Monday, November 15, 2010

The Insider

From the Insider, with Al Pacino (Lowell Bergman), Russell Crowe
(Jeffrey Wigand), Christopher Plummer (Mike Wallace), Bruce McGill
(attorney Ron Motley):

"It's old news. … We'll be ok," says Don Hewitt (Philip Baker Hall),
the creator of the CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes. "These things have a
half-life of 15 minutes."

"No, that's fame," replies 60 Minutes anchor Mike Wallace (Christopher
Plummer). "Fame has a 15-minute half-life. Infamy lasts a little