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Movie Quote of the Day – I Love You, Man, 2009 (dir. John Hamburg)

Doug: You know, it takes a lot of nerve to spend a beautiful evening with someone and then never call them again.
Peter: Doug, I can explain.
Doug: I just wish I could take back that kiss.
Sydney: Woah!
Doug: Because I felt something that I haven’t felt in years, and now I know it was the taste of betrayal.
Peter: It wasn’t the taste of betrayal!
Doug: It was the taste of betrayal.
Peter: No, it really wasn’t.
Doug: It was the taste of betrayal, you fucking whore.
Peter: Doug!
Doug: Good day.

Movie Quote of the Day – Wet Hot American Summer, 2001 (dir. David Wain)

Andy: You taste like a burger. I don’t like you anymore.

Movie Quote of the Day – 200 Cigarettes, 1999 (dir. Risa Bramon Garcia)

Lucy: You need to find somebody that likes you the way you are.
Kevin: And who would possibly like me the way I am?
Lucy: I have no idea.

Oscar Vault Monday – The Cider House Rules, 1999 (dir. Lasse Hallström)

I first saw this film on an airplane on my way back from London in 2000 and I loved it immediately. I didn’t see it again for a few years, but when I finally did watch it again I still loved it as much as I did then. At the time of its release it was up for seven Oscars – Best Score, Best Editing, Best Art Direction, Best Director, Best Picture and won two: Best Adapted Screenplay John Irving and Best Supporting Actor Michael Caine. Best Picture-wise it was up against The Insider, The Green Mile, The Sixth Sense and winner American Beauty.

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