George Tiffin's All the best lines : an informal history of the movies PDF

By George Tiffin

ISBN-10: 1781852022

ISBN-13: 9781781852026

An off-the-cuff historical past of the flicks advised via a few of cinema's best-loved scenes, from the early days of Hollywood to the current dayPithy put-downs, hard-boiled snarlings, phrases of affection and regretthey're all right here during this selection of 500 memorable motion picture prices, embracing either one-liners (My identify is Pussy Galore) and slices of snappy discussion from images as different as King Kong, Vertigo, The tremendous Seven, Read more...

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And when he found me, he told me I wasn’t really looking for him. I was looking for an answer. It’s the question that drives us, Neo. It’s the question that brought you here. You know the question, just as I did. NEO What is the Matrix? TRINITY The answer is out there, Neo, and it’s looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to. Dir: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski • Scr: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski • Cast: Keanu Reeves (Neo), Carrie-Anne Moss (Trinity) 1999 THE SIXTH SENSE A child psychologist tries to help a young boy who is visited by ghosts.

Just the edge of it. Dir: Hugh Hudson • Scr: Robert Towne (as P. H. Vazak), Michael Austin • Based on a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs • Cast: Ian Holm (Captain Philippe D’Arnot) Edgar Rice Burroughs created the jungle-dwelling hero in his novel Tarzan of the Apes (1912). Several silent film adaptations quickly followed but the character was most famously played by Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmüller in various appearances between 1932 and 1948. With Greystoke, director Hugh Hudson hoped to deliver a more faithful representation of Burroughs’ original story; Academy Award-winning writer Robert Towne (Chinatown, Reds) was so unhappy with Hudson’ s vision that he asked for his name to be replaced with that of his sheepdog, P .

SONJA What did you say? BORIS Oh, I was just planning my future. Dir: Woody Allen • Scr: Woody Allen • Cast: Woody Allen (Boris Grushenko), Diane Keaton (Sonja) 1978 CALIFORNIA SUITE Hannah argues with her ex-husband about their daughter’s future. HANNAH You’re worse than a hopeless romantic. You’re a hopeful one. Dir: Herbert Ross • Scr: Neil Simon • Cast: Jane Fonda (Hannah Warren) 1984 GREYSTOKE: THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, LORD OF THE APES Explorers sail to the coast of an uncharted Africa. D’ARNOT This is not the world, John.

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