Go Into The Story -- Daily Dialogue 2008


May 16 -- To Kill A Mockingbird:"If you just learn a single trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot..." 

May 17 --The Shawshank Redemption: "I'd like to think that the last thing that went through his..."

May 18 -- The Apartment: "When you're in love with a married man, you shouldn't wear mascara."

May 19 -- Sideways: "Only somebody who really takes the time to understand Pinot's potential..."

May 20 -- Dr. Strangelove: "Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed..."

May 21 -- Garden State: "This necklace makes me think of this totally random memory of my..."

May 22 -- Tampopo: "I'll kill you if you make that noise once the movie starts! Understand?"

May 23 -- Breaking Away: "I sure miss playing basketball. I got depressed as hell when my..."

May 24 -- Knocked Up: "Marriage is like a tense, unfunny version of Everybody Loves Raymond..."

May 25 -- Station Agent: "It's funny how people see me and treat me, since I'm really just..." 

May 26 -- Animal House: "The time has come for someone to put his foot down. And that foot is me."

May 27 -- Tootsie: "Well, shame on you for letting a man do that, or any man that does that."

May 28 -- The Matrix: "You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep..."

May 29 -- Casablanca: "Where I'm going, you can't follow. What I've got to do, you can't be any..."

May 30 -- Dirty Harry: "...you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?"

May 31 -- When Harry Met Sally: "I have a theory that hieroglyphics are just an ancient comic strip..." 

June 1 -- Blazing Saddles: "”Ah, Hailie vs. United States. Hailie: 7, United States: nothing..."

June 2 -- The Godfather: "I never wanted this for you. I work my whole life - I don't apologize..."

June 3 -- Local Hero: "My parents were Hungarian immigrants. They took the name MacIntyre..."

June 4 -- Juno: "You should've gone to China, you know, 'cause I hear they give away babies..."

June 5 -- Iron Man: "They say that the best weapon is the one you never have to fire..."

June 6 -- The Silence Of The Lambs: "You know what you look like to me, with your good bag and your..." 

June 7 -- Thelma & Louise: "You shoot off a guy's head with his pants down, believe me, Texas..."

June 8 -- It Happened One Night: "Prying eyes annoy me. Behold the walls of Jericho!"

June 9 -- The Jerk: "The ashtray, the paddle game, and the remote control, and that's all I need..."

June 10 -- Sense And Sensibility: "What do you know of my heart? What do you know of anything..."

June 11 -- Chinatown: "All right, Curly. Enough's enough. You can't eat the Venetian blinds..."

June 12 -- 2001: A Space Odyssey: "I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all..."

June 13 -- Planet Of The Apes: "Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"

June 14 -- City Slickers: "Women need a reason for having sex, men just need a place. "

June 15 -- Wings Of Desire: "First, I'll have a bath. Then I'll be shaved by a Turkish barber who..."

June 16 -- Say Anything: "I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything..."

June 17 -- Defending Your Life: "Y'know if you really wanna make this place feel like Earth..."

June 18 -- The Color of Money: "Money won is twice as sweet as money earned."

June 19 -- Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind: "I could die right now, Clem. I'm just... happy."

June 20 -- Lawrence Of Arabia: "A thousand Arabs means a thousand knives, delivered anywhere..."

June 21 -- My Big Fat Greek Wedding: "I had to go to Greek school, where I learned..."

June 22 -- Citizen Kane: "Rosebud."

June 23 -- Annie Hall: "A relationship, I think, is like a shark. It has to constantly move forward..."

June 24 -- The Big Sleep: "You know what he'll do when he comes back? Beat my teeth out..."

June 25 -- The Hunt for Red October: "Next time, Jack, write a goddamn memo."

June 26 -- Alien: "This is Ripley, last survivor of the Nostromo, signing off."

June 27 -- In & Out: "We just met at the, uh, intersexual... homosection... INTERSECTION!"

June 28 -- Ocean's Eleven: "Ten oughta do it, don't you think? You think we need one more?"

June 29 -- Day for Night: "What is this film-making? You call that a business? You've got no morals!"

June 30 -- Toy Story: "This isn't flying. This is falling with style!"

July 1 -- Sunset Blvd.: "Funny, how gentle people get with you once you're dead."

July 2 -- The Lost Boys: "My own brother, a goddamn, shit-sucking vampire. You wait 'till mom..."

July 3 -- Repo Man: "It happens sometimes. People just explode. Natural causes."

July 4 -- Born on the 4th of July: "Do you remember things that made sense? Things you could..."

July 5 -- Batman Begins: "They told me there was nothing out there, nothing to fear..."

July 6 -- Psycho: "A boy's best friend is his mother."

July 7 -- Malcolm X: "We didn't land on Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rock landed on us!"

July 8 -- The Great Gatsby: "In his enchanted gardens, men and girls came and went like moths..."

July 9 -- Dave: "If you've ever seen the look on somebody's face the day they finally get a job..."

July 10 -- Charlie Wilson's War: "You know you've reached rock bottom when you're told you have..."

July 11 -- Hellboy: "What makes a man a man? A friend of mine once wondered..."

July 12 -- Reversal of Fortune: "I take cases because I get pissed off. And I am pissed off here."

July 13 -- American Graffiti: "You're the most beautiful, exciting thing I've ever seen in my life and..."

July 14 -- Reservoir Dogs: "I don't wanna kill anybody. But if I gotta get out that door, and you're..."

July 15 -- Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman: "He is not insane. He simply wants to die."

July 16 -- Witness: "We're all very happy that you're going to live, John Book. We didn't know what..."

July 17 -- Pan's Labyrinth: "And every day, the rose wilted, unable to bequeath its gift to anyone..."

July 18 -- Animal House"Did we give up when Hitler bombed Pearl Harbor?"

July 19 -- High Fidelity: "Songs at my funeral: "Many Rivers to Cross" by Jimmy Cliff..."

July 20 -- Manhattan: "Why is life worth living? It's a very good question..."

July 21 -- 12 Angry Men: "To continue, you've listened to a long and complex case: murder in the..."

July 22 -- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: "We had two bags of grass, seventy-five pellets..."

July 23 -- Pretty Woman: "When I was a little girl, my mama used to lock me in the attic when I..."

July 24 -- Apocalypse Now: "I should have been a pair of ragged claws scuttling across floors..."

July 25 -- Kalifornia: "I'd always wanted to be a writer, but there's a big difference between..."

July 26 -- Flightplan: "...the problem is that my daughter is missing and no one can tell me where..."

July 27 -- Prizzi's Honor: "I knew she was the woman for me. She'd organized the scam in Vegas..."

July 28 -- Jean de Florette: "Remember, it's much easier to push something downhill than uphill..."

July 29 -- Manon des Sources: "He's such a bigot he might confess other people's sins."

July 30 -- Groundhog Day: You're kind to strangers and children, and when you stand in the snow..."

July 31 -- Rocky: "Ah come on, Adrian, it's true. I was nobody. But that don't matter either..."

August 1 -- All About Eve: "Funny business, a woman's career -- the things you drop on your way..."

August 2 -- The Motorcycle Diaries: "What do we leave behind when we cross each frontier..."

August 3 -- Network: "I don't have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad..."

August 4 -- Sunset Blvd.: "Well, this is where you came in, back at that pool again..."

August 5 -- Shakespeare in Love: "My story starts at sea... a perilous voyage to an unknown land..."

August 6 -- How Green Was My Valley: "So I can close my eyes on my valley as it is today, and it..."

August 7 -- Wedding Crashers: "That we're all one. That separateness is an illusion, and that I'm..."

August 8 -- Die Hard: "You can either walk out of here... or be carried out."

August 9 -- Fight Club: "Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived..."

August 10 -- Some Like It Hot: "Look how she moves! It's like Jell-O on springs..."

August 11 -- Rashomon: "I, for one, have seen hundreds of men dying like animals..."

August 12 -- Syriana: "If anything happens to me or my family, an accident, an accusation..."

August 13 -- The Untouchables: "You wanna know how to get Capone? They pull a knife, you pull..."

August 14 -- Magnolia: "So, so beautiful. And I cheated on her... over and over and over again."

August 15 -- Broadcast News: "What do you think the Devil is going to look like if he's around?"

August 16 -- Basic Instinct: "Number 1, I don't remember how often I used to jerk off, but it was..."

August 17 -- The Godfather: "I understand. You found paradise in America. You had a good trade..."

August 18 -- The Jerk: "And that's all I need. The ashtray, the remote control, the paddle game..."

August 19 -- Big Fish: "There's a time when a man needs to fight and a time when he needs to..."

August 20 -- Jacob's Ladder: "So, if you're frightened of dying and... and you're holding on..."

August 21 -- Easy Rider: "Of course, don't ever tell anybody that they're not free, 'cause then..."

August 22 -- The Usual Suspects: "Gee, thanks, Dave. Bang-up job so far. Extortion, coercion..."

August 23 -- Kiss Kiss Bang Bang: "In movies where the studio gets all paranoid about a downer..."

August 24 -- High Noon: "If you're honest you're poor your whole life and in the end you wind up..."

August 25 -- Farenheit 451: "Monday, we burn Miller; Tuesday, Tolstoy; Wednesday, Whitman..."

August 26 -- Beowulf: "I am Ripper... Tearer... Slasher... Gouger. I am the Teeth in the Darkness..."

August 27 -- Apollo 13: "I'm in a Banshee at night in combat conditions, so there's no running..."

August 28 -- M*A*S*H: "...we figure to crack this kid's chest and get out to golf course before it..."

August 29 -- American Beauty: "You have no idea what I'm talking about. But don't worry..."

August 30 -- Zoolander: "Just because we have chiseled abs and stunning features, it doesn't..."

August 31 -- Harry and Tonto: "You never really feel somebody's suffering; you only feel their death."

September 1 -- On The Waterfront: "I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been..."

September 2 -- Out of Sight: I know more fucked-up bank robbers than ones who know what..."

September 3 -- Duck Soup: "That covers a lot of ground. Say, you cover a lot of ground yourself..."

September 4 -- The Verdict: "We doubt our institutions. And we doubt the law. But today you are..."

September 5 -- The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance: "When the legend becomes face, print the..."

September 6 -- Armageddon: "I understand that you were handicapped by a natural immaturity..."

September 7 -- The Odd Couple: "He'll kill himself just to spite me. Then his ghost will come back..."

September 8 -- The Maltese Falcon: "I hope they don't hang you, precious, by that sweet neck..."

September 9 -- Donnie Darko: "I like rabbits and all. They're cute and they're horny."

September 10 -- Batman Begins: "People from your world have so much to lose..."

September 11 -- Mad Max: "It's that rat circus out there, I'm beginning to enjoy it..."

September 12 -- Brave Little Toaster: "And then the master gave me a new bulb... and I glowed."

September 13 -- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: "What the Black Pearl is..."

September 14 -- Shampoo: "Face it, they know we're always trying to nail 'em and they don't like it."

September 15 -- Paths of Glory: "Gentlemen of the court, there are times that I'm ashamed to be..."

September 16 -- Withnail and I: "Look at my tongue; it's wearing a yellow sock..."

September 17 -- The Seven Samurai: "What's the use of worrying about your beard when your head's..."

September 18 -- Hope and Glory: "You're not quite old enough, but, well...it's the googly."

September 19 -- West Side Story: "Well now I can kill, too, because now I have hate."

September 20 -- Catch and Release: "I think catch and release fisherman are heartless weenies."

September 21 -- The Swimmer: "Pool by pool, they form a river all the way to our house."

September 22 -- Cast Away: "We live and we die by time. And we must not commit the sin of..."

September 23 -- Three Comrades: "Rum, cognac, whiskey? The League of Nations, darling..."

September 24 -- The Goodbye Girl: "Also, I sleep in the nude. Au buffo. Winter and summer rain or..."

September 25 -- A Hard Day's Night: "I now declare this bridge open. "

September 26 -- Ferris Bueller's Day Off: "I mean, really, what's the point? I'm not European."

September 27 -- Clear and Present Danger: "Your word is who you are."

September 28 -- Pulp Fiction: "There's a passage I got memorized. Ezekiel 25:17."

September 29 -- The Fisher King: "It begins with the king as a boy, having to spend the night alone..."

September 30 -- Rosemary's Baby: "What have you done to him? What have you done to his eyes..."

October 1 -- Double Indemnity: "We were talking about automobile insurance, only you were thinking..."

October 2 -- Turner & Hootch: "If you're hungry, finish the hamburgers!  Eat the buns!"

October 3 -- What's Up Tiger Lily?: "...death and danger are my various breads and various butters."

October 4 -- Predator: "If it bleeds, we can kill it."

October 5 -- Diner: "We all know most marriages depend on a firm grasp of football trivia."

October 6 -- Malcolm X: "We didn't land on Plymouth Rock.  Plymouth Rock landed on us!"

October 7 -- The Simpsons Movie: "I don't think about things.  I mean, I respect those who do..."

October 8 -- The Bishop's Wife: "The only people who grow old were born old to begin with."

October 9 -- Bob & Ted & Carola & Alice: "First, we'll have an orgy.  Then we'll go see Tony Bennett."

October 10 -- Brazil: "Information Transit got the wrong man.  I got the right man."

October 11 -- Babel: "Save my brother.  He did nothing..."

October 12 -- Empire of the Sun: "I can taste it in my mouth, oil and cordite!"

October 13 -- The Thing From Another World: "...as though you're describing some form of super carrot."

October 14 -- Dear Frankie: "I was looking for a man... a stranger.  No past, no present, no future..."

October 15 -- American Pie: "Oh, my God.  She used me.  I was used.  Cool!"

October 16 -- The Grapes of Wrath: "...wherever there's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there..."

October17 -- The Meaning of Life: "Putrid foul and gangrenous, the Lord God made them all.  Amen."

October 18 -- Matilda: "I'm smart; you're dumb.  I'm big; you're small.  I'm right; you're wrong..."

October 19 -- Matewan: "You work, they don't.  That's all you got to know about the enemy."

October 20 -- The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: "...the don't-knows have lived with that lie so long they just..."

October 21 -- Victory: "This frigging game is ruining my life."

October 22 -- Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid: "You just keep thinkin' Butch.  That's what you're good..."

October 23 -- Big: "I met a girlfriend - a triscuit.  She said, a triscuit - a biscuit..."

October 24 -- The Full Monty: "Anti-wrinkle cream there may be, but anti-fat-bastard cream there is..."

October 25 -- The Last Samurai: "My thanks, on behalf of those who died in the name of..."

October 26 -- Traffic: "What's Washington like?  Well, it's like Calcutta, surrounded by beggars..."

October 27 -- The Breakfast Club: "My impression of life at Big Bri's house, 'Son?'  'Yeah, Dad?'"

October 28 -- The African Queen: "There ain't nothin' so complicated as the inside of a torpedo."

October 29 -- A Few Good Men: "Son, we live in a world that has walls and those walls need to be..."

October 30 -- It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World: "As far as I can see, American men have been totally..." 

October 31 -- Dracula: "The spider spinning his web for the unwary fly.  The blood is the life..."

November 1 -- The Truth About Cats & Dogs: "You and I combined make the perfect political prisoner..."

November 2 -- Eraserhead: "In Heaven, everything is fine.  You've got your good things..."

November 3 -- The History of the World Part I: "Get your columns here!  Ionic, Doric, Corinthian!"

November 4 -- The Constant Gardener: "...there are no murders in Africa.  Only regrettable deaths..."

November 5 -- In America: "We heard Manhattan before we ever saw it, a thousand strange voices..."

November 6 -- The Candidate: "What happens now?"

November 7 -- Jurassic Park: "Dinosaurs had their shot, and nature selected them for extinction."

November 8 -- Happy Endings: "Nothing says, 'I love you' like blackmail."

November 9 -- The Ninth Gate: "There have been men who have been burned alive or disemboweled..."

November 10 -- Yentl: "Why is it people who want the truth never believe it when they hear it?"

November 11 -- Glengarry Glen Ross: "Nice guy?  I don't give a shit.  Good father?  Fuck you!"

November 12 -- Mystic River: "We bury our sins here, Dave.  We wash them clean."

November 13 -- Searching for Bobby Fischer : "Your son creates like Fischer.  He sees like him, inside."

November 14 -- An American in Paris: "Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent..."

November 15 -- The Terminal: "Amelia, would you like an eat to bite?"

November 16 -- Boogie Nights: "You know my reputation.  Thirteen inches of tough load..."

November 17 -- The Gods Must Be Crazy: "He thought it was unfair of the gods to make him throw..."

November 18 -- High Sierra: "I wouldn't give you two cents for a dame without a temper."

November 19 -- House of Sand and Fog: "They have the eyes of small children who are forever looking..."

November 20 -- Pieces of April: "I only have one nice April memory.  Only one.  She was about three..."

November 21 -- Adventures in Babysitting: "...if either of you give me any grief, I swear to God I'll kill..."

November 22 -- 48 Hrs.: "I'm just gonna end up fuckin' you up out here and it's gonna be an..."

November 23 -- After Hours: "What do you want from me?  I'm just a word processor!"

November 24 -- Love and Death: "The key is, to not think of death as an end, but as more of a very..."

November 25 -- Outrageous Fortune: "I can't talk to that guy.  I went to private school."

November 26 -- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: "You can't run a chocolate factory with a family..."

November 27 -- Miracle on 34th Street: "For the past 50 years or so I've been getting more and more..."

November 28 -- The Ice Storm: "But only in your head, because you can't draw a perfect square in a..."

November 29 -- Forrest Gump: "I don't know if we each have a destiny, of if we're all just floatin' around..."

November 30 -- Dressed to Kill: "Don't make me be a bad girl again!"

December 1 -- A Christmas Story: "I want an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two Hundred-Shot..."

December 2 -- The Postman Always Rings Twice: "...the way he wears it, you'd think it was a noose..."

December 3 -- Adaptation: "I know how to finish the script now.  It ends with Kaufman driving home..."

December 4 -- Back to the Future: "Next Saturday night, we're sending you back to the future!"

December 5 -- Shadowlands: "Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world."

December 6 -- Twin Peaks, Season 1, Episode 2: "I've got good news.  That gum you like is going to..."

December 7 -- Twilight: "The hunt is his obsession.  He's never gonna stop."

December 8 -- Alice in Wonderland: "...what it is it wouldn't be, and what it wouldn't be, it would."

December 9 -- When a Man Loves a Woman: "It's horrifying how much you can hate yourself for being..."

December 10 -- 28 Days Later: "No, see this is a really shit idea.  You know why?  Because it's really..."

December 11 -- A Perfect World: "Phillip, you have a goddamned red, white and blue American right..."

December 12 -- Them: "We haven't seen the end of them. We've only had a close view of the beginning..."

December 13 -- Sex, Lies and Videotape: "I think that sex is overrated. I think that people place far too..."

December 14 -- The Illustrated Man: "...don't you look at those illustrations too long, because they'll..."

December 15 -- Whale Rider: "A long time ago, my ancestor Paikea came to this place on the back of a..."

December 16 -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being: "I've met another man. He's the best man I've ever..."

December 17 -- Scrooge: "Well, then, I'll just swallow this and be tortured by a legion of hobgoblins..."

December 18 -- P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang: "Please God. Today or tomorrow - or early next week..."

December 19 -- The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean: "Ordinarily, I'd take you in my court and try you..."

December 20 -- My Left Foot: "Con-gra-tu-la-tions to you and Peter. I'm glad you taught me to speak..."

December 21 -- Bonnie and Clyde: "You've heard the story of Jesse James / Of how he lived and died..."

December 22 -- Training Day: "You don't like narcotics, get the fuck out of my car..."

December 23 -- The Player: "I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer..."

December 24 -- Sullivan's Travels: "There's a lot to be said for making people laugh..."

December 25 -- The Polar Express: "On Christmas Eve many years ago I laid quietly in my bed..."

December 26 -- The 400 Blows: "Sometimes I'd tell them the truth and they still wouldn't believe me..."

December 27 -- Ali: "You my enemy, not no Chinese, no Vietcong, no Japanese..."

December 28 -- Spellbound: "Women make the best psychoanalysts until they fall in love..."

December 29 -- Poltergeist: They're here."

December 30 -- Tron: "On the other side of the screen, it all looks so easy."

December 31 -- August Rush: "Listen. Can you hear it? The music. I can hear it everywhere..."