Blog Archives

Movie Quote of the Day – A Very Murray Christmas, 2015 (dir. Sofia Coppola)


a_very_murray_christmas

Bill Murray: You’re Elliott.
Elliot: How did you know that?
Bill Murray: I’m the ghost of Christmas present. I’m here to warn you.
Elliot: Well, I’m sorry sir, I’m not in the mood.
Bill Murray: For love. The question is, are you in the mood for a lifetime of regret and loneliness?
Elliot: Please go away.

Advertisements

Movie Quote of the Day – Shopgirl, 2005 (dir. Steve Martin)


shopgirl

Mirabelle: Are we going in?
Jeremy Kraft: Go in? Oh, no. I just thought we’d look at it.
Mirabelle: So. . .we would just sit here, then?
Jeremy Kraft: Yeah, or walk around. This place is called City Walk. It got eight out of ten in my date book. It’s not called “City-Go-and-See-a-Movie”. Tickets are, like, ten bucks too, so. . .

Movie Quote of the Day – Rushmore, 1998 (dir. Wes Anderson)


Max Fischer: I like your nurse’s uniform, guy.
Dr. Peter Flynn: These are O.R. scrubs.
Max Fischer: O, R they?

(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.

Read the rest of this entry