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Movie Quote of the Day – Down With Love, 2003 (dir. Peyton Reed)

Catcher Block: You said she was a spinster.
Peter MacMannus: I’ve never used the word “spinster” in my life. Okay, once, when I told my mother it was technically incorrect to call her son a spinster.

Movie Quote of the Day – Shallow Grave, 1994 (dir. Danny Boyle)

Alex Law: When did anyone last say to you these exact words: “You are the sunshine of my life”?

Movie Quote of the Day – A Life Less Ordinary, 1997 (dir. Danny Boyle)

Robert: Right you asshole, I’ve got your daughter here, and I’m gonna send her back in pieces if. . .Oh! I’m sorry, madam. No, I haven’t got your daughter here, I’ve got someone else’s. No, we’re not married. Yes, I’ve read the same thing, it’s very hard to find suitable young men these days. Well, I’m sure your daughter’s very nice, in principle I’ve got no objection to meeting her. . .[Celine hangs up the phone] What is the problem?

New Trailer For Mike Mills’ “Beginners”

I saw the names Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer and Mélanie Laurent attached and I was interested. Then I saw the dog in the trailer and now I’m sold.

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Roman Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer” Wins Big At The European Film Awards

Polanski’s film topped the 23rd European Film Awards, winning 6 awards, including Best European Film, Director and Actor – Ewan McGregor. Winners and nominees after the cut.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Big Fish, 2003 (dir. Tim Burton)

Young Ed Bloom: Sandra Templeton, I love you and I WILL marry you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Trainspotting, 1996 (dir. Danny Boyle)

Tommy: Doesn’t it make you proud to be Scottish?
Mark “Rent-boy” Renton: It’s SHITE being Scottish! We’re the lowest of the low. The scum of the fucking Earth! The most wretched, miserable, servile, pathetic trash that was ever shat into civilization. Some hate the English. I don’t. They’re just wankers. We, on the other hand, are COLONIZED by wankers. Can’t even find a decent culture to be colonized BY. We’re ruled by effete assholes. It’s a SHITE state of affairs to be in, Tommy, and ALL the fresh air in the world won’t make any fucking difference!

Zero-Time Academy Award Nominees – 20 of the Best Contemporary Actors Who’ve Never Been Nom’d For Oscar

I decided to do this list in alphabetic order, by last name. These are some 20 contemporary actors who have yet to be nominated for an Academy Award and who, in my opinion, deserve to be.


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An Ode to TCM

Sorry I’ve been m.i.a. since the Oscars. I’ve been having some problems at work. Long story short work’s no longer a problem, so I’m back. I’ve got a few posts related to film in 2010 that I want to post, but I’ve got to flesh them out a little before I post them.

However, today I spent quite a bit of time watching Turner Classic Movies. They had an amazing line-up today. I’d recommend all four of the films I watched today, but each one for very different reasons.

The first film I watched was Some Like It Hot. I’ve seen this film numerous times. It is definitely one of the absolute funniest films of all time. Billy Wilder truly is a genius.

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