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Movie Quote of the Day – Renaissance Man, 1994 (dir. Penny Marshall)


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Bill Rago: All I know is, the choices we make dictate the life we lead. “To thine own self be true.”

Movie Quote of the Day – The Rainmaker, 1997 (dir. Francis Ford Coppola)


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Rudy Baylor: Sworn in by a fool and vouched for by a scoundrel. I’m a lawyer at last.

 

Oscar Vault Monday – L.A. Confidential, 1997 (dir. Curtis Hanson)


This film is one of the all-time great ensembles out there. It features stellar performances from so many great actors. It also is so wonderfully stylized, from the costumes to the sets to Jerry Goldsmith’s phenomenal score. The film was nominated for 9 Academy Awards in 1997. Although it lost Best Picture to Titanic, Kim Basinger walked away with the Best Supporting Actress award as did the Adapted Screenplay by Brian Helgeland and Curtis Hanson.

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