Sunday, March 3, 2013

Who Is Col. Quaritch?

Dear Madame L,

Someone wrote a comment about a post from the blog of your less-evil twin sister Aunt Louise about Col. Quaritch and eyes like jujubes. And I just want to ask, Huh?

Sincerely,

Puzzled


Dear Puzzled,

Madame L actually had to look that one up, as she has watched the movie "Avatar" far fewer times than some of her acquaintances. This quote comes from a scene toward the beginning of the film, when Col. Miles Quaritch is giving the newbies their freshman welcome speech. Here's the quote, thanks to the folks at imdb:

"You are not in Kansas anymore. You are on Pandora, ladies and gentlemen. Respect that fact every second of every day. If there is a Hell, you might wanna go there for some R & R after a tour on Pandora. Out there beyond that fence every living thing that crawls, flies, or squats in the mud wants to kill you and eat your eyes for jujubes."

Great bad-guy character, isn't he, and played to the hilt, and thanks for asking, 

Madame L 

2 comments:

Jeff Wynn said...

I have four copies of Avatar. The first was the initial release DVD. Then the extended DVD with additional scenes that make the movie more rational. Then the BluRay DVD with the wide-screen level visual detail. Then the iPad version.

I think Cameron's minions figured out a pretty fair business model.

Ever had nightmares of a Thanataur coming after you?
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Jeff Wynn said...

Another potential weird word of the week:
THANATOPSIS

Thana-anything.
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