Quotations that match 'film'.

It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego. Taylor Hackford
[ Always Choices Clearly Ego Fighting Film Make Own Stated Very Your]
Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed. Wim Wenders
[ Changed Conception Confirm Either Film Idea Medium Powerful Reinforce Things Very Way Wonderful]
A few words of Hindi appear here or there, but it's all Urdu. I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are, uses Urdu, it's not going to diminish. Ismail Merchant
[ Appear Culture Diminish Feel Few Films Going Here Hindi Popular Urdu Uses Which Words]
One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you. John Carpenter
[ Always Attacking Career Copy Could Film Flattering Get Going Holidays Horror Killers Low-Budget Make Money Somebody]
When I watch a movie for the first few times I'm usually thinking about where I was in a given scene, who was next to me, what we were doing etc. But after I've gotten through all of this, when I'm really watching the film itself, then I get moved. Zhang Ziyi
[ After Doing Etc Few Film First Get Given Gotten Itself Moved Movie Next Really Scene Then Thinking Through Times Usually Watch Watching Were Where]
Theater is far superior to film in poetry, in abstract poetry. Julie Taymor
[ Abstract Far Film Poetry Superior Theater]
I played the best role I've ever seen on TV or film in the last five years. It was hugely gratifying. Sherry Stringfield
[ Best Ever Film Five Gratifying Hugely Last Played Role Seen Tv Years]
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white. Jonathan Lethem
[ Accept Actor Black Film Ford Giant Good His John Learn Looks More Poet Politics Watch Wayne White]
In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years. Wim Wenders
[ Amazing Audience Certain Countries English European Fact Few Films French German How Italian Last Much Over Recovered Territory Their Years]
They do think it is a big summer movie and that's why they want to give it a great chance, but they don't want to go up against Spider-Man 2 or some of the other big movies, the $100 million films that are coming up. David R. Ellis
[ Against Big Chance Coming Films Give Go Great Million Movie Movies Other Some Spider-Man Summer Think Up Want Why]
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future. Lady Gaga
[ Back Bringing Camera Film Future Instant Part Working]
The psychiatrists examine you and ask you about your life and work, and then they decide whether your film can be shown or not. It's a horrible experience. Dario Argento
[ Ask Decide Examine Experience Film Horrible Life Psychiatrists Shown Then Whether Work Your]
Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to films and Broadway was to the theatre: it was the hub of radio. Mel Torme
[ Because Broadway Chicago Films Hollywood Hub Radio Theatre]
Within the process of filming, unexpected situations occur. Ralph Fiennes
[ Filming Occur Process Situations Unexpected Within]
I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do. Quentin Tarantino
[ Always Considered Filmmaker Himself Myself Stuff Writes]
I got the boot once from Stanley Donen. The film was called The Little Prince. Julie Harris
[ Boot Called Film Got Little Once Prince Stanley]
One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people - directors, filmmakers, and writers - over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Aspects Collaborating Components Directors Film Filmmakers Five-Year Interesting Learned Many Most Over Period Project Two Writers]
TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play. Christopher Meloni
[ Angela Bruce Characters Clooney Doing Everyone Film George Get Hard Hell How Know Murder Play Range She Sure Survived Those Tv Want Wants Work Wrote Years]
I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me. Charlotte Church
[ Accent Because Character Different Film Myself Olivia Play Quite Similar Something Would]
A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something. Tim Reid
[ Experience Feel Film Motivate Should Something]
I'm in so many Charles Bronson films because no other actress will work with him. Jill Ireland
[ Actress Because Charles Films Him Many Other Will Work]
Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism. Wim Wenders
[ Cinema Course Credible Criticism Decay Film French Greatest Making Movies Nations Problem Real Still Terms Very World]
I've been directing for 25 years almost, and I've only directed nine films in that time because I like to be careful. Harold Ramis
[ Almost Because Been Careful Directed Directing Films Nine Only Time Years]
Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Advance Am Another Back Blind Called Character Fact Film Game Going Internet Involved Max New Next Played Powers Project Special Then Warriors Week Will]
I've worked for 27 years nonstop in theater and films. That's a lot of work. Armand Assante
[ Films Lot Nonstop Theater Work Worked Years]
Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination. Tim Robbins
[ Any Art Certainly Doing Film Imagination Introduction Soldiers Stretch Think Toy]
On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don't want to make a movie with guns everywhere. Jim McKay
[ Everywhere Filmmaker Guns Hand Make Movie Want]
This is indeed not only relevant to Documentary but is evident is most type of film making. The film often mirrors the experience, understanding and politics of the director. Ben Edwards
[ Director Documentary Evident Experience Film Indeed Making Mirrors Most Often Only Politics Relevant Type Understanding]
And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having to worry about what an audience was gonna think. We were in a vacuum. We were making little short films, really. Rick Moranis
[ Advantage Audience Films Gonna Had Having Little Making Perhaps Really Short Think Unfair Vacuum Were Worry]
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. John Schlesinger
[ Berlin Booing Each Ended Festival Film First Forget Look Made Never Other Outbreak Screening Some Soon Surprise Us Which]
There are a lot of movies I'd like to throw away. That's not to say that I went in with that attitude. Any film I ever started, I went in with all the hope and best intentions in the world, but some films just don't work. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Any Attitude Away Best Ever Film Films Hope Intentions Just Lot Movies Say Some Started Throw Went Work World]
Mr. Disney and his staff were constantly scouting for great stories to bring to life on film. Annette Funicello
[ Bring Constantly Disney Film Great His Life Mr Scouting Staff Stories Were]
That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it. Tom Hanks
[ Directing Done Film Go Having Hope Kind More Nice Nothing]
This one, even though it called for San Francisco, I think they wanted to initially shoot part of the film up here, you know get the exteriors and then go back to L.A. We really fought to get it up here and I think Paramount was really pleased. Philip Kaufman
[ Back Called Even Film Fought Francisco Get Go Here Initially Know Paramount Part Pleased Really San Shoot Then Think Though Up Wanted]
We had two cameras, so they could turn it on and shoot as much as we wanted. You don't have to worry about wasting money on film. A lot more takes are possible. Marguerite Moreau
[ Cameras Could Film Had Lot Money More Much Possible Shoot Takes Turn Two Wanted Wasting Worry]
I phoned Joe Roth, who was head of the studio at the time, and told him how beautiful the film was, and that I was fully ready to support it, that Michael's work was wonderful and I imagined that Daniel would feel the same. He listened quietly and read between the lines. Madeleine Stowe
[ Beautiful Between Daniel Feel Film Fully Head Him How Imagined Joe Lines Listened Michael Phoned Quietly Read Ready Roth Same Studio Support Time Told Wonderful Work Would]
I used to love Woody Allen but feel he's become a hack as a director. Bullets Over Broadway is the only film of his I've enjoyed in the last 10 years. Douglas Wood
[ Allen Become Broadway Bullets Director Enjoyed Feel Film Hack His Last Love Only Over Used Woody Years]
On film you put all your energies into a single glance. Alan Rickman
[ Energies Film Glance Into Put Single Your]
For me everything in the film was gradually building, becoming more emotional, so it helped. At the end of it all I was emotionally drained. At that point I took Rose's view, that this has to happen, there's nothing I can do about it. Camilla Belle
[ Becoming Building Drained Emotional Emotionally End Everything Film Gradually Happen Helped More Nothing Point Rose Took View]
A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Afghan Community Cooperation Cover Ethnic Film Groups Iran Itself Lack Living None Participate Problem Though Together Under Were Willing Women Work]
All of us have our individual curses, something that we are uncomfortable with and something that we have to deal with, like me making horror films, perhaps. Wes Craven
[ Curses Deal Films Horror Individual Making Our Perhaps Something Uncomfortable Us]
Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth. Orlando Bloom
[ Although Audience Buy Cinema Earth Fantasy Film First-Class Flight Get Imagine Journey Middle Real Their Ticket Will]
I like boxing movies. One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films, is the boxing. The actual boxing usually sucks. Omar Epps
[ Actual Boxing Far Films Hardest Movies Sucks Things Usually Watch]
To me, length is an artificial and arbitrary factor in a film. Frank Darabont
[ Arbitrary Artificial Factor Film Length]
I don't think you should feel about a film. You should feel about a woman, not a movie. You can't kiss a movie. Jean-Luc Godard Movies
[ Feel Film Kiss Movie Should Think Woman]
The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are. Christopher Eccleston
[ Crisis Discovering Father Film Finds Goes His Identity Joe Mother Once Out Parents Relationship Them Through]
Ever since I've left, I've been doing nothing but this film and traveling, promoting and doing festivals. So the good thing is that I'm not sitting around pining over whether I made the right choice in leaving. I'm moving and grooving. Eriq La Salle
[ Around Been Choice Doing Ever Festivals Film Good Grooving Leaving Left Made Moving Nothing Over Pining Promoting Right Since Sitting Thing Traveling Whether]
I'm really keen to go back and do some theatre, but I can't afford to at the moment because we're getting married in September. And then I'm hoping to direct a film at the end of this year, and that means a year of your life without pay. Richard Roxburgh
[ Afford Back Because Direct End Film Getting Go Hoping Keen Life Married Means Moment Pay Really September Some Theatre Then Without Year Your]
At this point in my career, it doesn't bother me much that I'm probably hopelessly typecast. I like to work, and horror films definitely keep me working. Donald Pleasence
[ Bother Career Definitely Films Hopelessly Horror Keep Much Point Probably Typecast Work Working]
People always seem to see echoes of their own lives in my films. Jill Clayburgh
[ Always Echoes Films Lives Own See Seem Their]
15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Cast Deals Doing Film Friends Later Now Other Show Stars Stuff Tv Whether Years]
Playing Fagin in the play and film was a small miracle. Ron Moody
[ Fagin Film Miracle Play Playing Small]
Well, I'm proud to say American Pie was the kind of crazy, gross-out film that guys thought was the greatest. Jason Biggs
[ American Crazy Film Greatest Guys Kind Pie Proud Say Thought Well]
I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way. Sydney Pollack
[ Almost Architecture Art Aspect Certainly Dance Every Film Form Into Mean Painting Photography Some Useful Way Writing]
It's amazing that this is still news to people, but that affects the final outcome of the film. When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued, they give 110 percent. Adam Arkin
[ Affects Amazing Feel Film Final Give Made News Outcome Percent Still Treated Valued Well]
One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia. Oliver Stone
[ Access Actual Alexander Back Been Camera Campaign Crossing Fantasies Film Go Granted India Into Iran Life Persia Through Time]
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them? Eriq La Salle
[ Any Asian Black Film Films Good Group Happen Insomnia Just Latino Minority Other Sense Sixth Them White Why]
I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians. Francis Ford Coppola Movies
[ Always Associated Been Cinema Closely Earliest Film Made Magic Magicians Movies Think Very Were]
Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it's like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it's an interesting dynamic. Jenna Elfman
[ Audience Doing Dynamic Filming Front Goes Interesting Just Later Live Millions Playing Several Something Such Theater Weeks]
To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood. The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay as close as they could to what the book was. Nicholas Sparks
[ Adapted Been Blessed Book Close Could Film Hollywood Honest Liked Purchased Quite Really Stay Studios Very Wanted Work Worked]
The film world is a crazy place to be. You sit around all day waiting for the phone to ring. Are people talking about you or aren't they? Kyle MacLachlan
[ Around Crazy Day Film Phone Place Ring Sit Talking Waiting World]
If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me. Aaron Eckhart
[ Allowed Better Cover Films Get Great Helps Hopefully Interest Make More Movie Successful Watch Way]
I think there's only one or two films where I've had all the financial support I needed. All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days. Martin Scorsese
[ Another Days Films Financial Had Money Needed Only Rest Shoot Support Ten Think Two Where Wish]
Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news. Sean Bean
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]
When I worked on 2001 - which was my first feature film - I was deeply and permanently affected by the notion that a movie could be like a first-person experience. Douglas Trumbull
[ Affected Could Deeply Experience Feature Film First First-Person First-Person Movie Notion Permanently Which Worked]
I think every director has a different take, some are good, some are bad. The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films, so who's to say who is right. Tim Roth
[ Bad Best Different Director Directors Every Films Get Good Make Right Say Some Sometimes Take Think]
I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise. J. J. Johnson
[ Always Break Community Enough Film Hollywood Lucky Never Occasionally Otherwise Out Prevails Production Situation Then Way Will]
I avoided nudity unless a film couldn't be told without those scenes. If you look at my films, few of them have that element, yet nudity and male fantasies have become emblematic of my work. Greta Scacchi
[ Avoided Become Element Fantasies Few Film Films Look Male Nudity Scenes Them Those Told Unless Without Work Yet]
I was able to lean on people for favors and things to help out because their budget was so low. It was half of what John Travolta's perk package is on a film. Our whole budget was half of what his staff makes on a film. James Woods
[ Able Because Budget Favors Film Half Help His John Lean Low Makes Our Out Package Perk Staff Their Things Travolta Whole]
I turned down twelve films last year... Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work. Shia LaBeouf
[ Down Films Had Huge Last Money Respect Turned Twelve Work Writer Year]
In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system. Ralph Fiennes
[ Act Comes Commercial Expected Film First Generic Language More Out Second Studio System Things Third]
I love independent filmmaking. I don't agree with a lot of it, but that's the point. Gena Rowlands
[ Agree Filmmaking Independent Lot Love Point]
Which is why I felt I was truly blessed this year, with leads in two nice films, and also the luxury of being able to do a studio film and an independent afterwards was fantastic. Rachel True
[ Able Afterwards Also Being Blessed Fantastic Felt Film Films Independent Leads Luxury Nice Studio Truly Two Which Why Year]
It's hard to see a film that's been made from a book that you really loved because it's such a different experience. Ed Harris
[ Because Been Book Different Experience Film Hard Loved Made Really See Such]
I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that - stuff I'm not ashamed of, but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders. Chrissie Hynde
[ Ashamed Done Film Legacy Lots Pretenders Represent Songs Soundtracks Stuff Things]
I don't think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker. Conrad Hall
[ Director Filmmaker Myself Think Writer]
I suffer much less than many of my colleagues. I am perfectly able to go to Australia and film within three hours of arrival. David Attenborough
[ Able Am Arrival Australia Colleagues Film Go Hours Less Many Much Perfectly Suffer Than Three Within]
Well, you'll find the most boring part of it is the waiting, at least if it's in films anyway. Television's a lot faster, but the product... I don't think it's as good as a film. Lee Hazlewood
[ Anyway Boring Faster Film Films Find Good Least Lot Most Part Product Television Think Waiting Well]
I didn't go to film school, I went to acting school. Charles S. Dutton
[ Acting Film Go School Went]
It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You're either courageous or not. You have to find a way. Ben Gazzara
[ Art Borrowed Business Cinema Courage Courageous Did Either Filmmakers Find His John Just Make Money Movies Own Rejected Studios Up Way]
It's good that they've seen it, but how can I be satisfied after working for two years making a film which I hope will make a difference, when the government sees the film and does nothing about it? Mathieu Kassovitz
[ After Difference Does Film Good Government Hope How Make Making Nothing Satisfied Seen Sees Two Which Will Working Years]
Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women. Brigitte Bardot
[ Between Exist Films Kind Never Relationship Shown Two Women]
With the Internet, kids today learn things quicker than we do and they have everything there is to see, so you have to do more than just remake some old '70s film. Donnie Wahlberg
[ Everything Film Internet Just Kids Learn More Old Quicker Remake See Some Than Things Today]
I want to be an all round entertainer, I want to act, make films, make albums, do whatever I can. Christina Aguilera
[ Act Albums Entertainer Films Make Round Want Whatever]
I wanted to work on this central problem of killing. How you go about killing. Now, in the film I had to kill my children - well, I didn't want to get that far. Ellen Burstyn
[ Central Children Far Film Get Go Had How Kill Killing Now Problem Want Wanted Well Work]
I can't frankly see much difference in the film industry at all. The only difference might be that they don't take as much time as they used to. For example, they'll do in one day what we used to take a week to do. Glenn Ford
[ Day Difference Example Film Frankly Industry Might Much Only See Take Time Used Week]
However, that old mode of Polish filmmaking virtually disappeared. Andrzej Wajda
[ Disappeared Filmmaking However Mode Old Polish Virtually]
Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in collaboration with the director and other people involved. Anne Dudley
[ Always Art Collaboration Director Film Group Involved Just Noise Obviously Other Part Scores]
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing and as hand-made. James Broughton
[ Consider Films Personal Poems Writing]
After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film. Gillian Anderson
[ After Anything Being Camera Did Film Focus Front Going Involved More Nine Quite Really Series Set Start Television Things Want Wanted While Years]
If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged. Jennifer Lopez
[ Anyone Balance Careers Celebrity Challenged Dual Feel Figure Film Frightened How Music Out]
Throughout my career, when I was finished with the drawing for one film I would go up to the story department and help develop sequences. Sometimes these were for scenes that I would animate later on. Marc Davis
[ Animate Career Department Develop Drawing Film Finished Go Help Later Scenes Sequences Sometimes Story These Throughout Up Were Would]
I didn't have any idea that I would be able to have a career in film. Philip Seymour Hoffman
[ Able Any Career Film Idea Would]
I'd like to do a piece of Shakespeare. Any upcoming Shakespeare film. Just a bit to say I did a classic. Jim Varney
[ Any Bit Classic Did Film Just Piece Say Shakespeare Upcoming]
I don't think a lot of really good films get seen. Liv Tyler
[ Films Get Good Lot Really Seen Think]
Of all the Jedis I saw in the film, Yoda's the only one I like. Lawrence Halprin
[ Film Only Saw Yoda]
I'm a big movie fan. After a show, if I'm on the bus or a plane, it's often hard to get to sleep, so I'll watch a film. An action film can even relax me. Garth Brooks
[ Action After Big Bus Even Fan Film Get Hard Movie Often Plane Relax Show Sleep Watch]
But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we've done in this first film, I'd be more than happy to be a part of it. Brandon Routh
[ Breakthrough Category Characters Continue Crew Done Fantastic Film Films First Happy Keep Long Make More Part Real Stay Than Together True Well]
The audience too should be respected by being presented with a film as they remember it, and for those who have not seen it, as it was intended to be seen. Anything less is a degradation of the film and its audience. George Stevens
[ Anything Audience Being Degradation Film Intended Less Presented Remember Respected Seen Should Those Too]
I still think like a critic, and I still analyze films like a critic. However, it's not possible to write criticism if you're making films. Paul Schrader
[ Analyze Critic Criticism Films However Making Possible Still Think Write]
I told them I belong to the same organizations and clubs Mrs. Roosevelt belongs to, but with a few brave exceptions, I was still unable to do films or television for the next seven years. Lena Horne
[ Belong Belongs Brave Clubs Exceptions Few Films Mrs Next Organizations Roosevelt Same Seven Still Television Them Told Unable Years]
I'll do at least one action film every year because of my fans. This is my promise to them. Akshay Kumar
[ Action Because Every Fans Film Least Promise Them Year]
Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all. Stanley Kubrick
[ Any Best Camera Film Filmmakers Get Hold Kind Make Movie Perhaps Ridiculous Should Some Sounds Thing Young]
Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that. Jeff Bridges
[ Adult Approached Away Blown Dad Films Fun Gas Made Much Only Parent Play Similar Such Together Two Way Work Working Your]
I'm not a film buff. I don't watch a lot of movies. Denzel Washington
[ Buff Film Lot Movies Watch]
In the industry, you do need some ethics - if one film does well, then thousands get work and money comes back to the industry. I guess the bottomline is, if there are two versions, then the better one will click. Ajay Devgan
[ Back Better Click Comes Does Ethics Film Get Guess Industry Money Need Some Then Thousands Two Versions Well Will Work]
I hate the Communists and have for many years and don't feel right about giving up my career to defend them. I will give up my film career if it is in the interests of defending something I believe in, but not this. Elia Kazan
[ Believe Career Communists Defend Defending Feel Film Give Giving Hate Interests Many Right Something Them Up Will Years]
You see so many movies... the younger people who are coming from MTV or who are coming from commercials and there's no sense of film grammar. There's no real sense of how to tell a story visually. It's just cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, you know, which is pretty easy. Peter Bogdanovich
[ Coming Commercials Cut Easy Film Grammar How Just Know Many Movies Mtv Pretty Real See Sense Story Tell Visually Which Younger]
I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada. Samantha Bee
[ Canada Film Industry Television Totally Unknown]
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. Jay Roach
[ Audience Film First Hardest Opening Really Screening Shooting Test Thinking Want Weekend]
This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Always America Audiences Been Business Cinema Europe Film Intellectual More Perhaps Sexuality Than Theatre True Young]
This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous chemistry and they do a really good job. Paul M. Glaser
[ Actors Ben Chemistry Comedic Film Good Great Highlights Job Owen Particular Really Strengths Tremendous Which]
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. Brandon Routh
[ Amazing Film Flying Going Got Green Having How Important Intention Many Moments Most Much Really Screen Somewhere Taught Things]
Well, we run my ship differently. Any offer that comes in, I yay or nay it, no matter how insane it is. Like, if someone asks me if I'm interested in doing a porn film, the answer to that is going to be no, but it comes to me anyway. I'm responsible for making the call. Henry Rollins
[ Answer Any Anyway Asks Call Comes Differently Doing Film Going How Insane Interested Making Matter Nay Offer Responsible Run Ship Someone Well Yay]
Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Adventure Film Final Implicit Making Part Personal Result Sometimes Your]
Although you have some films that are a real bummer, there's always a film that comes up where it's just heaven. Terence Stamp
[ Although Always Bummer Comes Film Films Heaven Just Real Some Up Where]
I always prefer the big laugh. That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Always Big Especially Film Laugh Movie Objective Prefer Scary]
I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room. Bruce Beresford
[ Began Best Directing Experience Films Good Idea Left Long Much Often Opera Performance Rehearsal Rehearse Room Showed Theatre Thought]
Yeah, there was the Flora Plum thing, where I trained for about a month and I had taken a semester off for that, and two weeks prior to filming, the financing collapsed. Claire Danes
[ Collapsed Filming Financing Flora Had Month Off Plum Prior Semester Taken Thing Trained Two Weeks Where Yeah]
It's the first time that I've ever had an art show based on a film, but it's a photography collage. Val Kilmer
[ Art Based Collage Ever Film First Had Photography Show Time]
Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews. Pola Negri
[ Artistry Box Course Excellent Exceptions Famous Films Great Hollywood Judging Made Making Office Pictures Press Reflect Returns Reviews Some Still These Throughout Which World]
You can get digital technology that almost is film quality, and go make little films and do everything you can to find a little understanding of your own voice and it will grow - Don't take no for an answer - Take every opportunity you can to do something. Jon Voight
[ Almost Answer Digital Every Everything Film Films Find Get Go Grow Little Make Opportunity Own Quality Something Take Technology Understanding Voice Will Your]
Well ironically my last three roles have all been a mother. One was a Canadian film where the baby was taken away because she is a drug addict, in Irish Jam I play a mother to a four year old. I think in the future I'll be able to handle the role with a lot more depth. Anna Friel
[ Able Addict Away Baby Because Been Canadian Depth Film Four Future Handle Irish Ironically Jam Last Lot More Mother Old Play Role Roles She Taken Think Three Well Where Year]
When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it. Andrzej Wajda
[ Also Created Film Language Only Our Perception Understanding Very Way Which Words World]
When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work. Richard Donner
[ Audience Film Long Make Narrow-Minded Run Seems Subjective Tell Too Work]
I had been working early in my life in films - since I was 11. Ajay Naidu
[ Been Early Films Had Life Since Working]
I was definitely surprised when Talk Radio took off as a play. As a film it has become somewhere between a popular thing and a cult thing. Eric Bogosian
[ Become Between Cult Definitely Film Off Play Popular Radio Somewhere Surprised Talk Thing Took]
I think Ingmar Bergman, Francoise Truffaut - all these people created images in my mind, beautiful pictures, I loved what was known at that time as the foreign film. Jackie DeShannon
[ Beautiful Bergman Created Film Foreign Images Known Loved Mind Pictures These Think Time Truffaut]
There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance. Werner Herzog
[ Accessible Audiences Certainly Cruise Elements Film Got Larger Laws Mainstream Make More Same Substance Sure Tom Would]
You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us. Jerome Lawrence
[ Around Because Better Demand Failure Film Good More Must Peers Television Theater Things Us Why Your]
When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more. Dabney Coleman
[ Another Anxious Back Excellent Few Film Getting Go Make May More Movies Parts Soon Succeed Taken Too Where Work]
I keep every script from every film that I ever made because it's like a workbook of that time in my life. Marguerite Moreau
[ Because Ever Every Film Keep Life Made Script Time]
Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and I don't believe that I've made a real transformation beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions. I still have this nagging feeling that it's me, that I didn't create a unique character. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Believe Beyond Character Create Expressions Feeling Films Frustrated Gestures Look Made Real Sets Still Transformation Unique Usual Usually]
Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper. Jim Jarmusch
[ Beacon Before Father Film Journal Married Mother Newspaper Reviewer She Small]
And I sense it was a rather constructed, almost half narrative fiction film in some ways. A lot of it was staged and manipulated to get those things in there that I knew to be strong. Terry Zwigoff
[ Almost Constructed Fiction Film Get Half Knew Lot Manipulated Narrative Rather Sense Some Staged Strong Things Those Ways]
For instance, when I go to the premiere on Tuesday I probably won't watch the film at all - I'll be watching the audience just to see their reaction to different moments, what I'm doing right and what I'm doing wrong, stuff like that. Devon Sawa
[ Audience Different Doing Film Go Instance Just Moments Premiere Probably Reaction Right See Stuff Their Tuesday Watch Watching Won Wrong]
Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity. Christine Baranski
[ Cool Could Easygoing Enormous Film Good Got His Howard Humanity Intelligence Lost Lovely Man Most Never Person Ron Want Wonderful Work]
I'd love to have another film to go on to. I'm in the mood to work. But I have to be patient, you know, to find that particular kind of project. Occasionally I'll write one myself if I can summon up the energy. Peter Weir
[ Another Energy Film Find Go Kind Know Love Mood Myself Occasionally Particular Patient Project Summon Up Work Write]
I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost. Jenny Agutter
[ Bad Believe Believing Both Done Fact Film Good Lost Read Reading Reviews Start Theatre Then Things Think True]
I had just had small parts in other films, and I'd worked with a lot of directors in TV. Sally Kellerman
[ Directors Films Had Just Lot Other Parts Small Tv Worked]
There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn't want to tell Scarface again. Ted Demme
[ Again Dramas Films Lot Tell Want]
My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad. Amber Tamblyn
[ Actors Age Comes Even Father Film Generation Know Really Sad Which]
It's pretty clear to me that working as a director for hire agrees with me. I like it. The films that have come out of that, I personally like better than the ones that didn't. Steven Soderbergh
[ Agrees Better Clear Come Director Films Hire Ones Out Personally Pretty Than Working]
To stand there and do nothing on film is probably the hardest thing to do. Thomas Jane
[ Film Hardest Nothing Probably Stand Thing]
Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American films to be premiered and distributed in Brazil and vice versa. Walter Salles
[ Also American Brazil Create Distributed Films Incentives Latin Laws New Now Versa Vice Which]
I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Become Business Circle Devastated Film Leave Nothing Part Period Short Time Truly Watched Wraps]
He considers the theatrical version of Fanny and Alexander an amputated version of what his original film was, and he doesn't really like the shorter film. Bille August
[ Alexander Amputated Considers Fanny Film His Original Really Shorter Theatrical Version]
I think every age has a medium that talks to it more eloquently than the others. In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel. For various technical and artistic reasons, film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century. Walter Murch
[ Age Artistic Became Century Eloquent Eloquently Every Film Medium More Music Novel Others Reasons Symphonic Talks Technical Than Think Various]
I started making 8mm films when I was 13, so I've been directing for 21 years. Bryan Singer
[ Been Directing Films Making Started Years]
In Tim's films, more than most, if you miss the tone, you don't get the film. Danny Elfman
[ Film Films Get Miss More Most Than Tim Tone]
We must also win really sufficient and, above all, practical, guarantees for the freedom of the seas and for the further fulfilment of our economic and political tasks throughout the world. Bernhard von Bulow
[ Above Also Economic Freedom Fulfilment Further Guarantees Must Our Political Practical Really Seas Sufficient Tasks Throughout Win World]
I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously. Aishwarya Rai
[ Acting Another Architect Career Enthusiasm Examinations Films Had Job Join Just Movies Option Plotting Same Schoolgirl Seriously Studying Take Took Up Very Were]
When you watch my films, you're feeling my heart. Donnie Yen
[ Feeling Films Heart Watch]
Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that's OK with certain films. But that isn't right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it - he is in charge of it. Dennis Muren
[ Ang Certain Charge Films Fit Get Him Lee Minutes Movie Ok Other Part Respect Right Showy Team Three Times Understand]
Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere. Eli Wallach
[ Always Any Between Did Films Funds Getting Hollywood Just Lot Low Money Movie Off Play Ran Rush Somewhere Then Those Well Whenever]
You know, let a few years go by until I hit my midlife crisis. Then that can be documented on film. Claire Danes
[ Crisis Documented Few Film Go Hit Know Then Until Years]
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. Robert Greenwald
[ Back Continue Country Difference Effort Element Film Make More Networks Ongoing Our Possible Professional Screen Social Take Their Use Whenever]
I've never done a big studio film, I've only ever done little ones. Brenda Blethyn
[ Big Done Ever Film Little Never Ones Only Studio]
You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry. Kabir Bedi
[ Film Friends Hindi Industry Many See]
This was in '79. I got pretty restless there, sitting around with a lot of people sitting around smoking cigarettes and talking about films, but nobody really doing anything. Renny Harlin
[ Anything Around Cigarettes Doing Films Got Lot Nobody Pretty Really Restless Sitting Smoking Talking]
I've done approximately 15 films, and most of the things I've done have either been stunt or costume work. Verne Troyer
[ Approximately Been Costume Done Either Films Most Stunt Things Work]
I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script. Dougray Scott
[ Again Doing Dylan Film Jagger Love Map Mick Producing Script Thomas Wonderful]
The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you're lucky if you have five takes. Patricia Clarkson
[ Films Five Independent Lucky Majority Takes Where Work]
There are two types of films - one made by the big-time producers, the other is low budget stuff made by some producers who make films for the heck of it, they complete their films for small amounts, sell it at low costs with almost no publicity. Ajay Devgan
[ Almost Amounts Big-Time Budget Complete Costs Films Heck Low Made Make Other Producers Publicity Sell Small Some Stuff Their Two Types]
You know, the blond guy plays the good guy and I play the bad part, the bad guys. Which is a lot of fun. Playing the bad guy is great. And it's the whole British thing. You know, in so many films the bad guy is British. Gary Oldman makes a living doing that. Matt Robinson
[ Bad Blond British Doing Films Fun Gary Good Great Guy Guys Know Living Lot Makes Many Oldman Part Play Playing Plays Thing Which Whole]
Larry Kasdan wanted us all there, all the time, even if we weren't filming. JoBeth Williams
[ Even Filming Larry Time Us Wanted Weren]
Approach every film with the same enthusiasm, regardless of its budget. Lou Diamond Phillips
[ Approach Budget Enthusiasm Every Film Regardless Same]
I wanted to make a film about stupid people that was very vulgar and deeply stupid. From that moment on I can hardly be reproached for making a film that is about stupid people. Claude Chabrol
[ Deeply Film Hardly Make Making Moment Stupid Very Vulgar Wanted]
In the United States, viewers don't get to see a lot of things we can show in other countries. We didn't get to show our naked Twister game from Wild On Jamaica, but we definitely filmed it. Brooke Burke
[ Countries Definitely Filmed Game Get Jamaica Lot Naked Other Our See Show States Things Twister United Viewers Wild]
Usually people like to categorise artists. With my films, I categorise people: if I know which one of my movies you like, I can tell which kind of a person you are. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Artists Films Kind Know Movies Person Tell Usually Which]
If a film is very clever and well-written, that's what gives you freedom as a director. Patrice Leconte
[ Clever Director Film Freedom Gives Very Well-Written]
I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there. Adam Arkin
[ Actually Also Been Doing Done Film Had Happening Kind Legitimacy Mean Miramax Once Read Really Script Stupid Would]
It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot. Michael Berryman
[ Alter Andrew Because Believes Best Change Films Invested Making Meaning Old Product Put School Shot Stick Story Way]
Also, if you watch the film once, there are lots of things that you won't get because there are punch lines in the first act, the setup to which isn't until the second act. Simon Pegg
[ Act Also Because Film First Get Lines Lots Once Punch Second Setup Things Until Watch Which Won]
Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they want to keep 'em down in L.A. Philip Kaufman
[ Canada Cases Down Either Em Film Go Keep Move Nowadays Prague Romania Some Want]
My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Actor Become Begging Father Film Four Grandfather Guess Her Just Kind Least Life Mother Movies Now Off Rubbed Saw Told Two Way Week Were]
I've never made a film that I didn't believe in, you know? However the picture turns out, I've always given everything to it. That's kind of how I approach life. I can't help it. There's no part-way with me on anything in any area of my life. Tom Cruise
[ Always Any Anything Approach Area Believe Everything Film Given Help How However Kind Know Life Made Never Out Picture Turns]
If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film. Vin Diesel
[ Action Appreciation Becomes Cgi Dress Film Guess Performance Role Story Take Then Understanding]
My friends and I make short films. We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked, but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops! Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn! Josh Hartnett
[ Burst Called Cops Dairy Drawn Films Friend Friends Guns Make Our Pretended Queen Real Rob Short Someone Soon Thieves Thought Were Where Worked]
I ultimately have faith though, that good films will find their audience. Joshua Leonard
[ Audience Faith Films Find Good Their Though Ultimately Will]
Same thing with film, by the time you've finished shooting and you've really been into everything, you've touched up everything in the editing room. You've gone in there and taken little bits from everything. Ridley Scott
[ Been Bits Editing Everything Film Finished Gone Into Little Really Room Same Shooting Taken Thing Time Touched Up]
Being an actress is a very physical thing. If I didn't look the way I looked, I would never have started in films. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actress Being Films Look Looked Never Physical Started Thing Very Way Would]
Substantially fewer films will be produced over the next year or two. And a significant portion of the production costs of the reduced slate will be borne by hedge funds and other investment groups. Peter Bart
[ Borne Costs Fewer Films Funds Groups Hedge Investment Next Other Over Portion Produced Production Reduced Significant Slate Substantially Two Will Year]
In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance. Wim Wenders
[ Age Also America Become Being Consumerism Counterbalance Criticism Europe Film First Industry Instead Movie Over Something World]
The lowest budget U.S. films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet. Joan Chen
[ Better Budget Films Lowest Shooting Ten Than Tibet Times]
The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe. Vin Diesel
[ Alive Amazing Any Auto Because Before Culture Era Film Game Games Grand Idea Important Keep Kids New Now Other Play Right Step Theft Thing Universe Video Virtual Whole]
I'm only a stupid filmmaker. Roland Emmerich
[ Filmmaker Only Stupid]
My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Agreed Applies Bounced Cameraman Day Devised Direct Dreadful Film Five Following Four Instead Light Mainly Method Scenes Second Shadows Shot Started Studio Thing Used Using Where Which]
The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation. But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere. Kim Novak
[ Begun Cans Cared Could Did Ended Film Gained Had Just Luckily Meant Movie Nothing Recognize Reputation Revival Rotting Something Somewhere Special Up Vertigo Well Work]
The thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film. Shirley Knight
[ Caring Director Film Great Love Separates Thing]
I liked The Slipper and the Rose, as I have already mentioned, because it was such a lovely film to do. Julie Harris
[ Already Because Film Liked Lovely Mentioned Rose Slipper Such]
The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers. Brooke Langton
[ Actual Broadway Cheerleaders Dancers Film Our]
I find the most interesting and most daring scripts tend to be for independent films. Neve Campbell
[ Daring Films Find Independent Interesting Most Scripts Tend]
It's always been a lie that it's difficult to make films. Lars von Trier
[ Always Been Difficult Films Lie Make]
Some of these things I saw in foreign films - African films, Cuban films - long before I decided to really go on this course as an actor. I started to think about what values I saw in those films that I wanted to bring to my projects. Danny Glover
[ Actor African Before Bring Course Cuban Decided Films Foreign Go Long Projects Really Saw Some Started These Things Think Those Values Wanted]
It's the texture of New York that people miss by filming elsewhere. There are layers and layers of character - even in the pavement - that you can't get anywhere else. And the speed that the people move. It's so different from other places. Richard Benjamin
[ Anywhere Character Different Else Elsewhere Even Filming Get Layers Miss Move New Other Pavement Places Speed Texture York]
I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut. John Cusack
[ Action Cut Feel Filmmaker Need Yell]
I could not do the film Spinal Tap because I was already at MTV and it was occupying all my time. Nina Blackwood
[ Already Because Could Film Mtv Occupying Spinal Tap Time]
It was in New York, and I've always wanted to film in New York. And the writer was a teenage friend of mine. We did youth theatre together when we were 16 and always had a dream of making a film together. And ten years later, we've done it. So it's great. Rosamund Pike
[ Always Did Done Dream Film Friend Great Had Later Making Mine New Teenage Ten Theatre Together Wanted Were Writer Years York Youth]
A film has its own life and takes its own time. Aaron Eckhart
[ Film Life Own Takes Time]
I go by the role pretty much. And I think the only genre I haven't gotten to do but I'd love to is a western, but no one has ever asked me to do that. Unfortunately they are very few and far between these days, but that is one type of film I'd love to do. Sam Neill
[ Asked Between Days Ever Far Few Film Genre Go Gotten Haven Love Much Only Pretty Role These Think Type Unfortunately Very Western]
I didn't hang around films. I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes. Patricia Highsmith
[ Around Ever Films Hang Hitchcock Know Lady Seen Vanishes]
In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage. Frank Capra
[ Art Called Courage Eyes Film Gable Legs Liz Looks Marlene May Mean Our Profession Swinging Thing Tracy Violet Without]
Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that. John Frankenheimer
[ Been Continually Creative Director Element Erode Fact Film Historically Key Maintain Must New Protect Spite Technology Trying]
Sometimes it's great, sometimes it's bad. I think the film could have been a lot better. Rod Steiger
[ Bad Been Better Could Film Great Lot Sometimes Think]
This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition. Omar Sharif
[ Advice Character Common Film Says Sound These Things Tradition Very Which Wise]
I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he makes a film every 18 months. He's amazing really. Adrian Lyne
[ Amazing Day Every Film Makes Months Other Really Ridley Scott Speaking]
And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren't expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film. Jenna Elfman
[ Buying Did Ended Expecting Film Independent Intensely Know Lifetime Responded Television Up Viewers Weren]
The film industry is about saying 'no' to people, and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer. James Cameron
[ Answer Cannot Film Industry Inherently Saying Take]
I rent houses in LA when I'm filming. I find the isolation there terrifying. There's nowhere to go, there's nowhere to be with people. I'm not a beach bunny. Kathleen Turner
[ Beach Bunny Filming Find Go Houses Isolation La Nowhere Rent Terrifying]
I did some writing and bought a book, and have been working on that as a film to act and direct in. Dustin Hoffman
[ Act Been Book Bought Did Direct Film Some Working Writing]
People do more important jobs than acting in film that should be recognised, but for some reason it's big money, so people are elevated in status. If I was a bus driver, I'm sure you wouldn't be interviewing me. Adam Garcia
[ Acting Big Bus Driver Elevated Film Important Interviewing Jobs Money More Reason Recognised Should Some Status Sure Than]
It's an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It's like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can't take that lightly. Emily Watson
[ Actor Camera Film Heart Incredible Into Lightly Look Looking Privilege Right Take]
The technology available for film-making now is incredible, but I am a big believer that it's all in the story. Robert Redford
[ Am Available Believer Big Film-Making Incredible Now Story Technology]
Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film. Yahoo Serious
[ After Budget Cobbled Doing Effects Everything Film Finally Finance Low Our Physically Raising Special Starting Three Together Years]
Fahrenheit 9/11 took public domain information that should have been on the news every night and put it in a film that a lot of people went to see. But still Bush has never had to answer those charges. John Sayles
[ Answer Been Bush Charges Domain Every Film Had Information Lot Never News Night Public Put See Should Still Those Took Went]
This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation. Walter Murch
[ Along Applies Delicacy Doing Editing Film Finding Get Half Job Jobs Just Many Other Situation Tuning Ways Yourself]
In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me - they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man. David Strathairn
[ Am Because Bedrock Constitutional Democracy Drawn Essential Film George Important Inspire Issues Kinds Man Populace Presents Responsible Rights Stories Those Vital Whoever]
I think that the change began... I made a film a few years ago called The Spitfire Grill, and that didn't make much money either, but it was a good film and an independent film. Ellen Burstyn
[ Ago Began Called Change Either Few Film Good Grill Independent Made Make Money Much Spitfire Think Years]
Ford didn't know what to do with Mister Roberts that wasn't repeating what was successful in New York. He was trying to do things to the play that would be his in the film. Henry Fonda
[ Film Ford His Know Mister New Play Repeating Roberts Successful Things Trying Would York]
I'm not so sure that younger people today really appreciate the enormous bravery that went into the creation and production of that film, or how important a film at the time it really was. Rod Steiger
[ Appreciate Bravery Creation Enormous Film How Important Into Production Really Sure Time Today Went Younger]
I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording. Richard O'Brien
[ Able Also Areas Been Creative Different Film Given Into Lucky Music Recording Still Television Theatre Very Whatever Whether Which]
One might have thought that the most significant change in the film industry that would come about with a transition from the communist economy to capitalism would fundamentally concern the sources of funding. Andrzej Wajda
[ Capitalism Change Come Communist Concern Economy Film Fundamentally Funding Industry Might Most Significant Sources Thought Transition Would]
The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure. Sydney Pollack
[ Failure Film Make Reasons Sometimes Very]
You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film. Arthur Erickson
[ Building Cannot Comprehend Convey Experience Film Nor Photographs See]
Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office, being told his wife is dying. Then we see him walking the streets, and the story is told in flashback. Arthur Hiller
[ Being Doctor Dying Film Him His Office Opened Originally Ryan See Story Streets Then Told Walking Wife]
I was making films about American society, and it is true that I never felt at home there, except perhaps when my wife and I lived on a farm in the San Fernando Valley. Douglas Sirk
[ American Except Farm Felt Fernando Films Home Lived Making Never Perhaps San Society True Valley Wife]
If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right. Woody Allen Movies
[ Doing Films Know Profit Right Show Something]
So, no, I'm not trying to crack into Hollywood, although I'll make films there if they're good scripts. Ewan McGregor
[ Although Crack Films Good Hollywood Into Make Scripts Trying]
It's so easy to manipulate an audience, but it's nearly always clear that you are being manipulated. I think even people that are not critically attuned are aware of cynical manipulation in film. John Boorman
[ Always Attuned Audience Aware Being Clear Critically Cynical Easy Even Film Manipulate Manipulated Manipulation Nearly Think]
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities. Carter Burwell
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
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. Tim Roth
[ Attached Close Come Credits Films Finance Find Generally Hit Know Money Point Producer Producers Producing Raise Screen Scripts Take Them Time Try Usually]
Well, TV series tie you up. You can't do films while you're doing a TV series. Noah Hathaway
[ Doing Films Series Tie Tv Up Well While]
I've done scenes in films that I felt like the performance was better in certain takes, but they couldn't use them because it didn't match what the person was doing when they came around and the camera was on them. David Morse
[ Around Because Better Came Camera Certain Doing Done Felt Films Match Performance Person Scenes Takes Them Use]
In fact, 95% of the people in my films have been nothing less than a pleasure to work with. Guy Ritchie
[ Been Fact Films Less Nothing Pleasure Than Work]
I was very fortunate in having David Fincher, the director come to me. Now I've seen the finished product, I feel that every bit of the nine months we spent on the film was worth it. Dwight Yoakam
[ Bit Come David Director Every Feel Film Finished Fortunate Having Months Nine Now Product Seen Spent Very Worth]
So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don't respect their intelligence. Eriq La Salle
[ Amount Audiences Films Hollywood Important Intelligence Most Respect Their Toward Treated]
In most films music is brought in at the end, after the picture is more or less locked, to amplify the emotions the filmmaker wants you to feel. Ken Burns
[ After Amplify Brought Emotions End Feel Filmmaker Films Less Locked More Most Music Picture Wants]
Traffic is one of the most powerful films to come out in recent years. It blew me away. Mary Hart
[ Away Blew Come Films Most Out Powerful Recent Traffic Years]
I had to go and sing with the musical director of the film, Simon Lee, who is just incredible, and it went great. I sang with him about five things, things we'd worked on. And then I went to sing for Andrew Lloyd Weber. Gerard Butler
[ Andrew Director Film Five Go Great Had Him Incredible Just Lee Lloyd Musical Sang Simon Sing Then Things Went Worked]
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad. Samuel Goldwyn Movies
[ Bad Film Just Makes Screen Twice Wide]
When a documentary filmmaker, working in the style that I do, suggests that there has been a shooting ratio of 40 hours to every one hour of finished film, that doesn't mean that the other 39 are bad. Ken Burns
[ Bad Been Documentary Every Film Filmmaker Finished Hour Hours Mean Other Ratio Shooting Style Suggests Working]
I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope. Atom Egoyan
[ Any Dealing Deals Family Film Inherently Look Our Presented Question Scope Sense Smallest Social Society Some Themes Think Unit Which]
Hard Day's Night was one of those great films that will never happen again to anyone in their lifetime. UA were in profit before we'd even finished shooting - The advance sales on the album - the film was out before the album was out was more than it cost UA to make the film. Richard Lester
[ Advance Again Album Anyone Before Cost Day Even Film Films Finished Great Happen Hard Lifetime Make More Never Night Out Profit Sales Shooting Than Their Those Were Will]
What is generally referred to as American-style films are, in fact, studio productions. Wim Wenders
[ American-Style Fact Films Generally Productions Referred Studio]
Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films. Atom Egoyan
[ American Asks Because Career Dream Films Hitchcock Independent Never Now Presents Production Right Schizophrenic See Showing Them Totally Work Would]
Well that's the point: People don't normally take away things from films anymore. You go and see a $100 million film, half an hour later, your biggest concern is what are you going to be eating. Eriq La Salle
[ Anymore Away Biggest Concern Eating Film Films Go Going Half Hour Later Million Normally Point See Take Things Well Your]
Well physically preparing for the role, definitely and then continuing to stay physically fit throughout filming, getting up, 4.00 4.30 in the morning. Brandon Routh
[ Continuing Definitely Filming Fit Getting Morning Physically Preparing Role Stay Then Throughout Up Well]
For a London play, rehearsal time would be four weeks for the entire show. In films, I'd spend six weeks on the big dance numbers to get them perfect before the actual shooting. Jessie Matthews
[ Actual Before Big Dance Entire Films Four Get London Numbers Perfect Play Rehearsal Shooting Show Six Spend Them Time Weeks Would]
My main aim has always been to do good quality films with roles that have some substance. With Power and Beauty there were loads of things that I liked about the movie, which made me opt for it. Natasha Henstridge
[ Aim Always Beauty Been Films Good Liked Loads Made Main Movie Opt Power Quality Roles Some Substance Things Were Which]
In truth, making films doesn't feel like hard work because I always have such a good time doing it. Christian Slater
[ Always Because Doing Feel Films Good Hard Making Such Time Truth Work]
I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do. Jonathan Demme
[ Able Amazing Care Chance Deals Feelings Film Had High Imaginative Make Real Really Strong Stuff Thing Tremendously Very Way]
And I'm hoping that over the next 20, 50 years, whatever, the mystique of television and film and all that will diminish somewhat, and people will leave us alone to get on with our jobs. Erika Slezak
[ Alone Diminish Film Get Hoping Jobs Leave Mystique Next Our Over Somewhat Television Us Whatever Will Years]
War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography, I would imagine it becomes more difficult. Adrien Brody
[ Becomes Chaotic Choreography Difficult Film Having Imagine Larger Lot More Protocols Safety Scale Start War Would]
The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed. Meryl Streep
[ Based Being Chose Did Filmed Movies Reason Were Where]
Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films. But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market. Marc Davis
[ Banks Deal Dependent Disney Films Foreign Gave Great Had Heavily Him Made Market Money Next Snow Such Three White]
That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry to be able to spin in those different mediums, with television, film and the stage - at this stage of the game. Blair Underwood
[ Able Different Film Game Grateful Industry Mediums Most Spin Stage Television Thing Those]
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. Douglas Trumbull
[ Computer Consultants Controls Design Designed Film Ibm Kubrick Layout Screens Were Working]
I believe I'm doing the right thing in trying to step away from that and to take chances and work on little independent films and do stuff like that wild dance scene. Patrick Warburton
[ Away Believe Chances Dance Doing Films Independent Little Right Scene Step Stuff Take Thing Trying Wild Work]
I believe that the story is the most important element of any medium whether it's theater, film, TV. Chad Lowe
[ Any Believe Element Film Important Medium Most Story Theater Tv Whether]
But that's something that I like about scoring film: it makes me reach out of the parameters of my self, it requires me to do things musically that I wouldn't normally do left to my own devices. Jim Coleman
[ Devices Film Left Makes Musically Normally Out Own Parameters Reach Requires Scoring Self Something Things]
Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box. Dirk Benedict
[ Being Box Business Consistent Film Hollywood Mainstream Place Takes Thinking Today]
You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film. Patrick Swayze
[ Bodies Capture Chance Concert Dancers Film Get Into Last Leotards Magic Our Pregnant Shape Us]
Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago. Liam Neeson
[ Ago Duty Festival Few Film Jury Well Years]
I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre. Paul Haggis
[ Answers Anybody Ask Film Filmmakers Give Good Job Leave Makes Questions Theatre Think Though Yourself]
All I could think of was we were about to start filming for the last final weeks of the TV show and here I am in the hospital, so I missed the final weeks, and a couple days later, sore stomach and all I got on the horse we started filming. David Selby
[ Am Could Couple Days Filming Final Got Here Horse Hospital Last Later Missed Show Sore Start Started Stomach Think Tv Weeks Were]
This generation of filmmakers is very good. They're seasoned, for some reason. Dennis Farina
[ Filmmakers Generation Good Reason Seasoned Some Very]
My plan was to stay in Canada to make films. Ted Kotcheff
[ Canada Films Make Plan Stay]
Film, therefore, is part of society, not distant from it, easy to experience for people regardless of class. Mark Poster
[ Class Distant Easy Experience Film Part Regardless Society Therefore]
You're talking to somebody who two years ago couldn't figure out how to use e-mail and who now has carpal tunnel. It has totally changed in that these films would not be getting out to people the way they're getting out without the Internet. Robert Greenwald
[ Ago Changed E-Mail Figure Films Getting How Internet Now Out Somebody Talking These Totally Tunnel Two Use Way Without Would Years]
It begins and ends with money. It's absurd in this day and age when we need so much money for education, health, for people, that a $100 million dollars can be spent on a film. It's obscene. Kathleen Turner
[ Absurd Age Begins Day Dollars Education Ends Film Health Million Money Much Need Obscene Spent]
Documentaries have always inspired me in narrative filmmaking. Griffin Dunne
[ Always Documentaries Filmmaking Inspired Narrative]
I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want. Robert Carlyle
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
I didn't really discover yakuza films until about five or six years ago. John Foster
[ Ago Discover Films Five Really Six Until Years]
I also love Disney, and will defend doing so, because there's so much in those films and I don't care if it's stereotyped. Tanith Lee
[ Also Because Care Defend Disney Doing Films Love Much Stereotyped Those Will]
If it's stage, the two most important artists are the actor and the playwright. If it's film, THE most important person is the director. The director says where the camera goes. Brad Dourif
[ Actor Artists Camera Director Film Goes Important Most Person Playwright Says Stage Two Where]
As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary. Sylvia Kristel
[ Actors Advantage Being Director Editor Film Other Painter Percent Responsible Solitary Yourself]
Filmmaking is such a collaborative medium. Daryl Hannah
[ Collaborative Filmmaking Medium Such]
All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film. Harvey Keitel
[ Actor Actors Beautiful Did Does Exaggerating Film His Job Know Knows Most Part Say Should Vince Wonderful Work Young]
I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That's what I like the most. Jerry Goldsmith
[ Action Basically Choice Film Films Intimate Just Most Quiet Relationships Small Variety]
We don't have a lot of class-conscious filmmaking. Roger Ebert
[ Filmmaking Lot]
In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story. David Morse
[ Characters Community Film Important Independent Involve More Smaller Stories Story Tend]
The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure. Francois Truffaut
[ Adventure Artists Camera Civil Constitutes Directed Film Servants Shooting Thrilling Tomorrow Whom Will Wonderful]
And yet I think The White Cliffs of Dover one of my best films. Irene Dunne
[ Best Cliffs Dover Films Think White Yet]
There's no point in making a film out of a great book. The book's already great. What's the point? Neil Jordan
[ Already Book Film Great Making Out Point]
Well, you know I have an office, my film offices. So I know that syndrome. I fancy offices, so there must be something wrong with me. Even the window cleaner intrigues me. It's a very sexy environment. Hugh Grant
[ Cleaner Environment Even Fancy Film Intrigues Know Must Office Offices Sexy Something Syndrome Very Well Window Wrong]
But filming is good for you, because the crew isn't allowed to laugh. You can't get addicted to getting the laugh. Ben Kingsley
[ Addicted Allowed Because Crew Filming Get Getting Good Laugh]
I didn't know I was doing film noir, I thought they were detective stories with low lighting! Marie Windsor
[ Detective Doing Film Know Lighting Low Noir Stories Thought Were]
Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs. Ralph Bakshi
[ Actions Animated Canned Emotions Films Hand Most Music Sighs Watched]
For me, the film has to be incredibly bad to make me want to pack up and leave. Jacques Rivette
[ Bad Film Incredibly Leave Make Pack Up Want]
You learn real early to make a film and then duck, and basically that's how I go about it. Alan Rudolph
[ Basically Duck Early Film Go How Learn Make Real Then]
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England. Minnie Driver
[ Ashamed England Filmmaking Love Say Sort Vilified]
Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are. Robert Bresson
[ Appear Films Made Only Them Those Using Will]
I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they're missing the key element. Herb Ritts
[ Along Camera Computer Concerned Days Effects Element Even Film Go Having Key Lenses Lot Missing Right Special These Think Time]
I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all. Jennifer Sky
[ Attitude Came Change Character Charlie Did Expected Film Good Happy-Go-Lucky House Into She Slowly Started Then Things Think Us Very Went Which]
With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life. Bruce Beresford
[ Author Best Bring Characters Film Intentions Life Try Understand]
When I do the music, I make the musicians listen to what's happening in the film. That way they treat the dialogue as if it was a singer. Mike Figgis
[ Dialogue Film Happening Listen Make Music Musicians Singer Treat Way]
Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic. Sofia Coppola
[ Artistic Business Creative Everyone Family Film Important Knew Wanted]
The idea of working with Steven Spielberg was very attractive. He's such a master. He knows the language of the camera and of filmmaking, which gives him a great freedom. Max von Sydow
[ Attractive Camera Filmmaking Freedom Gives Great Him Idea Knows Language Master Spielberg Steven Such Very Which Working]
I'm not a big slasher film fan. David Naughton
[ Big Fan Film Slasher]
Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album - and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film. Phil Collins
[ Album Could Doing Each Film Finishing Genesis Just Nothing Now Off Project Then Thing Time]
I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs. Satyajit Ray
[ Back Because Bring Costs Cover Directors Even Films Home India Manage Once Outside Quite Safer Shown Their Think Work]
David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He's incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Articulate Collaborator David Director Easy Everything Extraordinarily Film Great Incredibly Knowledgeable Thought Work Would Writing]
I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control. Claude Chabrol
[ Black Color Colors Control Easier Film Films Inside Making Much Natural Prefer Shooting Studio Surroundings Where White]
I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films. Jonathan Demme
[ Documentaries Films Hitchcock Making More Performance Sense Stop Them Think]
What I mean is that today's films lay lot of emphasis on glamour and associated emotions. Rajendra Prasad
[ Associated Emotions Emphasis Films Glamour Lay Lot Mean Today]
My creative partner is a writer, and he's got an executive producing credit on this film. We've made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer. Taylor Hackford
[ Creative Credit Executive Film Films Got Impact Made Never Partner Producing Three Together Underestimate Would Writer]
The biggest challenge was trying to convey the story of the making of a film that isn't finished yet - and which won't be finished until the third film, The Return of the King, reaches our cinemas towards the end of 2003! Brian Sibley
[ Biggest Challenge Cinemas Convey End Film Finished King Making Our Reaches Return Story Third Towards Trying Until Which Won Yet]
When it comes to films, people often don't differentiate between the message of a bad central character and the message of the film itself. They are two separate things. Christian Bale
[ Bad Between Central Character Comes Differentiate Film Films Itself Message Often Separate Things Two]
I chose films made by people I wanted to work with, about subject matter I thought was intriguing. Ed Harris
[ Chose Films Intriguing Made Matter Subject Thought Wanted Work]
When you are making the one you are doing, you think it is the greatest film going. And then you do another one and it is a great film. Nick Nolte
[ Another Doing Film Going Great Greatest Making Then Think]
I did a film about the Zodiac Killer. It turned out well. Robin Tunney
[ Did Film Killer Out Turned Well]
My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker. Robert Wise
[ Filmmaker Got Passion Patience Perseverance Ps Three]
It's a word called symbiotic, you send the messages and it comes back in return. Together, it's a wonderful thing, it's why television is so great and film can never reach. Robert Stack
[ Back Called Comes Film Great Messages Never Reach Return Send Symbiotic Television Thing Together Why Wonderful Word]
This fall I'm doing something I've never done before. I'm starring in a film, an independent film. Michael W. Smith
[ Before Doing Done Fall Film Independent Never Something Starring]
The films that I've done before were original stories most of the time, I did two adaptations before this, but they were mostly original stories where I had complete freedom to evolve in the direction I wanted. Walter Salles
[ Adaptations Before Complete Did Direction Done Evolve Films Freedom Had Most Mostly Original Stories Time Two Wanted Were Where]
We're under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film. Ann Macbeth
[ Agreeing Arts Council Development Difficulty Film Fund Great Industrial Minister Over Should Terms Under]
In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary, violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors. John Turturro
[ Character Corners Crazed Directors Exposed Film First Five Lot Played Scary Very Violent]
It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all. Glenn Close
[ Attached Big Bigger Control Films Get Gotten Important Made Make Name Names Out Smaller Taking Without Won Worry]
In many ways, it is very real, because I sat there for 9 days, and it was constantly happening, and that was the 9 days of making the film. But you can't say that it's 100% true, because there are places where I've been intrusive and interfered. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Because Been Constantly Days Film Happening Interfered Intrusive Making Many Places Real Sat Say True Very Ways Where]
I have always believed that there is a need for life-affirming films. Anthony Minghella
[ Always Believed Films Need]
I like to do all kinds of films. Pam Grier
[ Films Kinds]
Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today. Uwe Boll
[ Alone Better Dead Film Horror House Most Movies Much Out Than Today]
Scream was great for what it was. For a horror film, it was intelligent, it was funny, it took a laugh at itself. Neve Campbell
[ Film Funny Great Horror Intelligent Itself Laugh Scream Took]
You get to the middle of a take that's going really well and the camera will run out of film. They have to stop you, apologize and then you've got to get things going all over again. David Morse
[ Again Apologize Camera Film Get Going Got Middle Out Over Really Run Stop Take Then Things Well Will]
There aren't many American directors here trying to direct a Japanese yakuza film. When you combine that with the fact that I don't speak much Japanese and this was an independent film I was financing myself - people were curious about what I was doing. John Foster
[ American Combine Curious Direct Directors Doing Fact Film Financing Here Independent Japanese Many Much Myself Speak Trying Were]
In LA I was watching At the Movies with Ebert and Roper, it was, nice to see them differentiate between the subject matter and the art form of making the film, and they both gave it thumbs up, and I was kind of pleased at their honesty as far as reviewers go. Michael Berryman
[ Art Between Both Differentiate Ebert Far Film Form Gave Go Honesty Kind La Making Matter Movies Nice Pleased Reviewers See Subject Their Them Thumbs Up Watching]
There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we were filming in this large house, which was used for troubled children. You'd go in and find walls had been burnt down. The building was charged with this history and it stayed with us throughout the filming. Beatrice Dalle
[ Atmosphere Because Been Building Burnt Charged Children Down Filming Find Go Had History House Large Set Stayed Strange Throughout Troubled Us Used Walls Were Which]
In film, you are a totally different person than in the video. Aaliyah
[ Different Film Person Than Totally Video]
Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century, and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a slightly corrupted artform. They fit this century - they combine Art and business! Roger Corman
[ Art Artform Business Century Combine Corrupted Fact Films Fit Form Motion Pictures Reasons Slightly]
I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film. But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release, we couldn't get all the money we needed. We had to get some money from television. So we said, ok, let's do it both ways. So we did it in four parts. Bille August
[ Both Did Feature Film Finance Four Get Had Jerusalem Make Money Needed Ok Only Parts Release Said Some Television Theatrical Through Wanted Ways]
And that's another reason to make this movie: We can put plays on film now, at a relatively small cost, and they will reach an audience they would never have reached otherwise. Dustin Hoffman
[ Another Audience Cost Film Make Movie Never Now Otherwise Plays Put Reach Reached Reason Relatively Small Will Would]
I like to work. I enjoy once a year, doing a film. Hope Davis
[ Doing Enjoy Film Once Work Year]
Hollywood usually doesn't have strong woman in films like that, and it's stupid, so for the most part they're usually being directed and written by men. Ryan Gosling
[ Being Directed Films Hollywood Men Most Part Strong Stupid Usually Woman Written]
And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before. Joel Coen
[ Away Back Before Cut Film First Get Go Gradually Home Just Maybe Open Put Roughest See Somewhere Spot Then Time Together Toward Tub Up Veins Want Warm Way Were Works Your]
I just have more fun when I get to try new things - and the action film genre has kind of painted itself into a corner, copied itself so many times and it has basically run out of bad buys. Bruce Willis
[ Action Bad Basically Buys Copied Corner Film Fun Genre Get Into Itself Just Kind Many More New Out Painted Run Things Times Try]
I hate to look at myself in a mirror, and I never go and see films. Ursula Andress
[ Films Go Hate Look Mirror Myself Never See]
What I remember myself from films, and what I love about films, is specific scenes and characters. Harmony Korine
[ Characters Films Love Myself Remember Scenes Specific]
I think the job of movie reviewing can be really tough. If a film has layers that need to be thought about, it's easy to get missed the first time around. Roland Joffe
[ Around Easy Film First Get Job Layers Missed Movie Need Really Reviewing Think Thought Time Tough]
I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium. Danny Elfman
[ Comes Composer Director Film Head Interpret Kind Medium Out Psychic Through Trying]
It makes it difficult to decide which to go see, since no film about say, some tragic genocide in Africa is going to get a bad review even if it's poorly made. Terry Zwigoff
[ Africa Bad Decide Difficult Even Film Genocide Get Go Going Made Makes Poorly Review Say See Since Some Tragic Which]
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism. Wim Wenders
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys. Bruce Willis
[ Action Bad Come Film Genre Gonna Guys New Some Up]
Our music over the years has been very cinematic. It's surprising we never really got into film soundtracks. Martin Gore
[ Been Cinematic Film Got Into Music Never Our Over Really Soundtracks Surprising Very Years]
One movie is only one movie. I want to have a lifetime of making films. Sam Mendes
[ Films Lifetime Making Movie Only Want]
Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding. Andrzej Wajda
[ Better Committees Deciding Established Even Film Funding Separate State Two Were]
There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky. Julie Christie
[ Aspect Because Bit Feminist Films Refused Some Were]
I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself. John Schlesinger
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
It certainly made a film writing career for me. Buck Henry
[ Career Certainly Film Made Writing]
Technical skill counts for nothing if it is used only to manufacture films which have little to do with humanity. Edward Dmytryk
[ Counts Films Humanity Little Manufacture Nothing Only Skill Technical Used Which]
Live television drama was like live theater, because you moved without thinking about the camera. It followed you around. In film you have to be more aware of what the camera is doing. Louise Fletcher
[ Around Aware Because Camera Doing Drama Film Followed Live More Moved Television Theater Thinking Without]
I am much more involved in the filmmaking experience on Mag Seven. I'm much more involved in story elements, casting decisions, the writing of the show, the blocking of the scenes. Michael Biehn
[ Am Blocking Casting Decisions Elements Experience Filmmaking Involved More Much Scenes Seven Show Story Writing]
As we were leaving the Huron camp, it was awkward filming. I think that the Huron watching us was there to create tension - maybe we wouldn't get out. Nothing complicated. Madeleine Stowe
[ Awkward Camp Complicated Create Filming Get Leaving Maybe Nothing Out Tension Think Us Watching Were]
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures. Don Johnson
[ Been Commercial Even Failures Films Find Haven Made Particularly Some Them Though]
I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing. Jason Mewes
[ Attention Filmmaker Pay Really Thing]
The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue. Omar Epps
[ Each Ensure Film Going Make Only Open Put Sell Smith Spots Sure Theaters Top Venue Way Will]
Restoration I did because I really loved e novel and I like Michael Hoffman, who directed it, but it wasn't a really challenging part for me. I'm not critical of the film: I just don't think I gave a very interesting performance. David Thewlis
[ Because Challenging Critical Did Directed Film Gave Hoffman Interesting Just Loved Michael Novel Part Performance Really Restoration Think Very]
I like films to be complete in their written form. Patrice Leconte
[ Complete Films Form Their Written]
Being a kid growing up with Kurosawa films and watching Sergio Leone movies just made me love what it could do to you, and how it could influence you - make you dream. Antoine Fuqua
[ Being Could Dream Films Growing How Influence Just Kid Kurosawa Leone Leone Love Made Make Movies Sergio Up Watching]
I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice. Brion James
[ Character Did Films Never Over Same Seen Shows Television Twice]
I think it will bring back discussion about Columbine. When Columbine happened it was the topic of the week, and we shouldn't have just moved on to something else. Whether people like the film or not, it's going to make them think about what happened. John Robinson
[ Back Bring Discussion Else Film Going Happened Just Make Moved Something Them Think Topic Week Whether Will]
When you are modelling, you are creating a picture, a still life, perhaps something like a silent film. You convey emotion but you are only using your body. Helena Christensen
[ Body Convey Creating Emotion Film Life Modelling Only Perhaps Picture Silent Something Still Using Your]
Because you're telling a story, and I'm sure people fifty years ago would tell the same story differently if they were telling it to you today. Because the time is different. The film is the work of today's audience. Dennis Muren
[ Ago Audience Because Different Differently Fifty Film Same Story Sure Tell Telling Time Today Were Work Would Years]
If you're sitting in your minivan, playing your computer animated films for your children in the back seat, is it the animation that's entertaining you as you drive and listen? No, it's the storytelling. That's why we put so much importance on story. No amount of great animation will save a bad story. John Lasseter
[ Amount Animated Animation Back Bad Children Computer Drive Entertaining Films Great Importance Listen Much Playing Put Save Seat Sitting Story Storytelling Why Will Your]
I'm in the process of working out an arrangement to make some very, very, very small films in the midst of all these films and maybe that will help. But you get tired of talking. You just want to do it. Steven Soderbergh
[ Arrangement Films Get Help Just Make Maybe Midst Out Process Small Some Talking These Tired Very Want Will Working]
The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it. Thomas Dolby
[ Amount Cable Companies Computer Designers Enormous Ensure Fact Film Game Going Hardware Know Make Manufacturers Marches Money Studios Thing]
The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady. Richard M. Nixon
[ Carpet Film First Forever Frame Frozen Green His House Lady Lawn Leaden Memory Moment New President Red Scene Sky White]
Having had that experience... I think, what modern culture wants to see is the relationship with the woman. I don't think you can tell a story on film nowadays where the woman simply is there for the man when he decides to settle down. Tom Selleck
[ Culture Decides Down Experience Film Had Having Man Modern Nowadays Relationship See Settle Simply Story Tell Think Wants Where Woman]
CGI is done after the film is done. It's through the computer. Most of the film is not computer-generated special effects. Most of it is that creature that is in the room with you. Sanaa Lathan
[ After Cgi Computer Creature Done Effects Film Most Room Special Through]
When I see a film I've finished, it's like another person made it. Like another mind. Dario Argento
[ Another Film Finished Made Mind Person See]
I think it's easier to make a film with 200 million dollars than 960 grand. Matthew Vaughn
[ Dollars Easier Film Grand Make Million Than Think]
The film's success so far involves winning a couple of prizes at Cannes and Sundance, and getting some very nice reviews in newspapers and magazines. That hasn't had a big impact on my life yet. Harvey Pekar
[ Big Cannes Couple Far Film Getting Had Hasn Impact Involves Life Magazines Newspapers Nice Prizes Reviews Some Success Sundance Very Winning Yet]
We're given the springboard of the text, a plane ticket, told to report to Alabama, and there's a group of people all ready to make a film and it's a marvelous life. Albert Finney
[ Alabama Film Given Group Life Make Marvelous Plane Ready Report Springboard Text Ticket Told]
I love caper films. Steven Soderbergh
[ Films Love]
Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident. Bill Sienkiewicz
[ Being Bright Directed Everything Evident Film Flat Godfather Gray James Lighting Lit Look Minimal Movie Opposed Pin Something Where]
I went back to film work after Dobie. I went back to film work after Dobie. Dwayne Hickman
[ After Back Film Went Work]
In 2003, I had the pleasure of acting in three films. Janine Turner
[ Acting Films Had Pleasure Three]
All I wanted with that film was to represent the possibility that there might be normal people who are Muslim or Arab with the same fears, responsibilities, hopes. Tony Shalhoub
[ Arab Fears Film Hopes Might Muslim Normal Possibility Represent Responsibilities Same Wanted]
The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently, but when I put them all together, there are things that echo through them like the dialogue repeats; the situation is always the same, the way they're shot is very simple and the same. Jim Jarmusch
[ Always Dialogue Echo Exist Films Independently Intention Put Repeats Same Shoot Short Shorts Shot Simple Situation Them Things Through Together Very Way]
European films were what it was about for me - the sensations I needed, the depth, the storytelling, the characters, the directors, and the freedom that you can't really find in American films. Charlotte Rampling
[ American Characters Depth Directors European Films Find Freedom Needed Really Sensations Storytelling Were]
This is unexposed film of Greenwich Village because nothing ever happens there. Weegee
[ Because Ever Film Greenwich Happens Nothing Village]
Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film. Alex Cox
[ Another Back Film Go Happy Japan Make Mexico Yeah]
I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody, they can't. But what they have to be is recognisable. I don't equate myself with a master painter, but I think you can recognise my films. Kevin Costner
[ Equate Everybody Films Glad Going Master Movies Myself Painter Please Recognisable Recognise Think]
Life came in and put me in front of the camera before I could really make a decision, but I think I probably would have gravitated to film. Elisabeth Rohm
[ Before Came Camera Could Decision Film Front Gravitated Life Make Probably Put Really Think Would]
I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn't have the pressure they have if the word wasn't out about how expensive they were. Ted Demme
[ Because Bit Expensive Filmmakers Films How Larger Little Note Out Pressure Should Start Studios Think Tuck Were Word]
I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker. Darren Aronofsky
[ Filmmaker Independent Night Office Realized Sitting Sleep]
The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible. Tom Cruise
[ Actors Always Charge Cheques Everything Film-Making Give Hard Own Responsible Sign Take Tell Thing Why Work Young Your]
I really liked doing a number of the projects and directors, and etc., etc., I knew about half-way through that I would never be doing that again. It's just not me. I really am happy as a part-time film composer, not a full-time film composer. Danny Elfman
[ Again Am Composer Directors Doing Etc Film Full-Time Half-Way Happy Just Knew Liked Never Number Part-Time Projects Really Through Would]
I wanted to write a film and I thought the best way to do so was to train myself within the field... It was just like a cycle of people trying to make it, not making it, doing extra work, and it was pretty depressing in the end. Michelle Rodriguez
[ Best Cycle Depressing Doing End Extra Field Film Just Make Making Myself Pretty Thought Train Trying Wanted Way Within Work Write]
Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire. Anil Kapoor
[ Big Everyone Film Goes Hit Sometimes Starts Thinking Would]
For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food! Nigel Dennis
[ Bottom Cottage Few Film First Food Fridge Friend Garden Lived Much Often Plenty Rented Tiny Too Years]
Right now I just finished writing the music for a Rugrats feature film and the third week of September I go to London, and the Orchestra is going to perform the score. Mark Mothersbaugh
[ Feature Film Finished Go Going Just London Music Now Orchestra Perform Right Score September Third Week Writing]
No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite. Federico Fellini
[ Although Best Could Critic Film Itself Make More Say Than Their Think Us Writing]
My goal is to make as many films as possible about different aspects of American life. Frederick Wiseman
[ American Aspects Different Films Goal Life Make Many Possible]
I write box notes for Kino International, which specializes in distributing foreign films. Bruce Bennett
[ Box Distributing Films Foreign International Notes Which Write]
Well, I think that a lot of times when you're working on a film, there aren't really opportunities to get to know all the people you have to work with. Alexis Bledel
[ Film Get Know Lot Opportunities Really Think Times Well Work Working]
I don't make films to win prizes. I make films to make films. Norman Jewison
[ Films Make Prizes Win]
Ultimately, it has been a struggle- but I was in Minneapolis and Austin a couple of weeks ago, sitting in theaters with complete strangers watching this weird movie that Kirk and I thought up and I was excited to be making film. Donal Logue
[ Ago Austin Been Complete Couple Excited Film Kirk Making Minneapolis Movie Sitting Strangers Theaters Thought Ultimately Up Watching Weeks Weird]
The film Punch - Drunk Love is how you see the world when you're in love. You don't see somebody's psychological baggage necessarily, you see the person walking out of the light. Emily Watson
[ Baggage Drunk Film How Light Love Necessarily Out Person Psychological Punch See Somebody Walking World]
The King and Queen made the rounds after the film. We were told how we were to respond, and we were in a semi circle in the lounge area of the cinema, they came around after the King, the Queen and both Princesses. Kim Hunter
[ After Area Around Both Came Cinema Circle Film How King Lounge Made Princesses Queen Respond Rounds Semi Told Were]
The lifeblood of my career has been independent film. James Woods
[ Been Career Film Independent Lifeblood]
I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult. Charlie Hunnam
[ Bit Character Dancing Difficult Film Good Little Musical Nicholas Novel Only Personification Playing Script Singing Someone Style Think True Wary Which]
The only difference from one $100 million budget film to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it. Dirk Benedict
[ Another Box Budget Difference Film Getting Million Only Stars Which]
You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if you've seen my earlier films, but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human, how my philosophy has evolved. David Cronenberg
[ Develop Earlier Evolved Filmmaker Films How Human Kind Learn Only Philosophy Seeing Seen]
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders. Robin Tunney
[ Director Failure Film Shoulders Strictly Success]
Film people are coming into TV, because they can't get any work. Delta Burke
[ Any Because Coming Film Get Into Tv Work]
Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important. Mae West
[ Allowed Anymore Censorship Dignity Doing Films Important Just Necessary Now Right Saying Things Think Very]
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing? Samuel Goldwyn Movies
[ Bad Films Go Home Money Nothing Out Pay See Should Stay Television Why]
Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America work for commercial crews and then have their own projects when they've got enough money saved up to do so. Ann Macbeth
[ America Britain Commercial Crews Enough Filmmakers Got Independent Money Most North Own Projects Saved Their Then Up Work]
Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don't have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective. Keanu Reeves
[ Ability Away Back Chord Come Deeper Film Go Life Live Make Months Much Objective Sometimes Speak Struck Then Three Yet Your]
I think you get in trouble if you make experimental big studio films. Richard Linklater
[ Big Experimental Films Get Make Studio Think Trouble]
When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive. The most important thing in the end is survival and being able to get to your next picture. George Lucas
[ Able Beginning Being Desperate End Film Get Important Maker Most Next Picture Survival Survive Thing Your]
At the end of Requiem all I wanted to do was get a DV camera and just do a small film. But then the hunger comes back. Darren Aronofsky
[ Back Camera Comes End Film Get Hunger Just Small Then Wanted]
I want to direct films, because I am a painter and a sculptor and I've done a lot of writing. Xander Berkeley
[ Am Because Direct Done Films Lot Painter Sculptor Want Writing]
My guess is that if they now choose to change of director for every other film, it's just because you can't really change the formula, you can merely try to film it your way. Guy Hamilton
[ Because Change Choose Director Every Film Formula Guess Just Merely Now Other Really Try Way Your]
An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Award Awards Because Consider Creating Distance Feels Filmmaker Get Great Lot Means Obsessed Oscar Some Things Think Ultimate]
I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing? Dyan Cannon
[ Am Asked Bottles Caught Deodorant Doing Film Go Going Greece Jail Make Much Questions Stuff Thought Threw Trying]
I like the fact that major studios have been attempting horror films recently. Richard King
[ Attempting Been Fact Films Horror Major Recently Studios]
For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful. Michael Apted
[ Beautiful Because Been Better Change Doing Film Films Kind More Much Technology Them Useful]
The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience. Sanjay Dutt
[ Aimed Audience Dances Family Film Romance Songs]
On Saturday afternoons, there was a film, of course, and then we did about four shows between the films. And I would do a tap dance, a little military tap. Barbara Cook
[ Afternoons Between Course Dance Did Film Films Four Little Military Saturday Shows Tap Then Would]
I like the platform to show your art and everything that goes along with that. To show your voice and hopefully find films that are more politically driven, films that maybe inspire. Antoine Fuqua
[ Along Art Driven Everything Films Find Goes Hopefully Inspire Maybe More Platform Politically Show Voice Your]
I realize I'm a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, TV and theatre, and the fact that I'm able to make a living at it staggers me. Eric Stoltz
[ Able Fact Films Living Love Lucky Make Man Realize Staggers Theatre Tv Very]
I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film. George Clooney
[ Actor Drinking Film Had Method Spent Training Years]
Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head. In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to convey the intended effect. Jeff Vandermeer
[ Convey Effect Enough Fiction Film Fixes Head Hope Image Intended Just Precise Viewer Visual]
When I'm shooting a film, I don't look at playback. I don't go and do a scene and then hurry up and watch what I just did. I never look at it so I haven't seen any of it. Andre Benjamin
[ Any Did Film Go Haven Hurry Just Look Never Scene Seen Shooting Then Up Watch]
People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag. Christopher Meloni
[ Again Another Become Big Blue Clerk Come Cop Days Dog Effeminate Fear Film Hired Hotel Indie Know Las Loathing Monkeys Nypd Opposite Place Playing Puppy Quirky Set Shooting Six Terry Then Time Twelve Used Vegas Week Whe]
There is so much to do on a film set. It is an extraordinarily invigorating and wonderful place to be, when things are running well. Ben Kingsley
[ Extraordinarily Film Invigorating Much Place Running Set Things Well Wonderful]
I think I've done pretty well. I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards, so I don't have any complaints. Norman Jewison
[ Any Awards Complaints Done Films Had Movies Nominations Pretty Think Well Won]
Sometimes a director is making three films. Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film in Bombay and he can't leave Madras as some shooting has to be done, so he directs by telephone. The shooting takes place. On schedule. Satyajit Ray
[ Bombay Director Directs Done Film Films Leave Madras Making Perhaps Place Schedule Shooting Some Sometimes Takes Telephone Three]
The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Control Difference Director Doing Editor Film Hands Play Producer]
The director is the only person who knows what the film is about. Satyajit Ray
[ Director Film Knows Only Person]
Doing Tim's film is always going to be the most pleasure. Let me just put it that way. So, without drawing favorites one way or the other, getting back with him and doing Mars Attacks! was certainly a special treat. Danny Elfman
[ Always Attacks Back Certainly Doing Drawing Favorites Film Getting Going Him Just Mars Most Other Pleasure Put Special Tim Treat Way Without]
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it. Bille August
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
I mean when the play was on in New York I was starting to get film offers coming through, and since the film's come out I get offered more than I used to, but it happens incrementally. Patrick Marber
[ Come Coming Film Get Happens Incrementally Mean More New Offered Offers Out Play Since Starting Than Through Used York]
I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers would want to spend two years of his life translating someone else's movie from Spanish into English. And it wasn't such a good film in Spanish, either. Joel Siegel
[ Either Else English Film Filmmakers Good His Idea Into Life Most Movie Original Our Someone Spanish Spend Such Translating Two Want Why Would Years]
Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them. Andrzej Wajda
[ Audiences Cinemas Films Gained Made New Them Wanted Young]
I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference. Jill Bennett
[ Better Day Difference Films Gay Hope Involved Kind Make Myself Out Projects Really Start Things Want Will]
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are. Jim Jarmusch
[ Although Always Characters Critics Films Importance Lack Many Obvious Plot Plots Primary Rather Say Start Than Think Very Which Would]
I don't see me doing $100 million films because $100 million films, the very nature of them, you need to offend as few people as possible just to make your money back. Eriq La Salle
[ Back Because Doing Few Films Just Make Million Money Nature Need Offend Possible See Them Very Your]
My biggest role as director on the film is keeping a sense of the overview - how to cast the movie and shoot it in such a way that it will cut together. And how to design the style and tone. Jay Roach
[ Biggest Cast Cut Design Director Film How Keeping Movie Overview Role Sense Shoot Style Such Together Tone Way Will]
There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand. Sophie Marceau
[ Also Autobiographical Couple Doubt Everyone Film Language Ordinary Portray Same Time Tries Understand]
I never made a film which fully satisfied me. Roman Polanski
[ Film Fully Made Never Satisfied Which]
I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director's importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie. John Frankenheimer
[ Ability Access Because Digital Director Disk Disks Eroding Film Importance Just Mean More Movie Number Onto Practical Put Really Revolution Standpoint Whole]
I didn't go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque, and there it opened up even wider because there I saw a variety of films from all over the world. Jim Jarmusch
[ Because Classes Ended Even Films Go Opened Over Saw Up Variety Wider World]
That's why I like fast film. It gives you more freedom to light more naturally. Conrad Hall
[ Fast Film Freedom Gives Light More Naturally Why]
I don't think that you can be prescriptive about anything, I mean, life is too complicated. Maybe there are novels where the author has not in the least thought about it in terms of film, which can be turned into good films. Paul Auster
[ Anything Author Complicated Film Films Good Into Least Life Maybe Mean Novels Terms Think Thought Too Turned Where Which]
I knew nothing about martial arts. And I don't really like it! But in the film, I not only had to pretend that I knew all about it, I had to be the best at it. That was very difficult. Ziyi Zhang
[ Arts Best Difficult Film Had Knew Martial Nothing Only Pretend Really Very]
Previously the same Polish audiences would have been pressured into seeing cinema made for adults, films made by us about those spheres of life that were significant for us and which should be significant for our society. Andrzej Wajda
[ Adults Audiences Been Cinema Films Into Life Made Our Polish Pressured Previously Same Seeing Should Significant Society Spheres Those Us Were Which Would]
The last three films I've done are about self-immolation. Claire Forlani
[ Done Films Last Three]
Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation. Daniel Day Lewis
[ Being Burden Centre Film First Innocence Take Takes Thereafter Time Trepidation]
There are two kinds of directors: There's the kind where two plus two equals four, and you have to help them figure it out. And then there's the kind that throws you in a room, locks the door, sets the house on fire and films it. Michael Pitt
[ Directors Door Equals Figure Films Fire Four Help House Kind Kinds Locks Out Plus Room Sets Them Then Throws Two Where]
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the greatest films of all time. Laura Dern
[ Films Goes Greatest Mr Smith Time Washington]
I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium. Christopher Eccleston
[ Actor Director Film Medium Really Television Theatre Think Whereas]
The financing of my films has always been international. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Always Been Films Financing International]
I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film. Barbara Hershey
[ Actors Always Around Come Film Know Publicity Talk]
I have a second bedroom I don't use. I'm going to start the Second Bedroom Film Festival. You're all invited. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Bedroom Festival Film Going Invited Second Start Use]
I'm not a politician; I'm lucky to be a filmmaker and to be able to express myself through the films I make. Mathieu Kassovitz
[ Able Express Filmmaker Films Lucky Make Myself Politician Through]
I've always been very left of center and the radio never had much diversity and film did. Cliff Martinez
[ Always Been Center Did Diversity Film Had Left Much Never Radio Very]
Eventually, the state's funding covered only the stages leading to presenting a film project to potential funding bodies. It was enough to produce a script, indicate casting and put together a budget to present it all, but nothing beyond that. Andrzej Wajda
[ Beyond Bodies Budget Casting Covered Enough Eventually Film Funding Indicate Leading Nothing Only Potential Present Presenting Produce Project Put Script Stages State Together]
I brought the film like a flower to the world. Claude Chabrol
[ Brought Film Flower World]
There are three rape scenes that I've had to act in, and none of them have gotten to film. I don't think it's something that should be promoted in any way. Joan Severance
[ Act Any Film Gotten Had None Promoted Scenes Should Something Them Think Three Way]
I grew up on film scores and scores from films. Skitch Henderson
[ Film Films Grew Scores Up]
I think one of my very favorite films of all time was with Peter Sellers when he played Chauncey, the gardener. Being There. Blythe Danner
[ Being Favorite Films Gardener Peter Played Sellers Think Time Very]
I really took filmmaking very seriously... It was an honor and then a crutch also, because at a young age, I was like, I guess I'm a serious filmmaker. I never set out to be a serious filmmaker. I just set out to make movies. John Singleton
[ Age Also Because Crutch Filmmaker Filmmaking Guess Honor Just Make Movies Never Out Really Serious Seriously Set Then Took Very Young]
I was shocked. They were going to give me money to make this really odd show? Well, I still had little thought of it going to series, but I thought it was great that my next short film was going to be paid for. Joe Murray
[ Film Give Going Great Had Little Make Money Next Odd Paid Really Series Shocked Short Show Still Thought Well Were]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Nicolas Roeg Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do. Anthony Anderson
[ Cut Films Fun Get Hollywood Independent Mainstream Really Some Teeth Things Want Where Your]
I want to win an Oscar. I want to be known for more than, like, going out. For being the 'party girl'. I hate that. I bust my ass when I'm filming and when I have time off, yeah, I like to go out and dance. Lindsay Lohan
[ Ass Being Bust Dance Filming Girl Go Going Hate Known More Off Oscar Out Party Than Time Want Win Yeah]
In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered that the truths are withheld. Charles Keating
[ Film Oftentimes Pampered Television Truths Withheld]
Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films. Beau Bridges
[ Actually Allows Americans Audience Conveys Epic Films Lacking Listen Native Normally Receive Respect Second Spielberg Tale Their Western Wisdom]
As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie; all it requires is a great writer and great director with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy. David Cross
[ Ability Comedy Conventional Could Course Director Film Full Great Length Movie Outside Requires Tenacious Think Work Writer]
Some people make a great film and then they can't follow up. Woody Harrelson
[ Film Follow Great Make Some Then Up]
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it. Carter Burwell
[ Awfully Film Find Generally Listening Music Myself Something Unless Wrong]
On film sets, people get put down in public a lot. David Warner
[ Down Film Get Lot Public Put Sets]
Except here it's more power, more energy, younger and also in Europe it's still not only entertainment. Theater or films are looked at as a moral institution. That's why maybe they're so poetic. Here it's clear entertainment. Maximilian Schell
[ Also Clear Energy Entertainment Europe Except Films Here Institution Looked Maybe Moral More Only Poetic Power Still Theater Why Younger]
If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss before I announced my own film, I would have dropped my subject. If someone else starts after me, what am I to do? Ajay Devgan
[ After Am Announced Before Dropped Else Film French Had Kiss Own Remake Somebody Someone Started Starts Subject Would]
My films are always concerned with family, friendship, honor, and patriotism. John Woo
[ Always Concerned Family Films Friendship Honor Patriotism]
I'm much more interested in living specific experiences in films. Walter Salles
[ Experiences Films Interested Living More Much Specific]
My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack, but they loved it. Blair Underwood
[ Birthday Borrow Chance Daddy Eighth Even Film Friends Had His Little Loved Might Movie Nervous Party Recently Said Say Show Son]
Filmmakers and critics wrote about each other and sometimes very harshly. This no longer exists. Wim Wenders
[ Critics Each Exists Filmmakers Harshly Longer Other Sometimes Very Wrote]
The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only, as is the case in all the other states, except Victoria. Victoria is moving more now into supporting non-commercial films. Ann Macbeth
[ Authority Case Except Film Films Industry Into More Moving Non-Commercial Now Only Other State States Supporting Victoria Will]
Film is a collective experience, as you know. Sydney Pollack
[ Collective Experience Film Know]
What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek. Guillermo del Toro
[ Am Film First Foremost Geek Happens]
I prefer film to the stage. I always like the rehearsal better than I like performing. Brad Dourif
[ Always Better Film Performing Prefer Rehearsal Stage Than]
When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea. Sydney Pollack Movies
[ Film Idea Make Usually]
Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film. Mel Torme
[ Affair Began Dad Did Fans Film Good Love Movie Movies Performance Rabid Took Uncles Underlying Were Whenever]
Films are always pretentious. There's nothing more pretentious than a filmmaker. John Milius
[ Always Filmmaker Films More Nothing Pretentious Than]
The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster. Ernst Fischer
[ Aim Antidote Bosses Concentration Demands Disaster Distraction Film Mass Maximum Media Minds Off Offer Our Press Radio Succeed Taking Television Their Thus]
Yes, actually ever since I saw his films and tried to write about them, Sirk's been in everything I've done. Not Sirk himself, but what I've learned from his work. Rainer W. Fassbinder
[ Actually Been Done Ever Everything Films Himself His Learned Saw Since Sirk Them Tried Work Write Yes]
If I make two films in a year, they'll be different. This is my style - I can't have just one way. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Different Films Just Make Style Two Way Year]
Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me. He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by me and really bailed me out. Tim Robbins
[ Abandoned Altman Bailed Could Easily Film Out Really Stood Told]
We couldn't generalize on the people. Some of them were known to be tough guys and they didn't say much, but some of them were kind of soft-headed, but they did that. That was an East German film. James Stockdale
[ Did East Film Generalize German Guys Kind Known Much Say Some Them Tough Were]
I never see a novel as a film while I'm writing it. Mostly because novels and films are so different, and I'm such an internal novelist. Alice Hoffman
[ Because Different Film Films Internal Mostly Never Novel Novelist Novels See Such While Writing]
To me, it's a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it. Ellen Burstyn
[ Drag Film Him Moral Now See Son Teenager Very Were Would]
I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good. Brenda Blethyn
[ Attention Because Did Expect Film Films Get Good Great Had His Just Knew Lies None Other Secrets Thought Were]
I think a smart person today realizes that you have to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art. Halle Berry
[ Art Done Films Just Part Person Realizes Sake Smart Think Today]
When you direct your first film, you always start by telling stories that you are familiar with. Sophie Marceau
[ Always Direct Familiar Film First Start Stories Telling Your]
Since the new film has been out, I'm doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Been Doing Film Fix Grandchildren Home House July Lot New Out Quite See Since Start Such Then Things Up Will]
I don't really enjoy filming. Bill Forsyth
[ Enjoy Filming Really]
Well, I think every film student goes into film school thinking they want to write and direct their own movies, and they don't realize how much goes into it, and what a process it is. Alexis Bledel
[ Direct Every Film Goes How Into Movies Much Own Process Realize School Student Their Think Thinking Want Well Write]
I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film. John Hurt
[ Favourite Film Lots Memories Say]
One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films. Paul Mazursky
[ Director Films Genre Hire Know Making Thing Want]
I've concentrated for a long time on English films because I've got two kids but my oldest son is 11 and I think I'm going to be away for about four months of year now. Sadie Frost
[ Away Because Concentrated English Films Four Going Got Kids Long Months Now Oldest Son Think Time Two Year]
We did a lot of press for the last film and now for this one. We don't rest on our laurels. Shawn Wayans
[ Did Film Last Laurels Lot Now Our Press Rest]
The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do. Hugh Grant
[ Also Any Astounding Between Cary Except Fact Film Grant His Ladies Never See Seen Similarity Since Something Stuff Then Told Truth Underwear Us Used Watched Wear Which]
It's gotten to the point where it's big news when I don't do a horror film. Donald Pleasence
[ Big Film Gotten Horror News Point Where]
I'd always done family-friendly stuff. I wanted to do a film where I could show my darker side and make people uncomfortable. Melissa Joan Hart
[ Always Could Darker Done Family-Friendly Film Make Show Side Stuff Uncomfortable Wanted Where]
Watched Star Wars in 77 and that's when I got into watching films. I was just blown away by it. Debra Wilson
[ Away Blown Films Got Into Just Star Wars Watched Watching]
James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was. Will Ferrell
[ Been Elf End Film Filming Funny Had James Never Through Told Waiting Whole]
In the '80s, I can't say that Amy and I were aware of an independent film community. We could only get a certain amount of money for our pictures, which made them low budget movies, but they were distributed through studios. Griffin Dunne
[ Amount Amy Aware Budget Certain Community Could Distributed Film Get Independent Low Made Money Movies Only Our Pictures Say Studios Them Through Were Which]
I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued to see my work on screen. Tanith Lee
[ Films Intrigued Screen See Some Work Would]
The Loved One has been the most underrated film I've worked on. Terry Southern
[ Been Film Loved Most Underrated Worked]
Once a film is made and it exists, someone somewhere is going to watch it and that is kind of the magic of it all. Donal Logue
[ Exists Film Going Kind Made Magic Once Someone Somewhere Watch]
I'm just trying to tell a good story and make thought-provoking, entertaining films. I just try and draw upon the great culture we have as a people, from music, novels, the streets. Spike Lee
[ Culture Draw Entertaining Films Good Great Just Make Music Novels Story Streets Tell Try Trying Upon]
Every single art form is involved in film, in a way. Sydney Pollack Movies
[ Art Every Film Form Involved Single Way]
The film of tomorrow will be an act of love. Francois Truffaut
[ Act Film Love Tomorrow Will]
I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material for various comics that were at the Windmill... as well as my film job, I was under contract, I was allowed to do that and everything. Val Guest
[ Allowed Bits Comedy Comics Contract Everything Film Job Material Pieces Under Used Various Well Were Windmill Write]
But now I wish I could back to Stockholm to make international films there. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Back Could Films International Make Now Stockholm Wish]
In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people. Forest Whitaker
[ Able Backgrounds Characters Complete Concern Core Developed Diverse Ethnic Explore Films Larger Lot More Move Past See Showing Stereotypes Still Tastefully Them]
First of all, you look at Rocky films now, and if that isn't a cartoon series there isn't any cartoon series. I mean there's no way anybody is going to take that amount of punishment in fifteen rounds. Charles S. Dutton
[ Amount Any Anybody Cartoon Fifteen Films First Going Look Mean Now Punishment Rocky Rounds Series Take Way]
If a film doesn't play, people aren't going to be that nice. John Turturro
[ Film Going Nice Play]
The problem with doing a schlocky or big budget studio film is that it wouldn't actually be fun for me. It wouldn't be exciting. David Cronenberg
[ Actually Big Budget Doing Exciting Film Fun Problem Studio]
Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world. Ann Macbeth
[ Ago Boom Documentaries Film Films Growth Happening Heavily Immense Industrial Involved Mineral Mining Reflection Ten Time Training World Years]
I will never sign anything which makes me have to do more than one film. Matthew Vaughn
[ Anything Film Makes More Never Sign Than Which Will]
I do remember smiling quite a bit inside it though since I knew it wouldn't be seen on film - so of course while the poor planet is being blown up I'm smiling and laughing like mad! David Prowse
[ Being Bit Blown Course Film Inside Knew Laughing Mad Planet Poor Quite Remember Seen Since Smiling Though Up While]
Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing. Morris Chestnut
[ Across Actors Black Board Cross Directing Filmmakers Films Given Into Make New Opportunity Over Showtime Want Well White Young]
I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist. Roland Emmerich
[ Filmmaker Scientist]
I did 10 years of comedies and 10 years of Westerns. I really like to stay away from car chases. I prefer the more intimate film. You have a much more direct association with the emotions. Elmer Bernstein
[ Association Away Car Chases Comedies Did Direct Emotions Film Intimate More Much Prefer Really Stay Westerns Years]
It's quite a dangerous career move to go wilfully on making films that may not find a distributor. John Hurt
[ Career Dangerous Distributor Films Find Go Making May Move Quite]
Well, Barry, it's your film. So if it rises or falls, you're the man. Robert Conrad
[ Barry Falls Film Man Rises Well Your]
Any film I do is not going to change the way black women have been portrayed, or black people have been portrayed, in cinema since the days of D.W. Griffith. Spike Lee
[ Any Been Black Change Cinema Days Film Going Portrayed Since Way Women]
Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming. Peter Mayhew
[ Conventional Doing Filming Forget Muppet Show]
I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ Always Asian Been Culture Fascinated Film Horror Lead Love Play Women]
I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content. Ken Burns
[ Authentic Before Content Doing Edit Editing Film Instruments Many Music Organic Record Relationship Shapes Start Studio Versions]
Editing is a natural extension of the collage making. It's actually one of the few areas that women were able to excel in in the film industry from the beginning. Rachel True
[ Able Actually Areas Beginning Collage Editing Excel Extension Few Film Industry Making Natural Were Women]
Your average pop song or film is a very sophisticated item, with very sophisticated ways of listening and viewing that we have not really consciously developed over the years - because we were having such a good time. Paul Muldoon
[ Average Because Consciously Developed Film Good Having Item Listening Over Pop Really Song Sophisticated Such Time Very Viewing Ways Were Years Your]
I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form. Sydney Pollack
[ Art Been Biggest Century Certainly Entertainment Even Event Film Form Mean Popular Real Say Single Terms Think]
It doesn't really feel like it's got anything to do with me. I mean, I know I wrote it, and all that and invented the characters and made it up, but it's Mike's film, so doing the press and stuff, it feels a little bit inauthentic. I was just one component of it. Patrick Marber
[ Anything Bit Characters Component Doing Feel Feels Film Got Invented Just Know Little Made Mean Mike Press Really Stuff Up Wrote]
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it. Alfred Hitchcock Movies
[ Admission Babysitter Dinner Film Good Price Theatre Were Worth]
I'd love to make another film in Mexico. Alex Cox
[ Another Film Love Make Mexico]
Well, visual language is another boring discussion about the nature of film. Alan Rudolph
[ Another Boring Discussion Film Language Nature Visual Well]
I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity. Pedro Almodovar
[ Attributed Change Clear Did Films Flower Generously Growing Intend Journalists Lot Maturity Secret Think Time Very]
We did this film in 13 days, mind you. And 13 days is not very long for a feature film. Nobody in their right mind would argue that. Nobody in their right mind would do that. Kurtwood Smith
[ Argue Days Did Feature Film Long Mind Nobody Right Their Very Would]
Directing is creating a whole. You're able to combine different elements and create a film that is unique and true to your vision. Tim Robbins
[ Able Combine Create Creating Different Directing Elements Film True Unique Vision Whole Your]
It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you. Jim Broadbent
[ English Film Funny Help How Murderous Old]
Kubrick never explained the ending to us, or what his intentions were. He didn't intend for it to be a predictable film. Keir Dullea
[ Ending Explained Film His Intend Intentions Kubrick Never Predictable Us Were]
There's such good people out there where there filmmaking world is alive. Josh Lucas
[ Alive Filmmaking Good Out Such Where World]
I'm confident in my ability to maintain a career. I don't know if it will be doing either independent films or plays in New England. Randy Harrison
[ Ability Career Confident Doing Either England Films Independent Know Maintain New Plays Will]
The film depends on the audience's belief in this relationship. Ralph Fiennes
[ Audience Belief Depends Film Relationship]
I know it's a film and all of that, and it's a Hollywood film, but it kind of feels like this sometimes, when you're in pain and it hurts, and you're desperate. Or you are about to cross some moral line and it's so seductive and you just do... and all that. Patrick Marber
[ Cross Desperate Feels Film Hollywood Hurts Just Kind Know Line Moral Pain Seductive Some Sometimes]
Sometimes it's difficult directing yourself on film because you can't quite separate yourself from the subject. Stanley Tucci
[ Because Difficult Directing Film Quite Separate Sometimes Subject Yourself]
I thought I was going to be a lot more freaked out by being naked onstage. I think on film I would have been more freaked out, because film is less forgiving. But onstage it's lit so beautifully. It would make my mother look good. Lorraine Bracco
[ Beautifully Because Been Being Film Forgiving Freaked Going Good Less Lit Look Lot Make More Mother Naked Onstage Out Think Thought Would]
As far as film goes, I enjoy all Hollywood films and all Horror films like The Bride of Frankenstein, which also might be my favorite. I like 60's and 70's Italian and Spanish Horror films. Johnny Ramone
[ Also Bride Enjoy Far Favorite Film Films Frankenstein Goes Hollywood Horror Italian Might Spanish Which]
I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life. Violence in life breeds violence in films. Robert Aldrich
[ Breeds Film Films Life Think Violence]
As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action. John Foster
[ Action Bring Directors Filming Films Probably Style Tell Totally Unique]
Every milieu has something ridiculous about it - film-making, the music world, painting - because people who take themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly. Rebecca Miller
[ Because Become Every Film-Making Funny Milieu Music Painting Pretty Quickly Ridiculous Seriously Something Take Themselves World]
There's always difficulties and challenges in every life, I don't care how much money you make, where you live... and that's something this film speaks to. Ryan Phillippe
[ Always Care Challenges Difficulties Every Film How Life Live Make Money Much Something Speaks Where]
We met and married when both of us knew exactly what our jobs were. He was only 32, but he'd been all over the place. I'd been working on films and television shows all over the world. Joanna Lumley
[ Been Both Exactly Films Jobs Knew Married Met Only Our Over Place Shows Television Us Were Working World]
Television has dried up for my generation, so it's plays and films. Michael Gambon
[ Dried Films Generation Plays Television Up]
I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films. Julie Taymor
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
The film director, in many instances, has to swallow somebody else's decision about the final form of something. It's so hard as to be intolerable. Trevor Nunn
[ Decision Director Else Film Final Form Hard Instances Intolerable Many Somebody Something Swallow]
If the money's right, I'll do a film. Oliver Reed
[ Film Money Right]
Dark Water was one of my favourite films to shoot because of Walter. I had seen the previous films he had directed, Central Station and Motorcycle Diaries, and I thought they were great. I really trusted him. Jennifer Connelly
[ Because Central Dark Diaries Directed Favourite Films Great Had Him Motorcycle Previous Really Seen Shoot Station Thought Trusted Walter Water Were]
As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes, as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it. Darren Aronofsky
[ Back Filmmakers Goes Mind More Opposed Person Show Sit Theater Watch Where Which]
In any art movement, the art has to move into a new phase - a filmmaker has a desire to make a film that is not like a previous film. Norman McLaren
[ Any Art Desire Film Filmmaker Into Make Move Movement New Phase Previous]
I did not make this a long film for its own sake. I wanted to make an entertaining film and offer it out there for those who want to see it. If word of mouth suggests there is an audience out there, hopefully their cinema will show it. Kenneth Branagh
[ Audience Cinema Did Entertaining Film Hopefully Long Make Mouth Offer Out Own Sake See Show Suggests Their Those Want Wanted Will Word]
Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blows is. Takeshi Kitano
[ Actor Blows Fighter Fighting Film Good How Receiving Sword]
My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research. Renny Harlin
[ Did Doing Educational Film First Got Heart Industrial Into Job Lot Motor Oil Old Products Professional Put Really Research Script Shell Very Wrote Years]
My whole career is based on taking a left turn after each film and doing the opposite of what I've just done. Kelly Lynch
[ After Based Career Doing Done Each Film Just Left Opposite Taking Turn Whole]
Jake Green isn't just Jake Green. Jake represents all of us. The colour green is the central column of the spectrum and the name Jake has all sorts of numerical values. All things come back to him within the film's world of cons and games. Guy Ritchie
[ Back Central Colour Column Come Cons Film Games Green Him Just Name Numerical Represents Sorts Spectrum Things Us Values Within World]
Film is not an easy occupation. There's a lot of occupations that are difficult and film is one of them. George Lucas
[ Difficult Easy Film Lot Occupation Occupations Them]
In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film. Bruce Beresford
[ Challenges Everyone Film Fixed Lighting Much Opera Really Relate Sets Stage Too Viewpoint Watching]
Maybe I've got to admit that what I did here was enough. I can make some more films. Maybe I'll direct a film. Maybe I'll have my musical put on stage. But nothing, really, to be absolutely honest, competes with making a very successful pop band for 10 years of my life. Gary Kemp
[ Absolutely Admit Band Did Direct Enough Film Films Got Here Honest Life Make Making Maybe More Musical Nothing Pop Put Really Some Stage Successful Very Years]
I'm not going to live my life unhappy and why should he and we talk about it and I think what's great about the film is that it shows is the meaning of family doesn't have to be as traditional as it once was, like you can make a family. Nia Long
[ Family Film Going Great Life Live Make Meaning Once Should Shows Talk Think Traditional Unhappy Why]
I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it. Joan Collins
[ Acting Because Care Films Get Long Love Out Radio Television Theater Whether Working]
The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium. Joseph Bologna
[ Disbelief Film Literal Medium Stage Suspension]
I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly. Sharon Tate
[ Big Films Fuss Honestly Made Nudity Over Sex Silly Understand]
I see a lot of movies. I love films as a spectator, and that's never obscured by the part of me that does the work myself. I just love going to the movies. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Does Films Going Just Lot Love Movies Myself Never Obscured Part See Spectator Work]
Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of other countries around the world... per year, Australians do see more films. David Pratt
[ Around Australians Certainly Compared Countries Films Lot More Other Per See States United World Year]
I always found the film world unpleasant. It's all about the schedule, and never really flew for me. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Always Film Flew Found Never Really Schedule Unpleasant World]
I'm not usually attracted to big-budget American films. Ian Hart
[ American Attracted Films Usually]
Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form, with a limited audience, I recognized film as this extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Art Audience Could Extraordinary Film Form Limited More Numbers Painting Rarefied Reach Recognized Social Tool Tremendous Whereas]
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. Alex Winter
[ Because Detail Done Enormous Fever Film Going How Know Made Much Out Paid Screen Sound Surround Thinking Turn Video]
I'm not in the advertising business, but I think it would be very nice if people went to see the film Hamlet, because it was made with love and integrity. Julie Christie
[ Advertising Because Business Film Hamlet Integrity Love Made Nice See Think Very Went Would]
Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned. Philip Kaufman
[ Disturb Film Imprisoned Kept Marquis Must Presented Quo Similarly Someone Status Therefore Would]
I have a feeling he felt Jon Voight had run away with the film, which he didn't, though he was brilliant in it, in a much less easy part. I just don't know what had got into him, but something had. John Schlesinger
[ Away Brilliant Easy Feeling Felt Film Got Had Him Into Jon Just Know Less Much Part Run Something Though Which]
I'll never be able to really see a film that I'm in. Willem Dafoe
[ Able Film Never Really See]
When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted. Jan de Bont
[ Approached Delighted Directed Film First Heard Interested Liked Raider Second Tomb Very Would]
Polar Express is not an attempt to do animation. It is a technology-based film. Leonard Maltin
[ Animation Attempt Express Film Polar]
When I was nine years old I use to copy ( not trace ) the covers of the Donald Duck comics. Many years later I became a close friend of Jack Hannah, the director of the Donald Duck film shorts. William Jackson
[ Became Close Comics Copy Covers Director Donald Duck Film Friend Hannah Jack Later Many Nine Old Shorts Trace Use Years]
As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place. Christopher Nolan
[ Adhere Answer Became Drift Films Go Had Linear Lose Minutes Off Only Phone Place Pretty Really Secondary Soon System Television Ten Watched Way Were Whereby Which Your]
You see I don't like to be really too commercial about things but in this business you've just got to be commercial otherwise the films don't make money and you don't make films and as a long as a commodity is selling it's silly to kill it dead. Peter Cushing
[ Business Commercial Commodity Dead Films Got Just Kill Long Make Money Otherwise Really See Selling Silly Things Too]
I don't know if I'd want to do that anymore, because you always get bigger laughs on college campuses. So, when the film plays in front of a city audience, you've probably cut too loosely. David Zucker
[ Always Anymore Audience Because Bigger Campuses City College Cut Film Front Get Know Laughs Loosely Plays Probably Too Want]
These films however, have ambiguity built into them, because it's too easy in film to make a strident work of propaganda or advertising, which are really the same thing anyway, meaning the message is unmistakable. Godfrey Reggio
[ Advertising Ambiguity Anyway Because Built Easy Film Films However Into Make Meaning Message Propaganda Really Same Them These Thing Too Unmistakable Which Work]
Rain is also very difficult to film, particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine, so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists. Alan Parker
[ Acknowledge Also Because Difficult Even Exists Film Fine Ireland Irish Particularly Quite Rain Very]
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. Walter Salles
[ Also Between Brazil Closer Cultures Dialogue Feel Film Film-Makers First-Time Help Increase Much Our Really Responsibility Screens See Than Us Which Wonderful]
The theater is a tough place. It's not cushioned the way it is in film and television. Patti LuPone
[ Cushioned Film Place Television Theater Tough Way]
So, thanks God, our films, our first films were suddenly being appreciated by the Western media; especially France was very good, and Switzerland was very good. Milos Forman
[ Appreciated Being Especially Films First France God Good Media Our Suddenly Switzerland Thanks Very Were Western]
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. Stanley Kubrick Movies
[ Behind Comes Emotion Feelings Fiction Film Later Meaning Moods More Music Progression Should Than Theme]
The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in. Anna Friel
[ Baby Back Because Breasts Character Dates Did Doctors Film Had Huge Prosthetic Say Them These Weight Where]
I haven't done an international film for a long time. Sadie Frost
[ Done Film Haven International Long Time]
I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it. Sean Bean
[ Behind Care Detail Everybody Film Lifetime Lord Made Meticulous Much Once Passion Proud Rings Role Think]
The studio should not have released this film. Joel Siegel
[ Film Released Should Studio]
I think it is very important that films make people look at what they've forgotten. Spike Lee
[ Films Forgotten Important Look Make Think Very]
If someone plays a brooding actor in a film, people think they're brooding all the time. Joe Rogan
[ Actor Brooding Film Plays Someone Think Time]
If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up. Angelina Jolie
[ Different Films Locked Outlet Probably Sides Up Would]
When you're on a set it can be very tedious and slow. It's just not as big as when you see it on film. Sanaa Lathan
[ Big Film Just See Set Slow Tedious Very]
Actually I did, because I saw the film like everyone else, ten years ago and I remembered some of it. I just wanted to see it, to kind of remember the tone a little bit. Julianne Moore
[ Actually Ago Because Bit Did Else Everyone Film Just Kind Little Remember Remembered Saw See Some Ten Tone Wanted Years]
The filmmakers always have a great level of control. John Milius
[ Always Control Filmmakers Great Level]
I've been very fortunate to be able to jump around. I just did this really wonderful film called Map of the World. That was a real, amazing, dramatic story. Then I did a movie called Company Men, a little comedy about the Bay of Pigs. Sigourney Weaver
[ Able Amazing Around Bay Been Called Comedy Company Did Dramatic Film Fortunate Jump Just Little Map Men Movie Pigs Real Really Story Then Very Wonderful World]
There's always a question of duration, there's a question of who the orchestra is. No one is free to write what you want - you collaborate on a film score, and one of the good things is that someone else's work is motivating you. Michael Nyman
[ Always Collaborate Duration Else Film Free Good Motivating Orchestra Question Score Someone Things Want Work Write]
But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of. Jenny Agutter
[ Care Film Good Herself John Landis Man Meets Needs Really Relationship She Some Straightforward Sure Taking Very Which Woman Wrote Young]
A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking. Andrzej Wajda
[ Big Budget Committed Filmmaking Find Funds However Less Money Novelty Polish Possible Production Same State Time]
I've always just gone with the best role, and I don't care if it's in theater, film or television. Kristen Johnston
[ Always Best Care Film Gone Just Role Television Theater]
They all matter to me, whether I'm working on a Sam Jackson film for a week or I'm the star of my own TV series - I take it all very seriously, and I have a healthy respect for the work in general, despite the role. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Despite Film General Healthy Jackson Matter Own Respect Role Sam Series Seriously Star Take Tv Very Week Whether Work Working]
When I made my first film, I didn't think of it as directing, so it wasn't like I set out to become a director. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Become Directing Director Film First Made Out Set Think]
With today's fast films, you can light the way your eye sees the scene. You can abuse the film and create subtleties in contrast with light and exposure, diffusion and filters. That's what makes it an art. Conrad Hall
[ Abuse Art Contrast Create Diffusion Exposure Eye Fast Film Films Filters Light Makes Scene Sees Subtleties Today Way Your]
When I watch a film I get swept away. I don't really watch the camera. William H. Macy
[ Away Camera Film Get Really Swept Watch]
Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You're allowed to do it your way but of course he's always going to choose his way. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Allowed Also Always Burton Choose Collaborative Confidence Course Enough Film Going His Looks Really Tim Way Your]
George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in, which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about! David Prowse
[ Asked Casting Clockwork Come Course Did Even Favourable Film George Had Heard Knew Lucas Orange Things Though Which Work]
Indeed it can be argued that to make a powerful film you must care about the subject, therefore powerful films tend to be both political and partisan in nature. Ben Edwards
[ Argued Both Care Film Films Indeed Make Must Nature Partisan Political Powerful Subject Tend Therefore]
I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal. Jenna Elfman
[ Called Century Day Deal Development Filming Fox Good Got Last Meet Notice Show Twentieth Wanting]
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part. Marisa Tomei
[ Am Film Into Love More Naturalism Part Really Roles School Sink Style Teeth Than Theater Use]
I want to do films I can relate to emotionally. Christian Slater
[ Emotionally Films Relate Want]
The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it. Don Bluth
[ Action Animated Anything Department Film Films Getting Hard Important Just Know Live Marketing Music Outside Part Really Rock Running Selling Sex Things Those Used Work]
Or certainly I would need time - which I would love to have but there almost never is on a film - to just spend a week with a roomful of guys laying down these patterns. Danny Elfman
[ Almost Certainly Down Film Guys Just Laying Love Need Never Patterns Roomful Spend These Time Week Which Would]
I just want the opportunity to continue to do great films, play great characters and work with great people. Moira Kelly
[ Characters Continue Films Great Just Opportunity Play Want Work]
I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew. Ben Kingsley
[ Always Being Child Crew Everywhere Fantasy Film Followed Imagined Invisible Maybe Remember Went]
I'm contemplating moving to London for a period of time. I've been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I'm really tired of it. I'm continually uninspired by what's being sent to me. Even by huge films that they're doing there. They're just awful. Sherilyn Fenn
[ Angeles Awful Been Being Contemplating Continually Doing Even Films Huge Just London Los Moving Period Really Sent Time Tired Uninspired Years]
I don't think there is really a favorite, I'm very fond of film making as a whole and as a medium and of course, there are some that I've enjoyed making more than others but I've enjoyed making all of them. Peter Cushing
[ Course Enjoyed Favorite Film Fond Making Medium More Others Really Some Than Them Think Very Whole]
The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film. Dinah Sheridan
[ Children Corsets Drawer Favourite Film Prized Railway Relic Still Wore]
But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ Certain Film Genres Heroic Only Out Stand Still Where Woman]
With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic. I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and in an entertaining manner. Pedro Almodovar
[ Best Cinematic Clinic Cover Entertaining Film Going Hide Manner Silent Up Wanted Way]
Short films don't go too far. Matthew McGrory
[ Far Films Go Short Too]
No one turns down a film with Woody; it's something everyone wants in their career as an important moment. He's such a comedic genius, without question, so I was thrilled. Mark Rydell
[ Career Comedic Down Everyone Film Genius Important Moment Question Something Such Their Thrilled Turns Wants Without Woody]
Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that's what I want to do films about. I don't want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don't want to do one of those. I don't understand it. James Garner
[ Blockbusters Everybody Few Films Movies Now Pictures Relationships Sci-Fi See Then These Those Understand Want Wants]
Boy, I'd hate to shoot on tape or disc or whatever the hell they're talking about. I love film. Frank Darabont
[ Boy Disc Film Hate Hell Love Shoot Talking Tape Whatever]
We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw. Brian Clough
[ Bit Complains Day Early Every Film Five Get Go Had Home Last Leave Little Match Minutes Missed Night Pictures Saturday Saw She Still Used Watch Wife]
If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic. If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart. George A. Romero
[ Another Bucks Fail Fart Film Fly Hollywood Industry Million Off Out Pay Statistic Succeed Writes]
I think filmmakers want their movies to be seen. Alex Winter
[ Filmmakers Movies Seen Their Think Want]
In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me. Ajay Naidu
[ Character Every Film Learning Play Process Something Try]
It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too. I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines! Christopher Parker
[ Awards Enjoy Even Filming Go Interviews Just Learning Lines Too]
There are always at least five good films at the end of the year to get nominated, but generally speaking nowadays, it's more of the independent films that are recognized. Mark Rydell
[ Always End Films Five Generally Get Good Independent Least More Nominated Nowadays Recognized Speaking Year]
The Sundance Institute has been vital to the film communities of Latin America. Walter Salles
[ America Been Communities Film Institute Latin Sundance Vital]
You have film actors doing TV, rap stars doing TV, with everyone kind of crossing the line. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Crossing Doing Everyone Film Kind Line Rap Stars Tv]
I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity. Vivien Leigh
[ Actress Am Being Fake False Film Life Lived Publicity Star Such Values]
I hope the film will help mothers and fathers to be aware that 15 is a very vulnerable age. Ellen Muth
[ Age Aware Fathers Film Help Hope Mothers Very Vulnerable Will]
Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was. Jenny Agutter
[ Always Any Being Clearly Company Film Going Makes Particularly See Sequels Something Successful Talk Werewolf Which]
I support all Australian films. Yahoo Serious
[ Australian Films Support]
You could get in rehearsals, pre-production, anything that would actually contribute to the understanding of how a film gets made. I actually find those things increase people's interest in a movie and like that better than worrying about showing the tricks behind the curtain. Jay Roach
[ Actually Anything Behind Better Contribute Could Curtain Film Find Get Gets How Increase Interest Made Movie Pre-Production Rehearsals Showing Than Things Those Tricks Understanding Worrying Would]
It took a long time to get that film made. I went in for it almost right after or like maybe six or seven months after I had my son and actually auditioned for the Regina King part and they just were like, 'No, you're just - you just don't really seem the part.' Nia Long
[ Actually After Almost Auditioned Film Get Had Just King Long Made Maybe Months Part Really Right Seem Seven Six Son Time Took Went Were]
That's where I got my start and where I'll continue to work, but I can't tell you the number of films between Drugstore Cowboy and Curly Sue that I auditioned for and wanted that didn't choose me. Kelly Lynch
[ Auditioned Between Choose Continue Cowboy Drugstore Films Got Number Start Sue Tell Wanted Where Work]
One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Actually Already Audience Feel Film Helps Know Loved Reasons Relationship Think Tom Working]
Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years. Jim McKay
[ After Am Being Eight Films Finally Gotten Grateful Learned Make Most Now Paid Point Right Thing Where Years]
I use cinematic things in a theatrical way on stage, and in film I use theatrical techniques in a cinematic way. Julie Taymor
[ Cinematic Film Stage Techniques Theatrical Things Use Way]
Now having said that, I realize that releasing a film in the real world is like trying to get General Motors to release a handmade car. Godfrey Reggio
[ Car Film General Get Having Motors Now Real Realize Release Releasing Said Trying World]
I make a film like I cook for friends. I hope they like it, but if they don't, I'm prepared to enjoy it all by myself. Melvin Van Peebles
[ Cook Enjoy Film Friends Hope Make Myself Prepared]
You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don't want to do those films every year because they're taxing. I started smoking a lot of cigarettes. Vin Diesel
[ Because Cigarettes Dark Every Films Live Lot Months Reality Smoking Started Taxing These Those Three Want Year]
I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people. Bryce Dallas Howard
[ Aid Always Come Comfort Films Had Inspire Into Lesson Lessons Life Most Need Perspective Released Roles Same Society Sort Teach Them True]
What is attempted in these film is of course a synthesis. But it can be seen by someone who has his feet in both cultures. Someone who will bring to bear on the films involvement and detachment in equal measure. Satyajit Ray
[ Attempted Bear Both Bring Course Cultures Detachment Equal Feet Film Films His Involvement Measure Seen Someone Synthesis These Will]
Well the Bombay film wasn't always like how it is now. It did have a local industry. There were realistic films made on local scenes. But it gradually changed over the years. Satyajit Ray
[ Always Bombay Changed Did Film Films Gradually How Industry Local Made Now Over Realistic Scenes Well Were Years]
My soul is not my own any more. I cannot live like I want to. I am going to give up films. Brigitte Bardot
[ Am Any Cannot Films Give Going Live More Own Soul Up Want]
Ordinarily if an actor gets chosen for the lead in a film, he or she has already built up a repertoire, and everyone knows what he or she is capable of. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Already Built Capable Chosen Everyone Film Gets Knows Lead Ordinarily Repertoire She Up]
I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on. Sasha Alexander
[ Film Focus Gonna Prefer Put Think]
006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters. Sean Bean
[ Bond Both Character Characters Explored Film Friendship His How Interesting Journey Personal Really Such Very Went Wrong]
I think that there's a lot more freedom in the low budget, the independent films where, unfortunately, you don't have the money, necessarily, to get the orchestras in there to play a lot of stuff. But, you have a lot more freedom, very often. Danny Elfman
[ Budget Films Freedom Get Independent Lot Low Money More Necessarily Often Orchestras Play Stuff Think Unfortunately Very Where]
Yeah, I'm certainly a lot more confident on this one than I was one the last one, which I think can be a good thing and a bad thing. But, at least I slept while making this film. Guy Ritchie
[ Bad Certainly Confident Film Good Last Least Lot Making More Slept Than Thing Think Which While Yeah]
I don't feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn't turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding. Tom Selleck
[ Another Audience Big Bought Channel Explosion Feature Feel Film First Looks Make Obligation Seconds Something Succeeding Television Think Trying Turn]
It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds. These five directors have mastered the format, using their talent, craft and imagination to provide us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today. Michael Apted
[ Compelling Craft Directors Filmmaking Five Format Great Imagination Innovative Mastered Most Out Provide Seconds Skill Some Story Takes Talent Tell Their These Today Under Us Using]
I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins. Kathleen Quinlan
[ Days Dolphins Filmed Ocean Open Two Underwater]
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films. Billy Wilder
[ Call Critics Dirty Films Foreign Lusty Our Pictures]
We don't watch the film anymore because we've seen it so many times, so we'll introduce it, walk out and we'll come back in right about when I wake up in the morning and walk over to the shop and everything's changed. Simon Pegg
[ Anymore Back Because Changed Come Everything Film Introduce Many Morning Out Over Right Seen Shop Times Up Wake Walk Watch]
I did put on weight for the last half of the film, but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness on me so that if I fell I wouldn't fall all the way. Ryan Gosling
[ Did Fall Fell Ferris Film Half Harness Last Put Scene Shot Way Weight Wheel]
It's very much like filmmaking always is-you're always asked to do something that you're not sure you know how to do. So you make an educated guess as to what you think will work and you hope between that and plan B, that you can end up with a product that's really good. John Dykstra
[ Always Asked Between Educated End Filmmaking Good Guess Hope How Know Make Much Plan Product Really Something Sure Think Up Very Will Work]
I'm always a fan of a good horror film. Andre Braugher
[ Always Fan Film Good Horror]
In Australia, they set up a special fund to kick films off. It was quite an enlightened sort of move. You could go to this government bureau with scripts and and get finance for films. Bruce Beresford
[ Australia Bureau Could Enlightened Films Finance Fund Get Go Government Kick Move Off Quite Scripts Set Sort Special Up]
By the usual reckoning, the worst books make the best films. Iain Banks
[ Best Books Films Make Reckoning Usual Worst]
I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think. I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with. I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film. Guy Ritchie
[ Around Dancing Engaged Fed Film Films Got Idea Liked Make Mind Think Too Up Watch]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Because Coward Everything Fear Film Fortunate Frightened Good Hero Life Low Luck Make Person Really Suspense Threshold]
I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films, because it takes over your life. Jodie Foster
[ Because Cent Commit Fewer Films Life Make Movie Over Per Prefer Takes Your]
I try and do films I know I'm going to enjoy watching as well as being in. Dougray Scott
[ Being Enjoy Films Going Know Try Watching Well]
Superman was never previewed because the producers didn't trust Warners with the film. Richard Donner
[ Because Film Never Producers Superman Trust Warners]
But no one should have the right to manipulate my films in the first place. Dario Argento
[ Films First Manipulate Place Right Should]
I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film. Donald Sutherland
[ Distant Film Going Grabbing Location Love Wife]
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting. Jim Jarmusch
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
Independent films have a very different cachet than success films. Diane Lane
[ Different Films Independent Success Than Very]
I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural. Charlize Theron
[ Always Around Been Emotionally Encouraging Enough Film Get Hang Interested Lucky Makers Making Mean Natural New Part Past Process Producer Very Vested Work]
For example, Michael Mann's film Collateral - there is certain kinds of stories that lend themselves to digital photography. Some things are very raw stories that digital photography kind of lends itself to. Matthew Modine
[ Certain Collateral Digital Example Film Itself Kind Kinds Lend Lends Mann Michael Photography Raw Some Stories Themselves Things Very]
In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that. Manuel Puig
[ Analytical Audience Because Film Go Into Reject Will]
Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Actresses Bombay Director Evening Films Give Happens Hours Madras May Maybe Morning Most Same Shoot Ten Time Top Twelve Two Will Working]
In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum. John Carpenter
[ Bum Director England Filmmaker Germany Horror Movie Us]
Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece. Maurice Jarre
[ Always Assumes Bad Become Change Executive Film Gets His Masterpiece More Music Nervous Nowadays Studio Than Thinks Usual Will]
As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul. Rachel Weisz
[ Also Aspect Beauty Begins Character Deeper Discover Excitement Falls Fast Film Heart His Love Pace Political Ralph Run Soul Thriller Together Two Wife]
The big studio era is from the coming of sound until 1950, until I came in... I came in at a crux in film, which was the end of the studio era and the rise of filmmaking. Charlton Heston
[ Big Came Coming Crux End Era Film Filmmaking Rise Sound Studio Until Which]
My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Amateur Color Documentaries Father Filmmaker Shot]
Sony could have $50 million and a sound stage and A-list actors and never make the same film. The constraints on this film became the essence of this film, became the power of this film. Joshua Leonard
[ Actors Became Constraints Could Essence Film Make Million Never Power Same Sony Sound Stage]
I do have tatoos, and I do wear leather, but there are other sides of me, that my film express. Angelina Jolie
[ Express Film Leather Other Sides Wear]
When I got back into the film business after college, I started out as a production assistant. Mike Lookinland
[ After Assistant Back Business College Film Got Into Out Production Started]