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[Russel Crowe] has been through a lot and had a lot of success. No one knew who he was when I worked with him 12 years ago. He's just come off a great film in Australia- Romper Stomper - and so it was good to see him again. Obviously, I'd seen him since.
I'd love to do a film with Michael Fassbender. He's one of my heroes. I think he's absolutely amazing and I would love to do a project with him.
I'm the only Mauritanian filmmaker so it wouldn't make sense to make a film in France. I could shoot outside of my own country if the story was something that called for it. Africa really has to be the reason for me to make a new film.
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?
I could not do the film Spinal Tap because I was already at MTV and it was occupying all my time.
Film sets are constantly amusing because you really are creating something that is so very surreal, and I kind of like that.
Most of us who got into film industry in early 2000s weren't prepared for the constant vigilance that being a celebrity requires, and there's no school for learning how to handle it well or gracefully. It's a hard thing to figure out. A lot of people don't deal with it well because they're either too paranoid or they're doing things they probably shouldn't be doing in public.
Sidharth and me were supposed to work much before Bang Bang, we were in talks for a few films which didnt work out.
I was thrilled with how the first series of 'Sherlock' was received. It was such great fun to film, which makes it so rewarding when something you enjoy is so well received.
Every film has challenges and all of us are doing it together, all the cast is doing it together so you keep each other motivated I guess and keep each other in check.
I really believe the form of the film must be in the scenario; cinema is not just added value to the scripting. I believe in it as a totality.
I'm more likely to lose my temper on a film set than almost anywhere. Often the level of idiocy is so exalted that it's impossible to comprehend.
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.
Television has usurped everybody from film. And so have commercials, by the way.
Joe R. Lansdale
I have always felt validated and it shouldn't take film to do that for writer, but I'm glad it has. My plan has always been to be read more widely by doing just what I've always done. I wanted to break into the mainstream without becoming mainstream.
I had great inspiration from a Japanese composer named Toru Takemitsu. He wrote over 90 film scores and a lot of concert music, a lot of classical music, and he gave me a lot of inspiration, as well as composers from other countries.
If it could have happened through a film that I was associated with, it would have made be doubly proud. It makes me proud anyway. I am not disappointed.
My films have elements of genre in them, which prevents them from being purely art films.
One of the positive aspects from my point of view in terms of lifestyle doing film is that I can say "Well, I'm now going to have three months where I'm just going to hang out and be with the family".
One of the great things about film is that, typically anything that's introduced in the first five minutes, the audiences will by into.
For me, it's always difficult when a historical film claims to depict or represent a reality that none of us can know, that is always different. It's always the case. We never know what happened then. So my approach with the narrator is to question that, to leave that open, to underline the fact that this is uncertain.
My family was never cultural in that we never went to see plays, my mum wasn't very into films.
The prospect of being able to work on a Kaufman film with him directing was just too good to be true.
M. Night Shyamalan
The beauty is that we can blur film and TV a little bit more.
Film is the greatest teacher because it teaches not only through the brain but through the whole body
I never thought about acting before I started modeling, but since then I've been in short films and music videos, and I got interested. It felt natural to switch over.
I really enjoy working on small films.
I've made six or seven good films. The others, not so good.
Helena Bonham Carter
A film actor is just a victim of directors and editors.
The first person to make me realize there was someone behind the film was Steven Spielberg.
Now there's always exceptions to that and the reason is if the film doesn't really work, whereas before you could rely on a decent amount of DVD sales to prop up the revenue to ensure that you got out in a decent manner, now if the film doesn't work, the film doesn't work and there's none of that DVD revenue to fall back on and you can lose a huge, huge sum of money on a big budget movie.
I'm glad that my films have been consistently faring well rather than one stray Friday!
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
In the United States there's not a lot of people interested in foreign language films. Every time, it's more difficult for foreign language films to survive here.
What I had to say was, in general, I'm not really a fan of any one genre of any kind of film.
Producing films was a distraction for me for which I payed dearly.
Everything's a film idea if this is what you do.I've always been secretly confident that I'd never run out of ideas,because I've never had any. I just live my life, see things theway I do, and I'm just looking for a notion to hang it all on.
I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films, because it takes over your life.
A. D. Posey
When is now.
I'm not a big slasher film fan.
I naively thought I was making a low-budget movie. But, when the film came out, the Daily Variety reviewer at that time who was named Art Murphy described it as an exploitation film. I had never heard that term before. Roger never used it. So that's how I learned that I had made an exploitation film.
I want my audience to say, "Wow, this is a film I'm benefiting from. I'm benefiting from what this filmmaker is trying to say." I'd always rather learn and be entertained than be entertained and feel myself getting dumber by the moment.
Often I think the novels I read won't make very good movies - I better not say which I'm looking at for potential films! - but it's nice to have an excuse to just sit and read for a whole day.
What's funny is that with my comedies I don't believe they're my best screenplays necessarily. They're just the ones that I wrote that I knew I could get financing, you know? I believe my other films could be better, but right now they're not being made. But they will eventually.
Anybody who pitches a story or an idea for a film to an executive, whatever the latest hit is, is what you're comparing it to.
The characters in Person of Interest are unique in incredible way.
I think one of my biggest influences is Bette Davis. I've seen almost every one of her films, and she's been very inspiring to me.
The problem with being an adult most of your life is not having been a child long enough. (08/26/2019)
There's the concept that if I do this big budget project, then that will help me do the things I really want to do and bring more money to those films.
Maybe it's for good what has happen, maybe it's not for good. Nobody knows, but don't ruin your day thinking about this sad event (The Dead). In the film "The Night Before", the same thing happen, but it went to something new and wonderful, marvelous how?? The friends become best friends, parties, loads fun. This is all what we need!
Paul Thomas Anderson
No matter how many times you do it, you don't get used to the sadness - for me at least - of coming to the end of a film.