Quotations that match 'film'.However, that old mode of Polish filmmaking virtually disappeared.
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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.
[ Actors After Daughter Down Filming Glass Go Home Lie Other Really Socialize Wine]
I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row.
[ Bartender Commercial Commercials Could Director Doing Films Girl Guy Hey Hired Into Jobs Kid Know Made Make Maybe New Office Overheard Really Row Saying She Short Thinking Told Walked Work York]
All the jokes in my films, the comedy, they're not me, I just try to hold a big mirror up to us.
[ Big Comedy Films Hold Jokes Just Mirror Try Up Us]
I have lot of respect of filmmakers who work in Telugu and Tamil.
[ Filmmakers Lot Respect Work]
I don't do a film unless it has a sword in it. And if it doesn't have a sword in it, I insist that they have one in the same room to keep me comfortable.
[ Comfortable Film Insist Keep Room Same Sword Unless]
Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films, which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
[ Being Better Counter Few Films Idiotic Influenced More Much Probably Risk Run Runs See Seen Their Theory Too Which Would]
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.
[ Appealing Classical Experience Film Might Music Musical Raised Say Some Stuff Via Would]
I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither a film star nor having a career on the stage.
[ Anthony Being Career Ended Film Having Hopkins Neither Nor Stage Star Up Wanted]
Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they want to keep 'em down in L.A.
[ Canada Cases Down Either Em Film Go Keep Move Nowadays Prague Romania Some Want]
When you watch my films, you're feeling my heart.
[ Feeling Films Heart Watch]
You see an absolutely brilliant film later, as an adult, and you walk out thinking about what to have for dinner. Whereas something like Jaws winds up having a huge effect on me. If only my parents had been taking me to Kurosawa films when I was eight, but no.
[ Absolutely Adult Been Brilliant Dinner Effect Eight Film Films Had Having Huge Jaws Kurosawa Later Only Out Parents See Something Taking Thinking Up Walk Whereas Winds]
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.
[ Accomplish Anything Audience Constantly Executives Film Films Hard Making Most Producer Situation Studio Very Work]
I've always been into films. I've been offered lots of films but they've always been these very stereotypical roles. They wanted me to play some gangster or street guy, or pimp, drug addict.
[ Addict Always Been Films Gangster Guy Into Lots Offered Pimp Play Roles Some Stereotypical Street These Very Wanted]
Comics? Honestly, that's more a matter of nostalgia for me. I think most of that energy has gone to my love of literature and my love of film.
[ Comics Energy Film Gone Honestly Literature Love Matter More Most Nostalgia Think]
One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.
[ Always Attacking Career Copy Could Film Flattering Get Going Holidays Horror Killers Low-Budget Make Money Somebody]
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.
[ American Australia Australian Film Good Guess Hands Intriguing Just Make More Movies Script Someone Tends Think Very Would]
If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
[ Am Andy Behind Films Just Know Look Nothing Paintings Surface Want Warhol]
You promote your films; it's part of your job. You do the magazine covers and stuff, and then I try to live a really normal life. I definitely don't try to make it into any more craziness than it is.
[ Any Covers Craziness Definitely Films Into Job Life Live Magazine Make More Normal Part Promote Really Stuff Than Then Try Your]
It doesn't really feel like it's got anything to do with me. I mean, I know I wrote it, and all that and invented the characters and made it up, but it's Mike's film, so doing the press and stuff, it feels a little bit inauthentic. I was just one component of it.
[ Anything Bit Characters Component Doing Feel Feels Film Got Invented Just Know Little Made Mean Mike Press Really Stuff Up Wrote]
I know it's good when I see a smaller film get recognized because it means more publicity for them. When you start producing and directing the movies become a little more like your children.
[ Because Become Children Directing Film Get Good Know Little Means More Movies Producing Publicity Recognized See Smaller Start Them Your]
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.
[ After Again Decided Film Had Home Kind Made Musical Only Part Same Second Some Success Want]
I got five kids, and my oldest is a documentary film maker and camera man, and still photographer.
[ Camera Documentary Film Five Got Kids Maker Man Oldest Photographer Still]
Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement - they offer not drama but thrills.
[ Amusement Carnival Degenerated Drama Films Offer Operation Original Their Thrills]
It's always nerve-racking to take off your clothes on film. But doing it with a woman felt safer than with a man. You know you can say, 'Don't grab me there: That's where my cellulite is'!
[ Always Clothes Doing Felt Film Grab Know Man Off Safer Say Take Than Where Woman Your]
I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued to see my work on screen.
[ Films Intrigued Screen See Some Work Would]
Indeed it can be argued that to make a powerful film you must care about the subject, therefore powerful films tend to be both political and partisan in nature.
[ Argued Both Care Film Films Indeed Make Must Nature Partisan Political Powerful Subject Tend Therefore]
It makes me forget that I'm not going to be a major star and lead female in films whether it was 20 years ago, 10 years ago, five or in the future.
[ Ago Female Films Five Forget Future Going Lead Major Makes Star Whether Years]
This technology will obviously become more prevalent. Who knows what will result? One thing is certain, computer technology will revolutionize the way we tell stories as much as movie film has.
[ Become Certain Computer Film Knows More Movie Much Obviously Prevalent Result Revolutionize Stories Technology Tell Thing Way Will]
You know, I always do my best, no matter the quality of the film.
[ Always Best Film Know Matter Quality]
I do remember that I was sitting in the make-up chair before the shoots for a commercial or film or other, and I thought: Sometime soon they are going to make a close-up of me and millions of people can see how many pimples I've got on my cheeks.
[ Before Chair Cheeks Close-Up Commercial Film Going Got How Make Make-Up Many Millions Other Pimples Remember See Shoots Sitting Sometime Soon Thought]
Sometimes 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.
[ Ability Away Back Chord Come Deeper Film Go Life Live Make Months Much Objective Sometimes Speak Struck Then Three Yet Your]
I wasn't a big science fiction aficionado, there were a few films like 2001 or Blade Runner that were favorites of mine, but since I started this series I have gained more respect for the genre and become more of a fan myself.
[ Become Big Blade Fan Favorites Few Fiction Films Gained Genre Mine More Myself Respect Runner Science Series Since Started Were]
I know we didn't make an anti-Semitic film. This is what the Gospels are. And it's none of my business what other people think of me.
[ Anti-Semitic Business Film Gospels Know Make None Other Think]
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.
[ Better Black Boycott Certain Church Films Get Groups Leave Make Money Our See Stay Together Us Want Work Would]
Dark Water was one of my favourite films to shoot because of Walter. I had seen the previous films he had directed, Central Station and Motorcycle Diaries, and I thought they were great. I really trusted him.
[ Because Central Dark Diaries Directed Favourite Films Great Had Him Motorcycle Previous Really Seen Shoot Station Thought Trusted Walter Water Were]
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.
[ Affair Began Dad Did Fans Film Good Love Movie Movies Performance Rabid Took Uncles Underlying Were Whenever]
I did loads of student films and fringe theatre. I worked for free a lot.
[ Did Films Free Fringe Loads Lot Student Theatre Worked]
So, not for lack of love of language, but because I feel our language is in an enormous state of humiliation, I decided to make films without words.
[ Because Decided Enormous Feel Films Humiliation Lack Language Love Make Our State Without Words]
It proved to be pretty impossible to get funds for a feature film in Finland. It's still small, but the film industry was miniscule at that point in the early '80s.
[ Early Feature Film Finland Funds Get Impossible Industry Point Pretty Proved Small Still]
It's something that I am going over in my head about the whole video game thing, and whether you support violence by being in a film like this. I mean, to me, it's incredibly unreal and it's all about the action, and just explosions.
[ Action Am Being Explosions Film Game Going Head Incredibly Just Mean Over Something Support Thing Unreal Video Violence Whether Whole]
I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.
[ Around Because Board Came Complete Even Experience Film First Good Great Just Loved Making Material Read Reading Scripts Signed Trilogy Without]
In the 90's action pictures were all the rage. As a woman, I was fed up with them and I initially thought that the script was just another action film dressed up as a period piece.
[ Action Another Dressed Fed Film Initially Just Period Pictures Piece Rage Script Them Thought Up Were Woman]
The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors.
[ Actors Always Been Films Moments Unknown]
Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.
[ Again Director Film Fragments Moments Same Satisfied Shot Until]
I was totally unknown in the television and film industry in Canada.
[ Canada Film Industry Television Totally Unknown]
The test audience holds a great deal of power in the process of filmmaking in the United States.
[ Audience Deal Filmmaking Great Holds Power Process States Test United]
And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren't expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film.
[ Buying Did Ended Expecting Film Independent Intensely Know Lifetime Responded Television Up Viewers Weren]
A lot of times I watch TV and I watch film and there's so many things I'd love to talk about that I feel don't get the opportunity to be shown. Sometimes things become very stereotypical and one-sided, and I feel like it's such a colorful world.
[ Become Colorful Feel Film Get Lot Love Many One-Sided One-Sided Opportunity Shown Sometimes Stereotypical Such Talk Things Times Tv Very Watch World]
Well, I was getting a lot of money then, and I wasn't getting any Hollywood films, so I just did those. I'd always do a play in between. Whenever I ran low on funds, I'd always rush off to do a movie somewhere.
[ Always Any Between Did Films Funds Getting Hollywood Just Lot Low Money Movie Off Play Ran Rush Somewhere Then Those Well Whenever]
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.
[ Age Also America Become Being Consumerism Counterbalance Criticism Europe Film First Industry Instead Movie Over Something World]
When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work.
[ Audience Film Long Make Narrow-Minded Run Seems Subjective Tell Too Work]
I like films to have something inside, I don't mean a message, I mean something from the soul.
[ Films Inside Mean Message Something Soul]
It's nice to work with Hollywood because there is never any question of resources put at your disposal to make a film as long as it is the right thing to do.
[ Any Because Disposal Film Hollywood Long Make Never Nice Put Question Resources Right Thing Work Your]
I know the crew so well, so I forget I'm being filmed. It's like cooking with a friend in the kitchen - you're talking, as you do, and maybe you're telling her about this wonderful way to prepare lamb chops - it's more natural, more honest.
[ Being Chops Cooking Crew Filmed Forget Friend Her Honest Kitchen Know Lamb Maybe More Natural Prepare Talking Telling Way Well Wonderful]
There is no reason why challenging themes and engaging stories have to be mutually exclusive - in fact, each can fuel the other. As a filmmaker, I want to entertain people first and foremost. If out of that comes a greater awareness and understanding of a time or a circumstance, then the hope is that change can happen.
[ Awareness Challenging Change Circumstance Comes Each Engaging Entertain Exclusive Fact Filmmaker First Foremost Fuel Greater Happen Hope Mutually Other Out Reason Stories Themes Then Time Understanding Want Why]
There has never been a female director who has won an Oscar. There has only been one woman who won at the Cannes Film Festival.
[ Been Cannes Director Female Festival Film Never Only Oscar Woman Won]
The whole thing about making films in an organic film on location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across.
[ Accidents Across Also Characters Film Films Find Location Making Organic Place Poetry Relationships Spirit Stumble Themes Thing Whole]
Doing a piece on film is completely different from doing it onstage.
[ Completely Different Doing Film Onstage Piece]
I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room.
[ Began Best Directing Experience Films Good Idea Left Long Much Often Opera Performance Rehearsal Rehearse Room Showed Theatre Thought]
My cousin Malcolm Lee is also a filmmaker.
[ Also Cousin Filmmaker Lee Malcolm]
So I was asked to do horror film after horror film, a series of about five, after that, and some of those were a little too gruesome. I wasn't too comfortable all the time in those. I didn't really care for them.
[ After Asked Care Comfortable Film Five Gruesome Horror Little Really Series Some Them Those Time Too Were]
There are very few solid family films. A lot of the writing is awful.
[ Awful Family Few Films Lot Solid Very Writing]
When a film company is in the red they come to me. Always it is the same.
[ Always Come Company Film Red Same]
The difference - the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive.
[ Acting Between Difference Film Fundamental Theater]
I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct. You can't work on a film for six years without being your own toughest critic. So you can't really be distracted by the expectations based on your previous performance.
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
Wanting to be in a Western film won't get me very far. Unless the opportunity arose, it doesn't matter how much I want to be in one. But if an opportunity did arise, no actor would pass it up.
[ Actor Arise Arose Did Far Film Get How Matter Much Opportunity Pass Unless Up Very Want Wanting Western Won Would]
I feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.
[ Action Cut Feel Filmmaker Need Yell]
In the United States, viewers don't get to see a lot of things we can show in other countries. We didn't get to show our naked Twister game from Wild On Jamaica, but we definitely filmed it.
[ Countries Definitely Filmed Game Get Jamaica Lot Naked Other Our See Show States Things Twister United Viewers Wild]
I've made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.
[ Adaptation Based Been Eighteen Films Find Ideal Long Made Novels Now Only Original Others Screenplays Seventeen Short Stories Story Two Which]
Because Chicago was to radio what Hollywood was to films and Broadway was to the theatre: it was the hub of radio.
[ Because Broadway Chicago Films Hollywood Hub Radio Theatre]
I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time.
[ Actor Child Films Had Particularly Say Time Unhappy Wonderful]
I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film.
[ Art Became Called Film Intrigued Live Part Performance Started Theatre Used Using]
A few words of Hindi appear here or there, but it's all Urdu. I feel that if the popular culture, which is what Hindi films are, uses Urdu, it's not going to diminish.
[ Appear Culture Diminish Feel Few Films Going Here Hindi Popular Urdu Uses Which Words]
I truly believe that all power corrupts. Such is probably the thinking behind every political film ever made in Hollywood.
[ Behind Believe Corrupts Ever Every Film Hollywood Made Political Power Probably Such Thinking Truly]
And I'm very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor.
[ Able Actor Actually Benefit Break Career Could Craft Education Film Gain Into Out Stuff Surprised Thankful Very Where Worked]
The reason I chose the movies that I did was based on where they were being filmed.
[ Based Being Chose Did Filmed Movies Reason Were Where]
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.
[ Amazing Another Anything Because Carnal Doing Everything Experience Film First Knowledge Largely Mike Nichols Right Tell Would Wrong]
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.
[ Animated Animation Best Come Crazy Design Disney Face Films Movie Out Seen Spectacular Story Tarzan Traditional]
Really? Worst film you ever saw. Well, my next one will be better. Hello. Hello.
[ Better Ever Film Hello Next Really Saw Well Will Worst]
I was really disappointed that Warner Bros. didn't think highly enough of my film or my filmmaking to ask me to make the new Superman.
[ Ask Bros Disappointed Enough Film Filmmaking Highly Make New Really Superman Think Warner]
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."
[ 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]
The film of tomorrow will be an act of love.
[ Act Film Love Tomorrow Will]
When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film.
[ Always Being Between Difference Difficult Does Even Film Know Mind Result Say Scene Shot Very Wants]
I'm having a vacation, and it's so beautiful, and maybe I'll never get another film idea in my life.
[ Another Beautiful Film Get Having Idea Life Maybe Never Vacation]
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.
[ Action Camera Collapses Day Film Hand-Held Know Morse Said Scene Start Still Three Times Using Were Work Wrong]
The films that I've done before were original stories most of the time, I did two adaptations before this, but they were mostly original stories where I had complete freedom to evolve in the direction I wanted.
[ Adaptations Before Complete Did Direction Done Evolve Films Freedom Had Most Mostly Original Stories Time Two Wanted Were Where]
But I won't work with the exact same crew film after film because I feel the work would get a little complacent.
[ After Because Complacent Crew Exact Feel Film Get Little Same Won Work Would]
When my friends and I would act out movies as kids, we'd play the guys' roles, since they had the most interesting things to do. Decades later, I can hardly believe my sons and daughter are seeing many of the same limited choices in current films.
[ Act Believe Choices Current Daughter Decades Films Friends Guys Had Hardly Interesting Kids Later Limited Many Most Movies Out Play Roles Same Seeing Since Sons Things Would]
When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. We produce 24 hours of film a season, which is like making 12 movies.
[ Anything Bored Film Granted Hours Making Many Movies Performance Produce Script Season Second Shoot Take Technical Things Which Worry]
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.
[ Always Bad Character Films Go Good Horror Interested Might Night Place Scary Seem Setting Something Story Take Then Those Weather]
So, I created these creatures called The Frightened Ones which in the film you see do have mask like kind of heads and they run beneath the ground to hide. Which is what in fact we did during the war.
[ Beneath Called Created Creatures Did During Fact Film Frightened Ground Heads Hide Kind Mask Ones Run See These War Which]
I had lived in Fukuoka during the mid 1990s, and I was a volunteer with the Fukuoka Asian Film Festival.
[ Asian During Festival Film Had Lived Mid Volunteer]
I just recently did a film with Disney, and they put the drawings straight on the computer. And it's all painted on the computer now and not by hand anymore.
[ Anymore Computer Did Disney Drawings Film Hand Just Now Painted Put Recently Straight]
A film is a director's vision... there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have.
[ Actor Actress Director Film However Input Much Vision]
But in film you always watch situations or stories that you really have no relation to. A lot of times just because there's no personal connection doesn't mean you can't connect with the film or the characters in the film.
[ Always Because Characters Connect Connection Film Just Lot Mean Personal Really Relation Situations Stories Times Watch]
I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films.
[ Bits Characters Films Pieces See]
In fact, I had a series of offers which would have brought me a lot of money to make films and package TV programs. There were people who said to me, we'll put a million dollars in your bank account tomorrow, which is a hard thing to turn down.
[ Account Bank Brought Dollars Down Fact Films Had Hard Lot Make Million Money Offers Package Programs Put Said Series Thing Tomorrow Turn Tv Were Which Would Your]
Rain is also very difficult to film, particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine, so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists.
[ Acknowledge Also Because Difficult Even Exists Film Fine Ireland Irish Particularly Quite Rain Very]
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.
[ After Captured Caught Everything Feeling Film Forever Forgotten Little Long Loving Photography Remembers Things Touching Way]
I think it will bring back discussion about Columbine. When Columbine happened it was the topic of the week, and we shouldn't have just moved on to something else. Whether people like the film or not, it's going to make them think about what happened.
[ Back Bring Discussion Else Film Going Happened Just Make Moved Something Them Think Topic Week Whether Will]
No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film.
[ Boring Film Full Good Had Night Place Pocket Sleep]
A novelty in Polish filmmaking was that it was possible to find funds for a big production. However, at the same time, the state budget committed less and less money to filmmaking.
[ Big Budget Committed Filmmaking Find Funds However Less Money Novelty Polish Possible Production Same State Time]
Usually, when I do a soundtrack, the music from the movie doesn't have anything to do with me personally. It's music to enhance to the film. My own stuff is more introspective and about what's on going in my head.
[ Anything Enhance Film Going Head Introspective More Movie Music Own Personally Soundtrack Stuff Usually]
Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions.
[ Ideas New Starved Visions Voices]
To have a film in America means precisely nothing if you don't have a distributor who stands behind it.
[ America Behind Distributor Film Means Nothing Precisely Stands]
I wouldn't mind taking a rest for three or four months, but I have to keep on making films for the sake of my crew, who just wait for the next film because they're not on a fixed salary.
[ Because Crew Film Films Fixed Four Just Keep Making Mind Months Next Rest Sake Salary Taking Three Wait]
Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station where they were trying to develop films, but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.
[ Came Car Colored Develop Down Facilities Film Films Got Hadn Patrol Sir Station Took Trying Were Where Yes]
I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors.
[ Actors Being English Film Jude Law Love Say]
But that's something that I like about scoring film: it makes me reach out of the parameters of my self, it requires me to do things musically that I wouldn't normally do left to my own devices.
[ Devices Film Left Makes Musically Normally Out Own Parameters Reach Requires Scoring Self Something Things]
I was making films when I was about 12 years old - Super-8 films.
[ Films Making Old Years]
I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film.
[ Always Asian Been Culture Fascinated Film Horror Lead Love Play Women]
Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility.
[ Created Declining Documentary Films Possibility]
But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor, only through the negative can you have the positive print. What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation.
[ Fact Film Get Look Metaphor Negation Negative Only Positive Print Through Trying Value]
The many many imponderables come together when a film opens and for all sorts of reasons it may or may not succeed.
[ Come Film Many May Opens Reasons Sorts Succeed Together]
If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.
[ Dreams Films Ghosts Memories Movies Then]
I miss animation very passionately. Not continuously, but every once in a while I would die to do another film.
[ Animation Another Continuously Die Every Film Miss Once Passionately Very While Would]
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.
[ Art Audience Could Extraordinary Film Form Limited More Numbers Painting Rarefied Reach Recognized Social Tool Tremendous Whereas]
The film itself involves a New York City radio storyteller, Gabriel Noone, who strikes up a friendship with one of his fans, an abused 14-year-old teenager who is suffering from AIDS, who does not have much longer to live.
[ Abused Aids City Does Fans Film Friendship Gabriel His Involves Itself Live Longer Much New Radio Storyteller Strikes Suffering Teenager Up York]
I use cinematic things in a theatrical way on stage, and in film I use theatrical techniques in a cinematic way.
[ Cinematic Film Stage Techniques Theatrical Things Use Way]
I can say, hands down, 'Annapolis' is the most challenging film I've ever taken on.
[ Challenging Down Ever Film Hands Most Say Taken]
You want to see women your own age in films.
[ Age Films Own See Want Women Your]
You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film.
[ Building Cannot Comprehend Convey Experience Film Nor Photographs See]
You know, sometimes I feel like I walk around with a target on my back with the films I make.
[ Around Back Feel Films Know Make Sometimes Target Walk]
Many filmmakers pretend that they never see anything, which has always seemed odd to me.
[ Always Anything Filmmakers Many Never Odd Pretend See Seemed Which]
I was really involved with other people's opinions of me, and it got heightened during my film career. I don't have any opinion, good or bad about it, it just was. It's not the way I feel now, and I think yoga has a lot to do with that.
[ Any Bad Career During Feel Film Good Got Heightened Involved Just Lot Now Opinion Opinions Other Really Think Way Yoga]
I hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80% percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet, so it wasn't the best shoot for me.
[ Another Around Being Best Cold Film Hate Percent Shoot Wet]
As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary.
[ Actors Advantage Being Director Editor Film Other Painter Percent Responsible Solitary Yourself]
I'd like to do a piece of Shakespeare. Any upcoming Shakespeare film. Just a bit to say I did a classic.
[ Any Bit Classic Did Film Just Piece Say Shakespeare Upcoming]
Take a film of Jacques Tati like Mon Oncle which has something quite new - for me, unique - in it.
[ Film Jacques Mon New Quite Something Take Unique Which]
No one turns down a film with Woody; it's something everyone wants in their career as an important moment. He's such a comedic genius, without question, so I was thrilled.
[ Career Comedic Down Everyone Film Genius Important Moment Question Something Such Their Thrilled Turns Wants Without Woody]
Politics is not my life. I have a career in radio and another career in film.
[ Another Career Film Life Politics Radio]
One thing I know is that I don't want to be a director for hire, making genre films.
[ Director Films Genre Hire Know Making Thing Want]
I think drug movies free the director to make intense films.
[ Director Films Free Intense Make Movies Think]
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.
[ Away Day Film Films His Home Kids Look Love Loved Make Months Movies Say Them Three Two Want]
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.
[ Around Bankers Everyday Farmers Father Fathers Films Friends Had How Just Life Made Movie Others Part Saw Some Stars Them Were Weren]
Movies will end up being this esoteric art form, where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
[ Art Being End Esoteric Films Form Group Movies Only Out Put Singular Small Theaters Up Where Will]
Part of the film business is, if you want an apple, you buy an apple.
[ Apple Business Buy Film Part Want]
Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology.
[ Art Balance Between Content Evolving Film Reach Shall Soon Still Technology Very Young]
Polar Express is not an attempt to do animation. It is a technology-based film.
[ Animation Attempt Express Film Polar]
Above all, film is a business... Independence is a really cool thing as you can be a bit more bold, and take a few more chances with what you do.
[ Above Bit Bold Business Chances Cool Few Film Independence More Really Take Thing]
I turn up in Los Angeles every now and then, so I can get some big money films in order to finance my smaller money films.
[ Angeles Big Every Films Finance Get Los Money Now Order Smaller Some Then Turn Up]
Being horrible in a big film is a quicker nosedive than doing an obscure film and making no money.
[ Being Big Doing Film Horrible Making Money Obscure Quicker Than]
With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone.
[ Black Concerned Films Tone White]
I run upright mostly when I see daylight, so if you watch film you'll see I don't get hit in the chest much.
[ Chest Daylight Film Get Hit Mostly Much Run See Upright Watch]
What I learned from this movie, 40 Days and 40 Nights: Absitenence can be a very good thing. Especially from box offices where this film is playing.
[ Box Days Especially Film Good Learned Movie Nights Offices Playing Thing Very Where]
I think they quite like me when I work because I'm one of the safer directors to back, because even if my films don't bring their costs in back home, once they're shown outside of India they manage to cover the costs.
[ Back Because Bring Costs Cover Directors Even Films Home India Manage Once Outside Quite Safer Shown Their Think Work]
There are always at least five good films at the end of the year to get nominated, but generally speaking nowadays, it's more of the independent films that are recognized.
[ Always End Films Five Generally Get Good Independent Least More Nominated Nowadays Recognized Speaking Year]
Kolkata is the relatively unexplored part of India as far as Hindi films are concerned.
[ Concerned Far Films Hindi India Part Relatively Unexplored]
I don't think there is really a favorite, I'm very fond of film making as a whole and as a medium and of course, there are some that I've enjoyed making more than others but I've enjoyed making all of them.
[ Course Enjoyed Favorite Film Fond Making Medium More Others Really Some Than Them Think Very Whole]
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.
[ Angeles Appreciate Certainly Directors Early Exposed Films Great Interesting Kid Learned Los Mother Really See Take Used Well Work]
One person doesn't have to shoulder all the responsibility for why a film does or doesn't do well.
[ Does Film Person Responsibility Shoulder Well Why]
These films however, have ambiguity built into them, because it's too easy in film to make a strident work of propaganda or advertising, which are really the same thing anyway, meaning the message is unmistakable.
[ Advertising Ambiguity Anyway Because Built Easy Film Films However Into Make Meaning Message Propaganda Really Same Them These Thing Too Unmistakable Which Work]
In 1975 Australia was producing things like Picnic at Hanging Rock, in other words films that I would consider still some of the finest products to come out of Australia. I think that our quality now is less than it was then.
[ Australia Come Consider Films Finest Hanging Less Now Other Our Out Picnic Producing Products Quality Rock Some Still Than Then Things Think Words Would]
I did some film reviews for small papers in Finland and things like that to be able to keep living here.
[ Able Did Film Finland Here Keep Living Papers Reviews Small Some Things]
I've always been interested in films where you can identify with the actors. Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more involved if they're people that you recognize.
[ Actors Always Been Films Identify Interested Involved More Recognize Shoes Their Therefore Where]
There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens.
[ Computer Consultants Controls Design Designed Film Ibm Kubrick Layout Screens Were Working]
Usually people like to categorise artists. With my films, I categorise people: if I know which one of my movies you like, I can tell which kind of a person you are.
[ Artists Films Kind Know Movies Person Tell Usually Which]
If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right. Movies
[ Doing Films Know Profit Right Show Something]
It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor.
[ Accident Actor Film Hopkins Tony Wonderful]
I've always been very left of center and the radio never had much diversity and film did.
[ Always Been Center Did Diversity Film Had Left Much Never Radio Very]
Although you have some films that are a real bummer, there's always a film that comes up where it's just heaven.
[ Although Always Bummer Comes Film Films Heaven Just Real Some Up Where]
Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.
[ Before Courage Examines Film Force Heroism Never Our Prowess Seen Soviet Submarine Ways]
Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
[ Actors Advisor Been Big Blockbuster Documentaries Films Hired Including Jesuits Make Out Several Them Trying Well]
The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you're lucky if you have five takes.
[ Films Five Independent Lucky Majority Takes Where Work]
What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek.
[ Am Film First Foremost Geek Happens]
It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it.
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films.
[ Actor Audition Films Go Good Had Her Hire His Knew Maybe Press Publicize Responsibility Start Understanding Where]
I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s, with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and cliched as Hollywood movies.
[ Certain Cliched Effect Fiction Film Had Hollywood Horror Movies Out Particularly Slick Stuff Terrible Think Turning Writers]
That said, I'd love to do a musical, either in film or on stage.
[ Either Film Love Musical Said Stage]
When I see a film I've finished, it's like another person made it. Like another mind.
[ Another Film Finished Made Mind Person See]
I want to do films I can relate to emotionally.
[ Emotionally Films Relate Want]
Fate destined me to play Fagin. It was the part of a lifetime, and I was the only actor to be in the stage production and in the film.
[ Actor Destined Fagin Fate Film Lifetime Only Part Play Production Stage]
I've directed enough in the theatre and a couple of films to know that - to feel fairly secure that if I find a story that I really like I can probably get it done somewhat.
[ Couple Directed Done Enough Fairly Feel Films Find Get Know Probably Really Secure Somewhat Story Theatre]
The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it.
[ Action Animated Anything Department Film Films Getting Hard Important Just Know Live Marketing Music Outside Part Really Rock Running Selling Sex Things Those Used Work]
I think I've done more recording in the past 10 years than most people, but it's all been directed toward film composing and soundtracks. Just the same, it's been great.
[ Been Composing Directed Done Film Great Just More Most Past Recording Same Soundtracks Than Think Toward Years]
The last three films I've done are about self-immolation.
[ Done Films Last Three]
I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
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!
[ Burst Called Cops Dairy Drawn Films Friend Friends Guns Make Our Pretended Queen Real Rob Short Someone Soon Thieves Thought Were Where Worked]
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.
[ Always Concern Films Girls Going His Looks Myself Need Next Pretty Really Starlet Yimou Young Zhang]
Simple stories... emerge as lovely films or television pieces.
[ Emerge Films Lovely Pieces Simple Stories Television]
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.
[ Data Documentary Fact Films Found Key Made Missed Most Often Reported Scientists Social Things Utilizing]
My biggest role as director on the film is keeping a sense of the overview - how to cast the movie and shoot it in such a way that it will cut together. And how to design the style and tone.
[ Biggest Cast Cut Design Director Film How Keeping Movie Overview Role Sense Shoot Style Such Together Tone Way Will]
I want to take a few years out, maybe make a couple of more films or whatever.
[ Couple Few Films Make Maybe More Out Take Want Whatever Years]
The first Superman film took up a huge chunk of our lives, but it was a wonderful time for us. We were young, my daughter was little, we were filming in London for a year, so we became like a close family.
[ Became Chunk Close Daughter Family Film Filming First Huge Little Lives London Our Superman Time Took Up Us Were Wonderful Year Young]
I didn't so much choose the film as director Claire Denis chose me.
[ Choose Chose Claire Director Film Much]
I can be intimidating, but not within the confines of a film shoot.
[ Confines Film Intimidating Shoot Within]
Film lovers are sick people. Movies
[ Film Lovers Sick]
The film business is absurd. Stars don't last very long. It's much more interesting to be a proper actor.
[ Absurd Actor Business Film Interesting Last Long More Much Proper Stars Very]
We don't watch the film anymore because we've seen it so many times, so we'll introduce it, walk out and we'll come back in right about when I wake up in the morning and walk over to the shop and everything's changed.
[ Anymore Back Because Changed Come Everything Film Introduce Many Morning Out Over Right Seen Shop Times Up Wake Walk Watch]
I never made a film which fully satisfied me.
[ Film Fully Made Never Satisfied Which]
Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes on with innocence the first time. Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
[ Being Burden Centre Film First Innocence Take Takes Thereafter Time Trepidation]
Truffaut loved actresses, and he was very intense. All the actresses I knew wanted to do a film with him.
[ Actresses Film Him Intense Knew Loved Truffaut Very Wanted]
I think a smart person today realizes that you have to be part of the art films that are done just for the sake of the art.
[ Art Done Films Just Part Person Realizes Sake Smart Think Today]
There's such good writing now on television and I don't see a lot of great writing on films sadly.
[ Films Good Great Lot Now Sadly See Such Television Writing]
Nothing's really changed since the Harry Potter films came along.
[ Along Came Changed Films Harry Nothing Potter Really Since]
My plan was to stay in Canada to make films.
[ Canada Films Make Plan Stay]
It became a metaphor for the lives of the people in this film and for the Old West, for the abandonment that occurred in the early part of the 20th century.
[ Abandonment Became Century Early Film Lives Metaphor Occurred Old Part West]
I had just had small parts in other films, and I'd worked with a lot of directors in TV.
[ Directors Films Had Just Lot Other Parts Small Tv Worked]
Television and film are our libraries now. Our history books.
[ Books Film History Libraries Now Our Television]
I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
[ Accurate Democracy Film Future Into Jazz Kind Look Made Model Our Possibilities Redemptive See Tells Think Through Tries Us]
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.
[ Alive Being Day Get His Hope Reporter Testimony Times Tomorrows Would Wrote]
Film is changing, and it can't help but keep changing.
[ Changing Film Help Keep]
Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.
[ Audiences Cinemas Films Gained Made New Them Wanted Young]
Even though some of the films I've made haven't been particularly commercial, I don't find them failures.
[ Been Commercial Even Failures Films Find Haven Made Particularly Some Them Though]
No two directors make the same film the same way.
[ Directors Film Make Same Two Way]
The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion.
[ Burlesque Comic Emotion Feel Film Films First Full Lot Meanings Part Represents Second Silent Tenderness Think Those]
I think film is a very powerful advocate and message carrier.
[ Advocate Carrier Film Message Powerful Think Very]
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.
[ Absolute Better Different Film Genius Hours Mediocrity Might Minutes Much Pay Rather See Some Something Stick Than Two Vision Will Work Worth Would]
I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film.
[ Actor Drinking Film Had Method Spent Training Years]
So I am getting a little bored with defining one type of film as American and the other European or from somewhere else because the division is no longer true.
[ Am American Because Bored Defining Division Else European Film Getting Little Longer Other Somewhere True Type]
I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge', in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors. I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
[ Clothes Come Day Did Done Film Flat Hope Mean Mirrors Musical Tricks Turn Up Were Will]
I 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.
[ Could Creative Film Images Look Minds Opportunity See Some Something Story Tell Wait]
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.
[ Aware Filming Got His Kids Lookout Much Nobody Punk Season Show Still Very Were]
I'll go do films for three or four months and then I can't wait to go home to LA. And I complain about LA left and right, but then I always end up wanting to go home, you know?
[ Always Complain End Films Four Go Home Know La Left Months Right Then Three Up Wait Wanting]
When I started in films, it never really occurred to me that I could make a career out of acting.
[ Acting Career Could Films Make Never Occurred Out Really Started]
Now I'm doing a film festival for kids and writing a script about a kidnapped journalist in Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan Doing Festival Film Journalist Kidnapped Kids Now Script Writing]
I started writing movie scripts. They excited me a lot, but I didn't like them when they were finished because they were simple copies of the films I saw in childhood.
[ Because Childhood Copies Excited Films Finished Lot Movie Saw Scripts Simple Started Them Were Writing]
Find your own specific voice in filmmaking and go for it. Either people will get it or they won't and that's what it's all about.
[ Either Filmmaking Find Get Go Own Specific Voice Will Won Your]
Well it kind of is project to project because as a writer I think you always write to some degree about things that you know or things that happened - but my favourite filmmakers, my favourite movies of theirs tend to be the personal movies.
[ Always Because Degree Favourite Filmmakers Happened Kind Know Movies Personal Project Some Tend Theirs Things Think Well Write Writer]
John Huston was a superb master. He knew how to make good films. I did three things with him. One is called Independence. It plays in Philadelphia, for free. It's been playing there for 25 years.
[ Been Called Did Films Free Good Him How Independence John Knew Make Master Philadelphia Playing Plays Superb Things Three Years]
And yet I think The White Cliffs of Dover one of my best films.
[ Best Cliffs Dover Films Think White Yet]
In television, women can really run anything. It can be a comedy, it can be a drama, it can be genre, it can be anything. But in films, women are still getting to the top.
[ Anything Comedy Drama Films Genre Getting Really Run Still Television Top Women]
So I was in America and I thought I'll stick around while I'm here and just see what happens. The next film I did was High Art, so I guess it started with a sort of vague idea but really just a fantasy.
[ America Around Art Did Fantasy Film Guess Happens Here High Idea Just Next Really See Sort Started Stick Thought Vague While]
Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film, but it's the way it pans out.
[ Bigger Film Out Say Should Sometimes Try Way]
It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in a jail cell for a week, to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner.
[ Cell Decide Films Get Jail Prisoner Seen Sense Wardens Week Where Would]
As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing.
[ Change Concerned Either Far Films Homosexual Making Nothing Would]
But a year before that, I was starting to drink beer on the set of the film Lucas (1986).
[ Beer Before Drink Film Lucas Set Starting Year]
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.
[ Bigger Bound Did Film Incredible Innovative Just Kind Many Matrix Much Noir Old Original Really Smaller Things Think]
I like the variety. But basically my choice of films is a small intimate film. Quiet film, no action, just people in relationships. That's what I like the most.
[ Action Basically Choice Film Films Intimate Just Most Quiet Relationships Small Variety]
In terms of my own film experience, I'm definitely used to morose and very heavy, heavy dramas.
[ Definitely Dramas Experience Film Heavy Own Terms Used Very]
We did this film in 13 days, mind you. And 13 days is not very long for a feature film. Nobody in their right mind would argue that. Nobody in their right mind would do that.
[ Argue Days Did Feature Film Long Mind Nobody Right Their Very Would]
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.
[ Called Day Done Film First Friend Guess Know Made Movie Other Parody Title Told Using]
I think I'm the only actor in the history of film who got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it.
[ Actor Face Film Got History Jackson Lived Only Sam Slap Tell Think]
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.
[ Ago Austin Been Complete Couple Excited Film Kirk Making Minneapolis Movie Sitting Strangers Theaters Thought Ultimately Up Watching Weeks Weird]
I became a real Shell Motor Oil expert, and I did this 25-minute film. It turned out really well and, as a result, they offered me more work and lots of commercials to direct.
[ Became Commercials Did Direct Expert Film Lots More Motor Offered Oil Out Real Really Result Shell Turned Well Work]
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather.
[ Britain Filmmaking Moral Screwed Weather Will]
Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
[ Being Biggest Carpenter Cinema Content Ended Film Ford Harrison History Nice Pretty Star Thought Tv Up Work Would]
Stage is the most exciting. Film is lovely, because it's like a family.
[ Because Exciting Family Film Lovely Most Stage]
I think I can try the film world out for a while.
[ Film Out Think Try While World]
I like to go from mainstream movies to more artsy films. I don't sign on for the money. Maybe I should, but I don't. There's always a good reason for doing something.
[ Always Doing Films Go Good Mainstream Maybe Money More Movies Reason Should Sign Something]
I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated.
[ Before Book Dated Filming Knew Meant Movie Never Read Started Term Think Thought Very Watched Wife]
I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film.
[ Art Directing Directors Everyone Film How Manipulative Messages Receiving Set Should Theory Towards Universe Very]
Sure I'm leaving the Bee Gees. I'm going into films.
[ Bee Films Gees Going Into Leaving Sure]
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.
[ Career Deterioration Development Each Family Film Going Good Guy Just Large Men Point See Show Them These Time Were Whole]
When I do the music, I make the musicians listen to what's happening in the film. That way they treat the dialogue as if it was a singer.
[ Dialogue Film Happening Listen Make Music Musicians Singer Treat Way]
My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad.
[ Actors Age Comes Even Father Film Generation Know Really Sad Which]
But no one should have the right to manipulate my films in the first place.
[ Films First Manipulate Place Right Should]
This film is what it is. It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun. With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously. They are what they are.
[ Film Films Fun Go Horror Movie Seriously Take These Thriller Too Types Where]
Everyone plays their own crucial part towards the film.
[ Crucial Everyone Film Own Part Plays Their Towards]
The informing idea of what you want to say and do, that's what will take you from film school to professional - the idea. That's what is original to you.
[ Film Idea Informing Original Professional Say School Take Want Will]
I like the platform to show your art and everything that goes along with that. To show your voice and hopefully find films that are more politically driven, films that maybe inspire.
[ Along Art Driven Everything Films Find Goes Hopefully Inspire Maybe More Platform Politically Show Voice Your]
That is the thing I'm most grateful for in this industry to be able to spin in those different mediums, with television, film and the stage - at this stage of the game.
[ Able Different Film Game Grateful Industry Mediums Most Spin Stage Television Thing Those]
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
You are probably right when you say that I could get a role in any producer's film if I just asked.
[ Any Asked Could Film Get Just Probably Producer Right Role Say]
With In the Company of Men, the misogynist label stuck early and firmly. In the end, it probably did hurt the film a bit, because getting women into the theaters was difficult.
[ Because Bit Company Did Difficult Early End Film Firmly Getting Hurt Into Label Men Probably Stuck Theaters Women]
Your average pop song or film is a very sophisticated item, with very sophisticated ways of listening and viewing that we have not really consciously developed over the years - because we were having such a good time.
[ Average Because Consciously Developed Film Good Having Item Listening Over Pop Really Song Sophisticated Such Time Very Viewing Ways Were Years Your]
I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.
[ Because Film Harvey Made Spite]
I don't think people have been able to deal with the fact that African American filmmakers can make movies about life and relationships.
[ Able African American Been Deal Fact Filmmakers Life Make Movies Relationships Think]
I don't think of myself as a director or writer. I think of myself as a filmmaker.
[ Director Filmmaker Myself Think Writer]
The other thing is this industry has decided it only has one market. Unlike any other industry in the world, unlike film or books or sports even, this industry has decided it has only one market and that's 14 year old boys.
[ Any Books Boys Decided Even Film Industry Market Old Only Other Sports Thing Unlike World Year]
I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books.
[ Big Books Budget Comic Films Graphic Heart Idea Making More Novels Than]
There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn't want to tell Scarface again.
[ Again Dramas Films Lot Tell Want]
I didn't watch much TV as a kid and I don' t watch it now. I don' t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can't do in film is make a continuing story - which is so cool!
[ Anything Beautiful Continuing Cool Film Find Kid Make Medium Much Now Only Story Thing Tv Unique Watch Which]
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.
[ Begins Case Character Chopped Day Doing Ends Enough Extreme Film First Flow Go Know Last Material Might Piece Playing Scene Script Up Where Work]
I hate working out. Because I work out for films now solely I come to associate it with work.
[ Associate Because Come Films Hate Now Out Solely Work Working]
Some fellow from the Third World kept hammering for prizes for a Communist film which was rotten.
[ Communist Fellow Film Hammering Kept Prizes Rotten Some Third Which World]
Watched Star Wars in 77 and that's when I got into watching films. I was just blown away by it.
[ Away Blown Films Got Into Just Star Wars Watched Watching]
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.
[ Anywhere Bring Context Credible Difficult Else Everything Feel Film Give Historical Life Make Natural Picture Suddenly Things Think Those Uniquely]
What I did was I completed the half-hour film, but before really showing it, I wrote two more sections for a potential feature film which I didn't think would really happen, but at least I had it in case.
[ Before Case Completed Did Feature Film Had Half-Hour Happen Least More Potential Really Sections Showing Think Two Which Would Wrote]
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
[ Art Aspect Celebrate Cinema Come Divide Festivals Film Humanity Moment Shame Should Such Together Whole Would]
In 1969, at the age of 19, I was lucky enough to work with George C. Scott in the definitive portrayal of his career over a period of many months and several countries on the definitive film version of Patton's WWII career.
[ Age Career Countries Definitive Enough Film George His Lucky Many Months Over Patton Period Portrayal Scott Several Version Work]
Film is a dramatised reality and it is the director's job to make it appear real... an audience should not be conscious of technique.
[ Appear Audience Conscious Director Film Job Make Real Reality Should Technique]
I never storyboard. I hate it. I don't understand why so many directors want to make comic strips of their films.
[ Comic Directors Films Hate Make Many Never Storyboard Strips Their Understand Want Why]
I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference.
[ Better Day Difference Films Gay Hope Involved Kind Make Myself Out Projects Really Start Things Want Will]
Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about.
[ Even Few Films Know Lesbians Lot Women]
The thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film.
[ Caring Director Film Great Love Separates Thing]
Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos.
[ Battles Because Better Charge Did Director Discouraged Egos Felt Film Full Got Little Making Many Some Sometimes Than Them Times]
Our normal waking consciousness, rational consciousness as we call it, is but one special type of consciousness, whilst all about it, parted from it by the filmiest of screens, there lie potential forms of consciousness entirely different.
[ Call Consciousness Different Entirely Forms Lie Normal Our Parted Potential Rational Screens Special Type Waking Whilst]
If the First Amendment means anything, it means that a state has no business telling a man, sitting alone in his house, what books he may read or what films he may watch.
[ Alone Amendment Anything Books Business Films First His House Man May Means Read Sitting State Telling Watch]
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.
[ Allow Also Check Door Down Else Films Good Nothing Part Problems Proud Sit Their Time Trilogy Very]
My films play only in Bengal, and my audience is the educated middle class in the cities and small towns. They also play in Bombay, Madras and Delhi where there is a Bengali population.
[ Also Audience Bengali Bombay Cities Class Delhi Educated Films Madras Middle Only Play Population Small Towns Where]
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.
[ Against Big Chance Coming Films Give Go Great Million Movie Movies Other Some Spider-Man Summer Think Up Want Why]
I'm very often still very much alive for that other being and that other world long after the film is finished.
[ After Alive Being Film Finished Long Much Often Other Still Very World]
I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor.
[ Control Cutting Film Floor Know Left Over Will]
We are the only state that does not have a State Film Corporation there to support the commercial industry.
[ Commercial Corporation Does Film Industry Only State Support]
There are actors who spend 20 years working and still don't achieve what I've achieved so quickly. So I think my only course of action is to work as hard as I can, not just for the sake of the film, but also to prove to these people that I do have talent.
[ Achieve Achieved Action Actors Also Course Film Hard Just Only Prove Quickly Sake Spend Still Talent These Think Work Working Years]
I think there's only one or two films where I've had all the financial support I needed. All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days.
[ Another Days Films Financial Had Money Needed Only Rest Shoot Support Ten Think Two Where Wish]
I don't think there's much point in putting me a deep, dark, heavy, emotional film because there are people who do it so much better than I do.
[ Because Better Dark Deep Emotional Film Heavy Much Point Putting Than Think]
When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person's time, turns out to be the most valuable thing.
[ Assignment Expensive Film Least Most Out Person Practical Sense Thing Time Turns Valuable Very Your]
It's pretty clear to me that working as a director for hire agrees with me. I like it. The films that have come out of that, I personally like better than the ones that didn't.
[ Agrees Better Clear Come Director Films Hire Ones Out Personally Pretty Than Working]
Well, visual language is another boring discussion about the nature of film.
[ Another Boring Discussion Film Language Nature Visual Well]
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.
[ Almost Any Area Aware Cool Film Kind Make Might More Open Opportunity Profession Things Thinking Up]
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries.
[ Big Blockbusters Class Documentaries Fifth Film Films Foreign Hollywood Independent Just Kids Majors Only Show Teach Usc Whom]
When I go to a film, you're taking it easy and you let things wash over you. That's what cinema's all about. You get involved in a world that's being created in front of you.
[ Being Cinema Created Easy Film Front Get Go Involved Over Taking Things Wash World]
In my first film, I was a basketball player. Like every good actor, I lied when they asked me if I could play.
[ Actor Asked Basketball Could Every Film First Good Lied Play Player]
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.
[ Budget Every Film Films Get Got How Late Less Low Made Matter Our Release Started Theatrical Today]
I've never made a film that I didn't believe in, you know? However the picture turns out, I've always given everything to it. That's kind of how I approach life. I can't help it. There's no part-way with me on anything in any area of my life.
[ Always Any Anything Approach Area Believe Everything Film Given Help How However Kind Know Life Made Never Out Picture Turns]
Abroad, they have covered pretty much all subjects, explored every possibility, every twist. So similarities between ideas you have and those filmed abroad are quite possible.
[ Abroad Between Covered Every Explored Filmed Ideas Much Possibility Possible Pretty Quite Similarities Subjects Those Twist]
I think that the wonderful advantage we have in the film of being able to cast a girl as young as Emmy and which we couldn't do in the theatre of course because no girl of 16 or 17 could sing 8 shows a week, couldn't sing two.
[ Able Advantage Because Being Cast Could Course Emmy Film Girl Shows Sing Theatre Think Two Week Which Wonderful Young]
I'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.
[ Another Asked Behalf Campaign Doing Film Haven Love Now Please Prospects Remote Shame Think]
I don't think a lot of really good films get seen.
[ Films Get Good Lot Really Seen Think]
You wouldn't ask Rodin to make an ugly sculpture, or me to make a film with an ugly woman.
[ Ask Film Make Rodin Sculpture Ugly Woman]
I wouldn't have wanted to miss the opportunity to make those three films that didn't do well. They were really important to me, and the things I learned doing them were important to me.
[ Doing Films Important Learned Make Miss Opportunity Really Them Things Those Three Wanted Well Were]
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.
[ Bit Films Find Fussy Get Gets Going Half Know Little Lot Many Material More Older Only Selective Spend Still Year]
There aren't many American directors here trying to direct a Japanese yakuza film. When you combine that with the fact that I don't speak much Japanese and this was an independent film I was financing myself - people were curious about what I was doing.
[ American Combine Curious Direct Directors Doing Fact Film Financing Here Independent Japanese Many Much Myself Speak Trying Were]
My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
[ Again Born Certain Come Dies Film First Flowers Head Killed Life Living Movie Objects Order Paper Persons Placed Projected Real Screen Use Water Which]
I mark a script like an exam, and I try not to do anything under 50 per cent. Similarly with the part. And also film is a peculiar thing, parts don't necessarily read in script form anything like as well as they can do when it comes to materialising.
[ Also Anything Cent Comes Exam Film Form Mark Necessarily Part Parts Peculiar Per Read Script Similarly Thing Try Under Well]
As a director you have to be careful you don't over-design the film. You have to be careful that the period aspect does not take over.
[ Aspect Careful Director Does Film Over Period Take]
I wanted to keep exploring... I'm not about to choose a series of movies in which I can use the same bag of tricks and style that I used in the first film.
[ Bag Choose Exploring Film First Keep Movies Same Series Style Tricks Use Used Wanted Which]
Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
[ Adaptations Book Comic Films Go Most Out Rooted Saying Strip Want]
The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do.
[ Also Any Astounding Between Cary Except Fact Film Grant His Ladies Never See Seen Similarity Since Something Stuff Then Told Truth Underwear Us Used Watched Wear Which]
The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
[ Acting Better Films Money More Rewarding Television Terms Theatre]
The roles for women in theatre are much better than they are in film.
[ Better Film Much Roles Than Theatre Women]
You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic.
[ Actually After Back Big Bigger Book Extra Fantastic Filming Just King Know Movie Pages Stephen Still Think Went Wrote]
Hollywood usually doesn't have strong woman in films like that, and it's stupid, so for the most part they're usually being directed and written by men.
[ Being Directed Films Hollywood Men Most Part Strong Stupid Usually Woman Written]
This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation.
[ Along Applies Delicacy Doing Editing Film Finding Get Half Job Jobs Just Many Other Situation Tuning Ways Yourself]
To make films is as boring as watching paint dry - you usually have to do little tiny bits here and there. You go off waiting for lighting, you come back - the energy dies. You hope you can find someone who can keep it going.
[ Back Bits Boring Come Dies Dry Energy Films Find Go Going Here Hope Keep Lighting Little Make Off Paint Someone Tiny Usually Waiting Watching]
You know, let a few years go by until I hit my midlife crisis. Then that can be documented on film.
[ Crisis Documented Few Film Go Hit Know Then Until Years]
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.
[ Any Awards Complaints Done Films Had Know Line Movies Nominated Nominations Old Pretty Really Think Total Well Won]
I've always listened to a lot of film music, actually.
[ Actually Always Film Listened Lot Music]
Those involved in the program are interested in how to use photography, videos, the Internet, film, and anything related to communications and transmission of information in the most up-to-date modern ways.
[ Anything Communications Film How Information Interested Internet Involved Modern Most Photography Program Related Those Transmission Up-To-Date Use Videos Ways]
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.
[ Auditioning Couple Film Had Horror Just Meeting Movie Much Now Offered Pretty Reading Right Script Shows Television Them Then Yesterday]
I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
[ Attention Filmmaker Pay Really Thing]
I find a lot of young filmmakers make too much of an effort to be trendy and they can be pretentious.
[ Effort Filmmakers Find Lot Make Much Pretentious Too Trendy Young]
The difficulty is capturing surprise on film.
[ Capturing Difficulty Film Surprise]
On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don't want to make a movie with guns everywhere.
[ Everywhere Filmmaker Guns Hand Make Movie Want]
I'm not going to live my life unhappy and why should he and we talk about it and I think what's great about the film is that it shows is the meaning of family doesn't have to be as traditional as it once was, like you can make a family.
[ Family Film Going Great Life Live Make Meaning Once Should Shows Talk Think Traditional Unhappy Why]
I said I would do all the films about the commercials, and the films about ball-bearings and Ford tractors and so on, if once a year they gave me money for a free film.
[ Commercials Film Films Ford Free Gave Money Once Said Would Year]
I've been in enough films where the studio wanted that extra little cuteness to make it sellable.
[ Been Enough Extra Films Little Make Studio Wanted Where]
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.
[ Allow Back Between Does Fake Film Forth Go Jump Literal Love Mediums More Place Real Reasons]
The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that.
[ Action Day Every Films Know Kurosawa Looking Made Make Movies Opportunity Shoot Something Thrillers Unusual Want Way Were Where]
I don't feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn't turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding.
[ Another Audience Big Bought Channel Explosion Feature Feel Film First Looks Make Obligation Seconds Something Succeeding Television Think Trying Turn]
It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role.
[ Almost Any Convince Down Dracula Film Live Other Play Producers Role Took Type Would Years]
I don't see a lot of films. I'm quite choosy, but there's certain films that stick out.
[ Certain Films Lot Out Quite See Stick]
I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want.
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don't want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that's a big difference.
[ Acted Actor Because Big Did Difference Directed Director Directs Filmmaker Important Produced Projects Want]
We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
[ Acting Adultery Best Called Did Film Got Guess Made Neighbor Post Public Thy Which Whipping Wife]
So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film, producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it - so long as I'm not investing too much capital in these things.
[ Acting Along Broadway Capital Directing Film Go Investing Keep Long Making Mistakes Much Producing Tape These Things Too]
I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
[ Been Before Done Film Full Given Haven Movies Really Responsibility Ridley Scott Something Sword]
I also don't like films that are made just to make money, no this kind of film I don't like.
[ Also Film Films Just Kind Made Make Money]
One good thing about acting in film is that it's good therapy.
[ Acting Film Good Therapy Thing]
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.
[ Absorbs After Energies Film Itself Living Mind Occult Odd Oddly Porous Skin Think]
You get an image after you act in a film, but it is not necessary that you last long because of that image.
[ Act After Because Film Get Image Last Long Necessary]
In the industry, you do need some ethics - if one film does well, then thousands get work and money comes back to the industry. I guess the bottomline is, if there are two versions, then the better one will click.
[ Back Better Click Comes Does Ethics Film Get Guess Industry Money Need Some Then Thousands Two Versions Well Will Work]
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.
[ Art Bankrupt Commercialism Conventional Daring Fear Film Films More Music Problem Today Want Your]
The 1980s really ended for me in 1992 with the film Kika.
[ Ended Film Really]
I met my wife and, for the next ten years, we did no films at all. She did the first movie and then I did several after. My first movie was written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Kazan and was called Baby Doll.
[ After Baby Called Did Directed Doll Films First Kazan Met Movie Next Several She Ten Tennessee Then Wife Williams Written Years]
The big difference with Juliette and the others in that film is that she goes beyond acting.
[ Acting Beyond Big Difference Film Goes Others She]
You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything.
[ Anything Business Ever Film Gives Know Making]
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.
[ Believe Enough Filmmaker Going Good Got Movie Survive Well Won]
I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
[ Actors Because Early Film Films Had How Interest Love Play Silent Some Then Today Watch Would]
I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it.
[ Acting Did Fall Few Films Live Love Now Until Without]
I'm not a politician; I'm lucky to be a filmmaker and to be able to express myself through the films I make.
[ Able Express Filmmaker Films Lucky Make Myself Politician Through]
When I attack a role, be it TV, film or stage, the first thing I say is, I don't want to know anything. If it's good I don't want to hear it; if it's bad I don't want to hear it. The only thing either thing can do is distract me. I like to stay focused.
[ Anything Attack Bad Distract Either Film First Focused Good Hear Know Only Role Say Stage Stay Thing Tv Want]
It used to be you did TV or you did film. Now it's like a media blitz.
[ Blitz Did Film Media Now Tv Used]
There are many applications for which film is going to be better, for a very long time.
[ Applications Better Film Going Long Many Time Very Which]
We shot 'High School Musical' in eight weeks. I spent longer rehearsing for 'Hairspray' than filming 'High School Musical'.
[ Eight Filming Hairspray High Longer Musical Rehearsing School Shot Spent Than Weeks]
It was a scene I was really looking forward to, and one that I embraced, and when we were filming it, George got closer and closer and closer with that camera - he was practically up my nose for the final shot. So I knew it was a moment that I had to do my best to get right.
[ Best Camera Closer Embraced Filming Final Forward George Get Got Had Knew Looking Moment Nose Practically Really Right Scene Shot Up Were]
I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre.
[ Continue Film Hope Television Theatre Working]
Nudity, in the right way, can enhance a film or a TV program or a TV commercial. If it's done tastefully it can make it more of an interesting product.
[ Commercial Done Enhance Film Interesting Make More Nudity Product Program Right Tastefully Tv Way]
As we were leaving the Huron camp, it was awkward filming. I think that the Huron watching us was there to create tension - maybe we wouldn't get out. Nothing complicated.
[ Awkward Camp Complicated Create Filming Get Leaving Maybe Nothing Out Tension Think Us Watching Were]
Eventually, the state's funding covered only the stages leading to presenting a film project to potential funding bodies. It was enough to produce a script, indicate casting and put together a budget to present it all, but nothing beyond that.
[ Beyond Bodies Budget Casting Covered Enough Eventually Film Funding Indicate Leading Nothing Only Potential Present Presenting Produce Project Put Script Stages State Together]
Particularly in the final stages I always find that I'm rushed. It's dangerous when you're rushed in the editing stage, most of my early films are flawed in the cutting.
[ Always Cutting Dangerous Early Editing Films Final Find Flawed Most Particularly Rushed Stage Stages]
You see I don't like to be really too commercial about things but in this business you've just got to be commercial otherwise the films don't make money and you don't make films and as a long as a commodity is selling it's silly to kill it dead.
[ Business Commercial Commodity Dead Films Got Just Kill Long Make Money Otherwise Really See Selling Silly Things Too]
I could not do the film Spinal Tap because I was already at MTV and it was occupying all my time.
[ Already Because Could Film Mtv Occupying Spinal Tap Time]
I don't know what my favorite film of mine is... But I think the most important film I was in was 'Glory'.
[ Favorite Film Glory Important Know Mine Most Think]
In 2003, I had the pleasure of acting in three films.
[ Acting Films Had Pleasure Three]
I had seen the films out of World War II, the great 82nd Airborne, the 101st, and all of those of you in the greatest generation and the service that you had provided.
[ Films Generation Great Greatest Had Ii Out Provided Seen Service Those War World]
So it is fair enough that you are paying me what I ask for, because it is my name you are using to sell the film. If the producer gives me a guarantee that he will sell the film at a lower price to the distributors, fair enough, then I will charge less!
[ Ask Because Charge Distributors Enough Fair Film Gives Guarantee Less Lower Name Paying Price Producer Sell Then Using Will]
I've just been more interested in doing film right now and I don't want to go away from my family for six months, which was what I would have had to have done if I did the play on Broadway.
[ Away Been Broadway Did Doing Done Family Film Go Had Interested Just Months More Now Play Right Six Want Which Would]
Oh, it takes a lot for me to walk out of a film.
[ Film Lot Oh Out Takes Walk]
This role is more visible, and I grew up without a lot of that sort of modeling so I'm relieved and proud to have done this film.
[ Done Film Grew Lot Modeling More Proud Relieved Role Sort Up Visible Without]
I liked The Slipper and the Rose, as I have already mentioned, because it was such a lovely film to do.
[ Already Because Film Liked Lovely Mentioned Rose Slipper Such]
I'm a filmmaker, not a scientist.
[ Filmmaker Scientist]
It's also a question of finding good material and interesting roles. I'm not the only actress out there, and good parts just don't fall into your lap that easily. But I like most of the films I've made recently and so I'm pretty positive about the future.
[ Actress Also Easily Fall Films Finding Future Good Interesting Into Just Lap Made Material Most Only Out Parts Positive Pretty Question Recently Roles Your]
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.
[ Acting Because Completely Film Fun Other Outcome Project Really Responsible Television Working]
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.
[ Actually Being Documentaries Documentary Dramas Events Fictions Films Great Human Into Just Make Might Nature Novels Otherwise Situations Tell Tied Truth Us Well Without]
Other times you can get showy for three minutes, and that's OK with certain films. But that isn't right with an Ang Lee movie, you have to fit right in. You have to understand Ang, respect him and be part of the team and not be in charge of it - he is in charge of it.
[ Ang Certain Charge Films Fit Get Him Lee Minutes Movie Ok Other Part Respect Right Showy Team Three Times Understand]
I started acting when I was 13 in New York. Worked there for a couple years, then auditioned for a show there that was going to be filming here. Ended up coming out, getting the job and just staying.
[ Acting Auditioned Coming Couple Ended Filming Getting Going Here Job Just New Out Show Started Staying Then Up Worked Years York]
I 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.
[ Again Any Art Back Could Films Go Immediately Indeed Infinitely Looking Made Necessarily New Over See Should Space Things Think Time Way Ways Work]
I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal.
[ Anything Book Completely Confused Even Film Had Hadn How Idea Knew Line Making Man Occurred Proposal Single Story Written Yet]
Being an old radical, I like films like Spartacus. I could relate to the hero.
[ Being Could Films Hero Old Radical Relate]
My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
[ Desires Disciplined Expression Films Follow Instincts Momentary Way]
No I didn't audition, I didn't even know David Lynch till the week before I started the film.
[ Audition Before David Even Film Know Lynch Started Till Week]
I did that film just so I could kiss Robert Redford.
[ Could Did Film Just Kiss Redford Robert]
My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come.
[ Always Ambition Animation Chances Come Deep Desire Either Fairy Films Indian Krishna Music Mythological Provide Secret Something Sorts Still Tale Theme These Very]
It's funny how a film about a murderous old English toff can help you.
[ English Film Funny Help How Murderous Old]
Well, Barry, it's your film. So if it rises or falls, you're the man.
[ Barry Falls Film Man Rises Well Your]
And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
[ Acting Film Incredibly Just Mind Nature Slow Tedious]
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.
[ Animal Basically Borrowed Couple Film First Form House Later Orientation Scenes Set-Up Some Student Which]
I got involved in script development from the beginning. It was nice to see how a film gets made right from the beginning. It was quite hands-on for me.
[ Beginning Development Film Gets Got Hands-On Hands-On How Involved Made Nice Quite Right Script See]
Everything about filmmaking tries to distract you from that first fine rapturous vision you have of the film.
[ Distract Everything Film Filmmaking Fine First Tries Vision]
I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect.
[ Asked Enough Film Fortunate Got Hit Huge Lady Lucky Maria Mary Music Poppins Respect Same Sound Terribly]
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.
[ Also American Brazil Create Distributed Films Incentives Latin Laws New Now Versa Vice Which]
You definitely want to do the little films. They're always going to be harder, but you don't do them to make money. You do them so you can see what you can make with the research that you have.
[ Always Definitely Films Going Harder Little Make Money Research See Them Want]
Well, that was certainly - to me, until we could film in Charles' room, I didn't even want to bother filming anything else. And in fact, I did hold off and that was the first thing we filmed.
[ Anything Bother Certainly Charles Could Did Else Even Fact Film Filmed Filming First Hold Off Room Thing Until Want Well]
When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New York and realised that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them, it really opened up a lot of things for me.
[ Crab Ended Films Giant Had Left Lot Monsters New Ohio Opened Realised Really Them Things Up York]
Television has dried up for my generation, so it's plays and films.
[ Dried Films Generation Plays Television Up]
Being an actress is a very physical thing. If I didn't look the way I looked, I would never have started in films.
[ Actress Being Films Look Looked Never Physical Started Thing Very Way Would]
It certainly made a film writing career for me.
[ Career Certainly Film Made Writing]
Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
[ Expensive Film Highest Industry Most Risk World]
My good films were independent and my bad films were not.
[ Bad Films Good Independent Were]
After I learn more English, I'll work hard and make more films.
[ After English Films Hard Learn Make More Work]
Many people will say, well, clothes should be worn; but I think people can look at them in public, like seeing a film. I think museum exhibitions are very important.
[ Clothes Exhibitions Film Important Look Many Museum Public Say Seeing Should Them Think Very Well Will Worn]
I must stick with Chinese language films.
[ Chinese Films Language Must Stick]
I'm contemplating moving to London for a period of time. I've been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I'm really tired of it. I'm continually uninspired by what's being sent to me. Even by huge films that they're doing there. They're just awful.
[ Angeles Awful Been Being Contemplating Continually Doing Even Films Huge Just London Los Moving Period Really Sent Time Tired Uninspired Years]
15 years later, it's all the TV stars with the film deals, whether it's the cast of Friends or That '70s Show now with Ashton and other people doing stuff.
[ Cast Deals Doing Film Friends Later Now Other Show Stars Stuff Tv Whether Years]
I try to see my films just once. it's like a dream you've been through when it's been intense, and you just have to go through it once more just to make sure you've had it.
[ Been Dream Films Go Had Intense Just Make More Once See Sure Through Try]
I really liked doing a number of the projects and directors, and etc., etc., I knew about half-way through that I would never be doing that again. It's just not me. I really am happy as a part-time film composer, not a full-time film composer.
[ Again Am Composer Directors Doing Etc Film Full-Time Half-Way Happy Just Knew Liked Never Number Part-Time Projects Really Through Would]
Id like to do an action film or a dark sort of independent piece.
[ Action Dark Film Id Independent Piece Sort]
I regret not doing a film that I was offered with Clark Gable because the script was not good enough.
[ Because Clark Doing Enough Film Gable Good Offered Regret Script]
Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films.
[ American Asks Because Career Dream Films Hitchcock Independent Never Now Presents Production Right Schizophrenic See Showing Them Totally Work Would]
Phillip Harrison was the production designer, though, I think he's uncredited. He's done most of my films like Blue Thunder. Lots and lots over the years.
[ Blue Designer Done Films Harrison Lots Most Over Production Think Though Thunder Years]
Film is a lark to me - thank God I don't have to make a living from it.
[ Film God Lark Living Make Thank]
The challenge of film is making it right there at that moment, and then you get to move on.
[ Challenge Film Get Making Moment Move Right Then]
Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images.
[ Film Ideas Images Marry Opportunity Power Provides]
I'm going to be a great film star. That is, if booze and sex don't get me first.
[ Booze Film First Get Going Great Sex Star]
Jake Green isn't just Jake Green. Jake represents all of us. The colour green is the central column of the spectrum and the name Jake has all sorts of numerical values. All things come back to him within the film's world of cons and games.
[ Back Central Colour Column Come Cons Film Games Green Him Just Name Numerical Represents Sorts Spectrum Things Us Values Within World]
I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
[ Back Bringing Camera Film Future Instant Part Working]
This film "Hero" talks about the peace of Chinese people.
[ Chinese Film Hero Peace Talks]
You get used to being lazy doing films, but classical theatre's going to finish me off.
[ Being Classical Doing Films Finish Get Going Lazy Off Theatre Used]
This was all very new to me and I did not want to ruin his film! So we worked hard on that basis of confidence that is needed to collaborate comfortably.
[ Basis Collaborate Comfortably Confidence Did Film Hard His Needed New Ruin Very Want Worked]
Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts.
[ Books Construct Film Nowadays Scripts]
The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
[ Actors Always Charge Cheques Everything Film-Making Give Hard Own Responsible Sign Take Tell Thing Why Work Young Your]
You are not an active creator of the film.
[ Active Creator Film]
I haven't read a review of one of my films for the best part of 10 years.
[ Best Films Haven Part Read Review Years]
The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle.
[ Film Kept Luck Miracle Real Secretary Stroke Working]
Knowing what I do now, I don't know if I'd ever have the balls to go to film school, with no connections and no knowledge of the business side at all.
[ Balls Business Connections Ever Film Go Know Knowing Knowledge Now School Side]
The Sundance Institute has been vital to the film communities of Latin America.
[ America Been Communities Film Institute Latin Sundance Vital]
The public's nerves are raw and edgy. You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing.
[ Discreet Edgy Films Nerves Public Raw Showing Understanding]
I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
[ Been Big Box Consider Conventional Films Hollywood Market Marketed Mass Myself Never Office Really Star Studios]
She loses 50 pounds in the film, and goes from fairly sane to totally out of her mind. So for the first part of the film I was wearing a 40 pound fat suit, which is very, very uncomfortable. But the worst part was the neck.
[ Fairly Fat Film First Goes Her Loses Mind Neck Out Part Pound Pounds Sane She Suit Totally Uncomfortable Very Wearing Which Worst]
I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role.
[ Before Even Fact Filming Had January June Knew Months Next October Phantom Role Sang Singing Started Through Two Way]
With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
[ Author Best Bring Characters Film Intentions Life Try Understand]
I feel very proud that we have managed to stay together. In these forty years we have made forty-six films. Each one has brought a certain name and contribution to cinema.
[ Brought Certain Cinema Contribution Each Feel Films Forty Made Managed Name Proud Stay These Together Very Years]
I've concentrated for a long time on English films because I've got two kids but my oldest son is 11 and I think I'm going to be away for about four months of year now.
[ Away Because Concentrated English Films Four Going Got Kids Long Months Now Oldest Son Think Time Two Year]
I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.
[ Bond Cannot Care Character Connected Films Good Had Happens Him Interest Long Points Their]
Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
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There are a thousand weird untold stories in the Australian film industry, this has been one of them.
[ Australian Been Film Industry Stories Them Thousand Untold Weird]
I go by the role pretty much. And I think the only genre I haven't gotten to do but I'd love to is a western, but no one has ever asked me to do that. Unfortunately they are very few and far between these days, but that is one type of film I'd love to do.
[ Asked Between Days Ever Far Few Film Genre Go Gotten Haven Love Much Only Pretty Role These Think Type Unfortunately Very Western]
United Artists wanted to do records with me. I had no idea, what a rare thing that was... to make an album. And they put a guy with me working on songs, and I got busy with films. I just kind of let it slide. Isn't that amazing?
[ Album Amazing Artists Busy Films Got Guy Had Idea Just Kind Make Put Rare Records Slide Songs Thing United Wanted Working]
I read the comics long before I was ever involved with the films.
[ Before Comics Ever Films Involved Long Read]
All these horror movies are slasher film now. I like them, they're fun, but they wink at the audience and you're really not terrified through the movie.
[ Audience Film Fun Horror Movie Movies Now Really Slasher Terrified Them These Through Wink]
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.
[ Artistry Box Course Excellent Exceptions Famous Films Great Hollywood Judging Made Making Office Pictures Press Reflect Returns Reviews Some Still These Throughout Which World]
I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first.
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
I feel that David took a risk with me. I have a sense that by starting off in the theatre and going off to do films you are seen to sell out in some way. I don't hold truck with that, but you can't stop people from feeling it.
[ David Feel Feeling Films Going Hold Off Out Risk Seen Sell Sense Some Starting Stop Theatre Took Truck Way]
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique.
[ Always Between Each Film Given Hopefully Image Instrumentation Musical Own Relationship Say Sound Unique Voice Which]
I'd always tried not to worry about the size of the role or the size of the film.
[ Always Film Role Size Tried Worry]
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.
[ 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]
An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.
[ Actor Film Larger Never Should Than]
And sometimes I do films so my daughter can see me work.
[ Daughter Films See Sometimes Work]
And it's not only films, I'm pretty unaware of anything that's going on in popular culture right now.
[ Anything Culture Films Going Now Only Popular Pretty Right Unaware]
Then all of a sudden, Quentin Tarantino comes along and puts a song from 40 years ago in one of his films and they've suddenly discovered you. That was a real gift that Quentin gave me.
[ Ago Along Comes Discovered Films Gave Gift His Puts Quentin Real Song Sudden Suddenly Tarantino Then Years]
I worked for Sam Peckinpah on quite a bit of action in his films, and he got excited once in a while.
[ Action Bit Excited Films Got His Once Quite Sam While Worked]
There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky.
[ Aspect Because Bit Feminist Films Refused Some Were]
In any art movement, the art has to move into a new phase - a filmmaker has a desire to make a film that is not like a previous film.
[ Any Art Desire Film Filmmaker Into Make Move Movement New Phase Previous]
There are two types of films - one made by the big-time producers, the other is low budget stuff made by some producers who make films for the heck of it, they complete their films for small amounts, sell it at low costs with almost no publicity.
[ Almost Amounts Big-Time Budget Complete Costs Films Heck Low Made Make Other Producers Publicity Sell Small Some Stuff Their Two Types]
I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film.
[ Favourite Film Lots Memories Say]
We did one pilot for FOX which was about this couple that moves to a town, and we play everyone in the entire town. So it was like a Peter Sellers film.
[ Couple Did Entire Everyone Film Fox Moves Peter Pilot Play Sellers Town Which]
I never saw film stars at home. We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool.
[ Cook Film Had Home Maid Never Pool Saw Stars Swimming]
I mean, it was a mummy movie. It was a good film independent of its source. It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia on steroids in a lot of ways.
[ Arabia Film Good Independent Lawrence Looks Lot Mean Movie Mummy Source Steroids Ways]
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white.
[ Accept Actor Black Film Ford Giant Good His John Learn Looks More Poet Politics Watch Wayne White]
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.
[ Actually Called Cannibal Comedy Elements Film First Girls Goofy Horror Kind Movie Something Sounds Spoof Then Which]
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.
[ After Because Before Capable Did Direct Directing Directors Film Frida Inspired Julie Models Motivated Offered Role Said Seeing She Then Woman]
But, you know, when I choose a film I need to believe in it and believe I can do something special with it, and after a while that means not trying to judge or analyze why I should do it. You have to follow this intuition thing, which is a mystery to me.
[ After Analyze Believe Choose Film Follow Intuition Judge Know Means Mystery Need Should Something Special Thing Trying Which While Why]
The work I did in Vertigo meant nothing if no one cared about the movie. Luckily, Vertigo had a revival and people had begun to recognize there was something special and it gained in reputation. But it just as well could have ended up rotting in film cans somewhere.
[ Begun Cans Cared Could Did Ended Film Gained Had Just Luckily Meant Movie Nothing Recognize Reputation Revival Rotting Something Somewhere Special Up Vertigo Well Work]
Pain is temporary, film is forever.
[ Film Forever Pain Temporary]
There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then turning around and playing someone sweet. Films give you this opportunity.
[ Around Bad Better Films Girl Give Months Nothing Opportunity Playing Someone Sweet Than Then Turning Two]
For the first two weeks of filming, I remember bristling at some of the occurrences on the set, none of which directly involved me. Then I surrendered to the environment, to Michael's method, and became much happier, even though no one knew what to expect.
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In film, you are a totally different person than in the video.
[ Different Film Person Than Totally Video]
My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
Most film directors do not come up with their own subjects or write their own screenplays.
[ Come Directors Film Most Own Screenplays Subjects Their Up Write]
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.
[ Enjoy Film Hate How Independent Industry Itself Knew Know Movies Much Nothing Them Watch]
Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award. Movies
[ Award Few Film Focus Foreign Out Scenes Shoot Want Win]
I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so.
[ Actor Actually Allowed Available Big Care Certain Character Easier Ever Films Friends Happy Having Hollywood Lead Leading Men Only Place Play Projects Slip Someone Their Type Variety Wider]
I like all Jim Carrey films. They're really funny.
[ Carrey Films Funny Jim Really]
I'm just ah, actually developing a tv show for HBO, and I'm directing a film this summer, and actually I'm doing some live shows out in western Canada.
[ Actually Ah Canada Developing Directing Doing Film Hbo Just Live Out Show Shows Some Summer Tv Western]
Playing in front of an audience was just such a turn-on for me, and you have 200 people in the audience and it's like doing live theater. And filming something that goes to millions of people several weeks later, it's an interesting dynamic.
[ Audience Doing Dynamic Filming Front Goes Interesting Just Later Live Millions Playing Several Something Such Theater Weeks]
But it's just that the whole country is making generally lousy films these days and has been for quite a while. That's the big problem that we all have to think about.
[ Been Big Country Days Films Generally Just Lousy Making Problem Quite These Think While Whole]
But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult - and it's very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder.
[ Agony Always Been Course Difficult Disappearing Distracting Film Getting Got Harder Last Making Money Movie Nobody Paid Process Spider Things Think Very]
The mecca of filmmaking in the world just so happens to be in America. It's quite simply a case of us just going where the work is.
[ America Case Filmmaking Going Happens Just Mecca Quite Simply Us Where Work World]
As long as a film stays unmade, the book is entirely yours, it belongs to the writer. As soon as you make it into a film, suddenly more people see it than have ever read the book.
[ Belongs Book Entirely Ever Film Into Long Make More Read See Soon Stays Suddenly Than Unmade Writer Yours]
Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire.
[ Big Everyone Film Goes Hit Sometimes Starts Thinking Would]
It's not scary to make a horror film because you get to pull back the curtain and see that none of it's real. When you're watching one, the terror bombards you.
[ Back Because Curtain Film Get Horror Make None Pull Real Scary See Terror Watching]
Nobody would want to leave that film to go get high.
[ Film Get Go High Leave Nobody Want Would]
I read cover to cover every jazz publication that I could and in the New York Times, every single day reading their jazz reviews even though I didn't put them in the films. I wanted to know what is going on.
[ Could Cover Day Even Every Films Going Jazz Know New Publication Put Read Reading Reviews Single Their Them Though Times Wanted York]
Films are always pretentious. There's nothing more pretentious than a filmmaker.
[ Always Filmmaker Films More Nothing Pretentious Than]
It was in New York, and I've always wanted to film in New York. And the writer was a teenage friend of mine. We did youth theatre together when we were 16 and always had a dream of making a film together. And ten years later, we've done it. So it's great.
[ Always Did Done Dream Film Friend Great Had Later Making Mine New Teenage Ten Theatre Together Wanted Were Writer Years York Youth]
You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it's not a concern of mine.
[ Concern Film Know Make Mine Pleases Trying]
Films must all have the same structure. All of this to guarantee box office bonanza, which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely.
[ Another Box Course Discussion Does Entirely Films Guarantee Must Never Office Same Structure Which]
Justin Timberlake is terrific in this film. I told him it's time to stop singing.
[ Film Him Justin Singing Stop Terrific Timberlake Time Told]
In films, the fact that you can always do a scene again takes a load off your mind, enabling you to strive for perfection, which I always wanted.
[ Again Always Enabling Fact Films Load Mind Off Perfection Scene Strive Takes Wanted Which Your]
You live for those really great scenes where you almost feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed on the script pages and been raised to another level.
[ Almost Another Been Beyond Feel Film Gone Great Level Live Pages Printed Raised Really Scenes Script Those Where]
Sometimes I have a great day of filming and sometimes the theater strikes me better. It just depends.
[ Better Day Depends Filming Great Just Sometimes Strikes Theater]
I knew by heart all the dialogue of James Dean's films; I could watch Rebel Without a Cause a hundred times over.
[ Cause Could Dean Dialogue Films Heart Hundred James Knew Over Rebel Times Watch Without]
In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story.
[ Characters Community Film Important Independent Involve More Smaller Stories Story Tend]
We're still working out the details, but I'd be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U.S. by Dec. 20.
[ Been Busy Dec Delighted Details Extended Film Moment Month Need Out Problem Schedule Shooting Still Working]
I'm not fond of any of my films in an intimate way, but Gregory's Girl would be number 4 on my list.
[ Any Films Fond Girl Gregory Intimate List Number Way Would]
I am not interested in considering another TV series. This one was a wonderful experience which will be hard to top, and It's caused me to turn down several good film opportunities because of the schedule.
[ Am Another Because Caused Considering Down Experience Film Good Hard Interested Opportunities Schedule Series Several Top Turn Tv Which Will Wonderful]
I like songs and film because you can turn your life into a sort of myth or dream.
[ Because Dream Film Into Life Myth Songs Sort Turn Your]
I find the most interesting and most daring scripts tend to be for independent films.
[ Daring Films Find Independent Interesting Most Scripts Tend]
I think ultimately if you have a very high expectation of your audience and you know exactly what it is you're trying to express through the medium of film, there will always be an audience for you.
[ Always Audience Exactly Expectation Express Film High Know Medium Think Through Trying Ultimately Very Will Your]
It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to talk about the film because he's such a shy person. He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say.
[ Because Bob Film Generally Get Interesting Knows Likes Person Process Really Say Shy Something Such Talk Trying]
The structural thinking I use in the concert hall is unnecessary to most film projects, and most film composers make better use of the enormous range of pop and other materials and techniques required of them than I probably would, faced with the same challenge.
[ Better Challenge Composers Concert Enormous Faced Film Hall Make Materials Most Other Pop Probably Projects Range Required Same Structural Techniques Than Them Thinking Unnecessary Use Would]
There's such good people out there where there filmmaking world is alive.
[ Alive Filmmaking Good Out Such Where World]
My films do have characters who have trouble escaping the world around them.
[ Around Characters Escaping Films Them Trouble World]
I have a love interest in every one of my films: a gun. Funny
[ Every Films Gun Interest Love]
As far as I know, if you take your time, write a good script and make a good film, then give the audience time, they will accept it.
[ Accept Audience Far Film Give Good Know Make Script Take Then Time Will Write Your]
I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed.
[ Access Because Consumed Disgusting Film Going Media Now Our Out Over Powerful Put Really Take These Writing]
That's why I'm really trying to produce my own stuff. This film was so good, because I produced it myself, and developed it, and made it with New Line, which is a smaller studio, so I was in control of a lot of stuff that I wasn't in control of for my other films.
[ Because Control Developed Film Films Good Line Lot Made Myself New Other Own Produce Produced Really Smaller Studio Stuff Trying Which Why]
Of all the Jedis I saw in the film, Yoda's the only one I like.
[ Film Only Saw Yoda]
The more sincere I could be, the better it would be for the film.
[ Better Could Film More Sincere Would]
When I watch a film I get swept away. I don't really watch the camera.
[ Away Camera Film Get Really Swept Watch]
I've been taking my time now between projects looking for stuff that has a little bit more substance, that isn't surface. Some of the films that I've done in the past really were surface.
[ Been Between Bit Done Films Little Looking More Now Past Projects Really Some Stuff Substance Surface Taking Time Were]
I can't remember what the last film I saw was, as I can't smoke or drink in cinemas.
[ Cinemas Drink Film Last Remember Saw Smoke]
Film editing is now something almost everyone can do at a simple level and enjoy it, but to take it to a higher level requires the same dedication and persistence that any art form does.
[ Almost Any Art Dedication Does Editing Enjoy Everyone Film Form Higher Level Now Persistence Requires Same Simple Something Take]
I'm not in the advertising business, but I think it would be very nice if people went to see the film Hamlet, because it was made with love and integrity.
[ Advertising Because Business Film Hamlet Integrity Love Made Nice See Think Very Went Would]
I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work.
[ Action Film Gets Going Good Involved Itself Just Makes Story Think Work]
I mean they're making remakes of my films and I'm not even dead yet! Why would you want to make a remake?
[ Dead Even Films Make Making Mean Remake Remakes Want Why Would Yet]
I kind of worry about that a little bit - we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn't show any Australian films.
[ Americans Any Australian Because Bit Bought Came Chains Cinema Culture Film Films Kind Little Lost Our Show Up Worry Years]
I don't see a film industry in Germany. They have a great TV culture, but how many German films are really exciting?
[ Culture Exciting Film Films German Germany Great How Industry Many Really See Tv]
Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist.
[ Actually Based Because Changes Film Goes How Interesting Mental Protagonist Something State Style Time Very]
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.
[ Bass Being Down Filmed Fish Florida How Jerry Learned Movie Orlando Plays Reed Taught Villain Where]
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.
[ Art Basically Century Early Film Frozen History Into Medium Once Same Survived Technology Time Were]
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.
[ Actually Anything Deal End Film Go Out Owe Own Really Reprint Then Want]
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are.
[ Although Always Characters Critics Films Importance Lack Many Obvious Plot Plots Primary Rather Say Start Than Think Very Which Would]
The secret to film is that it's an illusion. Movies
[ Film Illusion Secret]
I grew up certain for a while that I was going to be an anthropologist, until film turned my head.
[ Anthropologist Certain Film Going Grew Head Turned Until Up While]
Directing a film was something I was yearning to do. I always wanted to see if I had the capacity to be a good storyteller.
[ Always Capacity Directing Film Good Had See Something Storyteller Wanted Yearning]
Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty... embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies of people who have never met them.
[ Cut Embarrassed Fantasies Figures Film Met Never Pleasure Resorts Royalty Stars Them]
The least consideration of any film I've ever worked on is who is right for it.
[ Any Consideration Ever Film Least Right Worked]
Even The Impostors, as silly as it is, is a very intimate film, in a way.
[ Even Film Intimate Silly Very Way]
Film spectators are quiet vampires. Movies
[ Film Quiet Spectators Vampires]
And friends of mine that had photography class in high school would develop the film and make prints and I'd take them back to the track and give 'em away or try and sell them. Much to my parents' dismay, I majored in photography in college.
[ Away Back Class College Develop Dismay Em Film Friends Give Had High Majored Make Mine Much Parents Photography Prints School Sell Take Them Track Try Would]
I love the art of acting, and I love film, because you always have anther chance if you want it. You know, if we - if this isn't going well, you can't say - well, you could say - let's stop. Let's start over again, Gene, because you were too nervous.
[ Acting Again Always Art Because Chance Could Film Gene Going Know Love Nervous Over Say Start Stop Too Want Well Were]
I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork.
[ Am Because Filmmaking How Illusion Much Smart Teamwork Too Ultimately Under]
The thing is, I'm a very practical filmmaker.
[ Filmmaker Practical Thing Very]
My choices in films are spontaneous.
[ Choices Films Spontaneous]
I prefer to write music for family films. I like people.
[ Family Films Music Prefer Write]
I take more jobs when I need more money, if I'm investing in films. I take fewer when I don't. Or if something really good comes along, I usually find a way to do a good job on it in the time that I've got.
[ Along Comes Fewer Films Find Good Got Investing Job Jobs Money More Need Really Something Take Time Usually Way]
I really want to do more mature, artistic, twisted, edgy films. That is my goal.
[ Artistic Edgy Films Goal Mature More Really Twisted Want]
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.
[ Best Cycle Depressing Doing End Extra Field Film Just Make Making Myself Pretty Thought Train Trying Wanted Way Within Work Write]
Mr. Disney and his staff were constantly scouting for great stories to bring to life on film.
[ Bring Constantly Disney Film Great His Life Mr Scouting Staff Stories Were]
At HBO, they seem to be well-informed. They make what I think are really quite mature films.
[ Films Hbo Make Mature Quite Really Seem Think Well-Informed]
Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films.
[ Actually Allows Americans Audience Conveys Epic Films Lacking Listen Native Normally Receive Respect Second Spielberg Tale Their Western Wisdom]
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.
[ Act Clothes Documentary Films Nudity Off Performance Personally]
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.
[ Beautiful Best Between Create Criticism Dream Film Films German Hollywood Make Powerful Quo Something Status Such Thing Think Union Wonderful Would]
I think you get out of film school what you put into it. If you don't care about making movies, film school will do you no good.
[ Care Film Get Good Into Making Movies Out Put School Think Will]
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.
[ Am Benefit Brutal Cost-Effective Day End Film Getting Hour Hours Shoot Strictly Such Think Understand Up Why Worth Would]
I feel safe in saying this, and that is that Peter Weir is without a doubt one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. I'd open a door in a movie for him if he asked me to.
[ Asked Door Doubt Feel Filmmakers Greatest Him Movie Open Peter Safe Saying Time Without]
Every single art form is involved in film, in a way. Movies
[ Art Every Film Form Involved Single Way]
There's nothing gratuitous about my films.
[ Films Gratuitous Nothing]
But I don't have such a strong desire to need to get away from filmmaking.
[ Away Desire Filmmaking Get Need Strong Such]
From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman.
[ Actor Actors Any Apart Films Gene Guild Hackman More Other Screen Shot Than]
Film is fragmented and gets into lots of other people's hands. There are a lot of pleasures that theatre gives me. You get to perform uninterrupted.
[ Film Fragmented Get Gets Gives Hands Into Lot Lots Other Perform Pleasures Theatre Uninterrupted]
Life came in and put me in front of the camera before I could really make a decision, but I think I probably would have gravitated to film.
[ Before Came Camera Could Decision Film Front Gravitated Life Make Probably Put Really Think Would]
It didn't get into Sundance although I showed a rough cut which is a mistake to all filmmakers out there.
[ Although Cut Filmmakers Get Into Mistake Out Rough Showed Sundance Which]
That's what I like about Neil Jordan's films: everyone is better at what they do than you are.
[ Better Everyone Films Jordan Neil Than]
If a film is very clever and well-written, that's what gives you freedom as a director.
[ Clever Director Film Freedom Gives Very Well-Written]
I did a film very quickly, and then a lot of work for television, and then I did stage work.
[ Did Film Lot Quickly Stage Television Then Very Work]
When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays.
[ Alienated Alienation Colleagues Contact Feelings Films Kind Many More Much Nowadays Our Stop Think Today Where]
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.
[ Actors Became Constraints Could Essence Film Make Million Never Power Same Sony Sound Stage]
I think because I've maintained my residence in New York, those kinds of films have been more accessible.
[ Accessible Because Been Films Kinds Maintained More New Residence Think Those York]
I don't think that digital photography is romantic yet. It's not sympathetic the way that film is.
[ Digital Film Photography Romantic Sympathetic Think Way Yet]
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.
[ Actually Also Assist Filmmakers Here Independent Needs Non-Commercial Predominantly Production Support Their]
I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn't have the pressure they have if the word wasn't out about how expensive they were.
[ Because Bit Expensive Filmmakers Films How Larger Little Note Out Pressure Should Start Studios Think Tuck Were Word]
I turned down twelve films last year... Huge money films, but I had no respect for the writer or the work.
[ Down Films Had Huge Last Money Respect Turned Twelve Work Writer Year]
There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
[ Architecture Arts Creative Design Economy Engineering Entrepreneur Filmmaking Interest Into Lot Modern-Day Music Now Software Theatre Think Version]
Apparently I work for free, look at some of the independent films I've done.
[ Apparently Done Films Free Independent Look Some Work]
There are no black film composers doing the likes of Star Wars, doing the likes of E.T., doing the likes of Jurassic Park. There are none, nor will there ever be one. That ain't about to happen!
[ Black Composers Doing Ever Film Happen Jurassic Likes None Nor Park Star Wars Will]
The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it.
[ Amount Cable Companies Computer Designers Enormous Ensure Fact Film Game Going Hardware Know Make Manufacturers Marches Money Studios Thing]
I chose films made by people I wanted to work with, about subject matter I thought was intriguing.
[ Chose Films Intriguing Made Matter Subject Thought Wanted Work]
In musical theater you have to be very big and very animated, while film and television are more toned down.
[ Animated Big Down Film More Musical Television Theater Toned Very While]
On a Chinese film you just give orders, no one questions you. Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell them why you want to do it a certain way, and they argue with you. Democracy.
[ Argue Certain Chinese Convince Democracy Film Give Here Just Orders Questions Tell Them Want Way Why]
I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors.
[ Actors Chore Experimental Filmmaker Films Made Major Relate These Thought]
So I feel a responsibility to help first-time film-makers in Brazil, but also to increase the dialogue between film cultures which are really wonderful and so much closer to us than what we do see on our screens.
[ Also Between Brazil Closer Cultures Dialogue Feel Film Film-Makers First-Time Help Increase Much Our Really Responsibility Screens See Than Us Which Wonderful]
I have always done films with friends rather than strangers.
[ Always Done Films Friends Rather Strangers Than]
Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.
[ Alone Better Dead Film Horror House Most Movies Much Out Than Today]
This will be the fourth time I've seen this film. I'm very proud of it and I think it's a great movie for women of any age. And almost every single man I've talked to has admitted to crying.
[ Admitted Age Almost Any Crying Every Film Fourth Great Man Movie Proud Seen Single Talked Think Time Very Will Women]
I 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.
[ Audience Cinema Did Entertaining Film Hopefully Long Make Mouth Offer Out Own Sake See Show Suggests Their Those Want Wanted Will Word]
I didn't go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque, and there it opened up even wider because there I saw a variety of films from all over the world.
[ Because Classes Ended Even Films Go Opened Over Saw Up Variety Wider World]
Most horror films fail to scare me. I think "The Ring" plays more as a psychological thriller. It's smarter, there's more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper.
[ Character Deeper Development Explored Fail Films Go Horror Little More Most Plays Psychological Ring Scare Smarter Some Themes Think Thriller]
I don't consider myself to be particularly gifted in the way that other filmmakers are gifted.
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I was never a villain on the stage. I always played strong, sympathetic types. My first stage role with a speaking part, believe it or not, was as a priest. It wasn't until I began acting in films that the producers and directors saw me primarily as a bizarre villain.
[ Acting Always Began Believe Bizarre Directors Films First Never Part Played Priest Primarily Producers Role Saw Speaking Stage Strong Sympathetic Types Until Villain]
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.
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The lowest budget U.S. films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet.
[ Better Budget Films Lowest Shooting Ten Than Tibet Times]
We started filming in 1993 which was only four years after the fall of communism. The difference in Budapest over the last five years has been remarkable.
[ After Been Budapest Communism Difference Fall Filming Five Four Last Only Over Remarkable Started Which Years]
If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think.
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It's becoming increasingly harder and harder; there's no such thing as independent film anymore. There aren't any, they don't exist. In the old days you could go and get a certain amount of the budget with foreign sales, now everybody wants a marketable angle.
[ Amount Angle Any Anymore Becoming Budget Certain Could Days Everybody Exist Film Foreign Get Go Harder Increasingly Independent Marketable Now Old Sales Such Thing Wants]
I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie.
[ Beyond Criticism Film Made Mean Modest Movie Think Very]
I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself.
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
Just in the past few years - since I've been making movies, which isn't a very long time - you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren't even.
[ Been Box Culture Even Fascinated Few Filmmakers Informed Just Long Making Movies Now Office Past Since Sometimes Time Very Way Weren Which Years]
As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!
[ Actor Does Filmmaker Genre Get Just Love Much Trapped Typecast]
We had the guys from X Men 2 do the cameras. They had a 360 camera that would go from one car, up in the air and over to another car in a continuous shot while the film was still rolling, going 90 mph.
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Most of the films I've done were ruined in the postproduction, not during filming.
[ Done During Filming Films Most Ruined Were]
I've had three novels published, and I was working a little bit in theater in Ireland. I wrote one film script just to see what it would turn out like.
[ Bit Film Had Ireland Just Little Novels Out Published Script See Theater Three Turn Working Would Wrote]
And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema. I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw, all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
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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.
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I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.
[ Adult Content Extremely Films Graphic Historical Matter Necessarily Nobody Now Producing Racial Right See Subject Terms Think Violence Wants]
I'll tell you, I think that the Internet has provided an enormous boost to film criticism by giving people an opportunity to self publish or to find sites that are friendly.
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But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is.
[ Being Cast Contribution Director Film Fit Going Into Literary Off Page Roles Stuff Take Those Writer]
I said I did not know enough about UNICEF to handle a press conference and she said they would not want to talk about it they would only want to talk about films.
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I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films.
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Well, I think that a lot of times when you're working on a film, there aren't really opportunities to get to know all the people you have to work with.
[ Film Get Know Lot Opportunities Really Think Times Well Work Working]
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.
[ Arts Australian Battle Commission Each Film Funding Gets More National Predominantly Should Therefore Us Vicious Year]
A film's success or failure is strictly on the director's shoulders.
[ Director Failure Film Shoulders Strictly Success]
And so I love films that are kind of rural in atmosphere. And you know, it's just a nice place to be day after day. All be it, it can be hard, it can be hard work. You can get hot.
[ After Atmosphere Day Films Get Hard Hot Just Kind Know Love Nice Place Rural Work]
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?"
[ Actress Cameos Cannot Doing Fact Films Know Last Love Many Mean Myself Now Old Opportunities Picture Position Privileged Right Saying Stop Woman Working]
Mystery Men you can take grandma, you can take everyone to see this film.
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There's so many things I want to do. I want to work with great filmmakers, great actors, great scripts. And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that, because I'm 24, I don't have a family, I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous.
[ Actors Anything Because Dying Family Famous Filmmakers Get Great Make Many Money Need Reason Scripts Short Things Tons Want Work]
I mean, I've been in a hundred and fifty films; I don't want to just sit around and talk about things.
[ Around Been Fifty Films Hundred Just Mean Sit Talk Things Want]
I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody, they can't. But what they have to be is recognisable. I don't equate myself with a master painter, but I think you can recognise my films.
[ Equate Everybody Films Glad Going Master Movies Myself Painter Please Recognisable Recognise Think]
Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater.
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Well, I don't know what they'll turn out to be, but I'm working on a film of Kon Tiki.
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Working on a film, you don't get time to develop rivalries, but the theatre is like a little village, and the differences between me, Lionel and Georgia grew.
[ Between Develop Differences Film Georgia Get Grew Lionel Little Rivalries Theatre Time Village Working]
The film of tomorrow appears to me as even more personal than an individual and autobiographical novel, like a confession, or a diary.
[ Appears Autobiographical Confession Diary Even Film Individual More Novel Personal Than Tomorrow]
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.
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Music is a very integral part of the film, but it will not be as full of music as a Bollywood film.
[ Film Full Integral Music Part Very Will]
Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films. But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market.
[ Banks Deal Dependent Disney Films Foreign Gave Great Had Heavily Him Made Market Money Next Snow Such Three White]
But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach.
[ Also Approach Approaching Bach Because Film Just Music Piano Really Schubert Soul Studying Technical Towards Way]
I'd rather do theater and British films than move to LA in hopes of getting small roles in American films.
[ American British Films Getting Hopes La Move Rather Roles Small Than Theater]
We have to look forward and keep filming new films and not get stuck in the past.
[ Filming Films Forward Get Keep Look New Past Stuck]
I'm not going to spend two years on a film or four years on an opera if I don't feel like I can put my own self into it. That doesn't mean it has to be about myself.
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It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
Quite a few movies are starting to film in Florida.
[ Few Film Florida Movies Quite Starting]
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.
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It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.
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Theater to me is acting but it's more real on film.
[ Acting Film More Real Theater]
It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that's out of the question.
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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.
[ Allen Become Broadway Bullets Director Enjoyed Feel Film Hack His Last Love Only Over Used Woody Years]
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.
[ Any Best Films Good Just Make Many Movie Now Par Preceded Seen Will]
Most of the animated films I watched, the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music, the hand actions, the sighs.
[ Actions Animated Canned Emotions Films Hand Most Music Sighs Watched]
Who's ever going to write a film in which I get the girl? Me!
[ Ever Film Get Girl Going Which Write]
I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film.
[ Distant Film Going Grabbing Location Love Wife]
All these directors, and I would include the Coen brothers and Quentin, have a very unique vision of what they want. They listen to ideas and make people feel like everyone is making the film.
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Or certainly I would need time - which I would love to have but there almost never is on a film - to just spend a week with a roomful of guys laying down these patterns.
[ Almost Certainly Down Film Guys Just Laying Love Need Never Patterns Roomful Spend These Time Week Which Would]
Actually, after the release of the Bond film, the producers came back to me to offer me another one, but I didn't have any juice left for an immediate encore.
[ Actually After Another Any Back Bond Came Film Immediate Juice Left Offer Producers Release]
If you take 2001: A Space Odyssey as an example of somebody who creates a new language in film by what he was able to accomplish with art direction, photography, lighting, etc., it is still a gold standard for science fiction.
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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.
[ Afghan Community Cooperation Cover Ethnic Film Groups Iran Itself Lack Living None Participate Problem Though Together Under Were Willing Women Work]
I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday!
[ Been Consistently Faring Films Friday Glad Rather Stray Than Well]
There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.
[ Career Closely Enslavement Film Occupation Other Star World]
A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together.
[ Close Come Ending Film Good Make Opening Provide Together]
It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film.
[ Ago Bruce Doing Film Funny Guy Hughes Into John Kid Movies Only Remember Television Years]
I started to shortcircuit because I had high aspirations for the film. I never told anybody that.
[ Anybody Aspirations Because Film Had High Never Started Told]
I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me.
[ Accent Because Character Different Film Myself Olivia Play Quite Similar Something Would]
The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are.
[ Crisis Discovering Father Film Finds Goes His Identity Joe Mother Once Out Parents Relationship Them Through]
On film you put all your energies into a single glance.
[ Energies Film Glance Into Put Single Your]
You see, I have many friends in the Hindi film industry.
[ Film Friends Hindi Industry Many See]
A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something.
[ Experience Feel Film Motivate Should Something]
Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film.
[ Film Get Girl Least Make Through Yeah]
Most films are written and made with a hero around 35, or even 25.
[ Around Even Films Hero Made Most Written]
Film scores are often based on short themes, and it helps if you've got some way of developing these themes and making them sometimes last 4 minutes and sometimes last 40 seconds. One ends up doing it subconsciously.
[ Based Developing Doing Ends Film Got Helps Last Making Minutes Often Scores Seconds Short Some Sometimes Subconsciously Them Themes These Up Way]
That's what's nice about directing a film and having it done: There's nothing more I can do about it. It's done. That's it. All I can do is let it go and hope that people are kind to it.
[ Directing Done Film Go Having Hope Kind More Nice Nothing]
I wanted to do - there was this film called 'Magic' that Anthony Hopkins did. And the director wanted me. The writer wanted me. Joe Levine said no, I don't want any comedians in this.
[ Anthony Any Called Comedians Did Director Film Hopkins Joe Levine Magic Said Want Wanted Writer]
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.
[ Body Convey Creating Emotion Film Life Modelling Only Perhaps Picture Silent Something Still Using Your]
American films are terribly popular all over the world and American movie stars are terribly important. I don't know why.
[ American Films Important Know Movie Over Popular Stars Terribly Why World]
I really would have been stupid not to have done it. It was also a film that was actually happening, I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it. And once I read the script, I was there.
[ Actually Also Been Doing Done Film Had Happening Kind Legitimacy Mean Miramax Once Read Really Script Stupid Would]
Obviously in Art of Noise, I'm just part of the group, and when I do film scores, it's always in collaboration with the director and other people involved.
[ Always Art Collaboration Director Film Group Involved Just Noise Obviously Other Part Scores]
Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago.
[ Ago Duty Festival Few Film Jury Well Years]
It's an entire industry focusing on young male viewers that want action and violence. They sell us something that isn't valid. They're selling films like a product.
[ Action Entire Films Focusing Industry Male Product Sell Selling Something Us Valid Viewers Violence Want Young]
If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.
[ Different Films Locked Outlet Probably Sides Up Would]
Every time I hear, Cut. Print, something cold and electrical goes off in my head, because I'm never going to change that film.
[ Because Change Cold Cut Electrical Every Film Goes Going Head Hear Never Off Print Something Time]
Yeah, Dundee was great. It was a great film. I fell in love with my Mexican wife on Dundee.
[ Fell Film Great Love Mexican Wife Yeah]
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.
[ Allowed Also Being Circus Fear Films General Hammer Influenced Movies Shown Think Those Vampire Vampires Watch Were]
A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.
[ Almost Buys Filmmaker Freedom Himself Novelist Paper Same Some]
If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film.
[ Action Appreciation Becomes Cgi Dress Film Guess Performance Role Story Take Then Understanding]
Filmmaking can be a fine art.
[ Art Filmmaking Fine]
Kubrick's films have life - they just never die.
[ Die Films Just Kubrick Life Never]
I am hoping to film another ad in the summer for Carte Noire.
[ Ad Am Another Carte Film Hoping Summer]
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.
[ 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]
I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
[ Acting Another Anybody Blame Concentrate Decided Film Give Going Myself Result Singing Three Two Up Years]
To me, it's a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
[ Drag Film Him Moral Now See Son Teenager Very Were Would]
I'd love to work in America, some of my favourite films come from America.
[ America Come Favourite Films Love Some Work]
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.
[ Although Couple Episodes Feature Film Forever Fun Good Had Made Making Once Only Put Run Seems Series Take Them Together Were While]
When people approach me about my films it is usually to tell me how much they hate them.
[ Approach Films Hate How Much Tell Them Usually]
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.
[ Base Dirty Films Get Great Highest Make Messages Moral More Movies Producers Themes Trying Uplifting]
In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film.
[ Building Control Evening Film Go Performance Point Progresses Relinquish Theater Your]
It's a great thriller or mystery, but on another level it's a film about the fact that, if you only look at a person through one lens, or only believe what you're told, you can often miss the truth that is staring you in the face.
[ Another Believe Face Fact Film Great Lens Level Look Miss Mystery Often Only Person Staring Thriller Through Told Truth]
I try and do films I know I'm going to enjoy watching as well as being in.
[ Being Enjoy Films Going Know Try Watching Well]
The Sixth Sense is not a good white film. Insomnia is not a good white film. They're just good films. So why we can't we have good films that happen to have black people, or Asian, or Latino, or any other minority group in them?
[ Any Asian Black Film Films Good Group Happen Insomnia Just Latino Minority Other Sense Sixth Them White Why]
I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
[ Able Been Films Giving Go Keep Mean Mine Money Plays Quite Spaces Usually]
Movie distribution may very well have migrated fully to digital form by then, making a huge dent in the need to print film and physically distribute content.
[ Content Dent Digital Distribute Distribution Film Form Fully Huge Making May Movie Need Physically Print Then Very Well]
Throughout my career, when I was finished with the drawing for one film I would go up to the story department and help develop sequences. Sometimes these were for scenes that I would animate later on.
[ Animate Career Department Develop Drawing Film Finished Go Help Later Scenes Sequences Sometimes Story These Throughout Up Were Would]
Are Christians too stupid that we can't write a script, we can't film a movie OR we don't know how to act?
[ Act Christians Film How Know Movie Script Stupid Too Write]
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.
[ Art Borrowed Business Cinema Courage Courageous Did Either Filmmakers Find His John Just Make Money Movies Own Rejected Studios Up Way]
Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding.
[ Better Committees Deciding Established Even Film Funding Separate State Two Were]
Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all.
[ Any Best Camera Film Filmmakers Get Hold Kind Make Movie Perhaps Ridiculous Should Some Sounds Thing Young]
If someone plays a brooding actor in a film, people think they're brooding all the time.
[ Actor Brooding Film Plays Someone Think Time]
Scream was great for what it was. For a horror film, it was intelligent, it was funny, it took a laugh at itself.
[ Film Funny Great Horror Intelligent Itself Laugh Scream Took]
What I mean is that today's films lay lot of emphasis on glamour and associated emotions.
[ Associated Emotions Emphasis Films Glamour Lay Lot Mean Today]
You're making a movie, not a documentary. If you made a film like the historians would like you to make, you're not going to go and see it. I'd rather see paint dry.
[ Documentary Dry Film Go Going Historians Made Make Making Movie Paint Rather See Would]
Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head. In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to convey the intended effect.
[ Convey Effect Enough Fiction Film Fixes Head Hope Image Intended Just Precise Viewer Visual]
I've explored the worship side, the pop side, and the film scoring side of me.
[ Explored Film Pop Scoring Side Worship]
A film director has to get a shot, no matter what he does. We're desperate people.
[ Desperate Director Does Film Get Matter Shot]
When you do bigger films, the financiers take more risks.
[ Bigger Films Financiers More Risks Take]
Certainly, a lot of the films I've worked on have ended up good movies, but they haven't always been the best experiences.
[ Always Been Best Certainly Ended Experiences Films Good Haven Lot Movies Up Worked]
There are three rape scenes that I've had to act in, and none of them have gotten to film. I don't think it's something that should be promoted in any way.
[ Act Any Film Gotten Had None Promoted Scenes Should Something Them Think Three Way]
It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes.
[ Doing Feelings Film Going Having Head Marvellous Music Scenes While Your]
I'd like to believe that the people that have supported me in my work or identified with me in films, the people that feel they know me, they do and they don't have misconceptions - they understand. I believe that.
[ Believe Feel Films Identified Know Misconceptions Supported Understand Work]