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Movie Quote of the Day – The Bad News Bears, 1976 (dir. Michael Ritchie)


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Amanda: I hear you like to gamble.
Kelly: We go a dollar a game here. Serve it.
Amanda: I don’t want to play for money. If I win, you play baseball for the Bears.
Kelly: And if I win?
Amanda: Name it.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Paper Moon, 1973 (dir. Peter Bogdanovich)


Moses Pray: You don’t have to worry. I ain’t about to leave some poor little child stranded in the middle of nowhere. I got scruples too, you know. You know what that is? Scruples?
Addie Loggins: No, I don’t know what it is, but if you got ’em, it’s a sure bet they belong to somebody else!

Hailee Steinfeld and the Best Supporting Actress Race


There’s been a lot of chatter as of late on Twitter about 14 year-old Hailee Steinfeld’s chances at an Oscar nomination and whether her performance should be considered for Best Actress or Best Supporting Actress. The debate seems to be whether the role is a lead role or a supporting role. While I think it is a lead role, what is really in question is where she has the best chance of getting a nomination – and even perhaps winning. That’s how studios decide how to campaign a role. Though Steinfeld is the heart of True Grit, she has the best chance in the Best Supporting Actress category.


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