- When I look up at the screen and see myself I always have to laugh. Not because I think I'm doing a horrible job, quite the contrary, I just feel it's so surreal to feel like one person can entertain so many at one time.
[ Always Because Contrary Doing Entertain Feel Horrible Job Just Laugh Look Many Myself Person Quite Screen See Surreal Think Time Up]
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- When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting, so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios.
[ Acting College Coverage Graduated Living Made Make Money Needed Pursuing Read Screenplays Studios Them While Writing]
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- Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.
[ Any Before Begin Blood Genetic Health Identify Illnesses Intervention Involves Life-Threatening Many Newborn Public Screening Simple Symptoms Test Used]
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- Telling your story out loud is the way human beings communicate. We don't normally think up words, translate how to spell them and then move our fingers up and down over this randomly arranged set of keys to make the same letters appear on a screen.
[ Appear Arranged Beings Communicate Down Fingers How Human Keys Letters Loud Make Move Normally Our Out Over Randomly Same Screen Set Spell Story Telling Them Then Think Translate Up Way Words Your]
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- I think artists who are attracted to working on the Net will adjust their work to the capabilities of a very small screen.
[ Adjust Artists Attracted Capabilities Net Screen Small Their Think Very Will Work Working]
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- It's difficult to see yourself up on screen without being a critic.
[ Being Critic Difficult Screen See Up Without Yourself]
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- I don't enjoy the boo scare when you're watching a movie and then suddenly there's a big shark on the screen. The only thing they're doing is catching you off guard.
[ Big Boo Catching Doing Enjoy Guard Movie Off Only Scare Screen Shark Suddenly Then Thing Watching]
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- Some people talk about screen kisses being strange or uncomfortable. But I think that I got along with Anna well enough that it just happened; it was a fun day of shooting.
[ Along Anna Being Day Enough Fun Got Happened Just Kisses Screen Shooting Some Strange Talk Think Uncomfortable Well]
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- There's nothing more important in making movies than the screenplay.
[ Important Making More Movies Nothing Screenplay Than]
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- I like that because the fans want to see onstage what they know so well from the big screen.
[ Because Big Fans Know Onstage Screen See Want Well]
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- 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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- I give everything I have to give on the screen. I feel I don't owe the public anything else.
[ Anything Else Everything Feel Give Owe Public Screen]
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- My mantra is: put your brain into gear and if you can add to what's on the screen then do it, otherwise shut up.
[ Add Brain Gear Into Mantra Otherwise Put Screen Shut Then Up Your]
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- A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
[ Book Craft Different Fiction Otherwise Play Requires Screenplay Stage Very]
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- Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole world on celluloid is amazing. It's like taking your dreams straight from your head and projecting them onto a screen.
[ Able Acting Amazing Celluloid Create Dreams Fantastic Head Onto Projecting Screen Straight Taking Them Whole World Your]
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- I'm not afraid of portraying anything on-screen.
[ Afraid Anything On-Screen Portraying]
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- Something about being projected on a 70 foot screen makes you more attractive and appealing to the opposite sex, which is pretty scary.
[ Appealing Attractive Being Foot Makes More Opposite Pretty Projected Scary Screen Sex Something Which]
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- I am not opposed to the limited use of polygraphs in a case where a person is suspected of wrongdoing. But widespread use of the polygraph as a screening tool goes far beyond what is acceptable.
[ Acceptable Am Beyond Case Far Goes Limited Opposed Person Polygraph Screening Suspected Tool Use Where Widespread Wrongdoing]
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- I had about the biggest, longest wish list anyone could have, and 99 percent of what I wanted to get on the screen we got on the screen within our schedule and within our budget and within our resources.
[ Anyone Biggest Budget Could Get Got Had List Longest Our Percent Resources Schedule Screen Wanted Wish Within]
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- I have always watched the rushes, and have learned more because I have done so, because you can have all manner of ideas in your head, but they have to end up on the screen.
[ Always Because Done End Head Ideas Learned Manner More Rushes Screen Up Watched Your]
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- Touch screen voting is a fine thing so long as they have a voter-verified paper trail.
[ Fine Long Paper Screen Thing Touch Trail Voting]
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- I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.
[ Absolute Another Anything Bare Basically Before Being Blue Completely Could Did Done Ears Education Ever Grandiose Had Head Him Honest Into Lord Martin Never Really Rings Scorsese Screen Stepping Thought Videogame Without W]
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- It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
[ Along Body Checking Comparing Every External Fantastic Finally Go Out Past Philosophy Produced Religion Screen Shadows Their Them Then Those Trace]
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- I remember seeing some little wrinkles in my early 30s and thinking they were interesting. But you know the horror of it is that the screen image has to be perfect.
[ Early Horror Image Interesting Know Little Perfect Remember Screen Seeing Some Thinking Were Wrinkles]
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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]
Topic:
- A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
[ Bed Book Computer Contrast Screen Take Thing Wonderful]
Topic: Computers
- That's the funniest thing about portraying certain things on screen, sitting next to your parents and they get to see this glimpse of me kissing another guy.
[ Another Certain Funniest Get Glimpse Guy Kissing Next Parents Portraying Screen See Sitting Thing Things Your]
Topic:
- The Wright brothers flew through the smoke screen of impossibility.
[ Brothers Flew Impossibility Screen Smoke Through Wright]
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- One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
[ Between Difference Easily Forgets His Image Life Man None Real Screen Sound Too Voice]
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- I'm supposed to be the director of a television company, but I've only ever seen that company as a vehicle for making the kind of programmes we wanted to make, getting our ideas on the screen.
[ Company Director Ever Getting Ideas Kind Make Making Only Our Programmes Screen Seen Supposed Television Vehicle Wanted]
Topic:
- 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]
Topic:
- I'd love to play a villain in a movie, the kind of bad guy you would never think of me being able to play. Like most people, I have a darker side I'd like to explore onscreen.
[ Able Bad Being Darker Explore Guy Kind Love Most Movie Never Onscreen Play Side Think Villain Would]
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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]
Topic:
- Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
[ Barnes Books Booksellers Borders Everywhere Killers Local Movie Neighborhood Noble Our Perhaps Rows Screens Serial Television Theatres Well]
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- You sell a screenplay like you sell a car. If someone drives it off a cliff, that's it.
[ Car Cliff Drives Off Screenplay Sell Someone]
Topic:
- There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
[ Being Happy Irony Much Screen]
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- Funnily enough, when I originally went in for my screen test, that set was already built.
[ Already Built Enough Originally Screen Set Test Went]
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- When we could split the screen, it was like 'Wow!'.
[ Could Screen Split Wow]
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- There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.
[ Block Confidence Intelligence Our Out Own Screen Spirit Than Worse]
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- No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better.
[ Better Change Colder Comes Completely Control Had Human Just Matter Maybe Mind More Note Person Screen Someone Through Your Yourself]
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- I'm not dead and I don't have blue hair but some people say there are similarities. It is usually intolerable to watch myself onscreen but this time it's fine. I think it's beautiful and a real work of art.
[ Art Beautiful Blue Dead Fine Hair Intolerable Myself Onscreen Real Say Similarities Some Think Time Usually Watch Work]
Topic:
- Some colors are very difficult to render, and you must compensate to get the color you want on the screen.
[ Color Colors Compensate Difficult Get Must Render Screen Some Very Want]
Topic:
- First, people don't read novels off screens, and they don't have a tendency to shell out real money for books when they don't retain anything physically for their money.
[ Anything Books First Money Novels Off Out Physically Read Real Retain Screens Shell Tendency Their]
Topic:
- The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement.
[ Challenge Effect Half Leisure Little Movement Much Natural Out Preserve Say Screenwriting Still Take Then]
Topic:
- How do you explain certain physical qualities that somehow sell on screen? You're born with it... Certain people are just more watchable, and I was more watchable, but I don't think I understood acting or drama very well when I was a kid.
[ Acting Born Certain Drama Explain How Just Kid More Physical Qualities Screen Sell Somehow Think Understood Very Well]
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- I write in the afternoon, from about 12 until 6 or 7. I use an upstairs room as my office. Once I get going I keep at it, and it usually takes about six months from the first blank screen until 'The End.'
[ Afternoon Blank End First Get Going Keep Months Office Once Room Screen Six Takes Until Upstairs Use Usually Write]
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- I think I've got something when I'm onscreen, but that's nothing to do with acting or talent.
[ Acting Got Nothing Onscreen Something Talent Think]
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- I have a computer screen near my seat where I monitor the overall health of the vehicle and pick up any problems that might be occurring early on or once we see any kind of a malfunction or anything unusual that's happening, we can look at the data and figure out what that is.
[ Any Anything Computer Data Early Figure Happening Health Kind Look Malfunction Might Monitor Near Occurring Once Out Overall Pick Problems Screen Seat See Unusual Up Vehicle Where]
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- I'm still traumatized that I'm going to be on a big screen in a white bikini and naked so who knows!
[ Big Bikini Going Knows Naked Screen Still Traumatized White]
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- A woman came up to me after one of the screenings with tears pouring down her face and sobbed, You've defined my entire life for me on the screen.
[ After Came Defined Down Entire Face Her Life Pouring Screen Screenings Tears Up Woman]
Topic:
- It's incredibly unfair. You don't see a lot of 60-year-old women with 20-year-old men onscreen.
[ Incredibly Lot Men Onscreen See Unfair Women]
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- You need someone to tell you how to do things like hitting your marks, or driving a car so it looks right or getting out of a car so it doesn't take a million years of screen time.
[ Car Driving Getting Hitting How Looks Marks Million Need Out Right Screen Someone Take Tell Things Time Years Your]
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- What you do is get the right director and the right screenwriter and the right cast. It's a fantastic job.
[ Cast Director Fantastic Get Job Right Screenwriter]
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- I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don't mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy.
[ Answered Description Fella Figured Folks Get Guy Had Handsome Horse Ideal Knight Looked Mean Player Riding Right Screen Sort Their Way White]
Topic:
- On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen.
[ Clothes Hair Listening Look Off Saying Screen Skin Then Time Tv Your]
Topic:
- The letters were universally complimentary, and we designers loved hearing that our games were being enjoyed, but if they weren't sending us a picture of their screens most of those writers would have spent their time playing the game rather than writing letters.
[ Being Complimentary Designers Enjoyed Game Games Hearing Letters Loved Most Our Picture Playing Rather Screens Sending Spent Than Their Those Time Universally Us Were Weren Would Writers Writing]
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- It has been said that on screen I personified the American woman.
[ American Been Personified Said Screen Woman]
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- The key factor is whether the agent is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives, which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics.
[ Agent Association Authors Canon Ethics Factor Key Member Members Representatives Requires Screens Them Uphold Whether Which]
Topic:
- Death is a billion-dollar business. They can't even pass a law where it takes seven days to get a gun. Why don't you have to go through the same kind of screening you do to get a driver's license? It's totally insane.
[ Business Days Death Driver Even Get Go Gun Insane Kind Law License Pass Same Screening Seven Takes Through Totally Where Why]
Topic:
- If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else, something I operate and wind up and have to make an impression with and use to transmit someone else's screenplay.
[ Am Charles Dance Else Impression Make Operate Screenplay Someone Something Talk Talking Transmit Up Use Wind]
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- The little song and dance number at the end - that's me, my voice, howling out. It was a new experience for me. I've never sung before and I've certainly never sung on screen. I think I sung on stage when I was 13 and for some reason nobody's asked me to try it again since.
[ Again Asked Before Certainly Dance End Experience Howling Little Never New Nobody Number Out Reason Screen Since Some Song Stage Sung Think Try Voice]
Topic:
- You can still have chemistry on screen without getting on with the person. But it just makes your job a lot easier if you don't have to gird your loins, if that's not quite the right phrase, every time you're going to do a scene with that person.
[ Chemistry Easier Every Getting Going Job Just Lot Makes Person Phrase Quite Right Scene Screen Still Time Without Your]
Topic:
- If you can't believe a little in what you see on the screen, it's not worth wasting your time on cinema.
[ Believe Cinema Little Screen See Time Wasting Worth Your]
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- It's much like writing a screenplay with someone else and that's how we view it, I think.
[ Else How Much Screenplay Someone Think View Writing]
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- The people I worked with were bigger than life. Once you put them on the screen, they were huge.
[ Bigger Huge Life Once Put Screen Than Them Were Worked]
Topic:
- I have always had trouble recognizing myself in the features of the intellectual playing his political role according to the screenplay that you are familiar with and whose heritage deserves to be questioned.
[ According Always Deserves Familiar Features Had Heritage His Intellectual Myself Playing Political Questioned Recognizing Role Screenplay Trouble Whose]
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- I didn't know anything about writing a screenplay, but somehow I ended up rewriting a screenplay.
[ Anything Ended Know Rewriting Screenplay Somehow Up Writing]
Topic:
- Meryl Streep does things I would never have thought possible... Her presence on screen is outstanding.
[ Does Her Meryl Never Outstanding Possible Presence Screen Streep Things Thought Would]
Topic:
- My favorite on screen moments are when you are really there and you know you're creating something. That's so exciting... it's why you come to work.
[ Come Creating Exciting Favorite Know Moments Really Screen Something Why Work]
Topic:
- Then I have a head mounted display which actually was designed for the military to do synchronized building entries and that's looking down at my hands, so projected on the big screen behind me, you can see my hands as I'm putting the tracks together.
[ Actually Behind Big Building Designed Display Down Hands Head Looking Military Mounted Projected Putting Screen See Then Together Tracks Which]
Topic:
- Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact.
[ Actors Added After Although Ask Character Fact Going Knew Narration Never Questions Scenes Screenplay Them Were]
Topic:
- But friends invited me to a private screening of Emmanuelle and said I'd learn a few things. But I know all the swear words. I just don't use them. So I declined.
[ Declined Few Friends Invited Just Know Learn Private Said Screening Swear Them Things Use Words]
Topic:
- For me, I have to love it and feel something for it because you're going to be stuck with it for two years, and if you don't love it it's going to look like that on screen.
[ Because Feel Going Look Love Screen Something Stuck Two Years]
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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- It's an embarrassment of riches because you have directors who don't better. You end up with so much stuff going on the screen that you don't know where to look, and that's what I consider self-indulgent.
[ Because Better Consider Directors Embarrassment End Going Know Look Much Riches Screen Self-Indulgent Stuff Up Where]
Topic:
- If a movie is really working, you forget for two hours your Social Security number and where your car is parked. You are having a vicarious experience. You are identifying, in one way or another, with the people on the screen.
[ Another Car Experience Forget Having Hours Identifying Movie Number Parked Really Screen Security Social Two Vicarious Way Where Working Your]
Topic:
- It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values - or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen.
[ Any Concern Exactly Holds Involves Know Mystery Predominant Process Production Say Screen Seeing Shooting Things Those Though Up Values Would]
Topic:
- Once we were in the studio, we realized we were getting certain effects through the shooting of the dramatic scenes on video, shooting off a screen and then getting wave patterns and stuff like that.
[ Certain Dramatic Effects Getting Off Once Patterns Realized Scenes Screen Shooting Studio Stuff Then Through Video Wave Were]
Topic:
- That's a very odd notion because it involves seeing money up there on the screen - if something cost $5 million to make, they want to see that $5 million up there.
[ Because Cost Involves Make Million Money Notion Odd Screen See Seeing Something Up Very Want]
Topic:
- I can think of nothing more boring for the American people than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour looking at my face on their television screens.
[ American Boring Face Half Hour Living Looking More Nothing Rooms Screens Sit Television Than Their Think Whole]
Topic:
- I don't care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
[ Acceptance Also Care Down First Head Oscar Page Screenplay Sit Speech Write Writing Your]
Topic:
- People don't want to pay 8 or 9 dollars to go see a problem that they have in their life, on screen. They pay to get away from that. That's why they watch soap operas.
[ Away Dollars Get Go Life Operas Pay Problem Screen See Soap Their Want Watch Why]
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- I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen.
[ Appears Change Idiot Just Make Screen Some Sure Wanted Way Write]
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- I'm working harder now than ever before. I couldn't turn down the BBC job because I've never been offered the opportunity of killing three or four people on screen before!
[ Bbc Because Been Before Down Ever Four Harder Job Killing Never Now Offered Opportunity Screen Than Three Turn Working]
Topic:
- I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen.
[ Actors Except Hollywood Know Scientologist Screen See Their Think Two]
Topic:
- The hardest thing is at the end you have to say bye to all these people who you have worked with for so many months. It was really sad not to see them anymore. But you have the parties that you go to and you get to see them, like the premieres and the screenings.
[ Anymore Bye End Get Go Hardest Many Months Parties Premieres Really Sad Say Screenings See Them These Thing Worked]
Topic:
- I really loved Twin Peaks. When I saw the two-hour pilot, they screened it in the big theatre. I said, I don't know what is going to happen. I'm in this and I don't understand it. This is never going to sell. Who's going to watch this thing?
[ Big Going Happen Know Loved Never Peaks Pilot Really Said Saw Screened Sell Theatre Thing Twin Understand Watch]
Topic:
- Chazz Palminteri is just the ultimate screen husband.
[ Husband Just Screen Ultimate]
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- Parents have the ability to screen their children's Internet access at home.
[ Ability Access Children Home Internet Parents Screen Their]
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- I think that I've been pigeon-holed by virtue of the fact that I've spent so much time in front of a green screen.
[ Been Fact Front Green Much Screen Spent Think Time Virtue]
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- It's fun to see a lot of the crowd become embarrassed. You're kind of watching them almost wanting to not watch the screen, but they have to because it's so compelling!
[ Almost Because Become Compelling Crowd Embarrassed Fun Kind Lot Screen See Them Wanting Watch Watching]
Topic:
- I'll be here in my home with three big screens. I'll be watching three games at a time, and when they're over, I'll look at three more.
[ Big Games Here Home Look More Over Screens Three Time Watching]
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- I think the fact that I'm so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn't be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman - I'll kiss a frog if you like.
[ Convincing Difficult Fact Frog Gay Kiss Known Makes Relationship Screen Think Very Well Woman]
Topic:
- I hated seeing myself on screen. I was full of complexes. I hated my face for a very, very long time.
[ Complexes Face Full Hated Long Myself Screen Seeing Time Very]
Topic:
- I'm not the type of person who goes through all this effort for a movie, and then doesn't care if anybody sees it. I want them to see it, and I want them to see it on the big screen.
[ Anybody Big Care Effort Goes Movie Person Screen See Sees Them Then Through Type Want]
Topic:
- In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof; it acts as a screen, and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished.
[ Able Acts Between Chinese East Gap Roof Screen Top Use Wall Were Wished]
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- Because I was promoted as a sort of a siren and played all those sexy broads, people made the mistake of thinking I was like that off the screen. They couldn't have been more wrong.
[ Because Been Broads Made Mistake More Off Played Promoted Screen Sexy Siren Sort Thinking Those Wrong]
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- I'm sorry that we have to have a Washington presence. We thrived during our first 16 years without any of this. I never made a political visit to Washington and we had no people here. It wasn't on our radar screen. We were just making great software.
[ Any During First Great Had Here Just Made Making Never Our Political Presence Radar Screen Software Sorry Thrived Visit Washington Were Without Years]
Topic:
- When you want to do your homework, fill out your tax return, or see all the choices for a trip you want to take, you need a full-size screen.
[ Choices Fill Homework Need Out Return Screen See Take Tax Trip Want Your]
Topic:
- Other effects in the show included models of the ships which were extremely expensive to make. We used to do our shots in front of a blue screen and they'd put the effects on after.
[ After Blue Effects Expensive Extremely Front Included Make Models Other Our Put Screen Ships Shots Show Used Were Which]
Topic:
- At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that we went around and around about. Then we had our second screening. It played better. It's almost a reasonable length film now!
[ Almost Areas Around Better Film First Had Length Lot Now Our Played Reasonable Screening Second Then Went Were]
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- I'm someone who believes the only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
[ Bag Believes Big Movie Only Popcorn Screen See Someone Theater Way]
Topic:
- The only way to see a movie is in a big theater, on a big screen, with a big bag of popcorn.
[ Bag Big Movie Only Popcorn Screen See Theater Way]
Topic:
- Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life.
[ Being Creative Enough Full Life Screenwriter]
Topic:
- A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
[ Bad Film Just Makes Screen Twice Wide]
Topic: Movies
- I seriously object to seeing on the screen what belongs in the bedroom.
[ Bedroom Belongs Object Screen Seeing Seriously]
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- I find it hard to understand why Scorsese has never called. You know, given the natural menace I bring to the screen.
[ Bring Called Find Given Hard Know Menace Natural Never Scorsese Screen Understand Why]
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- Neither Elizabeth or I are keen to do a real-life couple on the screen. It's not very electric.
[ Couple Electric Elizabeth Keen Neither Real-Life Screen Very]
Topic:
- A lot of very, very big stars were going down and not being seen or heard from again. Kirk took a huge chance in putting a blacklisted writer's name on the screen and somehow or other, he survived it, like he survives everything.
[ Again Being Big Blacklisted Chance Down Everything Going Heard Huge Kirk Lot Name Other Putting Screen Seen Somehow Stars Survived Survives Took Very Were Writer]
Topic:
- Ensure that your script is watertight. If it's not on the page, it will never magically appear on the screen.
[ Appear Ensure Magically Never Page Screen Script Watertight Will Your]
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- If people take the film and screen it whenever possible for their social and professional networks, we can continue to make a difference. It is one more element we have to use in the ongoing effort to take back our country.
[ Back Continue Country Difference Effort Element Film Make More Networks Ongoing Our Possible Professional Screen Social Take Their Use Whenever]
Topic:
- I'm developing some screenplays at the moment with my Australian producer.
[ Australian Developing Moment Producer Screenplays Some]
Topic:
- There's a good deal in common between the mind's eye and the TV screen, and though the TV set has all too often been the boobtube, it could be, it can be, the box of dreams.
[ Been Between Box Common Could Deal Dreams Eye Good Mind Often Screen Set Though Too Tv]
Topic:
- From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman.
[ Actor Actors Any Apart Films Gene Guild Hackman More Other Screen Shot Than]
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- There are 100,000 actors in the Screen Actors Guild. Only 2,000 of them make more than $75,000 a year.
[ Actors Guild Make More Only Screen Than Them Year]
Topic:
- We were talking about the kissing in the movie just recently. Clearly, it's pretty challenging material, but Ang said two men herding sheep was far more sexual than two men having sex on screen.
[ Ang Challenging Clearly Far Having Herding Just Kissing Material Men More Movie Pretty Recently Said Screen Sex Sexual Sheep Talking Than Two Were]
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- I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen.
[ Also Before Camera Get Good How Know Looks Move Screen Story]
Topic:
- It really costs me a lot emotionally to watch myself on screen. I think of myself, and feel like I'm quite young, and then I look at this old man with the baggy chins and the tired eyes and the receding hairline and all that.
[ Baggy Chins Costs Emotionally Eyes Feel Look Lot Man Myself Old Quite Really Receding Screen Then Think Tired Watch Young]
Topic:
- Jane Austen was writing about boring people with desperately limited lives. We forget this because we've seen too many of her books on screen.
[ Austen Because Books Boring Desperately Forget Her Jane Limited Lives Many Screen Seen Too Writing]
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- Corey feldman and I did sneak into the screening room one day during Lost Boys.
[ Boys Corey Day Did During Feldman Into Lost Room Screening Sneak]
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- I knew exactly how I wanted it to play, but you are never sure until you watch the projected images reflect off the screen. That's when you know it worked.
[ Exactly How Images Knew Know Never Off Play Projected Reflect Screen Sure Until Wanted Watch Worked]
Topic:
- For me, it was more a dramatic shift to go from the stage to the screen.
[ Dramatic Go More Screen Shift Stage]
Topic:
- It was a show that you played at home and you're saying to the contestant do this and do that. When you at home are involved in yelling at the screen, then you know you've got an audience.
[ Audience Contestant Got Home Involved Know Played Saying Screen Show Then Yelling]
Topic:
- What we're doing with Band of Brothers is trying to put it into human terms, so it is not just a flickering, black and white myth on a screen, it is a resonant story. I want the audience to recognize themselves in these men. They're not just mythic heroes.
[ Audience Band Black Brothers Doing Flickering Heroes Human Into Just Men Myth Mythic Put Recognize Resonant Screen Story Terms Themselves These Trying Want White]
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- A government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation funds filmmaking there, and I wrote several screenplays but never got any money. They were sent back to me, and they said that they were too commercial for them.
[ Any Back Called Commercial Film Filmmaking Finnish Foundation Funds Got Government Institution Money Never Said Screenplays Sent Several Them Too Were Wrote]
Topic:
- Starship Troopers was great. It was great fun to work on something with blue screens and big budget special effects. Denise Richards was nice to look at too, of course.
[ Big Blue Budget Course Effects Fun Great Look Nice Richards Screens Something Special Starship Too Troopers Work]
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- Most film directors do not come up with their own subjects or write their own screenplays.
[ Come Directors Film Most Own Screenplays Subjects Their Up Write]
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- Survivor has been such a hit, and out of that have come so many interesting stories from people that we don't see on the big screen. We have helped make them incredible celebrities.
[ Been Big Celebrities Come Helped Hit Incredible Interesting Make Many Out Screen See Stories Such Survivor Them]
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- I'm leaving the screen because I don't think I am very good in the pictures and I have this beautiful dream that I'm elegant on the stage.
[ Am Beautiful Because Dream Elegant Good Leaving Pictures Screen Stage Think Very]
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- But here's the thing: what you do as a screenwriter is you sell your copyright. As a novelist, as a poet, as a playwright, you maintain your copyright.
[ Copyright Here Maintain Novelist Playwright Poet Screenwriter Sell Thing Your]
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- I did write a couple of original screenplays, but I'd rather write plays.
[ Couple Did Original Plays Rather Screenplays Write]
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- I love writing for the screen.
[ Love Screen Writing]
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- We all were there for the readings, the screen tests, and we knew. We knew Dustin was the guy right away.
[ Away Dustin Guy Knew Readings Right Screen Tests Were]
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- I love film and TV, the medium of them, just because it's such a smaller screen. It's much more precise. Ideally, I'd like to do maybe a film a year of some sort and use that to work more in the theatre because theatre really is my first love.
[ Because Film First Ideally Just Love Maybe Medium More Much Precise Really Screen Smaller Some Sort Such Theatre Them Tv Use Work Year]
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- I know whenever it comes to be really dysfunctional and vile and base and hostile on screen, I'm good at that!
[ Base Comes Dysfunctional Good Hostile Know Really Screen Vile Whenever]
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- Technology has a great advantage in that we are capable of creating dinosaurs and show them on the screen even though they are extinct 65 million years. All of a sudden, we have a fantastic tool that is as good as dreams are.
[ Advantage Capable Creating Dinosaurs Dreams Even Extinct Fantastic Good Great Million Screen Show Sudden Technology Them Though Tool Years]
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- I was in New York. Hitchcock was in California. He rang me to make a report on his progress and said, I'm having trouble. I've just sacked my second screenwriter.
[ California Having His Hitchcock Just Make New Progress Rang Report Sacked Said Screenwriter Second Trouble York]
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- Since signing with Universal, I have been working closely with Gary Ross, the director, producer and screenwriter. We have spent many hours on the phone, and I've been sending him information and items that have been useful to the writing process.
[ Been Closely Director Gary Him Hours Information Items Many Phone Process Producer Ross Screenwriter Sending Signing Since Spent Universal Useful Working Writing]
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- Internet journalism is not a world we know very well at all. It's conducted more on the screen and less in bars, which makes it rather less useful for getting stories about people throwing up over one another, which is what one's after.
[ After Another Bars Conducted Getting Internet Journalism Know Less Makes More Over Rather Screen Stories Throwing Up Useful Very Well Which World]
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- I've been a screenwriter for twenty-five years. Every one of my books have been optioned for movies and I have written a few of those screenplays.
[ Been Books Every Few Movies Screenplays Screenwriter Those Twenty-Five Written Years]
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- I directed 24's pilot. I felt we should follow the characters around as if we were a documentary crew, using available light, hand-held cameras, split screens, sound that isn't always what it should be, to suit the reality of the premise.
[ Always Around Available Cameras Characters Crew Directed Documentary Felt Follow Hand-Held Light Pilot Premise Reality Screens Should Sound Split Suit Using Were]
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- He is armed without who is innocent within, be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.
[ Armed Brass Innocent Screen Thy Wall Within Without]
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- I find that screen kissing wears very thin very quickly.
[ Find Kissing Quickly Screen Thin Very Wears]
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- I'm currently doing Undeclared an American TV show set in a college. It just got aired and got massive ratings so hopefully that'll screen in the UK soon.
[ Aired American College Currently Doing Got Hopefully Just Massive Ratings Screen Set Show Soon Tv Uk]
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- I was notified on July 17 to be ready to start August 7 for an October air date. When we reached the screen we did not have a single segment ready. It was done so fast the writers never got a chance to know what it was all about.
[ Air August Chance Date Did Done Fast Got July Know Never October Reached Ready Screen Segment Single Start Writers]
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- Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else.
[ Actors Anything Because Before Else Experience Fiction Film Funny Games Little More Sacrifice Screen Space Than Theoretical Very Violence Want Wanted Way Which Yes]
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- I don't begin a novel or a screenplay until I know the ending. And I don't mean only that I have to know what happens. I mean that I have to hear the actual sentences. I have to know what atmosphere the words convey.
[ Actual Atmosphere Begin Convey Ending Happens Hear Know Mean Novel Only Screenplay Sentences Until Words]
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- Screenplays I didn't really care about, journalism, travel books, getting my writer friends to write about their dreams or something. I just determined to write the books I had to write.
[ Books Care Determined Dreams Friends Getting Had Journalism Just Really Screenplays Something Their Travel Write Writer]
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- My first crush was Barry Manilow. He performed on TV and I taped it. When no was around I'd kiss the screen.
[ Around Barry Crush First Kiss Manilow Performed Screen Taped Tv]
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- Our normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different.
[ Call Consciousness Different Entirely Forms Lie Normal Our Parted Potential Rational Screens Special Type Waking Whilst]
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- It's never been important to be a huge star or to have some breakout role. If you're the lead, you get a lot more screen time and you get a lot more chances to develop that character more thoroughly than you would if you do it in a little supporting part.
[ Been Breakout Chances Character Develop Get Huge Important Lead Little Lot More Never Part Role Screen Some Star Supporting Than Thoroughly Time Would]
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- But it's much more exciting to make Die Hard. One of the reasons that I think that movie is so successful is it deals with those very important blue-collar relationship themes. But it's more visually beautiful to show things blowing up. It just gives you more on the screen.
[ Beautiful Blowing Blue-Collar Deals Die Exciting Gives Hard Important Just Make More Movie Much Reasons Relationship Screen Show Successful Themes Things Think Those Up Very Visually]
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- During the summer, Screen Gems launched the New Monkees, which miserably failed I understand. I never saw it.
[ During Failed Gems Launched Miserably Monkees Never New Saw Screen Summer Understand Which]
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- I was mad at Screen Gems, but I'm not mad at them anymore.
[ Anymore Gems Mad Screen Them]
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- Revising a screenplay is much more frustrating than revising a song because you have to read through the entire work again while you are changing stuff. It is a lot easier to edit a song.
[ Again Because Changing Easier Edit Entire Frustrating Lot More Much Read Revising Screenplay Song Stuff Than Through While Work]
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- Document preparation systems will also require large screen displays.
[ Also Displays Document Large Preparation Require Screen Systems Will]
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- I remember right after Carter got elected, I was sitting in my apartment in Albany, CA, on a Saturday listening to people call Carter and ask stupid questions while I designed the screen editor.
[ After Albany Apartment Ask Ca Call Carter Designed Editor Elected Got Listening Questions Remember Right Saturday Screen Sitting Stupid While]
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- The reason I use ed is that I don't want to lose what's on the screen.
[ Ed Lose Reason Screen Use Want]
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- People should realize that I shot a Coke commercial back in 1986. So, you know, I've been around a long time. I carry my Screen Actors Guild Card.
[ Actors Around Back Been Card Carry Coke Commercial Guild Know Long Realize Screen Shot Should Time]
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- As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening, I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind that we cannot stop the killing?
[ Ask Cannot Carnage Comes East Evening Every Happening Help Humankind Killing Middle Myself Our Over Screens Stop Television Watch Wrong]
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- Well, a special screening was set up for government officials, so they didn't have to see the experience of going to see the film. They certainly aren't going to the projects to see for themselves the situation.
[ Certainly Experience Film Going Government Officials Projects Screening See Set Situation Special Themselves Up Well]
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- Every single thing you see on-screen came out of somebody's creativity. It doesn't exist. Nature didn't deliver it to us. Everything had to be dreamed.
[ Came Creativity Deliver Dreamed Every Everything Exist Had Nature On-Screen Out See Single Somebody Thing Us]
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- The essence of the stage is concentration and penetration. Of the screen action, movement, sweep.
[ Action Concentration Essence Movement Penetration Screen Stage Sweep]
Topic:
- And it is a folly to try to craft a novel for the screen, to write a novel with a screen contract in mind.
[ Contract Craft Folly Mind Novel Screen Try Write]
Topic:
- The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.
[ Brothers Flew Impossibility Right Screen Smoke Through Wright]
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- I was thrilled, because I like the big screen and I could then move on to the next thing. It was the biggest break for me. In a way, though, I wish it had been a TV series because then you are working for five years.
[ Because Been Big Biggest Break Could Five Had Move Next Screen Series Then Thing Though Thrilled Tv Way Wish Working Years]
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- I don't kiss on screen. Period.
[ Kiss Period Screen]
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- Fifteen years before I became a screen actor, I was in the theatre. A lot of my work was comedy, which I loved doing. It's harder.
[ Actor Became Before Comedy Doing Fifteen Harder Lot Loved Screen Theatre Which Work Years]
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- Nothing could be recorded in those days except by aiming a movie camera at the television screen. It was at least another 10 years before they had any kind of recording medium.
[ Aiming Another Any Before Camera Could Days Except Had Kind Least Medium Movie Nothing Recorded Recording Screen Television Those Years]
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- You get to Hollywood and you are in the land of big money where they don't like to see only one screenwriter's name. It's much better if you've got four or five.
[ Better Big Five Four Get Got Hollywood Land Money Much Name Only Screenwriter See Where]
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- Because people see violence on the movie screen, they're not going to go out and hold up a liquor store and kill somebody. It really doesn't correlate.
[ Because Correlate Go Going Hold Kill Liquor Movie Out Really Screen See Somebody Store Up Violence]
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- The target audience goes back to conception. That means pre-natal care, safe delivery, post-natal screening, and the ordinary stuff you do in pediatrics.
[ Audience Back Care Conception Delivery Goes Means Ordinary Safe Screening Stuff Target]
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- They have been deprived nutritionally, or some illness has not been picked up, or they have not been screened for vision or hearing defects, or they have not had some kind of a chronic illness or error of metabolism picked up.
[ Been Chronic Defects Deprived Error Had Hearing Illness Kind Metabolism Nutritionally Picked Screened Some Up Vision]
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- The screen is a magic medium. It has such power that it can retain interest as it conveys emotions and moods that no other art form can hope to tackle.
[ Art Conveys Emotions Form Hope Interest Magic Medium Moods Other Power Retain Screen Such Tackle]
Topic:
- And I've got some screenplays and plays ready to dip into when I need to.
[ Dip Got Into Need Plays Ready Screenplays Some]
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- As long as my pictures go into theaters and we ask people to pay to see what I do on the screen, I should not object if customers want to know what kind of man I am.
[ Am Ask Customers Go Into Kind Know Long Man Object Pay Pictures Screen See Should Theaters Want]
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- I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.
[ Down Fail Feel Myself Never Screen See]
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- If you can figure out my success on the screen, you're a better man than I.
[ Better Figure Man Out Screen Success Than]
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- On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets, and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees into which East Pakistani refugees had fled, seeking safety over the Indian border.
[ Border Buildings Dusty East Fallen Fled Forests Had Indian Into Over Pakistani Refugees Rolling Safety Saw Screen Seeking Streets Tanks Through Trees Unfamiliar Which]
Topic:
- I remember all too well the premiere of Ecstasy when I watched my bare bottom bounce across the screen and my mother and father sat there in shock.
[ Across Bare Bottom Bounce Ecstasy Father Mother Premiere Remember Sat Screen Shock Too Watched Well]
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- I will continue to push for doubling the strength of the U.S. Border Patrol, and to make sure that every cargo container that enters this nation is screened for radiation and potential weapons of mass destruction.
[ Border Cargo Container Continue Destruction Doubling Enters Every Make Mass Nation Patrol Potential Push Radiation Screened Strength Sure Weapons Will]
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- Of course, screening for HIV did essentially eliminate the transmission of this virus by transfusions.
[ Course Did Eliminate Essentially Hiv Screening Transmission Virus]
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- If you were to climb up on your desk, walk around behind your monitor and lean way over so you could see the screen, you'd be able to read "Wordplay" just as easily as you could sitting in your chair.
[ Able Around Behind Chair Climb Could Desk Easily Just Lean Monitor Over Read Screen See Sitting Up Walk Way Were Your]
Topic:
- Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen.
[ Because Buck Clint Director Eastwood Extraordinary Knows Screen Show Value Where Will]
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- Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well-read human beings that I've ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he's a really nice human being. We actually become good friends.
[ Across Actually Also Become Being Beings Come Equally Ever Friends Funny Good Human Intellectual Intelligent Martin Most Nice Off Really Screen Side Steve Very]
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- The souls you have got cast upon the screen of publicity appear like the horrid and writhing creatures enlarged from the insect world, and revealed to us by the cinematograph.
[ Appear Cast Creatures Enlarged Got Horrid Insect Publicity Revealed Screen Souls Upon Us World]
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- Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen.
[ Actors Believe Character Does General His Intense Looks Personality Screen Show Their True Very Want Would]
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- By no means do I anticipate screening those who come on to campus... And I have no difficulty if a bishop across the country or some local pastor may say that's not Catholic teaching - that's fine.
[ Across Anticipate Bishop Campus Catholic Come Country Difficulty Fine Local May Means Pastor Say Screening Some Teaching Those]
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- When I sent those scripts, that was the lowest point of my life. We'd just had our second son, and when I went to collect them from hospital, I went to the bank to try and get some money to buy some diapers, the screen showed I've got $26 left.
[ Bank Buy Collect Diapers Get Got Had Hospital Just Left Life Lowest Money Our Point Screen Scripts Second Sent Showed Some Son Them Those Try Went]
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- I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued to see my work on screen.
[ Films Intrigued Screen See Some Work Would]
Topic:
- An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40.
[ American Cancer Could Deaths Decade Diagnosed Estimated Million Over Prevent Screening These Up Will Women]
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- People have to understand what my game is. It's not all about numbers. There's a bigger picture here. I don't create off the dribble. I rely on my teammates; my role is to set screens and get rebounds.
[ Bigger Create Dribble Game Get Here Numbers Off Picture Rebounds Rely Role Screens Set Teammates Understand]
Topic:
- I would love to do a Broadway play. I would love to do big screen also, motion picture.
[ Also Big Broadway Love Motion Picture Play Screen Would]
Topic:
- I know for me like I have a reputation of being kind of tough, I have a reputation of also being the girl next door, kind of sweet but I have standards and my thing is, it's me on that screen and I don't have control over everything in this and I'm grateful and thankful.
[ Also Being Control Door Everything Girl Grateful Kind Know Next Over Reputation Screen Standards Sweet Thankful Thing Tough]
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- Acting must be scaled down for the screen. A drawing room is a lot smaller than a theatre auditorium.
[ Acting Auditorium Down Drawing Lot Must Room Scaled Screen Smaller Than Theatre]
Topic:
- Most of the sex I've seen on the screen looks like an expression of hostility towards sex.
[ Expression Hostility Looks Most Screen Seen Sex Towards]
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- You could name the great stars of the silent screen who were finished; the great directors gone; the great title writers who were washed up. But remember this, as long as you live: the producers didn't lose a man. They all made the switch. That's where the great talent is.
[ Could Directors Finished Gone Great Live Long Lose Made Man Name Producers Remember Screen Silent Stars Switch Talent Title Up Washed Were Where Writers]
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- Although I write screenplays, I don't think I'm a very good writer.
[ Although Good Screenplays Think Very Write Writer]
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- He took me from not being able to write a word in terms of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue.
[ Able Being Dialogue King Screenplays Terms Took Wooden Word Write Writing]
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- A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.
[ Actor Compensated His Hundreds Knowledge Millions Only Performance Screen See Stage Time Where Will]
Topic:
- I have played Dracula a thousand times on stage and I find I have become thoroughly settled in the technique of the stage and not of the screen.
[ Become Dracula Find Played Screen Settled Stage Technique Thoroughly Thousand Times]
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- The screen magnifies everything, even the way you are thinking.
[ Even Everything Magnifies Screen Thinking Way]
Topic:
- So on my screenplay, on the left-hand side of the page, I will put all the ideas that refer to the scene next to it so I have some sort of pictorial reference.
[ Ideas Next Page Pictorial Put Refer Reference Scene Screenplay Side Some Sort Will]
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- I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of superior quality. Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world.
[ Cinema Effect Getting Good Just Long-Term More Much Now Quality Screen Sensitive Superior Think Up Video Videos World]
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- I'm sure that people must say about me, on the screen, 'Good gracious, is Jeanette MacDonald going to take off her clothes - again?
[ Again Clothes Going Good Gracious Her Macdonald Must Off Say Screen Sure Take]
Topic:
- Some researchers sensibly suggest that rather than worrying too much about which programs our children are watching, we should concentrate on trying to reduce the total amount of time they spend in front of the screen.
[ Amount Children Concentrate Front Much Our Programs Rather Reduce Researchers Screen Sensibly Should Some Spend Suggest Than Time Too Total Trying Watching Which Worrying]
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- Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen.
[ Born Cheats Day Each Eat Few Institutional Into Lies Little More Movie Newspapers Print Screen Seed Sentimental Shock Television Waves Which]
Topic:
- Others are keen to see if natives other than us live better than we do, without heat in pipes, ice in boxes, sunshine in bulbs, music on disks, or images gliding over a pale screen.
[ Better Boxes Bulbs Disks Gliding Heat Ice Images Keen Live Music Natives Other Others Over Pale Pipes Screen See Sunshine Than Us Without]
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- There's a reason screens are only this thick.
[ Only Reason Screens Thick]
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- You can't work in the movies. Movies are all about lighting. Very few filmmakers will concentrate on the story. You get very little rehearsal time, so anything you do onscreen is a kind of speed painting.
[ Anything Concentrate Few Filmmakers Get Kind Lighting Little Movies Onscreen Painting Rehearsal Speed Story Time Very Will Work]
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- I always thought the real violence in Hollywood isn't what's on the screen. It's what you have to do to raise the money.
[ Always Hollywood Money Raise Real Screen Thought Violence]
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- A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
[ Acting Actors Ago Also Did Few Film Friend Hollywood Independent Job Made Mine Nights Old Other Sally Screening Small Terrific Went Were]
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- A 65-ft.-wide screen and 500 people reacting to the movie, there is nothing like that experience.
[ Experience Movie Nothing Reacting Screen]
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- When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild, and after college I came to New York.
[ Actors After Came College Guild Joined New Screen York]
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- Well, you just know, as a writer, I didn't really write one of the five best screenplays of the year. There were lots of brilliant screenplays; I was just one of the lucky ones who got nominated.
[ Best Brilliant Five Got Just Know Lots Lucky Nominated Ones Really Screenplays Well Were Write Writer Year]
Topic:
- The next evolutionary step is into the screen.
[ Evolutionary Into Next Screen Step]
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- We're lucky, real lucky. Our friends lost their house. We just had some burning embers put holes in the screens.
[ Burning Embers Friends Had Holes House Just Lost Lucky Our Put Real Screens Some Their]
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- As soon as people see my face on a movie screen, they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl, and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over.
[ Before Cheap Face First Funeral Get Girl Going Knew Movie Over Picture Screen Second See Soon Things Two]
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- You really have to create everything in order to come away with a full human being on screen.
[ Away Being Come Create Everything Full Human Order Really Screen]
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- I have written my own screen version of Pern, but had no buyers yet.
[ Buyers Had Own Screen Version Written Yet]
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- Anything you see on the screen was at one point approved by me.
[ Anything Approved Point Screen See]
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- It sure looks good to see an honest-to-goodness audience after looking at you all for so long from the silver screen.
[ After Audience Good Long Looking Looks Screen See Silver Sure]
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- I've written a couple screenplays and half-finished plays.
[ Couple Plays Screenplays Written]
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- A screenplay is not a finished product; a novel is. A screenplay is a blueprint for something - for a building that will most likely never be built.
[ Blueprint Building Built Finished Likely Most Never Novel Product Screenplay Something Will]
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- I find that screenwriting is at best kind of a hackwork in some ways.
[ Best Find Kind Screenwriting Some Ways]
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- In the theater, while you recognized that you were looking at a house, it was a house in quotation marks. On screen, the quotation marks tend to be blotted out by the camera.
[ Blotted Camera House Looking Marks Out Quotation Recognized Screen Tend Theater Were While]
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- Four months of preparation and about 12 hours of shooting turned into about 30 seconds of screen time.
[ Four Hours Into Months Preparation Screen Seconds Shooting Time Turned]
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- Designing Woman was written for the screen.
[ Designing Screen Woman Written]
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- By the way, it was his simulations that helped out in Jurassic Park - without them, there would have been only a few dinosaurs. Based on his techniques, Industrial Light and Magic could make whole herds of dinosaurs race across the screen.
[ Across Based Been Could Dinosaurs Few Helped Herds His Industrial Jurassic Light Magic Make Only Out Park Race Screen Techniques Them Way Whole Without Would]
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- Tony and I had a good on and off screen relationship, we are two very different people, but we did share a sense of humor, we now live in different parts of the world but when we find ourselves in the same place it is more or less as if there had been no years in between.
[ Been Between Did Different Find Good Had Humor Less Live More Now Off Ourselves Parts Place Relationship Same Screen Sense Share Tony Two Very World Years]
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- Characters who are on screen from start to finish are not necessarily the ones who have the greatest impact.
[ Characters Finish Greatest Impact Necessarily Ones Screen Start]
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- To give a character life in a short space of time, it helps if you arrive on screen with a past.
[ Arrive Character Give Helps Life Past Screen Short Space Time]
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- It's a very difficult thing for people to accept, seeing women act out anger on the screen. We're more accustomed to seeing men expressing rage and women crying.
[ Accept Accustomed Act Anger Crying Difficult Expressing Men More Out Rage Screen Seeing Thing Very Women]
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- I remember being infuriated from the top of my head to the tip of my toes the first time a screen was put around Bob Carter and me on a train leaving Washington in the 1940s.
[ Around Being Bob Carter First Head Leaving Put Remember Screen Time Tip Toes Top Train Washington]
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- I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do.
[ Actually Back Because Books Brought Damn More Online Reading Screen Than Think Used World]
Topic:
- I do not feel any artist can produce great art without putting great personality into it. It is always a piece of you that goes on the screen or the canvass.
[ Always Any Art Artist Feel Goes Great Into Personality Piece Produce Putting Screen Without]
Topic:
- I go to screenings, then plays, then after-parties, then clubs.
[ Clubs Go Plays Screenings Then]
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- As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures.
[ Advanced Airports Alternative Approach Concealed Deployment Detect Help Imaging Layered Machines Majority Measures Nationwide New Now Our Part Passengers Prefer Say Screening Technology These Threats Travelers Units Use Vast]
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- I believe the public's confidence would be increased if the federal government took over the functions of airport security screening for all passengers.
[ Airport Believe Confidence Federal Functions Government Increased Over Passengers Public Screening Security Took Would]
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- Eventually I found it had been working all along-but didn't show anything on screen until it had the first full page of text. I inserted 30 new lines, and suddenly my toy said 'hEllO woRlD'. An hour later I understood alphabet shifting rather better!
[ Alphabet Anything Been Better Eventually First Found Full Had Hello Hour Inserted Later Lines New Page Rather Said Screen Shifting Show Suddenly Text Toy Understood Until Working World]
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- I just finished a novel, and I'm back kind of noodling on the screenplays. Screenplays are tough. I am making music, I'm just not sure what kind of music it is or where it's going.
[ Am Back Finished Going Just Kind Making Music Novel Screenplays Sure Tough Where]
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- There is no way you can get people to believe you on screen if they know who you really are through television.
[ Believe Get Know Really Screen Television Through Way]
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- Behind the footlights there is always the applause, which stimulates the actors. On the screen it is a different matter.
[ Actors Always Applause Behind Different Matter Screen Stimulates Which]
Topic:
- You are faced with the choice: either my integrity remains intact and this is the work that ends up on the screen, or I have to leave, and I have to be known to have left.
[ Choice Either Ends Faced Intact Integrity Known Leave Left Remains Screen Up Work]
Topic:
- Man watches his history on the screen with apathy and an occasional passing flicker of horror or indignation.
[ Apathy Flicker His History Horror Indignation Man Occasional Passing Screen Watches]
Topic:
- I am like many of the women I have played onscreen.
[ Am Many Onscreen Played Women]
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- I grew up never seeing myself on-screen, and it's really important to me to give people who look like me a chance to see themselves. I want to see myself as the hero of any story. I want to see myself save the world from the bomb.
[ Any Bomb Chance Give Grew Hero Important Look Myself Never On-Screen Really Save See Seeing Story Themselves Up Want World]
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- The guys on the stunt team are really fantastic. It's really funny, because for all the aggression they have to display on screen, they're actually really happy, good- natured people.
[ Actually Aggression Because Display Fantastic Funny Guys Happy Really Screen Stunt Team]
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- This is not a screenplay. I don't do twenty drafts. I'm not going to show this to you until it's published or accepted for publication. You can make whatever suggestions you want, but I probably will ignore them entirely.
[ Accepted Drafts Entirely Going Ignore Make Probably Publication Published Screenplay Show Suggestions Them Twenty Until Want Whatever Will]
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- The simple fact is that what you see on the screen is pretty much real.
[ Fact Much Pretty Real Screen See Simple]
Topic:
- The government would have preferred not to take a stand, but the constant presence of the Israeli-Arab conflict on our television screens made it an issue that could no longer be avoided.
[ Avoided Conflict Constant Could Government Issue Longer Made Our Preferred Presence Screens Stand Take Television Would]
Topic:
- I always felt like something of an outsider. But I identified with people up on the screen. That made me feel like I wanted to be up on the screen too. I felt like eventually I would get there.
[ Always Eventually Feel Felt Get Identified Made Outsider Screen Something Too Up Wanted Would]
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- Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect.
[ Although Because Bra Clothes Eyebrows Heels High Ladies Legs Little Losing Lot Pain Put Respect Revealing Screen Shaving Time Trying Weight Women]
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- And so we try to address those concerns in every way possible, recognizing, again, in the final analysis, everybody on that flight wants to be assured with the highest level of confidence that everybody else on that flight has been properly screened, and including me and you and everybody.
[ Address Again Analysis Assured Been Concerns Confidence Else Every Everybody Final Flight Highest Including Level Possible Properly Recognizing Screened Those Try Wants Way]
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- The bottom line is, if somebody doesn't go through proper security screening, they're not going to go on the flight.
[ Bottom Flight Go Going Line Proper Screening Security Somebody Through]
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- We save limited resources in terms of who we are physically screening. The approach will allow us to pay more attention to those potential terrorists.
[ Allow Approach Attention Limited More Pay Physically Potential Resources Save Screening Terms Terrorists Those Us Will]
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- We want to be sensitive to people's concerns about privacy about their personal being and things, while ensuring that everybody on every flight has been properly screened.
[ Been Being Concerns Ensuring Every Everybody Flight Personal Privacy Properly Screened Sensitive Their Things Want While]
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- My father has a general rule. He says if I haven't done it in real life I shouldn't do it on-screen.
[ Done Father General Haven Life On-Screen Real Rule Says]
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- Women can't be afraid to look like action heroes. It's not always pretty, but when it's on the screen, it translates well to the audience.
[ Action Afraid Always Audience Heroes Look Pretty Screen Translates Well Women]
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- I can never read this book, just like I can never see a movie that I wrote a screenplay for. I can read it and see it physically, but I can't accurately judge it. I'm too close to it. If I read it ten times I'll have ten different reactions.
[ Accurately Book Close Different Judge Just Movie Never Physically Reactions Read Screenplay See Ten Times Too Wrote]
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- Yes well I've done three movies with Samuel L. Jackson, so I've met him a couple of times already. Well, I see him everyday, but its only on the screen.
[ Already Couple Done Everyday Him Jackson Met Movies Only Samuel Screen See Three Times Well Yes]
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- The first comedy screenplay that I wrote was Animal House and I always thought I could and should be a director but no one was about to give me that opportunity on Animal House.
[ Always Animal Comedy Could Director First Give House Opportunity Screenplay Should Thought Wrote]
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- I've made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.
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- I wouldn't like to see a chick of mine taking her clothes off and kissing a fellow on screen. And my girls must get very hurt when they see me doing it.
[ Chick Clothes Doing Fellow Get Girls Her Hurt Kissing Mine Must Off Screen See Taking Very]
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- Increased and better screening for explosives is necessary - and Congress should fund it and TSA should implement it as quickly as possible - however that screening doesn't reduce the risk posed by a trained terrorist with an unconventional weapon.
[ Better Congress Explosives Fund However Implement Increased Necessary Posed Possible Quickly Reduce Risk Screening Should Terrorist Trained Unconventional Weapon]
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- We have such a long, familiar history with Peter Falk. The minute his mug is on that screen people smile.
[ Falk Familiar His History Long Minute Mug Peter Screen Smile Such]
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- I'm not sure I agree with the thesis, because I think that even though something grotesque or gross has been part of film since way back, what we accept or what we can get away with on the screen is broader now.
[ Accept Agree Away Back Because Been Broader Even Film Get Gross Grotesque Now Part Screen Since Something Sure Thesis Think Though Way]
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- I gave up on the big screen. The Witching Hour was at Warner Bros. for 10 years and it just didn't work out.
[ Big Bros Gave Hour Just Out Screen Up Warner Work Years]
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- Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor's Guild in New York, I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career as a television commercial actress, obtaining my SAG card there.
[ Actor Actress Card Career Commercial Difficult Get Guild Into Miami Moved New Obtaining Sag Screen Since Started Successful Television Too York]
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- Good music comes out of people playing together, knowing what they want to do and going for it. You have to sweat over it and bug it to death. You can't do it by pushing buttons and watching a TV screen.
[ Bug Buttons Comes Death Going Good Knowing Music Out Over Playing Pushing Screen Sweat Together Tv Want Watching]
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- When I'm shooting, really the audience I'm thinking the hardest about is that first test screening audience who I want to like the film and that first opening weekend audience.
[ Audience Film First Hardest Opening Really Screening Shooting Test Thinking Want Weekend]
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- I think that basketball players should get the job done no matter how it looks on the screen.
[ Basketball Done Get How Job Looks Matter Players Screen Should Think]
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- You don't cut anywhere, don't pick down anywhere, don't double screen, no weak side picking. All these things that should happen in a game of basketball don't happen anymore.
[ Anymore Anywhere Basketball Cut Double Down Game Happen Pick Picking Screen Should Side These Things Weak]
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- Tony, Stacy and Jay really looked at life completely different and that played into everything that they did, whether it was skating or with their friendships. And for the three of us, we had such a close relationship off screen, that it was so easy to have that on screen.
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- Frank is such a great visual storyteller, that if you study his artwork you see that his Sin City books are already the best movies never seen on the big screen.
[ Already Artwork Best Big Books City Frank Great His Movies Never Screen See Seen Sin Storyteller Study Such Visual]
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- The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting - 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors.
[ Acting Actors Between Difference Great Reacting Reactors Screen Theatre Time]
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- We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive screening and diabetes testing. We kept that promise.
[ Benefits Diabetes Kept New Preventive Promise Promised Screening Seniors Testing]
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- Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen. What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity. From an actor's selfish point of view.
[ Actor Age Because Makes Missing More Point Quality Quantity Screen Selfish Small Up View Work]
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- I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.
[ Attached Close Come Credits Films Finance Find Generally Hit Know Money Point Producer Producers Producing Raise Screen Scripts Take Them Time Try Usually]
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- One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention.
[ Amazing Film Flying Going Got Green Having How Important Intention Many Moments Most Much Really Screen Somewhere Taught Things]
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- The exciting new thing, call it Internet.2, would be where links were updated and moved depending on where people click. That would give you the kind of content screening that you don't get at the moment.
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- We tend to pay attention to that which is the most current on our radar screen.
[ Attention Current Most Our Pay Radar Screen Tend Which]
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- So one of the most unique things on screen in American movies today is everyday behavior.
[ American Behavior Everyday Most Movies Screen Things Today Unique]
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- When authors who write literary fiction begin to write screenplays, everybody assumes that's the end. Here's another who's never going to write well again.
[ Again Another Assumes Authors Begin End Everybody Fiction Going Here Literary Never Screenplays Well Write]
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- You use simple brushstrokes in a screenplay for things over which you would take much greater pains in a novel.
[ Greater Much Novel Over Pains Screenplay Simple Take Things Use Which Would]
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- He was a psychotic. He was a borderline psychotic. He was a terrific, sensational actor, with a magical screen presence, you couldn't keep your eyes off him, but he was paranoid. He was sure everybody was out to get him.
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- When we draw on the tablet, the drawing shows up on the computer screen. If we have chosen to tell the computer that the stylist is to behave like a piece of chalk, or a pen, or a wet brush, it will.
[ Behave Brush Chalk Chosen Computer Draw Drawing Pen Piece Screen Shows Stylist Tell Up Wet Will]
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- So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens.
[ Also Between Brazil Closer Cultures Dialogue Feel Film Film-Makers First-Time Help Increase Much Our Really Responsibility Screens See Than Us Which Wonderful]
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- And it was out in the theaters in two weeks. This is not, 'We're going to develop twenty-five and maybe one's going to get made,' so the first three things I wrote got up on the screen and, good, bad or indifferent, I got to see them on their feet.
[ Bad Develop Feet First Get Going Good Got Indifferent Made Maybe Out Screen See Theaters Their Them Things Three Twenty-Five Two Up Weeks Wrote]
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- Well, acting is cheap; I knew all these actors who weren't in the Screen Actors Guild yet, and it happened that they were all just about thirty years old.
[ Acting Actors Cheap Guild Happened Just Knew Old Screen These Thirty Well Were Weren Years Yet]
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- When I was really young I didn't know that there was such a thing as a screenwriter. I wrote stories.
[ Know Really Screenwriter Stories Such Thing Wrote Young]
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- Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.
[ Big Bigger Brother Children Gearing Health March Mental Pharmaceuticals Plan Sales Screening Subject Underway Up]
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- I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival. As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise.
[ Berlin Booing Each Ended Festival Film First Forget Look Made Never Other Outbreak Screening Some Soon Surprise Us Which]
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- Last year, customs officials screened only five percent of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States. That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our national and economic interests.
[ Both Cargo Containers Customs Dangerous Economic Entering Five Interests Last Million National Officials Only Our Percent Rate Screened States Unacceptable United Year]
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- You can scream at me, call me for a shoot at midnight, keep me waiting for hours - as long as what ends up on the screen is perfect.
[ Call Ends Hours Keep Long Midnight Perfect Scream Screen Shoot Up Waiting]
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- He seems to want confrontation not only with the legislature and with the other elected officials, but he wants constant confrontation in order to be center stage on the television screen.
[ Center Confrontation Constant Elected Legislature Officials Only Order Other Screen Seems Stage Television Want Wants]
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- You'd have to have one hell of an imagination to completely make up a story, but historians are very anal about what they think should be portrayed on screen. Thankfully they don't make movies; we do.
[ Completely Hell Historians Imagination Make Movies Portrayed Screen Should Story Thankfully Think Up Very]
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- I realized I really liked the screen. I knew it was a challenge, but I wasn't afraid of risk.
[ Afraid Challenge Knew Liked Realized Really Risk Screen]
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- I feel ghostly unreal until I become somebody else again on the screen.
[ Again Become Else Feel Ghostly Screen Somebody Unreal Until]
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- To see me as a person on screen would be one of the dullest experiences you could ever wish to experience.
[ Could Dullest Ever Experience Experiences Person Screen See Wish Would]
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- Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you'll ever do on your film.
[ Ever Film Getting Important Most Right Screenplay Thing Your]
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- It's because we are so flooded with American culture that we're startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen.
[ American Because Culture Flooded Ourselves Screen See Startled Up]
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- Some films could only have been cast in one way: Screen tests were given and the losers got the parts.
[ Been Cast Could Films Given Got Losers Only Parts Screen Some Tests Way Were]
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- Well, I suppose that, in a sense, every screen role is a favourite with me.
[ Every Favourite Role Screen Sense Suppose Well]
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- Jerry picked up the technique of visualizing the story as a movie scenario; and whenever he gave me a script, I would see it as a screenplay. That was the technique that Jerry used, and I just picked it up.
[ Gave Jerry Just Movie Picked Scenario Screenplay Script See Story Technique Up Used Visualizing Whenever Would]
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- I'm very uncomfortable with my body, and I'm not interested in people seeing it on screen.
[ Body Interested Screen Seeing Uncomfortable Very]
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- I've worked with a lot of really fine actors, both on stage and on screen. The level of their game lifts me up and brings the level of my game up to theirs. Always. It's like a constant upgrade.
[ Actors Always Both Brings Constant Fine Game Level Lifts Lot Really Screen Stage Their Theirs Up Upgrade Worked]
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- Most screenplays depend primarily on the vision of a director.
[ Depend Director Most Primarily Screenplays Vision]
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- I have a whole other side that has yet to be seen on screen.
[ Other Screen Seen Side Whole Yet]
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- All I mean is, I'm not the kind of audience comedy directors want at a test screening because I seldom laugh, and if I do, it's not very loud. That doesn't mean I don't like the movie.
[ Audience Because Comedy Directors Kind Laugh Loud Mean Movie Screening Seldom Test Very Want]
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- A close-up on screen can say all a song can.
[ Close-Up Say Screen Song]
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- I open myself up every time I walk on screen and give you everything that I am. There are parts of me that are in every movie that I've done. That to me is what my job is.
[ Am Done Every Everything Give Job Movie Myself Open Parts Screen Time Up Walk]
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- I was this person with this weird last name from New York that no one had ever heard of. But my screen test I guess, according to him, was the best. So I got the part, which was incredible.
[ According Best Ever Got Guess Had Heard Him Incredible Last Name New Part Person Screen Test Weird Which York]
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- It was a few days later I came out to Hollywood for a screen test, and so did a lot of other people. So, I really didn't think I would get it. I was definitely the one that was least likely to get it, because everyone else was an already established star.
[ Already Because Came Days Definitely Did Else Established Everyone Few Get Hollywood Later Least Likely Lot Other Out Really Screen Star Test Think Would]
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- I was the last one to screen test for The Hardy Boys. I'd like to play that's not as clean-cut as Frank Hardy. I play him as straight as possible.
[ Boys Frank Hardy Him Last Play Possible Screen Straight Test]
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- When you're a regular gal, you look in the rearview mirror, and in the bright daylight you see that line around your mouth, but when you're an actress and you see that line up on the big screen, it's, like, seven feet long.
[ Actress Around Big Bright Daylight Feet Gal Line Long Look Mirror Mouth Rearview Regular Screen See Seven Up Your]
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- If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won't even try.
[ Am Character Confident Even Perfectly Portray Screen Try Won]
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- You've seen how they make movies like Star Wars and stuff. They're never really there. They're in front of a green screen just pretending to be jumping around.
[ Around Front Green How Jumping Just Make Movies Never Pretending Really Screen Seen Star Stuff Wars]
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- I did all my directing when I wrote the screenplay. It was probably harder for a regular director. He probably had to read the script the night before shooting started.
[ Before Did Directing Director Had Harder Night Probably Read Regular Screenplay Script Shooting Started Wrote]
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- If I really considered myself a writer, I wouldn't be writing screenplays. I'd be writing novels.
[ Considered Myself Novels Really Screenplays Writer Writing]
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- If I don't like seeing myself on the screen, I think when I start seeing that, that's when I think I'll stop.
[ Myself Screen Seeing Start Stop Think]
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- Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.
[ Everyone Eyes Girl Hollywood Just Once Passed Screen See Should Teenage Test Think Through]
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- Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can't provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.
[ Appears Audience Because Between Chemistry Often Provide Rehearsals Rooms Screen Screening Stage Unreliable]
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- I have never done Cult TV before, the convention was good. It gives the fans a chance to meet the celebrities. Connect with the guy that used to be a bunch of coloured dots on your TV screen.
[ Before Bunch Celebrities Chance Coloured Connect Convention Cult Done Dots Fans Gives Good Guy Meet Never Screen Tv Used Your]
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- I think there is a very quiet power in things that are not on screen.
[ Power Quiet Screen Things Think Very]
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- You're torn between wanting to fill in all the spaces and knowing that's really going to screw up the screenplay. And yet, how are you going to communicate it to people who really don't understand the process?
[ Between Communicate Fill Going How Knowing Process Really Screenplay Screw Spaces Torn Understand Up Wanting Yet]
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- At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet.
[ Barely Book Empty Engaged Formed Fully Head Idea Moment Needs New Screenplays Space Which Writing Yet]
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- I want to get off with the screenwriting.
[ Get Off Screenwriting Want]
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- My first job on 2001 was to make all of the HAL readouts: the 16 screens that surround HAL's eyes.
[ Eyes First Hal Job Make Screens Surround]
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- There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens.
[ Computer Consultants Controls Design Designed Film Ibm Kubrick Layout Screens Were Working]
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- When I write a screenplay, and when I direct, I always pull lines out.
[ Always Direct Lines Out Pull Screenplay Write]
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- I don't want to act just to be on the screen doing anything and looking any kind of way.
[ Act Any Anything Doing Just Kind Looking Screen Want Way]
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- It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that.
[ Big Blige Character Come Get Her Honored Jump Love Mary Music Playing Real Screen She Specific Told Video Whenever]
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- Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.
[ Am Canvas Dreams Love Merely Paint Picture Screen Their Which Women]
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- I think music is what takes the experience off the screen into your soul, into your head.
[ Experience Head Into Music Off Screen Soul Takes Think Your]
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- Looking back across the years, so many pictures flash on the screen of my memory that just as I begin to see one clearly, another slides in, blotting out the first, itself to be pushed aside by the next and the next and the next.
[ Across Another Aside Back Begin Blotting Clearly First Flash Itself Just Looking Many Memory Next Out Pictures Pushed Screen See Slides Years]
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- I do a lot of screen re-writing.
[ Lot Re-Writing Screen]
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- I write screenplays that don't get made and pilots that don't get picked up, and I re-write other people's movies, and those are all different kinds of fees.
[ Different Fees Get Kinds Made Movies Other Picked Pilots Screenplays Those Up Write]
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- I've written about 15 screenplays and they all sold - they were all sold on pitches.
[ Pitches Screenplays Sold Were Written]
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- A lot of people tend to chew up the scenery. I'm a firm believer in less is more, especially on the big screen.
[ Believer Big Chew Especially Firm Less Lot More Scenery Screen Tend Up]
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- In the first years after the systemic transition, our screens showed American entertainment that had not been available before, or had been available only sporadically.
[ After American Available Been Before Entertainment First Had Only Our Screens Showed Systemic Transition Years]
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- Suddenly, the screens were dominated by American entertainment to the extent of something like 95 percent. As a result, audiences turned away from the kinds of films that we used to make.
[ American Audiences Away Dominated Entertainment Extent Films Kinds Make Percent Result Screens Something Suddenly Turned Used Were]
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- But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor.
[ Actor Adapted Book Cases Difference Director Guy Makes Screen These Think Would Wrote]
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- Probably 95 percent of the things that are written never get on the screen.
[ Get Never Percent Probably Screen Things Written]
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- Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.
[ Between Exciting More Pages Screen Sex Sheets Than]
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- I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen.
[ Actors Building Character Characters Creating Encourage First Go Live Process Screen Sort Them Then Through Whole]
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- It's rare that you cut out something that is really good. You screen all of it, and when the audience doesn't respond, you cut out whatever is holding the story down.
[ Audience Cut Down Good Holding Out Rare Really Respond Screen Something Story Whatever]
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- You never really know until you put the movie in front of an audience. I am a big advocate of screenings, which are getting harder and harder to do nowadays.
[ Advocate Am Audience Big Front Getting Harder Know Movie Never Nowadays Put Really Screenings Until Which]
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- Superstar was made so early in my career I had nothing to do with it at all. The first time I saw it was the opening screening.
[ Career Early First Had Made Nothing Opening Saw Screening Superstar Time]
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- When we finally came to start work on this, the joy was it was only Joel and I, we didn't have to answer to anybody, and we didn't have to submit a screen play or anything like that. We just wrote it and then made it.
[ Answer Anybody Anything Came Finally Joel Joy Just Made Only Play Screen Start Submit Then Work Wrote]
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- I spend so much time on the screen when I am writing, the last thing you want to do is spend more time on the Internet looking at a screen. That's what I hate about all this technology.
[ Am Hate Internet Last Looking More Much Screen Spend Technology Thing Time Want Writing]
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- I'm working on a screenplay right now for the BBC, but I hope to have the decks cleared soon so I can get into the studio with my pals and put down some more tracks, try to get a strong dance single together.
[ Bbc Cleared Dance Decks Down Get Hope Into More Now Pals Put Right Screenplay Single Some Soon Strong Studio Together Tracks Try Working]
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- It's very hard to find critics or a magazine today that will publish material that is genuinely independent and written without any concern about being cut off some distributor's list or not be invited or flown into screenings.
[ Any Being Concern Critics Cut Distributor Find Flown Genuinely Hard Independent Into Invited List Magazine Material Off Publish Screenings Some Today Very Will Without Written]
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- It's the first war we've ever fought on the television screen and the first war that our country ever fought where the media had full reign.
[ Country Ever First Fought Full Had Media Our Reign Screen Television War Where]
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- Victor Mature was a big man; he had a great swagger. I liked him and I knew we'd be good together on screen.
[ Big Good Great Had Him Knew Liked Man Mature Screen Swagger Together Victor]
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- My show is my statement. What I have to say is on the screen. My life is my own. I don't want to talk about my private self. Why should I?
[ Life Own Private Say Screen Self Should Show Statement Talk Want Why]
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- My sense of responsibility to the audience is to screen things that they would never see in a local theater.
[ Audience Local Never Responsibility Screen See Sense Theater Things Would]
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- About that time, stronger features became fashionable on the screen.
[ Became Fashionable Features Screen Stronger Time]
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- With Fever, the film was so made for the screen, and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film - enormous detail paid to that. I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how it was going to turn out.
[ Because Detail Done Enormous Fever Film Going How Know Made Much Out Paid Screen Sound Surround Thinking Turn Video]
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- Of all the stars whom I worked with, I think Steve knew better what worked for him on the screen than any other. He had such a sense of what he could register, and that helped a lot in terms of shaping the character and the script.
[ Any Better Character Could Had Helped Him Knew Lot Other Register Screen Script Sense Shaping Stars Steve Such Terms Than Think Whom Worked]
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- On-screen relationships are the best because you don't have to worry about saying the wrong things. And if the guy's got a girlfriend, or I'm not attracted to him, it's even better. It's just my character kissing his character.
[ Attracted Because Best Better Character Even Girlfriend Got Guy Him His Just Kissing On-Screen Relationships Saying Things Worry Wrong]
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- It was like in Samoa when they'd put up a movie screen on the beach and show movies and the locals would run behind the sheet to see where the people went. It was pretty grim.
[ Beach Behind Grim Locals Movie Movies Pretty Put Run Screen See Sheet Show Up Went Where Would]
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- Actually, I've only been involved with one girl I worked with. It was Alyssa Milano. We didn't actually have an onscreen kiss - we're about to but it gets broken up.
[ Actually Been Broken Gets Girl Involved Kiss Only Onscreen Up Worked]
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- The best way for a beginner to write for animation is to closely watch animated films, then read the screenplays for them afterwards.
[ Afterwards Animated Animation Beginner Best Closely Films Read Screenplays Them Then Watch Way Write]
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- When you feel a connection, a gut connection, a heart connection, it's a very special thing. What's familiar to everyone is watching people falling in love; it doesn't happen on screen that often. People fall in lust, then they're suddenly together.
[ Connection Everyone Fall Falling Familiar Feel Gut Happen Heart Love Lust Often Screen Special Suddenly Then Thing Together Very Watching]
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- I had a TV set and a typewriter and that made me think a computer should be laid out like a typewriter with a video screen.
[ Computer Had Laid Made Out Screen Set Should Think Tv Typewriter Video]
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- What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself.
[ Actually Build Computer Could Did Few Games Keyboard Language Myself Parts Play Programming Proud Run Screen Speak Type Used Very Words]
Topic: Computers
- Stills belong in the lobby, not on the screen.
[ Belong Lobby Screen Stills]
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- It's useless to try and make rhyme or reason of it, because one guy thinks one thing and the other guy sees a whole other thing. So I try not to take them too seriously. Lately I have them screened so I only read the positive ones.
[ Because Guy Lately Make Ones Only Other Positive Read Reason Rhyme Screened Sees Seriously Take Them Thing Thinks Too Try Useless Whole]
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