Quotations that match 'film'.

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]
In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don't know that that's enough. The film's not against the police - although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem.
[ Against Although Cop Enough Film France Give Got Gun Know Months Police Policemen Problem Put Six Someone Spend Streets Them Then Think Training Wants]
My whole goal was to be able to work in television and film and maintain a normal life, never be in a tabloid.
[ Able Film Goal Life Maintain Never Normal Tabloid Television Whole Work]
James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was.
[ Been Elf End Film Filming Funny Had James Never Through Told Waiting Whole]
I went see the horror thriller, Hannibal. I am a massive fan of Anthony Hopkins. He is superb in the film.
[ Am Anthony Fan Film Hannibal Hopkins Horror Massive See Superb Thriller Went]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures.
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
I was thinking about doing another film at the same time, which was the sequel to Basic Instinct and I just had a feeling that wasn't going to happen. You know, I just kind of read the writing on the wall.
[ Another Basic Doing Feeling Film Going Had Happen Instinct Just Kind Know Read Same Sequel Thinking Time Wall Which Writing]
Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage.
[ Actor Film Gets Go Inspiration Long Only Personally Speaking Stage]
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'd rather not make films than make bad ones.
[ Bad Films Make Ones Rather Than]
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]
My head can get to murder and rape for profit because I can understand greed as a human motive, but I cannot understand the voyeuristic desire to watch such a film. I can comprehend one and I cannot comprehend the other.
[ Because Cannot Comprehend Desire Film Get Greed Head Human Motive Murder Other Profit Such Understand Watch]
If somebody had started on a remake of French Kiss before I announced my own film, I would have dropped my subject. If someone else starts after me, what am I to do?
[ After Am Announced Before Dropped Else Film French Had Kiss Own Remake Somebody Someone Started Starts Subject Would]
I never enjoyed working in a film. Movies
[ Enjoyed Film Never Working]
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]
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]
People in independent film have a passion; they're not in it for the money.
[ Film Independent Money Passion]
A lot of the films I've made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that's just because I have a lot of old-fashion values.
[ Ago Because Could Films Just Lot Made Probably Values Well Worked Years]
And the reason for that I think is that in Australia our films don't get the exposure, so the process is foremost. But anyway, I love being part of the team and hate being stuck in a corner somewhere.
[ Anyway Australia Being Corner Exposure Films Foremost Get Hate Love Our Part Process Reason Somewhere Stuck Team Think]
It is a very unusual sector and the one thing I would ask of them is to understand that for most of them one-third of their films are being financed by the taxpayer and that carries huge accountability and responsibility.
[ Accountability Ask Being Carries Films Financed Huge Most One-Third Responsibility Sector Taxpayer Their Them Thing Understand Unusual Very Would]
I take the fact that films cost a lot of money very seriously, but once in a while to have somebody say, This is a big scene, take your time with it, is important. That's John Sayles.
[ Big Cost Fact Films Important John Lot Money Once Say Sayles Scene Seriously Somebody Take Time Very While Your]
In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.
[ Aspects Better Cooper Days Etc Film Gary Human James Nature Personified Stars Stewart]
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]
Films take up so much time, and with theatre, you do have to plan a period of time that you can be free.
[ Films Free Much Period Plan Take Theatre Time Up]
There were some films I refused because the feminist aspect was a bit wonky.
[ Aspect Because Bit Feminist Films Refused Some Were]
If you got the DVD you can see that George Lucas has taken that person out, as well as the voice, and we shot this scene when we arrived in Australia during the actual filming of Episode 3.
[ Actual Arrived Australia During Dvd Episode Filming George Got Lucas Out Person Scene See Shot Taken Voice Well]
I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or a percentage of the film's future earnings. I took the up front money. Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become.
[ Become Choice Could Earnings Figured Film Flat Front Future Halloween Money Nobody Offered Percentage Salary Took Ultimately Up Would]
Sometimes I take the watch, or I take the shoes, but usually the souvenir is to take the life you had with those directors, or the crew - the camera person, the lighting person. When you finish a film it's like a little death. You had a family for a bit, and you finish the movie and you probably will never see each other again.
[ Again Bit Camera Crew Death Directors Each Family Film Finish Had Life Lighting Little Movie Never Other Person Probably See Shoes Sometimes Take Those Usually Watch Will]
The film Punch - Drunk Love is how you see the world when you're in love. You don't see somebody's psychological baggage necessarily, you see the person walking out of the light.
[ Baggage Drunk Film How Light Love Necessarily Out Person Psychological Punch See Somebody Walking World]
Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now.
[ Before Between Characters Common Denominator Films Now Sisters Sure Thought Were]
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]
The whole series is black-and-white, so when I went to shoot one of the women I only had black-and-white film with me. She had reddish hair and was a very pretty girl, a nice girl.
[ Black-And-White Film Girl Had Hair Nice Only Pretty Series She Shoot Very Went Whole Women]
It's all just one film to me. Just different chapters.
[ Chapters Different Film Just]
This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
[ Always America Audiences Been Business Cinema Europe Film Intellectual More Perhaps Sexuality Than Theatre True Young]
I am musical and I enjoy theatre, but I never wanted to just do theatre. I always wanted to go into film. I love film. I loved growing up in the theatre, but I always wanted to do film all along. But, I still pursue music separately.
[ Along Always Am Enjoy Film Go Growing Into Just Love Loved Music Musical Never Pursue Separately Still Theatre Up Wanted]
A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something.
[ Experience Feel Film Motivate Should Something]
One movie is only one movie. I want to have a lifetime of making films.
[ Films Lifetime Making Movie Only Want]
Lynch is not as strange as his films. He's a complex guy with a very interesting view of the world. But he's very accessible, with a good heart.
[ Accessible Complex Films Good Guy Heart His Interesting Lynch Strange Very View World]
You get an image after you act in a film, but it is not necessary that you last long because of that image.
[ Act After Because Film Get Image Last Long Necessary]
I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued to see my work on screen.
[ Films Intrigued Screen See Some Work Would]
There was one titanic guiding light on the film set, and I was in the presence of a true Mahatma, in the deepest and most profound sense of the word.
[ Deepest Film Guiding Light Mahatma Most Presence Profound Sense Set Titanic True Word]
There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand.
[ Also Autobiographical Couple Doubt Everyone Film Language Ordinary Portray Same Time Tries Understand]
My husband. He keeps me grounded. If I were in the world on my own, it would all be much more seductive. But I'm in a relationship that has nothing to do with the film world.
[ Film Grounded Husband Keeps More Much Nothing Own Relationship Seductive Were World Would]
Is this film more interesting than a documentary of the same actors having lunch?
[ Actors Documentary Film Having Interesting Lunch More Same Than]
Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry. That is patently asinine and ridiculous.
[ Asinine Film Harry Joe Patently Ridiculous Something Today]
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]
Now that I've got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.
[ Acting Belt Convictions Courage Films Gives Got Leg Now Regarding Some Stand Under]
Tim also has enough confidence so that it always looks like a Tim Burton film, but it really is collaborative. You're allowed to do it your way but of course he's always going to choose his way.
[ Allowed Also Always Burton Choose Collaborative Confidence Course Enough Film Going His Looks Really Tim Way Your]
What I think happens today is that a lot of filmmakers look at other films that are retro pieces, like L.A. Confidential, and say, oh, that's period. We didn't want to do the stereotypical stuff.
[ Confidential Filmmakers Films Happens Look Lot Oh Other Period Pieces Retro Say Stereotypical Stuff Think Today Want]
If you do two versions of a film, they should be identical. With the same frames and settings.
[ Film Frames Identical Same Settings Should Two Versions]
San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.
[ Artists Arts Been Every Film-Makers Francisco Generations Innovators Kind Leader Long Novelists Nurturing Painters Performing Playwrights Poets San Sculptors]
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]
Disney was a family film studio. I was supposed to be their young, leading man. After they found out I was involved with someone, that was the end of Disney.
[ After Disney End Family Film Found Involved Leading Man Out Someone Studio Supposed Their Young]
There is a broad cultural current that conveys the idea that a film is like a football team, it represents a nation, it is illustrated literature, filmed radio. These are outdated concepts, totally out of touch with today's realities.
[ Broad Concepts Conveys Cultural Current Film Filmed Football Idea Illustrated Literature Nation Out Outdated Radio Realities Represents Team These Today Totally Touch]
It's a remake of a film called Inferno Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we're going to have a hot property on our hands, because Inferno Affairs is a great piece.
[ Affairs Anywhere Because Called Close Come Did Film Going Great Hands Hong Hot Inferno Kong Original Our Piece Property Remake]
It's an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It's like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can't take that lightly.
[ Actor Camera Film Heart Incredible Into Lightly Look Looking Privilege Right Take]
When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda. If I wanted to do that, I'd make documentaries.
[ Become Documentaries Film Make Never Propaganda Social Vehicle Want Wanted]
The lowest budget U.S. films are ten times times better than shooting in Tibet.
[ Better Budget Films Lowest Shooting Ten Than Tibet Times]
It's the first time that I've ever had an art show based on a film, but it's a photography collage.
[ Art Based Collage Ever Film First Had Photography Show Time]
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 remember those days with Bergman with great nostalgia. We were aware that the films were going to be quite important, and the work felt meaningful.
[ Aware Bergman Days Felt Films Going Great Important Meaningful Nostalgia Quite Remember Those Were Work]
But as far as, for I think it will be amazing you know where I find myself years from now because of this film. It's just amazing, I think everybody's going to kind of know this film and because of it, me. So I you know it's crazy.
[ Amazing Because Crazy Everybody Far Film Find Going Just Kind Know Myself Now Think Where Will Years]
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]
But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques - which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in.
[ Brazilian British Clifford Coach Eventually Fantastic Film Football Game Got Had Incorporate Into Runs Simon Some Teaches Techniques Things Those Wanted Which Youth]
At this point in my career, it doesn't bother me much that I'm probably hopelessly typecast. I like to work, and horror films definitely keep me working.
[ Bother Career Definitely Films Hopelessly Horror Keep Much Point Probably Typecast Work Working]
If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it.
[ Am Andy Behind Films Just Know Look Nothing Paintings Surface Want Warhol]
I've worked for 27 years nonstop in theater and films. That's a lot of work.
[ Films Lot Nonstop Theater Work Worked Years]
You go back to those films of the '40s and '50s and hear the dialogue, the way the people played off each other, the wordplay. I think we've really lost that in movies.
[ Back Dialogue Each Films Go Hear Lost Movies Off Other Played Really Think Those Way]
The whole year I was in LA I got into telemarketing and learned how to make money. Five years later that skill helped me make my first film.
[ Film First Five Got Helped How Into La Later Learned Make Money Skill Whole Year Years]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters.
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I 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]
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 don't think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself.
[ Actor Any Comfortable Contrary Feels Film Movies Must Narcissistic Normal Only Opinion Own Problem Spectators Themselves Think Very Watch Watching Your Yourself]
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]
I like films that are well-written and concise and with not a lot of room for improvisation.
[ Concise Films Improvisation Lot Room Well-Written]
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. Movies
[ Behind Comes Emotion Feelings Fiction Film Later Meaning Moods More Music Progression Should Than Theme]
It never occurred to me that I'd be on a television show or in feature films but when those came into play my dreams changed along the way.
[ Along Came Changed Dreams Feature Films Into Never Occurred Play Show Television Those Way]
I've never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn't do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing.
[ Based Choices Does Done Ever Film Grosses Leaves Mean Money Never Nothing Well Work Your]
I never, ever want to apologize for a film. If it's bad I'll say it's my fault. And that's what I can say so far in all the films that I've done, that if you don't like it, it's entirely my fault.
[ Apologize Bad Done Entirely Ever Far Fault Film Films Never Say Want]
Yes, I was correctly quoted in saying I introduced sex into films in the 20's, but it was sex in good taste and left a great deal to one's imagination.
[ Correctly Deal Films Good Great Imagination Into Introduced Left Quoted Saying Sex Taste Yes]
I'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]
I love the comradery of doing theatre that you don't get in film.
[ Doing Film Get Love Theatre]
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 feel like I'm a filmmaker; I don't feel I need to yell action and cut.
[ Action Cut Feel Filmmaker Need Yell]
One in the third film, I'm looking forward to meeting one of the Dementors.
[ Film Forward Looking Meeting Third]
People in the fashion industry have used the press a lot more than people in the film industry, because you have nothing to sell except for the image: The image is everything.
[ Because Everything Except Fashion Film Image Industry Lot More Nothing Press Sell Than Used]
Sometimes you just can't walk away from films you're offered, like the Dylan Thomas thing.
[ Away Dylan Films Just Offered Sometimes Thing Thomas Walk]
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]
Once the image was in the digital environment, one of the problems was, we had no means to reproduce the color spectrum, grey scale, and contrast that film produces, without converting the digital file to film, evaluating it, then going back and changing the digital image.
[ Back Changing Color Contrast Converting Digital Environment Evaluating File Film Going Grey Had Image Means Once Problems Produces Reproduce Scale Spectrum Then Without]
I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep.
[ Any Dedicated Family Film Immediately Kids Moments Reserved Sleep Some Three Way Wife Working]
When I think about actors I know, I'd much rather hear about who they're shagging than what film they're doing next.
[ Actors Doing Film Hear Know Much Next Rather Than Think]
Lately I did a film called All I Want for Christmas and it was well received. This gave me a new point of view and a new respect for my work as an actress.
[ Actress Called Christmas Did Film Gave Lately New Point Received Respect View Want Well Work]
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]
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]
Both me and Edgar are firm believers in never underestimating or talking down to an audience, and giving an audience something to do, to give them something which is entirely up to them to enter into the film and find these hidden things and whatever.
[ Audience Believers Both Down Edgar Enter Entirely Film Find Firm Give Giving Hidden Into Never Something Talking Them These Things Underestimating Up Whatever Which]
Our music over the years has been very cinematic. It's surprising we never really got into film soundtracks.
[ Been Cinematic Film Got Into Music Never Our Over Really Soundtracks Surprising Very Years]
I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise.
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May. I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.
[ Albert Big Brooks Comedy Fan Films Follow Footsteps May Nichols Their]
I wanted to go to Rome. I got an offer to do an Italian film and I went.
[ Film Go Got Italian Offer Rome Wanted Went]
I've made several films that haven't been shown.
[ Been Films Haven Made Several Shown]
Still, the film nearly didn't happen a number of times. There were great arguments with United Artists about how to reduce the cost because they were nothing if not conscious of the price of the film.
[ Arguments Artists Because Conscious Cost Film Great Happen How Nearly Nothing Number Price Reduce Still Times United Were]
George Lucas was casting about and had heard favourable things about my work in Clockwork Orange and asked me to come in, which of course I did even though no one knew what the film was about!
[ Asked Casting Clockwork Come Course Did Even Favourable Film George Had Heard Knew Lucas Orange Things Though Which Work]
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]
Your own barometer is all you have to go by, and often what makes a good director is knowing when not to say something. On occasions you can find yourself on a film set where the person who is wearing the director's hat is only trying to justify his position.
[ Barometer Director Film Find Go Good Hat His Justify Knowing Makes Occasions Often Only Own Person Position Say Set Something Trying Wearing Where Your Yourself]
Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me.
[ Bums Compared Dancing Easy Enough Films Imagine Lay Pain Physical Say Script Seemed Very Work]
I recently turned down a film that I didn't want my kids to see. Priorities shift. Sometimes I'm sad about that, but not enough to do anything about it.
[ Anything Down Enough Film Kids Priorities Recently Sad See Shift Sometimes Turned Want]
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]
I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people.
[ Aid Always Come Comfort Films Had Inspire Into Lesson Lessons Life Most Need Perspective Released Roles Same Society Sort Teach Them True]
Ever since I've left, I've been doing nothing but this film and traveling, promoting and doing festivals. So the good thing is that I'm not sitting around pining over whether I made the right choice in leaving. I'm moving and grooving.
[ Around Been Choice Doing Ever Festivals Film Good Grooving Leaving Left Made Moving Nothing Over Pining Promoting Right Since Sitting Thing Traveling Whether]
But for me, really, the written word is always stronger than film.
[ Always Film Really Stronger Than Word Written]
We did a lot of press for the last film and now for this one. We don't rest on our laurels.
[ Did Film Last Laurels Lot Now Our Press Rest]
You can't teach creativity at film school.
[ Creativity Film School Teach]
Hollywood is still the mecca for good or bad, but it isn't the beginning or end for filmmaking.
[ Bad Beginning End Filmmaking Good Hollywood Mecca Still]
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]
I don't see me doing $100 million films because $100 million films, the very nature of them, you need to offend as few people as possible just to make your money back.
[ Back Because Doing Few Films Just Make Million Money Nature Need Offend Possible See Them Very Your]
First of all, you look at Rocky films now, and if that isn't a cartoon series there isn't any cartoon series. I mean there's no way anybody is going to take that amount of punishment in fifteen rounds.
[ Amount Any Anybody Cartoon Fifteen Films First Going Look Mean Now Punishment Rocky Rounds Series Take Way]
When you're actually making the film, you're constantly battling to maintain its integrity.
[ Actually Battling Constantly Film Integrity Maintain Making]
On a low-budget film, you don't have all the luxuries.
[ Film Low-Budget Luxuries]
I made two movies before The Police had a hit record: I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On.
[ Before Called Did Film Had Hit Made Movies Police Radio Record Two]
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting.
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
They're not supposed to show prison films in prison. Especially ones that are about escaping.
[ Escaping Especially Films Ones Prison Show Supposed]
Well, Barry, it's your film. So if it rises or falls, you're the man.
[ Barry Falls Film Man Rises Well Your]
It's very much like filmmaking always is-you're always asked to do something that you're not sure you know how to do. So you make an educated guess as to what you think will work and you hope between that and plan B, that you can end up with a product that's really good.
[ Always Asked Between Educated End Filmmaking Good Guess Hope How Know Make Much Plan Product Really Something Sure Think Up Very Will Work]
Kenya doesn't have much of an infrastructure for hosting a film.
[ Film Hosting Infrastructure Kenya Much]
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]
Independent films have a very different cachet than success films.
[ Different Films Independent Success Than Very]
Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.
[ Appear Films Made Only Them Those Using Will]
A film is a petrified fountain of thought. Movies
[ Film Fountain Petrified Thought]
I think that the change began... I made a film a few years ago called The Spitfire Grill, and that didn't make much money either, but it was a good film and an independent film.
[ Ago Began Called Change Either Few Film Good Grill Independent Made Make Money Much Spitfire Think Years]
I think a lot of the time these days people are so concerned about having the right camera and the right film and the right lenses and all the special effects that go along with it, even the computer, that they're missing the key element.
[ Along Camera Computer Concerned Days Effects Element Even Film Go Having Key Lenses Lot Missing Right Special These Think Time]
I feel that film, as opposed to theatre, is about capturing that one, real moment.
[ Capturing Feel Film Moment Opposed Real Theatre]
Before I started doing the film and when I found out I was going to be doing it, I just decided to pump up on the whole cardio stuff. Just in terms of stamina.
[ Before Decided Doing Film Found Going Just Out Pump Stamina Started Stuff Terms Up Whole]
Music is half the film.
[ Film Half Music]
Once you work with a studio on a film, the studio is sort of like this enormous clam that just opens, takes everything and then closes, and no one enters again. They own it all.
[ Again Closes Enormous Enters Everything Film Just Once Opens Own Sort Studio Takes Then Work]
I love caper films.
[ Films Love]
People who are good at film have a relationship with the camera.
[ Camera Film Good Relationship]
My goal is to make as many films as possible about different aspects of American life.
[ American Aspects Different Films Goal Life Make Many Possible]
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]
In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.
[ Action Always Am Audiences Comedy Did Dramatic Films Hero Hong Killers Kong Lot Lots Love Many Most Novel Play Roles Romance Romantic Star Stereotyped Stories Think West]
When you come to do the film, it is not the time to wonder why you do it. It's just how to do it.
[ Come Film How Just Time Why Wonder]
Everyone plays their own crucial part towards the film.
[ Crucial Everyone Film Own Part Plays Their Towards]
I do what I do because of Walt Disney - his films and his theme park and his characters and his joy in entertaining.
[ Because Characters Disney Entertaining Films His Joy Park Theme Walt]
You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends' goodwill, wheedle your way into this or that situation. The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made?
[ Always Beg Borrow Cards Credit Equipment Film Friends Get Goodwill How Into Made Make Once Problem Real See Situation Somehow Steal Use Way Your]
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]
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]
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]
Fundamentally I feel that there is as much difference between the stage and the films as between a piano and a violin. Normally you can't become a virtuoso in both.
[ Become Between Both Difference Feel Films Fundamentally Much Normally Piano Stage Violin Virtuoso]
I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny.
[ Bad Characters Decisions Early Episodes Films Find Funny Get Horror Just Make Mini Really Snowball Them These Things Think Worse]
I saw a very good Hollywood film the other day. It was about Cole Porter.
[ Cole Day Film Good Hollywood Other Porter Saw Very]
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]
Well, I think one of the reasons Chicago became so popular as a filmmaker location is because New York had been used so many times that Chicago, I think, was rediscovered maybe in the late '60s, early '70s for a long time as a new location.
[ Became Because Been Chicago Early Filmmaker Had Late Location Long Many Maybe New Popular Reasons Rediscovered Think Time Times Used Well York]
I don't consider myself to be particularly gifted in the way that other filmmakers are gifted.
[ Consider Filmmakers Gifted Myself Other Particularly Way]
Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will.
[ Adored Always Apart Audiences Did Distinguished Early Film History Humbly Italian Niche Occupy Probably Realized Something Special Them Then Thought Will Work]
Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.
[ Film Languages Mathematics Music Other Three Two Universal]
My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful.
[ Actors Agreed Applies Bounced Cameraman Day Devised Direct Dreadful Film Five Following Four Instead Light Mainly Method Scenes Second Shadows Shot Started Studio Thing Used Using Where Which]
I am much more involved in the filmmaking experience on Mag Seven. I'm much more involved in story elements, casting decisions, the writing of the show, the blocking of the scenes.
[ Am Blocking Casting Decisions Elements Experience Filmmaking Involved More Much Scenes Seven Show Story Writing]
They have some pretty tough gun laws in Japan, as they do in any other civilized country in the world, and they're not killing each other off with firearms. You have very violent films in Europe, yet it's not causing the mayhem we see in our streets routinely here.
[ Any Causing Civilized Country Each Europe Films Firearms Gun Here Japan Killing Laws Mayhem Off Other Our Pretty Routinely See Some Streets Tough Very Violent World Yet]
I went to see the film with a regular audience for the first time on Sunday, and was basically swamped.
[ Audience Basically Film First Regular See Sunday Swamped Time Went]
I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors' hours. Even the concept of acting confused me.
[ Acting Actors Child Concept Confused Dreamed Even Film Hard Hours Less Never Regulation Shooting Then Would]
When I do a horror or a fantasy film it all boils down to something in the script that surprises me. It could be a big thing or a small moment. If it's there I'll do it.
[ Big Boils Could Down Fantasy Film Horror Moment Script Small Something Surprises Thing]
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]
I look at other filmmakers and see skills in them that I wish I had but I know that I don't. I feel like I have to work really hard to keep myself afloat, doing what I do. But I find it pleasurable.
[ Afloat Doing Feel Filmmakers Find Had Hard Keep Know Look Myself Other Pleasurable Really See Skills Them Wish Work]
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]
Once you have made the decision to do the film, once you have identified the desire and all the deep and personal, intimate, artistic reasons why you want to do the film, then it's more a matter of how to do things.
[ Artistic Decision Deep Desire Film How Identified Intimate Made Matter More Once Personal Reasons Then Things Want Why]
When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence.
[ Came Corporation Development Existence Family Film Into Ontario Planning Viewing]
I have tremendous respect for film composers.
[ Composers Film Respect Tremendous]
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]
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]
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]
To stand there and do nothing on film is probably the hardest thing to do.
[ Film Hardest Nothing Probably Stand Thing]
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]
After the war, in which I served as a pilot in the Air Force, I took up films.
[ After Air Films Force Pilot Served Took Up War Which]
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]
So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that.
[ Any Awards Box Control Critics Film Going How Make Million Movie Office Over Perceive Well Whether Will Winning Work Your]
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]
A film director has to get a shot, no matter what he does. We're desperate people.
[ Desperate Director Does Film Get Matter Shot]
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]
I started writing this feature comedy in New York - a Chris Farley vehicle. The script was decent. When I got to LA, I met some new friends in film school and had them read my script and give me notes.
[ Chris Comedy Decent Farley Feature Film Friends Give Got Had La Met New Notes Read School Script Some Started Them Vehicle Writing York]
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]
I see a lot of movies. I love films as a spectator, and that's never obscured by the part of me that does the work myself. I just love going to the movies.
[ Does Films Going Just Lot Love Movies Myself Never Obscured Part See Spectator Work]
Id like to do an action film or a dark sort of independent piece.
[ Action Dark Film Id Independent Piece Sort]
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]
Movies are not scripts - movies are films; they're not books, they're not the theatre. Movies
[ Books Films Movies Scripts Theatre]
In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don't shoot films any more. There's more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent.
[ America Any Budgets Europe Films Intent Least Make More Opportunity Purity Schedules Shoot]
One of my fantasies in my life has been that I was granted access with a camera to go back in time, and to film the actual campaign of Alexander crossing into India through Iran and Persia.
[ Access Actual Alexander Back Been Camera Campaign Crossing Fantasies Film Go Granted India Into Iran Life Persia Through Time]
Film has to describe and show.
[ Describe Film Show]
I also thought of myself as the Sonny Barger of the film industry.
[ Also Film Industry Myself Sonny Thought]
Music is very influential to my writing, as are theater and film.
[ Film Influential Music Theater Very Writing]
There's so much else to do in the world. To just be interested in doing films would limit my life.
[ Doing Else Films Interested Just Life Limit Much World Would]
I know there are things I did in education that will never be reversed. I have not done that in film yet because I have only been here for about nine months.
[ Because Been Did Done Education Film Here Know Months Never Nine Only Reversed Things Will Yet]
You learn real early to make a film and then duck, and basically that's how I go about it.
[ Basically Duck Early Film Go How Learn Make Real Then]
I really, really love directing films.
[ Directing Films Love Really]
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]
When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him.
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I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat.
[ Cat Films Fritz Got Had Much Now Rating Simpsons]
You always worry about films when you hear about them making decisions after announcements are made.
[ After Always Announcements Decisions Films Hear Made Making Them Worry]
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]
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 believe that the story is the most important element of any medium whether it's theater, film, TV.
[ Any Believe Element Film Important Medium Most Story Theater Tv Whether]
Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world.
[ Ago Boom Documentaries Film Films Growth Happening Heavily Immense Industrial Involved Mineral Mining Reflection Ten Time Training World Years]
In the studio system, things are expected of a film. By the first, second, third act, there's a generic language that comes out of the more commercial system.
[ Act Comes Commercial Expected Film First Generic Language More Out Second Studio System Things Third]
All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film.
[ Actor Actors Beautiful Did Does Exaggerating Film His Job Know Knows Most Part Say Should Vince Wonderful Work Young]
I'm in the process of working out an arrangement to make some very, very, very small films in the midst of all these films and maybe that will help. But you get tired of talking. You just want to do it.
[ Arrangement Films Get Help Just Make Maybe Midst Out Process Small Some Talking These Tired Very Want Will Working]
I hope the film will help mothers and fathers to be aware that 15 is a very vulnerable age.
[ Age Aware Fathers Film Help Hope Mothers Very Vulnerable Will]
I honestly don't understand the big fuss made over nudity and sex in films. It's silly.
[ Big Films Fuss Honestly Made Nudity Over Sex Silly Understand]
I hate working out. Because I work out for films now solely I come to associate it with work.
[ Associate Because Come Films Hate Now Out Solely Work Working]
I signed on with Disney to star and choreograph an original film.
[ Choreograph Disney Film Original Signed Star]
I knew nothing about film at all. I suppose the biggest surprise is all these things. In the theatre we sort of do, I might do two or three key interviews and that would be it.
[ Biggest Film Interviews Key Knew Might Nothing Sort Suppose Surprise Theatre These Things Three Two Would]
I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise.
[ Always Break Community Enough Film Hollywood Lucky Never Occasionally Otherwise Out Prevails Production Situation Then Way Will]
You have to contort your body in a certain way to hit a low note. When you're on film, you can't. So you do, in a sense, get to hide behind your voice, which is nice.
[ Behind Body Certain Film Get Hide Hit Low Nice Note Sense Voice Way Which Your]
In fact, 95% of the people in my films have been nothing less than a pleasure to work with.
[ Been Fact Films Less Nothing Pleasure Than Work]
The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers, but we had the feel of the parachutes, so we could be more realistic in the roles.
[ Could Crew Excellent Feel Filmed Had More Parachutes Realistic Really Roles Scenes Show Stunt Were]
My guess is that if they now choose to change of director for every other film, it's just because you can't really change the formula, you can merely try to film it your way.
[ Because Change Choose Director Every Film Formula Guess Just Merely Now Other Really Try Way Your]
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]
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.
[ Any Darker Death Film Humor Life Much Sense Side Taste Very Views Which]
I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape.
[ Almost Anymore Blades Cameron Cut Film Filmmaking Films Guys Hands Jim Know Knows Look Nobody Own Razor Sam Students Tape Their Themselves Things Think Those]
When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive. The most important thing in the end is survival and being able to get to your next picture.
[ Able Beginning Being Desperate End Film Get Important Maker Most Next Picture Survival Survive Thing Your]
You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if you've seen my earlier films, but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human, how my philosophy has evolved.
[ Develop Earlier Evolved Filmmaker Films How Human Kind Learn Only Philosophy Seeing Seen]
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]
But, it is hard too, because I want to do another action film. Believe it or not, it was fun.
[ Action Another Because Believe Film Fun Hard Too Want]
I had more fun making Traffic than either of the Ocean's films.
[ Either Films Fun Had Making More Ocean Than Traffic]
Originally a record producer more or less hired a bunch of professionals to participate in a recording session, the performers and the technicians, and a music director was put in charge. That directly related to a film producer's job.
[ Bunch Charge Directly Director Film Hired Job Less More Music Originally Participate Performers Producer Professionals Put Record Recording Related Session Technicians]
Even in India the Hindi film industry might be the best known but there are movies made in other regional languages in India, be it Tamil or Bengali. Those experiences too are different from the ones in Bombay.
[ Bengali Best Bombay Different Even Experiences Film Hindi India Industry Known Languages Made Might Movies Ones Other Regional Those Too]
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]
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]
I didn't have any idea that I would be able to have a career in film.
[ Able Any Career Film Idea Would]
A lot of young filmmakers bring their movies to my dad because he always gives lots of good editing ideas and notes. He'd be a good film professor.
[ Always Because Bring Dad Editing Film Filmmakers Gives Good Ideas Lot Lots Movies Notes Professor Their Young]
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country. Movies
[ Cost Could Country Film Invaded Kind Million Money Some]
When a new generation watches the films, people might mention that it has improved their lovemaking. I guess it's because it isn't threatening. It was very sweet and delicate.
[ Because Delicate Films Generation Guess Improved Lovemaking Mention Might New Sweet Their Threatening Very Watches]
This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge. It's quite exhausting.
[ Big Challenge Exhausting Film Quite Raider Tomb]
I would rather do many small roles on TV, stage or film than one blockbuster that made me rich but had no acting.
[ Acting Blockbuster Film Had Made Many Rather Rich Roles Small Stage Than Tv Would]
It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego.
[ Always Choices Clearly Ego Fighting Film Make Own Stated Very Your]
If someone plays a brooding actor in a film, people think they're brooding all the time.
[ Actor Brooding Film Plays Someone Think Time]
I was definitely surprised when Talk Radio took off as a play. As a film it has become somewhere between a popular thing and a cult thing.
[ Become Between Cult Definitely Film Off Play Popular Radio Somewhere Surprised Talk Thing Took]
Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America work for commercial crews and then have their own projects when they've got enough money saved up to do so.
[ America Britain Commercial Crews Enough Filmmakers Got Independent Money Most North Own Projects Saved Their Then Up Work]
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]
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]
But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.
[ Barry Control Ego Film Go Had His Make Meeting Out Something Think Told]
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]
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]
When I started out, I preferred to watch my films without music, as its presence tends to mask the underlying pace of the film. I felt I could feel the rhythm of the film better without music to influence me.
[ Better Could Feel Felt Film Films Influence Mask Music Out Pace Preferred Presence Rhythm Started Tends Underlying Watch Without]
I kinda go for the Jane Eyre type of film. I am fascinated by classics.
[ Am Classics Fascinated Film Go Jane Kinda Type]
I love films where the world seems to be going a bit faster and everything's a bit brighter and more in focus.
[ Bit Brighter Everything Faster Films Focus Going Love More Seems Where World]
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
[ Ashamed England Filmmaking Love Say Sort Vilified]
Well, we run my ship differently. Any offer that comes in, I yay or nay it, no matter how insane it is. Like, if someone asks me if I'm interested in doing a porn film, the answer to that is going to be no, but it comes to me anyway. I'm responsible for making the call.
[ Answer Any Anyway Asks Call Comes Differently Doing Film Going How Insane Interested Making Matter Nay Offer Responsible Run Ship Someone Well Yay]
I like Spike Lee a lot. He's incredibly gifted and I don't think he gets the credit he deserves as a filmmaker.
[ Credit Deserves Filmmaker Gets Gifted Incredibly Lee Lot Spike Think]
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'd rather have a small part in a good film with good people than play the lead in something I don't really care for.
[ Care Film Good Lead Part Play Rather Really Small Something Than]
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]
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]
But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia, all over Europe, all over the United States, Mexico, but not Hollywood.
[ Europe Films Hollywood Japan Made Mexico Over States United Yugoslavia]
Just trying to get a film made which is always difficult no matter what kind of a budget you have. Not having a budget makes it even more difficult. Having nineteen days and no budget makes it extremely difficult.
[ Always Budget Days Difficult Even Extremely Film Get Having Just Kind Made Makes Matter More Nineteen Trying Which]
I would love for film to go back to those days where you had to be able to do everything just to get by.
[ Able Back Days Everything Film Get Go Had Just Love Those Where Would]
I learn so much from watching films like that with commentary and then when you get to hear another filmmaker talk about their films it's a really great experience.
[ Another Commentary Experience Filmmaker Films Get Great Hear Learn Much Really Talk Their Then Watching]
Ordinarily if an actor gets chosen for the lead in a film, he or she has already built up a repertoire, and everyone knows what he or she is capable of.
[ Actor Already Built Capable Chosen Everyone Film Gets Knows Lead Ordinarily Repertoire She Up]
What is generally referred to as American-style films are, in fact, studio productions.
[ American-Style Fact Films Generally Productions Referred Studio]
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]
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]
Doing a piece on film is completely different from doing it onstage.
[ Completely Different Doing Film Onstage Piece]
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]
Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of ideas with the power of images.
[ Film Ideas Images Marry Opportunity Power Provides]
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]
I'm not interesting enough on my own that you'd want to see a film about me.
[ Enough Film Interesting Own See Want]
We have to support our own films. If we don't, how can we expect others to support them?
[ Expect Films How Others Our Own Support Them]
I think a film set is a quite controlled environment and you feel like you can trust them and it is going to be a safe place to work, but I really don't think about it.
[ Controlled Environment Feel Film Going Place Quite Really Safe Set Them Think Trust Work]
Yes, I was hired by Universal because they needed a comedy director. They had seen Scandal and liked it. I saw an opportunity even in those comedies to begin my project of American films.
[ American Because Begin Comedies Comedy Director Even Films Had Hired Liked Needed Opportunity Project Saw Scandal Seen Those Universal Yes]
The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.
[ Art Between Dichotomy Dysfunctional Film Industry Terms Totally]
I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.
[ Art Been Biggest Century Certainly Entertainment Even Event Film Form Mean Popular Real Say Single Terms Think]
Stage is the most exciting. Film is lovely, because it's like a family.
[ Because Exciting Family Film Lovely Most Stage]
Women were real box office stars in the '40s, more so than men. People loved to see women's films. I think it was better then, except for the studio system.
[ Better Box Except Films Loved Men More Office Real See Stars Studio System Than Then Think Were Women]
When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully.
[ Actor Assure Bit Bully Characters Criminal Ended Films Flair Go Many Playing Psycho Up Weirdos Young]
Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end, in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and write my classical music, which has always been my passion.
[ Although Always Been Classical Enabled End Enjoyed Family Film Keep Means Music Passion Which Wife Write Writing]
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]
It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.
[ Art Become Disappointing Entertainment Films Form Pure See]
I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script.
[ Again Doing Dylan Film Jagger Love Map Mick Producing Script Thomas Wonderful]
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]
The tensions are always based on financial resources. Something like film is very problematic because it is viewed as an art form and also as an industry with a pure commercial base.
[ Also Always Art Base Based Because Commercial Film Financial Form Industry Problematic Pure Resources Something Tensions Very Viewed]
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]
Making films is great. You've got 100 people around and you're all dressing up and making weird art-it's a fun group activity.
[ Activity Around Dressing Films Fun Got Great Group Making Up Weird]
I'm only interested in being a good actor and in being remembered for my best films, not for the way I look. But it seems inevitable in this line of work that I have to care about the way I look without getting obsessed about it.
[ Actor Being Best Care Films Getting Good Inevitable Interested Line Look Obsessed Only Remembered Seems Way Without Work]
However, we couldn't focus on the films much during the series because we're dumb. Individually we're smart guys, but together we're one big dumb guy, and couldn't concentrate on two things at once.
[ Because Big Concentrate Dumb During Films Focus Guy Guys However Individually Much Once Series Smart Things Together Two]
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]
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]
It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior.
[ Behavior Film Funny His History Human Insightful Just Know Movies Part Required Wonderful Woody Your]
I took courses at USC in film editing and art direction and photography when I was still in high school.
[ Art Courses Direction Editing Film High Photography School Still Took Usc]
I'm hoping that word-of-mouth on the film - people seeing it and liking it - that that will drive more people to the theaters, because I haven't seen the billboards or the posters or anything.
[ Anything Because Billboards Drive Film Haven Hoping Liking More Posters Seeing Seen Theaters Will Word-Of-Mouth]
We had two cameras, so they could turn it on and shoot as much as we wanted. You don't have to worry about wasting money on film. A lot more takes are possible.
[ Cameras Could Film Had Lot Money More Much Possible Shoot Takes Turn Two Wanted Wasting Worry]
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]
There is no filmmaking legislation because distributors are not interested in sharing their money with the film industry - for instance, by giving a percentage of ticket sales back to filmmakers.
[ Back Because Distributors Film Filmmakers Filmmaking Giving Industry Instance Interested Legislation Money Percentage Sales Sharing Their Ticket]
The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in.
[ Baby Back Because Breasts Character Dates Did Doctors Film Had Huge Prosthetic Say Them These Weight Where]
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]
I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million of people, to the West.
[ Bring Film Islam Made Million Story West]
And the fact that I see so many films really seems to amaze certain people.
[ Amaze Certain Fact Films Many Really See Seems]
My films are always concerned with family, friendship, honor, and patriotism.
[ Always Concerned Family Films Friendship Honor Patriotism]
But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out, be heroic, be the centerpiece.
[ Certain Film Genres Heroic Only Out Stand Still Where Woman]
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]
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]
Billy Wilder is really is a heavy influence on Bound. We felt that film noir was a genre where you could create a really contained story. We wanted to be on a set as much as we could to get the kind of style level we were looking for.
[ Billy Bound Contained Could Create Felt Film Genre Get Heavy Influence Kind Level Looking Much Noir Really Set Story Style Wanted Were Where Wilder]
Fundamentally, whether directing in the theatre or a film, you have to be a good storyteller, regardless of the form. The thing I had to work hardest at was thinking in shots.
[ Directing Film Form Fundamentally Good Had Hardest Regardless Shots Storyteller Theatre Thing Thinking Whether Work]
I don't see scarey films. I certainly wouldn't go see my films.
[ Certainly Films Go See]
I'd only read a bit of the first book. And I just knew about all the media furor over it. But I'd not read books 2 or 3. I'd just read a bit of it. And I'd seen the films.
[ Bit Book Books Films First Just Knew Media Only Over Read Seen]
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 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]
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films.
[ Call Critics Dirty Films Foreign Lusty Our Pictures]
I never made a film which fully satisfied me.
[ Film Fully Made Never Satisfied Which]
And sometimes I do films so my daughter can see me work.
[ Daughter Films See Sometimes Work]
Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews.
[ 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 think Kellie Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Claire Danes represent the future for women in film, and I would be honored to share the stage with any one of them.
[ Any Claire Film Future Honored Martin Reese Represent Share Stage Them Think Witherspoon Women Would]
The greatest drawback in making pictures is the fact that film makers have to eat.
[ Drawback Eat Fact Film Greatest Makers Making Pictures]
So that, to me, is important that audiences are treated with an amount of respect toward their intelligence. Most Hollywood films don't respect their intelligence.
[ Amount Audiences Films Hollywood Important Intelligence Most Respect Their Toward Treated]
In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film.
[ Challenges Everyone Film Fixed Lighting Much Opera Really Relate Sets Stage Too Viewpoint Watching]
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]
Getting your screenplay right is the most important thing you'll ever do on your film.
[ Ever Film Getting Important Most Right Screenplay Thing Your]
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]
There's only one test of a great children's book, or a great children's film, and that is this: If it can be read or viewed with pleasure by adults, then it has the chance to be a great children's film, or a great children's book.
[ Adults Book Chance Children Film Great Only Pleasure Read Test Then Viewed]
The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady.
[ Carpet Film First Forever Frame Frozen Green His House Lady Lawn Leaden Memory Moment New President Red Scene Sky White]
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.
[ Art Disaster Fiction Films Oldest Science Subjects Which]
You are not an active creator of the film.
[ Active Creator Film]
The last three films I've done are about self-immolation.
[ Done Films Last Three]
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]
Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.
[ Across Actors Black Board Cross Directing Filmmakers Films Given Into Make New Opportunity Over Showtime Want Well White Young]
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]
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 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]
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]
Other writers, producers, and directors of low-budget films would often put down the film they were making, saying it was just something to make money with. I never felt that. If I took the assignment, I'd give it my best shot.
[ Assignment Best Directors Down Felt Film Films Give Just Low-Budget Make Making Money Never Often Other Producers Put Saying Shot Something Took Were Would Writers]
Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts.
[ Arrive Camera Enough Expose Film Hearts Horizon Just Late Moment Often Only Our Over Slips Sun Time Too Traveling While]
Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens.
[ Actors Actresses Bombay Director Evening Films Give Happens Hours Madras May Maybe Morning Most Same Shoot Ten Time Top Twelve Two Will Working]
As a measure of acting skills, film can be very deceptive.
[ Acting Deceptive Film Measure Skills Very]
The film of tomorrow will resemble the person who made it, and the number of spectators will be proportional to the number of friends the director has.
[ Director Film Friends Made Number Person Proportional Resemble Spectators Tomorrow Will]
The audience too should be respected by being presented with a film as they remember it, and for those who have not seen it, as it was intended to be seen. Anything less is a degradation of the film and its audience.
[ Anything Audience Being Degradation Film Intended Less Presented Remember Respected Seen Should Those Too]
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]
The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium.
[ Disbelief Film Literal Medium Stage Suspension]
With pop stars or film stars, we become the object of people's self-definition, as well as the object of sexual definition.
[ Become Definition Film Object Pop Sexual Stars Well]
I don't believe in having body doubles for a film.
[ Believe Body Doubles Film Having]
If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.
[ Allowed Better Cover Films Get Great Helps Hopefully Interest Make More Movie Successful Watch Way]
I hope they get something of interest out of it, but I'd rather they all hate it and I like it, instead of vice versa... I make films to please myself first, and if the audience likes them, all the better.
[ Audience Better Films First Get Hate Hope Instead Interest Likes Make Myself Out Please Rather Something Them Versa Vice]
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]
A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films.
[ Actors Against Approached Black Box Easy Films Get Just Kind Limitations Lot Nothing Stuck Times Up Urban]
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]
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 used to be you did TV or you did film. Now it's like a media blitz.
[ Blitz Did Film Media Now Tv Used]
The film, even when we were making it in that budget range, which was really a coup - we got it made because we pitched it to the studio head, Joe Roth.
[ Because Budget Coup Even Film Got Head Joe Made Making Pitched Range Really Roth Studio Were Which]
Why should a horror film be just a horror film? To me, The Company of Wolves is a fairy tale; it's got all those elements plus a lot more. And we know that fairy tales aren't innocent any more.
[ Any Company Elements Fairy Film Got Horror Innocent Just Know Lot More Plus Should Tale Tales Those Why Wolves]
I've always wanted to introduce hip-hop filmmaking to film. There's hip-hop art, dance, music, but there really isn't hip-hop film. So I was trying to do that.
[ Always Art Dance Film Filmmaking Hip-Hop Introduce Music Really Trying Wanted]
I don't actually sit down and write, but I just have a lot of different ideas about films and making movies.
[ Actually Different Down Films Ideas Just Lot Making Movies Sit Write]
I mean when the play was on in New York I was starting to get film offers coming through, and since the film's come out I get offered more than I used to, but it happens incrementally.
[ Come Coming Film Get Happens Incrementally Mean More New Offered Offers Out Play Since Starting Than Through Used York]
I'd go from film to film and almost detach from one world and jump in another. I was living as these people and not having a self. I didn't know who I was. And things just get really dark.
[ Almost Another Dark Detach Film Get Go Having Jump Just Know Living Really Self These Things World]
Even though I was concentrating on that two-week period from September 11th to September 20th, I was seeing the policy for real, happening, that we were talking about in the film.
[ Concentrating Even Film Happening Period Policy Real Seeing September Talking Though Were]
It's not that the film is violent, it's that people have an issue with violence right now.
[ Film Issue Now Right Violence Violent]
In Tim's films, more than most, if you miss the tone, you don't get the film.
[ Film Films Get Miss More Most Than Tim Tone]
Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding.
[ Better Committees Deciding Established Even Film Funding Separate State Two Were]
I think there are more films being made, but there are probably less outlets for them and distributors.
[ Being Distributors Films Less Made More Outlets Probably Them Think]
Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
[ Being Box Business Consistent Film Hollywood Mainstream Place Takes Thinking Today]
I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself.
[ Approaches Artist Character Choosing Costumes Film Frenzy Gradually Interested Into Itself Make-Up Much Myself Shoot While Work Working]
It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot.
[ Alter Andrew Because Believes Best Change Films Invested Making Meaning Old Product Put School Shot Stick Story Way]
After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.
[ After Anything Being Camera Did Film Focus Front Going Involved More Nine Quite Really Series Set Start Television Things Want Wanted While Years]
I think there is a feeling of old Hitchcock in there. There are parts that are tributes to some of the old great horror movies and the old great filmmakers.
[ Feeling Filmmakers Great Hitchcock Horror Movies Old Parts Some Think Tributes]
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]
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]
I was working as an art and tech researcher in '84. At that time there had been a small government program of assistance for artists for at least three or four years. I was working with Super 8 film then. And video in '85 and public radio in the early '80s.
[ Art Artists Assistance Been Early Film Four Government Had Least Program Public Radio Researcher Small Super Tech Then Three Time Video Working Years]
I don't care to analyze acting. On the other hand there is a fascination because distributors are putting out British films. You get films here with great performances you'll never see again. Why compare. We should go after the businessmen.
[ Acting After Again Analyze Because British Businessmen Care Compare Distributors Fascination Films Get Go Great Hand Here Never Other Out Performances Putting See Should Why]
I deliberately, in a way, went for something that was a huge challenge and was a big period film. I was excited about the canvas on which I could tell the story as much as the story itself.
[ Big Canvas Challenge Could Deliberately Excited Film Huge Itself Much Period Something Story Tell Way Went Which]
And because performing for a game involves real acting. The way they create a game is very similar now to how they create a film. I've always wanted to stretch my acting skills, and the timing being what it is, I couldn't say no.
[ Acting Always Because Being Create Film Game How Involves Now Performing Real Say Similar Skills Stretch Timing Very Wanted Way]
A lot of people want to make films and do photography and things, but I'm quite happy doing what I'm doing.
[ Doing Films Happy Lot Make Photography Quite Things Want]
My driver Kellie Frost and I would race these fellows home and they were always faster on the highway. We did the same with Daniel and his driver, and thus began a long series of jokes and competitions to alleviate the impossible hours and tensions this film provoked.
[ Alleviate Always Began Competitions Daniel Did Driver Faster Fellows Film Frost Highway His Home Hours Impossible Jokes Long Provoked Race Same Series Tensions These Thus Were Would]
I did a film called Dracula and it was very nice because I had lots of trips to New York on Concorde.
[ Because Called Concorde Did Dracula Film Had Lots New Nice Trips Very York]
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]
For a London play, rehearsal time would be four weeks for the entire show. In films, I'd spend six weeks on the big dance numbers to get them perfect before the actual shooting.
[ Actual Before Big Dance Entire Films Four Get London Numbers Perfect Play Rehearsal Shooting Show Six Spend Them Time Weeks Would]
I hate to look at myself in a mirror, and I never go and see films.
[ Films Go Hate Look Mirror Myself Never See]
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 just trying to tell a good story and make thought-provoking, entertaining films. I just try and draw upon the great culture we have as a people, from music, novels, the streets.
[ Culture Draw Entertaining Films Good Great Just Make Music Novels Story Streets Tell Try Trying Upon]
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]
The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film.
[ Children Corsets Drawer Favourite Film Prized Railway Relic Still Wore]
In the beginning, it wasn't even a question of deciding I'm going to do independent film and not commercial films - I wasn't being offered any commercial films, and there wasn't an independent scene.
[ Any Beginning Being Commercial Deciding Even Film Films Going Independent Offered Question Scene]
For me, the film has to be incredibly bad to make me want to pack up and leave.
[ Bad Film Incredibly Leave Make Pack Up Want]
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
[ Action Because Being Cast Chair Coffee Enjoy Films Limit Love Machine Most Moving Them Watching]
Film lovers are sick people. Movies
[ Film Lovers Sick]
At that point, the movie was called Wild Force. Everything fell apart, eventually - our financing completely fell apart - and we were never able to make that film.
[ Able Apart Called Completely Eventually Everything Fell Film Financing Force Make Movie Never Our Point Were Wild]
I'm me, I live from film to mouth.
[ Film Live Mouth]
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]
That's easy to answer: I never had any special appetite for filmmaking, but you have to make a living and it is miraculous to earn a living working in film.
[ Answer Any Appetite Earn Easy Film Filmmaking Had Living Make Miraculous Never Special Working]
It was a fine cast and lots of fun to make, but they did the damn thing on the cheap. The backdrops had holes in them, and it was shot on the worst film stock.
[ Cast Cheap Damn Did Film Fine Fun Had Holes Lots Make Shot Stock Them Thing Worst]
There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
[ Film Hollywood How Length Old Saying Use Your]
Maybe I've got to admit that what I did here was enough. I can make some more films. Maybe I'll direct a film. Maybe I'll have my musical put on stage. But nothing, really, to be absolutely honest, competes with making a very successful pop band for 10 years of my life.
[ Absolutely Admit Band Did Direct Enough Film Films Got Here Honest Life Make Making Maybe More Musical Nothing Pop Put Really Some Stage Successful Very Years]
Right now the thing that I have learned the most is to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point where I am being paid to make films, after eight years.
[ After Am Being Eight Films Finally Gotten Grateful Learned Make Most Now Paid Point Right Thing Where Years]
I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he makes a film every 18 months. He's amazing really.
[ Amazing Day Every Film Makes Months Other Really Ridley Scott Speaking]
Angel was the first Irish feature film. Neil's first movie and my first movie.
[ Angel Feature Film First Irish Movie Neil]
Traffic is one of the most powerful films to come out in recent years. It blew me away.
[ Away Blew Come Films Most Out Powerful Recent Traffic Years]
I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material for various comics that were at the Windmill... as well as my film job, I was under contract, I was allowed to do that and everything.
[ Allowed Bits Comedy Comics Contract Everything Film Job Material Pieces Under Used Various Well Were Windmill Write]
I prefer to write music for family films. I like people.
[ Family Films Music Prefer Write]
Big feature films are another world.
[ Another Big Feature Films World]
We ended up with 19 hours of footage and had to narrow it down to an hour and a half. Our instructions were to film everything that came up, including the more mundane moments.
[ Came Down Ended Everything Film Footage Had Half Hour Hours Including Instructions Moments More Mundane Narrow Our Up Were]
Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films. And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film.
[ Challenged Ends Film Films Handle How Know Nowadays Something Think Tied Told Up Wrong]
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]
All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting.
[ Artistic Artistically Back Business Challenges Commercial Confront Film Hollywood Purely Read Really Setting Side Stories Think Understand Us Went Young]
It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great - everybody working together. Sometimes it didn't feel like a film set. It wasn't technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable.
[ Driven Enjoyable Ensemble Everybody Feel Film Great Just Much Performances Set Sometimes Technically Thing Together Very Whole Working]
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]
The 1980s really ended for me in 1992 with the film Kika.
[ Ended Film Really]
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]
I'm really proud of Blair Witch Project as a film, but as far as the cultural phenomenon of it - that was just weird luck.
[ Blair Cultural Far Film Just Luck Phenomenon Project Proud Really Weird Witch]
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]
One might have thought that the most significant change in the film industry that would come about with a transition from the communist economy to capitalism would fundamentally concern the sources of funding.
[ Capitalism Change Come Communist Concern Economy Film Fundamentally Funding Industry Might Most Significant Sources Thought Transition 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]
Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.
[ Any Art Certainly Doing Film Imagination Introduction Soldiers Stretch Think Toy]
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 grew up with the television product being old Western serials like Roy Rogers, and John Wayne and Gary Cooper, and many others were my favorites when I was a young person going to films.
[ Being Cooper Favorites Films Gary Going Grew John Many Old Others Person Product Rogers Roy Serials Television Up Wayne Were Western Young]
They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them.
[ Amount Anyways Attracted Based Because Caricatures Cartoonish Characters Factual Felt Film Genre Good Had Just Large Made Them These Well Why]
I hope that Requiem is better than Pi. I hope that Pi is better than my student films, and I'm hoping that I'm getting better as I get older.
[ Better Films Get Getting Hope Hoping Older Pi Student Than]
The crossover wasn't happening. TV actors were TV actors, and film and stage actors were a whole different thing. And now there's just a lot of crossover.
[ Actors Crossover Different Film Happening Just Lot Now Stage Thing Tv Were Whole]
In 2003, I had the pleasure of acting in three films.
[ Acting Films Had Pleasure Three]
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 like to watch many things, especially strange films and something recent, not just the story.
[ Especially Films Just Many Recent Something Story Strange Things Watch]
Certainly Amadeus because it was a very powerful time for me, we filmed it in the Czech Republic at a time of lots of social and political change going on in that part of the world.
[ Amadeus Because Certainly Change Czech Filmed Going Lots Part Political Powerful Republic Social Time Very World]
The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
[ Achieve Any Avoid Challenge Cliche Few Film Moments New Really Try]
Well, if you're talking about the current climate, there's a lack of content in American film because I think people are deeply confused about their emotions, and they don't regret certain aspects of their own foreign policy.
[ American Aspects Because Certain Climate Confused Content Current Deeply Emotions Film Foreign Lack Own Policy Regret Talking Their Think Well]
It's more interesting because you get to research the history of the period, and all the different aesthetic elements that make a film, particularly this film, so stunning.
[ Aesthetic Because Different Elements Film Get History Interesting Make More Particularly Period Research Stunning]
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 had very strong feelings, so the chance to make a film that deals in an imaginative way with stuff you care tremendously about is a real high. It's a really amazing thing to be able to do.
[ Able Amazing Care Chance Deals Feelings Film Had High Imaginative Make Real Really Strong Stuff Thing Tremendously Very Way]
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]
I can't do a film if I don't start with the writing.
[ Film Start Writing]
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]
I'll need every ounce that I have to drive it through. Film and TV require that energy. Sometimes fight scenes can be pretty intense. When I was shooting "Heaven" it was truly guerrilla film-making.
[ Drive Energy Every Fight Film Film-Making Guerrilla Heaven Intense Need Ounce Pretty Require Scenes Shooting Sometimes Through Truly Tv]
I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
[ Film Focus Gonna Prefer Put Think]
I got good notice from that show, and on the last day of filming Townies, Twentieth Century Fox called wanting to meet with me about a development deal.
[ Called Century Day Deal Development Filming Fox Good Got Last Meet Notice Show Twentieth Wanting]
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]
We did a remake of Lost in Space. Filmed it in London for four months.
[ Did Filmed Four London Lost Months Remake Space]
Some of these things I saw in foreign films - African films, Cuban films - long before I decided to really go on this course as an actor. I started to think about what values I saw in those films that I wanted to bring to my projects.
[ Actor African Before Bring Course Cuban Decided Films Foreign Go Long Projects Really Saw Some Started These Things Think Those Values Wanted]
Because of the wealth of fine music spread through the film, working on it held all the fun and excitement of attending a great concert.
[ Attending Because Concert Excitement Film Fine Fun Great Held Music Spread Through Wealth Working]
The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.
[ Art Body Consist Descriptive Does Face Films Great Intense Isolation Kind Movement Movements Soul Thought Transmitted]
I still feel that a movie has to attempt to say something - even if it fails miserably. But I've sort of given up on believing that I'm going to change the world with every film I choose to act in.
[ Act Attempt Believing Change Choose Even Every Fails Feel Film Given Going Miserably Movie Say Something Sort Still Up World]
And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
[ Acting Film Incredibly Just Mind Nature Slow Tedious]
When a film like Chris Nolan's Memento cannot get picked up, to me independent film is over. It's dead.
[ Cannot Chris Dead Film Get Independent Memento Nolan Over Picked Up]
And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before.
[ Away Back Before Cut Film First Get Go Gradually Home Just Maybe Open Put Roughest See Somewhere Spot Then Time Together Toward Tub Up Veins Want Warm Way Were Works Your]
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]
And I sense it was a rather constructed, almost half narrative fiction film in some ways. A lot of it was staged and manipulated to get those things in there that I knew to be strong.
[ Almost Constructed Fiction Film Get Half Knew Lot Manipulated Narrative Rather Sense Some Staged Strong Things Those Ways]
Yes, there is some thought about making a film of My Name Is Asher Lev.
[ Film Making Name Some Thought Yes]
'Battle For The Planet Of The Apes', was just a film for kids and didn't have any deep meaning.
[ Any Apes Battle Deep Film Just Kids Meaning Planet]
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part.
[ Am Film Into Love More Naturalism Part Really Roles School Sink Style Teeth Than Theater Use]
You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us.
[ Around Because Better Demand Failure Film Good More Must Peers Television Theater Things Us Why Your]
I didn't really discover yakuza films until about five or six years ago.
[ Ago Discover Films Five Really Six Until Years]
We know as filmmakers where you draw the line.
[ Draw Filmmakers Know Line Where]
I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing and as hand-made.
[ Consider Films Personal Poems Writing]
I've been lucky enough to do a few films that will last longer than an opening weekend and those films are the ones I'm proud of.
[ Been Enough Few Films Last Longer Lucky Ones Opening Proud Than Those Weekend Will]
I always look at films as real stories with real people in real situations. That's why I struggle with the whole notion of calling someone the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' because I think we all have potential to do good things and all have the potential to do bad things.
[ Always Bad Because Calling Films Good Guy Look Notion Potential Real Situations Someone Stories Struggle Things Think Whole Why]
I've never done a big studio film, I've only ever done little ones.
[ Big Done Ever Film Little Never Ones Only Studio]
I think the Chainsaw remake is very good and captures the spirit of the original film. It's true to the tone of the original, to the point that it's almost a companion piece.
[ Almost Captures Chainsaw Companion Film Good Original Piece Point Remake Spirit Think Tone True Very]
It didn't get into Sundance although I showed a rough cut which is a mistake to all filmmakers out there.
[ Although Cut Filmmakers Get Into Mistake Out Rough Showed Sundance Which]
You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
[ Bodies Capture Chance Concert Dancers Film Get Into Last Leotards Magic Our Pregnant Shape Us]
Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.
[ Adult Approached Away Blown Dad Films Fun Gas Made Much Only Parent Play Similar Such Together Two Way Work Working Your]
The camera does not like acting. The camera is only interested in filming behaviour. So you damn well learn your lines until you know them inside out, while standing on your head!
[ Acting Behaviour Camera Damn Does Filming Head Inside Interested Know Learn Lines Only Out Standing Them Until Well While Your]
No two directors make the same film the same way.
[ Directors Film Make Same Two Way]
I did a film which was considered an independent movie with Dustin Hoffman and Andy Garcia called Confidence, and that's the type of film I was willing to take a chance on that because of the caliber of people involved with the film.
[ Andy Because Caliber Called Chance Confidence Considered Did Dustin Film Garcia Hoffman Independent Involved Movie Take Type Which Willing]
Also, if you watch the film once, there are lots of things that you won't get because there are punch lines in the first act, the setup to which isn't until the second act.
[ Act Also Because Film First Get Lines Lots Once Punch Second Setup Things Until Watch Which Won]
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]
I find the most interesting and most daring scripts tend to be for independent films.
[ Daring Films Find Independent Interesting Most Scripts Tend]
Film spectators are quiet vampires. Movies
[ Film Quiet Spectators Vampires]
I already played James Dean in a film called Race with Destiny, but it hasn't come out yet.
[ Already Called Come Dean Destiny Film Hasn James Out Played Race Yet]
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]
I trained more than anybody ever in a golf film ever made - my swing is pretty hot.
[ Anybody Ever Film Golf Hot Made More Pretty Swing Than Trained]
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]
The filmmakers who I'm pining to work for aren't ringing my phone off the hook.
[ Filmmakers Hook Off Phone Pining Ringing Work]
Unless it's done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell, color can be a very distracting element.
[ Color Distracting Done Element Film Gate Hell Japanese Superbly Unless Very]
I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.
[ Been Come Directors Experiences Filmmaking First-Time Fresh Great Had Ideas Lucky Really Very Way Working]
My plan was to stay in Canada to make films.
[ Canada Films Make Plan Stay]
I was able to lean on people for favors and things to help out because their budget was so low. It was half of what John Travolta's perk package is on a film. Our whole budget was half of what his staff makes on a film.
[ Able Because Budget Favors Film Half Help His John Lean Low Makes Our Out Package Perk Staff Their Things Travolta Whole]
Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me. Movies
[ Even Film Make Out Set Sole Would]
I have watched people who have nothing to do with the film business, but who have become part of the circle for a short period of time. They can be truly devastated when the film wraps and people leave.
[ Become Business Circle Devastated Film Leave Nothing Part Period Short Time Truly Watched Wraps]
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]
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]
Stax was rejoicing in the difference in who we are, and that's what you see in the film.
[ Difference Film Rejoicing See Stax]
But filming is good for you, because the crew isn't allowed to laugh. You can't get addicted to getting the laugh.
[ Addicted Allowed Because Crew Filming Get Getting Good Laugh]
One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people - directors, filmmakers, and writers - over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this.
[ Aspects Collaborating Components Directors Film Filmmakers Five-Year Interesting Learned Many Most Over Period Project Two Writers]
Today's films are so technological that an actor becomes starved for roles that deal with human relationships.
[ Actor Becomes Deal Films Human Relationships Roles Starved Technological Today]
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]
The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
[ Am Because Become Films Going More Only Personality Press Quantity Sheer Thing Visible Worry]
I moved to LA and decided to do films and television, mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.
[ Because Dead Decided Films La Mainly Moved New Television Theater Totally York]
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]
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]
I am an independent film-maker first and foremost. I have always cut my own cloth.
[ Always Am Cloth Cut Film-Maker First Foremost Independent Own]
I've done scenes in films that I felt like the performance was better in certain takes, but they couldn't use them because it didn't match what the person was doing when they came around and the camera was on them.
[ Around Because Better Came Camera Certain Doing Done Felt Films Match Performance Person Scenes Takes Them Use]
Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet.
[ Advance Am Another Back Blind Called Character Fact Film Game Going Internet Involved Max New Next Played Powers Project Special Then Warriors Week Will]
I think I can try the film world out for a while.
[ Film Out Think Try While World]
Even if there are a lot women in films, there are few who are lesbians, that people know about.
[ Even Few Films Know Lesbians Lot Women]
I hope to do films. Right now I'm just doing projects that are interesting.
[ Doing Films Hope Interesting Just Now Projects Right]
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]
One of the things I particularly enjoyed doing was taking raw sound from locations during the film, like the candy machine, and writing pieces of music to go with them, which is totally unnecessary within the context of the film, because they have their own logic.
[ Because Candy Context Doing During Enjoyed Film Go Locations Logic Machine Music Own Particularly Pieces Raw Sound Taking Their Them Things Totally Unnecessary Which Within Writing]
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 smuggled the camera, it was no problem to smuggle the camera there. And I took 60 photos, two films, during the time when there was no one in the control room, in the building.
[ Building Camera Control During Films Photos Problem Room Smuggle Smuggled Time Took Two]
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]
But you know, as you say, the original versions of my films are getting out there, slowly.
[ Films Getting Know Original Out Say Slowly Versions]
The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone.
[ Alone American Boston Film Producer Public Vcr Woman]
My love for the theater has always been a priority. That hasn't changed. I got into acting that way. The film work that came up was really a surprise.
[ Acting Always Been Came Changed Film Got Hasn Into Love Priority Really Surprise Theater Up Way Work]
I made the film in spite of Harvey, not because of Harvey.
[ Because Film Harvey Made Spite]
What I'd really like to do is do a film or two a year and then do theater in New York the rest of the year.
[ Film New Really Rest Theater Then Two Year York]
Movies are not about the weekend that they're released, and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.
[ Film Grand Life Most Movies Probably Released Scheme Things Time Unimportant Weekend]
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]
A lot of films need planning in order to survive at all. It's part of the dog and pony show.
[ Dog Films Lot Need Order Part Planning Pony Show Survive]
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]
The terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community.
[ Also Attacks Committed Community Filmmaker Gogh His Istanbul Last Locals Murdered Murderer Muslim Netherlands Part Supporters Terrorists Theo Turks Van Were Year]
For me, the filmmaking has to be about the dramaturgy.
[ Filmmaking]
When you see the films of certain young directors, you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.
[ Around Begins Certain Directors Film Films Get History Impression See Them Young]
I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director's importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie.
[ Ability Access Because Digital Director Disk Disks Eroding Film Importance Just Mean More Movie Number Onto Practical Put Really Revolution Standpoint Whole]
I think the situation in Toronto is such that there are funding organizations which make it easy for a film to raise more money than it needs and very often that works against a film.
[ Against Easy Film Funding Make Money More Needs Often Organizations Raise Situation Such Than Think Toronto Very Which Works]
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]
If a film doesn't play, people aren't going to be that nice.
[ Film Going Nice Play]
Maybe by his second year in Hogwarts, Harry Potter will learn the trick to making a movie this good, but don't bet on it. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is one of the best films of the year.
[ Best Bet Fellowship Films Good Harry His Learn Lord Making Maybe Movie Potter Ring Rings Second Trick Will Year]
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]
Sure I'm leaving the Bee Gees. I'm going into films.
[ Bee Films Gees Going Into Leaving Sure]
We have actors from other films, from 'Baywatch,' and so on, and these people are looking exactly the opposite of what they are. The transformations were so smooth, and so funny to watch, it was unbelievable.
[ Actors Baywatch Exactly Films Funny Looking Opposite Other Smooth These Transformations Unbelievable Watch Were]
Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula.
[ Anybody Been Cuz Film Formula Reduced Script Write]
Quite a few movies are starting to film in Florida.
[ Few Film Florida Movies Quite Starting]
One of the elements in the film that really fascinated me was not to look at the world in bi-polar terms of us vs them or east vs west, which was a by-product of the Cold War.
[ By-Product Cold East Elements Fascinated Film Look Really Terms Them Us War West Which World]
Today films are made to cater to commercial markets created by multiplexes, not for those who enjoy good cinema.
[ Cater Cinema Commercial Created Enjoy Films Good Made Markets Those Today]
Being closer to the genesis of this whole period, it captured the importance of the concept of making contact and accurately depicted the paranoia of the time. It's an excellent film.
[ Accurately Being Captured Closer Concept Contact Depicted Excellent Film Genesis Importance Making Paranoia Period Time Whole]
My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding, because I had so much fun working on the movie. I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget films that you'll never see but where I had a cool time creating characters as well. I love almost all of the characters I've played.
[ Almost Because Blonde Budget Characters Cool Creating Experiences Films Fun Had Legally Love Low Movie Much Never Played Really Rewarding Role See Time Tiny Well Where Working]
I began to realise that film sees the world differently than the human eye, and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed.
[ Actually Began Differences Differently Eye Film Human Make More Observed Photograph Powerful Realise Sees Sometimes Than Those World]
Young actors are serious about their work and don't take any time out from it. I'm very serious about my work; there are probably only two films I've done where I had a really good time.
[ Actors Any Done Films Good Had Only Out Probably Really Serious Take Their Time Two Very Where Work Young]
Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film.
[ After Budget Cobbled Doing Effects Everything Film Finally Finance Low Our Physically Raising Special Starting Three Together Years]
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]
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 actually write film music because I'm classically trained on the piano so as well as songwriting I also write actual film music that could be used for movies like war movies and love movies.
[ Actual Actually Also Because Classically Could Film Love Movies Music Piano Songwriting Trained Used War Well Write]
There's a tremendous intellectual fervor among independent filmmakers, and that has to be cultivated.
[ Among Cultivated Fervor Filmmakers Independent Intellectual Tremendous]
Personally, I don't think the film and television industries are run as well as they used to be. Oh sure, we've got great digital effects now but... where are the visionaries?
[ Digital Effects Film Got Great Industries Now Oh Personally Run Sure Television Think Used Visionaries Well Where]
What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek.
[ Am Film First Foremost Geek Happens]
And I'm hoping that over the next 20, 50 years, whatever, the mystique of television and film and all that will diminish somewhat, and people will leave us alone to get on with our jobs.
[ Alone Diminish Film Get Hoping Jobs Leave Mystique Next Our Over Somewhat Television Us Whatever Will Years]
I 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 the motion picture industry is a stupid business and I despise acting the scenes in short snatches, one at a time. I hate this film work. I am disgusted with myself. On the stage I could never play a part unless I felt it with all my heart and soul.
[ Acting Am Business Could Despise Disgusted Felt Film Hate Heart Industry Motion Myself Never Part Picture Play Scenes Short Snatches Soul Stage Stupid Think Time Unless Work]
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]
I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
I love all of Albert Brooks' work from Defending Your Life back to his first film, Real Life, but am sorry that he seems to have lost his edge in his more recent work.
[ Albert Am Back Brooks Defending Edge Film First His Life Lost Love More Real Recent Seems Sorry Work Your]
Well, whether it's on film or on TV, you don't want to throw too many curves at your audio and video guys.
[ Audio Curves Film Guys Many Throw Too Tv Video Want Well Whether Your]
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]
He's wrong. That's why his films look so terrible.
[ Films His Look Terrible Why Wrong]
Well, I wouldn't say that this experience had any influence on my decision to do this film about Andy, because Andy was apolitical. Andy was never political.
[ Andy Any Apolitical Because Decision Experience Film Had Influence Never Political Say Well]
I 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 think the record industry, by and large what's left of it, is still totally homophobic. I think it's much less so in the film industry now, but the record industry, it's always been a man's world.
[ Always Been Film Homophobic Industry Large Left Less Man Much Now Record Still Think Totally World]
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]
I want to be an all round entertainer, I want to act, make films, make albums, do whatever I can.
[ Act Albums Entertainer Films Make Round Want Whatever]
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
[ Day Destroyed Fiction Film Genre Great Musical Offered Opportunities Really Science Seems Some Star Time Wars Which Would]
In film, you can't go into analytical explorations because the audience will reject that.
[ Analytical Audience Because Film Go Into Reject Will]
A few months after graduation I was working in films. It took off pretty quick.
[ After Few Films Graduation Months Off Pretty Quick Took Working]
When the script was written, it was sent to me with asterisks marking where he felt a song would be appropriate. Before the film was shot, the score was written. I made a demo of it, so they lived with the music as they were making the film.
[ Appropriate Asterisks Before Demo Felt Film Lived Made Making Marking Music Score Script Sent Shot Song Were Where Would Written]
Filming is so much to do with rhythm, as is music, and if it isn't there then you know in the end nobody can save it really, they can't.
[ End Filming Know Much Music Nobody Really Rhythm Save Then]
I write box notes for Kino International, which specializes in distributing foreign films.
[ Box Distributing Films Foreign International Notes Which Write]
There are films you see that only reach your eyes. Then there are films that you can watch... that reach down to your throat, or reach your heart. "In the Mood for Love," though, reached all the way to my belly.
[ Belly Down Eyes Films Heart Love Mood Only Reach Reached See Then Though Throat Watch Way Your]
Doing Tim's film is always going to be the most pleasure. Let me just put it that way. So, without drawing favorites one way or the other, getting back with him and doing Mars Attacks! was certainly a special treat.
[ Always Attacks Back Certainly Doing Drawing Favorites Film Getting Going Him Just Mars Most Other Pleasure Put Special Tim Treat Way Without]
Pain is temporary, film is forever.
[ Film Forever Pain Temporary]
When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates. You get lazy and you start acting.
[ Acting Compensates Drop Films Get Guard Lazy Process Start Your]
When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a feature film a few years ago, one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers who should be the new Doctor, and I topped it.
[ Ago Ask Back Bbc Bring Decided Doctor Feature Few Film National New Newspaper Poll Ran Readers Should Topped Years]
TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play.
[ Angela Bruce Characters Clooney Doing Everyone Film George Get Hard Hell How Know Murder Play Range She Sure Survived Those Tv Want Wants Work Wrote Years]
And that's another reason to make this movie: We can put plays on film now, at a relatively small cost, and they will reach an audience they would never have reached otherwise.
[ Another Audience Cost Film Make Movie Never Now Otherwise Plays Put Reach Reached Reason Relatively Small Will Would]
I took two years away from making films to write a novel.
[ Away Films Making Novel Took Two Write Years]
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]
Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles.
[ Bigger Budgets Did Film Great Half Hardware Independent Interesting Led Lot Million More Movies Now Ones Range Roles Several Since Star Studio Success Those Very Wars Were Which]
Contrary to what many writers imply about the process, nobody forces a writer to sell his work to the film industry.
[ Contrary Film Forces His Imply Industry Many Nobody Process Sell Work Writer Writers]
I can't do a film after having debated it. I am unable to do a film while discussing it with my team. I issue directives. I do not achieve it otherwise.
[ Achieve After Am Debated Directives Discussing Film Having Issue Otherwise Team Unable While]
My argument has always been that this is not an anti-Bush film, it's a pro-democracy film. And if Bush comes out on the wrong side of democracy, that's his problem.
[ Always Argument Been Bush Comes Democracy Film His Out Problem Side Wrong]
I wouldn't say anything I ever did in film would be something I'd use the word proud about. I've done better work in the theater.
[ Anything Better Did Done Ever Film Proud Say Something Theater Use Word Work Would]
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the greatest films of all time.
[ Films Goes Greatest Mr Smith Time Washington]
Music in this film is a very important part.
[ Film Important Music Part Very]
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]
All I could think of was we were about to start filming for the last final weeks of the TV show and here I am in the hospital, so I missed the final weeks, and a couple days later, sore stomach and all I got on the horse we started filming.
[ Am Could Couple Days Filming Final Got Here Horse Hospital Last Later Missed Show Sore Start Started Stomach Think Tv Weeks Were]
I think Ingmar Bergman, Francoise Truffaut - all these people created images in my mind, beautiful pictures, I loved what was known at that time as the foreign film.
[ Beautiful Bergman Created Film Foreign Images Known Loved Mind Pictures These Think Time Truffaut]
I like all Jim Carrey films. They're really funny.
[ Carrey Films Funny Jim Really]
I don't really know how many films I've done, and I don't look at this as a race that I necessarily want to win. Nor is it a race that I want to stop running.
[ Done Films How Know Look Many Necessarily Nor Race Really Running Stop Want Win]
When I said I was going to audition for a film, I got a hearty laugh from all my family.
[ Audition Family Film Going Got Hearty Laugh Said]
It's really rare for film directors to be that interested in things other than themselves.
[ Directors Film Interested Other Rare Really Than Themselves Things]
I'm so critical of myself. I'm actually really, really proud of the film. It's really cool to see a movie at Sundance because everybody is so supportive.
[ Actually Because Cool Critical Everybody Film Movie Myself Proud Really See Sundance Supportive]
Even for the most difficult scenes, and there are difficult scenes in the film, and because Michael Haneke is such a great film-maker - I think a great film-maker is not only being inspired, but how to do it, how to make it as real as possible, knowing that it's not real.
[ Because Being Difficult Even Film Film-Maker Great How Inspired Knowing Make Michael Most Only Possible Real Scenes Such Think]
I think it is very important that films make people look at what they've forgotten.
[ Films Forgotten Important Look Make Think Very]
Look, I'm just a storyteller. When I make a film, I never want the film to become a vehicle of social propaganda.
[ Become Film Just Look Make Never Propaganda Social Storyteller Vehicle Want]
I didn't so much choose the film as director Claire Denis chose me.
[ Choose Chose Claire Director Film Much]
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 guess professionally it began when Hal Hartley used some music of mine in his film The Unbelievable Truth.
[ Began Film Guess Hal His Mine Music Professionally Some Truth Unbelievable Used]
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 did my very first film with Kirk in Detective Story when he was the greatest, greatest star in the world. I fell in love with him, had a crush on him then.
[ Crush Detective Did Fell Film First Greatest Had Him Kirk Love Star Story Then Very World]
There's no point in making a film out of a great book. The book's already great. What's the point?
[ Already Book Film Great Making Out Point]
I thought he was an interesting central figure, central character, one who is definitely not your typical central character figure in a film, who's easy to like. He's not easy to like. It forces you to involve yourself with what's going on.
[ Central Character Definitely Easy Figure Film Forces Going Interesting Involve Thought Typical Your Yourself]
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'm proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it's a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
[ Behind Care Detail Everybody Film Lifetime Lord Made Meticulous Much Once Passion Proud Rings Role Think]
As we watch TV or films, there are no organic transitions, only edits. The idea of A becoming B, rather than A jumping to B, has become foreign.
[ Become Becoming Edits Films Foreign Idea Jumping Only Organic Rather Than Transitions Tv Watch]
I'm sure some people will say, 'Why do this?' And my response is, 'Why wouldn't you?' The film business in general is using a model that is outdated and, worse than that, inefficient.
[ Business Film General Inefficient Model Outdated Response Say Some Sure Than Using Why Will Worse]
There's something about an American soldier you can't explain. They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.
[ Actress American Anything Coming Even Explain Film Grateful See Soldier Something Them]
I can work in films as long as the story doesn't have a realistic nature. If I'm working with an allegory, a fantasy, it can be developed in synthetic terms.
[ Allegory Developed Fantasy Films Long Nature Realistic Story Synthetic Terms Work Working]
Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
[ Conflict Films Fought Generation Global His Hollywood Ii Making Mr Reagan Spent Training War Won World]
Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films.
[ Career Different Films Go Got Just Making Phases Process Releasing Sort Studio Think Through Uninspired Well Whole Your]
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]
Sometimes it's difficult directing yourself on film because you can't quite separate yourself from the subject.
[ Because Difficult Directing Film Quite Separate Sometimes Subject Yourself]
I 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]
My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate, which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers, it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just happen to be this amazing commentator who went off into the whole theory of comedy.
[ Amazing Comedy Commentary Commentator Criticism Disk Even Ever Favorite Film Filmmakers Graduate Guy Had Happen Into Just Laser Off Professor Some Theory Track Went Which Whole]
It's happening right now... it's just not on film, it's not being recorded.
[ Being Film Happening Just Now Recorded Right]
Each time you do a film you gain a lot of experience and build a visual resume where people get to know who you are.
[ Build Each Experience Film Gain Get Know Lot Resume Time Visual Where]
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]
One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films, because it takes over your life.
[ Because Cent Commit Fewer Films Life Make Movie Over Per Prefer Takes Your]
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 didn't know I was doing film noir, I thought they were detective stories with low lighting!
[ Detective Doing Film Know Lighting Low Noir Stories Thought Were]
I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career.
[ Art Beauty Building Career Create Creating Desire Desperate Feel Film Love More]
But also, there are no films being made about Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan Also Being Films Made]
I like black and white films. I don't exactly know why - probably because there is a stylization which is removed from actual life, unlike a color film.
[ Actual Because Black Color Exactly Film Films Know Life Probably Removed Unlike Which White Why]
I wanted to make a film that was sophisticated and emotional, but for a wider audience.
[ Audience Emotional Film Make Sophisticated Wanted Wider]
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]
All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
[ Bag Characters Conscience Cut Failing Fighting Films Find Freedom Loose Needing Problems Rid Sense Sin Themselves These Tricks Trying Way Whole]
Now, after the communist take-over in 1948, the amount of feature films produced dwindled to three a year, while the school was, you know, every year another three, four, five students.
[ After Amount Another Communist Dwindled Every Feature Films Five Four Know Now Produced School Students Three While Year]
I got nominated for my second film as best young director in the Aikido Film Festival in Japan.
[ Best Director Festival Film Got Japan Nominated Second Young]
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]
In animation, there's this exhilarating moment of discovery when you see the film and you say, Oh THAT'S what I was doing.
[ Animation Discovery Doing Exhilarating Film Moment Oh Say See]
Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way.
[ Any Consistent Does Film Promote Revolution Socialist Then Way]
But I've worked where they've had animals before, and animal wranglers, the people who raise animals and train animals for films and television, they're all very, very professional.
[ Animal Animals Before Films Had Professional Raise Television Train Very Where Worked]
I went to Washington to ask for a little residual payment for the people who had written films in the early, early days, people who never got any residuals on tapes or anything at all.
[ Any Anything Ask Days Early Films Got Had Little Never Payment Residual Residuals Tapes Washington Went Written]
I 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]
If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged.
[ Anyone Balance Careers Celebrity Challenged Dual Feel Figure Film Frightened How Music Out]
Most films are written and made with a hero around 35, or even 25.
[ Around Even Films Hero Made Most Written]
I like films to be complete in their written form.
[ Complete Films Form Their Written]
My conception of it was that in a normal film you have a story with different movements that program, develop, go a little bit off the trunk, come back, and end.
[ Back Bit Come Conception Develop Different End Film Go Little Movements Normal Off Program Story Trunk]
Well, a special screening was set up for government officials, so they didn't have to see the experience of going to see the film. They certainly aren't going to the projects to see for themselves the situation.
[ Certainly Experience Film Going Government Officials Projects Screening See Set Situation Special Themselves Up Well]
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]
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]
I reckon I closed down at least two films companies, one of which was in Ealing in the mid 1950s.
[ Closed Companies Down Films Least Mid Reckon Two Which]
I think all industries are sexist in nature and I don't think the film industry is any different.
[ Any Different Film Industries Industry Nature Sexist 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]
Undeniably the American art form, too. And yet more and more, we see films made that diminish the American experience and example. And sometimes trash it completely.
[ American Art Completely Diminish Example Experience Films Form Made More See Sometimes Too Trash Yet]
I bled a lot. I got hit across the face. We couldn't film for seven days. I got hit, whacked, underwater, across the face. I finished the shot, got into the boat and blood started coming out.
[ Across Bled Blood Boat Coming Days Face Film Finished Got Hit Into Lot Out Seven Shot Started Underwater Whacked]
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]
The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.
[ Adventure Artists Camera Civil Constitutes Directed Film Servants Shooting Thrilling Tomorrow Whom Will Wonderful]
A very receptive state of mind... not unlike a sheet of film itself - seemingly inert, yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second's exposure conceives a life in it.
[ Conceives Exposure Film Fraction Inert Itself Life Mind Receptive Second Seemingly Sensitive Sheet State Unlike Very Yet]
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]
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]
Learning to make films is very easy. Learning what to make films about is very hard.
[ Easy Films Hard Learning Make Very]
Film is different for me now. If the money is good and it's not totally revolting, I'll do it.
[ Different Film Good Money Now Revolting Totally]
Every film can be fun, even if it's a terror.
[ Even Every Film Fun Terror]
To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy. A lot of comic books are very literate - unlike most films.
[ Books Childish Comic Films Illiterate Lazy Literate Lot Most Paint Unlike Very]
I like boxing movies. One of the hardest things for me to watch as far as boxing films, is the boxing. The actual boxing usually sucks.
[ Actual Boxing Far Films Hardest Movies Sucks Things Usually Watch]
There were a lot of people dreaming about making films, and they would finance maybe 6 films a year. Because they were funded by the government, the films sort-of had to deal with serious social issues - and, as a result, nobody went to see those films.
[ Because Deal Dreaming Films Finance Funded Government Had Issues Lot Making Maybe Nobody Result See Serious Social Those Went Were Would Year]
There is something about the Australian psyche that seems to like films that are slightly offbeat.
[ Australian Films Offbeat Psyche Seems Slightly Something]
I've done almost 20 films and I still worry about not finding the next one.
[ Almost Done Films Finding Next Still Worry]
One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this.
[ Actor Actually Already Audience Feel Film Helps Know Loved Reasons Relationship Think Tom Working]
CGI is done after the film is done. It's through the computer. Most of the film is not computer-generated special effects. Most of it is that creature that is in the room with you.
[ After Cgi Computer Creature Done Effects Film Most Room Special Through]
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]
In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.
[ Amazing Audience Certain Countries English European Fact Few Films French German How Italian Last Much Over Recovered Territory Their Years]
When I was five. That's when I started to love film.
[ Film Five Love Started]
I don't film messages. I let the post office take care of those.
[ Care Film Messages Office Post Take Those]
My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
[ Amateur Color Documentaries Father Filmmaker Shot]
After I learn more English, I'll work hard and make more films.
[ After English Films Hard Learn Make More Work]
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 love working with a lot of different films and a lot of different people.
[ Different Films Lot Love Working]
The King and Queen made the rounds after the film. We were told how we were to respond, and we were in a semi circle in the lounge area of the cinema, they came around after the King, the Queen and both Princesses.
[ After Area Around Both Came Cinema Circle Film How King Lounge Made Princesses Queen Respond Rounds Semi Told Were]
Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper.
[ Beacon Before Father Film Journal Married Mother Newspaper Reviewer She Small]
I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins.
[ Days Dolphins Filmed Ocean Open Two Underwater]
I'm really keen to go back and do some theatre, but I can't afford to at the moment because we're getting married in September. And then I'm hoping to direct a film at the end of this year, and that means a year of your life without pay.
[ Afford Back Because Direct End Film Getting Go Hoping Keen Life Married Means Moment Pay Really September Some Theatre Then Without Year Your]
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 video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.
[ Alive Amazing Any Auto Because Before Culture Era Film Game Games Grand Idea Important Keep Kids New Now Other Play Right Step Theft Thing Universe Video Virtual Whole]
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]
We must also win really sufficient and, above all, practical, guarantees for the freedom of the seas and for the further fulfilment of our economic and political tasks throughout the world.
[ Above Also Economic Freedom Fulfilment Further Guarantees Must Our Political Practical Really Seas Sufficient Tasks Throughout Win World]
You make a lot of films, do you? You make a lot of films yourself? Yeah, I'd like to see you make a film first before you get to talk about it. What a jerk.
[ Before Film Films First Get Jerk Lot Make See Talk Yeah Yourself]
With Fever, the film was so made for the screen, and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film - enormous detail paid to that. I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how it was going to turn out.
[ Because Detail Done Enormous Fever Film Going How Know Made Much Out Paid Screen Sound Surround Thinking Turn Video]
Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize China's aging cinema infrastructure, attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas, and increase demand for U.S. films.
[ Aging Attract Back Build Capital China Chinese Cinema Cinemas Consumers Demand Films Foreign Help Increase Infrastructure Into Modernize New Will]
Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!
[ According After Aware Books Buildings Clearly Death Feel Films Go His How Individual Life Man Music Names Our Records Show Such Thing View Vigorously Whether Work]
The film camera's ability to physically move through space, not zoom through space - every time we have a video camera the movement is through zoom; every time we have a film camera it is a physical movement.
[ Ability Camera Every Film Move Movement Physical Physically Space Through Time Video]
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]
Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions.
[ Ideas New Starved Visions Voices]
Yes, actually ever since I saw his films and tried to write about them, Sirk's been in everything I've done. Not Sirk himself, but what I've learned from his work.
[ Actually Been Done Ever Everything Films Himself His Learned Saw Since Sirk Them Tried Work Write Yes]
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]
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 wanted to make sure that the film covered the main issues of his life. Musicianship, appearance.
[ Appearance Covered Film His Issues Life Main Make Musicianship Sure Wanted]
This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really.
[ Also Any Apart Been Boy Difference Fact Factors Film Hadn Jewish Loved Made Make Man Much Muslim Really Relevant Think Very Want]
You want to see women your own age in films.
[ Age Films Own See Want Women Your]
There was really a snobbery from people in film - they did not want people who had come from television. It was the poor relation of show business, and especially situation comedy.
[ Business Come Comedy Did Especially Film Had Poor Really Relation Show Situation Snobbery Television Want]
Films have gotten leaner and leaner, cutting out all variations from the story line.
[ Cutting Films Gotten Line Out Story Variations]
Digital has obviously changed things a lot, but not all for the better as far as I'm concerned. Of course it's much more convenient and you're getting instant results, but to me it just lacks the finesse of a roll of film and it has a slightly superimposed feel.
[ Better Changed Concerned Convenient Course Digital Far Feel Film Finesse Getting Instant Just Lacks Lot More Much Obviously Results Roll Slightly Superimposed Things]
This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
[ Advice Character Common Film Says Sound These Things Tradition Very Which Wise]
More personal films, you could make them, but your budgets would be cut down.
[ Budgets Could Cut Down Films Make More Personal Them Would Your]
A film like Genevieve to my contemporaries is not a film made years ago, but last week or last year. They see me as I was then, not as I am now.
[ Ago Am Contemporaries Film Genevieve Last Made Now See Then Week Year Years]
Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned.
[ Disturb Film Imprisoned Kept Marquis Must Presented Quo Similarly Someone Status Therefore Would]
In any film there's always a historical implication.
[ Always Any Film Historical Implication]
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]
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]
My main aim has always been to do good quality films with roles that have some substance. With Power and Beauty there were loads of things that I liked about the movie, which made me opt for it.
[ Aim Always Beauty Been Films Good Liked Loads Made Main Movie Opt Power Quality Roles Some Substance Things Were Which]
As you can probably tell, I like films and directors that bring a totally unique style to filming action.
[ Action Bring Directors Filming Films Probably Style Tell Totally Unique]
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]
As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul.
[ Also Aspect Beauty Begins Character Deeper Discover Excitement Falls Fast Film Heart His Love Pace Political Ralph Run Soul Thriller Together Two Wife]
I have lot of respect of filmmakers who work in Telugu and Tamil.
[ Filmmakers Lot Respect Work]
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 can be intimidating, but not within the confines of a film shoot.
[ Confines Film Intimidating Shoot Within]
You see so many movies... the younger people who are coming from MTV or who are coming from commercials and there's no sense of film grammar. There's no real sense of how to tell a story visually. It's just cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, you know, which is pretty easy.
[ Coming Commercials Cut Easy Film Grammar How Just Know Many Movies Mtv Pretty Real See Sense Story Tell Visually Which Younger]
I make a film like I cook for friends. I hope they like it, but if they don't, I'm prepared to enjoy it all by myself.
[ Cook Enjoy Film Friends Hope Make Myself Prepared]
So I told Robert from the start that if we couldn't get Charles and Max to take part, but especially Charles, that I didn't want to make the film. So would he call his mother and talk to Charles and see if Charles would at all be interested.
[ Call Charles Especially Film Get His Interested Make Max Mother Part Robert See Start Take Talk Told Want Would]
If I could live my life all over I'd do everything the same; the film in my camera would remain the same; there's no way lord, to leave this love behind.
[ Behind Camera Could Everything Film Leave Life Live Lord Love Over Remain Same Way Would]
When James Cameron brought me the script, which I developed with both Cameron and Jay Cocks, I wanted to make it a thriller, an action film, but with a conscience, and I found that it had elements of social realism.
[ Action Both Brought Cameron Conscience Developed Elements Film Found Had James Jay Make Realism Script Social Thriller Wanted Which]
I want to win an Oscar. I want to be known for more than, like, going out. For being the 'party girl'. I hate that. I bust my ass when I'm filming and when I have time off, yeah, I like to go out and dance.
[ Ass Being Bust Dance Filming Girl Go Going Hate Known More Off Oscar Out Party Than Time Want Win Yeah]
My first love is acting on stage. A sitcom is a hybrid of stage and film.
[ Acting Film First Hybrid Love Sitcom Stage]
But I think the thing I'm proud of about the film is that there aren't many films - either independent films or mainstream Hollywood films - that are like this; it's of its own times, and it's the film Mike Nichols wanted to make.
[ Either Film Films Hollywood Independent Mainstream Make Many Mike Nichols Own Proud Thing Think Times Wanted]
The State Film Authority will be there for film as industry only, as is the case in all the other states, except Victoria. Victoria is moving more now into supporting non-commercial films.
[ Authority Case Except Film Films Industry Into More Moving Non-Commercial Now Only Other State States Supporting Victoria Will]
When I am shooting a film I never think of how I want to shoot something; I simply shoot it.
[ Am Film How Never Shoot Shooting Simply Something Think Want]
Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.
[ Actor Being Different Film Theatre Very]
I wanted to make Canadian films, and I ended up making American films.
[ American Canadian Ended Films Make Making Up Wanted]
I did manage to secure a feature film for 2005, though, which I'm really chuffed about.
[ Did Feature Film Manage Really Secure Though Which]
At the end of the film Val suggests there may be a way to rejoin the living, when he says, 'Let's see if we're able to live among the living, walk among the living.'
[ Able Among End Film Live Living May Rejoin Says See Suggests Val Walk Way]