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 the performance 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!”
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017) is becoming something of an obsession. It’s my Vegan confession; talk to me for five minutes and I’m sure I’ll bring it up. I’ll be exploring the philosophy of Jim Carrey in a feature for Den of Geek soon, but for now, have a read and see if it resonates:
“…And it’s not just show business. It’s Wall Street, it’s anywhere. You go to the office and you put a monkey suit on, and you act a certain way, say a certain thing, and lie through your teeth at times, and you do whatever you need to do to look like a winner, you know.
And at some point of your life, you have to go, “I don’t care what it looks like.” You know, “I found the hole in the psyche and I’m going through, and I’m going to face the abyss of not knowing whether that’s gonna be okay with everybody or not,” you know?”
Which quotes make you question…well…everything? Let us know in the comments below.