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Movie Quote of the Day – Moonstruck, 1987 (dir. Norman Jewison)

Ronny Cammareri: I lost my hand, I lost my bride! Johnny has his hand, Johnny has his bride! You come in here and you want me to put away my heartbreak and forget?

Movie Quote of the Day – Doubt, 2008 (dir. John Patrick Shanley)

Sister Aloysius: Sister James…
Sister James: What is it, Sister?
Sister Aloysius: I have doubts. [beat] I have such doubts.

Oscar Vault Monday – Moonstruck, 1987 (dir. Norman Jewison)

I don’t even remember when I first saw this movie, but it must be over 15 years ago now. I love it so much. I used to own in on VHS, yes VHS, and I’d watch it anytime I needed a pick-me-up. There’s just this wonderful energy about the entire film. It’s a lot of fun and full of heart. It was up for six Academy Awards, winning three: Best Actress – Cher (she won), Best Supporting Actress – Olympia Dukakis (she won), Best Original Screenplay – John Patrick Shanley (he won), Best Supporting Actor – Vincent Gardenia, Best Director – Norman Jewison and Best Picture. It was up against Broadcast News, Fatal Attraction, Hope and Glory and winner The Last Emperor.

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