“It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!” If I had a shiny new, unforgeable pound coin for every time I’d heard that, I’d be a rich, rich man. Trouble is, it’s not exactly accurate is it? Great dialogue transcends both the performance and the film from whence it came and has the ability to infiltrate popular culture and consciousness.
From the endlessly quotable to the words you wish you’d said yourself, every Friday will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work.”
Stranded on a prison planet inhabited by devout rapists and murderers, Alien 3 finds Ripley up close and personal with an all too familiar foe. Ripley has to share some home truths when the incarcerated become hopeful that they’re due for a rescue. Bless ’em.
“When they first heard about this thing, it was crew expendable. The next time they sent in marines; they were expendable too. What makes you think they’re gonna care about a bunch of lifers who found God at the ass-end of space?”
Which film quotes leave a ringing in your ears? Sound off and let me know in the comments.