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Movie Quote of the Day – The Prestige, 2006 (dir. Christopher Nolan)

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Robert Angier: I need something impossible.
Nikola Tesla: You’re familiar with a phrase ‘Man’s reach exceeds his grasp’? It’s a lie. Man’s grasp exceeds his nerve. Society only tolerates one change at time. The first time I changed the world I was hailed as a visionary. The second time I was asked politely to retire. And so here I am. Enjoying “retirement.” Nothing is impossible, Mr. Angier. What you want is simply expensive.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Dark Knight, 2009 (dir. Christopher Nolan)

Gambol: Give me one reason why I shouldn’t have my boy here pull your head off.
The Joker: How about a magic trick? [beat] I’m gonna make this pencil disappear. [beat] Ta-daa! It’s. . .it’s gone.