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Movie Quote of the Day – Julia, 1977 (dir. Fred Zinnemann)


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Julia: Are you as angry now as you used to be?
Lillian: Mmm-hmm. Yes. I try not to be, but there you are.
Julia: I like your anger.
Lillian: You’re the only one who does, then.
Julia: Don’t you let anybody talk you out of it.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Tall Story, 1960 (dir. Joshua Logan)


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June Ryder: I remember reading about elephants once.
Ray Blent: Yeah?
June Ryder: Did you know that elephants only mate once every seven years?
Ray Blent: Sure. But there are some that. . .that manage once every six years.
June Ryder: Nymphomaniacs.

TCM To Honor Jane Fonda At 2013 Film Festival


The first year I attended they honored Peter O’Toole (oh god I will never forget 2011 O’Toole-fest) and last year they honored Kim Novak. This year Ms. Jane Fonda will be getting her hands in the cement. Her choice of film to present is On Golden Pond, the film in which she was able to work with her father, legend Henry Fonda, who finally won an Academy Award after five decades in the industry. I’ll post the full press release below. I hope Jane is as sassy as I imagine!

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Movie Quote of the Day – Klute, 1971 (dir. Alan J. Pakula)


Bree Daniel: Don’t feel bad about losing your virtue. I sort of knew you would. Everybody always does.

From The Warner Archive: Tall Story, 1960 (dir. Joshua Logan)


I am a big fan of Joshua Logan’s Picnic, Bus StopSayonara and Paint Your Wagon (and Mister Roberts, which he took over when John Ford became ill; though I must say I did not really like Fanny), so when I heard the Warner Archive was releasing a remastered copy of 1960’s Tall Story (a film I’d been trying to see or ages) I was overjoyed. While the title sequence is still a little grainy, the rest of the remaster is wonderful and crisp. Nothing makes me happier than crisp black and white cinematography and this remaster does justice to Ellsworth Fredericks‘ excellent work.

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