The InternBlu-ray Disc - 2016
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Franln Jun 24, 2016
Adorable movie. He finds purpose helping her and she finds balance accepting his help. Robert DeNiro is a treasure.
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Jules: The truth is... something about you makes me feel calm, or more centered, or something. And I could use that. Obviously
Ben: "You're never wrong to do the right thing."
Jules: Who said that, you?
Ben: Yeah. But I'm pretty sure Mark Twain said it first.
"There's no need to get sentimental about it, even though we could potentially be buried together."
Lines from the job interview:
- I read once, musicians don't retire. They stop when there's no more music in them. Well, I still have music in me, absolutely positive about that.
- Where'd you go to school?
-- I went to Northwestern.
- Hey, my brother went to Northwestern.
-- Probably not at the same time.
- Probably not. He graduated in 2009.
-- Class of '65
- Wow, what was your major? Do you remember?
- Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
-- When I'm 80?
- Yeah, sure. Yeah, whatever. Um... Wait. Did not realize you were 70.
Ben (Opening narrative:) Freud said, "Love and work. Work and love. "That's all there is." Well, I'm retired, and my wife is dead. As you can imagine, that's given me some time on my hands. My wife's been gone for three and a half years. I miss her in every way. And retirement? That is an ongoing, relentless effort in creativity. At first, I admit I enjoyed the novelty of it. Sort of felt like
I was playing hooky. I used all the miles I'd saved and traveled the globe. The problem was, no matter where I went, as soon as I got home, the nowhere-to-be thing hit me like a ton of bricks.
I realized the key to this whole deal was to keep moving.
Jules: So we were always told we could be anything, do anything. And I think guys got, maybe not left behind, but not quite as nurtured, you know? I mean, like, we were the generation of "you go, girl."We had Oprah. And I wonder sometimes how guys fit in, you know? They still seem to be trying to figure it out. They're still dressing like little boys. They're still playing video games. Well, they've gotten great. So...
Davis: I love video games!
Lewis: Oh, boy.
Jules: How, in one generation, have men gone from guys like jack Nicholson and Harrison Ford to... take Ben, here. A dying breed. You know? Look and learn, boys. Because if you ask me, this is what cool is.
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