Favorite films » Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Woody Allen
"Why not? Life is short. Life is dull. Life is full of pain. And this is a chance for something special."
Favorite films » Labyrinth (1986), Jim Henson
"I have reordered time. I have turned the world upside down, and I have done it all for you! I am exhausted from living up to your expectations."
Favorite films » Psycho (1960), Alfred Hitchcock
"It’s not like my mother is a maniac or a raving thing. She just goes a little mad sometimes. We all go a little mad sometimes. Haven’t you?"
Favorite films » It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963), Stanley Kramer
"Where did you get that funny accent? Are you from Harvard or something?"
Favorite films » Big Fish (2003), Tim Burton
"Most men, they’ll tell you a story straight through. It won’t be complicated, but it won’t be interesting either."
Favorite films » Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Steven Spielberg
"I keep telling you, you listen to me more, you live longer."
Favorite films » The Jerk (1979), Carl Reiner
"I’m gonna bounce back and when I do I’m gonna buy you a diamond so big it’s gonna make you puke."
Favorite films » Mädchen in Uniform (1958), Géza von Radványi
"It is my lady. Oh, it is my love. Fräulein von Bernburg…"
Favorite films » Rope (1948), Alfred Hitchcock
"I’ve always wished for more artistic talent. Well, murder can be an art, too. The power to kill can be just as satisfying as the power to create."
Favorite films » Plein soleil (1960), René Clément
"That’s why you took my bank statements. You kill me, and you’re rich."
Favorite films » Inception (2010), Christopher Nolan
"You’re waiting for a train, a train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you don’t know for sure. But it doesn’t matter."
Favorite films » A Fish Called Wanda (1988), Charles Crichton
"Let me correct you on a few things: Aristotle was not Belgian. The central message of Buddhism is not ‘every man for himself.’ And the London Underground is not a political movement. Those are all mistakes, Otto. I looked them up."
Favorite films » Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Steven Spielberg
"I am a shadowy reflection of you. It would take only a nudge to make you like me. To push you out of the light."
Favorite films » The Muppet Movie (1979), James Frawley
"There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met."
Favorite films » Almost Famous (2000), Cameron Crowe
"Act One, in which she pretends she doesn’t care about him. Act Two, in which he pretends he doesn’t care about her, but he goes right for her. Act Three, in which it all plays out the way she planned it. She’ll eat him alive."