dir. Bruno Barreto)


Elizabeth Bishop: Lota! The New Yorker wants me to write poems for them on a regular basis.
Lota de Macedo Soares: Wow! That’s fantastic, don’t they pay really well too?
Elizabeth Bishop: Yes, yes. It’s marvelous.
Lota de Macedo Soares: So, what’s the problem?
Elizabeth Bishop: I dunno. It’s a commitment.
Lota de Macedo Soares: You don’t like commitments?
Elizabeth Bishop: I already have a commitment to pessimism. A pessimist is never disappointed.