The Aristocats (1970)
"Nobody wants a hero when there isn’t something to save."
I forget where I read that, and I’m probably paraphrasing, but that just stuck with me. Post War Useless and Unwanted Harry makes sense, not that its his fault, really. But heroes in peaceful times are trouble.
But she was human. Everything she did was so human.
The first part is called The Pledge. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. He shows you this object. Perhaps he asks you to inspect it to see if it is indeed real, unaltered, normal. But of course… it probably isn’t.
The second act is called The Turn. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something extraordinary. Now you’re looking for the secret… but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled. But you wouldn’t clap yet.
Because making something disappear isn’t enough; you have to bring it back.
That’s why every magic trick has a third act, the hardest part, the part we call The Prestige…
The 86th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet (March 2, 2014)
Jennifer Lawrence - Oscars 2014
this is the best picture ever why doesn’t this have more notes?
Why have I just seen this? Look how young they all are!