Sunday, May 18, 2008

Concerning Movie Quotes

The task.
Take the American Film Institutes (AFI) top hundred movie quotes off all time and apply some of them to a scenario with The Great One, The MJ and The OH. Without adding or removing any words, or placing ques, change the context of the quotes.
(OK, so i thought of it now, but here goes)
Straight after KOTP
Waseem : "I'm king of the world!"
MJ: "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn."
OH : "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!"
"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse"
"Here's Johnny!"
MJ : "Well, nobody's perfect."
Waseem: "Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."
OH: "Say hello to my little friend!"
Waseem: "It's alive! It's alive!"
MJ: "Houston, we have a problem."
OH: "I am big! It's the pictures that got small."
Waseem : "You can't handle the truth!"
OH: "You talkin' to me?"
"Go ahead, make my day."
"You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow."
"Who's on first."
Waseem: "Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"
MJ: "Show me the money!"
OH: "You've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya, punk?"
MJ: "What we've got here is failure to communicate."
OH: "My precious."
Waseem: "Snap out of it!"
MJ: "We'll always have Paris."
OH: "Hasta la vista, baby."


My dartboard said...

with me, two that come to mind, dirty harry, taxi driver. some others, forest gump. a few good men.

i think you're right. we're too sad.

Mohamed Karolia said...

You guys are not sad you just innovative with the situation that presents itself to you. That situation being a boring one.... The force is strong in you guys

Anonymous said...

why dont modern movies give us memorable quotes?

M Junaid said...

K man - ten points for adding another quote to our list - i wanted to put it in but it didnt fit with any of the other parts.

OH - i embrace my geekness

anon - the AFI is all about celebrating film history, so basically, their list is extremely biased. If you look at the threee criteria they use, one of them is

"Legacy: Movie quotations that viewers use to evoke the memory of a treasured film, thus ensuring and enlivening its historical legacy." (wikipedia)

Lets do this - lets make a list of our favourite quotes from ovies released in the last twenty years. I think we can compile a list of fifty and and vote on them. I'l start

Dude, what does mine say?

You cut me deep Shrek, you cut me real deep

they may take our lives, but they'l never take, our freedom

Yippy Kay Yay Motherfucker

Not Hoo har, As Gaar

the claw decides who will go and who will stay

Evil Me

Oh Behave

First Rule of Fight Club is that you do not speak about fight club

Flied Lice? It is Fried Rice you Plick

Brett: What?
Brett: Yes!
Jules: Then you know what I'm saying!
Brett: Yes!
Jules: Describe what Marcellus Wallace looks like!
Brett: What, I-?
Jules: [pointing his gun] Say what again. SAY WHAT AGAIN. I dare you, I double dare you, motherfucker. Say what one more goddamn time.
Brett: He's b-b-black...
Jules: Go on.
Brett: He's bald...
Jules: Does he look like a bitch?
Brett: What? [Jules shoots Brett in shoulder]
Brett: No!
Jules: Then why you try to fuck him like a bitch, Brett?
Brett: I didn't.
Jules: Yes you did. Yes you did, Brett. You tried to fuck him. And Marcellus Wallace don't like to be fucked by anybody, except Mrs. Wallace.

OK - let me stop. So come on - throw in your favourite quots ( I know exactly which one the great one will be typing ;)

Waseem said...

Casablanca, Frankenstein, Scarface, Short circuit, apollo 13, Titanic, Godfather, Jerry Maguire, LOTR two towers, Terminator 2

Adding on to OHs few

Anonymous said...

I came across ur blog while looking at a friends. And gradually I’v been drawn into what u write so that I check into ur blog regularly. I was looking at ur old stuff today. And much of it made me feel extremely sad. Even brought tears to my eyes on more than one occasion and im not the crying type. What brought this out was that as many times as u say ‘im awesome 96 percent of the time’ much of what u write is so heartbreaking. Ur in the same place now emotionally as u were in 2006..pining away, hoping for something that u want more than anything, to happen and I c no sign of ur hope abating. I’ve been there (was there for 3 years) and it brings back memories.I had to move on and I did.And life is amazing now. I didnt think it could be.But im glad i was wrong.I didnt forget, but i accepted and created something else with someone else. The point im trying to make is..whats it going to take? Are u content to pine way, while u slowly erode away inside? Allowing little things to give u great hope and even littler things to bring u crashing down? While I write this I know it’s futile. U don’t want to move on and find something else amazing, that may well be right under ur nose. But u owe urself happiness of the full and complete kind. Not the kind that comes from hoping for something in the vague and indefinite future. I read over this and realize what I want to say to u hasn’t come out right. But its concern for Concerning MJ that prompts this weird ranting. Good Luck MJ. Hope u find the happiness ur looking for.And soon. Dont block urself off to the potential of something else.

P.S. thinking now, what really made me write this was the first comment on ur post, concerning face book. words to live by

Crimson Shimmer said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Crimson Shimmer said...

Thank you Sir MJ :)
kind of you...

Do you perhaps have that Rumi poem?

entertaining post` btw

My dartboard said...

i can identify the actors, cant remember most of those movies. is the shining mentioned?

Anonymous said...

Jak Nickolsons famous lines - Heres Jonny and You cant handle the truth.

favourite modern quote - I found it on ebay . optimus prime -transformers

Right on to anon. Move on MJ.

entertaining post. you have a dirty mind... or do I? :$

Anonymous said...

heres jonny is from the shining

M Junaid said...

anon who typed out the heartbreaking post, i just want address the concerns that you have raised in this comment. For everyone else who wrote after them. Thanks- it is the shining. And i also like the line from transformers.

I read your comment and i was speechless. Because i always show a bit of mj on this blog, but i always keep a bit for myself. I never imagined a stranger could pick up on so much. Your one sentence - allowing little things to give you great hope and even littler things to bring you crashing down just hit home. By the way- i've liked her since august 2005 so its three years as well :P. So, here i am baring my soul hopefully on a comment page that wont be read again (people only comment on your latest posts- which is part of the reason why i did the matrix one- classic mj subterfuge) sometimes i feel excluded. I do. Sometimes we need titles. I do. Sometimes we need to just forget the world. So, anon. Yes, sometimes i am a little sad. Because i feel i've never been given a chance to give all of me. But when i'm happy, i've never been happier. And that to me means so much more. Life has its high notes, but i also want to experience its low notes. When i think about mjad. I realise that the a always stood for adores. It doesn't take two to adore. Just mj. So. Yeah. We want to capture happiness in a bottle and drink from it. But where do we get that nectar from if not from being with each other. Being each others. Because if it isn't a shared experience, its like a form of tax given. I don't look at the past three years with regret. Because its taught me how to love, how to compromise and most importantly, it made me a better person. As i said in my january post- i'm happy with just being. For now. Anyway. I dont want to start rambling, and i don't want to expose too much of myself. So if you want to continue this, you know my e mail address. Thanks again for taking the time to be concerned about mj

M Junaid said...

heres where i got the quotes from

gone with the wind
the godfather
the shining
some like it hot
forest gump
appolo 11
sunset boulevard
a few good men
taxi driver
sudden impact
to have and have not
the naughty nineties
planet of the apes
jerry maguire
dirty harry
cool hand luke
lotr two towers
terminator 2