Saturday, 1 December 2012

Movie & TV: Casablanca X House M.D. - Meester X Laurie

Meester and Laurie in House M.D. Season 3 -- Lines in the Sand
Image from FOX
Once of the most itching episodes of House M.D. is the one in which Meester tries to seduce Laurie in season 3 episode 3 Informed Consent.

It was one very very good scene! It is not easy for a girl to act seductive in front of a man almost double your age and still look perfectly nature and real!

But what is even more filmographically intriguing are the dialogues between House and Ali in episode 4 Lines in the Sand.

Image from FOX


House: Listen to me. Do you have any idea what you’d have to look forward to if you stayed with me? Nine chances out of ten, we’d both wind up in a jail.
Ali: You’re only saying that to make me go.
House: I’m saying it because it’s true. Inside of us, we both know you belong with Victor – Is there a Victor in your class? If you’re not with someone your age, you’ll regret it. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of your life.
Ali: What about us?
House: We’ll always have Fresno. I’m no good at being noble, but it doesn’t take much to see that the problems of two little people don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you’ll understand that. Now, now – Here’s looking at you– damn.


Now, you may not find this special at all but if you are a movie buff and you are familiar with the movie Casablanca (1942), then you will know the House-Ali dialogues are from this movie (Thanks to a person named TH who left this note in Polite Dissent)!!

Image from IMDb

Rick: Now, you’ve got to listen to me! You have any idea what you’d have to look forward to if you stayed here? Nine chances out of ten, we’d both wind up in a concentration camp. Isn’t that true, Louie?
Renault: I’m afraid Major Strasser would insist.
Ilsa: You’re saying this only to make me go.
Rick: I’m saying it because it’s true. Inside of us, we both know you belong with Victor. You’re part of his work, the thing that keeps him going. If that plane leaves the ground and you’re not with him, you’ll regret it. Maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but soon and for the rest of your life.
Ilsa: But what about us?
Rick: We’ll always have Paris. We didn’t have…we’d…we’d lost it until you came to Casablanca. We got it back last night.
Ilsa: When I said I would never leave you…
Rick: And you never will. But I’ve got a job to do, too. Where I’m going, you can’t follow. What I’ve got to do, you can’t be any part of. Girl, I’m no good at being noble, but it doesn’t take much to see that the problems of three little people don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. Someday you’ll understand that. Here’s looking at you, kid.


The House fans might feel a little lost after the series came to an end, but there is always a second chance for House and Ali to reunite once more.

image from Crushable
6 years after their first rendezvous, Ali and House are back together for another encounter in the movie The Oranges, this time as Nina and David, the daughter of the Ostroff and father of Walling, two very close families living in the Orange drive.

The movie has come to Hong Kong on the 25th October, according to IMDb, this movie scored a disappointing low in the point scale, just 5.7, still I would like to watch this movie and see how their romance continues.





Vocabulary:
seduce -- (vb) [T] to persuade someone to have sex with you, often someone younger than you, who has little experience of sex
filmographically -- (adv) about films
rendezvous -- (n) an arrangement to meet someone, especially secretly, at a particular place and time, or the place itself


Resources:
Polite Dissent » House – Episode 4 (Season Three): “Lines in the Sand”
http://www.politedissent.com/archives/1392

In The Oranges, Leighton Meester Lives Out My Fantasy Of Sleeping With Hugh Laurie @ Crushable
http://crushable.com/entertainment/the-oranges-review-leighton-meester-hugh-laurie-affair-house-crush-fantasy-193/

The Oranges Official Trailer #1 (2012) Hugh Laurie Movie HD @ YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEBknhHTe_I

The Oranges @ IMDb
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1313139/

The Oranges Trailer 2012 Leighton Meester Movie - Official [HD]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j22sdFo_DM

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/seduce_1?q=seduce
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filmography
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/rendezvous?q=rendezvous

No comments:

Post a comment