Lyman Abbott - In film, you are a totally different person than in the video.
[ Different Film Person Than Totally Video]
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali - I signed on with Disney to star and choreograph an original film.
[ Choreograph Disney Film Original Signed Star]
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Marc Andreessen - The difficulty is capturing surprise on film.
[ Capturing Difficulty Film Surprise]
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John Albion Andrew - With Dick Smith there, and the words of Peter Shaffer... they've got to be the most beautiful descriptions in music ever written on film or in literature. And we could hear the music accompanying the words... What more can you ask for?
[ Accompanying Ask Beautiful Could Descriptions Ever Film Got Hear Literature More Most Music Peter Smith Words Written]
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Diane Arbus - Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me.
[ Bums Compared Dancing Easy Enough Films Imagine Lay Pain Physical Say Script Seemed Very Work]
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Asia Argento - On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing.
[ Dancing Fifth Film Stopped Then]
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Jean-Bertrand Aristide - The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.
[ Film Kept Luck Miracle Real Secretary Stroke Working]
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Aristotle - When I said I was going to audition for a film, I got a hearty laugh from all my family.
[ Audition Family Film Going Got Hearty Laugh Said]
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Afrika Bambaataa - Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment.
[ Brought Courage Determination Freedom Fulfilment Selflessness Struggle Towards Your]
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Angela Bassett - No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.
[ Boring Film Full Good Had Night Place Pocket Sleep]
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David Brainerd - I want to be an all round entertainer, I want to act, make films, make albums, do whatever I can.
[ Act Albums Entertainer Films Make Round Want Whatever]
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Justice Brandeis - So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
[ Being Cannes Festival Film Held Where Year]
Topic: Movies
Jonathan Brandis - But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of.
[ Care Film Good Herself John Landis Man Meets Needs Really Relationship She Some Straightforward Sure Taking Very Which Woman Wrote Young]
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Marlon Brando - Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was.
[ Always Any Being Clearly Company Film Going Makes Particularly See Sequels Something Successful Talk Werewolf Which]
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Bill Brandt - Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of, so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
[ Adaptations Been Both Film Focus Fortunately Happy Involved Pieces Proud Television Them Very Work]
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Georges Braque - I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.
[ Bad Believe Believing Both Done Fact Film Good Lost Read Reading Reviews Start Theatre Then Things Think True]
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Fernand Braudel - The things that I've done that have totally been remembered, they've always started with the same kind of engine, they've always started with someone saying 'I have to make this film - I'm going to make this film whatever the odds'.
[ Always Been Done Engine Film Going Kind Make Odds Remembered Same Saying Someone Started Things Totally Whatever]
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Andre Braugher - To make films is as boring as watching paint dry - you usually have to do little tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going.
[ Back Bits Boring Come Dies Dry Energy Films Find Go Going Here Hope Keep Lighting Little Make Off Paint Someone Tiny Usually Waiting Watching]
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Louise Brown - I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million of people, to the West.
[ Bring Film Islam Made Million Story West]
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Deborah Bull - In 1969, at the age of 19, I was lucky enough to work with George C. Scott in the definitive portrayal of his career over a period of many months and several countries on the definitive film version of Patton's WWII career.
[ Age Career Countries Definitive Enough Film George His Lucky Many Months Over Patton Period Portrayal Scott Several Version Work]
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Lord Byron - I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life. Violence in life breeds violence in films.
[ Breeds Film Films Life Think Violence]
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Eric Carle - I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
[ Film Focus Gonna Prefer Put Think]
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George Catlin - I was only 11 when we filmed the pilot. The idea of a rapper being a star on a sitcom just wasn't heard of.
[ Being Filmed Heard Idea Just Only Pilot Rapper Sitcom Star]
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Cyril Clarke - I'm going to be a great film star. That is, if booze and sex don't get me first.
[ Booze Film First Get Going Great Sex Star]
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James Freeman Clarke - Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession.
[ Almost Any Area Aware Cool Film Kind Make Might More Open Opportunity Profession Things Thinking Up]
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Phil Condit - If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
[ Doing Films Know Profit Right Show Something]
Topic: Movies
Bill Condon - If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.
[ Done Feel Films Job Make Miserable More Person]
Topic: Funny
Kimberly Crenshaw - Because of the wealth of fine music spread through the film, working on it held all the fun and excitement of attending a great concert.
[ Attending Because Concert Excitement Film Fine Fun Great Held Music Spread Through Wealth Working]
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Davy Crockett - I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity.
[ Attributed Change Clear Did Films Flower Generously Growing Intend Journalists Lot Maturity Secret Think Time Very]
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Adrian Cronauer - The 1980s really ended for me in 1992 with the film Kika.
[ Ended Film Really]
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David Cronenberg - The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.
[ Audience Challenge Collage Did Director Film Going Images Line See Sense Straight These Want]
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Joe Cronin - The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion.
[ Burlesque Comic Emotion Feel Film Films First Full Lot Meanings Part Represents Second Silent Tenderness Think Those]
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Walter Cronkite - With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic. I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and in an entertaining manner.
[ Best Cinematic Clinic Cover Entertaining Film Going Hide Manner Silent Up Wanted Way]
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Merce Cunningham - Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes.
[ Chance Filmmaking Lifetimes Live Many]
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Andrew Cuomo - It's all just one film to me. Just different chapters.
[ Chapters Different Film Just]
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Mario Cuomo - Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films. Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people.
[ Anything Back Chance Deal Down Dramatic Emotions Films Get Gets Grown-Up Human Humor Maybe Uses Values]
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Lindsay Davenport - An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.
[ Award Awards Because Consider Creating Distance Feels Filmmaker Get Great Lot Means Obsessed Oscar Some Things Think Ultimate]
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Carrie Donovan - Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do.
[ Cut Films Fun Get Hollywood Independent Mainstream Really Some Teeth Things Want Where Your]
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Daisy Donovan - It's a remake of a film called Inferno Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we're going to have a hot property on our hands, because Inferno Affairs is a great piece.
[ Affairs Anywhere Because Called Close Come Did Film Going Great Hands Hong Hot Inferno Kong Original Our Piece Property Remake]
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Antal Dorati - Romeo Must Die was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor.
[ Able Actor Did Die Film First Free Just Must Romeo Where]
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Roma Downey - After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.
[ After Anything Being Camera Did Film Focus Front Going Involved More Nine Quite Really Series Set Start Television Things Want Wanted While Years]
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Paul Erdos - I hate to look at myself in a mirror, and I never go and see films.
[ Films Go Hate Look Mirror Myself Never See]
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Lane Evans - I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect.
[ Asked Enough Film Fortunate Got Hit Huge Lady Lucky Maria Mary Music Poppins Respect Same Sound Terribly]
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Adam Ferguson - I've made several films that haven't been shown.
[ Been Films Haven Made Several Shown]
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Alex Ferguson - I've never made a film using dialogue or speech.
[ Dialogue Film Made Never Speech Using]
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Ella Fitzgerald - My way of remaining French was the financing scheme I used for Quest for Fire, with Fox funds, since it started as a 100% American production. The film was not in French and yet was French in style, reflecting my personality.
[ American Film Financing Fire Fox French Funds Personality Production Quest Reflecting Remaining Scheme Since Started Style Used Way Yet]
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Penelope Fitzgerald - The financing of my films has always been international.
[ Always Been Films Financing International]
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Peter G. Fitzgerald - The French have got to understand that a film is so expensive that it can no longer afford to be regional or even national in scope.
[ Afford Even Expensive Film French Got Longer National Regional Scope Understand]
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Zelda Fitzgerald - There is a broad cultural current that conveys the idea that a film is like a football team, it represents a nation, it is illustrated literature, filmed radio. These are outdated concepts, totally out of touch with today's realities.
[ Broad Concepts Conveys Cultural Current Film Filmed Football Idea Illustrated Literature Nation Out Outdated Radio Realities Represents Team These Today Totally Touch]
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Malcolm Fraser - I was very committed to the process of composing, working at poems, putting things together and taking them apart like some kind of experimental filmmaker.
[ Apart Committed Composing Experimental Filmmaker Kind Poems Process Putting Some Taking Them Things Together Very Working]
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Robert Fritz - All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
[ Bag Characters Conscience Cut Failing Fighting Films Find Freedom Loose Needing Problems Rid Sense Sin Themselves These Tricks Trying Way Whole]
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David Frum - When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film.
[ Always Being Between Difference Difficult Does Even Film Know Mind Result Say Scene Shot Very Wants]
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John Frusciante - When I am shooting a film I never think of how I want to shoot something; I simply shoot it.
[ Am Film How Never Shoot Shooting Simply Something Think Want]
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Elizabeth Fry - You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
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Paul Gallico - Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
[ Conflict Films Fought Generation Global His Hollywood Ii Making Mr Reagan Spent Training War Won World]
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Erroll Garner - For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful.
[ Beautiful Because Been Better Change Doing Film Films Kind More Much Technology Them Useful]
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James Garner - I've never much been interested in doing films that no one gets to see.
[ Been Doing Films Gets Interested Much Never See]
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Jay Garner - It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds. These five directors have mastered the format, using their talent, craft and imagination to provide us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today.
[ Compelling Craft Directors Filmmaking Five Format Great Imagination Innovative Mastered Most Out Provide Seconds Skill Some Story Takes Talent Tell Their These Today Under Us Using]
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Teri Garr - Now that I can edit the whole thing on AVID and edit the whole thing on tape, maybe I will do the next digitally, because maybe the quality will become less obvious between tape and film.
[ Avid Because Become Between Digitally Edit Film Less Maybe Next Now Obvious Quality Tape Thing Whole Will]
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Katharine Fullerton Gerould - On the first movie we got good reviews, but we were still dealing with genre stuff. It's going away. Judge the movie - is it a good one or a bad one? We know we made a great movie and it's being judged for just being a good film.
[ Away Bad Being Dealing Film First Genre Going Good Got Great Judge Judged Just Know Made Movie Reviews Still Stuff Were]
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William Golding - But no one should have the right to manipulate my films in the first place.
[ Films First Manipulate Place Right Should]
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Emma Goldman - But you know, as you say, the original versions of my films are getting out there, slowly.
[ Films Getting Know Original Out Say Slowly Versions]
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Carlo Goldoni - I also don't like films that are made just to make money, no this kind of film I don't like.
[ Also Film Films Just Kind Made Make Money]
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James Goldsmith - I like films to have something inside, I don't mean a message, I mean something from the soul.
[ Films Inside Mean Message Something Soul]
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Jerry Goldsmith - I like to watch many things, especially strange films and something recent, not just the story.
[ Especially Films Just Many Recent Something Story Strange Things Watch]
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Al Goldstein - I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems.
[ Because Films Homosexual Interested Lives Man Portraying Problems Their Very Woman]
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Sam Goldwyn - If you make a film normally it's all right, the distributors are helpful and cooperative. But if you make a film that's a little stange, a little bizarre, then all the time it's a struggle with them.
[ Bizarre Cooperative Distributors Film Helpful Little Make Normally Right Struggle Them Then Time]
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Witold Gombrowicz - It's incredible that they censor films. It's sad.
[ Censor Films Incredible Sad]
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Edmond de Goncourt - The Opera was a very cold film, a hopeless and dark film, no hope, no love.
[ Cold Dark Film Hope Hopeless Love Opera Very]
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Michel Gondry - The psychiatrists examine you and ask you about your life and work, and then they decide whether your film can be shown or not. It's a horrible experience.
[ Ask Decide Examine Experience Film Horrible Life Psychiatrists Shown Then Whether Work Your]
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Alberto Gonzales - Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will.
[ Adored Always Apart Audiences Did Distinguished Early Film History Humbly Italian Niche Occupy Probably Realized Something Special Them Then Thought Will Work]
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Charlie Gonzalez - There's nothing gratuitous about my films.
[ Films Gratuitous Nothing]
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Elian Gonzalez - To try and raise a budget for a film that is strictly for adults and both strong and graphic in content is not easy, especially when there is pressure to spend serious money on good special effects.
[ Adults Both Budget Content Easy Effects Especially Film Good Graphic Money Pressure Raise Serious Special Spend Strictly Strong Try]
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Matt Gonzalez - When I see a film I've finished, it's like another person made it. Like another mind.
[ Another Film Finished Made Mind Person See]
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Sarah Good - When I was five. That's when I started to love film.
[ Film Five Love Started]
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Julian Grenfell - I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there.
[ Actually Also Been Doing Done Film Had Happening Kind Legitimacy Mean Miramax Once Read Really Script Stupid Would]
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Wayne Gretzky - I'm always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along, one of them is actually going to happen. And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date, was pretty impressive.
[ Actually Along Always Come Date Every Fact Film Going Had Happen Honored Impressive Major Offer Pretty Start Them Think Those]
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Deborah Grey - It's amazing that this is still news to people, but that affects the final outcome of the film. When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued, they give 110 percent.
[ Affects Amazing Feel Film Final Give Made News Outcome Percent Still Treated Valued Well]
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David Alan Grier - What I had to say was, in general, I'm not really a fan of any one genre of any kind of film.
[ Any Fan Film General Genre Had Kind Really Say]
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Martha Griffiths - In fact, I had a series of offers which would have brought me a lot of money to make films and package TV programs. There were people who said to me, we'll put a million dollars in your bank account tomorrow, which is a hard thing to turn down.
[ Account Bank Brought Dollars Down Fact Films Had Hard Lot Make Million Money Offers Package Programs Put Said Series Thing Tomorrow Turn Tv Were Which Would Your]
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Charles Handy - My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots.
[ Actually Broken Called Canal Could Did Doing Erie Even Eventually Fall Felicity Film First Get Getting Giant Independent Into Kind Know Later Movie Pilots Started Then]
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G. H. Hardy - Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end, in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and write my classical music, which has always been my passion.
[ Although Always Been Classical Enabled End Enjoyed Family Film Keep Means Music Passion Which Wife Write Writing]
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Emmylou Harris - As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes, as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it.
[ Back Filmmakers Goes Mind More Opposed Person Show Sit Theater Watch Where Which]
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Franco Harris - At the end of Requiem all I wanted to do was get a DV camera and just do a small film. But then the hunger comes back.
[ Back Camera Comes End Film Get Hunger Just Small Then Wanted]
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Jean Harris - I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker.
[ Filmmaker Independent Night Office Realized Sitting Sleep]
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Joel Chandler Harris - I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older.
[ Better Films Get Getting Hope Hoping Older Pi Student Than]
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Katherine Harris - I'm Godless. I've had to make my God, and my God is narrative filmmaking.
[ Filmmaking God Godless Had Make Narrative]
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Neil Patrick Harris - I've always wanted to introduce hip-hop filmmaking to film. There's hip-hop art, dance, music, but there really isn't hip-hop film. So I was trying to do that.
[ Always Art Dance Film Filmmaking Hip-Hop Introduce Music Really Trying Wanted]
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John Harsanyi - The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid puts on the mask and it is his POV, I was hooked.
[ Film First Halloween His Hooked Horror Kid Mask Pov Puts Remember Scene Seeing Theatre]
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Karl Amadeus Hartmann - Men want girls. Most men want little girls. They want them in film. They want to look at them. That's all they want. An evolved man is not going to look that way.
[ Evolved Film Girls Going Little Look Man Men Most Them Want Way]
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Rutger Hauer - I'm looking at working with people I get on with, that respect me, that don't just see me as a piece of ass. Which I have experienced as well. I've nearly walked off very big films before, and I would, because I don't want that in my life. I want to enjoy the work I do.
[ Ass Because Before Big Enjoy Experienced Films Get Just Life Looking Nearly Off Piece Respect See Very Walked Want Well Which Work Working Would]
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Hiawatha - I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
[ Before Comics Ever Films Involved Long Read]
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Henry Home - I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum, because I was never in a film big enough to do that.
[ Banging Because Big Drum Enough Film Hollywood Never Pursued]
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Michael M. Honda - I've worked for 27 years nonstop in theater and films. That's a lot of work.
[ Films Lot Nonstop Theater Work Worked Years]
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Edward W. Howe - United Artists wanted to do records with me. I had no idea, what a rare thing that was... to make an album. And they put a guy with me working on songs, and I got busy with films. I just kind of let it slide. Isn't that amazing?
[ Album Amazing Artists Busy Films Got Guy Had Idea Just Kind Make Put Rare Records Slide Songs Thing United Wanted Working]
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Bette Howland - I think I would have a better time writing films rather than directing.
[ Better Directing Films Rather Than Think Time Would Writing]
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Carl Hubbell - The filmmakers who I'm pining to work for aren't ringing my phone off the hook.
[ Filmmakers Hook Off Phone Pining Ringing Work]
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Jon Huntsman, Jr. - It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
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Timothy Hutton - I suffer much less than many of my colleagues. I am perfectly able to go to Australia and film within three hours of arrival.
[ Able Am Arrival Australia Colleagues Film Go Hours Less Many Much Perfectly Suffer Than Three Within]
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Miguel de Icaza - David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands.
[ Any Ashamed Asked Best David Embarrassed Film Hesitation Least Made Number Performance Really Said Uneasy]
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Saint Ignatius - If you've ever seen the film In Which We Serve, but it was about a destroyer in the Mediterranean.
[ Destroyer Ever Film Mediterranean Seen Serve Which]
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Jeremy Jackson - I'm going to insult a whole industry here, but it seems like TV is for people who can't do film. I'm not talking about actresses; I'm talking about lighting people. Lighting on TV is just so... it's sinful, it really is.
[ Actresses Film Going Here Industry Insult Just Lighting Really Seems Sinful Talking Tv Whole]
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David Johansen - He considers the theatrical version of Fanny and Alexander an amputated version of what his original film was, and he doesn't really like the shorter film.
[ Alexander Amputated Considers Fanny Film His Original Really Shorter Theatrical Version]
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Donald Johanson - I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn't get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let's do it both ways. So we did it in four parts.
[ Both Did Feature Film Finance Four Get Had Jerusalem Make Money Needed Ok Only Parts Release Said Some Television Theatrical Through Wanted Ways]
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Sue Johanson - I was mostly interested in it as a theatrical film. Personally, I am not so interested in television, simply because I don't watch television myself. I'm into movies.
[ Am Because Film Interested Into Mostly Movies Myself Personally Simply Television Theatrical Watch]
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Elton John - It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it.
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
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Gwen John - She is also brought to a point of zero in the beginning of the story, and I think you can say that about a lot of my films in that they are often about people who are brought to the point of zero in the beginning of the film.
[ Also Beginning Brought Film Films Lot Often Point Say She Story Think Zero]
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Frank Keating - I don't think that you can be prescriptive about anything, I mean, life is too complicated. Maybe there are novels where the author has not in the least thought about it in terms of film, which can be turned into good films.
[ Anything Author Complicated Film Films Good Into Least Life Maybe Mean Novels Terms Think Thought Too Turned Where Which]
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Christine Keeler - You see, the interesting thing about books, as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just one person encountering the book, it's not an audience, it's one to one.
[ Always Audience Book Books Encountering Films Interesting Just Opposed Person Say See Thing]
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Maxine Hong Kingston - There's huge, massive mother ships going up to the Yukon. They've been filmed and are on video.
[ Been Filmed Going Huge Massive Mother Ships Up Video]
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William Kunstler - We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that.
[ Actor Audience Before Film Front Got Into Live Television Theater]
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Michel Legrand - I'd always tried not to worry about the size of the role or the size of the film.
[ Always Film Role Size Tried Worry]
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Joanna Noelle Levesque - Phillip Harrison was the production designer, though, I think he's uncredited. He's done most of my films like Blue Thunder. Lots and lots over the years.
[ Blue Designer Done Films Harrison Lots Most Over Production Think Though Thunder Years]
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Wellington Mara - Film has to describe and show.
[ Describe Film Show]
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Josie Maran - I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat.
[ Cat Films Fritz Got Had Much Now Rating Simpsons]
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Jean-Paul Marat - I miss animation very passionately. Not continuously, but every once in a while I would die to do another film.
[ Animation Another Continuously Die Every Film Miss Once Passionately Very While Would]
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Kenny Marchant - Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs.
[ Actions Animated Canned Emotions Films Hand Most Music Sighs Watched]
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Rocky Marciano - My good films were independent and my bad films were not.
[ Bad Films Good Independent Were]
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Guglielmo Marconi - One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular.
[ Animated Animation Best Come Crazy Design Disney Face Films Movie Out Seen Spectacular Story Tarzan Traditional]
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Walter de La Mare - You can't second-guess yourself as a filmmaker.
[ Filmmaker Second-Guess Yourself]
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Andrew Marvell - There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
[ Architecture Arts Creative Design Economy Engineering Entrepreneur Filmmaking Interest Into Lot Modern-Day Music Now Software Theatre Think Version]
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Doug McClure - An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.
[ Actor Film Larger Never Should Than]
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Maureen McCormick - My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
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Craig McCracken - When it comes to films, people often don't differentiate between the message of a bad central character and the message of the film itself. They are two separate things.
[ Bad Between Central Character Comes Differentiate Film Films Itself Message Often Separate Things Two]
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Jeff Miller - I completely take on the risk, the poker game, which being an artist means, and I'm going to try to make a film which honestly reflects what I have in my head.
[ Artist Being Completely Film Game Going Head Honestly Make Means Poker Reflects Risk Take Try Which]
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Thomas Monaghan - As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer. As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book.
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
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John Monash - By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films.
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
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Akio Morita - I do enjoy film. The more I do it the more I learn.
[ Enjoy Film Learn More]
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Jim Morris - Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity.
[ Cool Could Easygoing Enormous Film Good Got His Howard Humanity Intelligence Lost Lovely Man Most Never Person Ron Want Wonderful Work]
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J. B. Morton - In all the horror films that I have done, all of those women were strong women. I don't feel I ever played the victim, although I was always in jeopardy.
[ Although Always Done Ever Feel Films Horror Jeopardy Played Strong Those Victim Were Women]
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Jelly Roll Morton - When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do.
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Brent Musburger - Film-making was not at all what I had expected.
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Bill Muse - Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women.
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Bess Myerson - I was just a cheap little starlet hardly acting at all in a very mediocre film.
[ Acting Cheap Film Hardly Just Little Mediocre Starlet Very]
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Jan Myrdal - If only every man who sees my films did not get the impression he can make love to me, I would be a lot happier.
[ Did Every Films Get Happier Impression Lot Love Make Man Only Sees Would]
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Thomas Nagel - My soul is not my own any more. I cannot live like I want to. I am going to give up films.
[ Am Any Cannot Films Give Going Live More Own Soul Up Want]
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Graham Norton - They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here.
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Johnny Olson - A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things, but I'm quite happy doing what I'm doing.
[ Doing Films Happy Lot Make Photography Quite Things Want]
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Gabe Paul - I want to release another CD this year, finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film.
[ Another Cd Film Finish Make Release Screenplay Short Want Writing Year]
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Charles Peguy - Fundamentally I feel that there is as much difference between the stage and the films as between a piano and a violin. Normally you can't become a virtuoso in both.
[ Become Between Both Difference Feel Films Fundamentally Much Normally Piano Stage Violin Virtuoso]
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S. J. Perelman - Historically, filmmakers always fall in love with every frame, but now that even neophytes are given final cut, this love affair carries with it serious economic implications.
[ Affair Always Carries Cut Economic Even Every Fall Filmmakers Final Frame Given Historically Implications Love Now Serious]
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Pericles - Substantially fewer films will be produced over the next year or two. And a significant portion of the production costs of the reduced slate will be borne by hedge funds and other investment groups.
[ Borne Costs Fewer Films Funds Groups Hedge Investment Next Other Over Portion Produced Production Reduced Significant Slate Substantially Two Will Year]
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Ellis Peters - The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
[ Always Books Culture Films Form Humiliated Items Mass Meaning New News Programs Repetition Same]
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Herbert V. Prochnow - I don't think his life has been in any way disfigured by the film. The film did disclose some difficult facts.
[ Any Been Did Difficult Disclose Facts Film His Life Some Think Way]
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Marcel Proust - The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave him every opportunity to explain himself.
[ Achievement Every Explain Fair Film Gave Him Himself His Musical Opportunity]
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Aurelius Clemens Prudentius - We wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life. Musicianship, appearance.
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Timothy Radcliffe - I would have to say honestly I was very pleased to be in a film whether it was good or bad with De Niro, Norton and Brando even if I don't have any scenes with them, I thought it was pretty good company to keep.
[ Any Bad Brando Company De Even Film Good Honestly Keep Niro Norton Pleased Pretty Say Scenes Them Thought Very Whether Would]
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Frederic Raphael - No film should try to follow a trend, and do what film people think the public wants. There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants.
[ Film Follow Knowing Public Should Such Thing Think Trend Try Wants]
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Frances Rodman - It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around.
[ Antagonistic Around Became Because Clear Director Film Foolish Friendship Going Had Him Lot Love Negative Our Relationships Talk Tried Use Very Would]
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Dave Van Ronk - 006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
[ Bond Both Character Characters Explored Film Friendship His How Interesting Journey Personal Really Such Very Went Wrong]
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James Roosevelt - I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
[ Behind Care Detail Everybody Film Lifetime Lord Made Meticulous Much Once Passion Proud Rings Role Think]
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Theodore Roosevelt - I'm still Sean that me mates went to school with, not Sean the film star. And that's the way I prefer to be.
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Waverley Lewis Root - Lord of the Rings was just so much enjoyment. It was over about the space of a year that I was filming. It's one of the most enjoyable things I've ever done, so emotional.
[ Done Emotional Enjoyable Enjoyment Ever Filming Just Lord Most Much Over Rings Space Things Year]
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Hugh Trevor-Roper - Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]
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David Seabury - I am going to produce a movie of my own. I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film.
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George Seaton - You are probably right when you say that I could get a role in any producer's film if I just asked.
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Chief Seattle - You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry.
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Gaius Plinius Secondus - I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada.
[ Canada Film Industry Television Totally Unknown]
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Dana Snyder - For me everything in the film was gradually building, becoming more emotional, so it helped. At the end of it all I was emotionally drained. At that point I took Rose's view, that this has to happen, there's nothing I can do about it.
[ Becoming Building Drained Emotional Emotionally End Everything Film Gradually Happen Helped More Nothing Point Rose Took View]
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Britney Spears - When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film.
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Caecilius Statius - Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula.
[ Anybody Been Cuz Film Formula Reduced Script Write]
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Howard Staunton - Films must all have the same structure. All of this to guarantee box office bonanza, which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely.
[ Another Box Course Discussion Does Entirely Films Guarantee Must Never Office Same Structure Which]
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Cliff Stearns - Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
[ Being Biggest Carpenter Cinema Content Ended Film Ford Harrison History Nice Pretty Star Thought Tv Up Work Would]
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Steve Steckler - Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
[ Being Box Business Consistent Film Hollywood Mainstream Place Takes Thinking Today]
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Peter Steele - I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither a film star nor having a career on the stage.
[ Anthony Being Career Ended Film Having Hopkins Neither Nor Stage Star Up Wanted]
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Gertrude Stein - The only difference from one $100 million budget film to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it.
[ Another Box Budget Difference Film Getting Million Only Stars Which]
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Alexander Turney Stewart - Right now, I love the fact that I have so many opportunities, but I know this privileged position cannot last. That doesn't mean that I'll stop working. I picture myself as an old actress doing cameos in films with people saying: "Isn't that that Bening woman?"
[ Actress Cameos Cannot Doing Fact Films Know Last Love Many Mean Myself Now Old Opportunities Picture Position Privileged Right Saying Stop Woman Working]
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Jeffrey C. Stewart - When I'm shooting a film, I don't look at playback. I don't go and do a scene and then hurry up and watch what I just did. I never look at it so I haven't seen any of it.
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Kristen Stewart - It's the texture of New York that people miss by filming elsewhere. There are layers and layers of character - even in the pavement - that you can't get anywhere else. And the speed that the people move. It's so different from other places.
[ Anywhere Character Different Else Elsewhere Even Filming Get Layers Miss Move New Other Pavement Places Speed Texture York]
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Joss Stone - My films are about embarrassment.
[ Embarrassment Films]
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Danny Sugerman - I write box notes for Kino International, which specializes in distributing foreign films.
[ Box Distributing Films Foreign International Notes Which Write]
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Ed Sullivan - I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference.
[ Better Day Difference Films Gay Hope Involved Kind Make Myself Out Projects Really Start Things Want Will]
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Jane Taylor - My next film is always shaped by the last one... by the things I feel I didn't get right, or the things I like and want to try to develop further, but it always comes out of the last picture.
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Ellen Terry - I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It's a lot easier for me. There's a difference with women: you can't take them to dinner every night and go crazy.
[ Comfortable Crazy Difference Dinner Doing Easier Every Feel Films Go Groups Guys Lot More Night Take Them Women]
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Nguyen Van Thieu - At HBO, they seem to be well-informed. They make what I think are really quite mature films.
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Clarence Thomas - Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.
[ Again Director Film Fragments Moments Same Satisfied Shot Until]
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Danny Thomas - He's wrong. That's why his films look so terrible.
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Debi Thomas - I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room.
[ Began Best Directing Experience Films Good Idea Left Long Much Often Opera Performance Rehearsal Rehearse Room Showed Theatre Thought]
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Evan Thomas - In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films.
[ Australia Bureau Could Enlightened Films Finance Fund Get Go Government Kick Move Off Quite Scripts Set Sort Special Up]
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Helen Thomas - In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film.
[ Challenges Everyone Film Fixed Lighting Much Opera Really Relate Sets Stage Too Viewpoint Watching]
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Lowell Thomas - Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to anything I had done in Australia. My fee for Tender Mercies was something like five times all of my Australian films combined.
[ Anything Australia Australian Budget Combined Compared Done Fee Film Films Five Had Huge Low-Budget Mercies Something Tender Times Very]
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William Thomas - With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
[ Author Best Bring Characters Film Intentions Life Try Understand]
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Roy Thomson - Truth is, we offered it to Tom Hanks, which pretty much every movie in America does, but Tom passed. Billy Bob said that Hanks recently called and said he's voting for all of us for Oscars, he loved the film.
[ America Billy Bob Called Does Every Film Hanks Loved Movie Much Offered Oscars Passed Pretty Recently Said Tom Truth Us Voting Which]
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Lily Tomlin - I was getting offers. I had just turned them down. Then I realized I should be grateful that at age 54, people were still offering me film roles.
[ Age Down Film Getting Grateful Had Just Offering Offers Realized Roles Should Still Them Then Turned Were]
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Edward Tufte - Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
[ Art Conscience Dark Deep Directly Does Down Dream Feelings Film Goes Into Music Our Passes Rooms Souls Way]
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Margaret Turnbull - I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Bogart.
[ Bogart Ever Films Important Made Many More Only Talk Want Were Which]
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Carrie Underwood - I want to direct films, because I am a painter and a sculptor and I've done a lot of writing.
[ Am Because Direct Done Films Lot Painter Sculptor Want Writing]
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Al Unser - I had to work out where I was going, what type of films I wanted to make. For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions, less important roles, and I tried theater, too.
[ Choose Decided Films Going Had Important Independent Less Make Out Productions Reason Roles Theater Too Tried Type Wanted Where Work]
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John W. Vessey, Jr. - Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith. I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent.
[ Act America Because Believe Doing Faith Feel Films Latin Least Mean Might Pays Really Rent Something Time Waste Well]
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Patrick Warburton - I did 10 years of comedies and 10 years of Westerns. I really like to stay away from car chases. I prefer the more intimate film. You have a much more direct association with the emotions.
[ Association Away Car Chases Comedies Did Direct Emotions Film Intimate More Much Prefer Really Stay Westerns Years]
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Sela Ward - Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry. That is patently asinine and ridiculous.
[ Asinine Film Harry Joe Patently Ridiculous Something Today]
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William Arthur Ward - When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays.
[ Alienated Alienation Colleagues Contact Feelings Films Kind Many More Much Nowadays Our Stop Think Today Where]
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Emma Watson - I try to make films that move people when they are in the theater and make them think only after they leave.
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Ruby Wax - Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
[ Actors Advisor Been Big Blockbuster Documentaries Films Hired Including Jesuits Make Out Several Them Trying Well]
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Hugo Weaving - I think a smart person today realizes that you have to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art.
[ Art Done Films Just Part Person Realizes Sake Smart Think Today]
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Bill Weld - In LA I was watching At the Movies with Ebert and Roper, it was, nice to see them differentiate between the subject matter and the art form of making the film, and they both gave it thumbs up, and I was kind of pleased at their honesty as far as reviewers go.
[ Art Between Both Differentiate Ebert Far Film Form Gave Go Honesty Kind La Making Matter Movies Nice Pleased Reviewers See Subject Their Them Thumbs Up Watching]
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William Weld - It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot.
[ Alter Andrew Because Believes Best Change Films Invested Making Meaning Old Product Put School Shot Stick Story Way]
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Tom Welling - I don't film messages. I let the post office take care of those.
[ Care Film Messages Office Post Take Those]
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Peter Westbrook - We like to think of film and music as art, but actually art is something that is not restricted.
[ Actually Art Film Music Restricted Something Think]
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Abraham Whipple - I feel safe in saying this, and that is that Peter Weir is without a doubt one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. I'd open a door in a movie for him if he asked me to.
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Edwin Percy Whipple - In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don't shoot films any more. There's more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent.
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Colin Henry Wilson - I am much more involved in the filmmaking experience on Mag Seven. I'm much more involved in story elements, casting decisions, the writing of the show, the blocking of the scenes.
[ Am Blocking Casting Decisions Elements Experience Filmmaking Involved More Much Scenes Seven Show Story Writing]
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Earl Wilson - I'd rather have a small part in a good film with good people than play the lead in something I don't really care for.
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Chauncey Wright - My movement from painting to film was a very conscious one.
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Frances Wright - One of the elements in the film that really fascinated me was not to look at the world in bi-polar terms of us vs them or east vs west, which was a by-product of the Cold War.
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Frank Lloyd Wright - Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.
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Max Wright - When I made my first film, I didn't think of it as directing, so it wasn't like I set out to become a director.
[ Become Directing Director Film First Made Out Set Think]
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Orville Wright - When James Cameron brought me the script, which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks, I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film, but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism.
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Peter Wright - Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form, with a limited audience, I recognized film as this extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people.
[ Art Audience Could Extraordinary Film Form Limited More Numbers Painting Rarefied Reach Recognized Social Tool Tremendous Whereas]
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Chen Ning Yang - Well, I'm proud to say American Pie was the kind of crazy, gross-out film that guys thought was the greatest.
[ American Crazy Film Greatest Guys Kind Pie Proud Say Thought Well]
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Tim Yeo - By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.
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Frank Yerby - Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general.
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Francis Parker Yockey - I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder.
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Loretta Young - You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it.
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- Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now.
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- But, you know, when I choose a film I need to believe in it and believe I can do something special with it, and after a while that means not trying to judge or analyze why I should do it. You have to follow this intuition thing, which is a mystery to me.
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- Each new film is like a trial. Before I step in front of the camera, I do not know whether I am going to fall or whether I am going to fly - and that is exactly the way I want it to stay.
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- I try to see my films just once. it's like a dream you've been through when it's been intense, and you just have to go through it once more just to make sure you've had it.
[ Been Dream Films Go Had Intense Just Make More Once See Sure Through Try]
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- And it's not only films, I'm pretty unaware of anything that's going on in popular culture right now.
[ Anything Culture Films Going Now Only Popular Pretty Right Unaware]
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- I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep.
[ Any Dedicated Family Film Immediately Kids Moments Reserved Sleep Some Three Way Wife Working]
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- We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated.
[ Analyze Audiences Complicated Doomed Films Hope Make Making Other Ourselves Recipe See Some Sophisticated Success Then Think Too Try Want Would]
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- Any film I see at two o'clock in afternoon with my mother seems to cast a strange spell that means we both come out sobbing.
[ Afternoon Any Both Cast Clock Come Film Means Mother Out See Seems Spell Strange Two]
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- I could never have conceived that I would ever get to work in a Truffaut film. It was astonishing to me, and still is. I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected.
[ Astonishing Conceived Could Ever Felt Film Get Never Old Pro Still Truffaut Unexpected Work Would]
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- I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films.
[ Films Intense Love Make Making Need Obsession Only Perhaps]
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- I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave.
[ Become Business Circle Devastated Film Leave Nothing Part Period Short Time Truly Watched Wraps]
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- Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result.
[ Adventure Film Final Implicit Making Part Personal Result Sometimes Your]
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- This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
[ Always America Audiences Been Business Cinema Europe Film Intellectual More Perhaps Sexuality Than Theatre True Young]
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- I could not do the film Spinal Tap because I was already at MTV and it was occupying all my time.
[ Already Because Could Film Mtv Occupying Spinal Tap Time]
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- You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it's not a concern of mine.
[ Concern Film Know Make Mine Pleases Trying]
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- Well, I think every film student goes into film school thinking they want to write and direct their own movies, and they don't realize how much goes into it, and what a process it is.
[ Direct Every Film Goes How Into Movies Much Own Process Realize School Student Their Think Thinking Want Well Write]
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- Well, I think that a lot of times when you're working on a film, there aren't really opportunities to get to know all the people you have to work with.
[ Film Get Know Lot Opportunities Really Think Times Well Work Working]
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- I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
[ Attention Because Did Expect Film Films Get Good Great Had His Just Knew Lies None Other Secrets Thought Were]
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- I've made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in London and I'd love to do theater.
[ Films Lies Live London Love Made Secrets Since Six Still Theater]
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- I've never done a big studio film, I've only ever done little ones.
[ Big Done Ever Film Little Never Ones Only Studio]
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- The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening.
[ Anybody Been Case Films Hollywood Listening Lots Maybe Offered Out Since Sold Strange Thing Think Which]
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- Film is different for me now. If the money is good and it's not totally revolting, I'll do it.
[ Different Film Good Money Now Revolting Totally]
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- Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
[ Although Audience Buy Cinema Earth Fantasy Film First-Class Flight Get Imagine Journey Middle Real Their Ticket Will]
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- I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it. And if it doesn't have a sword in it, I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable.
[ Comfortable Film Insist Keep Room Same Sword Unless]
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- I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking 'This is the life'.
[ Around Character Chariot Filming Incredible Just Life Looked Remember Rides Scene Set Thinking Through Time Troy]
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- I think a film set is a quite controlled environment and you feel like you can trust them and it is going to be a safe place to work, but I really don't think about it.
[ Controlled Environment Feel Film Going Place Quite Really Safe Set Them Think Trust Work]
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- I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
[ Been Before Done Film Full Given Haven Movies Really Responsibility Ridley Scott Something Sword]
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- Dragon's Lair 3D is about as close as you can come to controlling an animated feature film.
[ Animated Close Come Controlling Dragon Feature Film Lair]
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- If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character.
[ Actually Animated Because Character Everything Film Funny Game Getting Got Humor Little Look Looking Movement Quite Really Things Total]
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- Once you work with a studio on a film, the studio is sort of like this enormous clam that just opens, takes everything and then closes, and no one enters again. They own it all.
[ Again Closes Enormous Enters Everything Film Just Once Opens Own Sort Studio Takes Then Work]
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- The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it.
[ Action Animated Anything Department Film Films Getting Hard Important Just Know Live Marketing Music Outside Part Really Rock Running Selling Sex Things Those Used Work]
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- Being a good television screenwriter requires an understanding of the way film accelerates the communication of words.
[ Being Communication Film Good Requires Screenwriter Television Understanding Way Words]
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- Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images.
[ Film Ideas Images Marry Opportunity Power Provides]
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- You see so many movies... the younger people who are coming from MTV or who are coming from commercials and there's no sense of film grammar. There's no real sense of how to tell a story visually. It's just cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, you know, which is pretty easy.
[ Coming Commercials Cut Easy Film Grammar How Just Know Many Movies Mtv Pretty Real See Sense Story Tell Visually Which Younger]
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- I was definitely surprised when Talk Radio took off as a play. As a film it has become somewhere between a popular thing and a cult thing.
[ Become Between Cult Definitely Film Off Play Popular Radio Somewhere Surprised Talk Thing Took]
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- Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.
[ Alone Better Dead Film Horror House Most Movies Much Out Than Today]
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- House was the first film where I had no influence on the script. I had to buy the script with the game rights.
[ Buy Film First Game Had House Influence Rights Script Where]
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- The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium.
[ Disbelief Film Literal Medium Stage Suspension]
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- I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career.
[ Art Beauty Building Career Create Creating Desire Desperate Feel Film Love More]
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- I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed.
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- I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work.
[ Action Film Gets Going Good Involved Itself Just Makes Story Think Work]
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- This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge. It's quite exhausting.
[ Big Challenge Exhausting Film Quite Raider Tomb]
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- When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted.
[ Approached Delighted Directed Film First Heard Interested Liked Raider Second Tomb Very Would]
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- It's so easy to manipulate an audience, but it's nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film.
[ Always Attuned Audience Aware Being Clear Critically Cynical Easy Even Film Manipulate Manipulated Manipulation Nearly Think]
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- I want to make films and write films, which will happen, I'm just taking a different route right now. I'm a bit of a chameleon with the whole entertainment industry so to speak.
[ Bit Chameleon Different Entertainment Films Happen Industry Just Make Now Right Route Speak Taking Want Which Whole Will Write]
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- Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
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- Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project.
[ Acting Because Completely Film Fun Other Outcome Project Really Responsible Television Working]
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- The other day a friend called and told me they made a porn film using the title of my first movie. I guess you know you've made it when there's a porn parody of a movie you've done.
[ Called Day Done Film First Friend Guess Know Made Movie Other Parody Title Told Using]
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- You promote your films; it's part of your job. You do the magazine covers and stuff, and then I try to live a really normal life. I definitely don't try to make it into any more craziness than it is.
[ Any Covers Craziness Definitely Films Into Job Life Live Magazine Make More Normal Part Promote Really Stuff Than Then Try Your]
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- A lot of feature films do two pages a day.
[ Day Feature Films Lot Pages Two]
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- Even though I was concentrating on that two-week period from September 11th to September 20th, I was seeing the policy for real, happening, that we were talking about in the film.
[ Concentrating Even Film Happening Period Policy Real Seeing September Talking Though Were]
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- The DC 9/11: Time of Crisis film was hard to get the part; I had to audition three times. It was very serious and very sobering. We studied and tried to re-create all the stuff that we all saw that day.
[ Audition Crisis Day Dc Film Get Had Hard Part Saw Serious Sobering Studied Stuff Three Time Times Tried Very]
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- It's easy to like the most popular films, but I have a great fondness for 'A Life Less Ordinary'.
[ Easy Films Fondness Great Less Life Most Ordinary Popular]
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- I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great.
[ Attention Brothers Came Cat Come Crew Down Enjoying Everyone Film Friends Great Hours House Into Just Live Much Myself Neighbours Off Pebbles Ran She Show Sisters Soon Stairs Support Thinks Up]
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- I thought I was going to be a lot more freaked out by being naked onstage. I think on film I would have been more freaked out, because film is less forgiving. But onstage it's lit so beautifully. It would make my mother look good.
[ Beautifully Because Been Being Film Forgiving Freaked Going Good Less Lit Look Lot Make More Mother Naked Onstage Out Think Thought Would]
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- I did not make this a long film for its own sake. I wanted to make an entertaining film and offer it out there for those who want to see it. If word of mouth suggests there is an audience out there, hopefully their cinema will show it.
[ Audience Cinema Did Entertaining Film Hopefully Long Make Mouth Offer Out Own Sake See Show Suggests Their Those Want Wanted Will Word]
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- I do remember that I was sitting in the make-up chair before the shoots for a commercial or film or other, and I thought: Sometime soon they are going to make a close-up of me and millions of people can see how many pimples I've got on my cheeks.
[ Before Chair Cheeks Close-Up Commercial Film Going Got How Make Make-Up Many Millions Other Pimples Remember See Shoots Sitting Sometime Soon Thought]
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- I have always been of the mind that good work is good work, whether performed on stage, on television or in film and, like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open.
[ Actor Always Any Been Film Good Keep Mind Open Options Performed Reasonable Stage Television Whether Work]
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- I'm always a fan of a good horror film.
[ Always Fan Film Good Horror]
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- Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.
[ Appear Films Made Only Them Those Using Will]
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- My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
[ Again Born Certain Come Dies Film First Flowers Head Killed Life Living Movie Objects Order Paper Persons Placed Projected Real Screen Use Water Which]
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- I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
[ Able Been Films Giving Go Keep Mean Mine Money Plays Quite Spaces Usually]
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- I got five kids, and my oldest is a documentary film maker and camera man, and still photographer.
[ Camera Documentary Film Five Got Kids Maker Man Oldest Photographer Still]
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- Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films.
[ Actually Allows Americans Audience Conveys Epic Films Lacking Listen Native Normally Receive Respect Second Spielberg Tale Their Western Wisdom]
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- I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film.
[ Art Directing Directors Everyone Film How Manipulative Messages Receiving Set Should Theory Towards Universe Very]
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- I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.
[ Been Come Directors Experiences Filmmaking First-Time Fresh Great Had Ideas Lucky Really Very Way Working]
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- Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.
[ Adult Approached Away Blown Dad Films Fun Gas Made Much Only Parent Play Similar Such Together Two Way Work Working Your]
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- I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s, with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and cliched as Hollywood movies.
[ Certain Cliched Effect Fiction Film Had Hollywood Horror Movies Out Particularly Slick Stuff Terrible Think Turning Writers]
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- The highest grossing films have great, moral messages - not dirty, base themes, so we're trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies.
[ Base Dirty Films Get Great Highest Make Messages Moral More Movies Producers Themes Trying Uplifting]
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- It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you.
[ English Film Funny Help How Murderous Old]
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- War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography, I would imagine it becomes more difficult.
[ Becomes Chaotic Choreography Difficult Film Having Imagine Larger Lot More Protocols Safety Scale Start War Would]
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- I'm not interesting enough on my own that you'd want to see a film about me.
[ Enough Film Interesting Own See Want]
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- I'm a big movie fan. After a show, if I'm on the bus or a plane, it's often hard to get to sleep, so I'll watch a film. An action film can even relax me.
[ Action After Big Bus Even Fan Film Get Hard Movie Often Plane Relax Show Sleep Watch]
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- The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.
[ Art Body Consist Descriptive Does Face Films Great Intense Isolation Kind Movement Movements Soul Thought Transmitted]
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- There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.
[ Career Closely Enslavement Film Occupation Other Star World]
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- I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing and as hand-made.
[ Consider Films Personal Poems Writing]
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- My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images.
[ Extension Filled Films Images Page Poetry Screen Using White]
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- The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film.
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
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- I actually write film music because I'm classically trained on the piano so as well as songwriting I also write actual film music that could be used for movies like war movies and love movies.
[ Actual Actually Also Because Classically Could Film Love Movies Music Piano Songwriting Trained Used War Well Write]
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- So film music is something I absolutely wanna get involved in.
[ Absolutely Film Get Involved Music Something Wanna]
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- We know as filmmakers where you draw the line.
[ Draw Filmmakers Know Line Where]
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- I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre.
[ Continue Film Hope Television Theatre Working]
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- Since the new film has been out, I'm doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such.
[ Been Doing Film Fix Grandchildren Home House July Lot New Out Quite See Since Start Such Then Things Up Will]
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- Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet.
[ Advance Am Another Back Blind Called Character Fact Film Game Going Internet Involved Max New Next Played Powers Project Special Then Warriors Week Will]
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- I've been in enough films where the studio wanted that extra little cuteness to make it sellable.
[ Been Enough Extra Films Little Make Studio Wanted Where]
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- We must also win really sufficient and, above all, practical, guarantees for the freedom of the seas and for the further fulfilment of our economic and political tasks throughout the world.
[ Above Also Economic Freedom Fulfilment Further Guarantees Must Our Political Practical Really Seas Sufficient Tasks Throughout Win World]
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- In the United States, viewers don't get to see a lot of things we can show in other countries. We didn't get to show our naked Twister game from Wild On Jamaica, but we definitely filmed it.
[ Countries Definitely Filmed Game Get Jamaica Lot Naked Other Our See Show States Things Twister United Viewers Wild]
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- Film people are coming into TV, because they can't get any work.
[ Any Because Coming Film Get Into Tv Work]
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- I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.
[ Began Documentary Drama Feel Films Hollywood Interesting Looking Moment More Movies Past Richer Than Truth]
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- I grew up certain for a while that I was going to be an anthropologist, until film turned my head.
[ Anthropologist Certain Film Going Grew Head Turned Until Up While]
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- I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
[ Accurate Democracy Film Future Into Jazz Kind Look Made Model Our Possibilities Redemptive See Tells Think Through Tries Us]
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- I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge.
[ Because Born Bridge Brooklyn Children Daughter Exception Film Films First Made Making Oldest]
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- I never, ever want to apologize for a film. If it's bad I'll say it's my fault. And that's what I can say so far in all the films that I've done, that if you don't like it, it's entirely my fault.
[ Apologize Bad Done Entirely Ever Far Fault Film Films Never Say Want]
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- I read cover to cover every jazz publication that I could and in the New York Times, every single day reading their jazz reviews even though I didn't put them in the films. I wanted to know what is going on.
[ Could Cover Day Even Every Films Going Jazz Know New Publication Put Read Reading Reviews Single Their Them Though Times Wanted York]
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- I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.
[ Authentic Before Content Doing Edit Editing Film Instruments Many Music Organic Record Relationship Shapes Start Studio Versions]
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- I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct. You can't work on a film for six years without being your own toughest critic. So you can't really be distracted by the expectations based on your previous performance.
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
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- In a sense I've made the same film over and over again. In all of them I've asked, 'Who are we as Americans?
[ Again Americans Asked Film Made Over Same Sense Them]
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- In most films music is brought in at the end, after the picture is more or less locked, to amplify the emotions the filmmaker wants you to feel.
[ After Amplify Brought Emotions End Feel Filmmaker Films Less Locked More Most Music Picture Wants]
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- One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
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- When a documentary filmmaker, working in the style that I do, suggests that there has been a shooting ratio of 40 hours to every one hour of finished film, that doesn't mean that the other 39 are bad.
[ Bad Been Documentary Every Film Filmmaker Finished Hour Hours Mean Other Ratio Shooting Style Suggests Working]
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- It's really hard to say how long the show will last and will continue. I hope it lasts for a very long time. As long as kids watch it, anyway. But beyond this, sure, I would love to be doing film. I'd love to be doing more theater and perhaps even writing.
[ Anyway Beyond Continue Doing Even Film Hard Hope How Kids Last Lasts Long Love More Perhaps Really Say Show Sure Theater Time Very Watch Will Would Writing]
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- I think that the change began... I made a film a few years ago called The Spitfire Grill, and that didn't make much money either, but it was a good film and an independent film.
[ Ago Began Called Change Either Few Film Good Grill Independent Made Make Money Much Spitfire Think Years]
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- I wanted to work on this central problem of killing. How you go about killing. Now, in the film I had to kill my children - well, I didn't want to get that far.
[ Central Children Far Film Get Go Had How Kill Killing Now Problem Want Wanted Well Work]
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- It's a sin to have your films not to make money.
[ Films Make Money Sin Your]
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- Nobody would want to leave that film to go get high.
[ Film Get Go High Leave Nobody Want Would]
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- She loses 50 pounds in the film, and goes from fairly sane to totally out of her mind. So for the first part of the film I was wearing a 40 pound fat suit, which is very, very uncomfortable. But the worst part was the neck.
[ Fairly Fat Film First Goes Her Loses Mind Neck Out Part Pound Pounds Sane She Suit Totally Uncomfortable Very Wearing Which Worst]
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- To me, it's a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
[ Drag Film Him Moral Now See Son Teenager Very Were Would]
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- Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
[ Any Darker Death Film Humor Life Much Sense Side Taste Very Views Which]
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- Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which is an immersive medium.
[ After Certainly Connection Film Media Medium Most Probably Which]
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- Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.
[ Career Doing Even Films Hope Off Other Some Still Went Would]
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- Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique.
[ Always Between Each Film Given Hopefully Image Instrumentation Musical Own Relationship Say Sound Unique Voice Which]
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- I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
[ Almost Always Come Filmmakers Find Lobbying Myself Projects]
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- I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it.
[ Awfully Film Find Generally Listening Music Myself Something Unless Wrong]
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- I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
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- John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.
[ Aware Barry Bond Composer Film First His John Owned Several Soundtracks Teenager]
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- Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives of the studio, the producer, and the audience. It is very hard to accomplish anything in that situation.
[ Accomplish Anything Audience Constantly Executives Film Films Hard Making Most Producer Situation Studio Very Work]
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- Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
[ Connecting Feature Film Films Least Music Narrative Subliminal]
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- All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film.
[ Brothers Directors Everyone Feel Film Ideas Include Listen Make Making Quentin These Unique Very Vision Want Would]
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- In the beginning, it wasn't even a question of deciding I'm going to do independent film and not commercial films - I wasn't being offered any commercial films, and there wasn't an independent scene.
[ Any Beginning Being Commercial Deciding Even Film Films Going Independent Offered Question Scene]
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- They're not supposed to show prison films in prison. Especially ones that are about escaping.
[ Escaping Especially Films Ones Prison Show Supposed]
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- What was frustrating about Armageddon was the time I spent not doing anything. It was a big special effects film, and I wasn't crazy about pretending I was in outer space. It feels ridiculous.
[ Anything Big Crazy Doing Effects Feels Film Frustrating Outer Pretending Ridiculous Space Special Spent Time]
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- I had to go and sing with the musical director of the film, Simon Lee, who is just incredible, and it went great. I sang with him about five things, things we'd worked on. And then I went to sing for Andrew Lloyd Weber.
[ Andrew Director Film Five Go Great Had Him Incredible Just Lee Lloyd Musical Sang Simon Sing Then Things Went Worked]
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- I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role.
[ Before Even Fact Filming Had January June Knew Months Next October Phantom Role Sang Singing Started Through Two Way]
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- The only way you can continue to make artistic films is to make an occasional one of those. They kind of keep your marketability going to the extent that people will employ you.
[ Artistic Continue Employ Extent Films Going Keep Kind Make Marketability Occasional Only Those Way Will Your]
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- I did this film for less money than it costs to stay in this hotel. We shot it in 20 days. We couldn't screw up takes for fun because we didn't have enough film.
[ Because Costs Days Did Enough Film Fun Hotel Less Money Screw Shot Stay Takes Than Up]
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- I wouldn't make an anti-American film. I'm one of the most pro-American foreigners I know. I love America and Americans.
[ America Americans Anti-American Film Foreigners Know Love Make Most]
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- When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a feature film a few years ago, one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers who should be the new Doctor, and I topped it.
[ Ago Ask Back Bbc Bring Decided Doctor Feature Few Film National New Newspaper Poll Ran Readers Should Topped Years]
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- I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all.
[ Any Director Filmmaker Had Makes Myself Never Pictured Sense]
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- If you wait until the right time to have a child you'll die childless, and I think film making is very much the same thing. You just have to take the plunge and just start shooting something even if it's bad.
[ Bad Child Childless Die Even Film Just Making Much Plunge Right Same Shooting Something Start Take Thing Think Time Until Very Wait]
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- The film industry is about saying 'no' to people, and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer.
[ Answer Cannot Film Industry Inherently Saying Take]
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- The films that influenced me were so disparate that there's almost no pattern.
[ Almost Disparate Films Influenced Pattern Were]
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- You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything.
[ Anything Business Ever Film Gives Know Making]
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- I find the most interesting and most daring scripts tend to be for independent films.
[ Daring Films Find Independent Interesting Most Scripts Tend]
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- I'm just one of those people that if I sit down to watch a horror film, I put my hands over my face and I cry a lot and I don't see half of the film because I'm too upset.
[ Because Cry Down Face Film Half Hands Horror Just Lot Over Put See Sit Those Too Upset Watch]
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- People either know Alan Rudolph and love every single one of his films or they don't know him at all.
[ Alan Either Every Films Him His Know Love Single]
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- Scream was great for what it was. For a horror film, it was intelligent, it was funny, it took a laugh at itself.
[ Film Funny Great Horror Intelligent Itself Laugh Scream Took]
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- And I'm auditioning right now for a movie, and then I have a script that I'm reading right now for a horror film, and I'm meeting for a couple of television shows that I just had yesterday, and pretty much was offered one of them.
[ Auditioning Couple Film Had Horror Just Meeting Movie Much Now Offered Pretty Reading Right Script Shows Television Them Then Yesterday]
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- I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing?
[ Am Asked Bottles Caught Deodorant Doing Film Go Going Greece Jail Make Much Questions Stuff Thought Threw Trying]
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- Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.
[ Film Languages Mathematics Music Other Three Two Universal]
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- In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
[ Art Called Courage Eyes Film Gable Legs Liz Looks Marlene May Mean Our Profession Swinging Thing Tracy Violet Without]
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- My advice to young film-makers is this: don't follow trends, start them!
[ Advice Film-Makers Follow Start Them Trends Young]
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- I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want.
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
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- If you do two versions of a film, they should be identical. With the same frames and settings.
[ Film Frames Identical Same Settings Should Two Versions]
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- I regret not doing a film that I was offered with Clark Gable because the script was not good enough.
[ Because Clark Doing Enough Film Gable Good Offered Regret Script]
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- I went to the Tokyo Film Festival in Japan because I love Japanese cinema.
[ Because Cinema Festival Film Japan Japanese Love Tokyo Went]
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- It's the first film that I made where the director was not present under the camera, and it threw me.
[ Camera Director Film First Made Present Threw Under Where]
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- When I did small films like Lily and Buenos Vista, everyone thought my career would be ruined.
[ Career Did Everyone Films Lily Ruined Small Thought Vista Would]
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- In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum.
[ Bum Director England Filmmaker Germany Horror Movie Us]
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- It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture.
[ Business Certainly Changed Days Films Good Horror Later Look Picture Room Serious Still Time Tongue-In-Cheek Very]
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- One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.
[ Always Attacking Career Copy Could Film Flattering Get Going Holidays Horror Killers Low-Budget Make Money Somebody]
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- Well I would never say to anybody that Warren Beatty got fired, but uh, I think he and Quentin fell out of love, and I think Warren told Quentin to hire me for the film.
[ Anybody Beatty Fell Film Fired Got Hire Love Never Out Quentin Say Think Told Uh Warren Well Would]
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- And so I love films that are kind of rural in atmosphere. And you know, it's just a nice place to be day after day. All be it, it can be hard, it can be hard work. You can get hot.
[ After Atmosphere Day Films Get Hard Hot Just Kind Know Love Nice Place Rural Work]
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- That's the thing with animated films - I often feel that puppets get the better parts compared to us normal actresses.
[ Actresses Animated Better Compared Feel Films Get Normal Often Parts Puppets Thing Us]
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- Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You're allowed to do it your way but of course he's always going to choose his way.
[ Allowed Also Always Burton Choose Collaborative Confidence Course Enough Film Going His Looks Really Tim Way Your]
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- Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and I don't believe that I've made a real transformation beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions. I still have this nagging feeling that it's me, that I didn't create a unique character.
[ Believe Beyond Character Create Expressions Feeling Films Frustrated Gestures Look Made Real Sets Still Transformation Unique Usual Usually]
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- You want to see women your own age in films.
[ Age Films Own See Want Women Your]
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- I think the wonderful thing about doing theater is that it's more of an actor's medium. I think that film is more of a director's medium. You can't edit something out on stage. It's there.
[ Actor Director Doing Edit Film Medium More Out Something Stage Theater Thing Think Wonderful]
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- If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that.
[ Absolute Better Different Film Genius Hours Mediocrity Might Minutes Much Pay Rather See Some Something Stick Than Two Vision Will Work Worth Would]
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- My experiences in film and theatre in the States have been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of, Let's try this.
[ Been England Environment Experiences Film More Much States Theatre Try]
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- The roles for women in theatre are much better than they are in film.
[ Better Film Much Roles Than Theatre Women]
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- I think you can't be passive in making this film - or in watching it.
[ Film Making Passive Think Watching]
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- A woman in Mexico wanted me to heal her. But I can't heal anybody. I just put my hand on her and said, 'Thank you for seeing the film.'
[ Anybody Film Hand Heal Her Just Mexico Put Said Seeing Thank Wanted Woman]
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- I know we didn't make an anti-Semitic film. This is what the Gospels are. And it's none of my business what other people think of me.
[ Anti-Semitic Business Film Gospels Know Make None Other Think]
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- Movie distribution may very well have migrated fully to digital form by then, making a huge dent in the need to print film and physically distribute content.
[ Content Dent Digital Distribute Distribution Film Form Fully Huge Making May Movie Need Physically Print Then Very Well]
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- We did a remake of Lost in Space. Filmed it in London for four months.
[ Did Filmed Four London Lost Months Remake Space]
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- What's going to be hard for me is to try to divorce myself as much as possible from what I wrote. I'll have to approach it simply as raw material and try to craft a film script out of it.
[ Approach Craft Divorce Film Going Hard Material Much Myself Out Possible Raw Script Simply Try Wrote]
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- As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing.
[ Change Concerned Either Far Films Homosexual Making Nothing Would]
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- I brought the film like a flower to the world.
[ Brought Film Flower World]
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- I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control.
[ Black Color Colors Control Easier Film Films Inside Making Much Natural Prefer Shooting Studio Surroundings Where White]
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- I wanted to make a film about stupid people that was very vulgar and deeply stupid. From that moment on I can hardly be reproached for making a film that is about stupid people.
[ Deeply Film Hardly Make Making Moment Stupid Very Vulgar Wanted]
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- There's one thing which I hate about color films... people who use up a lot of their despairing producer's money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn't any color.
[ Any Bring Color Despairing Dominant Films Hate Hues Laboratory Lot Make Money Out Producer Their Thing Up Use Where Which Working]
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- I lived in Vancouver, where they film so many things. So it gave me a good shot at it.
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- I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it.
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- I watched every single Charlie Chaplin film.
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- Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming.
[ Done During Filming Films Most Ruined Were]
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- There are very few solid family films. A lot of the writing is awful.
[ Awful Family Few Films Lot Solid Very Writing]
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- It's great to be in a film that's able to have people really want to become socially conscious, to walk out of the theatre and want to do something.
[ Able Become Conscious Film Great Out Really Socially Something Theatre Walk Want]
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- We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change.
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- The lowest budget U.S. films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet.
[ Better Budget Films Lowest Shooting Ten Than Tibet Times]
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- I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.
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- I hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80% percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet, so it wasn't the best shoot for me.
[ Another Around Being Best Cold Film Hate Percent Shoot Wet]
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- I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
[ Acting Actor Because Best Def Films Important Mos Most Movies Personality Put Quality Rappers Really See Talk Think Want]
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- Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.
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- This film is what it is. It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun. With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously. They are what they are.
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- This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film! So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that is needed to collaborate comfortably.
[ Basis Collaborate Comfortably Confidence Did Film Hard His Needed New Ruin Very Want Worked]
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- When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice.
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- When you are modelling, you are creating a picture, a still life, perhaps something like a silent film. You convey emotion but you are only using your body.
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- I'm more embarrassed about some of the films that I've been in than I am about Playboy. Playboy I'm actually quite proud of.
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- Altman works in such an interesting way, letting things occur in the film even if he didn't particularly plan them.
[ Altman Even Film Interesting Letting Occur Particularly Plan Such Them Things Way Works]
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- As I became very defined in my personal politics, I turned down some films that I slightly regret now; I'm not going to say what they were.
[ Became Defined Down Films Going Now Personal Politics Regret Say Slightly Some Turned Very Were]
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- I did things like Shampoo and Heaven Can Wait. I don't know what those films were about. The women I played in them were not very empowered.
[ Did Empowered Films Heaven Know Played Shampoo Them Things Those Very Wait Were Women]
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- I'm not in the advertising business, but I think it would be very nice if people went to see the film Hamlet, because it was made with love and integrity.
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- There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky.
[ Aspect Because Bit Feminist Films Refused Some Were]
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- I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me.
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- If you were in the film industry at that time, you were always picked up by directors who were much older. You were whisked about and shown things. I did work very hard though.
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- I think I've done more recording in the past 10 years than most people, but it's all been directed toward film composing and soundtracks. Just the same, it's been great.
[ Been Composing Directed Done Film Great Just More Most Past Recording Same Soundtracks Than Think Toward Years]
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- Usually, when I do a soundtrack, the music from the movie doesn't have anything to do with me personally. It's music to enhance to the film. My own stuff is more introspective and about what's on going in my head.
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- But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
[ Films Good Great Had Luxury Working]
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- I think it's always harder in a film to convey intimacy.
[ Always Convey Film Harder Intimacy Think]
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- The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you're lucky if you have five takes.
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- People always seem to see echoes of their own lives in my films.
[ Always Echoes Films Lives Own See Seem Their]
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- You might have a favorite book or film, but you can only watch or read it so many times before you have to let it sit and then go back and realize it's your favorite still. At some point everything gets a little stale and you have to step away from it.
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- Who's ever going to write a film in which I get the girl? Me!
[ Ever Film Get Girl Going Which Write]
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- I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film.
[ Actor Drinking Film Had Method Spent Training Years]
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- I've been lucky enough to do a few films that will last longer than an opening weekend and those films are the ones I'm proud of.
[ Been Enough Few Films Last Longer Lucky Ones Opening Proud Than Those Weekend Will]
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- The idea that every time you do a film you're supposed to be tortured confuses me. I mean, guys who say, 'Oh, it's really tough, my character is really suffering' -come on. For us, even in the rotten ones we've had a good time. I don't think you have to suffer.
[ Character Confuses Even Every Film Good Guys Had Idea Mean Oh Ones Really Rotten Say Suffer Suffering Supposed Think Time Tortured Tough Us]
Topic:
- There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on.
[ Actors Among Anybody Down Film God Look Order Pecking Reality Shows Strange Thank Theater Tv]
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- You make a lot of films, do you? You make a lot of films yourself? Yeah, I'd like to see you make a film first before you get to talk about it. What a jerk.
[ Before Film Films First Get Jerk Lot Make See Talk Yeah Yourself]
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- I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated.
[ Before Book Dated Filming Knew Meant Movie Never Read Started Term Think Thought Very Watched Wife]
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- It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.
[ Attached Big Bigger Control Films Get Gotten Important Made Make Name Names Out Smaller Taking Without Won Worry]
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- We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw.
[ Bit Complains Day Early Every Film Five Get Go Had Home Last Leave Little Match Minutes Missed Night Pictures Saturday Saw She Still Used Watch Wife]
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- A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
[ Film Fountain Petrified Thought]
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- Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
[ Art Became Film Inexpensive Materials Only Paper Pencil Will]
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- And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before.
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- I think when you watch the dailies, the film that you shoot every day, you're very excited by it and very optimistic about how it's going to work.
[ Dailies Day Every Excited Film Going How Optimistic Shoot Think Very Watch Work]
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- It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me.
[ Because Becomes Careers Cautionary Down Filmmakers Funny Get Happen Harder Hope Look Maybe Older Other Realize See Slow Sort Them Thing]
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- No two directors make the same film the same way.
[ Directors Film Make Same Two Way]
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- It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that's out of the question.
[ Calculate Cannot Commercial Film Head How Make Mosaic Nothing Out Put Question Success Together Your]
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- To have a film in America means precisely nothing if you don't have a distributor who stands behind it.
[ America Behind Distributor Film Means Nothing Precisely Stands]
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- When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more.
[ Another Anxious Back Excellent Few Film Getting Go Make May More Movies Parts Soon Succeed Taken Too Where Work]
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- But that's something that I like about scoring film: it makes me reach out of the parameters of my self, it requires me to do things musically that I wouldn't normally do left to my own devices.
[ Devices Film Left Makes Musically Normally Out Own Parameters Reach Requires Scoring Self Something Things]
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- I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn't such a leap.
[ Actually Experimental Film Films Leap Making School Short Such Time Went]
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- I guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth.
[ Began Film Guess Hal His Mine Music Professionally Some Truth Unbelievable Used]
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- I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
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- Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album - and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film.
[ Album Could Doing Each Film Finishing Genesis Just Nothing Now Off Project Then Thing Time]
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- I love films where the world seems to be going a bit faster and everything's a bit brighter and more in focus.
[ Bit Brighter Everything Faster Films Focus Going Love More Seems Where World]
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- Dark Water was one of my favourite films to shoot because of Walter. I had seen the previous films he had directed, Central Station and Motorcycle Diaries, and I thought they were great. I really trusted him.
[ Because Central Dark Diaries Directed Favourite Films Great Had Him Motorcycle Previous Really Seen Shoot Station Thought Trusted Walter Water Were]
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- With the Ford Foundation grant all of a sudden instead of being an artist that had made a couple of short films, I became a filmmaker who dabbled in the arts.
[ Artist Arts Became Being Couple Dabbled Filmmaker Films Ford Foundation Grant Had Instead Made Short Sudden]
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- I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.
[ Bond Cannot Care Character Connected Films Good Had Happens Him Interest Long Points Their]
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- But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.
[ Barry Control Ego Film Go Had His Make Meeting Out Something Think Told]
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- Well, Barry, it's your film. So if it rises or falls, you're the man.
[ Barry Falls Film Man Rises Well Your]
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- Actors say they do their own stunts for the integrity of the film but I did them because they looked like a lot of fun.
[ Actors Because Did Film Fun Integrity Looked Lot Own Say Stunts Their Them]
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- On Saturday afternoons, there was a film, of course, and then we did about four shows between the films. And I would do a tap dance, a little military tap.
[ Afternoons Between Course Dance Did Film Films Four Little Military Saturday Shows Tap Then Would]
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- Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years of theater before ever I did film roles. You build technique that you can rely on.
[ Before Build Did Ever Film Goodness Had Rely Roles Say Technique Thank Theater Well Years]
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- So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film, producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it - so long as I'm not investing too much capital in these things.
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- I always found the film world unpleasant. It's all about the schedule, and never really flew for me.
[ Always Film Flew Found Never Really Schedule Unpleasant World]
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- I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
[ Always Associated Been Cinema Closely Earliest Film Made Magic Magicians Movies Think Very Were]
Topic: Movies
- My film is not a movie; it's not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam.
[ Film Movie Vietnam]
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- Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein, I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film, so impressed with what cinema could do.
[ Cinema Could Days Film Impressed See Shook Ten Went World]
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- When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was You're a Big Boy Now.
[ Big Boy Decided Degree Famous Feature Film Going Graduate Had Make Now Thesis Which]
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- A lot of young filmmakers bring their movies to my dad because he always gives lots of good editing ideas and notes. He'd be a good film professor.
[ Always Because Bring Dad Editing Film Filmmakers Gives Good Ideas Lot Lots Movies Notes Professor Their Young]
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- Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic.
[ Artistic Business Creative Everyone Family Film Important Knew Wanted]
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- I have tremendous respect for film composers.
[ Composers Film Respect Tremendous]
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- The structural thinking I use in the concert hall is unnecessary to most film projects, and most film composers make better use of the enormous range of pop and other materials and techniques required of them than I probably would, faced with the same challenge.
[ Better Challenge Composers Concert Enormous Faced Film Hall Make Materials Most Other Pop Probably Projects Range Required Same Structural Techniques Than Them Thinking Unnecessary Use Would]
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- Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century, and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a slightly corrupted artform. They fit this century - they combine Art and business!
[ Art Artform Business Century Combine Corrupted Fact Films Fit Form Motion Pictures Reasons Slightly]
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- One of the worst things you can do is have a limited budget and try to do some big looking film. That's when you end up with very bad work.
[ Bad Big Budget End Film Limited Looking Some Things Try Up Very Work Worst]
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- Other writers, producers, and directors of low-budget films would often put down the film they were making, saying it was just something to make money with. I never felt that. If I took the assignment, I'd give it my best shot.
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- When I started in the late 1950s, every film I made - no matter how low the budget - got a theatrical release. Today, less that 20-percent of our films get a theatrical release.
[ Budget Every Film Films Get Got How Late Less Low Made Matter Our Release Started Theatrical Today]
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- I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody, they can't. But what they have to be is recognisable. I don't equate myself with a master painter, but I think you can recognise my films.
[ Equate Everybody Films Glad Going Master Movies Myself Painter Please Recognisable Recognise Think]
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- I'm only interested in being a good actor and in being remembered for my best films, not for the way I look. But it seems inevitable in this line of work that I have to care about the way I look without getting obsessed about it.
[ Actor Being Best Care Films Getting Good Inevitable Interested Line Look Obsessed Only Remembered Seems Way Without Work]
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- I'm proud of all the movies I've made. They're not sequels, they're not franchises. And the reason I pick my films carefully is that I don't want to spit on my life. I like to think of myself as more than that.
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- One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility for why a film does or doesn't do well.
[ Does Film Person Responsibility Shoulder Well Why]
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- When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
[ Away Day Film Films His Home Kids Look Love Loved Make Months Movies Say Them Three Two Want]
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- The film business is absurd. Stars don't last very long. It's much more interesting to be a proper actor.
[ Absurd Actor Business Film Interesting Last Long More Much Proper Stars Very]
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- Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist.
[ Actually Based Because Changes Film Goes How Interesting Mental Protagonist Something State Style Time Very]
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- I'd love to make another film in Mexico.
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- No, I did a film called 'Death and the Compass' as well.
[ Called Compass Death Did Film Well]
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- Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film.
[ Another Back Film Go Happy Japan Make Mexico Yeah]
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- Filming scenes like that are always odd but I feel comfortable with Josh and care about him a great deal, so it could be much worse. Scenes like that are just part of the job.
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- All of us have our individual curses, something that we are uncomfortable with and something that we have to deal with, like me making horror films, perhaps.
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- But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult - and it's very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder.
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- I think of horror films as art, as films of confrontation. Films that make you confront aspects of your own life that are difficult to face. Just because you're making a horror film doesn't mean you can't make an artful film.
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- The filmmaking process is a very personal one to me, I mean it really is a personal kind of communication. It's not as though its a study of fear or any of that stuff.
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- The more unique your film is and unusual it is and difficult it is, the harder it is to get it financed. That's why a lot of good filmmakers are doing television. They do HBO movies.
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- The problem with doing a schlocky or big budget studio film is that it wouldn't actually be fun for me. It wouldn't be exciting.
[ Actually Big Budget Doing Exciting Film Fun Problem Studio]
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- You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if you've seen my earlier films, but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human, how my philosophy has evolved.
[ Develop Earlier Evolved Filmmaker Films How Human Kind Learn Only Philosophy Seeing Seen]
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- As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie; all it requires is a great writer and great director with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy.
[ Ability Comedy Conventional Could Course Director Film Full Great Length Movie Outside Requires Tenacious Think Work Writer]
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- It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
[ American Build Characters Feel Filmmakers Formulaic Gone Group More Personal Real Some Spirit Stories Tell Told Truths Universal Well Were]
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- Well it kind of is project to project because as a writer I think you always write to some degree about things that you know or things that happened - but my favourite filmmakers, my favourite movies of theirs tend to be the personal movies.
[ Always Because Degree Favourite Filmmakers Happened Kind Know Movies Personal Project Some Tend Theirs Things Think Well Write Writer]
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- Certainly it's very difficult to keep momentum going through a film which has as many characters as this does, and the piece took on a life of its own to try and shape it. That took all the time we had in editing.
[ Certainly Characters Difficult Does Editing Film Going Had Keep Life Many Momentum Own Piece Shape Through Time Took Try Very Which]
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- Fundamentally, whether directing in the theatre or a film, you have to be a good storyteller, regardless of the form. The thing I had to work hardest at was thinking in shots.
[ Directing Film Form Fundamentally Good Had Hardest Regardless Shots Storyteller Theatre Thing Thinking Whether Work]
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- I've never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn't do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.
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- I've never made a film that I didn't believe in, you know? However the picture turns out, I've always given everything to it. That's kind of how I approach life. I can't help it. There's no part-way with me on anything in any area of my life.
[ Always Any Anything Approach Area Believe Everything Film Given Help How However Kind Know Life Made Never Out Picture Turns]
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- The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
[ Actors Always Charge Cheques Everything Film-Making Give Hard Own Responsible Sign Take Tell Thing Why Work Young Your]
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- I remember Berlin. Berlin to me was the star of the film. I loved for six months that we filmed there.
[ Berlin Film Filmed Loved Months Remember Six Star]
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- I see Igby as my first movie as an adult, and it's a big deal for me because I really, really like the film.
[ Adult Because Big Deal Film First Movie Really See]
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- It's really rare for film directors to be that interested in things other than themselves.
[ Directors Film Interested Other Rare Really Than Themselves Things]
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- Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films. And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film.
[ Challenged Ends Film Films Handle How Know Nowadays Something Think Tied Told Up Wrong]
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- The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers, but we had the feel of the parachutes, so we could be more realistic in the roles.
[ Could Crew Excellent Feel Filmed Had More Parachutes Realistic Really Roles Scenes Show Stunt Were]
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- I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
[ Career Few Filmed Helped Honor Know Meet Moments Public Special Spend Them Those Through Want Will]
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- Simple stories... emerge as lovely films or television pieces.
[ Emerge Films Lovely Pieces Simple Stories Television]
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- They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film; it may only be 600 in a play. But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting.
[ Act Effect Film Lasting May Million More Only Play Say See Truer]
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- I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.
[ Action Cut Feel Filmmaker Need Yell]
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- I like the George Romero films, which were really great, social satire movies; really twisted.
[ Films George Great Movies Really Satire Social Twisted Were Which]
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- I love these movies where it's just about the film. You don't have my face on the poster. It's all about the movie. I like that.
[ Face Film Just Love Movie Movies Poster These Where]
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- The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office.
[ Attached Box Dollar Figure Film Good Makes Money Office Only Success Until]
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- I didn't set out to make this kind of picture. It just came my way. But its been going on for me for 16 years now and its wonderful for an actor to work consistently. There seems to be an insatiable audience for this type of film.
[ Actor Audience Been Came Consistently Film Going Insatiable Just Kind Make Now Out Picture Seems Set Type Way Wonderful Work Years]
Topic:
- I don't think there is really a favorite, I'm very fond of film making as a whole and as a medium and of course, there are some that I've enjoyed making more than others but I've enjoyed making all of them.
[ Course Enjoyed Favorite Film Fond Making Medium More Others Really Some Than Them Think Very Whole]
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- You see I don't like to be really too commercial about things but in this business you've just got to be commercial otherwise the films don't make money and you don't make films and as a long as a commodity is selling it's silly to kill it dead.
[ Business Commercial Commodity Dead Films Got Just Kill Long Make Money Otherwise Really See Selling Silly Things Too]
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- The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
[ Am Because Become Films Going More Only Personality Press Quantity Sheer Thing Visible Worry]
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- Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands. There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me. You get to perform uninterrupted.
[ Film Fragmented Get Gets Gives Hands Into Lot Lots Other Perform Pleasures Theatre Uninterrupted]
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- I'll never be able to really see a film that I'm in.
[ Able Film Never Really See]
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- I didn't so much choose the film as director Claire Denis chose me.
[ Choose Chose Claire Director Film Much]
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- I knew her work very well and I knew that if she offered me a role in her movie, it wouldn't be something stupid. So I agreed to do the film before I read the script.
[ Agreed Before Film Her Knew Movie Offered Read Role Script She Something Stupid Very Well Work]
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- There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we were filming in this large house, which was used for troubled children. You'd go in and find walls had been burnt down. The building was charged with this history and it stayed with us throughout the filming.
[ Atmosphere Because Been Building Burnt Charged Children Down Filming Find Go Had History House Large Set Stayed Strange Throughout Troubled Us Used Walls Were Which]
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- 'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable.
[ Again All-Time Book Film Glory Gone Greats Margaret Memorable Mitchell Opera Read Soap Superb Watch Wind]
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- I'm developing a record company. I'm learning how to supervise music on a film.
[ Company Developing Film How Learning Music Record Supervise]
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- In an action film you act in the action. If it's a dramatic film you act in the drama.
[ Act Action Drama Dramatic Film]
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- Most films are written and made with a hero around 35, or even 25.
[ Around Even Films Hero Made Most Written]
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- The men were all scumbags, but the whole point of the film is to show the development of that. Each guy is going in there to have a good time. By and large, these men are career men, family men, and you just see the deterioration of them.
[ Career Deterioration Development Each Family Film Going Good Guy Just Large Men Point See Show Them These Time Were Whole]
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- Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed.
[ Collapsed Filming Financing Flora Had Month Off Plum Prior Semester Taken Thing Trained Two Weeks Where Yeah]
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- You know, let a few years go by until I hit my midlife crisis. Then that can be documented on film.
[ Crisis Documented Few Film Go Hit Know Then Until Years]
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- I think one of my very favorite films of all time was with Peter Sellers when he played Chauncey, the gardener. Being There.
[ Being Favorite Films Gardener Peter Played Sellers Think Time Very]
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- Onstage or in films, you do affect peoples' lives, and sometimes that's very gratifying. But still, there's this little voice that says you should be doing something that matters.
[ Affect Doing Films Gratifying Little Lives Matters Onstage Peoples Says Should Something Sometimes Still Very Voice]
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- Boy, I'd hate to shoot on tape or disc or whatever the hell they're talking about. I love film.
[ Boy Disc Film Hate Hell Love Shoot Talking Tape Whatever]
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- To me, length is an artificial and arbitrary factor in a film.
[ Arbitrary Artificial Factor Film Length]
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- I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
[ Acting Another Anybody Blame Concentrate Decided Film Give Going Myself Result Singing Three Two Up Years]
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- When my friends and I would act out movies as kids, we'd play the guys' roles, since they had the most interesting things to do. Decades later, I can hardly believe my sons and daughter are seeing many of the same limited choices in current films.
[ Act Believe Choices Current Daughter Decades Films Friends Guys Had Hardly Interesting Kids Later Limited Many Most Movies Out Play Roles Same Seeing Since Sons Things Would]
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- I like to work. I enjoy once a year, doing a film.
[ Doing Enjoy Film Once Work Year]
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- At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil.
[ Ability Animated Business Cartoonists Draw Film Guys Living Mostly Newspaper Nil Other Practically Their Things Time Unsuccessful Were Words]
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- Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films. But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market.
[ Banks Deal Dependent Disney Films Foreign Gave Great Had Heavily Him Made Market Money Next Snow Such Three White]
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- Throughout my career, when I was finished with the drawing for one film I would go up to the story department and help develop sequences. Sometimes these were for scenes that I would animate later on.
[ Animate Career Department Develop Drawing Film Finished Go Help Later Scenes Sequences Sometimes Story These Throughout Up Were Would]
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- I'm over there filming in South Africa now, and two in five are HIV-positive now. Not many people know that.
[ Africa Filming Five Know Many Now Over South Two]
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- I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films.
[ Documentaries Films Hitchcock Making More Performance Sense Stop Them Think]
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- I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do.
[ Able Amazing Care Chance Deals Feelings Film Had High Imaginative Make Real Really Strong Stuff Thing Tremendously Very Way]
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- I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn't have the pressure they have if the word wasn't out about how expensive they were.
[ Because Bit Expensive Filmmakers Films How Larger Little Note Out Pressure Should Start Studios Think Tuck Were Word]
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- I was influenced by European movies, old Fellini, old Kurosawa - any sort of foreign film.
[ Any European Fellini Film Foreign Influenced Kurosawa Movies Old Sort]
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- That's why I'm really trying to produce my own stuff. This film was so good, because I produced it myself, and developed it, and made it with New Line, which is a smaller studio, so I was in control of a lot of stuff that I wasn't in control of for my other films.
[ Because Control Developed Film Films Good Line Lot Made Myself New Other Own Produce Produced Really Smaller Studio Stuff Trying Which Why]
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- There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn't want to tell Scarface again.
[ Again Dramas Films Lot Tell Want]
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- What I think happens today is that a lot of filmmakers look at other films that are retro pieces, like L.A. Confidential, and say, oh, that's period. We didn't want to do the stereotypical stuff.
[ Confidential Filmmakers Films Happens Look Lot Oh Other Period Pieces Retro Say Stereotypical Stuff Think Today Want]
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- I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor.
[ Control Cutting Film Floor Know Left Over Will]
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- Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.
[ Actor Being Different Film Theatre Very]
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- Being an actress is a very physical thing. If I didn't look the way I looked, I would never have started in films.
[ Actress Being Films Look Looked Never Physical Started Thing Very Way Would]
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- Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about.
[ Even Few Films Know Lesbians Lot Women]
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- Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology.
[ Art Balance Between Content Evolving Film Reach Shall Soon Still Technology Very Young]
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- I did important films when I was very young.
[ Did Films Important Very Young]
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- I have been involved in some films other actresses would not have done.
[ Actresses Been Done Films Involved Other Some Would]
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- I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
[ Actors Because Early Film Films Had How Interest Love Play Silent Some Then Today Watch Would]
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- I think the clothes in Belle de Jour are very important to the style of the film. Even today, it is still timeless.
[ Belle Clothes De Even Film Important Still Style Think Timeless Today Very]
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- I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors.
[ Actors Being English Film Jude Law Love Say]
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- Sometimes it's more difficult to do very simple, low-key films.
[ Difficult Films Low-Key More Simple Sometimes Very]
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- Truffaut loved actresses, and he was very intense. All the actresses I knew wanted to do a film with him.
[ Actresses Film Him Intense Knew Loved Truffaut Very Wanted]
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- For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food!
[ Bottom Cottage Few Film First Food Fridge Friend Garden Lived Much Often Plenty Rented Tiny Too Years]
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- Today films are made to cater to commercial markets created by multiplexes, not for those who enjoy good cinema.
[ Cater Cinema Commercial Created Enjoy Films Good Made Markets Those Today]
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- You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way.
[ Actually Big Care Complete Doing Film Finished Flop Gets Giant Know Made Matter Own Result See Some Success Their Ultimately Um Want Way Whether While Work]
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- I played a definite part in it. I guess the things that I played in films and the way the nudity and the love scenes were handled were really different.
[ Definite Different Films Guess Handled Love Nudity Part Played Really Scenes Things Way Were]
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- We were on the island of Hawaii. I think I was there three months. It was fantastic. It is not much different than films. It depends on the television show but much of television today is as good or better than most films.
[ Better Depends Different Fantastic Films Good Hawaii Island Months Most Much Show Television Than Think Three Today Were]
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- I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films.
[ Actor Audition Films Go Good Had Her Hire His Knew Maybe Press Publicize Responsibility Start Understanding Where]
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- I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people.
[ Actress Commitment Difference Films Made Make Move Myself Wanted]
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- I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
[ Been Big Box Consider Conventional Films Hollywood Market Marketed Mass Myself Never Office Really Star Studios]
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- I've always loved film more than theater.
[ Always Film Loved More Than Theater]
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- It would be great to make a movie that had the style of a great '30's film.
[ Film Great Had Make Movie Style Would]
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- Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the greatest films of all time.
[ Films Goes Greatest Mr Smith Time Washington]
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- I think Ingmar Bergman, Francoise Truffaut - all these people created images in my mind, beautiful pictures, I loved what was known at that time as the foreign film.
[ Beautiful Bergman Created Film Foreign Images Known Loved Mind Pictures These Think Time Truffaut]
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- Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible.
[ Abroad Between Covered Every Explored Filmed Ideas Much Possibility Possible Pretty Quite Similarities Subjects Those Twist]
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- As far as I know, if you take your time, write a good script and make a good film, then give the audience time, they will accept it.
[ Accept Audience Far Film Give Good Know Make Script Take Then Time Will Write Your]
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- I'm going to keep making films I believe in. Whether I am successful or not is besides the point.
[ Am Believe Besides Films Going Keep Making Point Successful Whether]
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- If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss before I announced my own film, I would have dropped my subject. If someone else starts after me, what am I to do?
[ After Am Announced Before Dropped Else Film French Had Kiss Own Remake Somebody Someone Started Starts Subject Would]
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- In the industry, you do need some ethics - if one film does well, then thousands get work and money comes back to the industry. I guess the bottomline is, if there are two versions, then the better one will click.
[ Back Better Click Comes Does Ethics Film Get Guess Industry Money Need Some Then Thousands Two Versions Well Will Work]
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- So it is fair enough that you are paying me what I ask for, because it is my name you are using to sell the film. If the producer gives me a guarantee that he will sell the film at a lower price to the distributors, fair enough, then I will charge less!
[ Ask Because Charge Distributors Enough Fair Film Gives Guarantee Less Lower Name Paying Price Producer Sell Then Using Will]
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- The difference being that in films, unlike in life, good does always win over evil in the end.
[ Always Being Difference Does End Evil Films Good Life Over Unlike Win]
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- There are two types of films - one made by the big-time producers, the other is low budget stuff made by some producers who make films for the heck of it, they complete their films for small amounts, sell it at low costs with almost no publicity.
[ Almost Amounts Big-Time Budget Complete Costs Films Heck Low Made Make Other Producers Publicity Sell Small Some Stuff Their Two Types]
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- To make a film and to sell it to the distributors you need a name.
[ Distributors Film Make Name Need Sell]
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- You get an image after you act in a film, but it is not necessary that you last long because of that image.
[ Act After Because Film Get Image Last Long Necessary]
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- I get a lot of independent films from people who are starting out.
[ Films Get Independent Lot Out Starting]
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- Everything's a risk, by the way, these days. Every film you make is a risk. There's no guarantee.
[ Days Every Everything Film Guarantee Make Risk These Way]
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- I run upright mostly when I see daylight, so if you watch film you'll see I don't get hit in the chest much.
[ Chest Daylight Film Get Hit Mostly Much Run See Upright Watch]
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- I already played James Dean in a film called Race with Destiny, but it hasn't come out yet.
[ Already Called Come Dean Destiny Film Hasn James Out Played Race Yet]
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- If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film.
[ Action Appreciation Becomes Cgi Dress Film Guess Performance Role Story Take Then Understanding]
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- It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry, but I think this film deals more with the loss of his wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
[ Call Deals Dirty Film Films Flattering Harry His Loss Modern More Revenge Than Think Traditional Vigilante Wife Would]
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- My mother gave me this book called Feature Films at Used Car Prices by a guy named Rick Schmidt. I gotta credit the guy, cuz he gave me the most practical advice. It empowers you.
[ Advice Book Called Car Credit Cuz Empowers Feature Films Gave Gotta Guy Most Mother Named Practical Prices Rick Used]
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- The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.
[ Alive Amazing Any Auto Because Before Culture Era Film Game Games Grand Idea Important Keep Kids New Now Other Play Right Step Theft Thing Universe Video Virtual Whole]
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- The whole year I was in LA I got into telemarketing and learned how to make money. Five years later that skill helped me make my first film.
[ Film First Five Got Helped How Into La Later Learned Make Money Skill Whole Year Years]
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- You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don't want to do those films every year because they're taxing. I started smoking a lot of cigarettes.
[ Because Cigarettes Dark Every Films Live Lot Months Reality Smoking Started Taxing These Those Three Want Year]
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- I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me.
[ Actress Always Beautiful Big Bother Constantly Desire Else Every Film Had Out Play Somebody Your]
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- I never enjoyed working in a film.
[ Enjoyed Film Never Working]
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- There's something about an American soldier you can't explain. They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.
[ Actress American Anything Coming Even Explain Film Grateful See Soldier Something Them]
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- I would love for film to go back to those days where you had to be able to do everything just to get by.
[ Able Back Days Everything Film Get Go Had Just Love Those Where Would]
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- Technical skill counts for nothing if it is used only to manufacture films which have little to do with humanity.
[ Counts Films Humanity Little Manufacture Nothing Only Skill Technical Used Which]
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- The film's dramatic requirements should always take precedence over the mere aesthetics of editing.
[ Aesthetics Always Dramatic Editing Film Mere Over Precedence Requirements Should Take]
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- The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it.
[ Amount Cable Companies Computer Designers Enormous Ensure Fact Film Game Going Hardware Know Make Manufacturers Marches Money Studios Thing]
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- First cuts are a bitch for a director, because it's been so many months and you put your trust in your editor and you're going to see your film assembled for the first time. You look at it and go, This is terrible. I hate it.
[ Assembled Because Been Cuts Director Editor Film First Go Going Hate Look Many Months Put See Terrible Time Trust Your]
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- I was really disappointed that Warner Bros. didn't think highly enough of my film or my filmmaking to ask me to make the new Superman.
[ Ask Bros Disappointed Enough Film Filmmaking Highly Make New Really Superman Think Warner]
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- It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don't they do something about it? They've done all these crappy attempts at comic book film adaptations. What can we do different? Why don't we just re-release this thing?
[ Adaptations Attempts Book Came Comic Crappy Different Done Film Just Kept Out Re-Release Something Superman These Thing Thinking Why]
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- It was the beginning of film for television. So we had all of these great opportunities. Northwestern was probably the only major film school of its kind at the time that was graduating anybody important.
[ Anybody Beginning Film Graduating Great Had Important Kind Major Northwestern Only Opportunities Probably School Television These Time]
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- It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've really locked horns with actors. It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.
[ Actors Been Couple Did Filmmaking Films Horns Hurt Just Life Locked Moment Only Really Times]
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- Superman was never previewed because the producers didn't trust Warners with the film.
[ Because Film Never Producers Superman Trust Warners]
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- When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work.
[ Audience Film Long Make Narrow-Minded Run Seems Subjective Tell Too Work]
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- It used to be you did TV or you did film. Now it's like a media blitz.
[ Blitz Did Film Media Now Tv Used]
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- I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May. I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.
[ Albert Big Brooks Comedy Fan Films Follow Footsteps May Nichols Their]
Topic:
- I've done a few studio films in the last few years where I feel like I've done good work, and then I only end up in two scenes. That's been very disappointing.
[ Been Disappointing Done End Feel Few Films Good Last Only Scenes Studio Then Two Up Very Where Work Years]
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- I prefer film to the stage. I always like the rehearsal better than I like performing.
[ Always Better Film Performing Prefer Rehearsal Stage Than]
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- If it's stage, the two most important artists are the actor and the playwright. If it's film, THE most important person is the director. The director says where the camera goes.
[ Actor Artists Camera Director Film Goes Important Most Person Playwright Says Stage Two Where]
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- If you're doing a drama that has some comedic elements you can't forget that it's primarily a very serious film that has some light relief.
[ Comedic Doing Drama Elements Film Forget Light Primarily Relief Serious Some Very]
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- I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
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- But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
[ Ashamed England Filmmaking Love Say Sort Vilified]
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- I like the theater enormously, but I truly love films - the whole bizarre, boring process that it can be.
[ Bizarre Boring Enormously Films Love Process Theater Truly Whole]
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- You do a James Bond film, you're being part of an anachronism, a tradition.
[ Being Bond Film James Part Tradition]
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- Film scores are often based on short themes, and it helps if you've got some way of developing these themes and making them sometimes last 4 minutes and sometimes last 40 seconds. One ends up doing it subconsciously.
[ Based Developing Doing Ends Film Got Helps Last Making Minutes Often Scores Seconds Short Some Sometimes Subconsciously Them Themes These Up Way]
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- Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in collaboration with the director and other people involved.
[ Always Art Collaboration Director Film Group Involved Just Noise Obviously Other Part Scores]
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- Sometimes in films it's nice to have violins on either side, rather than on one side, so you've got more of a stereo picture with the violins. Sometimes it's good to have the basses in the middle.
[ Either Films Good Got Middle More Nice Picture Rather Side Sometimes Stereo Than Violins]
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- For me the most moving moment came when I first started working on 2001. I was already in awe of him, and he had very much already become Stanley Kubrick by the time the film started.
[ Already Awe Become Came Film First Had Him Kubrick Moment Most Moving Much Stanley Started Time Very Working]
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- Kubrick never explained the ending to us, or what his intentions were. He didn't intend for it to be a predictable film.
[ Ending Explained Film His Intend Intentions Kubrick Never Predictable Us Were]
Topic:
- Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles.
[ Bigger Budgets Did Film Great Half Hardware Independent Interesting Led Lot Million More Movies Now Ones Range Roles Several Since Star Studio Success Those Very Wars Were Which]
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- Documentaries have always inspired me in narrative filmmaking.
[ Always Documentaries Filmmaking Inspired Narrative]
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- I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first.
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
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- In the '80s, I can't say that Amy and I were aware of an independent film community. We could only get a certain amount of money for our pictures, which made them low budget movies, but they were distributed through studios.
[ Amount Amy Aware Budget Certain Community Could Distributed Film Get Independent Low Made Money Movies Only Our Pictures Say Studios Them Through Were Which]
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- And yet I think The White Cliffs of Dover one of my best films.
[ Best Cliffs Dover Films Think White Yet]
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- Then in college I became obsessed with film, and wanted to be part of that.
[ Became College Film Obsessed Part Then Wanted]
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- If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.
[ Dreams Films Ghosts Memories Movies Then]
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- I have always done films with friends rather than strangers.
[ Always Done Films Friends Rather Strangers Than]
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- Kolkata is the relatively unexplored part of India as far as Hindi films are concerned.
[ Concerned Far Films Hindi India Part Relatively Unexplored]
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- The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience.
[ Aimed Audience Dances Family Film Romance Songs]
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- We're making a commercial Hindi film catering to all types of audiences.
[ Audiences Catering Commercial Film Hindi Making Types]
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- First of all, you look at Rocky films now, and if that isn't a cartoon series there isn't any cartoon series. I mean there's no way anybody is going to take that amount of punishment in fifteen rounds.
[ Amount Any Anybody Cartoon Fifteen Films First Going Look Mean Now Punishment Rocky Rounds Series Take Way]
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- I didn't go to film school, I went to acting school.
[ Acting Film Go School Went]
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- Hollywood is still the mecca for good or bad, but it isn't the beginning or end for filmmaking.
[ Bad Beginning End Filmmaking Good Hollywood Mecca Still]
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- Today, everything has to be made by committee, and has to have special effects, but there's always room for good films.
[ Always Committee Effects Everything Films Good Made Room Special Today]
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- You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible.
[ Culture Entertainment Fiction Film Get Making Possible Real Really Right Soak Up Want]
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- Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same.
[ Acting Changed Exactly Feel Films Hasn Same]
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- I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to see a film starring another boyfriend.
[ Another Awkward Boyfriend Felt Film Little See Starring Taking]
Topic:
- As with sound, images are subjective. You and I may not see the same color red as red, but we will probably agree that the image on the screen is a digital image or film image, based on contrast, bit depth, and refresh rate.
[ Agree Based Bit Color Contrast Depth Digital Film Image Images May Probably Rate Red Refresh Same Screen See Sound Subjective Will]
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- Film, as far as I'm concerned, is my area of artistic endeavor, so I never think of a movie that gets released as being all done-it's just when they took it away from you.
[ Area Artistic Away Being Concerned Endeavor Far Film Gets Just Movie Never Released Think Took]
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- I was involved in the color correction and the digital color correction. In an odd way, you end up making a film many times-the DVD, the archival record of a high-definition master, and so on.
[ Color Correction Digital Dvd End Film Involved Making Many Master Odd Record Up Way]
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- It's very much like filmmaking always is-you're always asked to do something that you're not sure you know how to do. So you make an educated guess as to what you think will work and you hope between that and plan B, that you can end up with a product that's really good.
[ Always Asked Between Educated End Filmmaking Good Guess Hope How Know Make Much Plan Product Really Something Sure Think Up Very Will Work]
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- Once the image was in the digital environment, one of the problems was, we had no means to reproduce the color spectrum, grey scale, and contrast that film produces, without converting the digital file to film, evaluating it, then going back and changing the digital image.
[ Back Changing Color Contrast Converting Digital Environment Evaluating File Film Going Grey Had Image Means Once Problems Produces Reproduce Scale Spectrum Then Without]
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- I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise.
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
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- This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
[ Cost Could Country Film Invaded Kind Million Money Some]
Topic: Movies
- Class is often invisible in America in the movies, and usually not the subject of the film.
[ America Class Film Invisible Movies Often Subject Usually]
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- Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
[ Every Film Great New See Seem Should Time]
Topic: Movies
- I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.
[ Boost Criticism Enormous Film Find Friendly Giving Internet Opportunity Provided Publish Self Sites Tell Think]
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- We don't have a lot of class-conscious filmmaking.
[ Filmmaking Lot]
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- I don't see a lot of films. I'm quite choosy, but there's certain films that stick out.
[ Certain Films Lot Out Quite See Stick]
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- I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium.
[ Actor Director Film Medium Really Television Theatre Think Whereas]
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- The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are.
[ Crisis Discovering Father Film Finds Goes His Identity Joe Mother Once Out Parents Relationship Them Through]
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- The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
[ Acting Better Films Money More Rewarding Television Terms Theatre]
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- What goes down on film is different to what you see with the naked eye.
[ Different Down Eye Film Goes Naked See]
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- A film has its own life and takes its own time.
[ Film Life Own Takes Time]
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- I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.
[ Adult Content Extremely Films Graphic Historical Matter Necessarily Nobody Now Producing Racial Right See Subject Terms Think Violence Wants]
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- If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.
[ Allowed Better Cover Films Get Great Helps Hopefully Interest Make More Movie Successful Watch Way]
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- Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film.
[ Film Get Girl Least Make Through Yeah]
Topic:
- You never really know as an actor; it's completely out of your control, in terms of editing, and music, and film stock, shot selection, and what takes they use.
[ Actor Completely Control Editing Film Know Music Never Out Really Selection Shot Stock Takes Terms Use Your]
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- Due to the political nature of film, partisan film making, especially where the subject is close to the film makers hart, tend to be the norm, rather than the exception.
[ Close Due Especially Exception Film Hart Makers Making Nature Norm Partisan Political Rather Subject Tend Than Where]
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- Indeed it can be argued that to make a powerful film you must care about the subject, therefore powerful films tend to be both political and partisan in nature.
[ Argued Both Care Film Films Indeed Make Must Nature Partisan Political Powerful Subject Tend Therefore]
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- There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film.
[ Also Always Artistic Edit Element Film Going Issues Lead Maker Objectivity Reality Relevant Someone Which]
Topic:
- This is indeed not only relevant to Documentary but is evident is most type of film making. The film often mirrors the experience, understanding and politics of the director.
[ Director Documentary Evident Experience Film Indeed Making Mirrors Most Often Only Politics Relevant Type Understanding]
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- While mainstream media is led by profit, ratings and popularist culture and filtered by the current political climate, Alternative Media is lead solely by the convictions of the campaign and film maker.
[ Alternative Campaign Climate Convictions Culture Current Film Filtered Lead Led Mainstream Maker Media Political Profit Ratings Solely While]
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- Amanda Bynes and I have become close since filming Hairsray. It's so weird because I grew up watching her.
[ Amanda Because Become Close Filming Grew Her Since Up Watching Weird]
Topic:
- We shot 'High School Musical' in eight weeks. I spent longer rehearsing for 'Hairspray' than filming 'High School Musical'.
[ Eight Filming Hairspray High Longer Musical Rehearsing School Shot Spent Than Weeks]
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- I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope.
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- I think the situation in Toronto is such that there are funding organizations which make it easy for a film to raise more money than it needs and very often that works against a film.
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- I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
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- I've just been very, very lucky with the film having been introduced in the right way.
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- Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films.
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- That is where the irony of the film comes off, in terms of the language it employs - where he tries desperately to be a 'TV Dad,' to give advice and it's so pat it becomes ridiculous.
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- The film camera's ability to physically move through space, not zoom through space - every time we have a video camera the movement is through zoom; every time we have a film camera it is a physical movement.
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- The whole film is about people being convinced that they can reduce themselves to their archetypes.
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- There is a certain moment in the film when the son is in the nursing home and he goes to the television and turns it off because he sees himself in the image.
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- Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences - and it happens all the time - where for some reason the energy doesn't connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that.
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- When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence.
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- When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
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- Language is much closer to film than painting is.
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- The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being.
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- David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He's incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing.
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- I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
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- Doing Tim's film is always going to be the most pleasure. Let me just put it that way. So, without drawing favorites one way or the other, getting back with him and doing Mars Attacks! was certainly a special treat.
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- I really liked doing a number of the projects and directors, and etc., etc., I knew about half-way through that I would never be doing that again. It's just not me. I really am happy as a part-time film composer, not a full-time film composer.
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- I think that there's a lot more freedom in the low budget, the independent films where, unfortunately, you don't have the money, necessarily, to get the orchestras in there to play a lot of stuff. But, you have a lot more freedom, very often.
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- I think that's one of the things that has always put me in kind of an odd niche. It's that all of my understanding of orchestral music is via film, not via classical music like it's supposed to be. To me it's the same, it doesn't make any difference.
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- I would have to say I might do some stuff, but it's the film that's appealing. I was raised on film. My musical experience is all via film, it's not from classical music.
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- I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.
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- In Tim's films, more than most, if you miss the tone, you don't get the film.
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- It's hard to get a film, you know, you need a very special film to be able to get that experimental. But, I would love to see that happen. I would love the opportunity to be more experimental than I am.
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- Or certainly I would need time - which I would love to have but there almost never is on a film - to just spend a week with a roomful of guys laying down these patterns.
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- So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It's still their ball game. It's their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director's impulses.
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- You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when you just see his films cold, you're not quite sure. It's the same in - I'm trying to think of other directors with a similar sense - David Lynch's films, Tim's films, some of Cronenberg's stuff.
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- And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren't expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film.
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- I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal.
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- Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it's like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it's an interesting dynamic.
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- I like Soderbergh, Spielberg, Lucas. There's a lot of talented guys out there obviously, and if you're a fan of films, you have to look at that stuff and learn from them.
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- So there was always a stunt coordinator on those films that was from Stunts Unlimited and I was just one of the young warriors from Stunts Unlimited that got to be a part of it because it was a big show and they needed a lot of guys.
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- They do think it is a big summer movie and that's why they want to give it a great chance, but they don't want to go up against Spider-Man 2 or some of the other big movies, the $100 million films that are coming up.
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- I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist.
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- I'm only a stupid filmmaker.
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- I have an Italian comedy at the Venice Film Festival.
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- I watch old school film so that I can learn so much that I just sort of miss all the new stuff.
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- You would be surprised of films that people just don't see. You know what I mean? I'm always working and I'm a film buff but I'm an old school film buff.
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- I like boxing movies. One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films, is the boxing. The actual boxing usually sucks.
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- The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue.
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- No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them.
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- You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film.
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- Kubrick's films have life - they just never die.
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- I can't remember what the last film I saw was, as I can't smoke or drink in cinemas.
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- We had the guys from X Men 2 do the cameras. They had a 360 camera that would go from one car, up in the air and over to another car in a continuous shot while the film was still rolling, going 90 mph.
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- This generation of filmmakers is very good. They're seasoned, for some reason.
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- I worked for Sam Peckinpah on quite a bit of action in his films, and he got excited once in a while.
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- No I didn't audition, I didn't even know David Lynch till the week before I started the film.
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- The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
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- Yes, actually ever since I saw his films and tried to write about them, Sirk's been in everything I've done. Not Sirk himself, but what I've learned from his work.
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- In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.
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- A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together.
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- Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.
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- No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite.
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- As soon as I get my car I think I'll be going to the cinema more. Since I don't go very often, there are no films that are a must see at the moment. I usually wait till they come out on DVD.
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- Everyone plays their own crucial part towards the film.
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- I want to take a few years out, maybe make a couple of more films or whatever.
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- Nothing's really changed since the Harry Potter films came along.
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- I'm contemplating moving to London for a period of time. I've been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I'm really tired of it. I'm continually uninspired by what's being sent to me. Even by huge films that they're doing there. They're just awful.
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- In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
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- James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was.
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- Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way.
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- There was really a snobbery from people in film - they did not want people who had come from television. It was the poor relation of show business, and especially situation comedy.
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- The Academy Awards ceremony is designed to be without irony, but Chris Rock supplied it anyway with filmed movie-theater interviews with black men and women who had never heard of the movies nominated for Best Picture.
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- In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system.
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- Kenya doesn't have much of an infrastructure for hosting a film.
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- Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
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- The film depends on the audience's belief in this relationship.
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- Within the process of filming, unexpected situations occur.
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- But I don't have such a strong desire to need to get away from filmmaking.
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- Each film is different. Time Code was very quick - a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years. But then the shooting process was very quick - 16 days.
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- Films take up so much time, and with theatre, you do have to plan a period of time that you can be free.
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- I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film.
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