“He’s dead. I’m crippled. You’re lost. Do you suppose it’s always like that? I mean war.” ~Flight Officer David CampbellRead more "Movie Trope Thursday: War Is Hell"
Cartoonist: Oh-ho, you feel good, do you?
Bosko: Yeah, I’s just out of da pen!
~Bosko the Talk-Ink Kid (1929)
Judge Thatcher: But you have no human feeling? My daughter is dying!
Dr. Richard Vollin: Death hasn’t the same significance for me as it has for you.
~The Raven (1935)
“After all, it’s not as if we were Bud Abbott and Lou Costello. We did have careers apart from each other.” ~Ginger Rogers on her partnership with Fred AstaireRead more "Movie Trope Thursday: Small Reference Pools"
“They’re already here! You’re next!” ~Dr. Miles J. Bennell, Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)Read more "Movie Trope Thursday: Cassandra Truth"
“I sure am glad there’s no more men around.” ~Squirrel, Peace on Earth (1939)Read more "Movie Trope Thursday: Humans Are the Real Monsters"
“Can someone tell me what the hell this is about?” ~Rock Hudson walking out of the premiere of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)Read more "Movie Trope Thursday: Mind Screw"
” Marie [Windsor] had the best line. She said, ‘We didn’t call it film noir in our day. We called it B-picture making.’ But those are the movies people remember. Strange, isn’t it?” ~Audrey TotterRead more "Movie Trope Thursday: Vindicated by History"
“I do not like producers.” ~Fritz LangRead more "Movie Trope Thursday: Executive Meddling"
“Enthusiasms, enthusiasms… What are mine? What draws my admiration? What is that which gives me joy? Baseball! A man stands alone at the plate. This is the time for what? For individual achievement. There he stands alone. But in the field, what? Part of a team. Teamwork…” ~Al Capone, The Untouchables (1987)Read more "Movie Trope Thursday: Affably Evil"