The Sting (1973)

The Sting (1973) Directed by George Roy Hill. Robert Redford as Johnny Hooker and Paul Newman as Henry Gondorff Hooker: I wouldn’t ask you to do this, you know, if it weren’t for Luther. Gondorf: Nothin’s gonna make up for Luther. Revenge is for suckers. I been griftin’ thirty years, I never got any. Hooker: (read…)

South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999)

South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999) Directed by Trey Parker. Eric Cartman voiced by Trey Parker. Cartman: Mom, if you were in a German sheisse video… y-you’d tell me, right?

Renoir (2013)

Christa Theret as Andree Heuschling and Michel Bouquet as Pierre-Auguste Renoir in Renoir. Photo Credit: Fidelite Films and Samuel Goldwyn Films A dummy dressed as a German soldier hangs in effigy along a quiet country lane on the Côte d’Azur. It’s 1915 and World War I haunts the pastoral picture even from hundreds of miles (read…)

The Long Good Friday (1980)

The Long Good Friday (1980) Directed by John Mackenzie. Bob Hoskins as Harold Shand and Derek Thompson as Jeff (not pictured) Harold: (hangs up the phone) This is… a diabolical liberty! Jeff: What is it? Harold: Blown up. He’s dead. Eric is dead. A car bomb. Jeff: Aye? Harold: Mother’s all right. Suffering from shock. (read…)

Top Secret! (1984)

Top Secret! (1984) Directed by Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker. Jeremy Kemp as General Streck and Warren Clarke as Colonel von Horst (not pictured). Colonel von Horst: He won’t break. We’ve tried everything. Do you want me to bring out the LeRoy Nieman paintings? General Streck: No. We cannot risk violating the Geneva Convention.

The Hills Run Red (1967)

The Hills Run Red (1967) Directed by Carlo Lizzani. Thomas Hunter as Jerry Brewster and Nando Gazzolo as Ken Seagull Ken: Six hundred thousand dollars and all in one swoop! You know, Jerry, it’d byy a lot of land and horses. When I think this money was supposed to buy cannon, it gives me the (read…)

Stardust Memories (1980)

Stardust Memories (1980) Written and directed by Woody Allen. Woody Allen as Sandy Bates. Sandy: You can’t control life. It doesn’t wind up perfectly. Only art you can control — art and masturbation — two areas in which I am an absolute expert.  

Foxy Brown (1974)

Foxy Brown (1974) Written and directed by Jack Hill. Pam Grier as Foxy Brown, Antonio Fargas as Link Brown (not pictured) and Sally Ann Stroud as Deb (not pictured) Foxy: (as she finishes trashing Link’s apartment) You’re movin’ out, brother. Outta town! And I mean it, Link. You think you’re back in with those people, (read…)

Sexy Beast (2000)

Sexy Beast (2000) Directed by Jonathan Glazer. Ben Kingsley as Don Logan and Ray Winstone as Gal Dove. Gal: What can I say, Don? I’ve said it all. I’m retired. Don: Shut up. Cunt. Ya louse. You got some fuckin’ neck, ain’t you? Retired? Fuck off, you’re revoltin’. Look at your fuckin’ suntan. You’re like (read…)

House on Haunted Hill (1959)

House on Haunted Hill (1959) Directed by William Castle. Vincent Price as Frederick Loren and Carol Ohmart as Annabelle Loren. Frederick: You remember the fun we had when you poisoned me? Annabelle: (laughs) Something you ate, the doctor said. Frederick: Yes… arsenic on the rocks.

Starbuck (2013)

The appealing French-Canadian comedy Starbuck stars Patrick Huard (Bon Cop Bad Cop) as David Wozniak, an irresponsible shaggy dog of a man a decade past the age where that kind of shtick is still lovable. In younger days it seems, David repeatedly helped himself over a series of minor financial hurdles as a regular sperm (read…)

Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

Von Ryan’s Express (1965) Directed by Mark Robson. Frank Sinatra as Colonel Joseph L. Ryan and Trevor Howard as Major Eric Fincham Fincham: I can’t expect you to understand this, but these men belong to the Ninth Fusiliers. This regiment fought with Marlborough in Seventeen Hundred and Four, with Wellington against Napoleon, froze and died (read…)

Casualties of War (1989)

Casualties of War (1989) Directed by Brian De Palma. Erik King as Brown. Brown: I’m a armor-plated motherfucker. I’m a armor-plated motherfucker. I’m a armor-plated motherfucker…

The Mercenary (1968)

The Mercenary (1968) Directed by Sergio Corbucci. Franco Nero as Sergei Kowalski  and Franco Ressel as Studs Studs: (points his gun at Kowalski) Polack! You play around with me, I’ll see that you’re gonna get murdered. You play with fire, you’re gonna get burned! Kowalski: I wear gloves. Studs: I don’t see them. I don’t (read…)

The Godfather: Part III (1990)

The Godfather: Part III (1990) Directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. Al Pacino as Michael Corleone and Diane Keaton as Kay Adams Michelson Michael: I want you to forgive me. Kay: For what? Michael: Everything. Kay: Oh. Like God, huh? Michael: No, I need something a little closer.

The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The Godfather: Part II (1974) Directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. John Cazale as Fredo Corleono and Al Pacino as Michael Corleone Fredo: Sometimes I think I should’ve married a woman like you did. Like Kay. Have kids, have a family. For once in my life, be more like… Pop. Michael: It’s not easy (read…)

The Godfather (1972)

The Godfather (1972) Directed and co-written by Francis Ford Coppola. Diane Keaton as Kay Adams and Al Pacino as Michael Corleone Kay: I thought you weren’t going to become a man like your father. That’s what you told me. Michael: My father’s no different than any powerful man… any man who’s responsible for other people. (read…)

Manhunter (1986)

Manhunter (1986) Written and directed by Michael Mann. Tom Noonan as Francis Dollarhyde Dollarhyde: Before me, you are a slug in the sun. You are privy to a great awakening and you recognize nothing. You’re an ant in the afterbirth. It is your nature to do one thing correctly: tremble. But fear is not what (read…)

Watch on the Rhine (1943)

Watch on the Rhine (1943) Directed by Herman Shumlin. Screenplay by Dashiell Hammett from the play by Lillian Hellman. Kurt Katch as Herr Blecher and Henry Daniell as Baron Phili von Ramme Von Ramme: It is generally supposed, Mr. Chandler, that these little talks of Blecher’s are most instructive… and unpleasant. Blecher: Baron von Ramme, (read…)

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Heaven Can Wait (1943) Directed by Ernst Lubitsch Don Ameche as Henry Van Cleve and Gene Tierney as Martha Strable Henry: Martha, do you love me? Martha: Well I hardly know you. Henry: You don’t need to know anything when you love. Love needs no introduction. You love or you don’t love. Martha: You’re mad. (read…)

In Which We Serve (1942)

In Which We Serve (1942) Written and directed by Noel Coward. Michael Wilding as Flags and Noel Coward as Captain E. V. Kinross R.N. Capt. Kinross: Here comes the dawn of a new day, Flags. I shouldn’t be surprised if it were a fairly uncomfortable one. Flags: Yes, sir. Very pretty sky, sir. Somebody sent (read…)

The Human Comedy (1943)

The Human Comedy (1943) Directed by Clarence Brown. James Craig as Tom Spangler and Marsha Hunt as Diana Steed Diana: You will come to dinner, won’t you? You must, you know. Tom: Dinner? Diana: No! You promised. Yes you did. Mother and father are dying to meet you. Seven o’clock sharp… Tom: Take it easy. (read…)

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) Directed by William A. Wellman. Henry Fonda as Gil Carter Gil: Darby sure sells rotten liquor. Warms ya up though. Feels like fire creepin’ in the short grass. I guess I’ll just let ‘er spread a little while.

For Whom the Watercooler Tolls

Daylight Savings Time is a crock of shit. You know they have this invention called electricity where you can turn on lights after the sun goes down, right? It’s scientific! Ok, I’m done bitching about it for another year. The good news is after a long hiatus, I’ve got a few screenings lined up this (read…)

Madame Curie (1943)

Madame Curie (1943) Directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Greer Garson as Marie Sklodowska-Curie. Marie Curie: (speaking before the Faculty of Science at the University of Paris on the 25th anniversary of her discovery of radium.) No one of us can do much. Yet, each of us perhaps, can catch some gleam of knowledge, which modest and (read…)

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) Directed by Sam Wood from the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Ingrid Bergman as Maria and Gary Cooper as Robert Jordan. Maria: Kiss me. Robert: You’re shameless. Maria: Yes. (they kiss)

Teaser: Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”

Official Blurbage: “In the fame-obsessed world of Los Angeles, a group of teenagers take us on a thrilling and disturbing crime-spree in the Hollywood hills. Based on true events, the group, who were fixated on the glamorous life, tracked their celebrity targets online, and stole more than 3 million in luxury goods from their homes. (read…)

The Constant Nymph (1943)

The Constant Nymph (1943) Directed by Edmund Goulding. Charles Boyer as Lewis Dodd and Alexis Smith as Florence Creighton Lewis: I will not be told what I must or must not do. I’ve never permitted myself to be bullied and I’m not going to start now. I’m not a child. Florence: Aren’t you behaving like (read…)

The Song of Bernadette (1943)

The Song of Bernadette (1943) Directed by Henry King. Vincent Price as Prosecutor Vital Dutour, Aubrey Mather as Mayor Lacade and Sig Ruman as Louis Bouriette. Lacade: All France will be laughing at us. And Lourdes was going have a railroad connection. I’d even gone so far as to have the plans drawn up for (read…)

The More the Merrier (1943)

The More the Merrier (1943) Directed by George Stevens. Richard Gaines as Charles J. Pendergast, Charles Coburn as Benjamin Dingle and Jean Arthur as Connie Milligan. Pendergast: Now see here, Mr. Dingle. If there’s a scandal, you’re responsible. You put us all in a bad light. Dingle: I know it was cowardly of me, but (read…)

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