My complete list of Oscar predictions, winners, and other thoughts.
“Someday, when you’re ready you might tell our family story. Only then will you understand what happened and why.” – Robert Redford narrating
“Don’t you think that everyone looks back on their childhood with a certain amount of bitterness and regret about something?” – Katharine Hepburn as Ethel
“I know how comfortable it is to curl up with a nice, fat book full of big words and think you’re going to solve all the problems in the universe. But you’re not, you know. A bit of action is required every now and then.” – Teresa Wright as Carol Beldon
My picks for the 88th Academy Awards.
“Sin, sin, sin! You’re all sinners! You’re all doomed to perdition!” – Burt Lancaster as Elmer Gantry
“We may ask what is relevant but anything beyond that is dangerous. He is a liar. The demon is a liar. He will lie to confuse us. But he will also mix lies with the truth to attack us.” – Max von Sydow as Father Merrin
“Something festers in the heart of Middle-Earth. Something that you have failed to see. But the Great Eye has seen it. Even now he presses his advantage. His attack will come soon. You’re all going to die. But you know this don’t you, Gandalf?” – Christopher Lee as Saruman