Quotations that match 'film'.

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. Sam Mendes
[ Big Canvas Challenge Could Deliberately Excited Film Huge Itself Much Period Something Story Tell Way Went Which]
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. Morris Chestnut
[ Acting Actor Because Best Def Films Important Mos Most Movies Personality Put Quality Rappers Really See Talk Think Want]
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. Estelle Morris
[ Accountability Ask Being Carries Films Financed Huge Most One-Third Responsibility Sector Taxpayer Their Them Thing Understand Unusual Very Would]
I know the crew so well, so I forget I'm being filmed. It's like cooking with a friend in the kitchen - you're talking, as you do, and maybe you're telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops - it's more natural, more honest. Nigella Lawson
[ Being Chops Cooking Crew Filmed Forget Friend Her Honest Kitchen Know Lamb Maybe More Natural Prepare Talking Telling Way Well Wonderful]
It begins and ends with money. It's absurd in this day and age when we need so much money for education, health, for people, that a $100 million dollars can be spent on a film. It's obscene. Kathleen Turner
[ Absurd Age Begins Day Dollars Education Ends Film Health Million Money Much Need Obscene Spent]
I read cover to cover every jazz publication that I could and in the New York Times, every single day reading their jazz reviews even though I didn't put them in the films. I wanted to know what is going on. Ken Burns
[ Could Cover Day Even Every Films Going Jazz Know New Publication Put Read Reading Reviews Single Their Them Though Times Wanted York]
I never see a novel as a film while I'm writing it. Mostly because novels and films are so different, and I'm such an internal novelist. Alice Hoffman
[ Because Different Film Films Internal Mostly Never Novel Novelist Novels See Such While Writing]
I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere. Charlie Hunnam
[ Actors Because Believe Buy Character Cover Everywhere Film Go Hard Just Magazines Milk Pint See Smiling Them Then These Watch]
I know there are things I did in education that will never be reversed. I have not done that in film yet because I have only been here for about nine months. Estelle Morris
[ Because Been Did Done Education Film Here Know Months Never Nine Only Reversed Things Will Yet]
I am married to the theater, and the films are only my mistress. Oskar Werner
[ Am Films Married Mistress Only Theater]
When you look at Darling and the Oscars, it has to be luck. It was a black and white film and it was the last time that there was a black and white Oscar. Julie Harris
[ Black Darling Film Last Look Luck Oscar Oscars Time White]
I'd love to make another film in Mexico. Alex Cox
[ Another Film Love Make Mexico]
If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me. Aaron Eckhart
[ Allowed Better Cover Films Get Great Helps Hopefully Interest Make More Movie Successful Watch Way]
From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman. Steve Guttenberg
[ Actor Actors Any Apart Films Gene Guild Hackman More Other Screen Shot Than]
A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Afghan Community Cooperation Cover Ethnic Film Groups Iran Itself Lack Living None Participate Problem Though Together Under Were Willing Women Work]
I didn't go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque, and there it opened up even wider because there I saw a variety of films from all over the world. Jim Jarmusch
[ Because Classes Ended Even Films Go Opened Over Saw Up Variety Wider World]
After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film. Gillian Anderson
[ After Anything Being Camera Did Film Focus Front Going Involved More Nine Quite Really Series Set Start Television Things Want Wanted While Years]
Editing is a natural extension of the collage making. It's actually one of the few areas that women were able to excel in in the film industry from the beginning. Rachel True
[ Able Actually Areas Beginning Collage Editing Excel Extension Few Film Industry Making Natural Were Women]
I don't see me doing $100 million films because $100 million films, the very nature of them, you need to offend as few people as possible just to make your money back. Eriq La Salle
[ Back Because Doing Few Films Just Make Million Money Nature Need Offend Possible See Them Very Your]
You want to keep it in there because you feel like it's yours but to be able to see that sometimes some stuff needs to go and I think it's for the benefit of the film. Brandon Routh
[ Able Because Benefit Feel Film Go Keep Needs See Some Sometimes Stuff Think Want Yours]
One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility for why a film does or doesn't do well. Kevin Costner
[ Does Film Person Responsibility Shoulder Well Why]
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. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Broad Concepts Conveys Cultural Current Film Filmed Football Idea Illustrated Literature Nation Out Outdated Radio Realities Represents Team These Today Totally Touch]
I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems. Dario Argento
[ Because Films Homosexual Interested Lives Man Portraying Problems Their Very Woman]
It's a morality film, and it poses the question "What would you do?" I took it very seriously, just as the director did in terms of atmosphere and lighting, and I was just trying to help that vision along. Kevin Williamson
[ Along Atmosphere Did Director Film Help Just Lighting Morality Poses Question Seriously Terms Took Trying Very Vision Would]
When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive. The most important thing in the end is survival and being able to get to your next picture. George Lucas
[ Able Beginning Being Desperate End Film Get Important Maker Most Next Picture Survival Survive Thing Your]
In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage. Frank Capra
[ Art Called Courage Eyes Film Gable Legs Liz Looks Marlene May Mean Our Profession Swinging Thing Tracy Violet Without]
So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens. Walter Salles
[ Also Between Brazil Closer Cultures Dialogue Feel Film Film-Makers First-Time Help Increase Much Our Really Responsibility Screens See Than Us Which Wonderful]
If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss before I announced my own film, I would have dropped my subject. If someone else starts after me, what am I to do? Ajay Devgan
[ After Am Announced Before Dropped Else Film French Had Kiss Own Remake Somebody Someone Started Starts Subject Would]
I got an agent and went up for the part of my first film, Five Gates to Hell. Shirley Knight
[ Agent Film First Five Gates Got Hell Part Up Went]
I must stick with Chinese language films. Zhang Yimou
[ Chinese Films Language Must Stick]
When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him. Shia LaBeouf
[ Angry Beat Becomes Before Big Films Garbage Golf Him Look Lot Monster Opposition Satire Sports Tend Us Vilify Where]
I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival. As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing, which made us look at each other with some surprise. John Schlesinger
[ Berlin Booing Each Ended Festival Film First Forget Look Made Never Other Outbreak Screening Some Soon Surprise Us Which]
I'm not going to live my life unhappy and why should he and we talk about it and I think what's great about the film is that it shows is the meaning of family doesn't have to be as traditional as it once was, like you can make a family. Nia Long
[ Family Film Going Great Life Live Make Meaning Once Should Shows Talk Think Traditional Unhappy Why]
I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult. Charlie Hunnam
[ Bit Character Dancing Difficult Film Good Little Musical Nicholas Novel Only Personification Playing Script Singing Someone Style Think True Wary Which]
The actual process of filmmaking, the many hours out of your life- it is very slow and boring. I'm not interested in that now unless an opportunity was provided for me. Rick Moranis
[ Actual Boring Filmmaking Hours Interested Many Now Opportunity Out Process Provided Slow Unless Very Your]
And I sense it was a rather constructed, almost half narrative fiction film in some ways. A lot of it was staged and manipulated to get those things in there that I knew to be strong. Terry Zwigoff
[ Almost Constructed Fiction Film Get Half Knew Lot Manipulated Narrative Rather Sense Some Staged Strong Things Those Ways]
In most films music is brought in at the end, after the picture is more or less locked, to amplify the emotions the filmmaker wants you to feel. Ken Burns
[ After Amplify Brought Emotions End Feel Filmmaker Films Less Locked More Most Music Picture Wants]
Films were never in my budget. Didn't occur to me till much later. I hoped for a long, good life, which I've had and I'm having as an actor. I didn't expect the rest. Peter O'Toole
[ Actor Budget Expect Films Good Had Having Hoped Later Life Long Much Never Occur Rest Till Were Which]
You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if you've seen my earlier films, but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human, how my philosophy has evolved. David Cronenberg
[ Develop Earlier Evolved Filmmaker Films How Human Kind Learn Only Philosophy Seeing Seen]
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. Don Cheadle
[ Always Amount Being Black Change Characters Far Films Going Know Made Roles Them Trailing Us Written]
Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films. But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market. Marc Davis
[ Banks Deal Dependent Disney Films Foreign Gave Great Had Heavily Him Made Market Money Next Snow Such Three White]
But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people. Patricia Clarkson
[ Films Good Great Had Luxury Working]
I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so. Eddie Marsan
[ Actor Actually Allowed Available Big Care Certain Character Easier Ever Films Friends Happy Having Hollywood Lead Leading Men Only Place Play Projects Slip Someone Their Type Variety Wider]
With pop stars or film stars, we become the object of people's self-definition, as well as the object of sexual definition. George Michael
[ Become Definition Film Object Pop Sexual Stars Well]
Mostly I do films that mainstream Hollywood wouldn't touch. Jason Patric
[ Films Hollywood Mainstream Mostly Touch]
I really enjoy the consolation when I'm having to cut loose stuff I love, of saying 'Well, at least it will make it onto DVD.' There's a couple of scenes which I liked very much, but couldn't fit them into the film that are on there. Jay Roach
[ Consolation Couple Cut Dvd Enjoy Film Fit Having Into Least Liked Loose Love Make Much Onto Really Saying Scenes Stuff Them Very Well Which Will]
I've produced my own films for twenty years now - it means I have to talk to less people. Sydney Pollack
[ Films Less Means Now Own Produced Talk Twenty Years]
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures. Don Johnson
[ Been Commercial Even Failures Films Find Haven Made Particularly Some Them Though]
When I think about actors I know, I'd much rather hear about who they're shagging than what film they're doing next. Hugh Grant
[ Actors Doing Film Hear Know Much Next Rather Than Think]
One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you. John Carpenter
[ Always Attacking Career Copy Could Film Flattering Get Going Holidays Horror Killers Low-Budget Make Money Somebody]
If you were in the film industry at that time, you were always picked up by directors who were much older. You were whisked about and shown things. I did work very hard though. Diane Cilento
[ Always Did Directors Film Hard Industry Much Older Picked Shown Things Though Time Up Very Were Work]
George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in, which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about! David Prowse
[ Asked Casting Clockwork Come Course Did Even Favourable Film George Had Heard Knew Lucas Orange Things Though Which Work]
The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation. But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere. Kim Novak
[ Begun Cans Cared Could Did Ended Film Gained Had Just Luckily Meant Movie Nothing Recognize Reputation Revival Rotting Something Somewhere Special Up Vertigo Well Work]
I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Anything Book Completely Confused Even Film Had Hadn How Idea Knew Line Making Man Occurred Proposal Single Story Written Yet]
One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia. Oliver Stone
[ Access Actual Alexander Back Been Camera Campaign Crossing Fantasies Film Go Granted India Into Iran Life Persia Through Time]
My principal job is to make interesting and entertaining films, and I'm not proud of which format or which particular technique I use. I just wanted the film to look good. Guy Ritchie
[ Entertaining Film Films Format Good Interesting Job Just Look Make Particular Principal Proud Technique Use Wanted Which]
No one turns down a film with Woody; it's something everyone wants in their career as an important moment. He's such a comedic genius, without question, so I was thrilled. Mark Rydell
[ Career Comedic Down Everyone Film Genius Important Moment Question Something Such Their Thrilled Turns Wants Without Woody]
Even befor doing this film, I've always been interested in mythology. Rachel True
[ Always Been Doing Even Film Interested Mythology]
Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films. Carter Burwell
[ Career Doing Even Films Hope Off Other Some Still Went Would]
You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends' goodwill, wheedle your way into this or that situation. The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made? Walter Murch
[ Always Beg Borrow Cards Credit Equipment Film Friends Get Goodwill How Into Made Make Once Problem Real See Situation Somehow Steal Use Way Your]
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. Richard Roeper
[ Became Because Been Chicago Early Filmmaker Had Late Location Long Many Maybe New Popular Reasons Rediscovered Think Time Times Used Well York]
I hate the Communists and have for many years and don't feel right about giving up my career to defend them. I will give up my film career if it is in the interests of defending something I believe in, but not this. Elia Kazan
[ Believe Career Communists Defend Defending Feel Film Give Giving Hate Interests Many Right Something Them Up Will Years]
Well, I'm proud to say American Pie was the kind of crazy, gross-out film that guys thought was the greatest. Jason Biggs
[ American Crazy Film Greatest Guys Kind Pie Proud Say Thought Well]
When I see myself on film it makes me smile, I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun. I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do. Adrienne Barbeau
[ Chance Doing Enjoy Everyone Film Fun Good Hope Just Life Living Makes Making Mean Much Myself See Smile]
In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me - they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man. David Strathairn
[ Am Because Bedrock Constitutional Democracy Drawn Essential Film George Important Inspire Issues Kinds Man Populace Presents Responsible Rights Stories Those Vital Whoever]
I come from an everyday middle class family in India. The film industry reached us only through our television sets and cinema halls. Lavrenti Lopes
[ Cinema Class Come Everyday Family Film Halls India Industry Middle Only Our Reached Sets Television Through Us]
Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film. Yahoo Serious
[ After Budget Cobbled Doing Effects Everything Film Finally Finance Low Our Physically Raising Special Starting Three Together Years]
I don't believe in an annual dose of film music for the sake of it being film music. If we program film music, it will be because there is a real artistic reason for doing so. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Annual Artistic Because Being Believe Doing Dose Film Music Program Real Reason Sake Will]
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. Yahoo Serious
[ Either Filmmaking Find Get Go Own Specific Voice Will Won Your]
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. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Filming First Generally Longer Make Movie Phases Post-Production Shoot Than Then Two]
Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I've done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn't do well. Kathleen Turner
[ Best Crimes Done Even Films Live Passion Resume Strongly Though Well Which Will]
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films. Billy Wilder
[ Call Critics Dirty Films Foreign Lusty Our Pictures]
I realized what interested me as a student of film was one thing and the movies that I liked were another. Sam Raimi
[ Another Film Interested Liked Movies Realized Student Thing Were]
No, I did a film called 'Death and the Compass' as well. Alex Cox
[ Called Compass Death Did Film Well]
If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character. Don Bluth
[ Actually Animated Because Character Everything Film Funny Game Getting Got Humor Little Look Looking Movement Quite Really Things Total]
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. Mike Leigh
[ Accidents Across Also Characters Film Films Find Location Making Organic Place Poetry Relationships Spirit Stumble Themes Thing Whole]
I think the main thing I remembered throughout all of filming it was just that she just was extremely self-destructive. I think everybody can relate to that a little bit. She doesn't like herself. Shannyn Sossamon
[ Bit Everybody Extremely Filming Herself Just Little Main Relate Remembered Self-Destructive She Thing Think Throughout]
I wanted to go to Rome. I got an offer to do an Italian film and I went. David Naughton
[ Film Go Got Italian Offer Rome Wanted Went]
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. Ivor Novello
[ Asked Believe Crude Cut Days Early Entertainment Even Films Means Novelty Out Provide Stage Variety Were Which Would]
Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about. Chuck Jones
[ Audience Burst Directed Film Heard Into Joy Laughter Once Realize Strange Word]
I'm going to make a film where not one word is really important. I'm going to make it all action. Elia Kazan
[ Action Film Going Important Make Really Where Word]
Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn't, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't see a thing but we finally got it done. Lalla Ward
[ Although Done Film Finally Four French Friendly Got Ground Helpful Inches Location Misty See Snow Thing Top Tower Very Were]
It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role. Bela Lugosi
[ Almost Any Convince Down Dracula Film Live Other Play Producers Role Took Type Would Years]
I've made several films that haven't been shown. Kenneth Anger
[ Been Films Haven Made Several Shown]
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. Danny Glover
[ Able African Americans Anger Community Family Film Happened Powerful Sleep Small Spirituality Their Things Very Within]
With the Ford Foundation grant all of a sudden instead of being an artist that had made a couple of short films, I became a filmmaker who dabbled in the arts. Bruce Conner
[ Artist Arts Became Being Couple Dabbled Filmmaker Films Ford Foundation Grant Had Instead Made Short Sudden]
I go by the role pretty much. And I think the only genre I haven't gotten to do but I'd love to is a western, but no one has ever asked me to do that. Unfortunately they are very few and far between these days, but that is one type of film I'd love to do. Sam Neill
[ Asked Between Days Ever Far Few Film Genre Go Gotten Haven Love Much Only Pretty Role These Think Type Unfortunately Very Western]
I 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. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
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. Jim Jarmusch
[ Again Back Because Digging Em Even Everyone Film Films Finish Goes Look Looking Memory Never Out Really Released Sit Talking Tell]
We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs. We are also here to assist people actually in their production, non-commercial people in their production. Ann Macbeth
[ Actually Also Assist Filmmakers Here Independent Needs Non-Commercial Predominantly Production Support Their]
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. Natasha Richardson
[ Actress Actually Become Character Day Emotionally Film Fragile Goes Home Kind Mean More Next Physically Scenes Staying Thinking Too Work]
The reporter wrote with the hope that he would get a by-line in the Times, a testimony to his being alive on that day and all the tomorrows of microfilm. Gay Talese
[ Alive Being Day Get His Hope Reporter Testimony Times Tomorrows Would Wrote]
I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time. Roddy McDowall
[ Actor Child Films Had Particularly Say Time Unhappy Wonderful]
Same thing with film, by the time you've finished shooting and you've really been into everything, you've touched up everything in the editing room. You've gone in there and taken little bits from everything. Ridley Scott
[ Been Bits Editing Everything Film Finished Gone Into Little Really Room Same Shooting Taken Thing Time Touched Up]
But I don't have such a strong desire to need to get away from filmmaking. Mike Figgis
[ Away Desire Filmmaking Get Need Strong Such]
Short films don't go too far. Matthew McGrory
[ Far Films Go Short Too]
In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system. Ralph Fiennes
[ Act Comes Commercial Expected Film First Generic Language More Out Second Studio System Things Third]
No I didn't audition, I didn't even know David Lynch till the week before I started the film. Richard Farnsworth
[ Audition Before David Even Film Know Lynch Started Till Week]
Right now, I love the fact that I have so many opportunities, but I know this privileged position cannot last. That doesn't mean that I'll stop working. I picture myself as an old actress doing cameos in films with people saying: "Isn't that that Bening woman?" Annette Bening
[ Actress Cameos Cannot Doing Fact Films Know Last Love Many Mean Myself Now Old Opportunities Picture Position Privileged Right Saying Stop Woman Working]
And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble. Douglas Sirk Movies
[ Films Gamble Gambler Movies Must Produce]
A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something. Tim Reid
[ Experience Feel Film Motivate Should Something]
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. Gary Oldman
[ 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]
I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content. Ken Burns
[ Authentic Before Content Doing Edit Editing Film Instruments Many Music Organic Record Relationship Shapes Start Studio Versions]
The success of the film is down to the crew. Dougray Scott
[ Crew Down Film Success]
To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood. The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay as close as they could to what the book was. Nicholas Sparks
[ Adapted Been Blessed Book Close Could Film Hollywood Honest Liked Purchased Quite Really Stay Studios Very Wanted Work Worked]
All I could think of was we were about to start filming for the last final weeks of the TV show and here I am in the hospital, so I missed the final weeks, and a couple days later, sore stomach and all I got on the horse we started filming. David Selby
[ Am Could Couple Days Filming Final Got Here Horse Hospital Last Later Missed Show Sore Start Started Stomach Think Tv Weeks Were]
I want to take a few years out, maybe make a couple of more films or whatever. Tom Felton
[ Couple Few Films Make Maybe More Out Take Want Whatever Years]
I think Kellie Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Claire Danes represent the future for women in film, and I would be honored to share the stage with any one of them. Fred Savage
[ Any Claire Film Future Honored Martin Reese Represent Share Stage Them Think Witherspoon Women Would]
Some men don't gel when it comes to work - you have different work ethics, different opinions, different points of views, different methods of filmmaking - and we didn't gel. Antoine Fuqua
[ Comes Different Ethics Filmmaking Gel Men Methods Opinions Points Some Views Work]
I actually write film music because I'm classically trained on the piano so as well as songwriting I also write actual film music that could be used for movies like war movies and love movies. Vanessa Brown
[ Actual Actually Also Because Classically Could Film Love Movies Music Piano Songwriting Trained Used War Well Write]
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. Helmut Newton
[ Allowed Creativity Dogs Everything Film Free Gave Limit Loose Much Only Paris Per Picture Say Streets Us Were Wild]
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. Otto Schily
[ Also Attacks Committed Community Filmmaker Gogh His Istanbul Last Locals Murdered Murderer Muslim Netherlands Part Supporters Terrorists Theo Turks Van Were Year]
Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage. Jude Law
[ Actor Film Gets Go Inspiration Long Only Personally Speaking Stage]
I think the obvious answer is I was raised in New York City, so growing up, not only myself but my family, like my father, we would watch a lot of Scorsese films. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Answer City Family Father Films Growing Lot Myself New Obvious Only Raised Scorsese Think Up Watch Would York]
I take the fact that films cost a lot of money very seriously, but once in a while to have somebody say, This is a big scene, take your time with it, is important. That's John Sayles. Mary Steenburgen
[ Big Cost Fact Films Important John Lot Money Once Say Sayles Scene Seriously Somebody Take Time Very While Your]
Once a film is made and it exists, someone somewhere is going to watch it and that is kind of the magic of it all. Donal Logue
[ Exists Film Going Kind Made Magic Once Someone Somewhere Watch]
Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment. Gerry Adams
[ Brought Courage Determination Freedom Fulfilment Selflessness Struggle Towards Your]
The filmmaking process is a very personal one to me, I mean it really is a personal kind of communication. It's not as though its a study of fear or any of that stuff. David Cronenberg
[ Any Communication Fear Filmmaking Kind Mean Personal Process Really Study Stuff Though Very]
A few words of Hindi appear here or there, but it's all Urdu. I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are, uses Urdu, it's not going to diminish. Ismail Merchant
[ Appear Culture Diminish Feel Few Films Going Here Hindi Popular Urdu Uses Which Words]
In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don't know that that's enough. The film's not against the police - although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem. Mathieu Kassovitz
[ Against Although Cop Enough Film France Give Got Gun Know Months Police Policemen Problem Put Six Someone Spend Streets Them Then Think Training Wants]
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. Anne Dudley
[ Either Films Good Got Middle More Nice Picture Rather Side Sometimes Stereo Than Violins]
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. Satyajit Ray
[ Also Audience Bengali Bombay Cities Class Delhi Educated Films Madras Middle Only Play Population Small Towns Where]
We were surprised that the television series had the kind of longevity that it had after only four years of filming it and the reception in 6 countries around the world was quite extraordinary. Paul M. Glaser
[ After Around Countries Extraordinary Filming Four Had Kind Longevity Only Quite Reception Series Surprised Television Were World Years]
I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody, they can't. But what they have to be is recognisable. I don't equate myself with a master painter, but I think you can recognise my films. Kevin Costner
[ Equate Everybody Films Glad Going Master Movies Myself Painter Please Recognisable Recognise Think]
Another thing that really excites me: I'd like to do multiple versions of the same film. Steven Soderbergh
[ Another Excites Film Multiple Really Same Thing Versions]
Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition, and I think that they rediscovered the film. Norman Jewison
[ Breaking Deals Down Every Film Generation Rediscovered Think Tradition]
A filmmaker can never be distant from his roots. Walter Salles
[ Distant Filmmaker His Never Roots]
I hate to look at myself in a mirror, and I never go and see films. Ursula Andress
[ Films Go Hate Look Mirror Myself Never See]
I've been in enough films where the studio wanted that extra little cuteness to make it sellable. Sandra Bullock
[ Been Enough Extra Films Little Make Studio Wanted Where]
It was always something I knew I was capable of and from an early age my mother was involved in the film industry. She used to work at a production company. So I was exposed to a renaissance period of films in New Zealand back in the early 80's. Karl Urban
[ Age Always Back Capable Company Early Exposed Film Films Industry Involved Knew Mother New Period Production Renaissance She Something Used Work Zealand]
David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands. Richard Attenborough
[ Any Ashamed Asked Best David Embarrassed Film Hesitation Least Made Number Performance Really Said Uneasy]
Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility. Bruce Jackson
[ Created Declining Documentary Films Possibility]
If you've ever seen the film In Which We Serve, but it was about a destroyer in the Mediterranean. Richard Attenborough
[ Destroyer Ever Film Mediterranean Seen Serve Which]
I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it. Geraldine Chaplin
[ Acting Did Fall Few Films Live Love Now Until Without]
My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Amateur Color Documentaries Father Filmmaker Shot]
With Fever, the film was so made for the screen, and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film - enormous detail paid to that. I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how it was going to turn out. Alex Winter
[ Because Detail Done Enormous Fever Film Going How Know Made Much Out Paid Screen Sound Surround Thinking Turn Video]
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. Wim Wenders
[ Agreed Any Could Did Discussed Each Films Just Neither Nor Number Other Our Own Produced Rarely Showed Succeeded Them Us Vigorously]
Take a film of Jacques Tati like Mon Oncle which has something quite new - for me, unique - in it. Norman McLaren
[ Film Jacques Mon New Quite Something Take Unique Which]
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. Robert Redford
[ Because Confused Corporate End Entertainment Excess Film Filmmaker Independent Marketplace Means Mind Money Now Off Pay Pressure Right Think Very Whereas]
My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Agreed Applies Bounced Cameraman Day Devised Direct Dreadful Film Five Following Four Instead Light Mainly Method Scenes Second Shadows Shot Started Studio Thing Used Using Where Which]
I'm me, I live from film to mouth. Alan Rudolph
[ Film Live Mouth]
Well, we are not doing that film actually. At least I am not at the moment, but we are making an effort to get it done; I don't know whether we'll get the financing for it. The old story we had it, it fell out of place and this and that. Harvey Keitel
[ Actually Am Doing Done Effort Fell Film Financing Get Had Know Least Making Moment Old Out Place Story Well Whether]
Filmmaking is a chance to live many lifetimes. Robert Altman
[ Chance Filmmaking Lifetimes Live Many]
I had starred in more than 30 successful films, six in a row directed by Cecil B. De Mille. Gloria Swanson
[ Cecil De Directed Films Had More Row Six Starred Successful Than]
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! Terry Gilliam
[ Almost Areas Around Better Film First Had Length Lot Now Our Played Reasonable Screening Second Then Went Were]
First, you do a piece of material that begins and ends and has a flow; it's not chopped up as in a film, where in an extreme case you might be doing the last scene of the script the first day that you go to work, and you don't know enough about the character you're playing. Jean Stapleton
[ Begins Case Character Chopped Day Doing Ends Enough Extreme Film First Flow Go Know Last Material Might Piece Playing Scene Script Up Where Work]
The most attention I get is in a book store or video shop when I go to the foreign film section. Sometimes that can be fun, but usually those women want to talk about philosophy or something very dense. It's not like they're tearing off my shirt, you know. Tobey Maguire
[ Attention Book Dense Film Foreign Fun Get Go Know Most Off Philosophy Section Shirt Shop Something Sometimes Store Talk Tearing Those Usually Very Video Want Women]
Any film I do is not going to change the way black women have been portrayed, or black people have been portrayed, in cinema since the days of D.W. Griffith. Spike Lee
[ Any Been Black Change Cinema Days Film Going Portrayed Since Way Women]
Even in India the Hindi film industry might be the best known but there are movies made in other regional languages in India, be it Tamil or Bengali. Those experiences too are different from the ones in Bombay. Aishwarya Rai
[ Bengali Best Bombay Different Even Experiences Film Hindi India Industry Known Languages Made Might Movies Ones Other Regional Those Too]
I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors' hours. Even the concept of acting confused me. Tatum O'Neal
[ Acting Actors Child Concept Confused Dreamed Even Film Hard Hours Less Never Regulation Shooting Then Would]
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. Orson Welles Movies
[ Camera Eye Film Good Head Never Poet Really Unless]
It's hard to get a film, you know, you need a very special film to be able to get that experimental. But, I would love to see that happen. I would love the opportunity to be more experimental than I am. Danny Elfman
[ Able Am Experimental Film Get Happen Hard Know Love More Need Opportunity See Special Than Very Would]
Language is much closer to film than painting is. Sergei Eisenstein
[ Closer Film Language Much Painting Than]
I've been directing for 25 years almost, and I've only directed nine films in that time because I like to be careful. Harold Ramis
[ Almost Because Been Careful Directed Directing Films Nine Only Time Years]
No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film. Robert Adams
[ Boring Film Full Good Had Night Place Pocket Sleep]
The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster. Ernst Fischer
[ Aim Antidote Bosses Concentration Demands Disaster Distraction Film Mass Maximum Media Minds Off Offer Our Press Radio Succeed Taking Television Their Thus]
It was not possible to film in California, because all the areas are heavily built up now. Coming to Cape Town is an invitation to step into the past and recreate Los Angeles of the 1930s. Robert Towne
[ Angeles Areas Because Built California Cape Coming Film Heavily Into Invitation Los Now Past Possible Recreate Step Town Up]
Yes, I would love to play one of the leads in one these movies and have all those challenges and deal with all those complications, but the business being what it is, there is a slot for me in these kinds of films, so I enjoy them, and I enjoy the people that I work with. Joe Morton
[ Being Business Challenges Complications Deal Enjoy Films Kinds Leads Love Movies Play Slot Them These Those Work Would Yes]
In Tim's films, more than most, if you miss the tone, you don't get the film. Danny Elfman
[ Film Films Get Miss More Most Than Tim Tone]
I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do. Quentin Tarantino
[ Always Considered Filmmaker Himself Myself Stuff Writes]
Well the Bombay film wasn't always like how it is now. It did have a local industry. There were realistic films made on local scenes. But it gradually changed over the years. Satyajit Ray
[ Always Bombay Changed Did Film Films Gradually How Industry Local Made Now Over Realistic Scenes Well Were Years]
I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers would want to spend two years of his life translating someone else's movie from Spanish into English. And it wasn't such a good film in Spanish, either. Joel Siegel
[ Either Else English Film Filmmakers Good His Idea Into Life Most Movie Original Our Someone Spanish Spend Such Translating Two Want Why Would Years]
The idea that every time you do a film you're supposed to be tortured confuses me. I mean, guys who say, 'Oh, it's really tough, my character is really suffering' -come on. For us, even in the rotten ones we've had a good time. I don't think you have to suffer. George Clooney
[ Character Confuses Even Every Film Good Guys Had Idea Mean Oh Ones Really Rotten Say Suffer Suffering Supposed Think Time Tortured Tough Us]
I think I've made some pretty decent films in the '80s and '90s. John Frankenheimer
[ Decent Films Made Pretty Some Think]
They're not supposed to show prison films in prison. Especially ones that are about escaping. Steve Buscemi
[ Escaping Especially Films Ones Prison Show Supposed]
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. Anthony Minghella
[ Became British Case Chair Exists Film How Institute Make Money Much Needs Taken Time Trying Understand Up Why Would]
At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil. Marc Davis
[ Ability Animated Business Cartoonists Draw Film Guys Living Mostly Newspaper Nil Other Practically Their Things Time Unsuccessful Were Words]
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries. Leonard Maltin
[ Big Blockbusters Class Documentaries Fifth Film Films Foreign Hollywood Independent Just Kids Majors Only Show Teach Usc Whom]
On a Chinese film you just give orders, no one questions you. Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell them why you want to do it a certain way, and they argue with you. Democracy. Ang Lee
[ Argue Certain Chinese Convince Democracy Film Give Here Just Orders Questions Tell Them Want Way Why]
Apparently I work for free, look at some of the independent films I've done. Patrick Warburton
[ Apparently Done Films Free Independent Look Some Work]
I think I can try the film world out for a while. Kristanna Loken
[ Film Out Think Try While World]
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. Dennis Hopper
[ Brothers Come Country Disney Films Fine Independent Line Miramax Position Same Somebody Warner]
I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs. Satyajit Ray
[ Back Because Bring Costs Cover Directors Even Films Home India Manage Once Outside Quite Safer Shown Their Think Work]
I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million of people, to the West. Moustapha Akkad
[ Bring Film Islam Made Million Story West]
The film's dramatic requirements should always take precedence over the mere aesthetics of editing. Edward Dmytryk
[ Aesthetics Always Dramatic Editing Film Mere Over Precedence Requirements Should Take]
But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we've done in this first film, I'd be more than happy to be a part of it. Brandon Routh
[ Breakthrough Category Characters Continue Crew Done Fantastic Film Films First Happy Keep Long Make More Part Real Stay Than Together True Well]
Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about the social reflections of the film that I realized it had an importance I hadn't thought of. Rod Steiger
[ After Awhile Began Came Discussions Engage Film Had Hadn Importance Only Out Realized Reflections Social Thought]
The film Punch - Drunk Love is how you see the world when you're in love. You don't see somebody's psychological baggage necessarily, you see the person walking out of the light. Emily Watson
[ Baggage Drunk Film How Light Love Necessarily Out Person Psychological Punch See Somebody Walking World]
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad. Samuel Goldwyn Movies
[ Bad Film Just Makes Screen Twice Wide]
This film "Hero" talks about the peace of Chinese people. Jet Li
[ Chinese Film Hero Peace Talks]
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award. Billy Wilder Movies
[ Award Few Film Focus Foreign Out Scenes Shoot Want Win]
My conception of it was that in a normal film you have a story with different movements that program, develop, go a little bit off the trunk, come back, and end. Neil Jordan
[ Back Bit Come Conception Develop Different End Film Go Little Movements Normal Off Program Story Trunk]
In the '80s, I can't say that Amy and I were aware of an independent film community. We could only get a certain amount of money for our pictures, which made them low budget movies, but they were distributed through studios. Griffin Dunne
[ Amount Amy Aware Budget Certain Community Could Distributed Film Get Independent Low Made Money Movies Only Our Pictures Say Studios Them Through Were Which]
I think I've done pretty well. I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards, so I don't have any complaints. Norman Jewison
[ Any Awards Complaints Done Films Had Movies Nominations Pretty Think Well Won]
Sometimes it's difficult directing yourself on film because you can't quite separate yourself from the subject. Stanley Tucci
[ Because Difficult Directing Film Quite Separate Sometimes Subject Yourself]
When I got back into the film business after college, I started out as a production assistant. Mike Lookinland
[ After Assistant Back Business College Film Got Into Out Production Started]
I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all. Jennifer Sky
[ Attitude Came Change Character Charlie Did Expected Film Good Happy-Go-Lucky House Into She Slowly Started Then Things Think Us Very Went Which]
I watched every single Charlie Chaplin film. Chevy Chase
[ Chaplin Charlie Every Film Single Watched]
With a genre like film noir, everyone has these assumptions and expectations. And once all of those things are in place, that's when you can really start to twist it about and mess around with it. Larry Wachowski
[ Around Assumptions Everyone Expectations Film Genre Mess Noir Once Place Really Start These Things Those Twist]
I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice. Brion James
[ Character Did Films Never Over Same Seen Shows Television Twice]
It was great to work in Ireland because it's such a beautiful country, but it's not particularly easy to film in because the weather changes all the time. Anjelica Huston
[ Beautiful Because Changes Country Easy Film Great Ireland Particularly Such Time Weather Work]
The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening. Brenda Blethyn
[ Anybody Been Case Films Hollywood Listening Lots Maybe Offered Out Since Sold Strange Thing Think Which]
Superman was never previewed because the producers didn't trust Warners with the film. Richard Donner
[ Because Film Never Producers Superman Trust Warners]
I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance. Tim Roth
[ Attached Close Come Credits Films Finance Find Generally Hit Know Money Point Producer Producers Producing Raise Screen Scripts Take Them Time Try Usually]
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. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew. Ben Kingsley
[ Always Being Child Crew Everywhere Fantasy Film Followed Imagined Invisible Maybe Remember Went]
Being a good television screenwriter requires an understanding of the way film accelerates the communication of words. Steven Bochco
[ Being Communication Film Good Requires Screenwriter Television Understanding Way Words]
I did that film just so I could kiss Robert Redford. Charlotte Rampling
[ Could Did Film Just Kiss Redford Robert]
I've made a lot of stupid action films. But when we made The Matrix, we saw that people wanted more than that. Joel Silver
[ Action Films Lot Made Matrix More Saw Stupid Than Wanted]
Yeah, Dundee was great. It was a great film. I fell in love with my Mexican wife on Dundee. Sam Peckinpah
[ Fell Film Great Love Mexican Wife Yeah]
My next film is always shaped by the last one... by the things I feel I didn't get right, or the things I like and want to try to develop further, but it always comes out of the last picture. Robert Benton
[ Always Comes Develop Feel Film Further Get Last Next Out Picture Right Shaped Things Try Want]
Filming is so much to do with rhythm, as is music, and if it isn't there then you know in the end nobody can save it really, they can't. Ben Kingsley
[ End Filming Know Much Music Nobody Really Rhythm Save Then]
If the money's right, I'll do a film. Oliver Reed
[ Film Money Right]
I'm only a stupid filmmaker. Roland Emmerich
[ Filmmaker Only Stupid]
Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film, but it's the way it pans out. Dougray Scott
[ Bigger Film Out Say Should Sometimes Try Way]
I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role. Gerard Butler
[ Before Even Fact Filming Had January June Knew Months Next October Phantom Role Sang Singing Started Through Two Way]
You need an R rating because without one, you can't advertise and the film won't get shown. Tobe Hooper
[ Advertise Because Film Get Need Rating Shown Without Won]
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. Arthur Cohn
[ Calculate Cannot Commercial Film Head How Make Mosaic Nothing Out Put Question Success Together Your]
When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence. Atom Egoyan
[ Came Corporation Development Existence Family Film Into Ontario Planning Viewing]
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. Sarah Sutton
[ Any Cast Could Doctor Filming Fun General Look Lot Rehearsals Series Set Star Tend Tone]
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. Clive Owen
[ Back Dialogue Each Films Go Hear Lost Movies Off Other Played Really Think Those Way]
An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Award Awards Because Consider Creating Distance Feels Filmmaker Get Great Lot Means Obsessed Oscar Some Things Think Ultimate]
When I did small films like Lily and Buenos Vista, everyone thought my career would be ruined. Leslie Caron
[ Career Did Everyone Films Lily Ruined Small Thought Vista Would]
I prefer film to the stage. I always like the rehearsal better than I like performing. Brad Dourif
[ Always Better Film Performing Prefer Rehearsal Stage Than]
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. Jeffrey Jones
[ Amadeus Because Certainly Change Czech Filmed Going Lots Part Political Powerful Republic Social Time Very World]
I don't think that you can be prescriptive about anything, I mean, life is too complicated. Maybe there are novels where the author has not in the least thought about it in terms of film, which can be turned into good films. Paul Auster
[ Anything Author Complicated Film Films Good Into Least Life Maybe Mean Novels Terms Think Thought Too Turned Where Which]
It's more interesting because you get to research the history of the period, and all the different aesthetic elements that make a film, particularly this film, so stunning. Stanley Tucci
[ Aesthetic Because Different Elements Film Get History Interesting Make More Particularly Period Research Stunning]
I think the other misconceptions when the film came out, he was very upset that it was so widely released and so widely seen. And neither one of us - well, I think I had hopes it would be, 'cause I really did think it was something special. Terry Zwigoff
[ Came Cause Did Film Had Hopes Misconceptions Neither Other Out Really Released Seen Something Special Think Upset Us Very Well Widely Would]
Particularly in the final stages I always find that I'm rushed. It's dangerous when you're rushed in the editing stage, most of my early films are flawed in the cutting. Satyajit Ray
[ Always Cutting Dangerous Early Editing Films Final Find Flawed Most Particularly Rushed Stage Stages]
In LA I was watching At the Movies with Ebert and Roper, it was, nice to see them differentiate between the subject matter and the art form of making the film, and they both gave it thumbs up, and I was kind of pleased at their honesty as far as reviewers go. Michael Berryman
[ Art Between Both Differentiate Ebert Far Film Form Gave Go Honesty Kind La Making Matter Movies Nice Pleased Reviewers See Subject Their Them Thumbs Up Watching]
One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people - directors, filmmakers, and writers - over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this. Yo-Yo Ma
[ Aspects Collaborating Components Directors Film Filmmakers Five-Year Interesting Learned Many Most Over Period Project Two Writers]
What's going to be hard for me is to try to divorce myself as much as possible from what I wrote. I'll have to approach it simply as raw material and try to craft a film script out of it. Michael Chabon
[ Approach Craft Divorce Film Going Hard Material Much Myself Out Possible Raw Script Simply Try Wrote]
Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece. Maurice Jarre
[ Always Assumes Bad Become Change Executive Film Gets His Masterpiece More Music Nervous Nowadays Studio Than Thinks Usual Will]
I went see the horror thriller, Hannibal. I am a massive fan of Anthony Hopkins. He is superb in the film. David Ginola
[ Am Anthony Fan Film Hannibal Hopkins Horror Massive See Superb Thriller Went]
There are many applications for which film is going to be better, for a very long time. Antonio Perez
[ Applications Better Film Going Long Many Time Very Which]
Sometimes it's more difficult to do very simple, low-key films. Catherine Deneuve
[ Difficult Films Low-Key More Simple Sometimes Very]
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. Eli Wallach
[ After Baby Called Did Directed Doll Films First Kazan Met Movie Next Several She Ten Tennessee Then Wife Williams Written Years]
I am a film buff. Carol Lynley
[ Am Buff Film]
When the script was written, it was sent to me with asterisks marking where he felt a song would be appropriate. Before the film was shot, the score was written. I made a demo of it, so they lived with the music as they were making the film. Alan Price
[ Appropriate Asterisks Before Demo Felt Film Lived Made Making Marking Music Score Script Sent Shot Song Were Where Would Written]
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part. Marisa Tomei
[ Am Film Into Love More Naturalism Part Really Roles School Sink Style Teeth Than Theater Use]
I 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. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Biggest Film Interviews Key Knew Might Nothing Sort Suppose Surprise Theatre These Things Three Two Would]
I see wonderful films by Bertolucci, Visconti, and Fellini. Vincente Minnelli
[ Fellini Films See Wonderful]
I miss animation very passionately. Not continuously, but every once in a while I would die to do another film. Ralph Bakshi
[ Animation Another Continuously Die Every Film Miss Once Passionately Very While Would]
I've always loved film more than theater. Laura Dern
[ Always Film Loved More Than Theater]
Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general. Theodore Bikel
[ Am Artist Body Concerts Despite Disapprove Except Fact Films General Jewish Label Labels Large Many Resent Theatre Tv Viewed Work]
The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium. Joseph Bologna
[ Disbelief Film Literal Medium Stage Suspension]
I've always been interested in films where you can identify with the actors. Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more involved if they're people that you recognize. Adrian Lyne
[ Actors Always Been Films Identify Interested Involved More Recognize Shoes Their Therefore Where]
My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message. Christian Bale
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
I have been a director who has starred, participated on both sides of the filmmaking process. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Been Both Director Filmmaking Participated Process Sides Starred]
I can remember soundtracks that you just can't separate from the film - It's just so intertwined, so important. Like the Hitchcock ones where they kind of inform each other and become this larger thing as a result. Jonny Greenwood
[ Become Each Film Hitchcock Important Inform Intertwined Just Kind Larger Ones Other Remember Result Separate Soundtracks Thing Where]
The mecca of filmmaking in the world just so happens to be in America. It's quite simply a case of us just going where the work is. Alex O'Loughlin
[ America Case Filmmaking Going Happens Just Mecca Quite Simply Us Where Work World]
If you feel you have a film that's valid, you stick your ass on the line. Nick Nolte
[ Ass Feel Film Line Stick Valid Your]
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. Orlando Bloom
[ Been Before Done Film Full Given Haven Movies Really Responsibility Ridley Scott Something Sword]
In this way, some film schools can be destructive. Richard King
[ Destructive Film Schools Some Way]
No, I'm not a comic book guy. I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and I do think that the world of comic books is such a natural transition into film. Donal Logue
[ Book Books Comic Fascinated Film Guy Into Natural Pretty Subculture Such Think Though Transition World]
One of the most amazing things I got from the film, so much green screen, there are so many moments and it really taught me about how important it is to have an intention when flying, when going somewhere and having an intention. Brandon Routh
[ Amazing Film Flying Going Got Green Having How Important Intention Many Moments Most Much Really Screen Somewhere Taught Things]
We filmed one scene on the beach and there was definitely weird energy around, and we were followed around by a white owl to several different locations, and little things like that, or certain mishaps would happen and you'd have to wonder what that was about. Rachel True
[ Around Beach Certain Definitely Different Energy Filmed Followed Happen Little Locations Mishaps Owl Scene Several Things Weird Were White Wonder Would]
I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor. Judi Dench
[ Control Cutting Film Floor Know Left Over Will]
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. Shane West
[ Anyway Became Connery Cool Doing End Film Guy Imitate Impressions Kind Much Pretty Sean Things Towards Voice Were]
Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of other countries around the world... per year, Australians do see more films. David Pratt
[ Around Australians Certainly Compared Countries Films Lot More Other Per See States United World Year]
The director is the only person who knows what the film is about. Satyajit Ray
[ Director Film Knows Only Person]
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. Gary Oldman
[ 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]
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. Kabir Bedi
[ Am Cinema Faces Film Formulae Generation Going Hindi Lot Make Movie New Own Present Produce Stick Want Will]
I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly. Roger Ebert
[ Boost Criticism Enormous Film Find Friendly Giving Internet Opportunity Provided Publish Self Sites Tell Think]
There's an unwritten law that you cannot have a Jewish character in a film who isn't 100 percent perfect, or you're labeled anti-Semitic. Spike Lee
[ Anti-Semitic Cannot Character Film Jewish Labeled Law Percent Perfect Unwritten]
I mean, look, I wear makeup in films. I don't wear makeup in real life. It's just part of the gig, that's all. Bruce Willis
[ Films Gig Just Life Look Makeup Mean Part Real Wear]
If one horror film hits, everyone says, 'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies. George A. Romero
[ Dies Everyone Film Genre Go Hits Horror Make Never Says]
Film, I think, is my medium. Pia Zadora
[ Film Medium Think]
Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Being Different Film Theatre Very]
Wanting to be in a Western film won't get me very far. Unless the opportunity arose, it doesn't matter how much I want to be in one. But if an opportunity did arise, no actor would pass it up. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Arise Arose Did Far Film Get How Matter Much Opportunity Pass Unless Up Very Want Wanting Western Won Would]
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. Renny Harlin
[ Became Commercials Did Direct Expert Film Lots More Motor Offered Oil Out Real Really Result Shell Turned Well Work]
One of the elements in the film that really fascinated me was not to look at the world in bi-polar terms of us vs them or east vs west, which was a by-product of the Cold War. Kathryn Bigelow
[ By-Product Cold East Elements Fascinated Film Look Really Terms Them Us War West Which World]
When I do a horror or a fantasy film it all boils down to something in the script that surprises me. It could be a big thing or a small moment. If it's there I'll do it. Lance Henriksen
[ Big Boils Could Down Fantasy Film Horror Moment Script Small Something Surprises Thing]
My son tried to work in films and he ultimately gave it up, he finally couldn't make a living, he couldn't support himself. He worked all the time and he didn't make enough money to have a house, have an apartment. Jeffrey Jones
[ Apartment Enough Films Finally Gave Himself House Living Make Money Son Support Time Tried Ultimately Up Work Worked]
I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actors Because Early Film Films Had How Interest Love Play Silent Some Then Today Watch Would]
Film, as far as I'm concerned, is my area of artistic endeavor, so I never think of a movie that gets released as being all done-it's just when they took it away from you. John Dykstra
[ Area Artistic Away Being Concerned Endeavor Far Film Gets Just Movie Never Released Think Took]
Howard Hughes was this visionary who was obsessed with speed and flying like a god... I loved his idea of what filmmaking was. Martin Scorsese
[ Filmmaking Flying God His Howard Hughes Idea Loved Obsessed Speed Visionary]
Approach every film with the same enthusiasm, regardless of its budget. Lou Diamond Phillips
[ Approach Budget Enthusiasm Every Film Regardless Same]
I want to direct films, because I am a painter and a sculptor and I've done a lot of writing. Xander Berkeley
[ Am Because Direct Done Films Lot Painter Sculptor Want Writing]
Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry. That is patently asinine and ridiculous. Elmer Bernstein
[ Asinine Film Harry Joe Patently Ridiculous Something Today]
I like films to be complete in their written form. Patrice Leconte
[ Complete Films Form Their Written]
It certainly made a film writing career for me. Buck Henry
[ Career Certainly Film Made Writing]
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. Chester Brown
[ Book Changing Director Film Fur Match Planning Probably Title]
I've done scenes in films that I felt like the performance was better in certain takes, but they couldn't use them because it didn't match what the person was doing when they came around and the camera was on them. David Morse
[ Around Because Better Came Camera Certain Doing Done Felt Films Match Performance Person Scenes Takes Them Use]
Then I became interested in drama, and almost by accident, I drifted into film. Mike Figgis
[ Accident Almost Became Drama Drifted Film Interested Into Then]
Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles. Faye Dunaway
[ Bigger Budgets Did Film Great Half Hardware Independent Interesting Led Lot Million More Movies Now Ones Range Roles Several Since Star Studio Success Those Very Wars Were Which]
I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me. Charlotte Church
[ Accent Because Character Different Film Myself Olivia Play Quite Similar Something Would]
I have a feeling he felt Jon Voight had run away with the film, which he didn't, though he was brilliant in it, in a much less easy part. I just don't know what had got into him, but something had. John Schlesinger
[ Away Brilliant Easy Feeling Felt Film Got Had Him Into Jon Just Know Less Much Part Run Something Though Which]
In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that. Manuel Puig
[ Analytical Audience Because Film Go Into Reject Will]
The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend. Katharine Hepburn
[ Admired Ambition American Average Boyfriend Courted Englishman Film French Hollywood Italian Married Star]
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Director Documentary Feature Films God]
I haven't read a review of one of my films for the best part of 10 years. Barry Sonnenfeld
[ Best Films Haven Part Read Review Years]
I think that films or indeed any art work should be made in a way that they are infinitely viewable; so that you could go back to it time and time again, not necessarily immediately but over a space of time, and see new things in it, or new ways of looking at it. Peter Greenaway
[ Again Any Art Back Could Films Go Immediately Indeed Infinitely Looking Made Necessarily New Over See Should Space Things Think Time Way Ways Work]
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. Norman Jewison
[ Action Entire Films Focusing Industry Male Product Sell Selling Something Us Valid Viewers Violence Want Young]
Today, everything has to be made by committee, and has to have special effects, but there's always room for good films. Robert Duvall
[ Always Committee Effects Everything Films Good Made Room Special Today]
I'm going to insult a whole industry here, but it seems like TV is for people who can't do film. I'm not talking about actresses; I'm talking about lighting people. Lighting on TV is just so... it's sinful, it really is. Kevyn Aucoin
[ Actresses Film Going Here Industry Insult Just Lighting Really Seems Sinful Talking Tv Whole]
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. Milos Forman
[ Andy Any Apolitical Because Decision Experience Film Had Influence Never Political Say Well]
I make a film like I cook for friends. I hope they like it, but if they don't, I'm prepared to enjoy it all by myself. Melvin Van Peebles
[ Cook Enjoy Film Friends Hope Make Myself Prepared]
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. Fay Wray
[ Any Anything Ask Days Early Films Got Had Little Never Payment Residual Residuals Tapes Washington Went Written]
For me, the filmmaking has to be about the dramaturgy. Neil Jordan
[ Filmmaking]
They offered me that film before I did Frida and I said, no, I'm not capable of directing. Then after seeing Julie direct, I was inspired by it. She motivated me to do it, because we don't have role models as woman for directors. Salma Hayek
[ After Because Before Capable Did Direct Directing Directors Film Frida Inspired Julie Models Motivated Offered Role Said Seeing She Then Woman]
I was concerned about that, because I've always been so specific about doing independent films, but I've never done anything that's so genuinely and ridiculously fun. And that's a great thing, for me to discover that that's possible. Sarah Polley
[ Always Anything Because Been Concerned Discover Doing Done Films Fun Genuinely Great Independent Never Possible Ridiculously Specific Thing]
Or certainly I would need time - which I would love to have but there almost never is on a film - to just spend a week with a roomful of guys laying down these patterns. Danny Elfman
[ Almost Certainly Down Film Guys Just Laying Love Need Never Patterns Roomful Spend These Time Week Which Would]
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. Igor Stravinsky
[ Am Book Drama Film Living Music Piano Playing Reading Relationship Room Same Should Somebody]
My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research. Renny Harlin
[ Did Doing Educational Film First Got Heart Industrial Into Job Lot Motor Oil Old Products Professional Put Really Research Script Shell Very Wrote Years]
Once the film came out everyone wanted me, including George Michael. Cynthia Payne
[ Came Everyone Film George Including Michael Once Out Wanted]
You know, I always do my best, no matter the quality of the film. Herbert Lom
[ Always Best Film Know Matter Quality]
After I learn more English, I'll work hard and make more films. Zhang Ziyi
[ After English Films Hard Learn Make More Work]
The films that I do tend to polarise people's views. Alan Parker
[ Films Tend Views]
But with the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear. Reese Witherspoon
[ Accomplish Accomplishment Anything Biggest Coaching Determination Fear Feel Film Got Kind Overcoming Right]
I wanted to work on this central problem of killing. How you go about killing. Now, in the film I had to kill my children - well, I didn't want to get that far. Ellen Burstyn
[ Central Children Far Film Get Go Had How Kill Killing Now Problem Want Wanted Well Work]
There's always a question of duration, there's a question of who the orchestra is. No one is free to write what you want - you collaborate on a film score, and one of the good things is that someone else's work is motivating you. Michael Nyman
[ Always Collaborate Duration Else Film Free Good Motivating Orchestra Question Score Someone Things Want Work Write]
Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images. Steven Bochco
[ Film Ideas Images Marry Opportunity Power Provides]
Well, the studios don't really want to take those risks right off the bat. They'll take the risk after they've seen the finished product and say oh yeah we want that. This is a great film but they are hesitant to take the risk when you just see it on paper. Nia Long
[ After Bat Film Finished Great Hesitant Just Off Oh Paper Product Really Right Risk Risks Say See Seen Studios Take Those Want Well Yeah]
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. George Clooney
[ Been Enough Few Films Last Longer Lucky Ones Opening Proud Than Those Weekend Will]
Every single art form is involved in film, in a way. Sydney Pollack Movies
[ Art Every Film Form Involved Single Way]
I turned down a lot of things that were so-called commercial. You're coming out of one film, and then they want you to be in the same one. Robin Wright Penn
[ Coming Commercial Down Film Lot Out Same So-Called Then Things Turned Want Were]
I just think Australia tends to make very good movies, so if someone hands me an Australian or an American film script I would guess the Australian film would be more intriguing. Barbara Hershey
[ American Australia Australian Film Good Guess Hands Intriguing Just Make More Movies Script Someone Tends Think Very Would]
In film, you are a totally different person than in the video. Aaliyah
[ Different Film Person Than Totally Video]
You live for those really great scenes where you almost feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed on the script pages and been raised to another level. Tobey Maguire
[ Almost Another Been Beyond Feel Film Gone Great Level Live Pages Printed Raised Really Scenes Script Those Where]
I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it. Joan Collins
[ Acting Because Care Films Get Long Love Out Radio Television Theater Whether Working]
Personally, I don't think the film and television industries are run as well as they used to be. Oh sure, we've got great digital effects now but... where are the visionaries? Bill Mumy
[ Digital Effects Film Got Great Industries Now Oh Personally Run Sure Television Think Used Visionaries Well Where]
I grew up certain for a while that I was going to be an anthropologist, until film turned my head. Ken Burns
[ Anthropologist Certain Film Going Grew Head Turned Until Up While]
Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same. Shelley Duvall
[ Acting Changed Exactly Feel Films Hasn Same]
You definitely want to do the little films. They're always going to be harder, but you don't do them to make money. You do them so you can see what you can make with the research that you have. Marguerite Moreau
[ Always Definitely Films Going Harder Little Make Money Research See Them Want]
I think it's important to do smaller films because I think that's where a lot of new things are happening. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Because Films Happening Important Lot New Smaller Things Think Where]
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. Dougray Scott
[ Documentary Dry Film Go Going Historians Made Make Making Movie Paint Rather See Would]
Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to films and Broadway was to the theatre: it was the hub of radio. Mel Torme
[ Because Broadway Chicago Films Hollywood Hub Radio Theatre]
Here is how I work: when I think that a film needs to have a principal theme, I search for a melody. Michel Legrand
[ Film Here How Melody Needs Principal Search Theme Think Work]
Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique. David Lean
[ Appear Audience Conscious Director Film Job Make Real Reality Should Technique]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
I can say, hands down, 'Annapolis' is the most challenging film I've ever taken on. Tyrese Gibson
[ Challenging Down Ever Film Hands Most Say Taken]
I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn't have the pressure they have if the word wasn't out about how expensive they were. Ted Demme
[ Because Bit Expensive Filmmakers Films How Larger Little Note Out Pressure Should Start Studios Think Tuck Were Word]
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. Kim Cattrall
[ Been England Environment Experiences Film More Much States Theatre Try]
I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal. Jenna Elfman
[ Called Century Day Deal Development Filming Fox Good Got Last Meet Notice Show Twentieth Wanting]
My movement from painting to film was a very conscious one. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Conscious Film Movement Painting Very]
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. Bruce McCulloch
[ Actually Ah Canada Developing Directing Doing Film Hbo Just Live Out Show Shows Some Summer Tv Western]
From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker. Donnie Yen
[ Action Actor Being Choreographer Director Dynamics Elements Experience Film Maker Producer Understand]
As a matter of principle, I always come to a film like a blank slate, I don't learn my lines in advance. With this approach, I feel clean. Jeanne Moreau
[ Advance Always Approach Blank Clean Come Feel Film Learn Lines Matter Principle Slate]
I don't think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker. Conrad Hall
[ Director Filmmaker Myself Think Writer]
Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands. There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me. You get to perform uninterrupted. Willem Dafoe
[ Film Fragmented Get Gets Gives Hands Into Lot Lots Other Perform Pleasures Theatre Uninterrupted]
I also paint, draw and I'm into film and photography as well, and the same thing applies to all of them. You're presenting this material to the general public and hoping that they're going to 'get' what you're doing. Some don't, some do. Paul Kane
[ Also Applies Doing Draw Film General Get Going Hoping Into Material Paint Photography Presenting Public Same Some Them Thing Well]
In the past, when I shot films about fishermen and hunters, I always had to admire their ability to perceive time in its entirety. The present was always temporary. Lennart Meri
[ Ability Admire Always Entirety Films Fishermen Had Hunters Past Perceive Present Shot Temporary Their Time]
We wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life. Musicianship, appearance. Martin Bashir
[ Appearance Covered Film His Issues Life Main Make Musicianship Sure Wanted]
In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people. Forest Whitaker
[ Able Backgrounds Characters Complete Concern Core Developed Diverse Ethnic Explore Films Larger Lot More Move Past See Showing Stereotypes Still Tastefully Them]
In many ways, it is very real, because I sat there for 9 days, and it was constantly happening, and that was the 9 days of making the film. But you can't say that it's 100% true, because there are places where I've been intrusive and interfered. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Because Been Constantly Days Film Happening Interfered Intrusive Making Many Places Real Sat Say True Very Ways Where]
When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person's time, turns out to be the most valuable thing. Annie Leibovitz
[ Assignment Expensive Film Least Most Out Person Practical Sense Thing Time Turns Valuable Very Your]
In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Building Control Evening Film Go Performance Point Progresses Relinquish Theater Your]
Yes, sir, I was in the processing room watching them actually process the film. Abraham Zapruder
[ Actually Film Process Processing Room Sir Them Watching Yes]
For the last 30 years our cinemas have been ruled by science fiction and horror. We've had some very good Fantasy films in that time period, but for my tastes I still haven't seen fantasy done to absolute perfection. That is the hope I have in this project. Harry Knowles
[ Absolute Been Cinemas Done Fantasy Fiction Films Good Had Haven Hope Horror Last Our Perfection Period Project Ruled Science Seen Some Still Tastes Time Very Years]
Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Before Courage Examines Film Force Heroism Never Our Prowess Seen Soviet Submarine Ways]
When I was young, my idea was to become a filmmaker. Patrice Leconte
[ Become Filmmaker Idea Young]
I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older. Darren Aronofsky
[ Better Films Get Getting Hope Hoping Older Pi Student Than]
I grew up on film scores and scores from films. Skitch Henderson
[ Film Films Grew Scores Up]
I mean they're making remakes of my films and I'm not even dead yet! Why would you want to make a remake? Norman Jewison
[ Dead Even Films Make Making Mean Remake Remakes Want Why Would Yet]
Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth. Orlando Bloom
[ Although Audience Buy Cinema Earth Fantasy Film First-Class Flight Get Imagine Journey Middle Real Their Ticket Will]
I did some film reviews for small papers in Finland and things like that to be able to keep living here. Renny Harlin
[ Able Did Film Finland Here Keep Living Papers Reviews Small Some Things]
I worked on a film short with Frank Sinatra when I was a kid. Dwayne Hickman
[ Film Frank Kid Short Sinatra Worked]
One of the reasons I love to jump back and forth between mediums is that film does allow me to be more literal. I can go to the real place. I can go to the Coliseum, and I don't have to fake it. Julie Taymor
[ Allow Back Between Does Fake Film Forth Go Jump Literal Love Mediums More Place Real Reasons]
I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum, because I was never in a film big enough to do that. Armand Assante
[ Banging Because Big Drum Enough Film Hollywood Never Pursued]
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. John Hurt
[ Also Anything Cent Comes Exam Film Form Mark Necessarily Part Parts Peculiar Per Read Script Similarly Thing Try Under Well]
There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room. Diana Krall
[ Character Enjoyed Found Losing Really Room Singing Some Sort Things Title Track Were Woman]
Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film. Roland Joffe
[ Film Full Integral Music Part Very Will]
I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points. Sean Connery
[ Bond Cannot Care Character Connected Films Good Had Happens Him Interest Long Points Their]
In any art movement, the art has to move into a new phase - a filmmaker has a desire to make a film that is not like a previous film. Norman McLaren
[ Any Art Desire Film Filmmaker Into Make Move Movement New Phase Previous]
I 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. Atom Egoyan
[ Against Easy Film Funding Make Money More Needs Often Organizations Raise Situation Such Than Think Toronto Very Which Works]
What is generally referred to as American-style films are, in fact, studio productions. Wim Wenders
[ American-Style Fact Films Generally Productions Referred Studio]
Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater. Shirley Knight
[ Actors Beyond Certain Film Get Level Reach Theater Unless Work]
Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing? Samuel Goldwyn Movies
[ Bad Films Go Home Money Nothing Out Pay See Should Stay Television Why]
Each film is different. Time Code was very quick - a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years. But then the shooting process was very quick - 16 days. Mike Figgis
[ Been Code Days Different Each Eight Film Julie Matter Miss Months Process Quick Script Seven Shelf Shooting Some Then Time Very Years]
Watching Jaws just scared the living daylights out of me when I was young. I know a lot of people my age who are still petrified of sharks because of that film. Ashley Scott
[ Age Because Film Jaws Just Know Living Lot Out Petrified Scared Sharks Still Watching Young]
It didn't get into Sundance although I showed a rough cut which is a mistake to all filmmakers out there. Donal Logue
[ Although Cut Filmmakers Get Into Mistake Out Rough Showed Sundance Which]
I like doing films and I wish that I could do more but I still have to audition. I don't get offered starring roles in movies even though I've written and starred in a movie. Tim Meadows
[ Audition Could Doing Even Films Get More Movie Movies Offered Roles Starred Starring Still Though Wish Written]
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. William Friedkin
[ Against Alternatives Attracted Becomes Behavior Characters Cope Examination Few Film Guess How Human Interests Options Tend Terms Then Up Very Wall]
The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady. Richard M. Nixon
[ Carpet Film First Forever Frame Frozen Green His House Lady Lawn Leaden Memory Moment New President Red Scene Sky White]
There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance. Werner Herzog
[ Accessible Audiences Certainly Cruise Elements Film Got Larger Laws Mainstream Make More Same Substance Sure Tom Would]
Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film. Alex Cox
[ Another Back Film Go Happy Japan Make Mexico Yeah]
A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she'll appear in film and it won't work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don't know. Oliver Stone
[ Appear Beautiful Beauty Call Field Film Fusion Ideal Incredibly Know Mental Model Photograph Physical She Some Very Well Whatever Will Woman Won Work Works]
And, so yeah, I'll always want to work in independent films because you're not forced into a category or a formula. Terrence Howard
[ Always Because Category Films Forced Formula Independent Into Want Work Yeah]
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. Ken Burns
[ Began Documentary Drama Feel Films Hollywood Interesting Looking Moment More Movies Past Richer Than Truth]
I love these movies where it's just about the film. You don't have my face on the poster. It's all about the movie. I like that. John Cusack
[ Face Film Just Love Movie Movies Poster These Where]
I wanted to write a film and I thought the best way to do so was to train myself within the field... It was just like a cycle of people trying to make it, not making it, doing extra work, and it was pretty depressing in the end. Michelle Rodriguez
[ Best Cycle Depressing Doing End Extra Field Film Just Make Making Myself Pretty Thought Train Trying Wanted Way Within Work Write]
The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone. Jack Valenti
[ Alone American Boston Film Producer Public Vcr Woman]
A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Bleached Film More Quality Realistic Tends]
James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was. Will Ferrell
[ Been Elf End Film Filming Funny Had James Never Through Told Waiting Whole]
Thrillers are an enormous amount of fun for filmmakers. John McTiernan
[ Amount Enormous Filmmakers Fun Thrillers]
Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming. Peter Mayhew
[ Conventional Doing Filming Forget Muppet Show]
The very reasons sometimes that you make a film are the reasons for its failure. Sydney Pollack
[ Failure Film Make Reasons Sometimes Very]
The secret to film is that it's an illusion. George Lucas Movies
[ Film Illusion Secret]
There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes. Dick Wolf
[ Angeles Article Bad Career Director Directors Film Get Guys Her Independent Interesting Learn Los Magazine Makes Mistakes Opportunity Over Tend Their Woman Women]
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. Douglas Sirk
[ American Because Begin Comedies Comedy Director Even Films Had Hired Liked Needed Opportunity Project Saw Scandal Seen Those Universal Yes]
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. Richard Dreyfuss
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
Well, it was the beginning of my film career. It was amazing to me that I got nominated for an Academy Award. Sally Kellerman
[ Academy Amazing Award Beginning Career Film Got Nominated Well]
Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology. Catherine Deneuve
[ Art Balance Between Content Evolving Film Reach Shall Soon Still Technology Very Young]
You know, sometimes I feel like I walk around with a target on my back with the films I make. Alan Rudolph
[ Around Back Feel Films Know Make Sometimes Target Walk]
I wanted to make a film that was sophisticated and emotional, but for a wider audience. Stephen Hopkins
[ Audience Emotional Film Make Sophisticated Wanted Wider]
Everything's a risk, by the way, these days. Every film you make is a risk. There's no guarantee. Cameron Diaz
[ Days Every Everything Film Guarantee Make Risk These Way]
Sometimes it's great, sometimes it's bad. I think the film could have been a lot better. Rod Steiger
[ Bad Been Better Could Film Great Lot Sometimes Think]
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. Woody Harrelson
[ Also Because Entertaining Entertainment Even Film Films Get Impact Important Message Political Rare Really Separate Think Though Value Very]
All I wanted with that film was to represent the possibility that there might be normal people who are Muslim or Arab with the same fears, responsibilities, hopes. Tony Shalhoub
[ Arab Fears Film Hopes Might Muslim Normal Possibility Represent Responsibilities Same Wanted]
I want to be an all round entertainer, I want to act, make films, make albums, do whatever I can. Christina Aguilera
[ Act Albums Entertainer Films Make Round Want Whatever]
I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first. Griffin Dunne
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
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. Gina Philips
[ Audience Film Fun Horror Movie Movies Now Really Slasher Terrified Them These Through Wink]
I like films to have something inside, I don't mean a message, I mean something from the soul. Dario Argento
[ Films Inside Mean Message Something Soul]
Regardless of what people ultimately think about Crazy As Hell, It's not the type of film that, ten minutes after seeing it, you're only focused on what you want to eat. Eriq La Salle
[ After Crazy Eat Film Focused Hell Minutes Only Regardless Seeing Ten Think Type Ultimately Want]
I think I'm more bonded, emotionally and in a craft sense, to films that tell extraordinary stories about extraordinary destinies. Ben Kingsley
[ Bonded Craft Destinies Emotionally Extraordinary Films More Sense Stories Tell Think]
Everything makes me nervous - except making films. Elizabeth Taylor Movies
[ Everything Except Films Makes Making Nervous]
Certainly it's very difficult to keep momentum going through a film which has as many characters as this does, and the piece took on a life of its own to try and shape it. That took all the time we had in editing. John Crowley
[ Certainly Characters Difficult Does Editing Film Going Had Keep Life Many Momentum Own Piece Shape Through Time Took Try Very Which]
Market forces impose certain rules before a film can actually get made. Alan Rickman
[ Actually Before Certain Film Forces Get Impose Made Market Rules]
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. Naomi Watts
[ Carpet Come Comfortable Explaining Feel Film Life Naturally Necessary Own Red Set Strength Stuff Suppose Talking Where Your]
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. John Schlesinger
[ Arguments Artists Because Conscious Cost Film Great Happen How Nearly Nothing Number Price Reduce Still Times United Were]
A good film script should be able to do completely without dialogue. David Mamet
[ Able Completely Dialogue Film Good Script Should Without]
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. George Martin
[ Any Artists Beatles Because Brian Committed Deal Did Fact Film First Had Idea Part Them Think United]
I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities. Ken Burns
[ Accurate Democracy Film Future Into Jazz Kind Look Made Model Our Possibilities Redemptive See Tells Think Through Tries Us]
I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn't such a leap. Jim Coleman
[ Actually Experimental Film Films Leap Making School Short Such Time Went]
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images. James Broughton
[ Extension Filled Films Images Page Poetry Screen Using White]
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it. Carter Burwell
[ Awfully Film Find Generally Listening Music Myself Something Unless Wrong]
I love caper films. Steven Soderbergh
[ Films Love]
Well, whether it's on film or on TV, you don't want to throw too many curves at your audio and video guys. Rick Moranis
[ Audio Curves Film Guys Many Throw Too Tv Video Want Well Whether Your]
I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued to see my work on screen. Tanith Lee
[ Films Intrigued Screen See Some Work Would]
There are no black film composers doing the likes of Star Wars, doing the likes of E.T., doing the likes of Jurassic Park. There are none, nor will there ever be one. That ain't about to happen! J. J. Johnson
[ Black Composers Doing Ever Film Happen Jurassic Likes None Nor Park Star Wars Will]
Nothing's really changed since the Harry Potter films came along. Tom Felton
[ Along Came Changed Films Harry Nothing Potter Really Since]
On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing. Victoria Abril
[ Dancing Fifth Film Stopped Then]
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. Douglas Wood
[ All-Time Also Altman Bases Because Covers Entertaining Favorite Film Funny Incredibly Moving Nashville Original Robert Say Something]
I suppose the most fun I had was on the second film. David Prowse
[ Film Fun Had Most Second Suppose]
All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year. Ann Macbeth
[ Arts Australian Battle Commission Each Film Funding Gets More National Predominantly Should Therefore Us Vicious Year]
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. Keanu Reeves
[ Andrew Beautiful Choice Cinema Consequences Cost Explore Films Important Know Knowledge Larry Motifs Often Second Story Terrifying Theme Think Third Truth Which]
When you watch my films, you're feeling my heart. Donnie Yen
[ Feeling Films Heart Watch]
If people take the film and screen it whenever possible for their social and professional networks, we can continue to make a difference. It is one more element we have to use in the ongoing effort to take back our country. Robert Greenwald
[ Back Continue Country Difference Effort Element Film Make More Networks Ongoing Our Possible Professional Screen Social Take Their Use Whenever]
I thought I was going to be a filmmaker but at the same time I was an intellectual and I felt that I could make a contribution to some field, as yet, not invented. Ted Nelson
[ Contribution Could Felt Field Filmmaker Going Intellectual Invented Make Same Some Thought Time Yet]
People are so wonderful that a photographer has only to wait for that breathless moment to capture what he wants on film. Weegee
[ Breathless Capture Film Moment Only Photographer Wait Wants Wonderful]
Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero. Alex North
[ Being Could Films Hero Old Radical Relate]
We did a remake of Lost in Space. Filmed it in London for four months. Lacey Chabert
[ Did Filmed Four London Lost Months Remake Space]
I would rather my films be well-known than I be well-known. Patrice Leconte
[ Films Rather Than Well-Known Would]
I think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope. Atom Egoyan
[ Any Dealing Deals Family Film Inherently Look Our Presented Question Scope Sense Smallest Social Society Some Themes Think Unit Which]
I think it's easier to make a film with 200 million dollars than 960 grand. Matthew Vaughn
[ Dollars Easier Film Grand Make Million Than Think]
I've always believed in populating my films with characters who we like, who we have some warmth for, who have warmth for each other, who we would like to hang out with, who we emulate in one way or another. Ivan Reitman
[ Always Another Believed Characters Each Emulate Films Hang Other Out Some Warmth Way Would]
Well, I certainly was exposed to and learned to appreciate the work of great directors early on. As a kid, my mother used to take me to see really interesting arty films in Los Angeles. Jodie Foster
[ Angeles Appreciate Certainly Directors Early Exposed Films Great Interesting Kid Learned Los Mother Really See Take Used Well Work]
You just can't make any movie and it will be good now. This is a really a difficult time to be in films. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Any Difficult Films Good Just Make Movie Now Really Time Will]
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. Robert Redford
[ Am Audience Big Candy Consciousness Cotton Cynical Films Good Opening Optimist Over Remember Stick Time Way Weekends Will]
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. Kevin Williamson
[ Character Characters End Films Going Horror Interesting Just Plot Point Really Services Sort Stick Typically Up]
Filming is repetition and many takes. Max von Sydow
[ Filming Many Repetition Takes]
I'm not saying it isn't frustrating that my films haven't gotten a bigger release, but I'm really happy with them and if you just keep cranking and eventually, if you have a certain sensibility, some of your movies will hit and some just won't. Alex Winter
[ Bigger Certain Cranking Eventually Films Frustrating Gotten Happy Haven Hit Just Keep Movies Really Release Saying Sensibility Some Them Will Won Your]
This is really a difficult time to be in films. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Difficult Films Really Time]
Since the new film has been out, I'm doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Been Doing Film Fix Grandchildren Home House July Lot New Out Quite See Since Start Such Then Things Up Will]
Realism is always subjective in film. There's no such thing as cinema verite. Crispin Glover
[ Always Cinema Film Realism Subjective Such Thing]
The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience. Sanjay Dutt
[ Aimed Audience Dances Family Film Romance Songs]
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. Keanu Reeves
[ Art Aspect Celebrate Cinema Come Divide Festivals Film Humanity Moment Shame Should Such Together Whole Would]
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. Laura Dern
[ Actor Audition Films Go Good Had Her Hire His Knew Maybe Press Publicize Responsibility Start Understanding Where]
I like the fact that major studios have been attempting horror films recently. Richard King
[ Attempting Been Fact Films Horror Major Recently Studios]
I wouldn't mind taking a rest for three or four months, but I have to keep on making films for the sake of my crew, who just wait for the next film because they're not on a fixed salary. Satyajit Ray
[ Because Crew Film Films Fixed Four Just Keep Making Mind Months Next Rest Sake Salary Taking Three Wait]
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. Bai Ling
[ Because China Culture Different English Films Here Hollywood Hong Know Kong Language Merge Places Second See Starting Still Think Very]
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. Sigourney Weaver
[ Ages Another Because Daughter Did Fiction Film Good Looking Really Reasons Science See She]
I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film. George Clooney
[ Actor Drinking Film Had Method Spent Training Years]
No, I just thought of a story and wrote down what I saw. It was about two kids in Ireland who went around killing people. It was called Travelers, and it was made as an independent film. Neil Jordan
[ Around Called Down Film Independent Ireland Just Kids Killing Made Saw Story Thought Travelers Two Went Wrote]
I am not interested in considering another TV series. This one was a wonderful experience which will be hard to top, and It's caused me to turn down several good film opportunities because of the schedule. Dennis Franz
[ Am Another Because Caused Considering Down Experience Film Good Hard Interested Opportunities Schedule Series Several Top Turn Tv Which Will Wonderful]
I want to make films and write films, which will happen, I'm just taking a different route right now. I'm a bit of a chameleon with the whole entertainment industry so to speak. David Boreanaz
[ Bit Chameleon Different Entertainment Films Happen Industry Just Make Now Right Route Speak Taking Want Which Whole Will Write]
I hope to do films. Right now I'm just doing projects that are interesting. Melissa Joan Hart
[ Doing Films Hope Interesting Just Now Projects Right]
The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story. Rachel Griffiths
[ Actors Filmmaker Got His Make Story Their]
My love for the theater has always been a priority. That hasn't changed. I got into acting that way. The film work that came up was really a surprise. Philip Seymour Hoffman
[ Acting Always Been Came Changed Film Got Hasn Into Love Priority Really Surprise Theater Up Way Work]
So, not for lack of love of language, but because I feel our language is in an enormous state of humiliation, I decided to make films without words. Godfrey Reggio
[ Because Decided Enormous Feel Films Humiliation Lack Language Love Make Our State Without Words]
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. David Carradine
[ Anybody Beatty Fell Film Fired Got Hire Love Never Out Quentin Say Think Told Uh Warren Well Would]
I like doing them and they're ridiculous and the actors can improvise a lot, and they don't have to be really realistic characters that hit a very specific tone as in a feature film. They're really fun, I want to make more of them definitely. Jim Jarmusch
[ Actors Characters Definitely Doing Feature Film Fun Hit Improvise Lot Make More Realistic Really Ridiculous Specific Them Tone Very Want]
For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful. Michael Apted
[ Beautiful Because Been Better Change Doing Film Films Kind More Much Technology Them Useful]
I figure if it's turns out well the film will have its own momentum and will carry into the video release. So it's hard to really picture the DVD version when I'm in production. Jay Roach
[ Carry Dvd Figure Film Hard Into Momentum Out Own Picture Production Really Release Turns Version Video Well Will]
The more sincere I could be, the better it would be for the film. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Better Could Film More Sincere Would]
Many people will say, well, clothes should be worn; but I think people can look at them in public, like seeing a film. I think museum exhibitions are very important. Issey Miyake
[ Clothes Exhibitions Film Important Look Many Museum Public Say Seeing Should Them Think Very Well Will Worn]
Being closer to the genesis of this whole period, it captured the importance of the concept of making contact and accurately depicted the paranoia of the time. It's an excellent film. Dwight Schultz
[ Accurately Being Captured Closer Concept Contact Depicted Excellent Film Genesis Importance Making Paranoia Period Time Whole]
I couldn't see my father's films because they were restricted and we didn't have videos or DVDs back then. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Back Because Dvds Father Films Restricted See Then Videos Were]
The many many imponderables come together when a film opens and for all sorts of reasons it may or may not succeed. Ben Kingsley
[ Come Film Many May Opens Reasons Sorts Succeed Together]
Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that's OK with certain films. But that isn't right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it - he is in charge of it. Dennis Muren
[ Ang Certain Charge Films Fit Get Him Lee Minutes Movie Ok Other Part Respect Right Showy Team Three Times Understand]
I get a lot of independent films from people who are starting out. Loretta Devine
[ Films Get Independent Lot Out Starting]
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. John Cusack
[ Attached Box Dollar Figure Film Good Makes Money Office Only Success Until]
It means that if they misunderstood Comfort and Joy, they misunderstood my other films. Bill Forsyth
[ Comfort Films Joy Means Misunderstood Other]
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. Jacques Rivette
[ Being Better Counter Few Films Idiotic Influenced More Much Probably Risk Run Runs See Seen Their Theory Too Which Would]
I love the comradery of doing theatre that you don't get in film. Andrea Martin
[ Doing Film Get Love Theatre]
When you are modelling, you are creating a picture, a still life, perhaps something like a silent film. You convey emotion but you are only using your body. Helena Christensen
[ Body Convey Creating Emotion Film Life Modelling Only Perhaps Picture Silent Something Still Using Your]
Fate destined me to play Fagin. It was the part of a lifetime, and I was the only actor to be in the stage production and in the film. Ron Moody
[ Actor Destined Fagin Fate Film Lifetime Only Part Play Production Stage]
The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure. Francois Truffaut
[ Adventure Artists Camera Civil Constitutes Directed Film Servants Shooting Thrilling Tomorrow Whom Will Wonderful]
Luck, I never looked to make difficult movies on purpose. You make the films you can make. Alain Resnais
[ Difficult Films Looked Luck Make Movies Never Purpose]
Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere. Eli Wallach
[ Always Any Between Did Films Funds Getting Hollywood Just Lot Low Money Movie Off Play Ran Rush Somewhere Then Those Well Whenever]
If you wait until the right time to have a child you'll die childless, and I think film making is very much the same thing. You just have to take the plunge and just start shooting something even if it's bad. James Cameron
[ Bad Child Childless Die Even Film Just Making Much Plunge Right Same Shooting Something Start Take Thing Think Time Until Very Wait]
Film spectators are quiet vampires. Jim Morrison Movies
[ Film Quiet Spectators Vampires]
A film is a director's vision... there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have. Natasha Richardson
[ Actor Actress Director Film However Input Much Vision]
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. Gina Philips
[ Feeling Filmmakers Great Hitchcock Horror Movies Old Parts Some Think Tributes]
Now having said that, I realize that releasing a film in the real world is like trying to get General Motors to release a handmade car. Godfrey Reggio
[ Car Film General Get Having Motors Now Real Realize Release Releasing Said Trying World]
I trained more than anybody ever in a golf film ever made - my swing is pretty hot. Shia LaBeouf
[ Anybody Ever Film Golf Hot Made More Pretty Swing Than Trained]
I support all Australian films. Yahoo Serious
[ Australian Films Support]
Originally a record producer more or less hired a bunch of professionals to participate in a recording session, the performers and the technicians, and a music director was put in charge. That directly related to a film producer's job. Tony Visconti
[ Bunch Charge Directly Director Film Hired Job Less More Music Originally Participate Performers Producer Professionals Put Record Recording Related Session Technicians]
I made three films with Douglas, two with Charles Boyer. Vincente Minnelli
[ Charles Douglas Films Made Three Two]
The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film. Ann Macbeth
[ Art Between Dichotomy Dysfunctional Film Industry Terms Totally]
I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films. Neil LaBute
[ Bits Characters Films Pieces See]
Even The Impostors, as silly as it is, is a very intimate film, in a way. Stanley Tucci
[ Even Film Intimate Silly Very Way]
After I did Untamed Heart I wanted to do a film that was outrageous. I really wanted to do, you know, a performance. I don't want to allow my image to rule the choices that I make. Christian Slater
[ After Allow Choices Did Film Heart Image Know Make Outrageous Performance Really Rule Want Wanted]
Because I could take this as an opportunity to create something that I pretty much guarantee nobody else was going to create in film. Shane West
[ Because Could Create Else Film Going Guarantee Much Nobody Opportunity Pretty Something Take]
The main jokes in this film are about big things, love and life and zombies - we all get that. Simon Pegg
[ Big Film Get Jokes Life Love Main Things Zombies]
I've done some music for films and I really enjoy doing it. Ikue Mori
[ Doing Done Enjoy Films Music Really Some]
To me this movie is about what is valuable. To one person it might be a stone; to someone else, a story in a magazine; to another, it is a child. The juxtaposition of one man obsessed with finding a valuable diamond with another man risking his life to find his son is the beating heart of this film. Edward Zwick
[ Another Beating Child Diamond Else Film Find Finding Heart His Juxtaposition Life Magazine Man Might Movie Obsessed Person Risking Someone Son Stone Story Valuable]
Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world. Ann Macbeth
[ Ago Boom Documentaries Film Films Growth Happening Heavily Immense Industrial Involved Mineral Mining Reflection Ten Time Training World Years]
There aren't many American directors here trying to direct a Japanese yakuza film. When you combine that with the fact that I don't speak much Japanese and this was an independent film I was financing myself - people were curious about what I was doing. John Foster
[ American Combine Curious Direct Directors Doing Fact Film Financing Here Independent Japanese Many Much Myself Speak Trying Were]
I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people. Bryce Dallas Howard
[ Aid Always Come Comfort Films Had Inspire Into Lesson Lessons Life Most Need Perspective Released Roles Same Society Sort Teach Them True]
Most horror films fail to scare me. I think "The Ring" plays more as a psychological thriller. It's smarter, there's more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper. Martin Henderson
[ Character Deeper Development Explored Fail Films Go Horror Little More Most Plays Psychological Ring Scare Smarter Some Themes Think Thriller]
I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there. Adam Arkin
[ Actually Also Been Doing Done Film Had Happening Kind Legitimacy Mean Miramax Once Read Really Script Stupid Would]
Mystery Men you can take grandma, you can take everyone to see this film. Kel Mitchell
[ Everyone Film Grandma Men Mystery See Take]
Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you'll ever do on your film. Yahoo Serious
[ Ever Film Getting Important Most Right Screenplay Thing Your]
The challenge of film is making it right there at that moment, and then you get to move on. Bernadette Peters
[ Challenge Film Get Making Moment Move Right Then]
In America there's no rights for the artist, so whatever films I've made kind of belong to the studio. Norman Jewison
[ America Artist Belong Films Kind Made Rights Studio Whatever]
Yes, actually ever since I saw his films and tried to write about them, Sirk's been in everything I've done. Not Sirk himself, but what I've learned from his work. Rainer W. Fassbinder
[ Actually Been Done Ever Everything Films Himself His Learned Saw Since Sirk Them Tried Work Write Yes]
Films have never shown the kind of relationship that can exist between two women. Brigitte Bardot
[ Between Exist Films Kind Never Relationship Shown Two Women]
There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside. Zhang Ziyi
[ Back Bedside Been Character City Come Day Di End Film Had Her Loves Man Mother Scene She Sick Special Spent Tells Up Very Wakes]
'Battle For The Planet Of The Apes', was just a film for kids and didn't have any deep meaning. J. Lee Thompson
[ Any Apes Battle Deep Film Just Kids Meaning Planet]
I got five kids, and my oldest is a documentary film maker and camera man, and still photographer. Beau Bridges
[ Camera Documentary Film Five Got Kids Maker Man Oldest Photographer Still]
Really? Worst film you ever saw. Well, my next one will be better. Hello. Hello. Ed Wood
[ Better Ever Film Hello Next Really Saw Well Will Worst]
My creative partner is a writer, and he's got an executive producing credit on this film. We've made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer. Taylor Hackford
[ Creative Credit Executive Film Films Got Impact Made Never Partner Producing Three Together Underestimate Would Writer]
The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images. Pedro Almodovar
[ Audience Challenge Collage Did Director Film Going Images Line See Sense Straight These Want]
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me. Federico Fellini Movies
[ Even Film Make Out Set Sole Would]
Oh, yes, that never happened to me in my life before. It was a risky film, and I warned the producer. Alain Resnais
[ Before Film Happened Life Never Oh Producer Risky Warned Yes]
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. Atom Egoyan
[ Always Audience Exactly Expectation Express Film High Know Medium Think Through Trying Ultimately Very Will Your]
My cousin Malcolm Lee is also a filmmaker. Spike Lee
[ Also Cousin Filmmaker Lee Malcolm]
I've watched films and even forgotten I'm in them. Bob Hoskins
[ Even Films Forgotten Them Watched]
House was the first film where I had no influence on the script. I had to buy the script with the game rights. Uwe Boll
[ Buy Film First Game Had House Influence Rights Script Where]
I could never have conceived that I would ever get to work in a Truffaut film. It was astonishing to me, and still is. I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Astonishing Conceived Could Ever Felt Film Get Never Old Pro Still Truffaut Unexpected Work 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. Sabrina Lloyd
[ Along Always Am Enjoy Film Go Growing Into Just Love Loved Music Musical Never Pursue Separately Still Theatre Up Wanted]
Yeah, I'm certainly a lot more confident on this one than I was one the last one, which I think can be a good thing and a bad thing. But, at least I slept while making this film. Guy Ritchie
[ Bad Certainly Confident Film Good Last Least Lot Making More Slept Than Thing Think Which While Yeah]
Making a film of a work you've played for six weeks gives you intimate knowledge of the character. By the time you go in front of the camera you've worked out the behavior and life of a character. Linda Lavin
[ Behavior Camera Character Film Front Gives Go Intimate Knowledge Life Making Out Played Six Time Weeks Work Worked]
We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess. Cleo Moore
[ Acting Adultery Best Called Did Film Got Guess Made Neighbor Post Public Thy Which Whipping Wife]
When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more. Dabney Coleman
[ Another Anxious Back Excellent Few Film Getting Go Make May More Movies Parts Soon Succeed Taken Too Where Work]
What I'd really like to do is do a film or two a year and then do theater in New York the rest of the year. Piper Perabo
[ Film New Really Rest Theater Then Two Year York]
If you got the DVD you can see that George Lucas has taken that person out, as well as the voice, and we shot this scene when we arrived in Australia during the actual filming of Episode 3. Ian McDiarmid
[ Actual Arrived Australia During Dvd Episode Filming George Got Lucas Out Person Scene See Shot Taken Voice Well]
I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist. Roland Emmerich
[ Filmmaker Scientist]
Having had that experience... I think, what modern culture wants to see is the relationship with the woman. I don't think you can tell a story on film nowadays where the woman simply is there for the man when he decides to settle down. Tom Selleck
[ Culture Decides Down Experience Film Had Having Man Modern Nowadays Relationship See Settle Simply Story Tell Think Wants Where Woman]
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. Albert Finney
[ Clothes Come Day Did Done Film Flat Hope Mean Mirrors Musical Tricks Turn Up Were Will]
We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books, making films or producing a television program. These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore. Alexander Kluge
[ Anymore Between Books Choose Contradiction Days Express Films How Making Perceive Producing Program Television These Want Writing Yourself]
Amanda Bynes and I have become close since filming Hairsray. It's so weird because I grew up watching her. Zac Efron
[ Amanda Because Become Close Filming Grew Her Since Up Watching Weird]
It seems that the small movies are a little more risky and cutting-edge. You've got your big commerce and you've got your small films that you're more passionate about. Robert Patrick
[ Big Commerce Cutting-Edge Films Got Little More Movies Passionate Risky Seems Small Your]
The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you're lucky if you have five takes. Patricia Clarkson
[ Films Five Independent Lucky Majority Takes Where Work]
It's not scary to make a horror film because you get to pull back the curtain and see that none of it's real. When you're watching one, the terror bombards you. Josh Hartnett
[ Back Because Curtain Film Get Horror Make None Pull Real Scary See Terror Watching]
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. Jim Jarmusch
[ Always Columbia Ended Films Literature Loved New Paris Part Staying Studied Up Went Year York]
I like black and white films. I don't exactly know why - probably because there is a stylization which is removed from actual life, unlike a color film. Norman McLaren
[ Actual Because Black Color Exactly Film Films Know Life Probably Removed Unlike Which White Why]
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. Rowan Atkinson
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
The difficulty is capturing surprise on film. F. Murray Abraham
[ Capturing Difficulty Film Surprise]
Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming. Chevy Chase
[ Done During Filming Films Most Ruined Were]
I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material for various comics that were at the Windmill... as well as my film job, I was under contract, I was allowed to do that and everything. Val Guest
[ Allowed Bits Comedy Comics Contract Everything Film Job Material Pieces Under Used Various Well Were Windmill Write]
We have to look forward and keep filming new films and not get stuck in the past. Nick Park
[ Filming Films Forward Get Keep Look New Past Stuck]
I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny. Dave Rowntree
[ Bad Characters Decisions Early Episodes Films Find Funny Get Horror Just Make Mini Really Snowball Them These Things Think Worse]
United Artists wanted to do records with me. I had no idea, what a rare thing that was... to make an album. And they put a guy with me working on songs, and I got busy with films. I just kind of let it slide. Isn't that amazing? John Astin
[ Album Amazing Artists Busy Films Got Guy Had Idea Just Kind Make Put Rare Records Slide Songs Thing United Wanted Working]
You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic. Timothy Olyphant
[ Actually After Back Big Bigger Book Extra Fantastic Filming Just King Know Movie Pages Stephen Still Think Went Wrote]
Being an actress is a very physical thing. If I didn't look the way I looked, I would never have started in films. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actress Being Films Look Looked Never Physical Started Thing Very Way Would]
Fundamentally, whether directing in the theatre or a film, you have to be a good storyteller, regardless of the form. The thing I had to work hardest at was thinking in shots. John Crowley
[ Directing Film Form Fundamentally Good Had Hardest Regardless Shots Storyteller Theatre Thing Thinking Whether Work]
I love film and TV, the medium of them, just because it's such a smaller screen. It's much more precise. Ideally, I'd like to do maybe a film a year of some sort and use that to work more in the theatre because theatre really is my first love. Shuler Hensley
[ Because Film First Ideally Just Love Maybe Medium More Much Precise Really Screen Smaller Some Sort Such Theatre Them Tv Use Work Year]
No critic writing about a film could say more than the film itself, although they do their best to make us think the oppposite. Federico Fellini
[ Although Best Could Critic Film Itself Make More Say Than Their Think Us Writing]
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. Ken Burns
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
I run upright mostly when I see daylight, so if you watch film you'll see I don't get hit in the chest much. Eric Dickerson
[ Chest Daylight Film Get Hit Mostly Much Run See Upright Watch]
Filmmaking can be a fine art. Terri Windling
[ Art Filmmaking Fine]
My friends and I make short films. We pretended to rob the Dairy Queen where our friend worked, but someone thought we were real thieves and called the cops! Soon, the cops burst in with guns drawn! Josh Hartnett
[ Burst Called Cops Dairy Drawn Films Friend Friends Guns Make Our Pretended Queen Real Rob Short Someone Soon Thieves Thought Were Where Worked]
My favorite film is Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power in The Razor's Edge. Terence Stamp
[ Edge Favorite Film Gene Power Razor]
Well, we run my ship differently. Any offer that comes in, I yay or nay it, no matter how insane it is. Like, if someone asks me if I'm interested in doing a porn film, the answer to that is going to be no, but it comes to me anyway. I'm responsible for making the call. Henry Rollins
[ Answer Any Anyway Asks Call Comes Differently Doing Film Going How Insane Interested Making Matter Nay Offer Responsible Run Ship Someone Well Yay]
I don't really know how many films I've done, and I don't look at this as a race that I necessarily want to win. Nor is it a race that I want to stop running. Donald Pleasence
[ Done Films How Know Look Many Necessarily Nor Race Really Running Stop Want Win]
I did put on weight for the last half of the film, but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness on me so that if I fell I wouldn't fall all the way. Ryan Gosling
[ Did Fall Fell Ferris Film Half Harness Last Put Scene Shot Way Weight Wheel]
I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films. Jonathan Demme
[ Documentaries Films Hitchcock Making More Performance Sense Stop Them Think]
The film business is absurd. Stars don't last very long. It's much more interesting to be a proper actor. Tom Courtenay
[ Absurd Actor Business Film Interesting Last Long More Much Proper Stars Very]
We ended up with 19 hours of footage and had to narrow it down to an hour and a half. Our instructions were to film everything that came up, including the more mundane moments. Joshua Leonard
[ Came Down Ended Everything Film Footage Had Half Hour Hours Including Instructions Moments More Mundane Narrow Our Up Were]
Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts. Minor White
[ Arrive Camera Enough Expose Film Hearts Horizon Just Late Moment Often Only Our Over Slips Sun Time Too Traveling While]
Knowing what I do now, I don't know if I'd ever have the balls to go to film school, with no connections and no knowledge of the business side at all. Michael Patrick Jann
[ Balls Business Connections Ever Film Go Know Knowing Knowledge Now School Side]
I made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On. Sting
[ Before Called Did Film Had Hit Made Movies Police Radio Record Two]
It's quite a dangerous career move to go wilfully on making films that may not find a distributor. John Hurt
[ Career Dangerous Distributor Films Find Go Making May Move Quite]
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. Kevin Costner
[ Actor Being Best Care Films Getting Good Inevitable Interested Line Look Obsessed Only Remembered Seems Way Without Work]
I haven't done the Star Wars kind of films. Roger Spottiswoode
[ Done Films Haven Kind Star Wars]
I thought he was an interesting central figure, central character, one who is definitely not your typical central character figure in a film, who's easy to like. He's not easy to like. It forces you to involve yourself with what's going on. Patrick Warburton
[ Central Character Definitely Easy Figure Film Forces Going Interesting Involve Thought Typical Your Yourself]
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. Richard E. Grant
[ Again Big Budget Criticism Efficiency Film Great Into Kind Make Motor Never Tends Time Told Turn Would]
I never thought of becoming a director. When I was twelve, the passage from silent film to the talkies had an impact on me - I still watch silent films. Alain Resnais
[ Becoming Director Film Films Had Impact Never Passage Silent Still Talkies Thought Twelve Watch]
I see a lot of movies. I love films as a spectator, and that's never obscured by the part of me that does the work myself. I just love going to the movies. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Does Films Going Just Lot Love Movies Myself Never Obscured Part See Spectator Work]
There were a lot of people dreaming about making films, and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government, the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues - and, as a result, nobody went to see those films. Renny Harlin
[ Because Deal Dreaming Films Finance Funded Government Had Issues Lot Making Maybe Nobody Result See Serious Social Those Went Were Would Year]
My way of remaining French was the financing scheme I used for Quest for Fire, with Fox funds, since it started as a 100% American production. The film was not in French and yet was French in style, reflecting my personality. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ American Film Financing Fire Fox French Funds Personality Production Quest Reflecting Remaining Scheme Since Started Style Used Way Yet]
Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way. Mark Poster
[ Any Consistent Does Film Promote Revolution Socialist Then Way]
I think that every so-called history book and film biography should be prefaced by the statement that what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances. Barbara Kruger
[ Author Biography Book Circumstances Events Every Film Follows History Rendition Should So-Called Statement Think]
A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper. Stanley Kubrick
[ Almost Buys Filmmaker Freedom Himself Novelist Paper Same Some]
Due to the political nature of film, partisan film making, especially where the subject is close to the film makers hart, tend to be the norm, rather than the exception. Ben Edwards
[ Close Due Especially Exception Film Hart Makers Making Nature Norm Partisan Political Rather Subject Tend Than Where]
I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity. Pedro Almodovar
[ Attributed Change Clear Did Films Flower Generously Growing Intend Journalists Lot Maturity Secret Think Time Very]
I don't see a lot of films. I'm quite choosy, but there's certain films that stick out. Christopher Eccleston
[ Certain Films Lot Out Quite See Stick]
I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated. Barbara Hershey
[ Actors Appreciated Australian Between Characters Crew Crews Exist Fantastic Film Great Hollywood Just Line Lot Really Sensibility Think Which Wonderful]
We're under the Arts Council under the Minister for the Arts. The Minister for the Arts and the Minister for Industrial Development have great difficulty in agreeing over who should fund what in terms of film. Ann Macbeth
[ Agreeing Arts Council Development Difficulty Film Fund Great Industrial Minister Over Should Terms Under]
I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing. Jason Mewes
[ Attention Filmmaker Pay Really Thing]
After the war, in which I served as a pilot in the Air Force, I took up films. Ivor Novello
[ After Air Films Force Pilot Served Took Up War Which]
The tensions are always based on financial resources. Something like film is very problematic because it is viewed as an art form and also as an industry with a pure commercial base. Ann Macbeth
[ Also Always Art Base Based Because Commercial Film Financial Form Industry Problematic Pure Resources Something Tensions Very Viewed]
An actor should never be larger than the film he's in. Christian Bale
[ Actor Film Larger Never Should Than]
If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed. Stanley Kubrick
[ Filmed Thought Written]
Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news. Sean Bean
[ Always Book Ever Fantastic Feature Film Finally Got Hoping Into Involved Lord Made Moon News Over Read Rings Some Something Then Wanted Way Would]
I like songs and film because you can turn your life into a sort of myth or dream. Sean Lennon
[ Because Dream Film Into Life Myth Songs Sort Turn Your]
Both me and Edgar are firm believers in never underestimating or talking down to an audience, and giving an audience something to do, to give them something which is entirely up to them to enter into the film and find these hidden things and whatever. Simon Pegg
[ Audience Believers Both Down Edgar Enter Entirely Film Find Firm Give Giving Hidden Into Never Something Talking Them These Things Underestimating Up Whatever Which]
I have a second bedroom I don't use. I'm going to start the Second Bedroom Film Festival. You're all invited. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Bedroom Festival Film Going Invited Second Start Use]
Now, it's almost impossible to go out and do a film about a new form of music. Penelope Spheeris
[ Almost Film Form Go Impossible Music New Now Out]
You get used to being lazy doing films, but classical theatre's going to finish me off. Michael Gambon
[ Being Classical Doing Films Finish Get Going Lazy Off Theatre Used]
My husband. He keeps me grounded. If I were in the world on my own, it would all be much more seductive. But I'm in a relationship that has nothing to do with the film world. Emily Watson
[ Film Grounded Husband Keeps More Much Nothing Own Relationship Seductive Were World Would]
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. Ethel Barrymore
[ Become Between Both Difference Feel Films Fundamentally Much Normally Piano Stage Violin Virtuoso]
I didn't watch much TV as a kid and I don' t watch it now. I don' t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can't do in film is make a continuing story - which is so cool! David Lynch
[ Anything Beautiful Continuing Cool Film Find Kid Make Medium Much Now Only Story Thing Tv Unique Watch Which]
For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food! Nigel Dennis
[ Bottom Cottage Few Film First Food Fridge Friend Garden Lived Much Often Plenty Rented Tiny Too Years]
In the beginning, it wasn't even a question of deciding I'm going to do independent film and not commercial films - I wasn't being offered any commercial films, and there wasn't an independent scene. Steve Buscemi
[ Any Beginning Being Commercial Deciding Even Film Films Going Independent Offered Question Scene]
Nobody got Punk'd and he was still in his season for that show when we were filming. So the kids were very aware that it was filming and that was his show and they were very much on the lookout for that. Piper Perabo
[ Aware Filming Got His Kids Lookout Much Nobody Punk Season Show Still Very Were]
The difficulty with the present state of affairs is that there is no legislation on the sources of funding for the Polish film industry. There is no legislation concerning filmmaking. And, there is no legislation on television that would be beneficial to filmmaking. Andrzej Wajda
[ Affairs Beneficial Concerning Difficulty Film Filmmaking Funding Industry Legislation Polish Present Sources State Television Would]
First cuts are a bitch for a director, because it's been so many months and you put your trust in your editor and you're going to see your film assembled for the first time. You look at it and go, This is terrible. I hate it. Richard Donner
[ Assembled Because Been Cuts Director Editor Film First Go Going Hate Look Many Months Put See Terrible Time Trust Your]
To stand there and do nothing on film is probably the hardest thing to do. Thomas Jane
[ Film Hardest Nothing Probably Stand Thing]
When I come home and I'm tired from filming all day, I expect her to be there and make sure everything is cool for me. You know, like drawing my bath and helping me into bed. Oliver Reed
[ Bath Bed Come Cool Day Drawing Everything Expect Filming Helping Her Home Into Know Make Sure Tired]
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. Johnny Depp
[ 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]
Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. Frank Capra
[ Film Languages Mathematics Music Other Three Two Universal]
As much as we'd like to believe that our work is great and that we're infallible, we're not. Hollywood movies are made for the audience. These are not small European art films we're making. Harold Ramis
[ Art Audience Believe European Films Great Hollywood Infallible Made Making Movies Much Our Small These Work]
I don't watch much TV or films, but I've watched Cameron Diaz. Christopher Parker
[ Cameron Diaz Films Much Tv Watch Watched]
One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films. Paul Mazursky
[ Director Films Genre Hire Know Making Thing Want]
I love the art of acting, and I love film, because you always have anther chance if you want it. You know, if we - if this isn't going well, you can't say - well, you could say - let's stop. Let's start over again, Gene, because you were too nervous. Gene Wilder
[ Acting Again Always Art Because Chance Could Film Gene Going Know Love Nervous Over Say Start Stop Too Want Well Were]
So, no, I'm not trying to crack into Hollywood, although I'll make films there if they're good scripts. Ewan McGregor
[ Although Crack Films Good Hollywood Into Make Scripts Trying]
Playing Fagin in the play and film was a small miracle. Ron Moody
[ Fagin Film Miracle Play Playing Small]
I am the luckiest filmmaker I know. Jodie Foster
[ Am Filmmaker Know Luckiest]
We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated. Brad Bird
[ Analyze Audiences Complicated Doomed Films Hope Make Making Other Ourselves Recipe See Some Sophisticated Success Then Think Too Try Want Would]
I feel safe in saying this, and that is that Peter Weir is without a doubt one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. I'd open a door in a movie for him if he asked me to. Paul Bettany
[ Asked Door Doubt Feel Filmmakers Greatest Him Movie Open Peter Safe Saying Time Without]
Comics? Honestly, that's more a matter of nostalgia for me. I think most of that energy has gone to my love of literature and my love of film. Jonathan Lethem
[ Comics Energy Film Gone Honestly Literature Love Matter More Most Nostalgia Think]
This is unexposed film of Greenwich Village because nothing ever happens there. Weegee
[ Because Ever Film Greenwich Happens Nothing Village]
Well, again working strictly to the film, where you had this lovely, lovely land of brightness and color. And everybody is smiling and happy and butterflies flitting around and it was that kind of image that, it was like a dream world, really. George Martin
[ Again Around Brightness Butterflies Color Dream Everybody Film Flitting Had Happy Image Kind Land Lovely Really Smiling Strictly Well Where Working World]
I'm doing a film now with a lot of guys as well, so at the end of that I will be growing a beard. Keira Knightley
[ Beard Doing End Film Growing Guys Lot Now Well Will]
I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect. Julie Andrews
[ Asked Enough Film Fortunate Got Hit Huge Lady Lucky Maria Mary Music Poppins Respect Same Sound Terribly]
For me the stunts are so cool, they're one of my favourite things when we're doing the film. Rupert Grint
[ Cool Doing Favourite Film Stunts Things]
You can't work in the movies. Movies are all about lighting. Very few filmmakers will concentrate on the story. You get very little rehearsal time, so anything you do onscreen is a kind of speed painting. John Malkovich
[ Anything Concentrate Few Filmmakers Get Kind Lighting Little Movies Onscreen Painting Rehearsal Speed Story Time Very Will Work]
Maybe I've got to admit that what I did here was enough. I can make some more films. Maybe I'll direct a film. Maybe I'll have my musical put on stage. But nothing, really, to be absolutely honest, competes with making a very successful pop band for 10 years of my life. Gary Kemp
[ Absolutely Admit Band Did Direct Enough Film Films Got Here Honest Life Make Making Maybe More Musical Nothing Pop Put Really Some Stage Successful Very Years]
The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do. Hugh Grant
[ Also Any Astounding Between Cary Except Fact Film Grant His Ladies Never See Seen Similarity Since Something Stuff Then Told Truth Underwear Us Used Watched Wear Which]
When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was You're a Big Boy Now. Francis Ford Coppola
[ Big Boy Decided Degree Famous Feature Film Going Graduate Had Make Now Thesis Which]
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. Campbell Scott
[ Because Become Children Directing Film Get Good Know Little Means More Movies Producing Publicity Recognized See Smaller Start Them Your]
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. Jeri Ryan
[ Add Because Came Chance Enough Films Genre Good Just Miramax Out Role Seeking Together Wanted Way Work]
In 1975 Australia was producing things like Picnic at Hanging Rock, in other words films that I would consider still some of the finest products to come out of Australia. I think that our quality now is less than it was then. Ann Macbeth
[ Australia Come Consider Films Finest Hanging Less Now Other Our Out Picnic Producing Products Quality Rock Some Still Than Then Things Think Words Would]
Hood films now are made by studios and have nothing to do with the reality they supposedly represent. Mathieu Kassovitz
[ Films Hood Made Nothing Now Reality Represent Studios Supposedly]
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. Cat Stevens
[ Alienated Became Big Films Goal God Hold Making Media Money Music Perhaps Religious Saw Star Started Things Those Thought Took Upbringing Wanted]
I've heard that Alfred Hitchcock said that by the time he was ready to shoot a film, he didn't even want to do it any more because he'd already had all of the fun of working it out. It's the same thing with these Frank comics. Jim Woodring
[ Alfred Already Any Because Comics Even Film Frank Fun Had Heard Hitchcock More Out Ready Said Same Shoot These Thing Time Want Working]
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. Marlene Dietrich
[ Actress Always Beautiful Big Bother Constantly Desire Else Every Film Had Out Play Somebody Your]
In fact, I had a series of offers which would have brought me a lot of money to make films and package TV programs. There were people who said to me, we'll put a million dollars in your bank account tomorrow, which is a hard thing to turn down. Roone Arledge
[ Account Bank Brought Dollars Down Fact Films Had Hard Lot Make Million Money Offers Package Programs Put Said Series Thing Tomorrow Turn Tv Were Which Would Your]
I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that - stuff I'm not ashamed of, but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders. Chrissie Hynde
[ Ashamed Done Film Legacy Lots Pretenders Represent Songs Soundtracks Stuff Things]
If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up. Angelina Jolie
[ Different Films Locked Outlet Probably Sides Up Would]
In any film there's always a historical implication. Oliver Stone
[ Always Any Film Historical Implication]
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. Thurgood Marshall
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
It is very easy to make clear what you want a film to say, but I did not wish to engage in overt propaganda, even for the right cause. I wanted to create an experience through the films, something where people could have the freedom of their own response to them. Godfrey Reggio
[ Cause Clear Could Create Did Easy Engage Even Experience Film Films Freedom Make Overt Own Propaganda Response Right Say Something Their Them Through Very Want Wanted Where Wish]
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. Ryan Phillippe
[ Based Black Boy Called Catcher Film First Goes Into Kid Novel October Production Reminiscent Rye Shuffle Sort White Young]
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. Jessie Matthews
[ Again Always Enabling Fact Films Load Mind Off Perfection Scene Strive Takes Wanted Which Your]
When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them. Kevin Costner
[ Away Day Film Films His Home Kids Look Love Loved Make Months Movies Say Them Three Two Want]
When we began filming, these people had legs, but as we were filming, they had been injured and they were brought to the hospital to have their legs amputated, and that's where we found them and asked them to come and be part of the film. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Amputated Asked Been Began Brought Come Film Filming Found Had Hospital Injured Legs Part Their Them These Were Where]
And the Institute sent me a little film footage of Kinsey himself preparing to do an interview for television to talk about his work, so that was quite valuable for me. Liam Neeson
[ Film Footage Himself His Institute Interview Kinsey Little Preparing Quite Sent Talk Television Valuable Work]
Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way. Will Ferrell
[ Actually Because Boot Camp Come Comedy Different Feels Feet Filmmaking Get Good Host How Into Learn Live Many Night Saturday Show Situations Slow Such Think Thrown Way Work Your]
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. Francois Truffaut
[ Director Film Friends Made Number Person Proportional Resemble Spectators Tomorrow Will]
I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it. And if it doesn't have a sword in it, I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable. Orlando Bloom
[ Comfortable Film Insist Keep Room Same Sword Unless]
I look at the film as an opportunity to see some bountifully creative minds do something that I could not do - tell the story with images. I can't wait to see what they do. Laura Hillenbrand
[ Could Creative Film Images Look Minds Opportunity See Some Something Story Tell Wait]
I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre. Paul Haggis
[ Answers Anybody Ask Film Filmmakers Give Good Job Leave Makes Questions Theatre Think Though Yourself]
I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle a press conference and she said they would not want to talk about it they would only want to talk about films. Roger Moore
[ Conference Did Enough Films Handle Know Only Press Said She Talk Unicef Want Would]
As with sound, images are subjective. You and I may not see the same color red as red, but we will probably agree that the image on the screen is a digital image or film image, based on contrast, bit depth, and refresh rate. John Dykstra
[ Agree Based Bit Color Contrast Depth Digital Film Image Images May Probably Rate Red Refresh Same Screen See Sound Subjective Will]
In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance. Wim Wenders
[ Age Also America Become Being Consumerism Counterbalance Criticism Europe Film First Industry Instead Movie Over Something World]
So, I created these creatures called The Frightened Ones which in the film you see do have mask like kind of heads and they run beneath the ground to hide. Which is what in fact we did during the war. Gerald Scarfe
[ Beneath Called Created Creatures Did During Fact Film Frightened Ground Heads Hide Kind Mask Ones Run See These War Which]
I was making films about American society, and it is true that I never felt at home there, except perhaps when my wife and I lived on a farm in the San Fernando Valley. Douglas Sirk
[ American Except Farm Felt Fernando Films Home Lived Making Never Perhaps San Society True Valley Wife]
I don't consider myself to be particularly gifted in the way that other filmmakers are gifted. Steven Soderbergh
[ Consider Filmmakers Gifted Myself Other Particularly Way]
Part of the film business is, if you want an apple, you buy an apple. Jeffrey Jones
[ Apple Business Buy Film Part Want]
I'm not saying that there weren't other inherent problems with the score that couldn't have been overcome with a bit of remixing, but why did they ask me to do it, and why did Griffin ask me to do it this way, for a film that had nothing to do with American vernacular? Michael Nyman
[ American Ask Been Bit Did Film Griffin Had Inherent Nothing Other Overcome Problems Saying Score Vernacular Way Weren Why]
I did my very first film with Kirk in Detective Story when he was the greatest, greatest star in the world. I fell in love with him, had a crush on him then. Lee Grant
[ Crush Detective Did Fell Film First Greatest Had Him Kirk Love Star Story Then Very World]
We don't watch the film anymore because we've seen it so many times, so we'll introduce it, walk out and we'll come back in right about when I wake up in the morning and walk over to the shop and everything's changed. Simon Pegg
[ Anymore Back Because Changed Come Everything Film Introduce Many Morning Out Over Right Seen Shop Times Up Wake Walk Watch]
I learn so much from watching films like that with commentary and then when you get to hear another filmmaker talk about their films it's a really great experience. Jay Roach
[ Another Commentary Experience Filmmaker Films Get Great Hear Learn Much Really Talk Their Then Watching]
I have been inundated with offers to move into a career in television or film, and these, too, are tempting. David Ginola
[ Been Career Film Into Inundated Move Offers Television Tempting These Too]
Well physically preparing for the role, definitely and then continuing to stay physically fit throughout filming, getting up, 4.00 4.30 in the morning. Brandon Routh
[ Continuing Definitely Filming Fit Getting Morning Physically Preparing Role Stay Then Throughout Up Well]
Film is a collective experience, as you know. Sydney Pollack
[ Collective Experience Film Know]
It's happening right now... it's just not on film, it's not being recorded. Rodney King
[ Being Film Happening Just Now Recorded Right]
I like the theater enormously, but I truly love films - the whole bizarre, boring process that it can be. Minnie Driver
[ Bizarre Boring Enormously Films Love Process Theater Truly Whole]
I thought The Visitation was good fun. We did some of that filming at Ealing on the big set. Sarah Sutton
[ Big Did Filming Fun Good Set Some Thought Visitation]
A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together. Federico Fellini
[ Close Come Ending Film Good Make Opening Provide Together]
I liked The Slipper and the Rose, as I have already mentioned, because it was such a lovely film to do. Julie Harris
[ Already Because Film Liked Lovely Mentioned Rose Slipper Such]
We were using a hand-held camera to film the scene when Morse collapses. The camera wouldn't start. Three times they said action and it still wouldn't work. To this day, they still don't know what was wrong. John Thaw
[ Action Camera Collapses Day Film Hand-Held Know Morse Said Scene Start Still Three Times Using Were Work Wrong]
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. Alicia Witt
[ Across After Also Amazing Because City Dangerous Envisioned Filmed Happened Happy Lot New Only Place Some Somehow Started Think War World York Zone]
I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep. Brad Bird
[ Any Dedicated Family Film Immediately Kids Moments Reserved Sleep Some Three Way Wife Working]
The black groups that boycott certain films would do better to get the money together to make the films they want to see, or stay in church and leave us to our work. Richard Pryor
[ Better Black Boycott Certain Church Films Get Groups Leave Make Money Our See Stay Together Us Want Work Would]
There is also a strong following among the urbanites on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films. Donnie Yen
[ Also Among Arts Coast Comes East Films Following Martial Strong]
Well, visual language is another boring discussion about the nature of film. Alan Rudolph
[ Another Boring Discussion Film Language Nature Visual Well]
Film, therefore, is part of society, not distant from it, easy to experience for people regardless of class. Mark Poster
[ Class Distant Easy Experience Film Part Regardless Society Therefore]
There's a tremendous intellectual fervor among independent filmmakers, and that has to be cultivated. Dan Glickman
[ Among Cultivated Fervor Filmmakers Independent Intellectual Tremendous]
There's a lot of Latinos right now, a lot of filmmakers and writers that are Latin too. Benicio Del Toro
[ Filmmakers Latin Latinos Lot Now Right Too Writers]
When you're on a set it can be very tedious and slow. It's just not as big as when you see it on film. Sanaa Lathan
[ Big Film Just See Set Slow Tedious Very]
Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project. Alex Borstein
[ Acting Because Completely Film Fun Other Outcome Project Really Responsible Television Working]
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. Andrzej Wajda
[ After Budget Cases Except Few Films Financed First Made Most Partly Public Special State Still Television Way Well Were Years]
But a year before that, I was starting to drink beer on the set of the film Lucas (1986). Corey Haim
[ Beer Before Drink Film Lucas Set Starting Year]
I always prefer the big laugh. That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Always Big Especially Film Laugh Movie Objective Prefer Scary]
Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and I don't believe that I've made a real transformation beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions. I still have this nagging feeling that it's me, that I didn't create a unique character. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Believe Beyond Character Create Expressions Feeling Films Frustrated Gestures Look Made Real Sets Still Transformation Unique Usual Usually]
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. Jonathan Brandis
[ Before Chair Cheeks Close-Up Commercial Film Going Got How Make Make-Up Many Millions Other Pimples Remember See Shoots Sitting Sometime Soon Thought]
I never made a film which fully satisfied me. Roman Polanski
[ Film Fully Made Never Satisfied Which]
I think drug movies free the director to make intense films. Ray Liotta
[ Director Films Free Intense Make Movies Think]
People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag. Christopher Meloni
[ Again Another Become Big Blue Clerk Come Cop Days Dog Effeminate Fear Film Hired Hotel Indie Know Las Loathing Monkeys Nypd Opposite Place Playing Puppy Quirky Set Shooting Six Terry Then Time Twelve Used Vegas Week Whe]
A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies... literally... and develop your own film and make prints. Leonard Nimoy
[ Camera Chemicals Develop Film Friend Go How Literally Make Neighborhood Own Pennies Pick Possible Prints Shop Showed Up Your]
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. William Hurt
[ Ago Direct Fashioned Film Going Long Old Older Ranch Running Time Want Way West Woman]
Live television drama was like live theater, because you moved without thinking about the camera. It followed you around. In film you have to be more aware of what the camera is doing. Louise Fletcher
[ Around Aware Because Camera Doing Drama Film Followed Live More Moved Television Theater Thinking Without]
I 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. Galen Rowell
[ Actually Began Differences Differently Eye Film Human Make More Observed Photograph Powerful Realise Sees Sometimes Than Those World]
Eventually, the state's funding covered only the stages leading to presenting a film project to potential funding bodies. It was enough to produce a script, indicate casting and put together a budget to present it all, but nothing beyond that. Andrzej Wajda
[ Beyond Bodies Budget Casting Covered Enough Eventually Film Funding Indicate Leading Nothing Only Potential Present Presenting Produce Project Put Script Stages State Together]
You as an audience can look at these things as films, but I remember them as social experiences. Walter Hill
[ Audience Experiences Films Look Remember Social Them These Things]
I kinda go for the Jane Eyre type of film. I am fascinated by classics. Tippi Hedren
[ Am Classics Fascinated Film Go Jane Kinda Type]
I'm not a big slasher film fan. David Naughton
[ Big Fan Film Slasher]
Sometimes a director is making three films. Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film in Bombay and he can't leave Madras as some shooting has to be done, so he directs by telephone. The shooting takes place. On schedule. Satyajit Ray
[ Bombay Director Directs Done Film Films Leave Madras Making Perhaps Place Schedule Shooting Some Sometimes Takes Telephone Three]
Minority views expressed in films simply don't sell tickets. Karel Reisz
[ Expressed Films Minority Sell Simply Tickets Views]
I think I have always tried to do the smaller films. I like to jump around and there is something really nice for acting in a smaller film. But I think now, Hollywood's movies certainly involve a younger generation for the most part and so... I love going back and forth. Sigourney Weaver
[ Acting Always Around Back Certainly Film Films Forth Generation Going Hollywood Involve Jump Love Most Movies Nice Now Part Really Smaller Something Think Tried Younger]
Other actors like to rehearse on film-they like 30 or 40 takes. When you get an actor like that, it becomes difficult for me because I'm ready to quit after number two. Richard Widmark
[ Actor Actors After Because Becomes Difficult Get Number Other Quit Ready Rehearse Takes Two]
It's the texture of New York that people miss by filming elsewhere. There are layers and layers of character - even in the pavement - that you can't get anywhere else. And the speed that the people move. It's so different from other places. Richard Benjamin
[ Anywhere Character Different Else Elsewhere Even Filming Get Layers Miss Move New Other Pavement Places Speed Texture York]
I got involved in script development from the beginning. It was nice to see how a film gets made right from the beginning. It was quite hands-on for me. Dougray Scott
[ Beginning Development Film Gets Got Hands-On Hands-On How Involved Made Nice Quite Right Script See]
There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there. Richard Gere
[ Even Exist Film Light Nothing Particles Project Proven Real]
I prefer to write music for family films. I like people. Alex North
[ Family Films Music Prefer Write]
I did documentaries for maybe 10 years before I turned to fiction films. Walter Salles
[ Before Did Documentaries Fiction Films Maybe Turned Years]
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. Leslie Easterbrook
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
Well, I think every film student goes into film school thinking they want to write and direct their own movies, and they don't realize how much goes into it, and what a process it is. Alexis Bledel
[ Direct Every Film Goes How Into Movies Much Own Process Realize School Student Their Think Thinking Want Well Write]
So I was in America and I thought I'll stick around while I'm here and just see what happens. The next film I did was High Art, so I guess it started with a sort of vague idea but really just a fantasy. Radha Mitchell
[ America Around Art Did Fantasy Film Guess Happens Here High Idea Just Next Really See Sort Started Stick Thought Vague While]
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. Pedro Almodovar
[ Burlesque Comic Emotion Feel Film Films First Full Lot Meanings Part Represents Second Silent Tenderness Think Those]
In the 90's action pictures were all the rage. As a woman, I was fed up with them and I initially thought that the script was just another action film dressed up as a period piece. Madeleine Stowe
[ Action Another Dressed Fed Film Initially Just Period Pictures Piece Rage Script Them Thought Up Were Woman]
There is no filmmaking legislation because distributors are not interested in sharing their money with the film industry - for instance, by giving a percentage of ticket sales back to filmmakers. Andrzej Wajda
[ Back Because Distributors Film Filmmakers Filmmaking Giving Industry Instance Interested Legislation Money