Marlin: Dory. If it wasn’t for you, I never even would have made it here. So, thank you.
Dory: Hey! Hey, wait a minute. W-w-wait! Where are you going?
Marlin: It’s over, Dory. We were too late. Nemo’s gone and I’m going home now.
Dory: No. . .no, you can’t! S-s-stop! Please don’t go away. Please? No one’s ever stuck with me for so long before. And if you leave, if you leave. . .if you leave. . .I just, I remember things better with you. I do. Look, P. Sherman, forty-two. . . forty. . .two. . .agh! I remember it, I do. It’s there, I know it is because when I look at you, I can feel it. And I, I look at you and. . .I’m home. Please. I don’t want that to go away. I don’t wanna forget.
Marlin: I’m sorry, Dory, but I do.
I feel like 2010 has been a relatively slow year for movies. It’s almost universally acknowledged that this has been one of the worst movie summers ever. There are only about two or three films that have already been released this year that I’ve yet to see that I actually really want to see. That being said, there has also only been three films released this year that are even close to Best Picture quality: Shutter Island, Toy Story 3 and Inception. If the Academy is really going to keep having ten slots in that category, Hollywood is going to have to do a lot better than only three great films in a matter of seven months. I love all three of these films. Toy Story 3 made my whole family cry, including my 59-year-old father. I still can’t decide if I liked Shutter Island more or Inception more. The thing is both movies are full of great performances, but Shutter Island is really about Leo’s performance, whereas Inception felt like a true ensemble piece. I think I’m going to have to see Inception one more time before I can make that decision.
Spoilers may lurk after the cut.