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Movie Quote of the Day – Merlin, 1998 (dir. Steve Barron )


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Nimue: You’ve grown older.
Merlin: You too.
Nimue: Does it even matter?
Merlin: No. Not anymore.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Keyhole, 2012 (dir. Guy Maddin)


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Hyacinth: Were you ever young, father? When I was young. I used to think that I could save the day for the people I love. But I never saved anyone’s day.
Calypso: You haven’t given up?
Hyacinth: No. I can’t. I still have a son. You know when you start having children, you used to always worry that something terrible might happen. Little that you know, you’re the culprit of it.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Saddest Music in the World, 2003 (dir. Guy Maddin)


Lady Port-Huntley: I console myself with the thought, Chester, that if I hadn’t met you, I might never have done anything to be ashamed of!
Chester Kent: Why bother with shame at all is my philosophy.

Zero-Time Academy Award Nominees (part 2) – 20 of the Best Contemporary Actresses Who’ve Never Been Nom’d For Oscar


This list was a lot harder to come up with because most of the actresses I like/consider to be great at their craft are Oscar nominees or winners. I was thinking perhaps the reason there are less underrated actresses is because there are less great roles for actresses and thus less actresses are able to really shine. That being said I did come up with a list of 20 contemporary actresses who have never been nominated that I think have given at least one Oscar-worthy performance, if not filled their career with them.

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