“When was it you started thinking you were better than me?” – Robert DeNiro as Nick Wells
“You don’t study scaring, you just do it.” – John Goodman as Sully
“Everything’s happy underground.” – Ben Folds Five
“See, my damie, Pootie Tang don’t wa-da-tah to the shama cow… ’cause thats a cama cama leepa-chaiii, dig?” – Lance Crouther as Pootie Tang
“I am not AN American,” Mark Twain said, “I am THE American.” – Mark Twain
“In 1956, at the height of her career, Marilyn Monroe went to England to make a film with Sir Laurence Olivier. While there she met a young man named Colin Clark, who wrote a diary about the making of the film. This is their true story.” – Title Card from My Week with Marilyn
When you take a male model at the end of his career and brainwash him into killing the Prime Minister of Malaysia you might not expect laughs. This film defies expectation when it takes this premise and makes it a comedy.
Band of Brothers is not exception to the quality of work I’ve come to expect from HBO. With Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg as executive producers this series of episodes is bound to stand the test of time.