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All the best lines : an informal history of the movies by George Tiffin

By George Tiffin

A casual heritage of the films informed 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 the following during this number of 500 memorable motion picture rates, embracing either one-liners (My identify is Pussy Galore) and slices of snappy discussion from photographs as various as King Kong, Vertigo, The tremendous Seven, Read more...


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Non-existence. . black emptiness... 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.

I hardly said a word to my wife, until I said ‘yes’ to a divorce. When I was here, I wanted to be there; when I was there, all I could think of was getting back into the jungle. I’m here a week now, waiting for a mission, getting softer. Every minute I stay in this room, I get weaker, and every minute Charlie squats in the bush, he gets stronger. Each time I looked around the walls moved in a little tighter. Apocalypse Now (1979) I was twelve going on thirteen first time I saw a dead human being.

And that’s what we’re gonna do. We’re gonna have a good time. We’re gonna have a party! Dir: Roger Corman • Scr: Charles B. Griffith, Peter Bogdanovich • Cast: Peter Fonda (Heavenly Blues) Shot three years before Easy Rider, Roger Corman’ s film about motorcycles, rebellion and counter-culture also starred P eter Fonda. The real Hell’ s Angels, some of whom appeared as extras in the film, temporarily abandoned their anarchic beliefs to sue Corman for $5 million [$35 million] for portraying their organization in ‘ a negative light’ .

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