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Movie Quote of the Day – All the Fine Young Cannibals, 1960 (dir. Michael Anderson)


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Salome: You gotta love your family.
Chad: Like you love yours?
Salome: Sure, I love ’em.
Chad: Do ya?
Salome: Well, I want to kill them all the time, but that’s only natural. But, sure, I love ’em.

Movie Quote of the Day – Splendor in the Grass, 1961 (dir. Elia Kazan)


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Wilma Dean: Bud, Bud. . .I just can’t stand it when you’re mad at me.
Bud: Oh, Deanie, I don’t know what’s the matter with me lately. I’m always losing my temper. You’re the only girl in the world for me, don’t you know that, Deanie?
Wilma Dean: I want to be.
Bud: If it weren’t for you. . .If it weren’t for you, Deanie, I’d. . .I don’t know. . .I. . .

Movie Quote of the Day – Love with the Proper Stranger, 1963 (dir. Robert Mulligan)


Rocky Papasano: Man, do you look wild.
Angie Rossini: Thank you.
Rocky Papasano: No, I mean it – I really mean it.
Angie Rossini: Look how surprised he sounds.
Rocky Papasano: You look so – what am I gonna tell ‘ya? You look like a woman.
Angie Rossini: How can you manage to make even a compliment sound like a slap in the face?
Rocky Papasano: What did I say? You look like a woman! I apologise – excuse me. You look like a man.

Movie Quote of the Day – West Side Story, 1961 (dir. Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise)


Maria: Stay back! How do you fire this gun, Chino? Just by pulling this little trigger? How many bullets are left, Chino? Enough for you? And you? All of you! You all killed him. And my brother. And Riff. Not with bullets and guns. With hate! Well, l can kill too, because now l have hate! How many can l kill, Chino? How many, and still have one bullet left for me? [beat] Don’t you touch him!

An Ode to TCM


Sorry I’ve been m.i.a. since the Oscars. I’ve been having some problems at work. Long story short work’s no longer a problem, so I’m back. I’ve got a few posts related to film in 2010 that I want to post, but I’ve got to flesh them out a little before I post them.

However, today I spent quite a bit of time watching Turner Classic Movies. They had an amazing line-up today. I’d recommend all four of the films I watched today, but each one for very different reasons.

The first film I watched was Some Like It Hot. I’ve seen this film numerous times. It is definitely one of the absolute funniest films of all time. Billy Wilder truly is a genius.

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