More of amusing quotes than odd facts, but I couldn't help myself. All of these appear in the reviews of the Oct 12th edition of the NY Times. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/movies/index.html.
- The performances tend to deliver the airless, self-consciously synthetic dialogue like untutored violinists dutifully sawing away to the steady tick-tock of a metronome." (Sleuth)
- In the actor's case...[it seems] as if he has chosen to interpret grief as a form of petrification. His elbows and shoulders stiffen, and he lumbers across the sets like a Frankenstein monster...Mr Grey, meanwhile, strides manfully into a thicket of cliches and heavy grandiosity." (We Own the Night)
- The movies explicit sex scenes earned it a NC-17, but put me more in mind of high school geometry." (Lust, Caution)
- You could imagine her soothing customers through the speakers at Starbucks." (St. Vincent)