Robert Angier: I need something impossible.
Nikola Tesla: You’re familiar with a phrase ‘Man’s reach exceeds his grasp’? It’s a lie. Man’s grasp exceeds his nerve. Society only tolerates one change at time. The first time I changed the world I was hailed as a visionary. The second time I was asked politely to retire. And so here I am. Enjoying “retirement.” Nothing is impossible, Mr. Angier. What you want is simply expensive.
Sarah: Give me the child.
Jareth: Sarah, beware. I have been generous up ’til now. I can be cruel.
Sarah: Generous? What have you done that’s generous?
Jareth: Everything! Everything that you wanted I have done. You asked that the child be taken. I took him. You cowered before me,I was frightening. I have reordered time. I have turned the world upside down, and I have done it all for you! I am exhausted from living up to your expectations of me. Isn’t that generous?
There were a lot of wonderful soundtracks and scores this year, as I mentioned in an earlier post. This time I’d like to talk about 5 instances where filmmakers used a song to enhance a scene.
Inglourious Basterds – Cat People (Putting Out The Fire With Gasoline) by David Bowie