Talk:James and the Giant Peach
I am in the process of cleaning up this article (05 Aug 09). According to Wikipedia, this movie is 84 minutes. As per WQ:Limits, that allows this article 7 quotes maximum. I will be as charitable as possible in trying to choose appropriate quotes based on the limits and all the Wikipolicies I have read.
- There are now 7 remaining quotes. Anyone, however, who wants to add a quote: be careful when adding quotes, and consider their importance to the film, their quotability outside the film, and their context (eg., does another one of the quotes basically say the same thing). In terms of inherent quotability, many films are somewhat weak. Try not to add quotes that, in order to be really understood and respected, would have required the reader to view the film: most such entries aren't truly "quotable." Also, if you add quotes, you must strongly consider appropriately removing another quote. Be especially careful with the dialogue; Try and include only sections of dialogue where the interplay of conversation is concise, meaningful, understandable and relevant — especially not dialogue wherein one of the lines would stand better as a lone quote. Stage directions ought rarely, if ever, be needed. Too often on Wikiquote there is dialogue of a mundane conversation (full of speech fillers, like uh-huh, yeah, ummm, etc.) with one line which is quotable. Peace and Passion ("I'm listening....") 21:03, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
- PS For those interested, the most applicable guidelines are Wikiquote:Limits on quotations and Wikiquote:Quotability