Line(s) of the Day #Magnolia

Greenberry Hill

In the New York Herald, November 26, year 1911, there is an account of the hanging of three men. They died for the murder of Sir Edmund William Godfrey; Husband, Father, Pharmacist and all around gentle-man resident of: Greenberry Hill, London. He was murdered by three vagrants whose motive was simple robbery. They were identified as: Joseph Green, Stanley Berry, and Daniel Hill. Green, Berry, Hill. And I Would Like To Think This was Only A Matter Of Chance.

The opening lines as narrated in Magnolia (1999), a mosaic mixture of storylines that arguably includes Tom Cruise’s best ever performance.

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Line(s) of the Day #TheSixthSense

The Sixth Sense

I see dead people.

Cole Sear (Joel Harvey Osment) in supernatural thriller The Sixth Sense (1999).  Famous for its dramatic late twist, the film was nominated for the apt number of six Academy Awards.

Line(s) of the Day #FightClub

Tyler-durden-1

It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.

Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) in the famously rebellious film Fight Club (1999). Directed by David Fincher and based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, it was initially a commercial disappointment, but has since become a cult classic. If you are interested in anti-establishment films, you might enjoy this quiz 

Line(s) of the Day #TheMatrix

Morpheus The Matrix

What is real? How do you define ‘real’? If you’re talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then ‘real’ is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.

Morpheus (Samuel L Jackson) in the iconic sci-fi action film The Matrix (1999), famous for “bullet time” and its view of a simulated reality.

Line(s) of the Day

The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant: You die?
Hogarth Hughes: Well, yes, someday.
The Iron Giant: I die?
Hogarth Hughes: I don’t know. You’re made of metal, but you have feelings, and you think about things, and that means you have a soul. And souls don’t die.
The Iron Giant: Soul?
Hogarth Hughes: Mom says it’s something inside of all good things, and that it goes on forever and ever.

Eli Marienthal and Vin Diesel in ‘The Iron Giant’ (1999)