…and the quest to see everything

Tenth second of the twentieth minute

I stole this idea from Nathaniel Rogers. These are screen caps of the twentieth minute and tenth second of movies.

Boring story, the screen caps in this post are from movies from my hard drive. This hard drive used to be in my first laptop until, distracted from Pabst Blue Ribbon, I accidentally poured beer on it. I watched these movies are from my college years, when I learned how much I love movies and that I chose the wrong major. (No not really. Are you kidding? I’d rather have hung out with nerdy English majors and rich Art History majors than snobby film majors.)

Their decontextualized oppression linked to IBM, possible from the World War II era.

After telling someone tha smooking is not Islamic, he looks for someone in a maze.

“Happy.” “So happy.” They open the door, joining the crowd of the upper class, waiting.

“Goodbye, little yellow bird…”

He tries to brush her off. “Alcohol rub. Cologne.”

Clandestine interview.

“You’re lying. I can always tell.”

It’s hard doing damage control for a rogue employee “I don’t have all the information yet.”

After the car explosion. “Go on.” “What do you mean…”

We can hear his wife groan. He reads the book to research his new client, for tourism.

“But I heard him say Maude was with God!” “That’s right. I was at Bible camp.”

After a flashback of bile spreading through a body. “But we’re gonna do this without firin’…”

“They can always get somebody else.” Machines roar.

This series for me turned into a context of which movie collection of mine is cooler. I might have given this post an unfair advantage by being nostalgic, but it’s your call.

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2 responses

  1. Those two moments from The Philadelphia Story and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof are just lovely.

    February 11, 2011 at 9:10 pm

  2. Indeed. Paul Newman isn’t showy in that movie, but he knows how to express Brick’s anguish.

    February 12, 2011 at 1:27 pm

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