Glurge/Quotes

    Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.


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    Kristoffer: ...And know this, as the swallow twittered beneath the eaves, this is not adieu, but au revoir!
    Finur: Thanks for your words. May they be your last. Thanks for sentimentality so nauseating that no living creature could possibly take it seriously.

    Ravn: ... *SOB!*
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    One of the things I resisted was the movie's almost doglike desire to please. It seems to be asking, how can anyone dislike a movie that is against child abuse, and believes little red wagons can fly? I found it fairly easy. The movie pushes so many fundamental questions under the rug of its convenient screenplay that the happy ending seems like cheating, if not like fraud.
    Roger Ebert's review of Radio Flyer
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    Lois: "Kids, we just have to learn to accept this. Like one of those stories on Dateline, where a family member suffers a horrible accident and becomes a burden on everybody. Sure, they pretend to be happy, but they're dead inside. They're dead. And that'll be our lives."
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