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Movie Quote of the Day – Forbidden Planet, 1956 (dir. Fred M. Wilcox)


Commander John J. Adams: Whatever you know in here, your other self knows out there.
Dr. Edward Morbius: I’m not a monster, you. . .
Commander John J. Adams: We’re all part monsters in our subconscious, so we have laws and religion!

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My Summer Under The Stars – 46 Movies in 31 Days on TCM


I actually watched 68 new-to-me movies in August altogether, which I believe is a record for me. 46 of them, however were on Turner Classic Movies’s Summer Under The Stars. There were several days where I watched between four and six films all in a row on TCM. There were even some days where in the midst of watching new-to-me films I watched some old favorites as well. I discovered at least one old film star I’d never known about and now love. I finally watched some essential classic films that had somehow escaped me up until now. I watched a few films that were pretty forgettable and I discovered some films that I will love forever.  Overall, it was a wonderful journey of film immersion for someone who loves film down to her bones, and now I don’t know what do to with my life until next August.

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