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Movie Quote of the Day – The Jerk, 1979 (dir. Carl Reiner)


Navin R. Johnson: The new phone book’s here! The new phone book’s here!
Harry Hartounian: Boy, I wish I could get that excited about nothing.
Navin R. Johnson: Nothing? Are you kidding? Page 73 – Johnson, Navin R.! I’m somebody now! Millions of people look at this book everyday! This is the kind of spontaneous publicity – your name in print – that makes people. I’m in print! Things are going to start happening to me now.
[cut to sniper]
Sniper: Johnson, Navin R.  .  .sounds like a typical bastard. [cut back to gas station] Die, Navin R. Johnson. Bastard! Random son of a bitch, typical run-of-the-mill bastard.

Zero-Time Academy Award Nominees – 20 of the Best Contemporary Actors Who’ve Never Been Nom’d For Oscar


I decided to do this list in alphabetic order, by last name. These are some 20 contemporary actors who have yet to be nominated for an Academy Award and who, in my opinion, deserve to be.


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