“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!”
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.