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Movie Quote of the Day – The Fighter, 2010 (dir. David O. Russell)


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Alice Ward: Hello.
Mickey Ward: Alice, this is Charlene.
Charlene Fleming: Hi.
Alice Ward: I’ve heard a lot about you.
Charlene Fleming: Really? I’ve heard a lot about you, too.
Alice Ward: What’s that supposed to mean?
Charlene Fleming: Same thing you meant.

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New Poster For “The Fighter”


I love Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, so I’m pretty much sold on this movie sight-unseen.

The Fighter is directed by David O. Russell (I Heart Huckabees) and is due in theaters on December 10th.

Movie Quote of the Day – I ♥ Huckabees, 2004 (dir. David O. Russell)


Dawn Campbell: There’s glass between us. You can’t deal with my infinite nature can you?
Brad Stand: That is so not true. Wait, what does that even mean?

(500) Days of Summer and 9 Other Great Films the Academy Completely Ignored This Decade


I was really shocked that (500) Days of Summer was completely ignored by the Academy this year. It was on several critic’s top ten lists. It had won several critic awards for its screenplay. I really thought, at the very least, it would get nods for Original Screenplay and Editing (hello, that Expectations vs. Reality scene was fucking awesome). I even had it on my predictions for Best Picture.

Alas, this was not the case and was probably, for me, the biggest disappoint of Tuesday’s announcements. However, this is not the first time an amazing piece of cinema has gone completely un-lauded by the Academy. I’ve picked one film from each year of this past decade that also has zero Oscar nominations to its name.

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