“It’s not what you say, it’s the way you say it!”
If I had a quid for every time I’d heard that, I’d be a rich, rich man. Trouble is, it’s not exactly accurate is it? And that’s where Totes Quotes comes in. The finest film quotes transcend the performance from whence they came and have the ability to infiltrate popular culture and consciousness.
From the endlessly quotable to the words you wish you’d said yourself, each week will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work!”
You can always count on Arnie to deliver a killer pun before offing a henchman or even the big bad himself. But when you’ve gotta keep it purely bad-ass, you can’t go far wrong with Wesley Snipes in Blade, who although totally tenuous if not actually abstract, leaves you in no doubt that you should let him get away with it. In his words:
“Some motherfuckers are always trying to ice skate uphill!”
I know I am.
Which quotes would come to mind before you disposed of your nemesis? Let us know in the comments below.