ALICE IN THE CITIES - Wim Wenders’ (1974) - The inhuman thing about American TV is not so much that they hack everything up with commercials, though that's bad enough, but in the end all programmes become commercials. Commercials for the status quo. Every image radiates the same disgusting and nauseated message. A kind of boastful contempt. Not one image leaves you in peace, they all want something from you.
Jewel Mayhew (Mary Astor) to Miriam Deering (Olivia de Havilland): "Well, right here on the public street, in the light of day, let me tell you, Miriam Deering, that murder starts in the heart, and its first weapon is a vicious tongue." -- from Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964) directed by Robert Aldrich
Glenn Holland (Richard Dreyfuss): "Playing music is supposed to be fun. It's about heart, it's about feelings, moving people, and something beautiful, and it's not about notes on a page. I can teach you notes on a page, I can't teach you that other stuff." -- from Mr. Holland's Opus (1995) directed by Stephen Herek
That Thing You Do 1996 'Cause we Could be happy can't you see If you'd only let me be the one to hold you And keep you here with me Cause it hurts me so just to see you go Around with someone new And if I know you you're doin' that thing Every day just doin' that thing I can't take you doing that thing you do
Becky (Juliette Lewis): "I love the sky. It's so limitless." // Gilbert (Johnny Depp): "It is big. It's very big." // Becky: "Big doesn't even sum it up, right? That word big is so small." -- from What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) directed by Lasse Hallström
Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Wendy Hood (Christina Ricci): "Dear Lord, thank you for this Thanksgiving holiday. And for all the material possessions we have and enjoy. And for letting us white people kill all the Indians and steal their tribal lands. And stuff ourselves like pigs, even though children in Asia are being napalmed." // Ben Hood (Kevin Kline): "Jesus! Enough, alright? Paul... roll?" -- from The Ice Storm (1997) directed by Ang Lee