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Movie Quote of the Day – Punch-Drunk Love, 2002 (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson)


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Barry: Hi Lena. I’m so sorry. I’m so sorry I left you at the hospital. I called a phone sex line. . .I called a phone sex line before I met you. And four blond brothers came after me. And they hurt you and I’m sorry. And then I had to leave again because I wanted to make sure you never got hurt again. And. . .and I have a lot of pudding. . .and 6 to 8 weeks it can be redeemed. So, if you could just give me that much time, I think I can get enough mileage to go with you wherever you have to go, if you have to travel for your work because I don’t ever want to be anywhere without you. So. . .could you just let me redeem the mileage?

Crime Shorts, Silent Cinema and July 2012 in Films


I watched nearly 100 new-to-me films this month! That’s not a lot compared to my numbers last year, but this year that is just crazy talk. Mostly it was because of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival and the 50 films in the Warner Archive’s Crime Does Not Pay set. I worked a crazy amount of hours at the two movie theaters that now employ me (the Lumiere and the Clay, two of San Francisco’s greatest!) and worked a lot on my feature screenplay, as well as wrote a short that might actually get filmed. Speaking of which, my friend for whom I wrote the short, has a documentary making its way around the festivals right now that you should check out. It is called Dharavi Diary and it is fantastic. As always, my picks for the month as well as the whole list is after the cut.

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