Ryan Bingham: You know that moment when you look into somebody’s eyes and you can feel them staring into your soul and the whole world goes quiet just for a second?
Natalie Keener: Yes.
Ryan Bingham: Right. Well, I don’t.
-Up in the Air (2009)
Does it mean that he lived in vain? And accepting it, the way he did, was he leading a sad life? I mean, yes, he was, but did he know that?
Adam: A tumor?
Dr. Ross: Yes.
Dr. Ross: Yes.
Adam: That doesn’t make any sense though. I mean… I don’t smoke, I don’t drink… I recycle…
I guess this is a cliche but then, I honestly can’t think of a different response.
One more thing before I end this, I just love Joseph Gordon-Levitt and I have also stated in a previous post that I consider this to be Rogen’s best performance as well.
“Do you ever get the feeling that the Universe is against ya?”
–Dr. Henry Goose, Cloud Atlas (2012)
Well, do ya?
“I wish I’d done everything on earth with you.”
-Daisy Buchanan, The Great Gatsby(2013)
This quote is often credited to F. Scott Fitzgerald, but he did not actually include this quote in his famous novel. The line was added to the screenplay for Baz Luhrmann’s new film adaptation.
“If this is to end in fire, then we will all burn together!”
–Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
“Let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.”
-Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
“Some people are just born with tragedy in their blood.”
–Gretchen, Donnie Darko (2001)
I don’t know if I believe in fate or not, is everything predestined? I don’t know. All i know is that true tragedy happens when one stops to believe. As long as we are willing to try, wonders can happen.
“Hurt people hurt people.”
–Florence Marr, Greenberg (2010)
Need I say more?
“This part of my life… this part right here? This part is called “being stupid.””
-Christopher Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
This particular part makes up for most of my day.
“To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.”
–Walter Mitty, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
I have a strong urge to travel, to see the world and when I’m not doing anything about it, I go crazy. In those moments, literature and movies come to my rescue. They keep me from going insane. They fill my mind with things that I haven’t experienced and they make me sad. The good kind of sad.