“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, each week will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work!”
A firm flag-waver of the Book > Film school of thought, a pledge was made to read Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One before seeing Steven Spielberg’s cinematic version. The result? I missed Ready Player One at the flicks.
However, I did just stumble across this line in the novel:
“No one in the world ever gets what they want and that is beautiful.”
Which quotes make you question the abstract nature of life in relation to physical wants and egotistical cravings? Let us know in the comments below.