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  • Eva: Why?
    Kevin: I used to think I knew. Now I'm not so sure.


  • Kevin: Have I ever been?


  • Eva: Two years. Plenty of time to think about it. I want you to tell me ... why?
    Eva: Two years. Plenty of time to think about it. I want you to tell me... why?
    Kevin: I used to think I knew. Now I'm not so sure.


  • Kevin: It's like this: you wake and watch TV, get in your car and listen to the radio you go to your little jobs or little school, but you don't hear about that on the 6 o'clock news, why? 'Cause nothing is really happening, and you go home and watch some more TV and maybe it's a fun night and you go out and watch a movie. I mean it's got so bad that half the people on TV, inside the TV, they're watching TV. What are these people watching, people like me?


  • Kevin: I am the context.


  • Eva: Why would you have something like that?
    Kevin: I collect them.
    Eva: Isn't that a weird thing to collect?
    Kevin: Unlike stamps.
    Eva: Well, what's the point?
    Kevin: There is no point. That's the point.


  • Eva: Why would you have something like that?
    Kevin: I collect them.
    Kevin (Teenager): I collect them.
    Eva: Isn't that a weird thing to collect?
    Kevin: Unlike stamps.
    Kevin (Teenager): Unlike stamps.
    Eva: Well, what's the point?
    Franklin: There is no point. That's the point.
    Kevin (Teenager): There is no point. That's the point.


  • Franklin: Hey, Kev. Listen buddy, it's easy to misunderstand something when you hear it out of context.
    Kevin: Why would I not understand the context? I am the context.


  • Eva: You just can't get uncomfortable enough can you?
    Kevin: Uncomfortable? With my own mother?


  • Kevin: It's like this: you wake and watch TV, get in your car and listen to the radio you go to your little jobs or little school, but you don't hear about that on the 6 o'clock news, why? 'Cause nothing is really happening, and you go home and watch some more TV and maybe it's a fun night and you go out and watch a movie. I mean it's got so bad that half the people on TV, inside the TV, they're watching TV. What are these people watching, people like me?


  • Eva: (answer to a question for her asking if she knows where she'll go on afterlife)- Oh, yes I do as a matter fact. I'll go straight to hell. total damnation, the whole bit.
    Eva: [answer to a question for her asking if she knows where she'll go on afterlife] Oh, yes I do as a matter fact. I'll go straight to hell. total damnation, the whole bit.


  • Kevin: The question is not why he did it, the question is why would anyone make this movie?


  • Eva: Mommy was happy before Kevin came along. Now she wakes up every morning and wishes she was in France!


  • Franklin: Hey, Kev. Listen, buddy, it's easy to misunderstand something when you hear it out of context.
    Kevin: Why would I not understand the context? I am the context!


  • Kevin: Just because you are used to something doesn't mean you like it.


  • Franklin: You just have to rub it a little bit.


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