About ex service men struggling to come to terms with what they’ve seen etc. I think it is about the Marines, more about a girl who’s “hero” boyfriend is away at war and she cheat’s on him and becomes the town’s “devil” but the whole thing is a lie and when he goes MIA she isn’t sure if she should protect him or tell everyone about the lie. Magnus is a Scot and he served in the British army working in bomb disposal.It has lots of references that had me lost, but if you are familiar with the military, military life or way its a great read. He was blown up, invalided out and now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.
"The architecture of Columbus, Indiana, and the architecture of this film achieve a harmony rare in contemporary cinema." -The New Republic.
COLUMBUS opens in the Starlight Room this Friday, and will likely be playing for just one week. Filmed with extraordinary access over more than two years, the film is a deeply intimate and revealing look at the Grammy Award-nominated North Carolina band.
And the fact that I get it makes me feel good, about me." —Melvin (Jack Nicholson) to Carol (Helen Hunt)."Ehm, look. I just, ehm, well, this is a very stupid question and...particularly in view of our recent shopping excursion, but I just wondered, by any chance, ehm, eh, I mean obviously not because I guess I've only slept with 9 people, but-but I-I just wondered... I really feel, ehh, in short, to recap it slightly in a clearer version, eh, the words of David Cassidy in fact, eh, while he was still with the Partridge family, eh, "I think I love you," and eh, I... I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. If, however, your feelings have changed, I will have to tell you: you have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love ... " —Jack (Jake Gyllenhaal) to Ennis (Heath Ledger)But wait, there's more! You were there..." — Terry Mc Kay (Deborah Kerr)"Isabella Swan, I promise to love you every moment of forever." — Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson)"Miss Kubelik, one doesn't get to be a second administrative assistant around here unless he's a pretty good judge of character, and as far as I'm concerned you're tops. " Maria (Natalie Wood): "I know you are not." Tony: "Or that we've met before? I want you to have your own thoughts and ideas and feelings, even when I hold you in my arms. " Henry (Adam Sandler): "What would you say if I told you that notebook you read every day used to have a lot of stuff about me in it?
I watch them, wondering how they can watch you bring their food, and clear their tables and never get that they just met the greatest woman alive. Better get on..." —Charles (Hugh Grant) to Carrie (Andie Mac Dowell)."But soft; what light through yonder window breaks? I will haunt your dreams." —Paula (Jane Lynch) to Andy (Steve Carell)"Winning that ticket, Rose, was the best thing that ever happened to me... " —Alvy (Woody Allen) to Annie (Diane Keaton)"I love that you get cold when it's 71 degrees out. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." —Darcy (Matthew Mac Fadyen) to Elizabeth (Keira Knightley)"Here's looking at you, kid." —Rick (Humphrey Bogart) to Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman)"Love means never having to say you're sorry." —Jennifer (Ali Mac Graw) to Oliver (Ryan O'Neal)"You had me at hello." —Dorothy (Renée Zellweger) to Jerry (Tom Cruise)"I wish I knew how to quit you! Baxter (Jack Lemmon)Tony (Richard Beymer): "You're not thinking I'm someone else?
Despite the grim-sounding subject matter, it’s a very romantic book with quite a lot of comedy and it was recently awarded an Indie BRAG Medallion.
(Book Readers Appreciation Group.) I just read you list and had to tell you that I too really enjoyed If I Lie.
It’s exactly the right amount of obscure, if you will.
In case it’s not glaringly obvious from the poster, it’s about a high school geek taking on a high school bully.
I jumped right on it because I’ve been dying–to have an excuse to mention some of the obscure but awesome ’80s movies that I’m about to show you.