Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

If We’ve Been Bad, New York Is Where We Go Af­ter Death

Young la­dy: I’m mak­ing a doc­u­men­tary on Park Slope. May I ask you why you are sit­ting on your um­brel­la? I can un­der­stand sit­ting un­der your um­brel­la, be­cause it’s sun­ny…
Young girl: In case there’s a flood, I’ll be able to float away.
Young la­dy: Do you ex­pect there to be a flood to­day?
Young girl: I ex­pect there to be a flood every day. But I’m from Mi­a­mi…

–Union St, Brook­lyn

Over­heard by: nicole p

Wednes­day One-Lin­ers Looked Bet­ter in the Pre­views

Husky un­shaved guy to younger girl­friend: You mean you nev­er saw An­i­mal House? You’re not hu­man!

–Low­er West Side

Thug to an­oth­er: Jab­ba the Hutt? That’s like some Tony So­pra­no shit, nig­ga. And the spices? That’s drugs. Star Wars drugs!

–13th St & Uni­ver­si­ty

Over­heard by: Jaimie

Girl to friends: My Eng­lish teacher said Pre­cious is “whack.”

–City Cin­e­mas, E 86th St

Stuffy Bul­gar­i­an pro­fes­sor: Do you guys know the film Soul Plane? It’s very fun­ny, right?

–NYU

Over­heard by: re­al­ly glad I got up be­fore 9:30 for this

Girl on cell: Yeah, af­ter that movie, I’m gonna think all adopt­ed kids are evil dwarfs with a hor­mone im­bal­ance.

–Colum­bus Cir­cle

In That It Sucks for All Eter­ni­ty

Girl #1, in line for movie: This line is so long. Maybe we should go see an­oth­er movie and come back and get our phones af­ter.
Girl #2: That’s not a bad idea. What could we see?
Girl #1: I would to­tal­ly see Twi­light again.
Girl #2: I did­n’t see it the first time you guys went.
Girl #1: Oh my god! You would love it! Did you like De­gras­si?
Girl #2: Of course! That show is awe­some.
Girl #1: Well Twi­light is like De­gras­si but with vam­pires. It’s awe­some!

–Loews Lin­coln Cen­ter The­ater

Over­heard by: Suf­fer­ing in si­lence