May 01, 2008

It Is One of My Favorite Love Stories

L.A. Story is one of my favorite love stories. Granted, it is not Casablanca, but there is something special and amazing about it. Here are some quotes from it and a montage of clips that I kind of like.
Sara: And if I were to go?
Harris: All I know is, on the day your plane was to leave, if I had the power, I would turn the winds around, I would roll in the fog, I would bring in storms, I would change the polarity of the earth so compasses couldn't work, so your plane couldn't take off.

Harris A kiss may not be the truth, but it is what we wish were true.

Harris I've been thinking about myself and I think I can become the kind of person that's worth you staying for. First of all, I'm a man who can cry. Now it's true, it's usually when I've hurt myself, but it's a start. You see I know there is something that would make you stay, I know it. I know there is some move I can make, the right word, attitude, plan. But these are all just tricks, just things I would think up and try. So let's forgo that.
Let's assume that whatever that thing is, that whatever it is that would make you stay has already occurred, that it has happened and that my hand has already gone down your throat and grabbed your heart and squoze it.


V-Grrrl said...

It has been soooooo long since I saw that movie--but I loved it at the time and you've given me a reason to see it again.

Do you know if Steve Martin wrote any of the screenplay?

I think he's a brilliant writer (Shop Girl--the book and the movie completely rocked me) and I really enjoyed his recent memoir of his years in stand up.

cruisin-mom said...

I love that movie...haven't seen it since it first came out.
Yes, V-grrrl, Steve Martin wrote it. He is BRILLIANT...I want to read his new book.
So many funny things in that movie. Sarah Jessica Parker was perfect in her role as SanDeE. And I'll never forget the scene where they are ordering coffee.

Jack said...

Steve Martin is a very sharp guy.


The movie was a lot of fun.