July 18, 2019

In Fighting With My Family, Saraya (Florence Pugh) scolds her pouting brother Zak (Jack Lowden). His dreams of becoming a big-time professional wrestler are gone, and he can't cope. 

What she says to him affected me so much that I spontaneously reevaluated my...

December 7, 2018

A relatively obscure scene from the original ROCKY changed my life - and it may have the same effect on you.

November 26, 2018

"Nobody ever tells you beforehand how ridiculously hard it's going to be."

That utilitarian line from the late Adriennne Shelly's screenplay, The Waitress (1:14:15), is so much bigger than the context from which it was delivered. It was the only line from a fed-up, dise...

October 28, 2018

Andrew: My God, are we gonna be like our parents? 

Claire: Not me... ever.

Allison: It's unavoidable, it just happens.

Claire: What happens?

Allison: When you grow up, your heart dies. 

Bender: Who cares?

Allison: I care. 

The last ten seconds of  this memorable scene  won't...

October 5, 2018

Rose: Go away!

Jack: I can't. I'm involved now. You let go and I'm going to have to jump in there after you. 

In this scenefrom my daughter's favorite movie, after Jack spotted the suicidal Rose, he couldn't go back. He couldn't go back to not knowing that a severely dis...

October 1, 2018

"The people who are trying to make this world worse are not taking a day off. How can I? Light up the darkness."  

I love this scene so much that I had a t-shirt made that said, en espanol,

ilumina la oscuridad

"Light up the darkness." In the film I Am Leg...

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