Posts Tagged ‘Couples on the Run’

It Happened One Night

“Do you love her?” “Yes, but don’t hold that against me — I’m a little screwy myself!” In 1934, a little film studio released what they thought would be a minor but fun little film called “It Happened One Night.” That film went on to earn 5 Oscar nominations — Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress…

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The Night of the Hunter

“It’s a hard world for little things.” Charles Laughton is most known for his larger than life performances in films from the 30s through the 60s, but he did have one chance to direct which came in the form of 1955’s The Night of the Hunter, a film he also co-wrote with James Agee based…

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

“It’s over! Don’t you get that? Your times is over and you’re gonna die bloody, and all you can do is choose where.” William Goldman is often credited as the first screenwriter to sell a spec script, meaning he wrote a script without getting paid for it then sold it once he was done with…

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True Romance

“After I see a movie, I like to go get a piece of pie and talk about it.  It’s sort of a little tradition I have.  Do you like to get pie after you see a good movie?” “Yeah, I love to get pie after a movie.” “Would you like to go get some pie…

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Midnight Run

“I’ve known you all of two minutes and already I don’t like you.” “Gee, that’s too bad. I really like you.” Infrequent filmmaker Martin Brest may have directed the box office bombs Gigli and Meet Joe Black, but he also directed the huge critical and commercial successes Beverly Hills Cop and Scent of a Woman.…

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