Quotations that match 'film'.

My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water. Robert Bresson
[ Again Born Certain Come Dies Film First Flowers Head Killed Life Living Movie Objects Order Paper Persons Placed Projected Real Screen Use Water Which]
I'm always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along, one of them is actually going to happen. And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date, was pretty impressive. Adam Arkin
[ Actually Along Always Come Date Every Fact Film Going Had Happen Honored Impressive Major Offer Pretty Start Them Think Those]
I actually enjoy wearing the corsets required in some period films. Dinah Sheridan
[ Actually Corsets Enjoy Films Period Required Some Wearing]
I am not well educated or bright enough to be politically clued in, but I hope in the film that I'm going to shock a few people, win a lot of people over. John Lone
[ Am Bright Clued Educated Enough Few Film Going Hope Lot Over Politically Shock Well Win]
You do a James Bond film, you're being part of an anachronism, a tradition. Minnie Driver
[ Being Bond Film James Part Tradition]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I've done almost 20 films and I still worry about not finding the next one. Joshua Leonard
[ Almost Done Films Finding Next Still Worry]
Part of the film business is, if you want an apple, you buy an apple. Jeffrey Jones
[ Apple Business Buy Film Part Want]
I live myself with my cat Pebbles. She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me - she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew for the show came into the house. She didn't come down for hours. But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters and my neighbours and friends - everyone thinks it's just great. Susan Boyle
[ Attention Brothers Came Cat Come Crew Down Enjoying Everyone Film Friends Great Hours House Into Just Live Much Myself Neighbours Off Pebbles Ran She Show Sisters Soon Stairs Support Thinks Up]
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing and as hand-made. James Broughton
[ Consider Films Personal Poems Writing]
And even Moonstruck - for some reason the audience were just in the mood for a very romantic film, because it's one of the few romantic comedies to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Norman Jewison
[ Audience Because Best Comedies Even Few Film Just Mood Nominated Oscar Picture Reason Romantic Some Very Were]
A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films. Tyrese Gibson
[ Actors Against Approached Black Box Easy Films Get Just Kind Limitations Lot Nothing Stuck Times Up Urban]
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything. Aaron Siskind
[ After Captured Caught Everything Feeling Film Forever Forgotten Little Long Loving Photography Remembers Things Touching Way]
It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised. Bill Paxton
[ Always Disappointed Expectations Film Good Pleasantly See Surprised Then]
Everything about filmmaking tries to distract you from that first fine rapturous vision you have of the film. Ted Kotcheff
[ Distract Everything Film Filmmaking Fine First Tries Vision]
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]
On the contrary, I'm a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film. Walter Salles
[ Believer Coming Contrary Film Imperfection Into Necessity Strong]
I am never driven. Every film I've made has been an assignment. Alain Resnais
[ Am Assignment Been Driven Every Film Made Never]
The problem with doing a schlocky or big budget studio film is that it wouldn't actually be fun for me. It wouldn't be exciting. David Cronenberg
[ Actually Big Budget Doing Exciting Film Fun Problem Studio]
I chose films made by people I wanted to work with, about subject matter I thought was intriguing. Ed Harris
[ Chose Films Intriguing Made Matter Subject Thought Wanted Work]
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]
I love the comradery of doing theatre that you don't get in film. Andrea Martin
[ Doing Film Get Love Theatre]
I used to love Woody Allen but feel he's become a hack as a director. Bullets Over Broadway is the only film of his I've enjoyed in the last 10 years. Douglas Wood
[ Allen Become Broadway Bullets Director Enjoyed Feel Film Hack His Last Love Only Over Used Woody Years]
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]
There is also an artistic element which is lead by the film maker. Issues of what is reality and objectivity are as always relevant as someone is going to edit the film. Ben Edwards
[ Also Always Artistic Edit Element Film Going Issues Lead Maker Objectivity Reality Relevant Someone Which]
Now, after the communist take-over in 1948, the amount of feature films produced dwindled to three a year, while the school was, you know, every year another three, four, five students. Milos Forman
[ After Amount Another Communist Dwindled Every Feature Films Five Four Know Now Produced School Students Three While Year]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view! Martin Bormann
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
I think we probably will end up in America because he would be giving up much more to come and live here. If you want to work in film, that's really where you have to be. But I'm not sure that being an ex-pat is very good for one's sense of self. Emily Mortimer
[ America Because Being Come End Film Giving Good Here Live More Much Probably Really Self Sense Sure Think Up Very Want Where Will Work Would]
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]
When a documentary filmmaker, working in the style that I do, suggests that there has been a shooting ratio of 40 hours to every one hour of finished film, that doesn't mean that the other 39 are bad. Ken Burns
[ Bad Been Documentary Every Film Filmmaker Finished Hour Hours Mean Other Ratio Shooting Style Suggests Working]
A good film script should be able to do completely without dialogue. David Mamet
[ Able Completely Dialogue Film Good Script Should Without]
I think the Chainsaw remake is very good and captures the spirit of the original film. It's true to the tone of the original, to the point that it's almost a companion piece. Tobe Hooper
[ Almost Captures Chainsaw Companion Film Good Original Piece Point Remake Spirit Think Tone True Very]
Once the image was in the digital environment, one of the problems was, we had no means to reproduce the color spectrum, grey scale, and contrast that film produces, without converting the digital file to film, evaluating it, then going back and changing the digital image. John Dykstra
[ Back Changing Color Contrast Converting Digital Environment Evaluating File Film Going Grey Had Image Means Once Problems Produces Reproduce Scale Spectrum Then Without]
You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it's not a concern of mine. Cate Blanchett
[ Concern Film Know Make Mine Pleases Trying]
When you come to do the film, it is not the time to wonder why you do it. It's just how to do it. Isabelle Huppert
[ Come Film How Just Time Why Wonder]
The film, even when we were making it in that budget range, which was really a coup - we got it made because we pitched it to the studio head, Joe Roth. Alex Winter
[ Because Budget Coup Even Film Got Head Joe Made Making Pitched Range Really Roth Studio Were Which]
The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding. Christopher Eccleston
[ Acting Better Films Money More Rewarding Television Terms Theatre]
Going through this musical experience really helped us to understand the core of the film. Isabelle Huppert
[ Core Experience Film Going Helped Musical Really Through Understand Us]
My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack, but they loved it. Blair Underwood
[ Birthday Borrow Chance Daddy Eighth Even Film Friends Had His Little Loved Might Movie Nervous Party Recently Said Say Show Son]
The highest grossing films have great, moral messages - not dirty, base themes, so we're trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies. Morgan Brittany
[ Base Dirty Films Get Great Highest Make Messages Moral More Movies Producers Themes Trying Uplifting]
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]
You get three hours' sleep and then you start all over again. Relentless. Pre-production was almost harder than filming. I was all over the city every day. It was really exhausting. Ed Harris
[ Again Almost City Day Every Exhausting Filming Get Harder Hours Over Pre-Production Really Relentless Sleep Start Than Then Three]
I thought I was going to be a lot more freaked out by being naked onstage. I think on film I would have been more freaked out, because film is less forgiving. But onstage it's lit so beautifully. It would make my mother look good. Lorraine Bracco
[ Beautifully Because Been Being Film Forgiving Freaked Going Good Less Lit Look Lot Make More Mother Naked Onstage Out Think Thought Would]
In all the horror films that I have done, all of those women were strong women. I don't feel I ever played the victim, although I was always in jeopardy. Adrienne Barbeau
[ Although Always Done Ever Feel Films Horror Jeopardy Played Strong Those Victim Were Women]
That's what I like about Neil Jordan's films: everyone is better at what they do than you are. Ian Hart
[ Better Everyone Films Jordan Neil Than]
Quentin Tarantino asked me to work with him but there is no way I am going to do that while Matthew Vaughn is working in film. Claudia Schiffer
[ Am Asked Film Going Him Matthew Quentin Tarantino Vaughn Way While Work Working]
I had been in a film, playing a young British aristocrat. My wife told me that she was invited to a dinner and she invited me to dinner and the hostess had seen me and said, 'You cannot bring him.' but I think that I've done enough to shatter the image. Michael York
[ Aristocrat Been Bring British Cannot Dinner Done Enough Film Had Him Hostess Image Invited Playing Said Seen Shatter She Think Told Wife Young]
To me, it's a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it. Ellen Burstyn
[ Drag Film Him Moral Now See Son Teenager Very Were Would]
The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it. Thomas Dolby
[ Amount Cable Companies Computer Designers Enormous Ensure Fact Film Game Going Hardware Know Make Manufacturers Marches Money Studios Thing]
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]
I've lost all my money on these films. They are not commercial. But I'm glad to lose it this way. To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto D. and The Bicycle Thief. Vittorio De Sica
[ Bicycle Commercial Films Glad Life Lose Lost Money Pictures These Thief Way]
I feel that film is inevitably the medium of the future. It has been for years, decades, but more so now than ever. Sean Lennon
[ Been Decades Ever Feel Film Future Inevitably Medium More Now Than Years]
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]
I wanted to play a mother again. I thought it would be interesting to play the mother of an older child. And it was also the kind of part I've been looking for my whole career, actually, in film. You know, just to play a femme fatale who's very smart, and wicked. Sigourney Weaver
[ Actually Again Also Been Career Child Fatale Femme Film Interesting Just Kind Know Looking Mother Older Part Play Smart Thought Very Wanted Whole Wicked Would]
I played a definite part in it. I guess the things that I played in films and the way the nudity and the love scenes were handled were really different. Bo Derek
[ Definite Different Films Guess Handled Love Nudity Part Played Really Scenes Things Way Were]
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]
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art. Susan Sontag
[ Art Disaster Fiction Films Oldest Science Subjects Which]
I love independent filmmaking. I don't agree with a lot of it, but that's the point. Gena Rowlands
[ Agree Filmmaking Independent Lot Love Point]
After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin. Barbara Steele
[ Absorbs After Energies Film Itself Living Mind Occult Odd Oddly Porous Skin Think]
Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film. Mel Torme
[ Affair Began Dad Did Fans Film Good Love Movie Movies Performance Rabid Took Uncles Underlying Were Whenever]
I think that those are the things that you can uniquely do with film that are difficult to do anywhere else: they can bring a picture to life, give it a natural and historical context and make you feel that everything else is suddenly credible. Robert Towne
[ Anywhere Bring Context Credible Difficult Else Everything Feel Film Give Historical Life Make Natural Picture Suddenly Things Think Those Uniquely]
There was one titanic guiding light on the film set, and I was in the presence of a true Mahatma, in the deepest and most profound sense of the word. Ben Kingsley
[ Deepest Film Guiding Light Mahatma Most Presence Profound Sense Set Titanic True Word]
Being down in Orlando, Florida, where we filmed the movie, I learned how to bass fish. Jerry Reed, who plays the villain in the movie, taught me how to bass fish. Henry Winkler
[ Bass Being Down Filmed Fish Florida How Jerry Learned Movie Orlando Plays Reed Taught Villain Where]
I grew up on film scores and scores from films. Skitch Henderson
[ Film Films Grew Scores Up]
I like Soderbergh, Spielberg, Lucas. There's a lot of talented guys out there obviously, and if you're a fan of films, you have to look at that stuff and learn from them. David R. Ellis
[ Fan Films Guys Learn Look Lot Lucas Obviously Out Soderbergh Spielberg Stuff Talented Them]
I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film. John Hurt
[ Favourite Film Lots Memories Say]
The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Control Difference Director Doing Editor Film Hands Play Producer]
In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered that the truths are withheld. Charles Keating
[ Film Oftentimes Pampered Television Truths Withheld]
Nooooooo... favorite film, that's like asking if you have a favorite kid! Sylvia Sidney
[ Asking Favorite Film Kid]
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]
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]
The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors. John Singleton
[ Actors Always Been Films Moments Unknown]
I do love the films I've done in the past. I work hard in my movies and my friends work hard and we're trying to make people laugh and I'm very proud of that. Adam Sandler
[ Done Films Friends Hard Laugh Love Make Movies Past Proud Trying Very Work]
I hope we're all kind of influencing each other now to keep the quality up on those things. They seem to be getting better and better and better as there's not only sort of a film geek audience, there's also a general interest in the overall film consuming population. Jay Roach
[ Also Audience Better Consuming Each Film Geek General Getting Hope Influencing Interest Keep Kind Now Only Other Overall Population Quality Seem Sort Things Those Up]
In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film. Joshua Leonard
[ Aside Best Character Characters Connection Development Favor Film Genre Had Horror Movies Often Pushed Shining Shock Value]
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]
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]
I started when I was eight, doing super 8 films. Guillermo del Toro
[ Doing Eight Films Started Super]
When I make an American movie it's going to come out all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for an Italian film or a French film. Monica Bellucci
[ American Come Film French Going Happen Italian Make Movie Out Over Same Way]
Making a film, setting it up and getting it cast and getting it together, is not an easy thing. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Cast Easy Film Getting Making Setting Thing Together Up]
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]
Minority views expressed in films simply don't sell tickets. Karel Reisz
[ Expressed Films Minority Sell Simply Tickets Views]
Stage and film are just two wildly different animals. Why compare the two? Bebe Neuwirth
[ Animals Compare Different Film Just Stage Two Why Wildly]
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]
The film depends on the audience's belief in this relationship. Ralph Fiennes
[ Audience Belief Depends Film Relationship]
Everybody wants blockbusters. I like to see a few pictures now and then that have to do with people and have relationships, and that's what I want to do films about. I don't want to see these sci-fi movies, and I don't want to do one of those. I don't understand it. James Garner
[ Blockbusters Everybody Few Films Movies Now Pictures Relationships Sci-Fi See Then These Those Understand Want Wants]
I never made a film which fully satisfied me. Roman Polanski
[ Film Fully Made Never Satisfied Which]
If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind. Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind. John Hurt
[ Cinema Cross Even Film Making Mind Similarly Theatre]
I try and do films I know I'm going to enjoy watching as well as being in. Dougray Scott
[ Being Enjoy Films Going Know Try Watching Well]
TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play. Christopher Meloni
[ Angela Bruce Characters Clooney Doing Everyone Film George Get Hard Hell How Know Murder Play Range She Sure Survived Those Tv Want Wants Work Wrote Years]
I saw a very good Hollywood film the other day. It was about Cole Porter. Julie Harris
[ Cole Day Film Good Hollywood Other Porter Saw Very]
The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche. Adrian Lyne
[ Achieve Any Avoid Challenge Cliche Few Film Moments New Really Try]
Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility. Bruce Jackson
[ Created Declining Documentary Films Possibility]
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]
People are going to see both of us and think it's an Abbott and Costello kind of thing. It's not an easy switch. It's not an easy transition from TV to film. Ray Romano
[ Abbott Both Costello Easy Film Going Kind See Switch Thing Think Transition Tv Us]
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]
The four of us couldn't have made a record with the time left over when we were shooting the show. We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning 'til 7 at night. Later on, when there was a break from filming, and we were sick of doing it the old way. Peter Tork
[ Break Doing Filming Four Later Left Made Morning Night Old Over Record Shooting Show Sick Stage Til Time Us Way Were]
Well, I am from India and I wanted to make films in English for the international market in India. So that was really the main thing, and then of course economically it was cheaper to make films in India. Ismail Merchant
[ Am Cheaper Course Economically English Films India International Main Make Market Really Then Thing Wanted Well]
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]
Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Because Coward Everything Fear Film Fortunate Frightened Good Hero Life Low Luck Make Person Really Suspense Threshold]
The only way you can continue to make artistic films is to make an occasional one of those. They kind of keep your marketability going to the extent that people will employ you. Gabriel Byrne
[ Artistic Continue Employ Extent Films Going Keep Kind Make Marketability Occasional Only Those Way Will Your]
A lot of the films I've made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that's just because I have a lot of old-fashion values. Steven Spielberg
[ Ago Because Could Films Just Lot Made Probably Values Well Worked Years]
I believe that the story is the most important element of any medium whether it's theater, film, TV. Chad Lowe
[ Any Believe Element Film Important Medium Most Story Theater Tv Whether]
You've got to believe as a filmmaker that if a movie's good enough, it's going to survive; and if it's not, well, it won't. Sam Mendes
[ Believe Enough Filmmaker Going Good Got Movie Survive Well Won]
In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Always Clean Difficult Films How Kill Man Messy Murders Show Thing Very]
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]
In musical theater you have to be very big and very animated, while film and television are more toned down. Kevin Richardson
[ Animated Big Down Film More Musical Television Theater Toned Very While]
I didn't hang around films. I don't know if I'd ever seen Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes. Patricia Highsmith
[ Around Ever Films Hang Hitchcock Know Lady Seen Vanishes]
And I'm auditioning right now for a movie, and then I have a script that I'm reading right now for a horror film, and I'm meeting for a couple of television shows that I just had yesterday, and pretty much was offered one of them. Trishelle Cannatella
[ Auditioning Couple Film Had Horror Just Meeting Movie Much Now Offered Pretty Reading Right Script Shows Television Them Then Yesterday]
One of the characteristics of plays that are made into films is that they can be very talky. Tom Wilkinson
[ Characteristics Films Into Made Plays Very]
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]
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]
What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film. Tilda Swinton
[ Beat Beautifully Book Cinematic Done Film Nature Realised Recognise]
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]
My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker. Robert Wise
[ Filmmaker Got Passion Patience Perseverance Ps Three]
Nudity, in the right way, can enhance a film or a TV program or a TV commercial. If it's done tastefully it can make it more of an interesting product. Mark Roberts
[ Commercial Done Enhance Film Interesting Make More Nudity Product Program Right Tastefully Tv Way]
I never feel more alive than when I'm on stage. On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up, or the hand, there is a lot of close up. Kathleen Turner
[ Acting Alive Chopped Close Feel Film Hand Lot More Neck Never Stage Than Up]
It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery. Conrad Hall
[ Black-And-White Car Coming Decide Driving Feet Film Frame Had How Light Magic Mm Mystery Off Sense Sign Stop]
The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live. Armistead Maupin
[ Abused Aids City Does Fans Film Friendship Gabriel His Involves Itself Live Longer Much New Radio Storyteller Strikes Suffering Teenager Up York]
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]
For this game, we shot it just like it as if it was a film so there wasn't that much different from doing a film other than some technical things for the costume that had to be done so they could transfer the footage later and make it look animated. Josie Maran
[ Animated Costume Could Different Doing Done Film Footage Game Had Just Later Look Make Much Other Shot Some Technical Than Things Transfer]
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]
I'm just one of those people that if I sit down to watch a horror film, I put my hands over my face and I cry a lot and I don't see half of the film because I'm too upset. Neve Campbell
[ Because Cry Down Face Film Half Hands Horror Just Lot Over Put See Sit Those Too Upset Watch]
All of a sudden, those few pages of script that he had shown me with the weird images I could visualize all of that in my brain, and I knew that there was this mad little genius at work here and I really wanted to do the film. Jack Nance
[ Brain Could Few Film Genius Had Here Images Knew Little Mad Pages Really Script Shown Sudden Those Visualize Wanted Weird Work]
I smuggled the camera, it was no problem to smuggle the camera there. And I took 60 photos, two films, during the time when there was no one in the control room, in the building. Mordechai Vanunu
[ Building Camera Control During Films Photos Problem Room Smuggle Smuggled Time Took Two]
I'm me, I live from film to mouth. Alan Rudolph
[ Film Live Mouth]
Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity. Mike Leigh
[ Become British Colonial Compromise Danger Film Film-Makers Hollywood Industry Integrity Maintain Need Never Our Own Principles Real Remain Revival Servants Should Their True Will]
My focus never wavered; I never accepted the film was not going to be finished. Dougray Scott
[ Accepted Film Finished Focus Going Never Wavered]
The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film. Rainer W. Fassbinder
[ Beautiful Best Between Create Criticism Dream Film Films German Hollywood Make Powerful Quo Something Status Such Thing Think Union Wonderful Would]
I'd like to do a piece of Shakespeare. Any upcoming Shakespeare film. Just a bit to say I did a classic. Jim Varney
[ Any Bit Classic Did Film Just Piece Say Shakespeare Upcoming]
I wouldn't do nudity in films. For me, personally... To act with my clothes on is a performance; to act with my clothes off is a documentary. Julia Roberts
[ Act Clothes Documentary Films Nudity Off Performance Personally]
Any film that supports the idea that things can be changed is a great film in my eyes. Wim Wenders
[ Any Changed Eyes Film Great Idea Supports Things]
I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Continue Film Hope Television Theatre Working]
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]
Then my first film was something called Cannibal Girls, which sounds like a horror movie but was actually kind of a goofy comedy with horror elements. Like a horror spoof. Ivan Reitman
[ Actually Called Cannibal Comedy Elements Film First Girls Goofy Horror Kind Movie Something Sounds Spoof Then Which]
I didn't need clothes. I was allowed the opportunity to act out moments you don't get the opportunity to experience in your own life, let alone as a character in a film. I didn't feel naked. Marguerite Moreau
[ Act Allowed Alone Character Clothes Experience Feel Film Get Life Moments Naked Need Opportunity Out Own Your]
I am hoping to film another ad in the summer for Carte Noire. David Ginola
[ Ad Am Another Carte Film Hoping Summer]
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]
It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great - everybody working together. Sometimes it didn't feel like a film set. It wasn't technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable. Cillian Murphy
[ Driven Enjoyable Ensemble Everybody Feel Film Great Just Much Performances Set Sometimes Technically Thing Together Very Whole Working]
Music is half the film. Matthew Vaughn
[ Film Half Music]
I wish I knew what was next. I got this movie without planning to. I'm really excited to be continuing in film because it's a great job but I have my portfolio and resume for any other opportunity. Colleen Haskell
[ Any Because Continuing Excited Film Got Great Job Knew Movie Next Opportunity Other Planning Portfolio Really Resume Wish Without]
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]
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]
There's huge, massive mother ships going up to the Yukon. They've been filmed and are on video. Dan Aykroyd
[ Been Filmed Going Huge Massive Mother Ships Up Video]
The Holy Ghost was working through me on this film, and I was just direction traffic. Mel Gibson
[ Direction Film Ghost Holy Just Through Traffic Working]
I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes, in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days, and the second day the festival collapsed because the French, you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival. Milos Forman
[ Because Cannes Collapsed Day Days Ended Festival Film-Makers Flag French Know Raised Red Remember Second Supposed Were]
It's really hard to say how long the show will last and will continue. I hope it lasts for a very long time. As long as kids watch it, anyway. But beyond this, sure, I would love to be doing film. I'd love to be doing more theater and perhaps even writing. Steve Burns
[ Anyway Beyond Continue Doing Even Film Hard Hope How Kids Last Lasts Long Love More Perhaps Really Say Show Sure Theater Time Very Watch Will Would Writing]
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]
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]
You are probably right when you say that I could get a role in any producer's film if I just asked. Kabir Bedi
[ Any Asked Could Film Get Just Probably Producer Right Role Say]
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 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]
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 did not make this a long film for its own sake. I wanted to make an entertaining film and offer it out there for those who want to see it. If word of mouth suggests there is an audience out there, hopefully their cinema will show it. Kenneth Branagh
[ Audience Cinema Did Entertaining Film Hopefully Long Make Mouth Offer Out Own Sake See Show Suggests Their Those Want Wanted Will Word]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts. Leon de Winter
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre, classic, normal, romantic. Cinema is to me the most versatile thing. Catherine Deneuve
[ Bizarre Cinema Classic Most Normal Romantic Thing Versatile]
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 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]
The Sand Pebbles has always been one of my favorite films, I suppose because its the most difficult film - from a physical and logistical standpoint - that I've ever made. Robert Wise
[ Always Because Been Difficult Ever Favorite Film Films Logistical Made Most Pebbles Physical Sand Standpoint Suppose]
To make a film and to sell it to the distributors you need a name. Ajay Devgan
[ Distributors Film Make Name Need Sell]
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 mean, the old film critics just excoriated me. John Milius
[ Critics Film Just Mean Old]
Secondarily, I think films that are driven by music also terrify studios. Kevin Spacey
[ Also Driven Films Music Studios Terrify Think]
You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us. Jerome Lawrence
[ Around Because Better Demand Failure Film Good More Must Peers Television Theater Things Us Why Your]
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]
Since the new film has been out, I'm doing quite a lot but then in July I will start doing things at home. I have to fix the house up, see the grandchildren and such. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Been Doing Film Fix Grandchildren Home House July Lot New Out Quite See Since Start Such Then Things Up Will]
I want to make a film about a factory worker. Richard Linklater
[ Factory Film Make Want Worker]
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]
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]
I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films. Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear, was one of those movies. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Allowed Also Being Circus Fear Films General Hammer Influenced Movies Shown Think Those Vampire Vampires Watch Were]
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder. Alfred Hitchcock Movies
[ Bladder Directly Endurance Film Human Length Related Should]
After I learn more English, I'll work hard and make more films. Zhang Ziyi
[ After English Films Hard Learn Make More Work]
I think it will bring back discussion about Columbine. When Columbine happened it was the topic of the week, and we shouldn't have just moved on to something else. Whether people like the film or not, it's going to make them think about what happened. John Robinson
[ Back Bring Discussion Else Film Going Happened Just Make Moved Something Them Think Topic Week Whether Will]
We just started filming, and after every scene was shot, we had a rehearsal for the next one. Rupert Grint
[ After Every Filming Had Just Next Rehearsal Scene Shot Started]
It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you. Jim Broadbent
[ English Film Funny Help How Murderous Old]
In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance. Wim Wenders
[ Age Also America Become Being Consumerism Counterbalance Criticism Europe Film First Industry Instead Movie Over Something World]
The deal is that you can do it, you don't really owe me anything, but at the end of it, I own the film. Then I can actually go out and reprint or not reprint if it I want. Todd McFarlane
[ Actually Anything Deal End Film Go Out Owe Own Really Reprint Then Want]
I started to shortcircuit because I had high aspirations for the film. I never told anybody that. Mickey Rourke
[ Anybody Aspirations Because Film Had High Never Started Told]
I'm much more interested in living specific experiences in films. Walter Salles
[ Experiences Films Interested Living More Much Specific]
I knew nothing about the independent film industry. I didn't know much about the industry itself. All I knew was how to watch movies, how to enjoy them, how to hate them, how not to like them. Michelle Rodriguez
[ Enjoy Film Hate How Independent Industry Itself Knew Know Movies Much Nothing Them Watch]
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]
I still enjoy watching films more than making them. Michael Winterbottom
[ Enjoy Films Making More Still Than Them Watching]
Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture. Ed Wood
[ Big Details Ever Filmmaking Nobody Notice Picture Tiny Will]
There is a certain moment in the film when the son is in the nursing home and he goes to the television and turns it off because he sees himself in the image. Atom Egoyan
[ Because Certain Film Goes Himself Home Image Moment Nursing Off Sees Son Television Turns]
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]
It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior. Scarlett Johansson
[ Behavior Film Funny His History Human Insightful Just Know Movies Part Required Wonderful Woody Your]
Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form, with a limited audience, I recognized film as this extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Art Audience Could Extraordinary Film Form Limited More Numbers Painting Rarefied Reach Recognized Social Tool Tremendous Whereas]
I don't make films to win prizes. I make films to make films. Norman Jewison
[ Films Make Prizes Win]
Yeah, I'd be happy to go back to Mexico or Japan to make another film. Alex Cox
[ Another Back Film Go Happy Japan Make Mexico Yeah]
I want to do films I can relate to emotionally. Christian Slater
[ Emotionally Films Relate Want]
We've seen so many films now, that you have to be on par with the best films that have preceded you. You just can't make any movie and it will be good. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Any Best Films Good Just Make Many Movie Now Par Preceded Seen Will]
Film is a collective experience, as you know. Sydney Pollack
[ Collective Experience Film Know]
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]
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 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]
That's where I got my start and where I'll continue to work, but I can't tell you the number of films between Drugstore Cowboy and Curly Sue that I auditioned for and wanted that didn't choose me. Kelly Lynch
[ Auditioned Between Choose Continue Cowboy Drugstore Films Got Number Start Sue Tell Wanted Where Work]
It certainly made a film writing career for me. Buck Henry
[ Career Certainly Film Made Writing]
In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature. Alexander Walker
[ Aspects Better Cooper Days Etc Film Gary Human James Nature Personified Stars Stewart]
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]
And I'm hoping that over the next 20, 50 years, whatever, the mystique of television and film and all that will diminish somewhat, and people will leave us alone to get on with our jobs. Erika Slezak
[ Alone Diminish Film Get Hoping Jobs Leave Mystique Next Our Over Somewhat Television Us Whatever Will Years]
I suppose the most fun I had was on the second film. David Prowse
[ Film Fun Had Most Second Suppose]
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]
Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations. Ralph Fiennes
[ Adaptations Book Comic Films Go Most Out Rooted Saying Strip Want]
It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot. Michael Berryman
[ Alter Andrew Because Believes Best Change Films Invested Making Meaning Old Product Put School Shot Stick Story Way]
A l lot of films I've done are essentially about women who are finding their voice, women who don't know themselves well. Meg Ryan
[ Done Essentially Films Finding Know Lot Their Themselves Voice Well Women]
National film industries tend to move in cycles. In Australia right now, we're on a high, a feeling of potential, which as yet shows no sign of flagging. But the word "industry" is misleading. A small national cinema has no industry in the Hollywood sense. Peter Weir
[ Australia Cinema Cycles Feeling Film Flagging High Hollywood Industries Industry Misleading Move National Now Potential Right Sense Shows Sign Small Tend Which Word Yet]
With Dick Smith there, and the words of Peter Shaffer... they've got to be the most beautiful descriptions in music ever written on film or in literature. And we could hear the music accompanying the words... What more can you ask for? F. Murray Abraham
[ Accompanying Ask Beautiful Could Descriptions Ever Film Got Hear Literature More Most Music Peter Smith Words Written]
When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice. Helena Christensen
[ Actors Also Emotions Entire Environment Express Film Interact Natural Other Play Scenes Set Unnatural Use Very Voice Your]
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]
No press conference announcing a last film. I'd just steal away. Best way because, if by chance after two or three years something interesting comes up, I would not - like Sinatra - have to say: "Well, I've thought it over and decided to come back." Sophia Loren
[ After Announcing Away Back Because Best Chance Come Comes Conference Decided Film Interesting Just Last Over Press Say Sinatra Something Steal Thought Three Two Up Way Well Would Years]
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future. Lady Gaga
[ Back Bringing Camera Film Future Instant Part Working]
Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper. Jim Jarmusch
[ Beacon Before Father Film Journal Married Mother Newspaper Reviewer She Small]
When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work. Richard Donner
[ Audience Film Long Make Narrow-Minded Run Seems Subjective Tell Too Work]
And it's not only films, I'm pretty unaware of anything that's going on in popular culture right now. Brad Bird
[ Anything Culture Films Going Now Only Popular Pretty Right Unaware]
Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation. Daniel Day Lewis
[ Being Burden Centre Film First Innocence Take Takes Thereafter Time Trepidation]
In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique. Sherilyn Fenn
[ Balance Because Bigger Challenging Could Doing Films Independent Most Perfect Seem Some Unique World]
Disney was a family film studio. I was supposed to be their young, leading man. After they found out I was involved with someone, that was the end of Disney. Tommy Kirk
[ After Disney End Family Film Found Involved Leading Man Out Someone Studio Supposed Their Young]
Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years. Jim McKay
[ After Am Being Eight Films Finally Gotten Grateful Learned Make Most Now Paid Point Right Thing Where Years]
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]
I moved to LA and decided to do films and television, mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead. Shirley Knight
[ Because Dead Decided Films La Mainly Moved New Television Theater Totally York]
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]
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]
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'm developing a record company. I'm learning how to supervise music on a film. Carson Daly
[ Company Developing Film How Learning Music Record Supervise]
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]
Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that. Jeff Bridges
[ Adult Approached Away Blown Dad Films Fun Gas Made Much Only Parent Play Similar Such Together Two Way Work Working Your]
Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity. Christine Baranski
[ Cool Could Easygoing Enormous Film Good Got His Howard Humanity Intelligence Lost Lovely Man Most Never Person Ron Want Wonderful Work]
I don't think his life has been in any way disfigured by the film. The film did disclose some difficult facts. Martin Bashir
[ Any Been Did Difficult Disclose Facts Film His Life Some Think Way]
My partner, Beth Alexander, and I want to produce smaller films, but commercially viable films that will enable me to make the kinds of movies I want to make. Stanley Tucci
[ Alexander Commercially Enable Films Kinds Make Movies Partner Produce Smaller Viable Want Will]
Kubrick never explained the ending to us, or what his intentions were. He didn't intend for it to be a predictable film. Keir Dullea
[ Ending Explained Film His Intend Intentions Kubrick Never Predictable Us Were]
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]
My first love is acting on stage. A sitcom is a hybrid of stage and film. Judd Nelson
[ Acting Film First Hybrid Love Sitcom Stage]
In this way, some film schools can be destructive. Richard King
[ Destructive Film Schools Some Way]
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]
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]
A film director has to get a shot, no matter what he does. We're desperate people. Elia Kazan
[ Desperate Director Does Film Get Matter Shot]
You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it. Theodore Bikel
[ Always Audiences Come Comedy Doing Draw Experiences Films How Know Later Laugh Live May Months Six Time Vacuum Working Your]
Other writers, producers, and directors of low-budget films would often put down the film they were making, saying it was just something to make money with. I never felt that. If I took the assignment, I'd give it my best shot. Roger Corman
[ Assignment Best Directors Down Felt Film Films Give Just Low-Budget Make Making Money Never Often Other Producers Put Saying Shot Something Took Were Would Writers]
Some people had fathers who were bankers or farmers, my father made films, that's how I saw it. As for the movie stars, they were just around, some of them were friends, others weren't, it was all just a part of my everyday life. Anjelica Huston
[ Around Bankers Everyday Farmers Father Fathers Films Friends Had How Just Life Made Movie Others Part Saw Some Stars Them Were Weren]
The process of filmmaking is very musical, you get into the rhythm and the rhythmics of how someone is, especially with Woody Allen who is very much into body language and body movement. Charlotte Rampling
[ Allen Body Especially Filmmaking Get How Into Language Movement Much Musical Process Rhythm Someone Very Woody]
Actually I did, because I saw the film like everyone else, ten years ago and I remembered some of it. I just wanted to see it, to kind of remember the tone a little bit. Julianne Moore
[ Actually Ago Because Bit Did Else Everyone Film Just Kind Little Remember Remembered Saw See Some Ten Tone Wanted Years]
At this point in my career, it doesn't bother me much that I'm probably hopelessly typecast. I like to work, and horror films definitely keep me working. Donald Pleasence
[ Bother Career Definitely Films Hopelessly Horror Keep Much Point Probably Typecast Work Working]
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]
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]
You should look straight at a film; that's the only way to see one. Film is not the art of scholars but of illiterates. Werner Herzog
[ Art Film Look Only Scholars See Should Straight Way]
I already played James Dean in a film called Race with Destiny, but it hasn't come out yet. Casper Van Dien
[ Already Called Come Dean Destiny Film Hasn James Out Played Race Yet]
I think the original Matrix was really incredible. It was so original and it did so many innovative things with film. It was a much bigger film. Bound was just a smaller film. It was kind of like an old noir film. Gina Gershon
[ Bigger Bound Did Film Incredible Innovative Just Kind Many Matrix Much Noir Old Original Really Smaller Things Think]
At the end of the film Val suggests there may be a way to rejoin the living, when he says, 'Let's see if we're able to live among the living, walk among the living.' Dwight Yoakam
[ Able Among End Film Live Living May Rejoin Says See Suggests Val Walk Way]
I was very committed to the process of composing, working at poems, putting things together and taking them apart like some kind of experimental filmmaker. David Antin
[ Apart Committed Composing Experimental Filmmaker Kind Poems Process Putting Some Taking Them Things Together Very Working]
And the reason for that I think is that in Australia our films don't get the exposure, so the process is foremost. But anyway, I love being part of the team and hate being stuck in a corner somewhere. Jacqueline McKenzie
[ Anyway Australia Being Corner Exposure Films Foremost Get Hate Love Our Part Process Reason Somewhere Stuck Team Think]
I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder. Theodore Bikel
[ Am Awe Back Capacity Filled Filmmakers Give Sense Stir Us Wonder]
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism. Wim Wenders
[ Criticism Directors Film French Gone Having Many More Now Offended Past Quality Real Realised Standards Very]
It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form. Richard Linklater
[ Art Become Disappointing Entertainment Films Form Pure See]
It's very difficult to break into motion pictures, but it's oddly easier for directors today because of independent films and cable, who have inherited for the most part those films of substance that the studios are reluctant to finance. Mark Rydell
[ Because Break Cable Difficult Directors Easier Films Finance Independent Inherited Into Most Motion Oddly Part Pictures Reluctant Studios Substance Those Today Very]
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]
But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film. Robert Conrad
[ Barry Control Ego Film Go Had His Make Meeting Out Something Think Told]
But I've worked where they've had animals before, and animal wranglers, the people who raise animals and train animals for films and television, they're all very, very professional. M. Emmet Walsh
[ Animal Animals Before Films Had Professional Raise Television Train Very Where Worked]
Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession. Joan Allen
[ Almost Any Area Aware Cool Film Kind Make Might More Open Opportunity Profession Things Thinking Up]
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 still feel that a movie has to attempt to say something - even if it fails miserably. But I've sort of given up on believing that I'm going to change the world with every film I choose to act in. Sarah Polley
[ Act Attempt Believing Change Choose Even Every Fails Feel Film Given Going Miserably Movie Say Something Sort Still Up World]
They all matter to me, whether I'm working on a Sam Jackson film for a week or I'm the star of my own TV series - I take it all very seriously, and I have a healthy respect for the work in general, despite the role. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Despite Film General Healthy Jackson Matter Own Respect Role Sam Series Seriously Star Take Tv Very Week Whether Work Working]
There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand. Sophie Marceau
[ Also Autobiographical Couple Doubt Everyone Film Language Ordinary Portray Same Time Tries Understand]
I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he makes a film every 18 months. He's amazing really. Adrian Lyne
[ Amazing Day Every Film Makes Months Other Really Ridley Scott Speaking]
When it comes to films, people often don't differentiate between the message of a bad central character and the message of the film itself. They are two separate things. Christian Bale
[ Bad Between Central Character Comes Differentiate Film Films Itself Message Often Separate Things Two]
I have lot of respect of filmmakers who work in Telugu and Tamil. Anil Kapoor
[ Filmmakers Lot Respect Work]
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]
We did a lot of press for the last film and now for this one. We don't rest on our laurels. Shawn Wayans
[ Did Film Last Laurels Lot Now Our Press Rest]
That is a big danger, losing your inspiration. When I work in film and television I try to do each take a little differently. I never want to do the same thing twice, because then you're not being spontaneous, you're just recreating something. Karl Urban
[ Because Being Big Danger Differently Each Film Inspiration Just Little Losing Never Recreating Same Something Spontaneous Take Television Then Thing Try Twice Want Work Your]
Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films. Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people. Robert Altman
[ Anything Back Chance Deal Down Dramatic Emotions Films Get Gets Grown-Up Human Humor Maybe Uses Values]
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]
A film like Genevieve to my contemporaries is not a film made years ago, but last week or last year. They see me as I was then, not as I am now. Kenneth More
[ Ago Am Contemporaries Film Genevieve Last Made Now See Then Week Year Years]
When I started in films, it never really occurred to me that I could make a career out of acting. Sam Neill
[ Acting Career Could Films Make Never Occurred Out Really Started]
You have to nail the right tone because sometimes when you just see his films cold, you're not quite sure. It's the same in - I'm trying to think of other directors with a similar sense - David Lynch's films, Tim's films, some of Cronenberg's stuff. Danny Elfman
[ Because Cold Cronenberg David Directors Films His Just Lynch Nail Other Quite Right Same See Sense Similar Some Sometimes Stuff Sure Think Tim Tone Trying]
Zhang Yimou is always going to need young, pretty girls for his films. But I don't really concern myself with what Zhang Yimou's next starlet looks like. Zhang Ziyi
[ Always Concern Films Girls Going His Looks Myself Need Next Pretty Really Starlet Yimou Young Zhang]
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'm in so many Charles Bronson films because no other actress will work with him. Jill Ireland
[ Actress Because Charles Films Him Many Other Will Work]
It's the first film that I made where the director was not present under the camera, and it threw me. Leslie Caron
[ Camera Director Film First Made Present Threw Under Where]
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]
I would certainly say that films like Time Code and the Loss of Sexual Innocence were far more rewarding to me in terms of being able to move forward as a filmmaker. Mike Figgis
[ Able Being Certainly Code Far Filmmaker Films Forward Innocence Loss More Move Rewarding Say Sexual Terms Time Were Would]
I did important films when I was very young. Catherine Deneuve
[ Did Films Important Very Young]
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]
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]
On the first movie we got good reviews, but we were still dealing with genre stuff. It's going away. Judge the movie - is it a good one or a bad one? We know we made a great movie and it's being judged for just being a good film. Avi Arad
[ Away Bad Being Dealing Film First Genre Going Good Got Great Judge Judged Just Know Made Movie Reviews Still Stuff Were]
I don't prefer much of film over stage. The only thing I prefer is the paycheck. Marisa Tomei
[ Film Much Only Over Paycheck Prefer Stage Thing]
That would be getting up at 5 am... I don't understand why film's shoot such brutal hours. I think it'd be worth it to not be so strictly cost-effective and have an 8 hour day. The film's would benefit in the end. Terry Zwigoff
[ Am Benefit Brutal Cost-Effective Day End Film Getting Hour Hours Shoot Strictly Such Think Understand Up Why Worth Would]
You're talking to somebody who two years ago couldn't figure out how to use e-mail and who now has carpal tunnel. It has totally changed in that these films would not be getting out to people the way they're getting out without the Internet. Robert Greenwald
[ Ago Changed E-Mail Figure Films Getting How Internet Now Out Somebody Talking These Totally Tunnel Two Use Way Without Would Years]
I thought Jack's directing job was the best thing about the film. Harvey Keitel
[ Best Directing Film Jack Job Thing Thought]
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]
I did documentaries for maybe 10 years before I turned to fiction films. Walter Salles
[ Before Did Documentaries Fiction Films Maybe Turned Years]
But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques - which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in. Parminder Nagra
[ Brazilian British Clifford Coach Eventually Fantastic Film Football Game Got Had Incorporate Into Runs Simon Some Teaches Techniques Things Those Wanted Which Youth]
She is also brought to a point of zero in the beginning of the story, and I think you can say that about a lot of my films in that they are often about people who are brought to the point of zero in the beginning of the film. Bille August
[ Also Beginning Brought Film Films Lot Often Point Say She Story Think Zero]
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]
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]
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]
Yes, I was correctly quoted in saying I introduced sex into films in the 20's, but it was sex in good taste and left a great deal to one's imagination. Pola Negri
[ Correctly Deal Films Good Great Imagination Into Introduced Left Quoted Saying Sex Taste Yes]
I did some writing and bought a book, and have been working on that as a film to act and direct in. Dustin Hoffman
[ Act Been Book Bought Did Direct Film Some Working Writing]
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]
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]
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]
I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork. Guy Ritchie
[ Am Because Filmmaking How Illusion Much Smart Teamwork Too Ultimately Under]
I'm going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film. Norman Jewison
[ Adaptation Bread Film Going Italian Really]
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]
I was mostly interested in it as a theatrical film. Personally, I am not so interested in television, simply because I don't watch television myself. I'm into movies. Bille August
[ Am Because Film Interested Into Mostly Movies Myself Personally Simply Television Theatrical Watch]
I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy. Harrison Ford
[ Action Adventure Book Call Comic Fantasy Film Get Indiana Jones Mad Movie Star]
Mystery Men you can take grandma, you can take everyone to see this film. Kel Mitchell
[ Everyone Film Grandma Men Mystery See Take]
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]
Because of the power of television, I was visible to everybody all over the world. But there are many things in the theater that are more fulfilling and that I look forward to doing more. But really, I love it all: theater, film, television. Charlotte Rae
[ Because Doing Everybody Film Forward Fulfilling Look Love Many More Over Power Really Television Theater Things Visible World]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I don't think there's much point in putting me a deep, dark, heavy, emotional film because there are people who do it so much better than I do. Hugh Grant
[ Because Better Dark Deep Emotional Film Heavy Much Point Putting Than Think]
When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea. Sydney Pollack Movies
[ Film Idea Make Usually]
There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones. Tim Roth
[ Acceptance British Films Just Kinds More Now Ones Other Seems Than]
It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in a jail cell for a week, to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner. Gregory Hines
[ Cell Decide Films Get Jail Prisoner Seen Sense Wardens Week Where Would]
You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything. James Cameron
[ Anything Business Ever Film Gives Know Making]
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]
Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images. Steven Bochco
[ Film Ideas Images Marry Opportunity Power Provides]
If a film doesn't play, people aren't going to be that nice. John Turturro
[ Film Going Nice Play]
I'm confident in my ability to maintain a career. I don't know if it will be doing either independent films or plays in New England. Randy Harrison
[ Ability Career Confident Doing Either England Films Independent Know Maintain New Plays Will]
American films are terribly popular all over the world and American movie stars are terribly important. I don't know why. Vincente Minnelli
[ American Films Important Know Movie Over Popular Stars Terribly Why World]
My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy. Jay Roach
[ Amazing Comedy Commentary Commentator Criticism Disk Even Ever Favorite Film Filmmakers Graduate Guy Had Happen Into Just Laser Off Professor Some Theory Track Went Which Whole]
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]
Also, if you watch the film once, there are lots of things that you won't get because there are punch lines in the first act, the setup to which isn't until the second act. Simon Pegg
[ Act Also Because Film First Get Lines Lots Once Punch Second Setup Things Until Watch Which Won]
Everybody's a filmmaker today. John Milius Movies
[ Everybody Filmmaker Today]
I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all. James Cameron
[ Any Director Filmmaker Had Makes Myself Never Pictured Sense]
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]
If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged. Jennifer Lopez
[ Anyone Balance Careers Celebrity Challenged Dual Feel Figure Film Frightened How Music Out]
Well yes, my son was bar mitzvahed last April, after I made this film. Jami Gertz
[ After April Bar Film Last Made Son Well Yes]
I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way. Sydney Pollack
[ Almost Architecture Art Aspect Certainly Dance Every Film Form Into Mean Painting Photography Some Useful Way Writing]
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]
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]
The secret to film is that it's an illusion. George Lucas Movies
[ Film Illusion Secret]
The key fact missed most often by social scientists utilizing documentary films for data, is this: documentary films are not found or reported things; they're made things. Bruce Jackson
[ Data Documentary Fact Films Found Key Made Missed Most Often Reported Scientists Social Things Utilizing]
I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither a film star nor having a career on the stage. Dirk Benedict
[ Anthony Being Career Ended Film Having Hopkins Neither Nor Stage Star Up Wanted]
When you're actually making the film, you're constantly battling to maintain its integrity. Ted Kotcheff
[ Actually Battling Constantly Film Integrity Maintain Making]
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]
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]
I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films. Julie Taymor
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
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]
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]
Everybody gets typecast in movies, but you have to make wise choices. I'd say around 90 percent of movie casting is about the way you look, so you have to fight that. If producers had their way, I'd only be in action films, but I'm interested in a more varied career than that. Famke Janssen
[ Action Around Career Casting Choices Everybody Fight Films Gets Had Interested Look Make More Movie Movies Only Percent Producers Say Than Their Typecast Varied Way Wise]
At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did. Charlize Theron
[ Being Belief Capable Career Come Complicated Did Different Doing Film-Maker Film-Makers Had Initiative Interesting Know Least Other Patty See Thought Way Will Work]
So much money and energy is expended making a film that I think it should be used for positive ends. David Strathairn
[ Ends Energy Expended Film Making Money Much Positive Should Think Used]
But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys. Bruce Willis
[ Action Bad Come Film Genre Gonna Guys New Some Up]
I still get a lot of material but I find that as one gets older you get more fussy. You know you're going spend a year or a year and a half on this and you know there are only so many films in you so you get a little bit more selective. Norman Jewison
[ Bit Films Find Fussy Get Gets Going Half Know Little Lot Many Material More Older Only Selective Spend Still Year]
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've always listened to a lot of film music, actually. Marc Newson
[ Actually Always Film Listened Lot Music]
From my films, you can at least learn about Iran, you can get a sense of the history and the society. But no such films have been made about Afghanistan, so you really can't know much about it. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Afghanistan Been Films Get History Iran Know Learn Least Made Much Really Sense Society Such]
I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors. Bill Forsyth
[ Actors Chore Experimental Filmmaker Films Made Major Relate These Thought]
Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up-to-date modern ways. Major Owens
[ Anything Communications Film How Information Interested Internet Involved Modern Most Photography Program Related Those Transmission Up-To-Date Use Videos Ways]
My first student film was Orientation, which was basically the set-up for Animal House. There are a couple of scenes that we later borrowed in some form. Ivan Reitman
[ Animal Basically Borrowed Couple Film First Form House Later Orientation Scenes Set-Up Some Student Which]
Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films. Brian De Palma
[ Career Different Films Go Got Just Making Phases Process Releasing Sort Studio Think Through Uninspired Well Whole Your]
There's no point in making a film out of a great book. The book's already great. What's the point? Neil Jordan
[ Already Book Film Great Making Out Point]
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]
Sony could have $50 million and a sound stage and A-list actors and never make the same film. The constraints on this film became the essence of this film, became the power of this film. Joshua Leonard
[ Actors Became Constraints Could Essence Film Make Million Never Power Same Sony Sound Stage]
And getting stunt coordinator Dan Bradley and everybody from the whole 'Bourne Supremacy' crew, I think was real cool for our film because we do a bunch of really big jumps in this movie. Sean William Scott
[ Because Big Bourne Bradley Bunch Cool Coordinator Crew Dan Everybody Film Getting Jumps Movie Our Real Really Stunt Supremacy Think Whole]
In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film. Bruce Beresford
[ Challenges Everyone Film Fixed Lighting Much Opera Really Relate Sets Stage Too Viewpoint Watching]
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]
It's become very popular in contemporary films to have the twist ending. Bill Paxton
[ Become Contemporary Ending Films Popular Twist Very]
I have an intense obsession with making films. I not only love to make films, I perhaps need to make films. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Films Intense Love Make Making Need Obsession Only Perhaps]
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]
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]
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]
Well, you know the old line - to be nominated is what it's all about. I think that I've done pretty well - I've had about 46, or 47 nominations from my movies, and my films have won about 12 awards in total, so I don't really have any complaints. Norman Jewison
[ Any Awards Complaints Done Films Had Know Line Movies Nominated Nominations Old Pretty Really Think Total Well Won]
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]
Reservoir Dogs is a small film, and part of its charm was that it was a small film. I'd probably make it for $3 million now so I'd have more breathing room. Quentin Tarantino
[ Breathing Charm Dogs Film Make Million More Now Part Probably Reservoir Room Small]
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]
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]
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]
What was frustrating about Armageddon was the time I spent not doing anything. It was a big special effects film, and I wasn't crazy about pretending I was in outer space. It feels ridiculous. Steve Buscemi
[ Anything Big Crazy Doing Effects Feels Film Frustrating Outer Pretending Ridiculous Space Special Spent Time]
You have to contort your body in a certain way to hit a low note. When you're on film, you can't. So you do, in a sense, get to hide behind your voice, which is nice. Will Friedle
[ Behind Body Certain Film Get Hide Hit Low Nice Note Sense Voice Way Which Your]
On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing. Victoria Abril
[ Dancing Fifth Film Stopped 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]
In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the US, I'm a bum. John Carpenter
[ Bum Director England Filmmaker Germany Horror Movie Us]
The last three films I've done are about self-immolation. Claire Forlani
[ Done Films Last Three]
This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous chemistry and they do a really good job. Paul M. Glaser
[ Actors Ben Chemistry Comedic Film Good Great Highlights Job Owen Particular Really Strengths Tremendous Which]
They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them. Guy Ritchie
[ Amount Anyways Attracted Based Because Caricatures Cartoonish Characters Factual Felt Film Genre Good Had Just Large Made Them These Well Why]
If you make a film normally it's all right, the distributors are helpful and cooperative. But if you make a film that's a little stange, a little bizarre, then all the time it's a struggle with them. Dario Argento
[ Bizarre Cooperative Distributors Film Helpful Little Make Normally Right Struggle Them Then Time]
I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool. Natalie Wood
[ Cook Film Had Home Maid Never Pool Saw Stars Swimming]
I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London. In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other, it is like bobbing at the net in tennis. Albert Finney
[ Because Characters Each Film Got Haven Just London Net Other Scenes Seen Tennis Two Where Yet]
I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie. Walter Hill
[ Beyond Criticism Film Made Mean Modest Movie Think Very]
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]
It just seems like that because I do a lot of independent films that don't get to the mainstream. William Hurt
[ Because Films Get Independent Just Lot Mainstream Seems]
They do think it is a big summer movie and that's why they want to give it a great chance, but they don't want to go up against Spider-Man 2 or some of the other big movies, the $100 million films that are coming up. David R. Ellis
[ Against Big Chance Coming Films Give Go Great Million Movie Movies Other Some Spider-Man Summer Think Up Want Why]
I remember those days with Bergman with great nostalgia. We were aware that the films were going to be quite important, and the work felt meaningful. Max von Sydow
[ Aware Bergman Days Felt Films Going Great Important Meaningful Nostalgia Quite Remember Those Were Work]
Contrary to what many writers imply about the process, nobody forces a writer to sell his work to the film industry. Thomas Perry
[ Contrary Film Forces His Imply Industry Many Nobody Process Sell Work Writer Writers]
I make films about working class people. Taylor Hackford
[ Class Films Make Working]
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]
This one, even though it called for San Francisco, I think they wanted to initially shoot part of the film up here, you know get the exteriors and then go back to L.A. We really fought to get it up here and I think Paramount was really pleased. Philip Kaufman
[ Back Called Even Film Fought Francisco Get Go Here Initially Know Paramount Part Pleased Really San Shoot Then Think Though Up Wanted]
Well, I think just the fact that you are making your first film is a huge step. Adrian Lyne
[ Fact Film First Huge Just Making Step Think Well Your]
I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat. Ralph Bakshi
[ Cat Films Fritz Got Had Much Now Rating Simpsons]
What is generally referred to as American-style films are, in fact, studio productions. Wim Wenders
[ American-Style Fact Films Generally Productions Referred Studio]
It was only after Pather Panchali had some success at home that I decided to do a second part. But I didn't want to do the same kind of film again, so I made a musical. Satyajit Ray
[ After Again Decided Film Had Home Kind Made Musical Only Part Same Second Some Success Want]
When I was preparing for the film for tree weeks, with David Cronenberg, I had a lady friend come over. John Lone
[ Come Cronenberg David Film Friend Had Lady Over Preparing Tree Weeks]
I'd forgotten I'd done the anime called Spirited Away, the English version of a Japanese film. David Ogden Stiers
[ Anime Away Called Done English Film Forgotten Japanese Spirited Version]
There was once a time when art history and film were basically the same medium, but art history is frozen in late-19th-century technology that has survived into the early 21st century. Robert Nelson
[ Art Basically Century Early Film Frozen History Into Medium Once Same Survived Technology Time Were]
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]
I don't see scarey films. I certainly wouldn't go see my films. Brian De Palma
[ Certainly Films Go See]
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]
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]
When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. If I wanted to do that, I'd make documentaries. Norman Jewison
[ Become Documentaries Film Make Never Propaganda Social Vehicle Want Wanted]
And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow. Hugh Grant
[ Acting Film Incredibly Just Mind Nature Slow Tedious]
I do enjoy film. The more I do it the more I learn. Christine Baranski
[ Enjoy Film Learn More]
Today's films are so technological that an actor becomes starved for roles that deal with human relationships. Natalie Wood
[ Actor Becomes Deal Films Human Relationships Roles Starved Technological Today]
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]
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]
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England. Minnie Driver
[ Ashamed England Filmmaking Love Say Sort Vilified]
We're making a commercial Hindi film catering to all types of audiences. Sanjay Dutt
[ Audiences Catering Commercial Film Hindi Making Types]
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]
Nobody would want to leave that film to go get high. Ellen Burstyn
[ Film Get Go High Leave Nobody Want Would]
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]
It's the opposite journey from what I've usually done with films. I find it very easy to go from, say, a lit, pleasurable environment, like what you see outside there, to a very dark place. But the opposite journey, which is what this movie takes, is much more complicated. Neil Jordan
[ Complicated Dark Done Easy Environment Films Find Go Journey Lit More Movie Much Opposite Outside Place Pleasurable Say See Takes Usually Very Which]
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]
I do tend to take time off. A year and a half ago I went to film school, and before that I had taken years off at a time to be involved politically or this or that. Sarah Polley
[ Ago Before Film Had Half Involved Off Politically School Take Taken Tend Time Went Year Years]
If I'm really considering doing film from now on then that is the smart thing to do, or you can go either way. You can just do the same character over and over again and make a different comedy like over and over again. Ray Romano
[ Again Character Comedy Considering Different Doing Either Film Go Just Make Now Over Really Same Smart Then Thing Way]
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]
When I was five. That's when I started to love film. Dario Argento
[ Film Five Love Started]
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]
But no one should have the right to manipulate my films in the first place. Dario Argento
[ Films First Manipulate Place Right Should]
My best film composing experience was with Elia Kazan. Alex North
[ Best Composing Experience Film Kazan]
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]
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]
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]
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather. Hugh Grant
[ Britain Filmmaking Moral Screwed Weather Will]
When I said I was going to audition for a film, I got a hearty laugh from all my family. Victoria Abril
[ Audition Family Film Going Got Hearty Laugh Said]
The big studio era is from the coming of sound until 1950, until I came in... I came in at a crux in film, which was the end of the studio era and the rise of filmmaking. Charlton Heston
[ Big Came Coming Crux End Era Film Filmmaking Rise Sound Studio Until Which]
I was getting offers. I had just turned them down. Then I realized I should be grateful that at age 54, people were still offering me film roles. Candice Bergen
[ Age Down Film Getting Grateful Had Just Offering Offers Realized Roles Should Still Them Then Turned Were]
The Loved One has been the most underrated film I've worked on. Terry Southern
[ Been Film Loved Most Underrated Worked]
Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement - they offer not drama but thrills. David Mamet
[ Amusement Carnival Degenerated Drama Films Offer Operation Original Their Thrills]
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]
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]
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]
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]
When you grow up on film, people sometimes have difficulties accepting the fact that you are growing up. They always imagine you younger. Michelle Trachtenberg
[ Accepting Always Difficulties Fact Film Grow Growing Imagine Sometimes Up Younger]
I've only used my own voice about four times on film. Ian Hart
[ Film Four Only Own Times Used Voice]
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]
Hollywood usually doesn't have strong woman in films like that, and it's stupid, so for the most part they're usually being directed and written by men. Ryan Gosling
[ Being Directed Films Hollywood Men Most Part Strong Stupid Usually Woman Written]
I would loathe to work on modern films. Julie Harris
[ Films Loathe Modern Work Would]
You always worry about films when you hear about them making decisions after announcements are made. Simon Pegg
[ After Always Announcements Decisions Films Hear Made Making Them Worry]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
Well, that's the old story I heard about the Jackie Chan films. That, like, Jackie Chan will just keep going and when crew members drop he just replaces them. I don't know if that's true but after having worked in Japan I believe it might be true. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ After Believe Chan Crew Drop Films Going Having Heard Jackie Japan Just Keep Know Members Might Old Replaces Story Them True Well Will Worked]
You try to get out there and live. I've always had good friends who've been very supportive and help make me feel good and grounded because I've never felt attached to the film industry. Winona Ryder
[ Always Attached Because Been Feel Felt Film Friends Get Good Grounded Had Help Industry Live Make Never Out Supportive Try Very]
Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize China's aging cinema infrastructure, attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas, and increase demand for U.S. films. Jack Valenti
[ Aging Attract Back Build Capital China Chinese Cinema Cinemas Consumers Demand Films Foreign Help Increase Infrastructure Into Modernize New Will]
Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood. R. W. Apple, Jr.
[ Conflict Films Fought Generation Global His Hollywood Ii Making Mr Reagan Spent Training War Won World]
I had to work out where I was going, what type of films I wanted to make. For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions, less important roles, and I tried theater, too. Elizabeth Berkley
[ Choose Decided Films Going Had Important Independent Less Make Out Productions Reason Roles Theater Too Tried Type Wanted Where Work]
I'll never be able to really see a film that I'm in. Willem Dafoe
[ Able Film Never Really See]
We did one pilot for FOX which was about this couple that moves to a town, and we play everyone in the entire town. So it was like a Peter Sellers film. Thomas Lennon
[ Couple Did Entire Everyone Film Fox Moves Peter Pilot Play Sellers Town Which]
In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me. Ajay Naidu
[ Character Every Film Learning Play Process Something Try]
It means that if they misunderstood Comfort and Joy, they misunderstood my other films. Bill Forsyth
[ Comfort Films Joy Means Misunderstood Other]
I mean, everyone says Citizen Kane. It isn't that great, anyway. And Orson Welles I knew well, of course. He made other incredible films that no one would let him make, which were much better than Citizen Kane, really. Patrick Macnee
[ Anyway Better Citizen Course Everyone Films Great Him Incredible Kane Knew Made Make Mean Much Orson Other Really Says Than Well Welles Were Which Would]
Film is different for me now. If the money is good and it's not totally revolting, I'll do it. Claire Bloom
[ Different Film Good Money Now Revolting Totally]
People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera. Fiona Shaw
[ Camera Film Good Relationship]
Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American films to be premiered and distributed in Brazil and vice versa. Walter Salles
[ Also American Brazil Create Distributed Films Incentives Latin Laws New Now Versa Vice Which]
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]
If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that. Kim Cattrall
[ Absolute Better Different Film Genius Hours Mediocrity Might Minutes Much Pay Rather See Some Something Stick Than Two Vision Will Work Worth Would]
It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to talk about the film because he's such a shy person. He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say. Jay Roach
[ Because Bob Film Generally Get Interesting Knows Likes Person Process Really Say Shy Something Such Talk Trying]
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]
When people approach me about my films it is usually to tell me how much they hate them. Michael Winterbottom
[ Approach Films Hate How Much Tell Them Usually]
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them? Eriq La Salle
[ Any Asian Black Film Films Good Group Happen Insomnia Just Latino Minority Other Sense Sixth Them White Why]
When a new generation watches the films, people might mention that it has improved their lovemaking. I guess it's because it isn't threatening. It was very sweet and delicate. Sylvia Kristel
[ Because Delicate Films Generation Guess Improved Lovemaking Mention Might New Sweet Their Threatening Very Watches]
The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers. Brooke Langton
[ Actual Broadway Cheerleaders Dancers Film Our]
For me everything in the film was gradually building, becoming more emotional, so it helped. At the end of it all I was emotionally drained. At that point I took Rose's view, that this has to happen, there's nothing I can do about it. Camilla Belle
[ Becoming Building Drained Emotional Emotionally End Everything Film Gradually Happen Helped More Nothing Point Rose Took View]
I did not go to film school. Richard King
[ Did Film Go School]
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the greatest films of all time. Laura Dern
[ Films Goes Greatest Mr Smith Time Washington]
A lot of more modern films seem to just be out for violence or sex or what have you, without relating it to what's going within human beings. But every now and then one comes along that does that, and it's a joy. Kim Hunter
[ Along Beings Comes Does Every Films Going Human Joy Just Lot Modern More Now Out Relating Seem Sex Then Violence Within Without]
And my first film was Carnal Knowledge, another amazing experience, largely because of Mike Nichols, who would tell me you can't do anything wrong because you're doing everything right. Carol Kane
[ Amazing Another Anything Because Carnal Doing Everything Experience Film First Knowledge Largely Mike Nichols Right Tell Would Wrong]
I don't know why my lines that were cut from the film didn't make it onto the DVD. I have offered to go into the editing room with Christopher and work shoulder to shoulder with him to fit all my lines in. I think he thinks I'm kidding. I'm only trying to help. Fred Willard
[ Christopher Cut Dvd Editing Film Fit Go Help Him Into Kidding Know Lines Make Offered Only Onto Room Shoulder Think Thinks Trying Were Why Work]
There's such good people out there where there filmmaking world is alive. Josh Lucas
[ Alive Filmmaking Good Out Such Where World]
It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You're either courageous or not. You have to find a way. Ben Gazzara
[ Art Borrowed Business Cinema Courage Courageous Did Either Filmmakers Find His John Just Make Money Movies Own Rejected Studios Up Way]
I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films. Shawn Ashmore
[ Before Comics Ever Films Involved Long Read]
Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now. Juliette Binoche
[ Before Between Characters Common Denominator Films Now Sisters Sure Thought Were]
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders. Robin Tunney
[ Director Failure Film Shoulders Strictly Success]
It's sad - it's sad for us old enough to remember when directors ruled, and films were substantially better than they are today. But it's hard to argue with those kinds of grosses. Mark Rydell
[ Argue Better Directors Enough Films Grosses Hard Kinds Old Remember Ruled Sad Substantially Than Those Today Us Were]
This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition. Omar Sharif
[ Advice Character Common Film Says Sound These Things Tradition Very Which Wise]
Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important. Mae West
[ Allowed Anymore Censorship Dignity Doing Films Important Just Necessary Now Right Saying Things Think Very]
I started acting when I was 13 in New York. Worked there for a couple years, then auditioned for a show there that was going to be filming here. Ended up coming out, getting the job and just staying. Kristanna Loken
[ Acting Auditioned Coming Couple Ended Filming Getting Going Here Job Just New Out Show Started Staying Then Up Worked Years York]
Oh, it takes a lot for me to walk out of a film. Stephen Fry
[ Film Lot Oh Out Takes Walk]
I was really disappointed that Warner Bros. didn't think highly enough of my film or my filmmaking to ask me to make the new Superman. Richard Donner
[ Ask Bros Disappointed Enough Film Filmmaking Highly Make New Really Superman Think Warner]
It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too. I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines! Christopher Parker
[ Awards Enjoy Even Filming Go Interviews Just Learning Lines Too]
It's about not letting the internal enemy, the real enemy, have his way because the more he does the stronger he becomes. The film's about the devastating results that can manifest from the internal enemy being unbridled and allowed to unleash chaos. Guy Ritchie
[ Allowed Because Becomes Being Chaos Devastating Does Enemy Film His Internal Letting Manifest More Real Results Stronger Unbridled Unleash Way]
Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It's now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot. Jessica Hagedorn
[ Action Child Exploitation Film Get Gotten Growing Had Hard-Core Healthy Industry Kinds Limited Loved Make Men Movies Now Only Philippines Shot Up Very Women]
Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Advance Am Another Back Blind Called Character Fact Film Game Going Internet Involved Max New Next Played Powers Project Special Then Warriors Week Will]
In many ways, it is very real, because I sat there for 9 days, and it was constantly happening, and that was the 9 days of making the film. But you can't say that it's 100% true, because there are places where I've been intrusive and interfered. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
[ Because Been Constantly Days Film Happening Interfered Intrusive Making Many Places Real Sat Say True Very Ways Where]
I love films for the fact that it is like working under a microscope. It is sort of like a laboratory. Ajay Naidu
[ Fact Films Laboratory Love Microscope Sort Under Working]
In Europe, there is no television filmmaking legislation that could assist film production because private broadcasters are not interested in supporting Polish film. Andrzej Wajda
[ Assist Because Broadcasters Could Europe Film Filmmaking Interested Legislation Polish Private Production Supporting Television]
I am the luckiest filmmaker I know. Jodie Foster
[ Am Filmmaker Know Luckiest]
I did loads of student films and fringe theatre. I worked for free a lot. Christopher Parker
[ Did Films Free Fringe Loads Lot Student Theatre Worked]
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]
Every single art form is involved in film, in a way. Sydney Pollack Movies
[ Art Every Film Form Involved Single Way]
I considered going to film school; I took a course in film and was very interested in filmmaking as well as film writing. Robert Morgan
[ Considered Course Film Filmmaking Going Interested School Took Very Well Writing]
I even agree with the new digital ways of filmmaking, where you don't even have physical film in the camera, but to be honest, I wouldn't want to use it. J. Lee Thompson
[ Agree Camera Digital Even Film Filmmaking Honest New Physical Use Want Ways Where]
In film, you are a totally different person than in the video. Aaliyah
[ Different Film Person Than Totally Video]
Ultimately, it has been a struggle- but I was in Minneapolis and Austin a couple of weeks ago, sitting in theaters with complete strangers watching this weird movie that Kirk and I thought up and I was excited to be making film. Donal Logue
[ Ago Austin Been Complete Couple Excited Film Kirk Making Minneapolis Movie Sitting Strangers Theaters Thought Ultimately Up Watching Weeks Weird]
You know, people always think if you start out as a film editor, you shoot less footage. Actually, just the opposite is true. I tend to grab as much coverage as I can because as a former editor I know how important it is to have those few frames. Robert Wise
[ Actually Always Because Coverage Editor Few Film Footage Former Frames Grab How Important Just Know Less Much Opposite Out Shoot Start Tend Think Those True]
I would love for film to go back to those days where you had to be able to do everything just to get by. Taye Diggs
[ Able Back Days Everything Film Get Go Had Just Love Those Where Would]
I think that's one of the things that has always put me in kind of an odd niche. It's that all of my understanding of orchestral music is via film, not via classical music like it's supposed to be. To me it's the same, it doesn't make any difference. Danny Elfman
[ Always Any Classical Difference Film Kind Make Music Niche Odd Orchestral Put Same Supposed Things Think Understanding Via]
My favorite film is Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power in The Razor's Edge. Terence Stamp
[ Edge Favorite Film Gene Power Razor]
One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular. Ralph Bakshi
[ Animated Animation Best Come Crazy Design Disney Face Films Movie Out Seen Spectacular Story Tarzan Traditional]
Watched Star Wars in 77 and that's when I got into watching films. I was just blown away by it. Debra Wilson
[ Away Blown Films Got Into Just Star Wars Watched Watching]
Well, if you're talking about the current climate, there's a lack of content in American film because I think people are deeply confused about their emotions, and they don't regret certain aspects of their own foreign policy. Neil Jordan
[ American Aspects Because Certain Climate Confused Content Current Deeply Emotions Film Foreign Lack Own Policy Regret Talking Their Think Well]
I knew nothing about football, then someone showed me a film of Petit and I realised how interesting the game could be. He is divine. When I met him I could barely speak, he was so gorgeous. Women will love that show. Ruby Wax
[ Barely Could Divine Film Football Game Gorgeous Him How Interesting Knew Love Met Nothing Realised Show Showed Someone Speak Then Will Women]
The other day a friend called and told me they made a porn film using the title of my first movie. I guess you know you've made it when there's a porn parody of a movie you've done. Kate Bosworth
[ Called Day Done Film First Friend Guess Know Made Movie Other Parody Title Told Using]
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]
Everyone plays their own crucial part towards the film. Tom Felton
[ Crucial Everyone Film Own Part Plays Their Towards]
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me. Carter Burwell
[ Almost Always Come Filmmakers Find Lobbying Myself Projects]
A very receptive state of mind... not unlike a sheet of film itself - seemingly inert, yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second's exposure conceives a life in it. Minor White
[ Conceives Exposure Film Fraction Inert Itself Life Mind Receptive Second Seemingly Sensitive Sheet State Unlike Very Yet]
As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action. John Foster
[ Action Bring Directors Filming Films Probably Style Tell Totally Unique]
Once you have made the decision to do the film, once you have identified the desire and all the deep and personal, intimate, artistic reasons why you want to do the film, then it's more a matter of how to do things. Isabelle Huppert
[ Artistic Decision Deep Desire Film How Identified Intimate Made Matter More Once Personal Reasons Then Things Want Why]
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]
When I worked on 2001 - which was my first feature film - I was deeply and permanently affected by the notion that a movie could be like a first-person experience. Douglas Trumbull
[ Affected Could Deeply Experience Feature Film First First-Person First-Person Movie Notion Permanently Which Worked]
There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it. Ben Stiller
[ Film Hollywood How Length Old Saying Use Your]
That's the thing with animated films - I often feel that puppets get the better parts compared to us normal actresses. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Actresses Animated Better Compared Feel Films Get Normal Often Parts Puppets Thing Us]
I got the boot once from Stanley Donen. The film was called The Little Prince. Julie Harris
[ Boot Called Film Got Little Once Prince Stanley]
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 knew her work very well and I knew that if she offered me a role in her movie, it wouldn't be something stupid. So I agreed to do the film before I read the script. Beatrice Dalle
[ Agreed Before Film Her Knew Movie Offered Read Role Script She Something Stupid Very Well Work]
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]
My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots. Will Arnett
[ Actually Broken Called Canal Could Did Doing Erie Even Eventually Fall Felicity Film First Get Getting Giant Independent Into Kind Know Later Movie Pilots Started Then]
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]
You seldom get that in film where you're lucky if you get any say at all in the final cut. Greta Scacchi
[ Any Cut Film Final Get Lucky Say Seldom Where]
The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium. Joseph Bologna
[ Disbelief Film Literal Medium Stage Suspension]
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 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]
On film you put all your energies into a single glance. Alan Rickman
[ Energies Film Glance Into Put Single Your]
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]
Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination. Tim Robbins
[ Any Art Certainly Doing Film Imagination Introduction Soldiers Stretch Think Toy]
What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek. Guillermo del Toro
[ Am Film First Foremost Geek Happens]
The men were all scumbags, but the whole point of the film is to show the development of that. Each guy is going in there to have a good time. By and large, these men are career men, family men, and you just see the deterioration of them. Taylor Dane
[ Career Deterioration Development Each Family Film Going Good Guy Just Large Men Point See Show Them These Time Were Whole]
The United States has made a massive effort since the end of the Second World War to secure the dominance of its films in foreign markets - an achievement generally pushed home politically, by writing clauses into various treaties and aid packages. Fredric Jameson
[ Achievement Aid Clauses Dominance Effort End Films Foreign Generally Home Into Made Markets Massive Packages Politically Pushed Second Secure Since States Treaties United Various War World Writing]
My first few films were institutional comedies, and you're on pretty safe ground when you're dealing with an institution that vast numbers of people have experienced: college, summer camp, the military, the country club. Harold Ramis
[ Camp Club College Comedies Country Dealing Experienced Few Films First Ground Institution Institutional Military Numbers Pretty Safe Summer Vast 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]
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]
Film and television is just a different technique in terms of how to approach the camera but basically the job is the same; but what you learn as a craft in theater, you can then learn to translate that into any mediums. Joe Morton
[ Any Approach Basically Camera Craft Different Film How Into Job Just Learn Mediums Same Technique Television Terms Theater Then Translate]
This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really. Omar Sharif
[ Also Any Apart Been Boy Difference Fact Factors Film Hadn Jewish Loved Made Make Man Much Muslim Really Relevant Think Very Want]
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]
But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of. Jenny Agutter
[ Care Film Good Herself John Landis Man Meets Needs Really Relationship She Some Straightforward Sure Taking Very Which Woman Wrote Young]
You have to edit the material. That assumes that some kind of a mind is operating in relation to the material. Not all minds are the same. Every aspect of filmmaking requires choice. The selection of the subject, the shooting, editing and length are all aspects of choice. Frederick Wiseman
[ Aspect Aspects Assumes Choice Edit Editing Every Filmmaking Kind Length Material Mind Minds Operating Relation Requires Same Selection Shooting Some Subject]
15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Cast Deals Doing Film Friends Later Now Other Show Stars Stuff Tv Whether Years]
How many movies do you see when you can say this director really knew what film he wanted to make? I can count them on the fingers of one hand. Gary Oldman
[ Count Director Film Fingers Hand How Knew Make Many Movies Really Say See Them Wanted]
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]
The financing of my films has always been international. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Always Been Films Financing International]
Several of the actors I've had the good fortune of working with stand out in my mind as 'ultimate'. I guess the obvious would be Tom Hanks, because he really is as fun and as genuine as he comes across in his films and interviews. Barry Pepper
[ Across Actors Because Comes Films Fortune Fun Genuine Good Guess Had Hanks His Interviews Mind Obvious Out Really Several Stand Tom Ultimate Working Would]
I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration. Yahoo Serious
[ Actor Australian Cause Collaboration Comes Control Creative Film Floor Give Ideas Just Matter Overseas Sets Sweeping Up Want Wanted Whether Whoever]
Our music over the years has been very cinematic. It's surprising we never really got into film soundtracks. Martin Gore
[ Been Cinematic Film Got Into Music Never Our Over Really Soundtracks Surprising Very Years]
All the great novels, all the great films, all the great dramas are fictions that actually tell us the truth about us or about human nature or about human situations without being tied into the minutia of documentary events. Otherwise we might as well just make documentaries. Jeremy Northam
[ Actually Being Documentaries Documentary Dramas Events Fictions Films Great Human Into Just Make Might Nature Novels Otherwise Situations Tell Tied Truth Us Well Without]
If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right. Woody Allen Movies
[ Doing Films Know Profit Right Show Something]
I was working as an art and tech researcher in '84. At that time there had been a small government program of assistance for artists for at least three or four years. I was working with Super 8 film then. And video in '85 and public radio in the early '80s. Francesca da Rimini
[ Art Artists Assistance Been Early Film Four Government Had Least Program Public Radio Researcher Small Super Tech Then Three Time Video Working Years]
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 don't actually sit down and write, but I just have a lot of different ideas about films and making movies. Obie Trice
[ Actually Different Down Films Ideas Just Lot Making Movies Sit Write]
When I watch a movie for the first few times I'm usually thinking about where I was in a given scene, who was next to me, what we were doing etc. But after I've gotten through all of this, when I'm really watching the film itself, then I get moved. Zhang Ziyi
[ After Doing Etc Few Film First Get Given Gotten Itself Moved Movie Next Really Scene Then Thinking Through Times Usually Watch Watching Were Where]
Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfilment. Michael Tippett
[ Accord Does Fulfilment Internal Necessarily Notice Public]
I think there are more films being made, but there are probably less outlets for them and distributors. Richard Linklater
[ Being Distributors Films Less Made More Outlets Probably Them Think]
I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film. Mike Figgis
[ Art Became Called Film Intrigued Live Part Performance Started Theatre Used Using]
I did a film about the Zodiac Killer. It turned out well. Robin Tunney
[ Did Film Killer Out Turned Well]
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]
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]
Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film. Aaron Eckhart
[ Film Get Girl Least Make Through Yeah]
There are films you see that only reach your eyes. Then there are films that you can watch... that reach down to your throat, or reach your heart. "In the Mood for Love," though, reached all the way to my belly. Zhang Ziyi
[ Belly Down Eyes Films Heart Love Mood Only Reach Reached See Then Though Throat Watch Way Your]
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 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]
My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Actor Become Begging Father Film Four Grandfather Guess Her Just Kind Least Life Mother Movies Now Off Rubbed Saw Told Two Way Week Were]
I believe realism is nothing but an analysis of reality. Film scripts have a synthetical constitution. Manuel Puig
[ Analysis Believe Constitution Film Nothing Realism Reality Scripts]
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]
Fear is a problem with film music and films; people want to be conventional, and there's more commercialism today. If you are not daring in your art, you're bankrupt. Alex North
[ Art Bankrupt Commercialism Conventional Daring Fear Film Films More Music Problem Today Want Your]
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]
You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry. Kabir Bedi
[ Film Friends Hindi Industry Many See]
To make films is as boring as watching paint dry - you usually have to do little tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going. Jenny Agutter
[ Back Bits Boring Come Dies Dry Energy Films Find Go Going Here Hope Keep Lighting Little Make Off Paint Someone Tiny Usually Waiting Watching]
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over. Elvis Presley
[ Cause Could Dean Dialogue Films Heart Hundred James Knew Over Rebel Times Watch Without]
It was just crazy opportunity to see that whole world and the competitions that we had in the film, like Long Beach, it was just crazy and so much fun. I felt like I lived all those moments in the movie. John Robinson
[ Beach Competitions Crazy Felt Film Fun Had Just Lived Long Moments Movie Much Opportunity See Those Whole World]
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]
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]
Doing a piece on film is completely different from doing it onstage. Samantha Mathis
[ Completely Different Doing Film Onstage Piece]
I hate working out. Because I work out for films now solely I come to associate it with work. Bruce Willis
[ Associate Because Come Films Hate Now Out Solely Work Working]
I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me. I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing another one now are remote. Please do campaign on my behalf. Julie Walters
[ Another Asked Behalf Campaign Doing Film Haven Love Now Please Prospects Remote Shame Think]
Compared to the United States and certainly a lot of other countries around the world... per year, Australians do see more films. David Pratt
[ Around Australians Certainly Compared Countries Films Lot More Other Per See States United World Year]
I was thinking about doing another film at the same time, which was the sequel to Basic Instinct and I just had a feeling that wasn't going to happen. You know, I just kind of read the writing on the wall. Bruce Greenwood
[ Another Basic Doing Feeling Film Going Had Happen Instinct Just Kind Know Read Same Sequel Thinking Time Wall Which Writing]
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]
But now I wish I could back to Stockholm to make international films there. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Back Could Films International Make Now Stockholm Wish]
My advice to young film-makers is this: don't follow trends, start them! Frank Capra
[ Advice Film-Makers Follow Start Them Trends Young]
Historically the director has been the key creative element in a film and we must maintain that. We must protect that, in spite of the fact that there is new technology that's continually trying to erode that. John Frankenheimer
[ Been Continually Creative Director Element Erode Fact Film Historically Key Maintain Must New Protect Spite Technology Trying]
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]
The theater is a tough place. It's not cushioned the way it is in film and television. Patti LuPone
[ Cushioned Film Place Television Theater Tough Way]
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]
It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor. Shirley Knight
[ Accident Actor Film Hopkins Tony Wonderful]
I think one of my very favorite films of all time was with Peter Sellers when he played Chauncey, the gardener. Being There. Blythe Danner
[ Being Favorite Films Gardener Peter Played Sellers Think Time Very]
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]
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]
We had two cameras, so they could turn it on and shoot as much as we wanted. You don't have to worry about wasting money on film. A lot more takes are possible. Marguerite Moreau
[ Cameras Could Film Had Lot Money More Much Possible Shoot Takes Turn Two Wanted Wasting Worry]
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]
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]
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives of the studio, the producer, and the audience. It is very hard to accomplish anything in that situation. Carter Burwell
[ Accomplish Anything Audience Constantly Executives Film Films Hard Making Most Producer Situation Studio Very Work]
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]
The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently, but when I put them all together, there are things that echo through them like the dialogue repeats; the situation is always the same, the way they're shot is very simple and the same. Jim Jarmusch
[ Always Dialogue Echo Exist Films Independently Intention Put Repeats Same Shoot Short Shorts Shot Simple Situation Them Things Through Together Very Way]
Language is much closer to film than painting is. Sergei Eisenstein
[ Closer Film Language Much Painting Than]
When I portray Stabler, I have to shave every day and cut my hair every week! And then, I really like to change my looks for films like 'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle' where I have the pleasure of playing the ugliest man in the world. Christopher Meloni
[ Castle Change Cut Day Every Films Go Hair Harold Looks Man Playing Pleasure Portray Really Shave Then Ugliest Week Where White World]
Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally. Alexander Payne
[ American Become Cesspool Change Cinema Feel Films Formula Future Hollywood Personally Preacher Really Responsible True Try Up Us]
I don't think a lot of really good films get seen. Liv Tyler
[ Films Get Good Lot Really Seen Think]
In the film, I'm not very mobile, like in the space suit. Verne Troyer
[ Film Mobile Space Suit Very]
Doing the Muppet Show you forget about conventional filming. Peter Mayhew
[ Conventional Doing Filming Forget Muppet Show]
I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording. Richard O'Brien
[ Able Also Areas Been Creative Different Film Given Into Lucky Music Recording Still Television Theatre Very Whatever Whether Which]
I never told my father I loved him before he died, and I have a lot of issues about that. They're all swimming around in my head, in my heart, unresolved, and in a way it felt fitting to dedicate the film to him. Gary Oldman
[ Around Before Dedicate Died Father Felt Film Fitting Head Heart Him Issues Lot Loved Never Swimming Told Unresolved Way]
I'm also very proud to be a part of a trilogy of films that, if they do nothing else, allow people to check their problems at the door, sit down and have a good time. Michael J. Fox
[ Allow Also Check Door Down Else Films Good Nothing Part Problems Proud Sit Their Time Trilogy Very]
It's nice that we have all these different films. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Different Films Nice These]
But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is. Taylor Hackford
[ Being Cast Contribution Director Film Fit Going Into Literary Off Page Roles Stuff Take Those Writer]
I did a film called Dracula and it was very nice because I had lots of trips to New York on Concorde. Julie Harris
[ Because Called Concorde Did Dracula Film Had Lots New Nice Trips Very York]
Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied. Bruce Beresford
[ Again Director Film Fragments Moments Same Satisfied Shot Until]
There's the concept that if I do this big budget project, then that will help me do the things I really want to do and bring more money to those films. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Big Bring Budget Concept Films Help Money More Project Really Then Things Those Want Will]
I realize I'm a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, TV and theatre, and the fact that I'm able to make a living at it staggers me. Eric Stoltz
[ Able Fact Films Living Love Lucky Make Man Realize Staggers Theatre Tv Very]
The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Fears Films Get Make Only Rid Them Way]
The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Am Because Become Films Going More Only Personality Press Quantity Sheer Thing Visible Worry]
Although there were only about 24 episodes made it seems to run forever. They take a couple of episodes and put them together, making a feature film once in a while. I had good fun making the series. Gil Gerard
[ Although Couple Episodes Feature Film Forever Fun Good Had Made Making Once Only Put Run Seems Series Take Them Together Were While]
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]
When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a feature film a few years ago, one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers who should be the new Doctor, and I topped it. Simon Callow
[ Ago Ask Back Bbc Bring Decided Doctor Feature Few Film National New Newspaper Poll Ran Readers Should Topped Years]
You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars. Nick Nolte
[ Bankrupt Bit Costs Dollars Everything Film First Freedom Get Go Hustle Joke Little Make Next Once Opens Struggle Up Willing Year Zero]
I think we have the same goals in mind. We are not planning on just all of a sudden taking a film and separating. Hopefully one day she can direct me in something, or I will direct her. Or we'll produce a movie under our company's name. Mary-Kate Olsen
[ Company Day Direct Film Goals Her Hopefully Just Mind Movie Name Our Planning Produce Same Separating She Something Sudden Taking Think Under Will]
The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting. Brian De Palma
[ Acting Actually Bad Badly Biggest Cast Cover Direction Directors Films Friends Good Know Lot Mistake Student Usually]
It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Ago Bruce Doing Film Funny Guy Hughes Into John Kid Movies Only Remember Television Years]
The audience too should be respected by being presented with a film as they remember it, and for those who have not seen it, as it was intended to be seen. Anything less is a degradation of the film and its audience. George Stevens
[ Anything Audience Being Degradation Film Intended Less Presented Remember Respected Seen Should Those Too]
As soon as I get my car I think I'll be going to the cinema more. Since I don't go very often, there are no films that are a must see at the moment. I usually wait till they come out on DVD. Tom Felton
[ Car Cinema Come Dvd Films Get Go Going Moment More Must Often Out See Since Soon Think Till Usually Very Wait]
I have always believed that there is a need for life-affirming films. Anthony Minghella
[ Always Believed Films Need]
My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked. Madeleine Stowe
[ Alleviate Always Began Competitions Daniel Did Driver Faster Fellows Film Frost Highway His Home Hours Impossible Jokes Long Provoked Race Same Series Tensions These Thus Were Would]
After filming I like to go home and lie down with my daughter and have a glass of wine so I don't really socialize with the other actors. Izabella Scorupco
[ Actors After Daughter Down Filming Glass Go Home Lie Other Really Socialize Wine]
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 think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself. Omar Sharif
[ Actor Any Comfortable Contrary Feels Film Movies Must Narcissistic Normal Only Opinion Own Problem Spectators Themselves Think Very Watch Watching Your Yourself]
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]
Class is often invisible in America in the movies, and usually not the subject of the film. Roger Ebert
[ America Class Film Invisible Movies Often Subject Usually]
A lot of young filmmakers bring their movies to my dad because he always gives lots of good editing ideas and notes. He'd be a good film professor. Sofia Coppola
[ Always Because Bring Dad Editing Film Filmmakers Gives Good Ideas Lot Lots Movies Notes Professor Their Young]
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]
I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films, because it takes over your life. Jodie Foster
[ Because Cent Commit Fewer Films Life Make Movie Over Per Prefer Takes Your]
Which is why I felt I was truly blessed this year, with leads in two nice films, and also the luxury of being able to do a studio film and an independent afterwards was fantastic. Rachel True
[ Able Afterwards Also Being Blessed Fantastic Felt Film Films Independent Leads Luxury Nice Studio Truly Two Which Why Year]
Genre aside, I'd like to make a film about people. Sophie Marceau
[ Aside Film Genre Make]
There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky. Julie Christie
[ Aspect Because Bit Feminist Films Refused Some Were]
You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film. Patrick Swayze
[ Bodies Capture Chance Concert Dancers Film Get Into Last Leotards Magic Our Pregnant Shape Us]
Some fellow from the Third World kept hammering for prizes for a Communist film which was rotten. Patricia Highsmith
[ Communist Fellow Film Hammering Kept Prizes Rotten Some Third Which World]
I met a hustler at a dinner party. He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser to help me with the street scenes. So we put him on the film. John Schlesinger
[ Adviser Because Been Dinner Film Had Help Him Hustler Invited Looking Met Party Put Scenes Street]
One of the biggest mistakes a photographer can make is to look at the real world and cling to the vain hope that next time his film will somehow bear a closer resemblance to it. Galen Rowell
[ Bear Biggest Cling Closer Film His Hope Look Make Mistakes Next Photographer Real Resemblance Somehow Time Vain Will World]
I never, ever want to apologize for a film. If it's bad I'll say it's my fault. And that's what I can say so far in all the films that I've done, that if you don't like it, it's entirely my fault. Ken Burns
[ Apologize Bad Done Entirely Ever Far Fault Film Films Never Say Want]
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]
When I started in the late 1950s, every film I made - no matter how low the budget - got a theatrical release. Today, less that 20-percent of our films get a theatrical release. Roger Corman
[ Budget Every Film Films Get Got How Late Less Low Made Matter Our Release Started Theatrical Today]
I would have to say I might do some stuff, but it's the film that's appealing. I was raised on film. My musical experience is all via film, it's not from classical music. Danny Elfman
[ Appealing Classical Experience Film Might Music Musical Raised Say Some Stuff Via Would]
My films do have characters who have trouble escaping the world around them. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Around Characters Escaping Films Them Trouble World]
What is attempted in these film is of course a synthesis. But it can be seen by someone who has his feet in both cultures. Someone who will bring to bear on the films involvement and detachment in equal measure. Satyajit Ray
[ Attempted Bear Both Bring Course Cultures Detachment Equal Feet Film Films His Involvement Measure Seen Someone Synthesis These Will]
Realism is always subjective in film. There's no such thing as cinema verite. Crispin Glover
[ Always Cinema Film Realism Subjective Such Thing]
Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will. Dario Argento
[ Adored Always Apart Audiences Did Distinguished Early Film History Humbly Italian Niche Occupy Probably Realized Something Special Them Then Thought Will Work]
Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews. Pola Negri
[ Artistry Box Course Excellent Exceptions Famous Films Great Hollywood Judging Made Making Office Pictures Press Reflect Returns Reviews Some Still These Throughout Which World]
John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks. Carter Burwell
[ Aware Barry Bond Composer Film First His John Owned Several Soundtracks Teenager]
Even The Impostors, as silly as it is, is a very intimate film, in a way. Stanley Tucci
[ Even Film Intimate Silly Very Way]
I was able to lean on people for favors and things to help out because their budget was so low. It was half of what John Travolta's perk package is on a film. Our whole budget was half of what his staff makes on a film. James Woods
[ Able Because Budget Favors Film Half Help His John Lean Low Makes Our Out Package Perk Staff Their Things Travolta Whole]
Mr. Disney and his staff were constantly scouting for great stories to bring to life on film. Annette Funicello
[ Bring Constantly Disney Film Great His Life Mr Scouting Staff Stories Were]
Fahrenheit 9/11 took public domain information that should have been on the news every night and put it in a film that a lot of people went to see. But still Bush has never had to answer those charges. John Sayles
[ Answer Been Bush Charges Domain Every Film Had Information Lot Never News Night Public Put See Should Still Those Took Went]
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 gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself. Jeanne Moreau
[ Approaches Artist Character Choosing Costumes Film Frenzy Gradually Interested Into Itself Make-Up Much Myself Shoot While Work Working]
I reckon I closed down at least two films companies, one of which was in Ealing in the mid 1950s. Nigel Kneale
[ Closed Companies Down Films Least Mid Reckon Two Which]
I like the opportunity to make films. Antoine Fuqua
[ Films Make Opportunity]
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]
A woman in Mexico wanted me to heal her. But I can't heal anybody. I just put my hand on her and said, 'Thank you for seeing the film.' Jim Caviezel
[ Anybody Film Hand Heal Her Just Mexico Put Said Seeing Thank Wanted Woman]
You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible. Robert Duvall
[ Culture Entertainment Fiction Film Get Making Possible Real Really Right Soak Up Want]
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]
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]
I was making films when I was about 12 years old - Super-8 films. Renny Harlin
[ Films Making Old Years]
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]
Sometimes films ignore other points of view because it's simpler to tell the story that way, but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different points of view and situations, the more real the story is. Ang Lee
[ Because Different Films Genuine Ignore More Other Points Real Simpler Situations Sometimes Story Sympathetic Tell View Way]
The lifeblood of my career has been independent film. James Woods
[ Been Career Film Independent Lifeblood]
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]
I'll need every ounce that I have to drive it through. Film and TV require that energy. Sometimes fight scenes can be pretty intense. When I was shooting "Heaven" it was truly guerrilla film-making. Karl Urban
[ Drive Energy Every Fight Film Film-Making Guerrilla Heaven Intense Need Ounce Pretty Require Scenes Shooting Sometimes Through Truly Tv]
It would be real nice to have some kind of bell or whistle attached to this film - it would give it a longer life. People seem to need that validation to go to a film these days. David Strathairn
[ Attached Bell Days Film Give Go Kind Life Longer Need Nice Real Seem Some These Validation Whistle Would]
The film's success so far involves winning a couple of prizes at Cannes and Sundance, and getting some very nice reviews in newspapers and magazines. That hasn't had a big impact on my life yet. Harvey Pekar
[ Big Cannes Couple Far Film Getting Had Hasn Impact Involves Life Magazines Newspapers Nice Prizes Reviews Some Success Sundance Very Winning Yet]
The audience has to understand that if the film is going to have any meaning for them. If they are going to empathize with the characters, they have to visualize the process of concentration involved in making every move. Conrad Hall
[ Any Audience Characters Concentration Every Film Going Involved Making Meaning Move Process Them Understand Visualize]
I always go with the story and character and if those are good and if the setting is something that's scary (horror films seem to always take place at night and the weather's always bad) then I might be interested. David Naughton
[ Always Bad Character Films Go Good Horror Interested Might Night Place Scary Seem Setting Something Story Take Then Those Weather]
Film is changing, and it can't help but keep changing. Norman McLaren
[ Changing Film Help Keep]
The great mystery is why robots come off so well in science-fiction films when the human characters are often so astoundingly wooden. John Podhoretz
[ Characters Come Films Great Human Mystery Off Often Robots Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Well Why Wooden]
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 want to release another CD this year, finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film. Todd Barry
[ Another Cd Film Finish Make Release Screenplay Short Want Writing Year]
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 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]
I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student. Edward Zwick
[ Being Filmmaker Kind Opportunity Perpetual Privileges Remain Student Think]
Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s. Clifford Stoll Computers
[ Classrooms Computers]
I have always been of the mind that good work is good work, whether performed on stage, on television or in film and, like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open. Benjamin Bratt
[ Actor Always Any Been Film Good Keep Mind Open Options Performed Reasonable Stage Television Whether Work]
For young filmmakers, Saw is a perfect film. It doesn't cost the GNP of almost every country of the world. Donnie Wahlberg
[ Almost Cost Country Every Film Filmmakers Gnp Perfect Saw World Young]
We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw. Brian Clough
[ Bit Complains Day Early Every Film Five Get Go Had Home Last Leave Little Match Minutes Missed Night Pictures Saturday Saw She Still Used Watch Wife]
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]
Theater is far superior to film in poetry, in abstract poetry. Julie Taymor
[ Abstract Far Film Poetry Superior Theater]
In most of the European countries - France stands out in its resistance to this particular form of American cultural imperialism - the national film industries were forced onto the defensive after the war by such binding agreements. Fredric Jameson
[ After Agreements American Binding Countries Cultural Defensive European Film Forced Form France Imperialism Industries Most National Onto Out Particular Resistance Stands Such War Were]
I had been working early in my life in films - since I was 11. Ajay Naidu
[ Been Early Films Had Life Since Working]
Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema. Dirk Benedict
[ Being Biggest Carpenter Cinema Content Ended Film Ford Harrison History Nice Pretty Star Thought Tv Up Work Would]
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]
In a sense I've made the same film over and over again. In all of them I've asked, 'Who are we as Americans? Ken Burns
[ Again Americans Asked Film Made Over Same Sense Them]
Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage. John Hurt
[ Also Come Did End Film Going Light Realise See Some Stage Thing Tunnel Wonderful]
The film industry is about saying 'no' to people, and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer. James Cameron
[ Answer Cannot Film Industry Inherently Saying Take]
As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place. Christopher Nolan
[ Adhere Answer Became Drift Films Go Had Linear Lose Minutes Off Only Phone Place Pretty Really Secondary Soon System Television Ten Watched Way Were Whereby Which Your]
Film has to describe and show. Ralph Bakshi
[ Describe Film Show]
I'd rather not make films than make bad ones. Scott Speedman
[ Bad Films Make Ones Rather Than]
I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies, and it wasn't a favorite film. Then I saw the one that was made in 1990, which in my opinion didn't match up to the original. Brendan Fraser
[ Brook Favorite Film Flies Lord Made Match Opinion Original Peter Recently Saw Then Up Watched Which]
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]
When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it. Andrzej Wajda
[ Also Created Film Language Only Our Perception Understanding Very Way Which Words World]
Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don't have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective. Keanu Reeves
[ Ability Away Back Chord Come Deeper Film Go Life Live Make Months Much Objective Sometimes Speak Struck Then Three Yet Your]
The only place that I'd be worried about being typecast is the independent film world. Michelle Rodriguez
[ Being Film Independent Only Place Typecast World Worried]