Totes Quotes – Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now Totes Quotes

“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, each week will feature an iconic iteration. So in the words of Reservoir Dogs’ Joe Cabot…”Let’s go to work…”

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For this week’s Totes Quotes, there was worry that too much would be lost in translation by simply printing Dennis Hopper’s lines from Apocalypse Now. His second ‘monologue’ from the 1979 war and metaphysical epic is so much more than was on the page: a spat stream of consciousness and a state of the world address.

Get past Marlon Brando reading T.S. Eliot aloud rather than reading the script and see the late, great Dennis Hopper at his finest, maaaan!

 

What are your favourite ravings of a mad man? Let us know in the comments below.

RS

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