Wednesday, March 01, 2006

And the award goes to...

Brrr...whenever boredom sets in, it's time to have some run-time fun! So here I am blogging again, and I've decided to conduct my own awards ceremony, for the best movie dialogues (or rather, the best ones i like) based on random categories of my choice. (Ofcourse, only English movies count - Hindi and Mallu flicks will just have to wait.)
Ok..let's start folks!!

The Best Movie Dialogue in the category of 'Staney Boy's Childhood Favourite' goes to .....
"Hasta la vista, baby" from the movie 'Terminator-2:JD'.
[One of my all-time fav flicks. The only bigger T2-JD fan (than myself) i know is my friend, Somu (who's now onsite in some pattikad in Kerala..hahaha..sorry da!). He knows almost all the dialogues by-heart n in sequence too! This dialogue was the symbol of absolute power and macho-ness for crazzy lil kids like me who used to dream of using big guns to shoot down the baddies like Arnie did!! hehe...crazzzy i was..and still am.]

Ok next one.
The winner in the category of the 'Most awe-inspiring dialogue' goes to .....
"My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the armies of the North, general of the Felix legions, loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next." from the movie 'Gladiator'.
[Another great flick. This dialogue seriously raises goosebumps. Especially the scenario in which it is said, when he comes face-to-face with his sworn enemy - the Emperor, after many years. Brilliant.]

The winner in the category of 'Most Grim and Chillingly-confident dialogue' goes to .....
"I'll make him an offer he can't refuse." from the movie 'GodFather'.
[Only one man could have delivered that dialogue the way it was meant to be said - Marlon Brando. It's the fav of many friends of mine, but none can imitate it better than my friend Ashwin Richie (yo dude! Where in zee blue hell are ya?)]

Let's keep going.
The winner in the category of 'Most saddening and pitiful dialogue' goes to ....
"E.T. phone home" from the movie (what-else-but) 'E.T. : The Extra Terrestrial'
[I don't about you guys, but hearing this line almost made me cry. Dunno why though. Maybe it was the way E.T. said it..hehe.]

The winner in the category of 'Most Romantic dialogue' goes to ....
(hahaha..not from those romantic classics like Gone with the Wind, Casablanca.. nah nah.)
"You make me want to be a better man." from the movie 'As Good as it Gets'.
[Damn! Jack stole my line! hehe. This movie has excellent dialogues all over. Brilliant acting performances from Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. It's no surprise they both won oscars for their roles. You should see the movie and understand Jack's character to get the essence and feel of this dialogue. It's amazing.]

The winner in the category of 'Most Sarcastically funny Dialogue' goes to ....
"Sell crazy somewhere else, we're all stocked up here." from 'As Good as it Gets' (again)
[Like i said before, you have to see the movie to get the feel of this. And the setting ofcourse. Jack's character is easily the most pessimistic and sarcastic ever! I think almost 50% of his dialogues from the movie can get nominated in this category!]

The winner in the category of 'Biggest Cult Dialogue' goes to ....
"One ring to rule them all,One ring to find them.One ring to bring them all, and in the darkness.....bind them!" from the 'Lord of the Rings'.
[Cult book/movie and one of my all-time favs. Words can't express. JRR and Peter Jackson, thou art great!]

The winner in the category of 'Most Jaw-dropping n Shocking Dialogue' goes to ....
"I am your father" from the 'STAR WARS V : The Empire Strikes Back'
[ wow maaan...the truth-revealing scene is unforgettable, esp for die-hard Star Wars fans like me. You almost utter the next sentence of the movie yourself which is "Noooooooooo..." from Luke Skywalker. George Lucas, thou art great too!]

The last award.
The winner in the category of the 'Best Closing-Line in a movie' goes to ....
"Oh, no. It wasn't the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast." from 'King Kong'.
[Excellent way to end a great movie. Me n Shyam were watching it @ INOX and both of us went softly "wooooow" hearing it. Collectively with the audience.]

Ok, that's that. Award Ceremony over. Now for the post-ceremony party, and sorry, none of you are invited!(hahaha) so bye to all for now...cyaaa...(sorry, but) I'm feelin real high and my adrenaline's pumping like hell - maybe cos of listening to DreamTheater non-stop. But I don't care cos this is my blog and i get to rant all i want! hah! (ok,winamp's off, i'm back to my senses)'s up, so i gtg home now. Until next time...


Aslan said...

What about:

"You had me at hello" ;

"There is a difference between knowing the path.. and walking the path" (and so many others from the movie);

"There are two kinds of people in this world: the ones who have the loaded guns and the ones who dig. Now dig." and of course,

"I named him after his dad, Forrest. You're his dad, Forrest. Its OK. Go talk to him.";

You could have awards for scenes too: "Run Forrest Run" made me cry, as did the last dialogue mentioned.

Think up some others too.

stan_da_man said...

yup yup...
some others i wanted to add but did'nt..had no time maaaan.

"Show me the Money!!!!" (hehehe)(J_Maguire)

"It is your destiny." (S_Wars)

"My Mama always said, 'Life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.'" (F_Gump)

"Get busy livin' or get busy dyin'." (S_Redemption)

Spartacus said...

This one beats everything else:
Do you know what nemesis means? A righteous infliction of retribution manifested by an appropriate agent. Personified in this case by a 'orrible cunt. Me!
Now if you don't know which movie its from, then you're better off watching "Salwar Mein Talwar", "Jungle Mein Mangal", etc.

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