Fairy tales only happen in movies."
from The Invention of Hugo Cabret
OK, publishing a book and releasing a movie is all very well, but Tottenham beating Man. U. 3-2... priceless.
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
And I have one of those very loud, stupid laughs. I mean if I ever sat behind myself in a movie or something, I'd probably lean over and tell myself to please shut up.
I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself.
...nothing ever happens quickly (except when it does). Nothing is ever, ever easy (except when it is). And, most of all, nothing ever goes perfectly according to plan (except in the movies).
Life is not a PG feel-good movie. Real life often ends badly. Literature tries to document this reality, while showing us it is still possible for us to endure nobly.
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Life's like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.
Write Life Keep
You know how both life and porno movies end. The only difference is life starts with the orgasm.
I'd stopped breathing and everything about that moment was like stumbling into a 3-D movie after living a 2-D life.
And if you dont come back from the dorm, I'm the one who has to explain to Micheal how I let you go off and get yourself killed like a Dumbass. First rule in horror movies, Clair-Never split up!