Quotations that match 'film'.The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening.
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From my films, you can at least learn about Iran, you can get a sense of the history and the society. But no such films have been made about Afghanistan, so you really can't know much about it.
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When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates. You get lazy and you start acting.
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I think that the wonderful advantage we have in the film of being able to cast a girl as young as Emmy and which we couldn't do in the theatre of course because no girl of 16 or 17 could sing 8 shows a week, couldn't sing two.
[ Able Advantage Because Being Cast Could Course Emmy Film Girl Shows Sing Theatre Think Two Week Which Wonderful Young]
I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row.
[ Bartender Commercial Commercials Could Director Doing Films Girl Guy Hey Hired Into Jobs Kid Know Made Make Maybe New Office Overheard Really Row Saying She Short Thinking Told Walked Work York]
I did important films when I was very young.
[ Did Films Important Very Young]
There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones.
[ Acceptance British Films Just Kinds More Now Ones Other Seems Than]
Because of the power of television, I was visible to everybody all over the world. But there are many things in the theater that are more fulfilling and that I look forward to doing more. But really, I love it all: theater, film, television.
[ Because Doing Everybody Film Forward Fulfilling Look Love Many More Over Power Really Television Theater Things Visible World]
My film is not a movie; it's not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam.
[ Film Movie Vietnam]
Nudity, in the right way, can enhance a film or a TV program or a TV commercial. If it's done tastefully it can make it more of an interesting product.
[ Commercial Done Enhance Film Interesting Make More Nudity Product Program Right Tastefully Tv Way]
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.
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfilment.
[ Accord Does Fulfilment Internal Necessarily Notice Public]
English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
[ Because China Culture Different English Films Here Hollywood Hong Know Kong Language Merge Places Second See Starting Still Think Very]
I'd love to work in America, some of my favourite films come from America.
[ America Come Favourite Films Love Some Work]
My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked.
[ Alleviate Always Began Competitions Daniel Did Driver Faster Fellows Film Frost Highway His Home Hours Impossible Jokes Long Provoked Race Same Series Tensions These Thus Were Would]
There are films you see that only reach your eyes. Then there are films that you can watch... that reach down to your throat, or reach your heart. "In the Mood for Love," though, reached all the way to my belly.
[ Belly Down Eyes Films Heart Love Mood Only Reach Reached See Then Though Throat Watch Way Your]
This is unexposed film of Greenwich Village because nothing ever happens there.
[ Because Ever Film Greenwich Happens Nothing Village]
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.
[ Baby Back Because Breasts Character Dates Did Doctors Film Had Huge Prosthetic Say Them These Weight Where]
Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
[ Based Books Comic Constitute Entertainment Exception Filmed Genre History Movies Shows Single Television Worst]
I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood.
[ Behind Believe Corrupts Ever Every Film Hollywood Made Political Power Probably Such Thinking Truly]
It's also a question of finding good material and interesting roles. I'm not the only actress out there, and good parts just don't fall into your lap that easily. But I like most of the films I've made recently and so I'm pretty positive about the future.
[ Actress Also Easily Fall Films Finding Future Good Interesting Into Just Lap Made Material Most Only Out Parts Positive Pretty Question Recently Roles Your]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
My first film goes into production in October. It's called White Boy Shuffle and it's based on a novel about a young black kid and it's sort of reminiscent of Catcher in the Rye.
[ Based Black Boy Called Catcher Film First Goes Into Kid Novel October Production Reminiscent Rye Shuffle Sort White Young]
Films have gotten leaner and leaner, cutting out all variations from the story line.
[ Cutting Films Gotten Line Out Story Variations]
I have a film I want to direct. Gena Rowlands was going to do it with me a long time ago. It's about an older woman who's running a ranch in the west the old fashioned way.
[ Ago Direct Fashioned Film Going Long Old Older Ranch Running Time Want Way West Woman]
Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was.
[ Always Any Being Clearly Company Film Going Makes Particularly See Sequels Something Successful Talk Werewolf Which]
Well, I wouldn't say that this experience had any influence on my decision to do this film about Andy, because Andy was apolitical. Andy was never political.
[ Andy Any Apolitical Because Decision Experience Film Had Influence Never Political Say Well]
I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.
[ Adult Content Extremely Films Graphic Historical Matter Necessarily Nobody Now Producing Racial Right See Subject Terms Think Violence Wants]
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.
[ Any Been Black Change Cinema Days Film Going Portrayed Since Way Women]
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.
[ Directors Door Equals Figure Films Fire Four Help House Kind Kinds Locks Out Plus Room Sets Them Then Throws Two Where]
I'm looking at working with people I get on with, that respect me, that don't just see me as a piece of ass. Which I have experienced as well. I've nearly walked off very big films before, and I would, because I don't want that in my life. I want to enjoy the work I do.
[ Ass Because Before Big Enjoy Experienced Films Get Just Life Looking Nearly Off Piece Respect See Very Walked Want Well Which Work Working Would]
When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays.
[ Alienated Alienation Colleagues Contact Feelings Films Kind Many More Much Nowadays Our Stop Think Today Where]
Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films, which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
[ Being Better Counter Few Films Idiotic Influenced More Much Probably Risk Run Runs See Seen Their Theory Too Which Would]
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it.
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
We did one pilot for FOX which was about this couple that moves to a town, and we play everyone in the entire town. So it was like a Peter Sellers film.
[ Couple Did Entire Everyone Film Fox Moves Peter Pilot Play Sellers Town Which]
It's something that I am going over in my head about the whole video game thing, and whether you support violence by being in a film like this. I mean, to me, it's incredibly unreal and it's all about the action, and just explosions.
[ Action Am Being Explosions Film Game Going Head Incredibly Just Mean Over Something Support Thing Unreal Video Violence Whether Whole]
HATE, even if it's making money. is an underground movie, that's how it was made. It's a film about police brutality in the largest sense, it's about the whole of society and not just about the hood.
[ Brutality Even Film Hate Hood How Just Largest Made Making Money Movie Police Sense Society Underground Whole]
If one horror film hits, everyone says, 'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
[ Dies Everyone Film Genre Go Hits Horror Make Never Says]
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.
[ Action Basically Choice Film Films Intimate Just Most Quiet Relationships Small Variety]
If the money's right, I'll do a film.
[ Film Money Right]
I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work.
[ Action Film Gets Going Good Involved Itself Just Makes Story Think Work]
But I think the thing I'm proud of about the film is that there aren't many films - either independent films or mainstream Hollywood films - that are like this; it's of its own times, and it's the film Mike Nichols wanted to make.
[ Either Film Films Hollywood Independent Mainstream Make Many Mike Nichols Own Proud Thing Think Times Wanted]
I went to see the film with a regular audience for the first time on Sunday, and was basically swamped.
[ Audience Basically Film First Regular See Sunday Swamped Time Went]
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.
[ Act Any Film Gotten Had None Promoted Scenes Should Something Them Think Three Way]
Within the process of filming, unexpected situations occur.
[ Filming Occur Process Situations Unexpected Within]
I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script.
[ Again Doing Dylan Film Jagger Love Map Mick Producing Script Thomas Wonderful]
I think the clothes in Belle de Jour are very important to the style of the film. Even today, it is still timeless.
[ Belle Clothes De Even Film Important Still Style Think Timeless Today Very]
You can't teach creativity at film school.
[ Creativity Film School Teach]
The whole thing about making films in an organic film on location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across.
[ Accidents Across Also Characters Film Films Find Location Making Organic Place Poetry Relationships Spirit Stumble Themes Thing Whole]
I want to be remembered for Swiss Family Robinson and Old Yeller. I think Swiss is probably my favorite film.
[ Family Favorite Film Old Probably Remembered Robinson Swiss Think Want]
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.
[ Also Aspect Beauty Begins Character Deeper Discover Excitement Falls Fast Film Heart His Love Pace Political Ralph Run Soul Thriller Together Two Wife]
My experiences in film and theatre in the States have been much more rigorous-in England there's an environment of, Let's try this.
[ Been England Environment Experiences Film More Much States Theatre Try]
Even though there's an entertainment value to the film, I think it's very important because you can't really separate the impact of that political message from it. It's rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining.
[ Also Because Entertaining Entertainment Even Film Films Get Impact Important Message Political Rare Really Separate Think Though Value Very]
In the industry, you do need some ethics - if one film does well, then thousands get work and money comes back to the industry. I guess the bottomline is, if there are two versions, then the better one will click.
[ Back Better Click Comes Does Ethics Film Get Guess Industry Money Need Some Then Thousands Two Versions Well Will Work]
I'll do at least one action film every year because of my fans. This is my promise to them.
[ Action Because Every Fans Film Least Promise Them Year]
I had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do.
[ Able Amazing Care Chance Deals Feelings Film Had High Imaginative Make Real Really Strong Stuff Thing Tremendously Very Way]
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.
[ Cleaner Environment Even Fancy Film Intrigues Know Must Office Offices Sexy Something Syndrome Very Well Window Wrong]
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.
[ Arts Best Difficult Film Had Knew Martial Nothing Only Pretend Really Very]
The film of tomorrow will resemble the person who made it, and the number of spectators will be proportional to the number of friends the director has.
[ Director Film Friends Made Number Person Proportional Resemble Spectators Tomorrow Will]
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.
[ Actually Ago Because Bit Did Else Everyone Film Just Kind Little Remember Remembered Saw See Some Ten Tone Wanted Years]
We were on the island of Hawaii. I think I was there three months. It was fantastic. It is not much different than films. It depends on the television show but much of television today is as good or better than most films.
[ Better Depends Different Fantastic Films Good Hawaii Island Months Most Much Show Television Than Think Three Today Were]
My stage successes have provided me with the greatest moments outside myself, my film successes the best moments, professionally, within myself.
[ Best Film Greatest Moments Myself Outside Professionally Provided Stage Successes Within]
If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.
[ Different Films Locked Outlet Probably Sides Up 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.
[ Borne Costs Fewer Films Funds Groups Hedge Investment Next Other Over Portion Produced Production Reduced Significant Slate Substantially Two Will Year]
I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first.
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
Phillip Harrison was the production designer, though, I think he's uncredited. He's done most of my films like Blue Thunder. Lots and lots over the years.
[ Blue Designer Done Films Harrison Lots Most Over Production Think Though Thunder Years]
Robert Altman's Nashville is my all-time favorite film because it covers all the bases - it's original, moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining.
[ All-Time Also Altman Bases Because Covers Entertaining Favorite Film Funny Incredibly Moving Nashville Original Robert Say Something]
I never storyboard. I hate it. I don't understand why so many directors want to make comic strips of their films.
[ Comic Directors Films Hate Make Many Never Storyboard Strips Their Understand Want Why]
There's one thing which I hate about color films... people who use up a lot of their despairing producer's money by working in the laboratory to bring out the dominant hues, or to make color films where there isn't any color.
[ Any Bring Color Despairing Dominant Films Hate Hues Laboratory Lot Make Money Out Producer Their Thing Up Use Where Which Working]
I've been lucky enough to do a few films that will last longer than an opening weekend and those films are the ones I'm proud of.
[ Been Enough Few Films Last Longer Lucky Ones Opening Proud Than Those Weekend Will]
I think I've made some pretty decent films in the '80s and '90s.
[ Decent Films Made Pretty Some Think]
Every milieu has something ridiculous about it - film-making, the music world, painting - because people who take themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly.
[ Because Become Every Film-Making Funny Milieu Music Painting Pretty Quickly Ridiculous Seriously Something Take Themselves World]
The things that I've done that have totally been remembered, they've always started with the same kind of engine, they've always started with someone saying 'I have to make this film - I'm going to make this film whatever the odds'.
[ Always Been Done Engine Film Going Kind Make Odds Remembered Same Saying Someone Started Things Totally Whatever]
I liked The Slipper and the Rose, as I have already mentioned, because it was such a lovely film to do.
[ Already Because Film Liked Lovely Mentioned Rose Slipper Such]
Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater.
[ Actors Beyond Certain Film Get Level Reach Theater Unless Work]
If a film doesn't play, people aren't going to be that nice.
[ Film Going Nice Play]
Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
[ Being Box Business Consistent Film Hollywood Mainstream Place Takes Thinking Today]
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.
[ Also Clear Energy Entertainment Europe Except Films Here Institution Looked Maybe Moral More Only Poetic Power Still Theater Why Younger]
In my first film, I was a basketball player. Like every good actor, I lied when they asked me if I could play.
[ Actor Asked Basketball Could Every Film First Good Lied Play Player]
It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to talk about the film because he's such a shy person. He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say.
[ Because Bob Film Generally Get Interesting Knows Likes Person Process Really Say Shy Something Such Talk Trying]
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.
[ Curses Deal Films Horror Individual Making Our Perhaps Something Uncomfortable Us]
Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about.
[ Even Few Films Know Lesbians Lot Women]
I like songs and film because you can turn your life into a sort of myth or dream.
[ Because Dream Film Into Life Myth Songs Sort Turn Your]
Well it kind of is project to project because as a writer I think you always write to some degree about things that you know or things that happened - but my favourite filmmakers, my favourite movies of theirs tend to be the personal movies.
[ Always Because Degree Favourite Filmmakers Happened Kind Know Movies Personal Project Some Tend Theirs Things Think Well Write Writer]
My good films were independent and my bad films were not.
[ Bad Films Good Independent Were]
The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being.
[ Any Aspiring Being Better Director Disregard Film High Him Human Knowledge Make Man Precious Profession Should Such Will]
I don't see a film industry in Germany. They have a great TV culture, but how many German films are really exciting?
[ Culture Exciting Film Films German Germany Great How Industry Many Really See Tv]
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing? Movies
[ Bad Films Go Home Money Nothing Out Pay See Should Stay Television Why]
I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly.
[ Big Films Fuss Honestly Made Nudity Over Sex Silly Understand]
I think you get in trouble if you make experimental big studio films.
[ Big Experimental Films Get Make Studio Think Trouble]
I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great.
[ Attention Brothers Came Cat Come Crew Down Enjoying Everyone Film Friends Great Hours House Into Just Live Much Myself Neighbours Off Pebbles Ran She Show Sisters Soon Stairs Support Thinks Up]
And yet I think The White Cliffs of Dover one of my best films.
[ Best Cliffs Dover Films Think White Yet]
I take more jobs when I need more money, if I'm investing in films. I take fewer when I don't. Or if something really good comes along, I usually find a way to do a good job on it in the time that I've got.
[ Along Comes Fewer Films Find Good Got Investing Job Jobs Money More Need Really Something Take Time Usually Way]
On film you put all your energies into a single glance.
[ Energies Film Glance Into Put Single Your]
Multiplicity was a movie that tested really well. People seeing the movie really liked it, but then the studio couldn't market it. We opened on a weekend with nine other films.
[ Films Liked Market Movie Multiplicity Nine Opened Other Really Seeing Studio Tested Then Weekend Well]
I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films.
[ Bit Book Books Films First Just Knew Media Only Over Read Seen]
I'm only interested in being a good actor and in being remembered for my best films, not for the way I look. But it seems inevitable in this line of work that I have to care about the way I look without getting obsessed about it.
[ Actor Being Best Care Films Getting Good Inevitable Interested Line Look Obsessed Only Remembered Seems Way Without Work]
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.
[ Advertising Ambiguity Anyway Because Built Easy Film Films However Into Make Meaning Message Propaganda Really Same Them These Thing Too Unmistakable Which Work]
Market forces impose certain rules before a film can actually get made.
[ Actually Before Certain Film Forces Get Impose Made Market Rules]
I love all of Albert Brooks' work from Defending Your Life back to his first film, Real Life, but am sorry that he seems to have lost his edge in his more recent work.
[ Albert Am Back Brooks Defending Edge Film First His Life Lost Love More Real Recent Seems Sorry Work Your]
I can still recall the thrill of shooting my first film.
[ Film First Recall Shooting Still Thrill]
I am going to produce a movie of my own. I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film.
[ Am Cinema Faces Film Formulae Generation Going Hindi Lot Make Movie New Own Present Produce Stick Want Will]
I did 10 years of comedies and 10 years of Westerns. I really like to stay away from car chases. I prefer the more intimate film. You have a much more direct association with the emotions.
[ Association Away Car Chases Comedies Did Direct Emotions Film Intimate More Much Prefer Really Stay Westerns Years]
I've always loved film more than theater.
[ Always Film Loved More Than Theater]
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.
[ Before Came Camera Could Decision Film Front Gravitated Life Make Probably Put Really Think Would]
I want to take a few years out, maybe make a couple of more films or whatever.
[ Couple Few Films Make Maybe More Out Take Want Whatever Years]
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.
[ 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]
I like Jailhouse Rock and Love Me Tender. The black-and-white films. With music, I tend more toward the '70s stuff because I was at the shows for those, so they bring back memories.
[ Back Because Black-And-White Bring Films Jailhouse Love Memories More Music Rock Shows Stuff Tend Tender Those Toward]
As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!
[ Actor Does Filmmaker Genre Get Just Love Much Trapped Typecast]
It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too. I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
[ Awards Enjoy Even Filming Go Interviews Just Learning Lines Too]
I knew nothing about film at all. I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things. In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three key interviews and that would be it.
[ Biggest Film Interviews Key Knew Might Nothing Sort Suppose Surprise Theatre These Things Three Two Would]
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.
[ Ability Access Because Digital Director Disk Disks Eroding Film Importance Just Mean More Movie Number Onto Practical Put Really Revolution Standpoint Whole]
I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it's an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened.
[ Across After Also Amazing Because City Dangerous Envisioned Filmed Happened Happy Lot New Only Place Some Somehow Started Think War World York Zone]
I trained more than anybody ever in a golf film ever made - my swing is pretty hot.
[ Anybody Ever Film Golf Hot Made More Pretty Swing Than Trained]
At HBO, they seem to be well-informed. They make what I think are really quite mature films.
[ Films Hbo Make Mature Quite Really Seem Think Well-Informed]
Most film directors do not come up with their own subjects or write their own screenplays.
[ Come Directors Film Most Own Screenplays Subjects Their Up Write]
What I remember myself from films, and what I love about films, is specific scenes and characters.
[ Characters Films Love Myself Remember Scenes Specific]
I do remember that I was sitting in the make-up chair before the shoots for a commercial or film or other, and I thought: Sometime soon they are going to make a close-up of me and millions of people can see how many pimples I've got on my cheeks.
[ Before Chair Cheeks Close-Up Commercial Film Going Got How Make Make-Up Many Millions Other Pimples Remember See Shoots Sitting Sometime Soon Thought]
Sometimes films ignore other points of view because it's simpler to tell the story that way, but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different points of view and situations, the more real the story is.
[ Because Different Films Genuine Ignore More Other Points Real Simpler Situations Sometimes Story Sympathetic Tell View Way]
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.
[ Another Audience Cost Film Make Movie Never Now Otherwise Plays Put Reach Reached Reason Relatively Small Will Would]
They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here.
[ Any Causing Civilized Country Each Europe Films Firearms Gun Here Japan Killing Laws Mayhem Off Other Our Pretty Routinely See Some Streets Tough Very Violent World Yet]
I just recently did a film with Disney, and they put the drawings straight on the computer. And it's all painted on the computer now and not by hand anymore.
[ Anymore Computer Did Disney Drawings Film Hand Just Now Painted Put Recently Straight]
You might have a favorite book or film, but you can only watch or read it so many times before you have to let it sit and then go back and realize it's your favorite still. At some point everything gets a little stale and you have to step away from it.
[ Away Back Before Book Everything Favorite Film Gets Go Little Many Might Only Point Read Realize Sit Some Stale Step Still Then Times Watch Your]
It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.
[ Art Become Disappointing Entertainment Films Form Pure See]
Making a film that's supposed to be fun to watch is really hard - that's the weird irony of it.
[ Film Fun Hard Irony Making Really Supposed Watch Weird]
I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me.
[ Actress Always Beautiful Big Bother Constantly Desire Else Every Film Had Out Play Somebody Your]
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.
[ 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]
To make films is as boring as watching paint dry - you usually have to do little tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going.
[ Back Bits Boring Come Dies Dry Energy Films Find Go Going Here Hope Keep Lighting Little Make Off Paint Someone Tiny Usually Waiting Watching]
I'll need every ounce that I have to drive it through. Film and TV require that energy. Sometimes fight scenes can be pretty intense. When I was shooting "Heaven" it was truly guerrilla film-making.
[ Drive Energy Every Fight Film Film-Making Guerrilla Heaven Intense Need Ounce Pretty Require Scenes Shooting Sometimes Through Truly Tv]
I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise.
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
Even befor doing this film, I've always been interested in mythology.
[ Always Been Doing Even Film Interested Mythology]
A film has its own life and takes its own time.
[ Film Life Own Takes Time]
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.
[ Aspects Collaborating Components Directors Film Filmmakers Five-Year Interesting Learned Many Most Over Period Project Two Writers]
So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens.
[ Also Between Brazil Closer Cultures Dialogue Feel Film Film-Makers First-Time Help Increase Much Our Really Responsibility Screens See Than Us Which Wonderful]
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the greatest films of all time.
[ Films Goes Greatest Mr Smith Time Washington]
Once the image was in the digital environment, one of the problems was, we had no means to reproduce the color spectrum, grey scale, and contrast that film produces, without converting the digital file to film, evaluating it, then going back and changing the digital image.
[ Back Changing Color Contrast Converting Digital Environment Evaluating File Film Going Grey Had Image Means Once Problems Produces Reproduce Scale Spectrum Then Without]
I couldn't see my father's films because they were restricted and we didn't have videos or DVDs back then.
[ Back Because Dvds Father Films Restricted See Then Videos Were]
I like to go from mainstream movies to more artsy films. I don't sign on for the money. Maybe I should, but I don't. There's always a good reason for doing something.
[ Always Doing Films Go Good Mainstream Maybe Money More Movies Reason Should Sign Something]
When you're a woman in your 40s, it's not the best time to do films, because there really aren't that many roles. Then you reach 50 and there are more roles again. Mother parts.
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After the war, there was no industry. We lost the war. We had our whole city destroyed. No money. No studio. No film. No camera. No equipment. We would shoot in the street. We had no actors. Nothing. But we wanted to do movies. And we did the best movies in the world.
[ Actors After Best Camera City Destroyed Did Equipment Film Had Industry Lost Money Movies Nothing Our Shoot Street Studio Wanted War Whole World Would]
Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century, and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a slightly corrupted artform. They fit this century - they combine Art and business!
[ Art Artform Business Century Combine Corrupted Fact Films Fit Form Motion Pictures Reasons Slightly]
Some fellow from the Third World kept hammering for prizes for a Communist film which was rotten.
[ Communist Fellow Film Hammering Kept Prizes Rotten Some Third Which World]
You are probably right when you say that I could get a role in any producer's film if I just asked.
[ Any Asked Could Film Get Just Probably Producer Right Role Say]
You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if you've seen my earlier films, but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human, how my philosophy has evolved.
[ Develop Earlier Evolved Filmmaker Films How Human Kind Learn Only Philosophy Seeing Seen]
I was working as an art and tech researcher in '84. At that time there had been a small government program of assistance for artists for at least three or four years. I was working with Super 8 film then. And video in '85 and public radio in the early '80s.
[ Art Artists Assistance Been Early Film Four Government Had Least Program Public Radio Researcher Small Super Tech Then Three Time Video Working Years]
The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.
[ Film Kept Luck Miracle Real Secretary Stroke Working]
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.
[ Also Autobiographical Couple Doubt Everyone Film Language Ordinary Portray Same Time Tries Understand]
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.
[ Another Audience Big Bought Channel Explosion Feature Feel Film First Looks Make Obligation Seconds Something Succeeding Television Think Trying Turn]
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.
[ Alabama Film Given Group Life Make Marvelous Plane Ready Report Springboard Text Ticket Told]
It's nice that we have all these different films.
[ Different Films Nice These]
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.
[ Any Dealing Deals Family Film Inherently Look Our Presented Question Scope Sense Smallest Social Society Some Themes Think Unit Which]
Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me.
[ Bums Compared Dancing Easy Enough Films Imagine Lay Pain Physical Say Script Seemed Very Work]
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.
[ Back Called Even Film Fought Francisco Get Go Here Initially Know Paramount Part Pleased Really San Shoot Then Think Though Up Wanted]
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.
[ Been Elf End Film Filming Funny Had James Never Through Told Waiting Whole]
We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change.
[ Always Amount Being Black Change Characters Far Films Going Know Made Roles Them Trailing Us Written]
Directing a film was something I was yearning to do. I always wanted to see if I had the capacity to be a good storyteller.
[ Always Capacity Directing Film Good Had See Something Storyteller Wanted Yearning]
I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct. You can't work on a film for six years without being your own toughest critic. So you can't really be distracted by the expectations based on your previous performance.
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up-to-date modern ways.
[ Anything Communications Film How Information Interested Internet Involved Modern Most Photography Program Related Those Transmission Up-To-Date Use Videos Ways]
I'm not going to spend two years on a film or four years on an opera if I don't feel like I can put my own self into it. That doesn't mean it has to be about myself.
[ Feel Film Four Going Into Mean Myself Opera Own Put Self Spend Two Years]
I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor.
[ Control Cutting Film Floor Know Left Over Will]
Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result.
[ Adventure Film Final Implicit Making Part Personal Result Sometimes Your]
Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist.
[ Actually Based Because Changes Film Goes How Interesting Mental Protagonist Something State Style Time Very]
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.
[ Anyone Balance Careers Celebrity Challenged Dual Feel Figure Film Frightened How Music Out]
Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.
[ Audiences Cinemas Films Gained Made New Them Wanted Young]
Thrillers are an enormous amount of fun for filmmakers.
[ Amount Enormous Filmmakers Fun Thrillers]
The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community.
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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.
[ Actor Actually Already Audience Feel Film Helps Know Loved Reasons Relationship Think Tom 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.
[ Become Between Cult Definitely Film Off Play Popular Radio Somewhere Surprised Talk Thing Took]
I can't do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise.
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I think the situation in Toronto is such that there are funding organizations which make it easy for a film to raise more money than it needs and very often that works against a film.
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Everyone plays their own crucial part towards the film.
[ Crucial Everyone Film Own Part Plays Their Towards]
My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the educated middle class in the cities and small towns. They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population.
[ Also Audience Bengali Bombay Cities Class Delhi Educated Films Madras Middle Only Play Population Small Towns Where]
It's hard not to get a big head in the film industry, there are people on a set paid to cater to your every need, from the minute you arrive until you go home. It's kind of strange, but not unpleasant.
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The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it.
[ Amount Cable Companies Computer Designers Enormous Ensure Fact Film Game Going Hardware Know Make Manufacturers Marches Money Studios Thing]
Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American.
[ Action Actors American Born Called Dollars English Eventually Film Finland Little Made Million Over Shot Shown]
The DC 9/11: Time of Crisis film was hard to get the part; I had to audition three times. It was very serious and very sobering. We studied and tried to re-create all the stuff that we all saw that day.
[ Audition Crisis Day Dc Film Get Had Hard Part Saw Serious Sobering Studied Stuff Three Time Times Tried Very]
But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
[ Films Good Great Had Luxury Working]
I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
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.
[ Alone Diminish Film Get Hoping Jobs Leave Mystique Next Our Over Somewhat Television Us Whatever Will Years]
I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way.
[ Am Audience Big Candy Consciousness Cotton Cynical Films Good Opening Optimist Over Remember Stick Time Way Weekends Will]
I worked on a film short with Frank Sinatra when I was a kid.
[ Film Frank Kid Short Sinatra Worked]
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.
[ Ability Career Confident Doing Either England Films Independent Know Maintain New Plays Will]
Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years of theater before ever I did film roles. You build technique that you can rely on.
[ Before Build Did Ever Film Goodness Had Rely Roles Say Technique Thank Theater Well Years]
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.
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We took up the offer with the BBC, and that was Monty Python's Flying Circus. I didn't have to submit my ideas to the group. I used to turn up on the days we recorded with a can of film under my arm, and in it went.
[ Arm Bbc Circus Days Film Flying Group Ideas Monty Offer Python Recorded Submit Took Turn Under Up Used Went]
It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor.
[ Accident Actor Film Hopkins Tony Wonderful]
We shot 'High School Musical' in eight weeks. I spent longer rehearsing for 'Hairspray' than filming 'High School Musical'.
[ Eight Filming Hairspray High Longer Musical Rehearsing School Shot Spent Than Weeks]
I never, ever want to apologize for a film. If it's bad I'll say it's my fault. And that's what I can say so far in all the films that I've done, that if you don't like it, it's entirely my fault.
[ Apologize Bad Done Entirely Ever Far Fault Film Films Never Say Want]
Quentin Tarantino asked me to work with him but there is no way I am going to do that while Matthew Vaughn is working in film.
[ Am Asked Film Going Him Matthew Quentin Tarantino Vaughn Way While Work Working]
If I'm really considering doing film from now on then that is the smart thing to do, or you can go either way. You can just do the same character over and over again and make a different comedy like over and over again.
[ Again Character Comedy Considering Different Doing Either Film Go Just Make Now Over Really Same Smart Then Thing Way]
I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films. Movies
[ Films Married Mistress Theater]
I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist.
[ Filmmaker Scientist]
The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
[ Am Because Become Films Going More Only Personality Press Quantity Sheer Thing Visible Worry]
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.
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country. Movies
[ Cost Could Country Film Invaded Kind Million Money Some]
It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
[ American Build Characters Feel Filmmakers Formulaic Gone Group More Personal Real Some Spirit Stories Tell Told Truths Universal Well Were]
Film is a collective experience, as you know.
[ Collective Experience Film Know]
You wouldn't ask Rodin to make an ugly sculpture, or me to make a film with an ugly woman.
[ Ask Film Make Rodin Sculpture Ugly Woman]
Woody is so musical in his filmmaking. I've never worked with anyone I've trusted so completely. He won't let you hit a false note.
[ Anyone Completely False Filmmaking His Hit Musical Never Note Trusted Won Woody Worked]
More personal films, you could make them, but your budgets would be cut down.
[ Budgets Could Cut Down Films Make More Personal Them Would Your]
For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful.
[ Beautiful Because Been Better Change Doing Film Films Kind More Much Technology Them Useful]
I've produced my own films for twenty years now - it means I have to talk to less people.
[ Films Less Means Now Own Produced Talk Twenty Years]
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.
[ Back Central Colour Column Come Cons Film Games Green Him Just Name Numerical Represents Sorts Spectrum Things Us Values Within World]
The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office.
[ Attached Box Dollar Figure Film Good Makes Money Office Only Success Until]
Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to people who have a pioneer spirit, this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause.
[ Cause Characters Commitment Drawn Energy Extraordinary Films Four Just Made Only Pioneer Played Real Spirit Their Think Times Well]
We have to do a film parody for Comic Relief. We can't decide which film to parody at the moment. Any ideas welcome, but not Spiderman owing to costume being too tight.
[ Any Being Comic Costume Decide Film Ideas Moment Owing Parody Relief Spiderman Tight Too Welcome 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.
[ Amazing Film Flying Going Got Green Having How Important Intention Many Moments Most Much Really Screen Somewhere Taught Things]
It's a funny thing because you look at the careers of other filmmakers, and you see them sort of slow down, and you realize, maybe this becomes harder to do as you get older. That's sort of a cautionary thing. I hope it doesn't happen to me.
[ Because Becomes Careers Cautionary Down Filmmakers Funny Get Happen Harder Hope Look Maybe Older Other Realize See Slow Sort Them Thing]
Kenya doesn't have much of an infrastructure for hosting a film.
[ Film Hosting Infrastructure Kenya Much]
There is a broad cultural current that conveys the idea that a film is like a football team, it represents a nation, it is illustrated literature, filmed radio. These are outdated concepts, totally out of touch with today's realities.
[ Broad Concepts Conveys Cultural Current Film Filmed Football Idea Illustrated Literature Nation Out Outdated Radio Realities Represents Team These Today Totally Touch]
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.
[ Being Directed Films Hollywood Men Most Part Strong Stupid Usually Woman Written]
Polar Express is not an attempt to do animation. It is a technology-based film.
[ Animation Attempt Express Film Polar]
For young filmmakers, Saw is a perfect film. It doesn't cost the GNP of almost every country of the world.
[ Almost Cost Country Every Film Filmmakers Gnp Perfect Saw World Young]
I mean they're making remakes of my films and I'm not even dead yet! Why would you want to make a remake?
[ Dead Even Films Make Making Mean Remake Remakes Want Why Would Yet]
I've been acting for 25 years, living out of suitcases on theater tours or film locations.
[ Acting Been Film Living Locations Out Suitcases Theater Tours Years]
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.
[ Bad Best Different Director Directors Every Films Get Good Make Right Say Some Sometimes Take Think]
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.
[ Anymore Away Biggest Concern Eating Film Films Go Going Half Hour Later Million Normally Point See Take Things Well Your]
I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated.
[ Before Book Dated Filming Knew Meant Movie Never Read Started Term Think Thought Very Watched Wife]
Stax was rejoicing in the difference in who we are, and that's what you see in the film.
[ Difference Film Rejoicing See Stax]
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.
[ Acting Another Architect Career Enthusiasm Examinations Films Had Job Join Just Movies Option Plotting Same Schoolgirl Seriously Studying Take Took Up Very Were]
I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.
[ Began Documentary Drama Feel Films Hollywood Interesting Looking Moment More Movies Past Richer Than Truth]
We just started filming, and after every scene was shot, we had a rehearsal for the next one.
[ After Every Filming Had Just Next Rehearsal Scene Shot Started]
Independent films in this country are in the same position. Miramax and Fine Line are not independent - they're with Disney! Come on. Or they're with Warner Brothers. They're all with somebody.
[ Brothers Come Country Disney Films Fine Independent Line Miramax Position Same Somebody Warner]
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
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.
[ Awkward Camp Complicated Create Filming Get Leaving Maybe Nothing Out Tension Think Us Watching Were]
John Schlesinger had one of his friends designing it and he had never done a film before. Ten days before it started, they didn't have any costumes. I was rung up and joined up.
[ Any Before Costumes Days Designing Done Film Friends Had His John Joined Never Rung Started Ten Up]
I think making a good film shot is joyful.
[ Film Good Joyful Making Shot Think]
I'd rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
[ American British Films Getting Hopes La Move Rather Roles Small Than Theater]
All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film.
[ Brothers Directors Everyone Feel Film Ideas Include Listen Make Making Quentin These Unique Very Vision Want Would]
There is also a strong following among the urbanites on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films.
[ Also Among Arts Coast Comes East Films Following Martial Strong]
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.
[ Cook Enjoy Film Friends Hope Make Myself Prepared]
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.
[ Away Brilliant Easy Feeling Felt Film Got Had Him Into Jon Just Know Less Much Part Run Something Though Which]
I can't remember what the last film I saw was, as I can't smoke or drink in cinemas.
[ Cinemas Drink Film Last Remember Saw Smoke]
I do have tatoos, and I do wear leather, but there are other sides of me, that my film express.
[ Express Film Leather Other Sides Wear]
In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story.
[ Characters Community Film Important Independent Involve More Smaller Stories Story Tend]
Film is a very intimate medium.
[ Film Intimate Medium Very]
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.
[ 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]
I'm hoping that word-of-mouth on the film - people seeing it and liking it - that that will drive more people to the theaters, because I haven't seen the billboards or the posters or anything.
[ Anything Because Billboards Drive Film Haven Hoping Liking More Posters Seeing Seen Theaters Will Word-Of-Mouth]
It just seemed to me to be a great story, set back in its time but something that seemed to have relevance for our time. Now that the film is coming out, it looks like we're back in another time where repression of expression is all the rage.
[ Another Back Coming Expression Film Great Just Looks Now Our Out Rage Relevance Repression Seemed Set Something Story Time Where]
I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it.
[ Acting Did Fall Few Films Live Love Now Until Without]
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.
[ After Area Around Both Came Cinema Circle Film How King Lounge Made Princesses Queen Respond Rounds Semi Told Were]
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.
[ After Doing Etc Few Film First Get Given Gotten Itself Moved Movie Next Really Scene Then Thinking Through Times Usually Watch Watching Were Where]
Music is half the film.
[ Film Half Music]
From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker.
[ Action Actor Being Choreographer Director Dynamics Elements Experience Film Maker Producer Understand]
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
[ Art Aspect Celebrate Cinema Come Divide Festivals Film Humanity Moment Shame Should Such Together Whole Would]
I wanted to make a film about stupid people that was very vulgar and deeply stupid. From that moment on I can hardly be reproached for making a film that is about stupid people.
[ Deeply Film Hardly Make Making Moment Stupid Very Vulgar Wanted]
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
[ Ashamed England Filmmaking Love Say Sort Vilified]
I felt little awkward about taking one boyfriend to see a film starring another boyfriend.
[ Another Awkward Boyfriend Felt Film Little See Starring Taking]
The film of tomorrow will be an act of love.
[ Act Film Love Tomorrow Will]
The more unique your film is and unusual it is and difficult it is, the harder it is to get it financed. That's why a lot of good filmmakers are doing television. They do HBO movies.
[ Difficult Doing Film Filmmakers Financed Get Good Harder Hbo Lot More Movies Television Unique Unusual Why Your]
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.
[ Acknowledge Also Because Difficult Even Exists Film Fine Ireland Irish Particularly Quite Rain Very]
There are two phases to a movie. First you shoot the movie, and then you make the movie. Generally, post-production is longer than filming.
[ Filming First Generally Longer Make Movie Phases Post-Production Shoot Than Then Two]
Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage.
[ Also Come Did End Film Going Light Realise See Some Stage Thing Tunnel Wonderful]
With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone.
[ Black Concerned Films Tone White]
It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery.
[ Black-And-White Car Coming Decide Driving Feet Film Frame Had How Light Magic Mm Mystery Off Sense Sign Stop]
I've been fortunate to be in films that are classic, that are going to be around.
[ Around Been Classic Films Fortunate Going]
Dark Water was one of my favourite films to shoot because of Walter. I had seen the previous films he had directed, Central Station and Motorcycle Diaries, and I thought they were great. I really trusted him.
[ Because Central Dark Diaries Directed Favourite Films Great Had Him Motorcycle Previous Really Seen Shoot Station Thought Trusted Walter Water Were]
In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
[ Balance Because Bigger Challenging Could Doing Films Independent Most Perfect Seem Some Unique World]
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.
[ Actually Been Done Ever Everything Films Himself His Learned Saw Since Sirk Them Tried Work Write Yes]
When I started in films, it never really occurred to me that I could make a career out of acting.
[ Acting Career Could Films Make Never Occurred Out Really Started]
The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave him every opportunity to explain himself.
[ Achievement Every Explain Fair Film Gave Him Himself His Musical Opportunity]
But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don't want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that's a big difference.
[ Acted Actor Because Big Did Difference Directed Director Directs Filmmaker Important Produced Projects Want]
I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre.
[ Continue Film Hope Television Theatre Working]
I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory.
[ Fact Films Laboratory Love Microscope Sort Under Working]
I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia on steroids in a lot of ways.
[ Arabia Film Good Independent Lawrence Looks Lot Mean Movie Mummy Source Steroids Ways]
You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other, the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies.
[ Back Dialogue Each Films Go Hear Lost Movies Off Other Played Really Think Those Way]
I thought The Visitation was good fun. We did some of that filming at Ealing on the big set.
[ Big Did Filming Fun Good Set Some Thought Visitation]
I wish I knew what was next. I got this movie without planning to. I'm really excited to be continuing in film because it's a great job but I have my portfolio and resume for any other opportunity.
[ Any Because Continuing Excited Film Got Great Job Knew Movie Next Opportunity Other Planning Portfolio Really Resume Wish Without]
The informing idea of what you want to say and do, that's what will take you from film school to professional - the idea. That's what is original to you.
[ Film Idea Informing Original Professional Say School Take Want Will]
IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film.
[ Computer Contractor Design Film Ibm Interface Much Original]
We don't have a lot of class-conscious filmmaking.
[ Filmmaking Lot]
I feel that film is inevitably the medium of the future. It has been for years, decades, but more so now than ever.
[ Been Decades Ever Feel Film Future Inevitably Medium More Now Than Years]
If you get a chance to be in a film, that's great. One of my goals is to make a record as good as Don Henley's album, Building the Perfect Beast.
[ Album Beast Building Chance Film Get Goals Good Great Henley Make Perfect Record]
I think a film should have a gestation period of at least two or three years.
[ Film Least Period Should Think Three Two Years]
My films are about embarrassment.
[ Embarrassment Films]
To me, it's a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
[ Drag Film Him Moral Now See Son Teenager Very Were Would]
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.
[ Anything Around Cigarettes Doing Films Got Lot Nobody Pretty Really Restless Sitting Smoking Talking]
I like the theater enormously, but I truly love films - the whole bizarre, boring process that it can be.
[ Bizarre Boring Enormously Films Love Process Theater Truly Whole]
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.
[ Being Burden Centre Film First Innocence Take Takes Thereafter Time Trepidation]
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
[ Any Darker Death Film Humor Life Much Sense Side Taste Very Views Which]
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.
[ Because Change Choose Director Every Film Formula Guess Just Merely Now Other Really Try Way Your]
You get an image after you act in a film, but it is not necessary that you last long because of that image.
[ Act After Because Film Get Image Last Long Necessary]
I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you're the character you're trying to be.
[ Believe Character Completely Ever Film Job Make Think Transform Trying Well Your Yourself]
Technical skill counts for nothing if it is used only to manufacture films which have little to do with humanity.
[ Counts Films Humanity Little Manufacture Nothing Only Skill Technical Used Which]
It is a very unusual sector and the one thing I would ask of them is to understand that for most of them one-third of their films are being financed by the taxpayer and that carries huge accountability and responsibility.
[ Accountability Ask Being Carries Films Financed Huge Most One-Third Responsibility Sector Taxpayer Their Them Thing Understand Unusual Very Would]
Certainly Amadeus because it was a very powerful time for me, we filmed it in the Czech Republic at a time of lots of social and political change going on in that part of the world.
[ Amadeus Because Certainly Change Czech Filmed Going Lots Part Political Powerful Republic Social Time Very World]
I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
[ Been Big Box Consider Conventional Films Hollywood Market Marketed Mass Myself Never Office Really Star Studios]
The success of the film is down to the crew.
[ Crew Down Film Success]
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.
[ Always Anymore Audience Because Bigger Campuses City College Cut Film Front Get Know Laughs Loosely Plays Probably Too Want]
I know certainly, when one job draws to a close, that I feel I'm simply never going to work again. No one will ever want me for anything ever again. I think that's a vulnerable moment in every actor's life, and it happens every time you finish a film.
[ Actor Again Anything Certainly Close Draws Ever Every Feel Film Finish Going Happens Job Know Life Moment Never Simply Think Time Vulnerable Want Will Work]
Lynch is not as strange as his films. He's a complex guy with a very interesting view of the world. But he's very accessible, with a good heart.
[ Accessible Complex Films Good Guy Heart His Interesting Lynch Strange Very View World]
If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right. Movies
[ Doing Films Know Profit Right Show Something]
I feel that film, as opposed to theatre, is about capturing that one, real moment.
[ Capturing Feel Film Moment Opposed Real Theatre]
I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student.
[ Being Filmmaker Kind Opportunity Perpetual Privileges Remain Student Think]
I'm not seeking out genre films, but this just came my way, and Miramax was good enough to add a role for me because we wanted the chance to work together.
[ Add Because Came Chance Enough Films Genre Good Just Miramax Out Role Seeking Together Wanted Way Work]
I don't think there's much point in putting me a deep, dark, heavy, emotional film because there are people who do it so much better than I do.
[ Because Better Dark Deep Emotional Film Heavy Much Point Putting Than Think]
The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure.
[ Failure Film Make Reasons Sometimes Very]
To make a film and to sell it to the distributors you need a name.
[ Distributors Film Make Name Need Sell]
So I told Robert from the start that if we couldn't get Charles and Max to take part, but especially Charles, that I didn't want to make the film. So would he call his mother and talk to Charles and see if Charles would at all be interested.
[ Call Charles Especially Film Get His Interested Make Max Mother Part Robert See Start Take Talk Told Want Would]
Of all the Jedis I saw in the film, Yoda's the only one I like.
[ Film Only Saw Yoda]
I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference.
[ Better Day Difference Films Gay Hope Involved Kind Make Myself Out Projects Really Start Things Want Will]
Genre aside, I'd like to make a film about people.
[ Aside Film Genre Make]
Find your own specific voice in filmmaking and go for it. Either people will get it or they won't and that's what it's all about.
[ Either Filmmaking Find Get Go Own Specific Voice Will Won Your]
This role is more visible, and I grew up without a lot of that sort of modeling so I'm relieved and proud to have done this film.
[ Done Film Grew Lot Modeling More Proud Relieved Role Sort Up Visible Without]
Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you'll ever do on your film.
[ Ever Film Getting Important Most Right Screenplay Thing Your]
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.
[ Aim Always Beauty Been Films Good Liked Loads Made Main Movie Opt Power Quality Roles Some Substance Things Were Which]
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.
[ Bombay Director Directs Done Film Films Leave Madras Making Perhaps Place Schedule Shooting Some Sometimes Takes Telephone Three]
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.
[ Ass Being Bust Dance Filming Girl Go Going Hate Known More Off Oscar Out Party Than Time Want Win Yeah]
I like all Jim Carrey films. They're really funny.
[ Carrey Films Funny Jim Really]
I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action.
[ Action Bring Directors Filming Films Probably Style Tell Totally Unique]
I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
[ Attention Filmmaker Pay Really Thing]
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.
[ Art Disaster Fiction Films Oldest Science Subjects Which]
If I make two films in a year, they'll be different. This is my style - I can't have just one way.
[ Different Films Just Make Style Two Way Year]
I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film.
[ Art Directing Directors Everyone Film How Manipulative Messages Receiving Set Should Theory Towards Universe Very]
I still enjoy watching films more than making them.
[ Enjoy Films Making More Still Than Them Watching]
When I watch a film I get swept away. I don't really watch the camera.
[ Away Camera Film Get Really Swept Watch]
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.
[ Able Backgrounds Characters Complete Concern Core Developed Diverse Ethnic Explore Films Larger Lot More Move Past See Showing Stereotypes Still Tastefully Them]
Film is not an easy occupation. There's a lot of occupations that are difficult and film is one of them.
[ Difficult Easy Film Lot Occupation Occupations Them]
The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that.
[ Action Day Every Films Know Kurosawa Looking Made Make Movies Opportunity Shoot Something Thrillers Unusual Want Way Were Where]
The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.
[ Alive Amazing Any Auto Because Before Culture Era Film Game Games Grand Idea Important Keep Kids New Now Other Play Right Step Theft Thing Universe Video Virtual Whole]
Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films.
[ Career Different Films Go Got Just Making Phases Process Releasing Sort Studio Think Through Uninspired Well Whole Your]
The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone.
[ Alone American Boston Film Producer Public Vcr Woman]
The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
[ Abused Aids City Does Fans Film Friendship Gabriel His Involves Itself Live Longer Much New Radio Storyteller Strikes Suffering Teenager Up York]
Filmmakers are going to make films, just like painters are going to paint.
[ Filmmakers Films Going Just Make Paint Painters]
All these horror movies are slasher film now. I like them, they're fun, but they wink at the audience and you're really not terrified through the movie.
[ Audience Film Fun Horror Movie Movies Now Really Slasher Terrified Them These Through Wink]
The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film.
[ Children Corsets Drawer Favourite Film Prized Railway Relic Still Wore]
I hate working out. Because I work out for films now solely I come to associate it with work.
[ Associate Because Come Films Hate Now Out Solely Work Working]
I'm not a big one for lots of genitals flapping in the films.
[ Big Films Genitals Lots]
So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film, producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it - so long as I'm not investing too much capital in these things.
[ Acting Along Broadway Capital Directing Film Go Investing Keep Long Making Mistakes Much Producing Tape These Things Too]
A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things, but I'm quite happy doing what I'm doing.
[ Doing Films Happy Lot Make Photography Quite Things Want]
It's an entire industry focusing on young male viewers that want action and violence. They sell us something that isn't valid. They're selling films like a product.
[ Action Entire Films Focusing Industry Male Product Sell Selling Something Us Valid Viewers Violence Want Young]
I think I'm the only actor in the history of film who got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it.
[ Actor Face Film Got History Jackson Lived Only Sam Slap Tell Think]
If only every man who sees my films did not get the impression he can make love to me, I would be a lot happier.
[ Did Every Films Get Happier Impression Lot Love Make Man Only Sees Would]
Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of other countries around the world... per year, Australians do see more films.
[ Around Australians Certainly Compared Countries Films Lot More Other Per See States United World 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.
[ Abandoned Altman Bailed Could Easily Film Out Really Stood Told]
I do love the films I've done in the past. I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that.
[ Done Films Friends Hard Laugh Love Make Movies Past Proud Trying Very Work]
But my sense in talking to people when I travel is that the film business is not that dissimilar from a lot of other businesses.
[ Business Businesses Dissimilar Film Lot Other Sense Talking Travel]
I started acting when I was 13 in New York. Worked there for a couple years, then auditioned for a show there that was going to be filming here. Ended up coming out, getting the job and just staying.
[ Acting Auditioned Coming Couple Ended Filming Getting Going Here Job Just New Out Show Started Staying Then Up Worked Years York]
I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million of people, to the West.
[ Bring Film Islam Made Million Story West]
Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture.
[ Big Details Ever Filmmaking Nobody Notice Picture Tiny Will]
And the fact that I see so many films really seems to amaze certain people.
[ Amaze Certain Fact Films Many Really See Seems]
The whole year I was in LA I got into telemarketing and learned how to make money. Five years later that skill helped me make my first film.
[ Film First Five Got Helped How Into La Later Learned Make Money Skill Whole Year Years]
I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.
[ Because Film Harvey Made Spite]
I considered going to film school; I took a course in film and was very interested in filmmaking as well as film writing.
[ Considered Course Film Filmmaking Going Interested School Took Very Well Writing]
I've always listened to a lot of film music, actually.
[ Actually Always Film Listened Lot Music]
It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie.
[ Beach Competitions Crazy Felt Film Fun Had Just Lived Long Moments Movie Much Opportunity See Those Whole World]
I haven't read a review of one of my films for the best part of 10 years.
[ Best Films Haven Part Read Review Years]
Why should a horror film be just a horror film? To me, The Company of Wolves is a fairy tale; it's got all those elements plus a lot more. And we know that fairy tales aren't innocent any more.
[ Any Company Elements Fairy Film Got Horror Innocent Just Know Lot More Plus Should Tale Tales Those Why Wolves]
It's quite a dangerous career move to go wilfully on making films that may not find a distributor.
[ Career Dangerous Distributor Films Find Go Making May Move Quite]
I didn't have any idea that I would be able to have a career in film.
[ Able Any Career Film Idea Would]
No film should try to follow a trend, and do what film people think the public wants. There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants.
[ Film Follow Knowing Public Should Such Thing Think Trend Try Wants]
There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
[ Architecture Arts Creative Design Economy Engineering Entrepreneur Filmmaking Interest Into Lot Modern-Day Music Now Software Theatre Think Version]
There's an ecstasy about doing something really good on film: the composition of a shot, the drama within the shot, the texture... It's palpable.
[ Composition Doing Drama Ecstasy Film Good Palpable Really Shot Something Texture Within]
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.
[ Big Cannes Couple Far Film Getting Had Hasn Impact Involves Life Magazines Newspapers Nice Prizes Reviews Some Success Sundance Very Winning Yet]
I've always loved films, always. I studied literature and I went to Columbia in New York and I went to Paris for part of one year and ended up staying there.
[ Always Columbia Ended Films Literature Loved New Paris Part Staying Studied Up Went Year York]
Altman works in such an interesting way, letting things occur in the film even if he didn't particularly plan them.
[ Altman Even Film Interesting Letting Occur Particularly Plan Such Them Things Way Works]
I'm having a vacation, and it's so beautiful, and maybe I'll never get another film idea in my life.
[ Another Beautiful Film Get Having Idea Life Maybe Never Vacation]
You know, I always do my best, no matter the quality of the film.
[ Always Best Film Know Matter Quality]
I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
[ Always Audience Exactly Expectation Express Film High Know Medium Think Through Trying Ultimately Very Will Your]
I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
[ Able Been Films Giving Go Keep Mean Mine Money Plays Quite Spaces Usually]
I think the roles in television are better for women right now. At this point, I don't want to continue doing the same things I've been doing in film because it's very limited.
[ Because Been Better Continue Doing Film Limited Now Point Right Roles Same Television Things Think Very Want Women]
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?
[ Any Asian Black Film Films Good Group Happen Insomnia Just Latino Minority Other Sense Sixth Them White Why]
I knew nothing about football, then someone showed me a film of Petit and I realised how interesting the game could be. He is divine. When I met him I could barely speak, he was so gorgeous. Women will love that show.
[ Barely Could Divine Film Football Game Gorgeous Him How Interesting Knew Love Met Nothing Realised Show Showed Someone Speak Then Will Women]
I'm so critical of myself. I'm actually really, really proud of the film. It's really cool to see a movie at Sundance because everybody is so supportive.
[ Actually Because Cool Critical Everybody Film Movie Myself Proud Really See Sundance Supportive]
With In the Company of Men, the misogynist label stuck early and firmly. In the end, it probably did hurt the film a bit, because getting women into the theaters was difficult.
[ Because Bit Company Did Difficult Early End Film Firmly Getting Hurt Into Label Men Probably Stuck Theaters Women]
Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of, so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
[ Adaptations Been Both Film Focus Fortunately Happy Involved Pieces Proud Television Them Very Work]
There are actors who spend 20 years working and still don't achieve what I've achieved so quickly. So I think my only course of action is to work as hard as I can, not just for the sake of the film, but also to prove to these people that I do have talent.
[ Achieve Achieved Action Actors Also Course Film Hard Just Only Prove Quickly Sake Spend Still Talent These Think Work Working Years]
Stage and film are just two wildly different animals. Why compare the two?
[ Animals Compare Different Film Just Stage Two Why Wildly]
But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques - which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in.
[ Brazilian British Clifford Coach Eventually Fantastic Film Football Game Got Had Incorporate Into Runs Simon Some Teaches Techniques Things Those Wanted Which Youth]
We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.
[ Asked Believe Crude Cut Days Early Entertainment Even Films Means Novelty Out Provide Stage Variety Were Which Would]
I am disabled, so I can't travel, and I have not been to any development meetings, but Gary and the others affiliated with the film keep me updated on everything.
[ Affiliated Am Any Been Development Disabled Everything Film Gary Keep Meetings Others Travel Updated]
I deliberately, in a way, went for something that was a huge challenge and was a big period film. I was excited about the canvas on which I could tell the story as much as the story itself.
[ Big Canvas Challenge Could Deliberately Excited Film Huge Itself Much Period Something Story Tell Way Went Which]
I'm over there filming in South Africa now, and two in five are HIV-positive now. Not many people know that.
[ Africa Filming Five Know Many Now Over South Two]
As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.
[ Absolutely Concerned Essential Essentially Far Filmmaking Process Stars Worthless]
I like making black and white films in natural surroundings, but I much prefer shooting a color film inside a studio where the colors are easier to control.
[ Black Color Colors Control Easier Film Films Inside Making Much Natural Prefer Shooting Studio Surroundings Where White]
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.
[ Blockbusters Everybody Few Films Movies Now Pictures Relationships Sci-Fi See Then These Those Understand Want Wants]
I want to direct films, because I am a painter and a sculptor and I've done a lot of writing.
[ Am Because Direct Done Films Lot Painter Sculptor Want Writing]
Still, as much as I wish Ballistic Kiss could be a better film, the recognition it gained from critics and at festivals speaks for itself.
[ Ballistic Better Could Critics Festivals Film Gained Itself Kiss Much Recognition Speaks Still Wish]
This fall I'm doing something I've never done before. I'm starring in a film, an independent film.
[ Before Doing Done Fall Film Independent Never Something Starring]
I am married to the theater, and the films are only my mistress.
[ Am Films Married Mistress Only Theater]
If you're sitting in the audience, you probably can't see the preparation and work that goes into creating a great scene or a great part, but I can assure you that a good film depends on lot of different things falling perfectly into place.
[ Assure Audience Creating Depends Different Falling Film Goes Good Great Into Lot Part Perfectly Place Preparation Probably Scene See Sitting Things Work]
This film is what it is. It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun. With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously. They are what they are.
[ Film Films Fun Go Horror Movie Seriously Take These Thriller Too Types Where]
I made so many films which were more important, but the only one people ever want to talk about is that one with Bogart.
[ Bogart Ever Films Important Made Many More Only Talk Want Were Which]
Now that I can edit the whole thing on AVID and edit the whole thing on tape, maybe I will do the next digitally, because maybe the quality will become less obvious between tape and film.
[ Avid Because Become Between Digitally Edit Film Less Maybe Next Now Obvious Quality Tape Thing Whole Will]
It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film.
[ Ago Bruce Doing Film Funny Guy Hughes Into John Kid Movies Only Remember Television Years]
I write for somebody who has my own limitations. My reader has a certain difficulty with concentrating, which in my case comes from being a film viewer.
[ Being Case Certain Comes Concentrating Difficulty Film Limitations Own Reader Somebody Viewer Which Write]
Well I would never say to anybody that Warren Beatty got fired, but uh, I think he and Quentin fell out of love, and I think Warren told Quentin to hire me for the film.
[ Anybody Beatty Fell Film Fired Got Hire Love Never Out Quentin Say Think Told Uh Warren Well Would]
I'd go from film to film and almost detach from one world and jump in another. I was living as these people and not having a self. I didn't know who I was. And things just get really dark.
[ Almost Another Dark Detach Film Get Go Having Jump Just Know Living Really Self These Things World]
He's a guy's guy, so it pretty much became like the impressions - don't imitate Sean Connery's voice, and things like that. We were all kind of doing it towards the end of the film, anyway, and he was cool with it.
[ Anyway Became Connery Cool Doing End Film Guy Imitate Impressions Kind Much Pretty Sean Things Towards Voice Were]
I became a real Shell Motor Oil expert, and I did this 25-minute film. It turned out really well and, as a result, they offered me more work and lots of commercials to direct.
[ Became Commercials Did Direct Expert Film Lots More Motor Offered Oil Out Real Really Result Shell Turned Well Work]
The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.
[ Art Body Consist Descriptive Does Face Films Great Intense Isolation Kind Movement Movements Soul Thought Transmitted]
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique.
[ Always Between Each Film Given Hopefully Image Instrumentation Musical Own Relationship Say Sound Unique Voice Which]
You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry.
[ Film Friends Hindi Industry Many See]
But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach.
[ Also Approach Approaching Bach Because Film Just Music Piano Really Schubert Soul Studying Technical Towards Way]
Cocteau is someone who has made such a profound impression on me that there's no doubt he's influenced every one of my films.
[ Doubt Every Films Impression Influenced Made Profound Someone Such]
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.
[ Accessible Audiences Certainly Cruise Elements Film Got Larger Laws Mainstream Make More Same Substance Sure Tom Would]
The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion.
[ Burlesque Comic Emotion Feel Film Films First Full Lot Meanings Part Represents Second Silent Tenderness Think Those]
Well, it was the beginning of my film career. It was amazing to me that I got nominated for an Academy Award.
[ Academy Amazing Award Beginning Career Film Got Nominated Well]
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.
[ Dialogue Film Happening Listen Make Music Musicians Singer Treat Way]
You're making a movie, not a documentary. If you made a film like the historians would like you to make, you're not going to go and see it. I'd rather see paint dry.
[ Documentary Dry Film Go Going Historians Made Make Making Movie Paint Rather See Would]
When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
[ Audience Expectations Film Having Highest Lowest Make Must Our Situations Where Worked Your]
You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything.
[ Anything Business Ever Film Gives Know Making]
Whereas money is a means to an end for a filmmaker, to the corporate mind money is the end. Right now, I think independent film is very confused, because there's excess pressure in the marketplace for entertainment to pay off.
[ Because Confused Corporate End Entertainment Excess Film Filmmaker Independent Marketplace Means Mind Money Now Off Pay Pressure Right Think Very Whereas]
Well, I'm proud to say American Pie was the kind of crazy, gross-out film that guys thought was the greatest.
[ American Crazy Film Greatest Guys Kind Pie Proud Say Thought Well]
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.
[ Arab Fears Film Hopes Might Muslim Normal Possibility Represent Responsibilities Same Wanted]
I smuggled the camera, it was no problem to smuggle the camera there. And I took 60 photos, two films, during the time when there was no one in the control room, in the building.
[ Building Camera Control During Films Photos Problem Room Smuggle Smuggled Time Took Two]
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images.
[ Extension Filled Films Images Page Poetry Screen Using White]
I'm more likely to lose my temper on a film set than almost anywhere. Often the level of idiocy is so exalted that it's impossible to comprehend.
[ Almost Anywhere Comprehend Exalted Film Idiocy Impossible Level Likely Lose More Often Set Temper Than]
What career? A man's got a body of film of about four movies in about 10 years or something. I do it because I think I can do a good job of something and I'll enjoy it, do it, and sort of vanish. I don't want to be an actor for hire.
[ Actor Because Body Career Enjoy Film Four Good Got Hire Job Man Movies Something Sort Think Vanish Want Years]
Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women.
[ Between Exist Films Kind Never Relationship Shown Two Women]
I guess why the Ocean's films are hard for me is because on the one hand you have to make sure the performances are there, but on the other hand it's a film that demands, to my mind, a very layered and complex visual scheme. That takes a lot of time to figure out.
[ Because Complex Demands Figure Film Films Guess Hand Hard Layered Lot Make Mind Ocean Other Out Performances Scheme Sure Takes Time Very Visual Why]
There's such good people out there where there filmmaking world is alive.
[ Alive Filmmaking Good Out Such Where World]
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.
[ Actual Boxing Far Films Hardest Movies Sucks Things Usually Watch]
Suddenly, the screens were dominated by American entertainment to the extent of something like 95 percent. As a result, audiences turned away from the kinds of films that we used to make.
[ American Audiences Away Dominated Entertainment Extent Films Kinds Make Percent Result Screens Something Suddenly Turned Used Were]
In an action film you act in the action. If it's a dramatic film you act in the drama.
[ Act Action Drama Dramatic Film]
On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn't come naturally. It's all necessary stuff I suppose but it's not my strength.
[ Carpet Come Comfortable Explaining Feel Film Life Naturally Necessary Own Red Set Strength Stuff Suppose Talking Where Your]
Nothing spooky or terrible happened on set, but we were told to say it had. We were giving a press conference and the writers were going on about these terrible things that supposedly happened while we were filming.
[ Conference Filming Giving Going Had Happened Nothing Press Say Set Spooky Supposedly Terrible These Things Told Were While Writers]
Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director's hat is only trying to justify his position.
[ Barometer Director Film Find Go Good Hat His Justify Knowing Makes Occasions Often Only Own Person Position Say Set Something Trying Wearing Where Your Yourself]
That's why I like fast film. It gives you more freedom to light more naturally.
[ Fast Film Freedom Gives Light More Naturally Why]
Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions.
[ Ideas New Starved Visions Voices]
If you're doing a drama that has some comedic elements you can't forget that it's primarily a very serious film that has some light relief.
[ Comedic Doing Drama Elements Film Forget Light Primarily Relief Serious Some Very]
When we were filming, I thought that I was Peter Pan, you know? I thought I was the coolest kid in the world, so I wound up being the coolest kid in the world.
[ Being Coolest Filming Kid Know Pan Peter Thought Up Were World Wound]
Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.
[ Film Full Integral Music Part Very Will]
I got the boot once from Stanley Donen. The film was called The Little Prince.
[ Boot Called Film Got Little Once Prince Stanley]
Because I found myself telling the story of his family to people without the visual aids that I was able to employ by filming them eventually. But I very much knew exactly what I was going to do.
[ Able Aids Because Employ Eventually Exactly Family Filming Found Going His Knew Much Myself Story Telling Them Very Visual Without]
I got into film-making because I was interested in making entertaining movies, which I felt there was a lack of.
[ Because Entertaining Felt Film-Making Got Interested Into Lack Making Movies Which]
We had the guys from X Men 2 do the cameras. They had a 360 camera that would go from one car, up in the air and over to another car in a continuous shot while the film was still rolling, going 90 mph.
[ Air Another Camera Cameras Car Continuous Film Go Going Guys Had Men Mph Over Rolling Shot Still Up While Would]
The only difference from one $100 million budget film to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it.
[ Another Box Budget Difference Film Getting Million Only Stars Which]
But I feel that I have a responsibility to help the film and I have relations with the studio and with those who put up the money so that I can tell a story that I believe in.
[ Believe Feel Film Help Money Put Relations Responsibility Story Studio Tell Those Up]
I'm always struck by the kids who turn up in New York and LA, and places in between. Chicago. Wanting to do theater, wanting to do independent film. Wanting to break into television or radio.
[ Always Between Break Chicago Film Independent Into Kids La New Places Radio Struck Television Theater Turn Up Wanting York]
I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people.
[ Actress Commitment Difference Films Made Make Move Myself Wanted]
I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
[ Able African Americans Anger Community Family Film Happened Powerful Sleep Small Spirituality Their Things Very Within]
The more sincere I could be, the better it would be for the film.
[ Better Could Film More Sincere Would]
Actually, after the release of the Bond film, the producers came back to me to offer me another one, but I didn't have any juice left for an immediate encore.
[ Actually After Another Any Back Bond Came Film Immediate Juice Left Offer Producers Release]
I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed.
[ Access Because Consumed Disgusting Film Going Media Now Our Out Over Powerful Put Really Take These Writing]
We must also win really sufficient and, above all, practical, guarantees for the freedom of the seas and for the further fulfilment of our economic and political tasks throughout the world.
[ Above Also Economic Freedom Fulfilment Further Guarantees Must Our Political Practical Really Seas Sufficient Tasks Throughout Win World]
I was making a film called The White Tower at the foot of Mont Blanc - the one thing I learned from that experience was that it's more difficult to go down a mountain than to go up. A lot of people don't realize that.
[ Blanc Called Difficult Down Experience Film Foot Go Learned Lot Making More Mountain Realize Than Thing Tower Up White]
Normally as a director, you do look at other films and things that are relevant. But with this film, it became impossible because I became so aware of the camera placement.
[ Aware Became Because Camera Director Film Films Impossible Look Normally Other Placement Relevant Things]
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.
[ American Except Farm Felt Fernando Films Home Lived Making Never Perhaps San Society True Valley Wife]
A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something.
[ Experience Feel Film Motivate Should Something]
I met my wife and, for the next ten years, we did no films at all. She did the first movie and then I did several after. My first movie was written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Kazan and was called Baby Doll.
[ After Baby Called Did Directed Doll Films First Kazan Met Movie Next Several She Ten Tennessee Then Wife Williams Written Years]
Billy Wilder is really is a heavy influence on Bound. We felt that film noir was a genre where you could create a really contained story. We wanted to be on a set as much as we could to get the kind of style level we were looking for.
[ Billy Bound Contained Could Create Felt Film Genre Get Heavy Influence Kind Level Looking Much Noir Really Set Story Style Wanted Were Where Wilder]
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, beautiful story.
[ Andrew Beautiful Choice Cinema Consequences Cost Explore Films Important Know Knowledge Larry Motifs Often Second Story Terrifying Theme Think Third Truth Which]
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
Typically in horror films the character just services the plot, and you really are just going from 'point a' to 'point b,' just so that you can end up at 'point c.' They are just sort of stick characters. That's just not interesting to me.
[ Character Characters End Films Going Horror Interesting Just Plot Point Really Services Sort Stick Typically Up]
I think drug movies free the director to make intense films.
[ Director Films Free Intense Make Movies Think]
They're not supposed to show prison films in prison. Especially ones that are about escaping.
[ Escaping Especially Films Ones Prison Show Supposed]
I had just had small parts in other films, and I'd worked with a lot of directors in TV.
[ Directors Films Had Just Lot Other Parts Small Tv Worked]
In starting to learn about film festivals and what were good ones - 'cause there are five billion of them - it was just a really good East Coast festival. And I thought this little movie was an East Coast film.
[ Billion Cause Coast East Festival Festivals Film Five Good Just Learn Little Movie Ones Really Starting Them Thought Were]
One of the things I particularly enjoyed doing was taking raw sound from locations during the film, like the candy machine, and writing pieces of music to go with them, which is totally unnecessary within the context of the film, because they have their own logic.
[ Because Candy Context Doing During Enjoyed Film Go Locations Logic Machine Music Own Particularly Pieces Raw Sound Taking Their Them Things Totally Unnecessary Which Within Writing]
It's become very popular in contemporary films to have the twist ending.
[ Become Contemporary Ending Films Popular Twist Very]
Truth is, we offered it to Tom Hanks, which pretty much every movie in America does, but Tom passed. Billy Bob said that Hanks recently called and said he's voting for all of us for Oscars, he loved the film.
[ America Billy Bob Called Does Every Film Hanks Loved Movie Much Offered Oscars Passed Pretty Recently Said Tom Truth Us Voting Which]
There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film.
[ Also Always Artistic Edit Element Film Going Issues Lead Maker Objectivity Reality Relevant Someone Which]
In the first years after 1989, films were partly financed from the state's budget as well as by public television. Still, except for a few special cases, most films are made this way.
[ After Budget Cases Except Few Films Financed First Made Most Partly Public Special State Still Television Way Well Were Years]
I've been in enough films where the studio wanted that extra little cuteness to make it sellable.
[ Been Enough Extra Films Little Make Studio Wanted Where]
But I suppose film is distinctive because of its nature, of its being able to cut through time with editing.
[ Able Because Being Cut Distinctive Editing Film Nature Suppose Through Time]
I wanted to keep exploring... I'm not about to choose a series of movies in which I can use the same bag of tricks and style that I used in the first film.
[ Bag Choose Exploring Film First Keep Movies Same Series Style Tricks Use Used Wanted Which]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
I was really disappointed that Warner Bros. didn't think highly enough of my film or my filmmaking to ask me to make the new Superman.
[ Ask Bros Disappointed Enough Film Filmmaking Highly Make New Really Superman Think Warner]
But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult - and it's very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder.
[ Agony Always Been Course Difficult Disappearing Distracting Film Getting Got Harder Last Making Money Movie Nobody Paid Process Spider Things Think Very]
Yes, I was hired by Universal because they needed a comedy director. They had seen Scandal and liked it. I saw an opportunity even in those comedies to begin my project of American films.
[ American Because Begin Comedies Comedy Director Even Films Had Hired Liked Needed Opportunity Project Saw Scandal Seen Those Universal Yes]
It never occurred to me that I'd be on a television show or in feature films but when those came into play my dreams changed along the way.
[ Along Came Changed Dreams Feature Films Into Never Occurred Play Show Television Those Way]
So I was asked to do horror film after horror film, a series of about five, after that, and some of those were a little too gruesome. I wasn't too comfortable all the time in those. I didn't really care for them.
[ After Asked Care Comfortable Film Five Gruesome Horror Little Really Series Some Them Those Time Too Were]
When it comes to films, people often don't differentiate between the message of a bad central character and the message of the film itself. They are two separate things.
[ Bad Between Central Character Comes Differentiate Film Films Itself Message Often Separate Things Two]
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing and as hand-made.
[ Consider Films Personal Poems Writing]
Time and time again I was told that I would never make the film on time and never make it on budget. That kind of criticism tends to turn me into a great big motor of efficiency.
[ Again Big Budget Criticism Efficiency Film Great Into Kind Make Motor Never Tends Time Told Turn Would]
You know, sometimes I feel like I walk around with a target on my back with the films I make.
[ Around Back Feel Films Know Make Sometimes Target Walk]
Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.
[ Film Him Justin Singing Stop Terrific Timberlake Time Told]
One of the reasons I did this, because I wasn't really looking for another science fiction film, was that my daughter can see it. She's 9 and it's really a good film for all ages.
[ Ages Another Because Daughter Did Fiction Film Good Looking Really Reasons Science See She]
Approach every film with the same enthusiasm, regardless of its budget.
[ Approach Budget Enthusiasm Every Film Regardless Same]
The last three films I've done are about self-immolation.
[ Done Films Last Three]
I like the fact that major studios have been attempting horror films recently.
[ Attempting Been Fact Films Horror Major Recently Studios]
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.
[ American Asks Because Career Dream Films Hitchcock Independent Never Now Presents Production Right Schizophrenic See Showing Them Totally Work Would]
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.
[ Another Energy Film Find Go Kind Know Love Mood Myself Occasionally Particular Patient Project Summon Up Work Write]
Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films. But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market.
[ Banks Deal Dependent Disney Films Foreign Gave Great Had Heavily Him Made Market Money Next Snow Such Three White]
I get a lot of independent films from people who are starting out.
[ Films Get Independent Lot Out Starting]
Each new film is like a trial. Before I step in front of the camera, I do not know whether I am going to fall or whether I am going to fly - and that is exactly the way I want it to stay.
[ Am Before Camera Each Exactly Fall Film Fly Front Going Know New Stay Step Trial Want Way Whether]
Now that I've got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.
[ Acting Belt Convictions Courage Films Gives Got Leg Now Regarding Some Stand Under]
Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula.
[ Anybody Been Cuz Film Formula Reduced Script Write]
I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money.
[ Alienated Became Big Films Goal God Hold Making Media Money Music Perhaps Religious Saw Star Started Things Those Thought Took Upbringing Wanted]
When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments where anybody could say anything, those were the best environments, but what you don't want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking.
[ Anybody Anything Assume Audience Best Could Democratic Environments Filmmaking Got Know Most Say Thinking Those Want Were Where]
I've written something and I would like to have my first film directed by the time I'm 30.
[ Directed Film First Something Time Would Written]
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.
[ Because Been Book Different Experience Film Hard Loved Made Really See Such]
By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.
[ Action Battle Brutality Deprivation Documentaries Endurance Even Films Hunger Inform Memories Nobility Our Prod Showing Soul Starvation Stir Such Us Very Well]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures.
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when you just see his films cold, you're not quite sure. It's the same in - I'm trying to think of other directors with a similar sense - David Lynch's films, Tim's films, some of Cronenberg's stuff.
[ Because Cold Cronenberg David Directors Films His Just Lynch Nail Other Quite Right Same See Sense Similar Some Sometimes Stuff Sure Think Tim Tone Trying]
I've always been very left of center and the radio never had much diversity and film did.
[ Always Been Center Did Diversity Film Had Left Much Never Radio Very]
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
[ Art Conscience Dark Deep Directly Does Down Dream Feelings Film Goes Into Music Our Passes Rooms Souls Way]
Because when the film was first mooted, the Beatles didn't like the idea at all. In fact they wouldn't have any part in it. And when Brian had committed them, it was part of a deal he did with United Artists, I think.
[ Any Artists Beatles Because Brian Committed Deal Did Fact Film First Had Idea Part Them Think United]
It certainly made a film writing career for me.
[ Career Certainly Film Made Writing]
I think it is very important that films make people look at what they've forgotten.
[ Films Forgotten Important Look Make Think Very]
I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself.
[ Approaches Artist Character Choosing Costumes Film Frenzy Gradually Interested Into Itself Make-Up Much Myself Shoot While Work Working]
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.
[ Also Bride Enjoy Far Favorite Film Films Frankenstein Goes Hollywood Horror Italian Might Spanish Which]
I think we probably will end up in America because he would be giving up much more to come and live here. If you want to work in film, that's really where you have to be. But I'm not sure that being an ex-pat is very good for one's sense of self.
[ America Because Being Come End Film Giving Good Here Live More Much Probably Really Self Sense Sure Think Up Very Want Where Will Work Would]
I thought I was going to be a lot more freaked out by being naked onstage. I think on film I would have been more freaked out, because film is less forgiving. But onstage it's lit so beautifully. It would make my mother look good.
[ Beautifully Because Been Being Film Forgiving Freaked Going Good Less Lit Look Lot Make More Mother Naked Onstage Out Think Thought Would]
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.
[ Abuse Art Contrast Create Diffusion Exposure Eye Fast Film Films Filters Light Makes Scene Sees Subtleties Today Way Your]
At the first screening, there were a lot of areas that we went around and around about. Then we had our second screening. It played better. It's almost a reasonable length film now!
[ Almost Areas Around Better Film First Had Length Lot Now Our Played Reasonable Screening Second Then Went Were]
Disney was a family film studio. I was supposed to be their young, leading man. After they found out I was involved with someone, that was the end of Disney.
[ After Disney End Family Film Found Involved Leading Man Out Someone Studio Supposed Their Young]
When I became the chair of the British Film Institute, I didn't understand how much of my time would be taken up with trying to make a case for the British Film Institute: what it's for, why it exists, why it needs its money.
[ Became British Case Chair Exists Film How Institute Make Money Much Needs Taken Time Trying Understand Up Why Would]
When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film.
[ American Come Film French Going Happen Italian Make Movie Out Over Same Way]
Whereas European films have traditionally been able to go into adult relationships. I think there's a huge audience in America for those kinds of films.
[ Able Adult America Audience Been European Films Go Huge Into Kinds Relationships Think Those Traditionally Whereas]
Doing comedy for film is always a challenge because you are in the hands of the editor after the fact. I am hoping I can do some more soon, I enjoy doing comedy.
[ After Always Am Because Challenge Comedy Doing Editor Enjoy Fact Film Hands Hoping More Some Soon]
Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.
[ Alone Better Dead Film Horror House Most Movies Much Out Than Today]
Everybody gets typecast in movies, but you have to make wise choices. I'd say around 90 percent of movie casting is about the way you look, so you have to fight that. If producers had their way, I'd only be in action films, but I'm interested in a more varied career than that.
[ Action Around Career Casting Choices Everybody Fight Films Gets Had Interested Look Make More Movie Movies Only Percent Producers Say Than Their Typecast Varied Way Wise]
I'm not fond of any of my films in an intimate way, but Gregory's Girl would be number 4 on my list.
[ Any Films Fond Girl Gregory Intimate List Number Way Would]
Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film, but it's the way it pans out.
[ Bigger Film Out Say Should Sometimes Try Way]
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.
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I began to realise that film sees the world differently than the human eye, and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.
[ Actually Began Differences Differently Eye Film Human Make More Observed Photograph Powerful Realise Sees Sometimes Than Those World]
I think it's easier to make a film with 200 million dollars than 960 grand.
[ Dollars Easier Film Grand Make Million Than Think]
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders.
[ Director Failure Film Shoulders Strictly Success]
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.
[ Africa Bad Decide Difficult Even Film Genocide Get Go Going Made Makes Poorly Review Say See Since Some Tragic Which]
I brought the film like a flower to the world.
[ Brought Film Flower World]
I think because I've maintained my residence in New York, those kinds of films have been more accessible.
[ Accessible Because Been Films Kinds Maintained More New Residence Think Those York]
When I was five. That's when I started to love film.
[ Film Five Love Started]
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.
[ Did Fall Fell Ferris Film Half Harness Last Put Scene Shot Way Weight Wheel]
Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blows is.
[ Actor Blows Fighter Fighting Film Good How Receiving Sword]
But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is.
[ Being Cast Contribution Director Film Fit Going Into Literary Off Page Roles Stuff Take Those Writer]
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which is an immersive medium.
[ After Certainly Connection Film Media Medium Most Probably Which]
Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology.
[ Art Balance Between Content Evolving Film Reach Shall Soon Still Technology Very Young]
Contrary to what many writers imply about the process, nobody forces a writer to sell his work to the film industry.
[ Contrary Film Forces His Imply Industry Many Nobody Process Sell Work Writer Writers]
I always prefer the big laugh. That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2.
[ Always Big Especially Film Laugh Movie Objective Prefer Scary]
That is a big danger, losing your inspiration. When I work in film and television I try to do each take a little differently. I never want to do the same thing twice, because then you're not being spontaneous, you're just recreating something.
[ Because Being Big Danger Differently Each Film Inspiration Just Little Losing Never Recreating Same Something Spontaneous Take Television Then Thing Try Twice Want Work Your]
I think it would be very boring dramatically to have a film where everybody was a lawyer or doctor and had no faults. To me, the most important thing is to be truthful.
[ Boring Doctor Dramatically Everybody Faults Film Had Important Lawyer Most Thing Think Truthful Very Where Would]
Is there something to be said for the writings of the Marquis? Is there something to be said for pornography? And is there something to be said against both? I hope our film is balanced and rich enough to encourage debate and discussion.
[ Against Balanced Both Debate Discussion Encourage Enough Film Hope Marquis Our Rich Said Something Writings]
I am the luckiest filmmaker I know.
[ Am Filmmaker Know Luckiest]
My whole career is based on taking a left turn after each film and doing the opposite of what I've just done.
[ After Based Career Doing Done Each Film Just Left Opposite Taking Turn Whole]
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.
[ 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 still think of myself as a stage actor. When I do film and television I try to implement what I was taught to do in theatre, to try to stretch into characters that are far from myself.
[ Actor Characters Far Film Implement Into Myself Stage Still Stretch Taught Television Theatre Think Try]
I actually enjoy wearing the corsets required in some period films.
[ Actually Corsets Enjoy Films Period Required Some Wearing]
Yes, I was correctly quoted in saying I introduced sex into films in the 20's, but it was sex in good taste and left a great deal to one's imagination.
[ Correctly Deal Films Good Great Imagination Into Introduced Left Quoted Saying Sex Taste Yes]
I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don't see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with the rest of cinema.
[ Cinema Film Genre Horror Independent Legitimate Nothing Part Rest See]
One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility for why a film does or doesn't do well.
[ Does Film Person Responsibility Shoulder Well Why]
Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry. That is patently asinine and ridiculous.
[ Asinine Film Harry Joe Patently Ridiculous Something Today]
I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do.
[ Always Considered Filmmaker Himself Myself Stuff Writes]
Although you have some films that are a real bummer, there's always a film that comes up where it's just heaven.
[ Although Always Bummer Comes Film Films Heaven Just Real Some Up Where]
It's all just one film to me. Just different chapters.
[ Chapters Different Film Just]
Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
[ Being Biggest Carpenter Cinema Content Ended Film Ford Harrison History Nice Pretty Star Thought Tv Up Work Would]
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.
[ Another Bucks Fail Fart Film Fly Hollywood Industry Million Off Out Pay Statistic Succeed Writes]
I don't know why my lines that were cut from the film didn't make it onto the DVD. I have offered to go into the editing room with Christopher and work shoulder to shoulder with him to fit all my lines in. I think he thinks I'm kidding. I'm only trying to help.
[ Christopher Cut Dvd Editing Film Fit Go Help Him Into Kidding Know Lines Make Offered Only Onto Room Shoulder Think Thinks Trying Were Why Work]
I never feel more alive than when I'm on stage. On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up, or the hand, there is a lot of close up.
[ Acting Alive Chopped Close Feel Film Hand Lot More Neck Never Stage Than Up]
You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars.
[ Bankrupt Bit Costs Dollars Everything Film First Freedom Get Go Hustle Joke Little Make Next Once Opens Struggle Up Willing Year Zero]
I think it's always harder in a film to convey intimacy.
[ Always Convey Film Harder Intimacy Think]
I'm just ah, actually developing a tv show for HBO, and I'm directing a film this summer, and actually I'm doing some live shows out in western Canada.
[ Actually Ah Canada Developing Directing Doing Film Hbo Just Live Out Show Shows Some Summer Tv Western]
Politics is not my life. I have a career in radio and another career in film.
[ Another Career Film Life Politics Radio]
Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.
[ Film Languages Mathematics Music Other Three Two Universal]
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.
[ Any Art Desire Film Filmmaker Into Make Move Movement New Phase Previous]
I've heard about brothers making films, but I've never heard about whole families making films like this. We didn't intend to do it; it wasn't something that we planned - it just gradually happened.
[ Brothers Families Films Gradually Happened Heard Intend Just Making Never Planned Something Whole]
I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.
[ Action Cut Feel Filmmaker Need Yell]
There is no reason why challenging themes and engaging stories have to be mutually exclusive - in fact, each can fuel the other. As a filmmaker, I want to entertain people first and foremost. If out of that comes a greater awareness and understanding of a time or a circumstance, then the hope is that change can happen.
[ Awareness Challenging Change Circumstance Comes Each Engaging Entertain Exclusive Fact Filmmaker First Foremost Fuel Greater Happen Hope Mutually Other Out Reason Stories Themes Then Time Understanding Want Why]
I'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
[ Behind Care Detail Everybody Film Lifetime Lord Made Meticulous Much Once Passion Proud Rings Role Think]
The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film.
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
He's wrong. That's why his films look so terrible.
[ Films His Look Terrible Why Wrong]
You know, we're not on stage, we're not doing a play, so we don't have a relationship with the audience but going through that process and also just hearing how much people love the film, you feel like you do have a relationship with the audience.
[ Also Audience Doing Feel Film Going Hearing How Just Know Love Much Play Process Relationship Stage Through]
And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble. Movies
[ Films Gamble Gambler Movies Must Produce]
No I didn't audition, I didn't even know David Lynch till the week before I started the film.
[ Audition Before David Even Film Know Lynch Started Till Week]
I prefer film to the stage. I always like the rehearsal better than I like performing.
[ Always Better Film Performing Prefer Rehearsal Stage Than]
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.
[ Back Bring Discussion Else Film Going Happened Just Make Moved Something Them Think Topic Week Whether Will]
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.
[ Attitude Came Change Character Charlie Did Expected Film Good Happy-Go-Lucky House Into She Slowly Started Then Things Think Us Very Went Which]
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.
[ Did East Film Generalize German Guys Kind Known Much Say Some Them Tough Were]
Class is often invisible in America in the movies, and usually not the subject of the film.
[ America Class Film Invisible Movies Often Subject Usually]
I know it's good when I see a smaller film get recognized because it means more publicity for them. When you start producing and directing the movies become a little more like your children.
[ Because Become Children Directing Film Get Good Know Little Means More Movies Producing Publicity Recognized See Smaller Start Them Your]
Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes the theater strikes me better. It just depends.
[ Better Day Depends Filming Great Just Sometimes Strikes Theater]
I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration.
[ Actor Australian Cause Collaboration Comes Control Creative Film Floor Give Ideas Just Matter Overseas Sets Sweeping Up Want Wanted Whether Whoever]
A lot of the films I've made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that's just because I have a lot of old-fashion values.
[ Ago Because Could Films Just Lot Made Probably Values Well Worked Years]
Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
[ Expensive Film Highest Industry Most Risk World]
That's what I like about Neil Jordan's films: everyone is better at what they do than you are.
[ Better Everyone Films Jordan Neil Than]
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures.
[ Been Commercial Even Failures Films Find Haven Made Particularly Some Them Though]
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.
[ Answer Any Anyway Asks Call Comes Differently Doing Film Going How Insane Interested Making Matter Nay Offer Responsible Run Ship Someone Well Yay]
In films, the fact that you can always do a scene again takes a load off your mind, enabling you to strive for perfection, which I always wanted.
[ Again Always Enabling Fact Films Load Mind Off Perfection Scene Strive Takes Wanted Which Your]
Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films. And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film.
[ Challenged Ends Film Films Handle How Know Nowadays Something Think Tied Told Up Wrong]
The last person to stand still and repeat himself was Walt Disney. He refused to repeat himself. So to think that he'd be making the same kind of film in the year 2001 that he made in 1941 is absurd.
[ Absurd Disney Film Himself Kind Last Made Making Person Refused Repeat Same Stand Still Think Walt Year]
What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film.
[ Beat Beautifully Book Cinematic Done Film Nature Realised Recognise]
I never had a great role in a great film.
[ Film Great Had Never Role]
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.
[ Being Doctor Dying Film Him His Office Opened Originally Ryan See Story Streets Then Told Walking Wife]
The Sand Pebbles has always been one of my favorite films, I suppose because its the most difficult film - from a physical and logistical standpoint - that I've ever made.
[ Always Because Been Difficult Ever Favorite Film Films Logistical Made Most Pebbles Physical Sand Standpoint Suppose]
I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
[ Clothes Come Day Did Done Film Flat Hope Mean Mirrors Musical Tricks Turn Up Were Will]
I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
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I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.
[ Comes Composer Director Film Head Interpret Kind Medium Out Psychic Through Trying]
I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It's a lot easier for me. There's a difference with women: you can't take them to dinner every night and go crazy.
[ Comfortable Crazy Difference Dinner Doing Easier Every Feel Films Go Groups Guys Lot More Night Take Them Women]
It's a very good time for horror. This business certainly has changed, but there's still room for serious horror films. Look at 28 Days Later, that's not a tongue-in-cheek picture.
[ Business Certainly Changed Days Films Good Horror Later Look Picture Room Serious Still Time Tongue-In-Cheek Very]
I like to watch many things, especially strange films and something recent, not just the story.
[ Especially Films Just Many Recent Something Story Strange Things Watch]
I don't think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself.
[ Actor Any Comfortable Contrary Feels Film Movies Must Narcissistic Normal Only Opinion Own Problem Spectators Themselves Think Very Watch Watching Your Yourself]
I think there is a feeling of old Hitchcock in there. There are parts that are tributes to some of the old great horror movies and the old great filmmakers.
[ Feeling Filmmakers Great Hitchcock Horror Movies Old Parts Some Think Tributes]
I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing?
[ Am Asked Bottles Caught Deodorant Doing Film Go Going Greece Jail Make Much Questions Stuff Thought Threw Trying]
We started filming in 1993 which was only four years after the fall of communism. The difference in Budapest over the last five years has been remarkable.
[ After Been Budapest Communism Difference Fall Filming Five Four Last Only Over Remarkable Started Which Years]
A few months after graduation I was working in films. It took off pretty quick.
[ After Few Films Graduation Months Off Pretty Quick Took Working]
Men want girls. Most men want little girls. They want them in film. They want to look at them. That's all they want. An evolved man is not going to look that way.
[ Evolved Film Girls Going Little Look Man Men Most Them Want Way]
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. Movies
[ Feel Film Kiss Movie Should Think Woman]
The best way for a beginner to write for animation is to closely watch animated films, then read the screenplays for them afterwards.
[ Afterwards Animated Animation Beginner Best Closely Films Read Screenplays Them Then Watch Way Write]
In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don't shoot films any more. There's more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent.
[ America Any Budgets Europe Films Intent Least Make More Opportunity Purity Schedules Shoot]
You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way.
[ Actually Big Care Complete Doing Film Finished Flop Gets Giant Know Made Matter Own Result See Some Success Their Ultimately Um Want Way Whether While Work]
And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before.
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Movies are not about the weekend that they're released, and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.
[ Film Grand Life Most Movies Probably Released Scheme Things Time Unimportant Weekend]
People gave us everything for free. We were allowed only so much film per picture, but there was no limit to the creativity. I like to say that they let us loose like wild dogs in the streets of Paris.
[ Allowed Creativity Dogs Everything Film Free Gave Limit Loose Much Only Paris Per Picture Say Streets Us Were Wild]
I know we didn't make an anti-Semitic film. This is what the Gospels are. And it's none of my business what other people think of me.
[ Anti-Semitic Business Film Gospels Know Make None Other Think]
You always worry about films when you hear about them making decisions after announcements are made.
[ After Always Announcements Decisions Films Hear Made Making Them Worry]
We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw.
[ Bit Complains Day Early Every Film Five Get Go Had Home Last Leave Little Match Minutes Missed Night Pictures Saturday Saw She Still Used Watch Wife]
You do a James Bond film, you're being part of an anachronism, a tradition.
[ Being Bond Film James Part Tradition]
I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
[ Been Before Done Film Full Given Haven Movies Really Responsibility Ridley Scott Something Sword]
I'd like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I'll do that before I'm thirty.
[ Before Chaplin Did Direct Exactly Film Produce Score Star Thirty Way Write]
I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films.
[ Actor Audition Films Go Good Had Her Hire His Knew Maybe Press Publicize Responsibility Start Understanding Where]
I'd always tried not to worry about the size of the role or the size of the film.
[ Always Film Role Size Tried Worry]
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.
[ Around Aware Because Camera Doing Drama Film Followed Live More Moved Television Theater Thinking Without]
Doctor Who is like any long-running series in that the cast tend to look to the star to set the general tone. Rehearsals and filming could be a lot of fun.
[ Any Cast Could Doctor Filming Fun General Look Lot Rehearsals Series Set Star Tend Tone]
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.
[ Anything Audience Being Degradation Film Intended Less Presented Remember Respected Seen Should Those Too]
It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego.
[ Always Choices Clearly Ego Fighting Film Make Own Stated Very Your]
I think a smart person today realizes that you have to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art.
[ Art Done Films Just Part Person Realizes Sake Smart Think Today]
I didn't hang around films. I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes.
[ Around Ever Films Hang Hitchcock Know Lady Seen Vanishes]
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.
[ Been Continually Creative Director Element Erode Fact Film Historically Key Maintain Must New Protect Spite Technology Trying]
The thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film.
[ Caring Director Film Great Love Separates Thing]
Neither Rainer Werner, nor any of us could have succeeded, or produced the number of films that we did, just on our own. We showed our films to each other, discussed them vigorously and rarely agreed.
[ Agreed Any Could Did Discussed Each Films Just Neither Nor Number Other Our Own Produced Rarely Showed Succeeded Them Us Vigorously]
A woman in Mexico wanted me to heal her. But I can't heal anybody. I just put my hand on her and said, 'Thank you for seeing the film.'
[ Anybody Film Hand Heal Her Just Mexico Put Said Seeing Thank Wanted Woman]
I did some writing and bought a book, and have been working on that as a film to act and direct in.
[ Act Been Book Bought Did Direct Film Some Working Writing]
There's no point in making a film out of a great book. The book's already great. What's the point?
[ Already Book Film Great Making Out Point]
Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.
[ Appear Films Made Only Them Those Using Will]
When I am shooting a film I never think of how I want to shoot something; I simply shoot it.
[ Am Film How Never Shoot Shooting Simply Something Think Want]
We have to look forward and keep filming new films and not get stuck in the past.
[ Filming Films Forward Get Keep Look New Past Stuck]
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
[ Back Bringing Camera Film Future Instant Part Working]
When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad.
[ Character Did Died Felt Film First Generations Guest Made Sad Time Very Which]
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.
[ Back Because Doing Few Films Just Make Million Money Nature Need Offend Possible See Them Very Your]
I met a hustler at a dinner party. He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser to help me with the street scenes. So we put him on the film.
[ Adviser Because Been Dinner Film Had Help Him Hustler Invited Looking Met Party Put Scenes Street]
With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic. I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and in an entertaining manner.
[ Best Cinematic Clinic Cover Entertaining Film Going Hide Manner Silent Up Wanted Way]
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.
[ Cast Deals Doing Film Friends Later Now Other Show Stars Stuff Tv Whether Years]
It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational.
[ Educational Entertainment Films Glad Had Lot More Now Our Realize Recognize Than Them Value]
It's nice to work with Hollywood because there is never any question of resources put at your disposal to make a film as long as it is the right thing to do.
[ Any Because Disposal Film Hollywood Long Make Never Nice Put Question Resources Right Thing Work Your]
If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
[ Am Andy Behind Films Just Know Look Nothing Paintings Surface Want Warhol]
I just get focused on whatever is in front of me. When I was filming Crossroads, it had all my focus. Now I'm all focused on finishing my recording so I can get that out. It's just day by day.
[ Crossroads Day Filming Finishing Focus Focused Front Get Had Just Now Out Recording Whatever]
I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something else which extended from the visual arts into the making of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
[ Able Arts Been Cartoonist Else Extended Fiction Filmmaker Hadn Into Making Narratives Shift Something Visual Which]
I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival. As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise.
[ Berlin Booing Each Ended Festival Film First Forget Look Made Never Other Outbreak Screening Some Soon Surprise Us Which]
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.
[ Advertising Because Business Film Hamlet Integrity Love Made Nice See Think Very Went Would]
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
It didn't get into Sundance although I showed a rough cut which is a mistake to all filmmakers out there.
[ Although Cut Filmmakers Get Into Mistake Out Rough Showed Sundance Which]
You get a different kick out of all aspects of filmmaking.
[ Aspects Different Filmmaking Get Kick Out]
To have a film in America means precisely nothing if you don't have a distributor who stands behind it.
[ America Behind Distributor Film Means Nothing Precisely Stands]
I think film is a very powerful advocate and message carrier.
[ Advocate Carrier Film Message Powerful Think Very]
It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot.
[ Alter Andrew Because Believes Best Change Films Invested Making Meaning Old Product Put School Shot Stick Story Way]
When I see a film I've finished, it's like another person made it. Like another mind.
[ Another Film Finished Made Mind Person See]
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.
[ Artists Films Kind Know Movies Person Tell Usually Which]
I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films.
[ Films Intense Love Make Making Need Obsession Only Perhaps]
Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.
[ Am Book Drama Film Living Music Piano Playing Reading Relationship Room Same Should Somebody]
I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
[ Acting Actor Because Best Def Films Important Mos Most Movies Personality Put Quality Rappers Really See Talk Think Want]
In truth, making films doesn't feel like hard work because I always have such a good time doing it.
[ Always Because Doing Feel Films Good Hard Making Such Time Truth Work]
The problem with doing a schlocky or big budget studio film is that it wouldn't actually be fun for me. It wouldn't be exciting.
[ Actually Big Budget Doing Exciting Film Fun Problem Studio]
Lord of the Rings was just so much enjoyment. It was over about the space of a year that I was filming. It's one of the most enjoyable things I've ever done, so emotional.
[ Done Emotional Enjoyable Enjoyment Ever Filming Just Lord Most Much Over Rings Space Things Year]
I'll tell you what 20 years teaches you - is that if one thing doesn't last something else will come down the pipe and to go from that and to do these films now.
[ Come Down Else Films Go Last Now Pipe Something Teaches Tell These Thing Will Years]
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.
[ Advantage Audience Films Gonna Had Having Little Making Perhaps Really Short Think Unfair Vacuum Were Worry]
It's becoming increasingly harder and harder; there's no such thing as independent film anymore. There aren't any, they don't exist. In the old days you could go and get a certain amount of the budget with foreign sales, now everybody wants a marketable angle.
[ Amount Angle Any Anymore Becoming Budget Certain Could Days Everybody Exist Film Foreign Get Go Harder Increasingly Independent Marketable Now Old Sales Such Thing Wants]
There was one titanic guiding light on the film set, and I was in the presence of a true Mahatma, in the deepest and most profound sense of the word.
[ Deepest Film Guiding Light Mahatma Most Presence Profound Sense Set Titanic True Word]
I am much more involved in the filmmaking experience on Mag Seven. I'm much more involved in story elements, casting decisions, the writing of the show, the blocking of the scenes.
[ Am Blocking Casting Decisions Elements Experience Filmmaking Involved More Much Scenes Seven Show Story Writing]
Every time I do one I feel like I've never really quite learned anything. I always find that when I'm making a film, I find it a little bit like I'm doing it for the first time.
[ Always Anything Bit Doing Every Feel Film Find First Learned Little Making Never Quite Really Time]
Sometimes in films it's nice to have violins on either side, rather than on one side, so you've got more of a stereo picture with the violins. Sometimes it's good to have the basses in the middle.
[ Either Films Good Got Middle More Nice Picture Rather Side Sometimes Stereo Than Violins]
I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there.
[ Actually Also Been Doing Done Film Had Happening Kind Legitimacy Mean Miramax Once Read Really Script Stupid Would]
I am musical and I enjoy theatre, but I never wanted to just do theatre. I always wanted to go into film. I love film. I loved growing up in the theatre, but I always wanted to do film all along. But, I still pursue music separately.
[ Along Always Am Enjoy Film Go Growing Into Just Love Loved Music Musical Never Pursue Separately Still Theatre Up Wanted]
In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum.
[ Bum Director England Filmmaker Germany Horror Movie Us]
I have tremendous respect for film composers.
[ Composers Film Respect Tremendous]
I have a love interest in every one of my films: a gun. Funny
[ Every Films Gun Interest Love]
When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. If I wanted to do that, I'd make documentaries.
[ Become Documentaries Film Make Never Propaganda Social Vehicle Want Wanted]
I have to tell everyone that when I finish a film and it goes out and is released, I never look at my films again. I don't like looking back. I don't even like talking about 'em! So I'm really digging back in my memory because I don't like to sit and look at my films again.
[ Again Back Because Digging Em Even Everyone Film Films Finish Goes Look Looking Memory Never Out Really Released Sit Talking Tell]
At the end of the film Val suggests there may be a way to rejoin the living, when he says, 'Let's see if we're able to live among the living, walk among the living.'
[ Able Among End Film Live Living May Rejoin Says See Suggests Val Walk Way]
It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that's out of the question.
[ Calculate Cannot Commercial Film Head How Make Mosaic Nothing Out Put Question Success Together Your]
Fundamentally I feel that there is as much difference between the stage and the films as between a piano and a violin. Normally you can't become a virtuoso in both.
[ Become Between Both Difference Feel Films Fundamentally Much Normally Piano Stage Violin Virtuoso]
I don't think that digital photography is romantic yet. It's not sympathetic the way that film is.
[ Digital Film Photography Romantic Sympathetic Think Way Yet]
All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting.
[ Artistic Artistically Back Business Challenges Commercial Confront Film Hollywood Purely Read Really Setting Side Stories Think Understand Us Went Young]
I'm not the kind of actress that goes home with the character. I mean, you're thinking about the work or the next day's scenes, but not staying in character. But as a film goes on, you become more and more fragile, emotionally. And physically too, actually.
[ Actress Actually Become Character Day Emotionally Film Fragile Goes Home Kind Mean More Next Physically Scenes Staying Thinking Too Work]
The film's dramatic requirements should always take precedence over the mere aesthetics of editing.
[ Aesthetics Always Dramatic Editing Film Mere Over Precedence Requirements Should Take]
Mostly I do films that mainstream Hollywood wouldn't touch.
[ Films Hollywood Mainstream Mostly Touch]
Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s, early '70s for a long time as a new location.
[ Became Because Been Chicago Early Filmmaker Had Late Location Long Many Maybe New Popular Reasons Rediscovered Think Time Times Used Well York]
Watching the completed version of The Two Towers for example, I was very conscious of scenes - sometimes whole sequences - that I had seen being filmed or edited but which hadn't made it into the final cut.
[ Being Completed Conscious Cut Edited Example Filmed Final Had Hadn Into Made Scenes Seen Sequences Sometimes Towers Two Version Very Watching Which Whole]
They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film; it may only be 600 in a play. But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting.
[ Act Effect Film Lasting May Million More Only Play Say See Truer]
It's really hard to say how long the show will last and will continue. I hope it lasts for a very long time. As long as kids watch it, anyway. But beyond this, sure, I would love to be doing film. I'd love to be doing more theater and perhaps even writing.
[ Anyway Beyond Continue Doing Even Film Hard Hope How Kids Last Lasts Long Love More Perhaps Really Say Show Sure Theater Time Very Watch Will Would Writing]
It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you.
[ English Film Funny Help How Murderous Old]
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.
[ Back Called Comes Film Great Messages Never Reach Return Send Symbiotic Television Thing Together Why Wonderful Word]
Sometimes it's difficult directing yourself on film because you can't quite separate yourself from the subject.
[ Because Difficult Directing Film Quite Separate Sometimes Subject Yourself]
I was always such an incredible fan of John Woo, I just wanted to do this film with him.
[ Always Fan Film Him Incredible John Just Such Wanted Woo]
Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire.
[ Big Everyone Film Goes Hit Sometimes Starts Thinking Would]
Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming.
[ Conventional Doing Filming Forget Muppet Show]
I also don't like films that are made just to make money, no this kind of film I don't like.
[ Also Film Films Just Kind Made Make Money]
Still, the film nearly didn't happen a number of times. There were great arguments with United Artists about how to reduce the cost because they were nothing if not conscious of the price of the film.
[ Arguments Artists Because Conscious Cost Film Great Happen How Nearly Nothing Number Price Reduce Still Times United Were]
I preferred delivering my performance in person. I liked to be in control. You couldn't be in films.
[ Control Delivering Films Liked Performance Person Preferred]
I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that's, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior.
[ Against Alternatives Attracted Becomes Behavior Characters Cope Examination Few Film Guess How Human Interests Options Tend Terms Then Up Very Wall]
Films are always pretentious. There's nothing more pretentious than a filmmaker.
[ Always Filmmaker Films More Nothing Pretentious Than]
But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece.
[ Certain Film Genres Heroic Only Out Stand Still Where Woman]
Everything about filmmaking tries to distract you from that first fine rapturous vision you have of the film.
[ Distract Everything Film Filmmaking Fine First Tries Vision]
I had to work out where I was going, what type of films I wanted to make. For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions, less important roles, and I tried theater, too.
[ Choose Decided Films Going Had Important Independent Less Make Out Productions Reason Roles Theater Too Tried Type Wanted Where Work]
I think it's important to do smaller films because I think that's where a lot of new things are happening.
[ Because Films Happening Important Lot New Smaller Things Think Where]
I went to Washington to ask for a little residual payment for the people who had written films in the early, early days, people who never got any residuals on tapes or anything at all.
[ Any Anything Ask Days Early Films Got Had Little Never Payment Residual Residuals Tapes Washington Went Written]
I write box notes for Kino International, which specializes in distributing foreign films.
[ Box Distributing Films Foreign International Notes Which Write]
It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in a jail cell for a week, to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner.
[ Cell Decide Films Get Jail Prisoner Seen Sense Wardens Week Where Would]
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.
[ Belong Belongs Brave Clubs Exceptions Few Films Mrs Next Organizations Roosevelt Same Seven Still Television Them Told Unable Years]
I mark a script like an exam, and I try not to do anything under 50 per cent. Similarly with the part. And also film is a peculiar thing, parts don't necessarily read in script form anything like as well as they can do when it comes to materialising.
[ Also Anything Cent Comes Exam Film Form Mark Necessarily Part Parts Peculiar Per Read Script Similarly Thing Try Under Well]
I love caper films.
[ Films Love]
This will be the fourth time I've seen this film. I'm very proud of it and I think it's a great movie for women of any age. And almost every single man I've talked to has admitted to crying.
[ Admitted Age Almost Any Crying Every Film Fourth Great Man Movie Proud Seen Single Talked Think Time Very Will Women]
I've made a lot of stupid action films. But when we made The Matrix, we saw that people wanted more than that.
[ Action Films Lot Made Matrix More Saw Stupid Than Wanted]
Unless it's done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell, color can be a very distracting element.
[ Color Distracting Done Element Film Gate Hell Japanese Superbly Unless Very]
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.
[ American Characters Depth Directors European Films Find Freedom Needed Really Sensations Storytelling Were]
One in the third film, I'm looking forward to meeting one of the Dementors.
[ Film Forward Looking Meeting Third]
Well, I am from India and I wanted to make films in English for the international market in India. So that was really the main thing, and then of course economically it was cheaper to make films in India.
[ Am Cheaper Course Economically English Films India International Main Make Market Really Then Thing Wanted Well]
You live these three months in this reality, in this dark reality. You don't want to do those films every year because they're taxing. I started smoking a lot of cigarettes.
[ Because Cigarettes Dark Every Films Live Lot Months Reality Smoking Started Taxing These Those Three Want Year]