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My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a surprising hit romantic comedy for one hit wonder Nia Vardalos, who also wrote the story. I thought the stereotyping of a Greek family was dead on and this film had similar quality to another ethnic romantic comedy, Bride and Prejudice. The movie made me laugh and as a first generation immigrant, I identified with Vardalos' character. A funny movie.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975): Terry Gilliam Terry Jones Graham Chapman John Cleese Eric Idle Michael Palin. Before the Broadway musical, there was this: "We're knights of the Round Table, we dance whene'er we're able. We do routines and chorus scenes with footwork impec-cable, We dine well here in Camelot, we eat ham and jam and Spam a lot."
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
"You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose. It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood." - Tyne Daly
must read - they want our kids to have no critical thinking skills?
“Me? I’m scared of everything. I’m scared of what I saw, I’m scared of what I did, of who I am, and most of all I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you.” —Baby (Jennifer Grey) to Johnny (Patrick Swayze).
One of the best TV shows of all time
Still one of my favorite reads!