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Movie Quote of the Day – Trapeze, 1956 (dir. Carol Reed)


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Tino Orsini: You know, I always modeled my style after yours.
Mike Ribble: You’ll always be a second-rater. Make your own style!

Movie Quote of the Day – The Defiant Ones, 1958 (dir. Stanley Kramer)


John ‘Joker’ Jackson: You’re gonna make somebody a fine old lady one day.
Noah Cullen: Ain’t that the truth.

Movie Quote of the Day – Spartacus, 1960 (dir. Stanley Kubrick)


Herald: I bring a message from your master Marcus Licinius Crassus commander of ltaly. By command of His Most Merciful Excellency your lives are to be spared. Slaves you were and slaves you remain. But the terrible penalty of crucifiixion has been set aside on the single condition that you identify the body or the living person ofthe slave called Spartacus.
Antoninus: I’m Spartacus!
Slaves:  (one at a time, then overlapping) I’m Spartacus! I’m Spartacus! I’m Spartacus! I’m Spartacus! I’m Spartacus! I’m Spartacus! I’m Spartacus!

An Ode to TCM


Sorry I’ve been m.i.a. since the Oscars. I’ve been having some problems at work. Long story short work’s no longer a problem, so I’m back. I’ve got a few posts related to film in 2010 that I want to post, but I’ve got to flesh them out a little before I post them.

However, today I spent quite a bit of time watching Turner Classic Movies. They had an amazing line-up today. I’d recommend all four of the films I watched today, but each one for very different reasons.

The first film I watched was Some Like It Hot. I’ve seen this film numerous times. It is definitely one of the absolute funniest films of all time. Billy Wilder truly is a genius.

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