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Movie Quote of the Day – The Others, 2001 (dir. Alejandro Amenábar)

Grace: Where’s my daughter? What have you done with my daughter?
Anne: Are you mad? I am your daughter.

Movie Quote of the Day – Moulin Rouge!, 2001 (dir. Baz Luhrmann)

Satine: Please tell me you’re not one of Toulouse’s oh so talented, charmingly bohemian, tragically impoverished writers?

Movie Quote of the Day – Practical Magic, 1998 (dir. Griffin Dunne)

Gillian Owens: You ever put your arms out and spin really, really fast?
Antonia Owens: She does it all the time.
Gillian Owens: She does? Well, that’s what love is like. It makes your heart race. It turns the world upside down. But if you’re not careful, if you don’t keep your eyes on something still, you can lose your balance. You can’t see what’s happening to the people around you. You can’t see that you’re about to fall.

Miramax Offices Close – The End of An Era

I hear on the grapevine though that the Weinsteins, who were bought out of Miramax years ago and started their own company – The Weinstein Company, are still trying to get the name back. I hope they do.

All through the 90s and early 00s Miramax, under the Weinsteins, pretty much dominated the Academy Awards.

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20 years of Best Actress nominees

Inspired by this post @ awardsdaily I’ve gone through the Best Actress nominees from 1989-2009 and picked by favorite nominated performances. Only two of my ten favorite performances went on to win the Oscar. Granted, I haven’t seen every Best Actress winner, let alone nominee, from the last 20 years, I’ve seen a lot of them. If you’re interested buying any of the films discussed below, click here.

My list after the cut.

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