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Movie Quote of the Day – Almost You, 1985 (dir. Adam Brooks)


Alex: Five minutes!
Cabbie: Come on!
Lisa: Two minutes!
Alex: Two minutes?! What do you mean, two minutes?
Lisa: Well, what do you mean, five minutes?
Alex: I mean that in five minutes, I’m going to have you convinced to come away with me tonight.

Movie Quote of the Day – After Hours, 1985 (dir. Martin Scorsese)

Paul Hackett: I just wanted to leave, you know, my apartment. Maybe meet a nice girl. And now I’ve got to die for it!

Movie Quote of the Day – An American Werewolf In London, 1981 (dir. John Landis)

Jack: [describing his funeral] Debbie Klein cried a lot. So, so, you know what she does? She’s soooo grief-stricken, she runs to find solace in Mark Levine’s bed.
David: Mark Levine?
Jack: An asshole! [beat] Life mocks me even in death.

Movie Quote of the Day – Practical Magic, 1998 (dir. Griffin Dunne)

Gillian Owens: You ever put your arms out and spin really, really fast?
Antonia Owens: She does it all the time.
Gillian Owens: She does? Well, that’s what love is like. It makes your heart race. It turns the world upside down. But if you’re not careful, if you don’t keep your eyes on something still, you can lose your balance. You can’t see what’s happening to the people around you. You can’t see that you’re about to fall.

Oscar Vault Monday – Quiz Show, 1994 (dir. Robert Redford)

I’m going to try to discuss one past Oscar nominated and/or winning film each Monday. For my inaugural edition of this feature, I bring you the 1994 historical drama Quiz Show.

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