John Agar - I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.
[ Able Agent Been Brand Collection Editors Fantasy Genre Ideas Jumping Known Neither Never Nor Risk Sell Sf Small Traditional Want Which Writer]
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Gianni Agnelli - I'm not constrained by being a genre writer. Any story I can imagine, I can cast as a fantasy novel and probably get it published.
[ Any Being Cast Constrained Fantasy Genre Get Imagine Novel Probably Published Story Writer]
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Doyle Brunson - The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture to move around genres and sort of change you ideas, change your face, you know?
[ Almost Around Cartoon Celebrity Change Culture Face Fact Genres Ideas Impossible Know Metaphor Move Obsessed Our Really Sort Your]
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Quentin Crisp - All my movies are difficult to classify because they are very eclectic in mixing genres.
[ Because Classify Difficult Eclectic Genres Mixing Movies Very]
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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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Barry Gibb - Eventually I would like to touch all the genres. I would like to do some detective stories, and I want to do a Western. I would want to do humorous Westerns.
[ Detective Eventually Genres Humorous Some Stories Touch Want Western Westerns Would]
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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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Tom Hicks - Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it opened the door for the genre in general. Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings.
[ Because Different Door General Genre Good Lord Opened Rings Stories Thing Us Very]
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Thomas W. Higginson - The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
[ Characters Fantasy Genre Magic Occult]
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William L. Jenkins - I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books.
[ Been Books Enjoy Fantasy Fiction Genre Long Might Reader Readers Science Since Surprised Think Time Understand]
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Maria Monk - I love the paranormal, because there, every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.
[ Beacon Because Become Every Genre Imagination Love Paranormal Write]
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Tillie Olsen - You put funny people in funny costumes and paint them green and we could talk about anything we wanted to, because that was the only thing that fascinated Gene about this particular genre.
[ Anything Because Costumes Could Fascinated Funny Gene Genre Green Only Paint Particular Put Talk Them Thing Wanted]
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Francois de La Rochefoucauld - The "Western" is the only genre whose origins are almost identical with those of the cinema itself.
[ Almost Cinema Genre Identical Itself Only Origins Those Western Whose]
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Jock Stein - The space genre is timeless.
[ Genre Space Timeless]
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- I have never believed that the critic is the rival of the poet, but I do believe that criticism is a genre of literature or it does not exist.
[ Believe Believed Critic Criticism Does Exist Genre Literature Never Poet Rival]
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- Star Wars, the original movie, was all the various old genre of pictures: the swashbucklers, the war movies, all those things were put n there in a different look.
[ Different Genre Look Movie Movies Old Original Pictures Put Star Things Those Various War Wars Were]
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- I think my fascination is less with genre figures than with writers in general.
[ Fascination Figures General Genre Less Than Think Writers]
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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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- In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult genre for me.
[ Comedies Difficult Genre Hair Just Mainstream Out Romantic Tearing Usually]
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- It doesn't matter to me what the genre is.
[ Genre Matter]
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- But my problem with fantasy, and horror, and related genres, is that sometimes the problems are illogical.
[ Fantasy Genres Horror Illogical Problem Problems Related Sometimes]
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- What scares me is what scares you. We're all afraid of the same things. That's why horror is such a powerful genre. All you have to do is ask yourself what frightens you and you'll know what frightens me.
[ Afraid Ask Frightens Genre Horror Know Powerful Same Scares Such Things Why Yourself]
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- I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
[ Accepted Already Being Century Commission Conquering Cuban End Everywhere Genres Gladly Hand Heard Island Music Musical Our Popular Producing Result Small Uncertain World Would]
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- I like the Western genre, I think it's uniquely American.
[ American Genre Think Uniquely Western]
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- The Western genre is certainly something with which I'm familiar.
[ Certainly Familiar Genre Something Western Which]
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- I never excluded any genre on my first record.
[ Any Excluded First Genre Never Record]
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- I love mixing up my genres.
[ Genres Love Mixing Up]
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- It's almost like a genre rule: Don't Open The Box.
[ Almost Box Genre Open Rule]
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- We knew that there was a certain kind of interest in Whale among a genre crowd.
[ Among Certain Crowd Genre Interest Kind Knew Whale]
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- I do believe that the genre reached its peak before the First World War.
[ Before Believe First Genre Peak Reached War World]
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- The genre has moved into this commercial aspect of itself, and ignored this extraordinarily rich literature that's filed everywhere else except under travel.
[ Aspect Commercial Else Everywhere Except Extraordinarily Filed Genre Ignored Into Itself Literature Moved Rich Travel Under]
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- Trying to write books with a subject matter or in a genre or style you're not familiar with is the best way to find the Big Block looming.
[ Best Big Block Books Familiar Find Genre Looming Matter Style Subject Trying Way Write]
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- The biggest misconception about us is that we're just a rock band. We think our music is a cross-section of many genres; a hybrid of what the six of us have grown up on.
[ Band Biggest Cross-Section Genres Grown Hybrid Just Many Misconception Music Our Rock Six Think Up Us]
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- Well, you know, I feel like it's about a lot of things. The reason that I made it was because I thought it was really funny and unique and just a different genre.
[ Because Different Feel Funny Genre Just Know Lot Made Really Reason Things Thought Unique Well]
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- I am flattered that they think that many people would enjoy my work. I don't approach any genre a different way than I may approach another one. I treat every role I do like a role worthy of applying whatever kind of tactic, process and talent I have.
[ Am Another Any Applying Approach Different Enjoy Every Flattered Genre Kind Many May Process Role Tactic Talent Than Think Treat Way Whatever Work Worthy Would]
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- A predilection for genre fiction is symptomatic of a kind of arrested development.
[ Arrested Development Fiction Genre Kind]
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- I always wanted to get into the horror genre. I like scary movies. I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress.
[ Actress Always Fan Genre Get Go Hanging Head Horror Into Movies Posters Scary Shows Sign Thread Want Wanted]
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- In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed.
[ Analyzed Anthropology Course Folklore Forms Genres How Introductory Major Minor Show Students Try]
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- As an actor, I am meant to dabble with different themes and genres.
[ Actor Am Dabble Different Genres Meant Themes]
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- It's a cyclical thing. When they make one, everyone loves them. Different genres come around in succession. People always welcome the western. It's America's genre.
[ Always America Around Come Cyclical Different Everyone Genre Genres Loves Make Succession Them Thing Welcome Western]
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- Poetry, the genre of purest beauty, was born of a truncated woman: her head severed from her body with a sword, a symbolic penis.
[ Beauty Body Born Genre Head Her Poetry Purest Severed Sword Symbolic Woman]
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- I would like to see the technology used to explore more period horror genre works, for example, E. A. Poe.
[ Example Explore Genre Horror More Period Poe See Technology Used Works Would]
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- I wasn't a big science fiction aficionado, there were a few films like 2001 or Blade Runner that were favorites of mine, but since I started this series I have gained more respect for the genre and become more of a fan myself.
[ Become Big Blade Fan Favorites Few Fiction Films Gained Genre Mine More Myself Respect Runner Science Series Since Started Were]
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- The thriller is the most popular literary genre of the 20th century.
[ Century Genre Literary Most Popular Thriller]
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- If there were genders to genres, fiction would be unquestionably feminine.
[ Feminine Fiction Genders Genres Unquestionably Were Would]
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- But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece.
[ Certain Film Genres Heroic Only Out Stand Still Where Woman]
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- In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top.
[ Anything Comedy Drama Films Genre Getting Really Run Still Television Top Women]
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- The Bee Gees were always heavily influenced by black music. As a songwriter, it's never been difficult to pick up on the changing styles of music out there, and soul has always been my favourite genre.
[ Always Bee Been Black Changing Difficult Favourite Gees Genre Heavily Influenced Music Never Out Pick Songwriter Soul Styles Up Were]
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- I try not to discriminate against genres.
[ Against Discriminate Genres Try]
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- In my opinion, the most significant works of the twentieth century are those that rise beyond the conceptual tyranny of genre; they are, at the same time, poetry, criticism, narrative, drama, etc.
[ Beyond Century Conceptual Criticism Drama Etc Genre Most Narrative Opinion Poetry Rise Same Significant Those Time Twentieth Tyranny Works]
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- I spent the first twenty years of my writing career preparing for the mystery genre, which is my favorite literary form.
[ Career Favorite First Form Genre Literary Mystery Preparing Spent Twenty Which Writing Years]
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- I think baseball - the baseball genre - is this mitt, to use a double pun there, to catch a whole bunch of themes.
[ Baseball Bunch Catch Double Genre Mitt Pun Themes Think Use Whole]
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- There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
[ Character Else Experience Fantasy Game Genre Get Imagining Involved Losing Rather Secret Sort Things Those Value Vicariously West Whatever Whether Wild Winning Yourself]
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- Poetry seems to have been eliminated as a literary genre, and installed instead, as a kind of spiritual aerobic exercise - nobody need read it, but anybody can do it.
[ Aerobic Anybody Been Eliminated Exercise Genre Installed Instead Kind Literary Need Nobody Poetry Read Seems Spiritual]
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- I don't mean that literary fiction is better than genre fiction, On the contrary; novels can perform two functions and most perform only one.
[ Better Contrary Fiction Functions Genre Literary Mean Most Novels Only Perform Than Two]
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- When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. It needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable.
[ Chair Children Comfortable Fiction Four Genre Good Had Height Legs Length Making Needed Right Same Writing]
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- Now that I'm being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me, but I'm unabashedly genre. It's what I like to read, what I like to write.
[ Being Genre Mainstream Now Publishers Read Successful Trying Unabashedly Very Write]
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- Readers respond to every genre intensely, if it's a genre that appeals to them. Again, who can say why anyone enjoys horror and dark fantasy? If I can't answer the question for myself, I wouldn't dream of trying to answer it for others.
[ Again Answer Anyone Appeals Dark Dream Enjoys Every Fantasy Genre Horror Intensely Myself Others Question Readers Respond Say Them Trying Why]
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- Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also has lent itself to other genres of music.
[ Also Borrowed Genres Itself Jazz Lent Music Other]
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- What that means initially is that you have alot of products that are only slightly better games in the same genre on another machine - and the titles that really take advantage of the machine come along later.
[ Advantage Along Alot Another Better Come Games Genre Initially Later Machine Means Only Products Really Same Slightly Take Titles]
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- It's just a way of trying to get to a third thing that's not particular to any quote-unquote genre. It's been great for me; it's really opened me up and gotten me to use that part of my imagination. It's very scary in a lot of ways, and just as exciting.
[ Any Been Exciting Genre Get Gotten Great Imagination Just Lot Opened Part Particular Really Scary Thing Third Trying Up Use Very Way Ways]
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- The best thing about Sci-Fi, which is my favorite genre, is that there are no rules for behavior. So you can do anything you want.
[ Anything Behavior Best Favorite Genre Rules Sci-Fi Thing Want Which]
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- I still collect comics. I still have a great love and respect for the genre.
[ Collect Comics Genre Great Love Respect Still]
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- I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He's a very talented director.
[ Because Bryan Did Director Elevated First Genre Great Job Love Movies Singer Such Talented Thought Two Very Whole X-Men]
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- What I'm trying to do is break the genre from what is rap and what is music.
[ Break Genre Music Rap Trying]
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- From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman. I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.
[ Action Actress Angelina Apart Approach Because Business Cinema Genre Intend Jolie More Movies Now Other Out Stands Woman]
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- We have such a mixture now, such a fusion of different genres.
[ Different Fusion Genres Mixture Now Such]
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- It's hard enough to get any movie made, and when you take on these tough genres - and I've done it a couple times - it just makes the whole struggle more.
[ Any Couple Done Enough Genres Get Hard Just Made Makes More Movie Struggle Take These Times Tough Whole]
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- I'm a working actor so I never really pick a film because of a genre, and I don't really turn them down because of genre. Anything that's unlike the picture I just finished is always more interesting.
[ Actor Always Anything Because Down Film Finished Genre Interesting Just More Never Pick Picture Really Them Turn Unlike Working]
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- I have done a lot of things outside of Science Fiction, but there has been an almost disproportionate amount of that genre in my body of work. I don't know what to make of it.
[ Almost Amount Been Body Disproportionate Done Fiction Genre Know Lot Make Outside Science Things Work]
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- The horror genre is important because it promotes experimentation in filmmaking.
[ Because Experimentation Filmmaking Genre Horror Important Promotes]
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- Literary fiction, as a strict genre, is all but dead. Meanwhile, most genres flourish.
[ Dead Fiction Flourish Genre Genres Literary Meanwhile Most Strict]
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- Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement.
[ Author Character Empathetic Genre Get Involvement Long Matter Readers Sense Stay Story Style Variations Will]
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- Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
[ After Amount Appreciation Attention Different Doing Finishing Gave Genres Hadn Huge Movie Movies Out Paid Play Really Sense Those Until Up Way]
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- I would like to involve myself in some black music. I would like to do some blues and some gospel music. I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base.
[ Base Black Blues Genres Gospel Involve Music Musical Myself Other Some Stuff Try Want Widen Would]
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- I've written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction, so I don't really have a genre these days.
[ Days Four Genre Nonfiction Novels Pieces Really Six These Written]
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- Usually with this genre the first thing that happens is a good fight sequence to show that you're in good hands. So we broke that rule. I think a lot of that comes from the western audience.
[ Audience Broke Comes Fight First Genre Good Hands Happens Lot Rule Sequence Show Thing Think Usually Western]
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- Genre categories are irrelevant. I dislike them, but I do not have the casting vote.
[ Casting Categories Dislike Genre Irrelevant Them Vote]
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- Writing is writing, and stories are stories. Perhaps the only true genres are fiction and non-fiction. And even there, who can be sure?
[ Even Fiction Genres Non-Fiction Only Perhaps Stories Sure True Writing]
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- I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.
[ Bravo Brilliant Carpenter Cop Did Familiar Flick Genre Got Into John Know Move Movies Rio Taking Time Turning Urban Western]
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- In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film.
[ Aside Best Character Characters Connection Development Favor Film Genre Had Horror Movies Often Pushed Shining Shock Value]
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- I had always wanted to be a writer who confused genre boundaries and who was read in multiple contexts.
[ Always Boundaries Confused Contexts Genre Had Multiple Read Wanted Writer]
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- Genre aside, I'd like to make a film about people.
[ Aside Film Genre Make]
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- I think I'm sort of locked into the sitcom genre.
[ Genre Into Locked Sitcom Sort Think]
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- One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films.
[ Director Films Genre Hire Know Making Thing Want]
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- It is a different genre - a show about something other than doctors, lawyers and cops. Teachers are something completely different. I think it makes for very interesting television.
[ Completely Cops Different Doctors Genre Interesting Lawyers Makes Other Show Something Teachers Television Than Think Very]
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- I just love where I am right now in my career. I love country music. I don't ever feel restricted by the genre. I've been able to have a solid career that we've built one step at a time and a family. I know that I'm in a good place.
[ Able Am Been Built Career Country Ever Family Feel Genre Good Just Know Love Music Now Place Restricted Right Solid Step Time Where]
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- We were kind of caught up in the genre trap. We didn't really have a lot of artistic freedom. They wanted us to go into a certain direction, so they could promote us easier.
[ Artistic Caught Certain Could Direction Easier Freedom Genre Go Into Kind Lot Promote Really Trap Up Us Wanted Were]
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- The new Pirates! builds on that legacy delivering an even more powerful and fun experience to players... and is still unmatched in offering a blend of genres in one great game.
[ Blend Builds Delivering Even Experience Fun Game Genres Great Legacy More New Offering Pirates Players Powerful Still Unmatched]
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- I want to try and work in different genres with different types of actors, on small movies and big movies.
[ Actors Big Different Genres Movies Small Try Types Want Work]
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- I don't like rock. Honestly, I like to listen to it, but it's not for me. There's a lot of musical genres that I find interesting, but they don't suit me. It's one thing to listen to different genres, but to perform a genre that isn't yours is counterproductive.
[ Counterproductive Different Find Genre Genres Honestly Interesting Listen Lot Musical Perform Rock Suit Thing Yours]
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- Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem.
[ Bookstore Genre Literary Problem]
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- Literature precedes genre.
[ Genre Literature Precedes]
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- What genre it falls under is only of interest later.
[ Falls Genre Interest Later Only Under]
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- I go by the role pretty much. And I think the only genre I haven't gotten to do but I'd love to is a western, but no one has ever asked me to do that. Unfortunately they are very few and far between these days, but that is one type of film I'd love to do.
[ Asked Between Days Ever Far Few Film Genre Go Gotten Haven Love Much Only Pretty Role These Think Type Unfortunately Very Western]
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- This genre of music seems to want to push people into a certain time slot, which is unfortunate.
[ Certain Genre Into Music Push Seems Slot Time Unfortunate Want Which]
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- SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded, and because the SF field is never going in any one direction at any one time, there is hardly a way to cut it off.
[ Any Because Cut Direction Embedded Field Genre Genres Going Hardly Matrix Never Off Sf Time Way Which]
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- I am a big fan of vampires. I've always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood.
[ Always Am Beautiful Been Being Big Blood Fan Genre Human Immortal Kind Lives Nature Obsessed Romanticism Vampires]
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- The crime novel has always been my favourite genre.
[ Always Been Crime Favourite Genre Novel]
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- The world is full of novels in which characters simply say and do. There are certainly legitimate genres in which this is sufficient. But in real and lasting writing the character is.
[ Certainly Character Characters Full Genres Lasting Legitimate Novels Real Say Simply Sufficient Which World Writing]
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- I do try not to spend much time reading in the suspense genre.
[ Genre Much Reading Spend Suspense Time Try]
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- Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
[ Based Books Comic Constitute Entertainment Exception Filmed Genre History Movies Shows Single Television Worst]
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- Reality is a genre that seems to be here to stay. I don't know how many of the new shows will last, but the more competition you have, the harder that pie is to slice up.
[ Competition Genre Harder Here How Know Last Many More New Pie Reality Seems Shows Slice Stay Up Will]
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- Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good.
[ Another Any Because Better Big Comics Cuts Genre Good Kind Morally Objective Out Say Stuff Subjectively Than Too Wrong]
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- I've been really fortunate to be able to do different kinds of films in different scales, different genres, different kinds of roles, and that is important to me.
[ Able Been Different Films Fortunate Genres Important Kinds Really Roles Scales]
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- You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor.
[ Actor Another Because Been Career Character Continue Different Far Genre Get Hope Interesting Kind Play Something Things Trying Want]
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- They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them.
[ Amount Anyways Attracted Based Because Caricatures Cartoonish Characters Factual Felt Film Genre Good Had Just Large Made Them These Well Why]
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- I'm developing some other things in other genres, including one dramatic piece. So, anything's possible.
[ Anything Developing Dramatic Genres Including Other Piece Possible Some Things]
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- I read a lot - and I read a variety of genres.
[ Genres Lot Read Variety]
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- As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!
[ Actor Does Filmmaker Genre Get Just Love Much Trapped Typecast]
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- If one horror film hits, everyone says, 'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
[ Dies Everyone Film Genre Go Hits Horror Make Never Says]
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- I'm not seeking out genre films, but this just came my way, and Miramax was good enough to add a role for me because we wanted the chance to work together.
[ Add Because Came Chance Enough Films Genre Good Just Miramax Out Role Seeking Together Wanted Way Work]
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- Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre, I don't mind saying that, it's true. I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
[ Always Clearly Comedy Doing Franchise Genre Hopefully Love Mind Romantic Saying Them True Will]
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- Here's the thing, for me at least: this is a huge genre now. It wasn't always so. Not so many years ago, it wasn't so. There is a tremendous diversity in fantasy today.
[ Ago Always Diversity Fantasy Genre Here Huge Least Many Now Thing Today Tremendous Years]
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- I don't often know exactly what's coming next, and that makes it more fun. And you know, for me, this entire genre is all about that; it's all about having fun and getting away from the mundane world for just a little while.
[ Away Coming Entire Exactly Fun Genre Getting Having Just Know Little Makes More Mundane Next Often While World]
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- The novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers.
[ Filled Genre Literary Many Much Novel Rivers Sea Space]
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- There are genres I don't care for, and I've never worked in those genres, and then sometimes there are people that I haven't liked and I haven't worked for those people. But if I feel like there's a movie that I would like to go see, I'll jump into it.
[ Care Feel Genres Go Haven Into Jump Liked Movie Never See Sometimes Then Those Worked Would]
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- All the classical genres are now ridiculous in their rigorous purity.
[ Classical Genres Now Purity Ridiculous Rigorous Their]
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- Labels only confuse people. The smarter people recognize artists who transcend categories. But I always try to entertain. It's in my nature; writers are born to entertain. If that means working ostensibly within a genre, fine.
[ Always Artists Born Categories Confuse Entertain Fine Genre Labels Means Nature Only Ostensibly Recognize Smarter Transcend Try Within Working Writers]
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- I mean, there are many other directors who are probably both more skilled and excited to adapt novels or work within certain genre conventions. I'd like to do that kind of work someday, but for better or worse I'm too drawn by my own material.
[ Adapt Better Both Certain Conventions Directors Drawn Excited Genre Kind Many Material Mean More Novels Other Own Probably Skilled Someday Too Within Work Worse]
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- By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres, and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done - the mechanics of writing, so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas.
[ Areas Asking Authors Done Excel Genres How Learn Lot Mechanics Novels Possible Questions Reading Speak Things Variety Various Which Writing]
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- Focus in on the genre you want to write, and read books in that genre. A LOT of books by a variety of authors. And read with questions in your mind.
[ Authors Books Focus Genre Lot Mind Questions Read Variety Want Write Your]
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- Science fiction still is an idea genre.
[ Fiction Genre Idea Science Still]
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- To me, fantasy has always been the genre of escape, science fiction the genre of ideas. So if you can escape and have a little idea as well, maybe you have some kind of a cross-breed between the two.
[ Always Been Between Escape Fantasy Fiction Genre Idea Ideas Kind Little Maybe Science Some Two Well]
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- I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don't see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with the rest of cinema.
[ Cinema Film Genre Horror Independent Legitimate Nothing Part Rest See]
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- But what was interesting about what the Who did is that we took things which were happening in the pop genre and represent them to people so that they see them in a new way. I think the best example is Andy Warhol's work, the image of Marilyn Monroe or the Campbell's soup can.
[ Andy Best Campbell Did Example Genre Happening Image Interesting Marilyn Monroe New Pop Represent See Soup Them Things Think Took Warhol Way Were Which Work]
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- I think the industry is oblivious to the fact that most people listen to all kinds of stuff. I personally don't know of anyone who listens to only one genre of music. It's vanity because no one does.
[ Anyone Because Does Fact Genre Industry Kinds Know Listen Listens Most Music Oblivious Only Personally Stuff Think Vanity]
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- Some genres I'm not a huge fan of but there are always exceptions that break the rules. There are always a few people doing it in a way weird enough to grab my attention.
[ Always Attention Break Doing Enough Exceptions Fan Few Genres Grab Huge Rules Some Way Weird]
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- People just want to watch movies that are entertaining, it doesn't matter what genre it is.
[ Entertaining Genre Just Matter Movies Want Watch]
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- Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
[ Bestseller Beyond Both Climb Compelled Enjoy Even Fantasy Fiction Genre Likely Lists Literature More Mysteries Nonfiction Onto Other Rather Reading Science Seem Some Than Though Variety Wide Write]
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- Billy Wilder is really is a heavy influence on Bound. We felt that film noir was a genre where you could create a really contained story. We wanted to be on a set as much as we could to get the kind of style level we were looking for.
[ Billy Bound Contained Could Create Felt Film Genre Get Heavy Influence Kind Level Looking Much Noir Really Set Story Style Wanted Were Where Wilder]
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- With a genre like film noir, everyone has these assumptions and expectations. And once all of those things are in place, that's when you can really start to twist it about and mess around with it.
[ Around Assumptions Everyone Expectations Film Genre Mess Noir Once Place Really Start These Things Those Twist]
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- We felt like we had done as much as you can do with the slasher genre. We were trying to find the next group of scary movies that were ripe for parody.
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- I believe the adventure game genre will never die any more than any type of storytelling would ever die.
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- Genre labels are useful only insofar as they help you find an audience.
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- After I did the first Die Hard I said I'd never do another, same after I did the second one and the third. The whole genre was running itself into the ground.
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- But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys.
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- I just have more fun when I get to try new things - and the action film genre has kind of painted itself into a corner, copied itself so many times and it has basically run out of bad buys.
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- I am not interested in genres. I am interested in doing the best work I can in whatever medium.
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- Write the kind of movie you would want to see, in a genre you love.
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- Our fathers were actually business partners in the same real-estate firm, and we got together and thought, How can we get a movie together and get distribution and create a new movie genre? We started by making satires of commercials.
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