The Monday Muse. 3 hours and 58 minutes.

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My Sunday was spent grappling with 3 hours and 58 minutes of film history.

As the sun was lost to the horizon and the light disappeared from the room, my tenacity was finally greeted with the line I had been waiting for. Eight of the most iconic words to be written since The Lumière brothers started this crazy craze known as filmmaking.

3 hours and 58 minutes of my Sunday afternoon spent and what did I learn?

Scarlett O’Hara is an imbecile.

10 Oscars?

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.

 

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24 Comments

  1. 22nd July 2015 / 1:57 am

    Preach it, sister! That’s a word from the Lord! Rhett Butler is no peach, either. The two of them were actually made for each other. I hope I never have to play bridge with people like that.

    • 22nd July 2015 / 6:58 pm

      You’re right, neither of them were peachy. And that moustache was just asking for trouble surely?

    • 26th July 2015 / 3:26 pm

      Gone With the Wind. If only the title resembled the film’s fate, if it had been blown into obscurity I might have saved myself a few hours on a Sunday afternoon.

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