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February 2019 in Films

I really didn’t watch very many films in February. Mostly being soooo tired because of the bad weather, traveling a lot, and the fact that most movie theaters in February were still full of 2018 holdovers that I’d either already seen or didn’t want to see. That said, I did have some favorites that I watched and as always you can see those after the cut.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Magic Mike, 2012 (dir. Steven Soderbergh)


Mike: So the Kid said something about breakfast.
Brooke: Uh, well, he must be fucking drunk because I don’t cook no fucking breakfast.
Mike: I wasn’t talking about you cooking it. He just said you like breakfast food. We were going to swing by IHOP on the way. . .Okay uh, good talk. Um, I’ll be outside with the rest of the breakfast lovers of the world.

Movie Quote of the Day – Side Effects, 2013 (dir. Steven Soderbergh)


Dr. Jonathan Banks: She’s not depressed.
Assistant District Attorney: Yeah. And you didn’t catch it and someone died. And I didn’t catch it and someone didn’t go to jail. We failed.

Movie Quote of the Day – Out of Sight, 1998 (dir. Steven Soderbergh)


Jack Foley: It’s like seeing someone for the first time — you can be passing on the street — and you look at each other and for a few seconds, there’s a kind of a. . .a recognition. Like you both know something. But then the next moment the person’s gone, and. . .and it’s too late to do anything about it and you always remember it because it was there and you let it go, and you think to yourself, “What if I had stopped? What if I had said something? What if? What if?” It may only happen a few times in your life.
Karen Sisco: Or once.
Jack Foley: Or once.

Movie Quote of the Day – Nightwatch, 1997 (dir. Ole Bornedal)


Katherine: You had strange dreams last night.
Martin Bells: I did?
Katherine: Mmm. You were breathing really heavily. Kept kicking your legs and moaning.
Martin Bells: You sure we weren’t having sex?
Katherine: Pretty sure. Yeah.

Movie Quote of the Day – Traffic, 2000 (dir. Steven Soderbergh)

Voice: [over their headsets] Okay. She’s coming out. She’s leaving her property.
Gordon: The hell is she going?
Castro: Maybe the neighbors?
Gordon: No, I don’t think the neighbors are fucking with her too much right about now.
Castro: What does she have in her hand there?
Voice: [over their headsets] She seems to be heading for the van.
Gordon: Oh shit. W..w..what do we do?
Castro: I don’t know what we do. What do we do?
Gordon: What do you think she wants, man?
Castro: She’s your girlfriend. Maybe she’ll invite you to her baby shower.
[opens van door]
Gordon: Hello?
Helena: Would you like some lemonade? [beat] I was just making some.
Gordon: [to Castro] Want some lemonade?
Castro: [unsure] Sure.
Helena: I know this is a difficult situation and you’re only doing your jobs. I don’t wish you guys any ill-will or anything like that; but I have a favor to ask you.
Castro: You asking us for a favor?
Helena: Some man threatened my child. These charges have created so much attention and it seems to be bringing all the nut-jobs out of the nut jar, you know? [beat] Would you keep an eye out for anything out of the ordinary.
Gordon: Sure. Yeah. Of course, we will.
Helena:  I really appreciate it.
Gordon: Sure.
Helena: Thanks.
Castro: Thank you for the lemonade.
[closes the doors]
Castro: I’m going to get this analyzed right away, bro.

Movie Quote of the Day – Erin Brockovich, 2000 (dir. Steven Soderbergh)

Ed Masry: What makes you think you can just walk in there and take whatever you want?
Erin Brockovich: They’re called boobs, Ed.

Movie Quote of the Day – Ocean’s Eleven, 2001 (dir. Steven Soderbergh)

Frank: Want me to get on the table and dance? Shine your shoes? Smile at you? You sure won’t let me deal the cards. You might as well call it White Jack!