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Movie Quote of the Day – Romancing the Stone, 1984 (dir. Robert Zemeckis)


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Jack Colton: God dammit man, the Doobie Brothers broke up! Shit! When did that happen?
Joan Wilder: How long have you been down here?
Jack Colton: Aww man. Forever. I don’t know.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Ghost and the Darkness, 1996 (dir. Stephen Hopkins)


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John Patterson: Have you ever failed?
Charles Remington: Only at life.

Movie Quote of the Day – A Perfect Murder, 1998 (dir. Andrew Davis)


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David Shaw: Ok. So what’s Plan B?
Steven Taylor: It’s a little coincidental if there’s another attempt on her life.
David Shaw: Gee, you think?
Steven Taylor: So we wait.
David Shaw: For what?
Steven Taylor: I’ll let you know.
David Shaw: Hey, Steve. . .Do I keep fucking your wife in the meantime, or what?

Movie Quote of the Day – Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, 2009 (dir. Mark Waters)


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Uncle Wayne: One day you’re gonna wake up with some chick, spooning, you know, thinking about love. And at that moment, you have gotta get up. You do not walk, You do not get your shoes, run the hell out of there. Because maybe not the next day or the next week, but sometime in the future, you’re gonna get crushed. Again. And you don’t wanna feel that way, do you?
Teenage Connor: No.
Uncle Wayne: No.
Connor Mead: Yep.

Movie Quote of the Day – Fatal Attraction, 1987 (dir. Adrian Lyne)


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Dan Gallagher: You’re so sad. You know that, Alex? Lonely and very sad.
Alex Forrest: Don’t you ever pity me, you smug bastard.
Dan Gallagher: I’ll pity you… I’ll pity you. I’ll pity you because you’re sick.
Alex Forrest: Why? Because I won’t allow you treat me like some slut you can just bang a couple of times and throw in the garbage?

Movie Quote of the Day – The Game, 1997 (dir. David Fincher)


Nicholas: What are you saying?
Conrad: I’m so fucked. They just fuck you and they fuck you and they fuck you, and then just when you think it’s all over, that’s when the real fucking starts!

Movie Quote of the Day – Wonder Boys, 2000 (dir. Curtis Hanson)


James Leer: Now, that is a big trunk. It holds a tuba, a suitcase, a dead dog, and a garment bag almost perfectly.
Grady Tripp: That’s just what they used to say in the ads.

Movie Quote of the Day – Wall Street, 1987 (dir. Oliver Stone)


Gordon Gekko: The point is, ladies and gentleman, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the upward surge of mankind.

15 Breakthrough Performers of 2009


2009 was a good year for cinema. So good I had to have a Top 15 instead of a Top Ten (and now, after I’ve seen a lot of the End of the Year fare, I feel like I’d need a Top Twenty). There were some newcomers who blew us away and some actors/actresses who have been kicking around Hollywood for years waiting for That Movie that makes them a household name, and for them 2009 was that year. I’m going to do this list in alphabetical order by last name.

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