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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 charges, embracing either one-liners (My identify is Pussy Galore) and slices of snappy discussion from photos as various as King Kong, Vertigo, The great Seven, Read more...


a casual background of the flicks informed via a few of cinema's best-loved scenes, from the early days of Hollywood to the current day. Read more...

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We are all interested in the future, for that is where you and I are going to spend the rest of our lives. Dir: Edward D. Wood Jr • Scr: Edward D. Wood Jr • Cast: Criswell (Narrator) The production was funded by a Baptist church; it took three years to find a distributor who would take it on, only for it to be voted Worst Film of All Time in The Golden Turkey Awards (1980). 1960 BREATHLESS (À BOUT DE SOUFFLE) An aspiring journalist interviews a writer whose answers are always unexpected. PATRICIA What is your greatest ambition in life?

Choose DIY and wondering who the fuck you are on Sunday morning. Choose sitting on that couch watching mindnumbing, spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fucking junk food into your mouth. Choose rotting away at the end of it all, pissing your last in a miserable home, nothing more than an embarrassment to the selfish, fucked-up brats you spawned to replace yourselves. Choose your future. Choose life. . But why would I want to do a thing like that? I chose not to choose life. I chose somethin’ else.

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