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Movie Quote of the Day – Dogfight, 1991 (dir. Nancy Savoca)


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Waiter: Well, are you ready to order now or. . .?
Eddie: No.
Rose: Yes, goddammit. I’m going to have the fucking poached salmon, with the son-of-a-bitching rice, and a dirty bastard salad with a shitload of Roquefort dressing. Thank you. And um, who knows what this asshole wants.

Female Filmmaker Friday: Dogfight, 1991 (dir. Nancy Savoca)


I first saw this film last summer and was shocked that I had never seen it before. It’s so my kind of film, but somehow over the years it slipped past my radar. It’s one of those films that is insanely touching, without once ever being schmaltzy. This post is spoilery.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Running On Empty, 1988 (dir. Sidney Lumet)


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Lorna: You are certifiable! What is this? Some sort of smart-ass joke? You’re taking cooking?
Michael: I want to learn how to cook.
Lorna: Yeah, right. You have some burning desire to learn how to make apple brown betty. . .
Michael: What are you doing here if you think so highly of it?
Lorna: Well, they wouldn’t let me take auto mechanics, and I didn’t have time to take the issue to the Supreme Court.

Movie Quote of the Day – My Own Private Idaho, 1991 (dir. Gus Van Sant)


Mike Waters: How’d we get home?
Scott Favor: That German guy. Hans. He brought you downtown, you were passed out. He said he was heading to Portland, so I asked him for a ride.
Mike Waters: For some reason I’m forgetting a German guy named Hans.
Scott Favor: Well, you were sleeping.

Movie Quote of the Day – Stand By Me, 1986 (dir. Rob Reiner)


Gordie: Do you think I’m weird?
Chris: Definitely.
Gordie: No man, seriously. Am I weird?
Chris: Yeah, but so what? Everybody’s weird.