Quote: “It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!”
If I had a shiny new 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…”
With seasonal affective disorder kicking in, we take a break from being our usual, chipper selves…and as a result Totes Quotes has gone bad! Bile and vitriol are now the order of the day, as long as it’s not a work day…as this is likely to get NSFW AF!
In sharp contrast to her Holier than thou turn as Trinity in The Matrix, Carrie-Anne Moss is simply b-b-b-b-bad to the bone as Natalie in Memento. Taking advantage of Leonard’s (Guy Pearce) recollective condition and knowing he’ll soon forget, she spells out just how she’s going to use him, before well and truly sticking the boot in.
“You know what one of the reasons for short term memory loss is? Venereal disease. Maybe your c**t of a f*****g wife sucked one too many diseased c****s and turned you into a f****g r*****d.”
Ouch! Neo wouldn’t stand for that!
Which movie quote beat that for pure venomous delivery? Let us know in the comments below…we can take it!