“It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!” If I had a shiny new pound coin for every time I’d heard that, I’d be a rich, rich man. Trouble is, it’s not exactly accurate is it? Great dialogue transcends both the performance and the film from whence it came and has the ability to infiltrate popular culture and consciousness. From the endlessly quotable to the words you wish you’d said yourself, every Friday will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work…”
There’s no hiding from it. It’s everywhere. As in IT. Like, Stephen King’s IT. The “you’ll float too” and “Beep Beep” quote well has run dry, so instead, here’s the original Pennywise from the 1990 tv miniseries, spewing demonic bile like only he can.
“Kill! Me? Oh, you are priceless, brat! I am eternal, child. I am the eater of worlds…and of children. And you are next!”
That‘s where my old history teacher got it from.
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