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I think cinema should provoke thoughts, sure, but using it as I soapbox I think is the wrong place.
~By Jeremy Renner ~


I went to the Tokyo Film Festival in Japan because I love Japanese cinema.
~By Leslie Caron ~


I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence, and the theater you like has more to do with language.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


National film industries tend to move in cycles. In Australia right now, we're on a high, a feeling of potential, which as yet shows no sign of flagging. But the word "industry" is misleading. A small national cinema has no industry in the Hollywood sense.
~By Peter Weir ~


That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre, classic, normal, romantic. Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


I'm getting a little bored by the juxtaposition of American and other cinema. I no longer think this division is as true as it might have been in the 1980s, or the early part of the 90s.
~By Wim Wenders ~


I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago, and I don't enjoy it even now.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


You have to give directors and cinematographers a word blueprint for visuals, but I had to learn that from experience.
~By Steven Bochco ~


I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


And Twin Peaks, the Film is the craziest film in the history of cinema. I have no idea what happened, I have no idea what I saw, all I know is that I left the theater floating six feet above the ground.
~By Jacques Rivette ~


I like cinema audiences. I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.
~By Roland Joffe ~


Cinema explains American society. It's like a Western, with good guys and bad guys, where the weak don't have a place.
~By Jacques Delors ~


I was utilized because I have a certain face that works well in cinema, and I'm used to making myself look as good as possible.
~By Julie Christie ~


Realism is always subjective in film. There's no such thing as cinema verite.
~By Crispin Glover ~


Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


In football you have an adversary; in cinema that adversary is yourself.
~By Eric Cantona ~


I feel very proud that we have managed to stay together. In these forty years we have made forty-six films. Each one has brought a certain name and contribution to cinema.
~By Ismail Merchant ~


We have a partnership deal with New Line Records, which is part of New Line Cinema, and... I worked on that.
~By James Iha ~


The souls you have got cast upon the screen of publicity appear like the horrid and writhing creatures enlarged from the insect world, and revealed to us by the cinematograph.
~By James Larkin ~


On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I wish there were more like it. The very fact that there can't be more like it is one of the reasons it's admirable.
~By Carter Burwell ~


With this silent film, I wanted to hide what was going on in the clinic. I wanted to cover it up in the best cinematic way and in an entertaining manner.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


Entertainment today constantly emphasises the message that things are wonderful the way they are. But there is another kind of cinema, which says that change is possible and necessary and it's up to you.
~By Wim Wenders ~


Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
~By Jean-Luc Godard ~


I guess we've had a very close relationship because I don't pretend to know about cinema and I think I do know a bit about theatre but he does, he respected that and so we really just had a collaboration which went completely like this.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


Very few cinematographers, other than the Europeans, know how to light women like they used to in the old days.
~By Jennifer O'Neill ~


I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


I think what makes compelling fiction or cinema is when you're basically taking the most intense moments of experience and you're creating a song or a narrative out of it.
~By David O. Russell ~


But I think that the spirit of protectionism would be the grave of European cinema. You cannot protect something by building a fence around it and thinking that this will help it survive.
~By Wim Wenders ~


Today's cinema is a global art form, it is impossible to make movies for a market the size of France, representing no more than 4% of the world's total.
~By Jean-Jacques Annaud ~


I'd like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre, Marx for politics and Freud for psychology: someone after whom nothing is as it used to be.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


The cinema is an institution nowadays, with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
~By Ivor Novello ~


I'm a huge fan of world cinema, because each country uses cinema in a very individual way.
~By Mike Figgis ~


I feel for Veronica Mars so much when I'm watching at home. It is a wonderful story. The writing is consistently funny, biting, charming, heart-wrenching, etc. I also like the look of it. The cinematography - different from any other show.
~By Jason Dohring ~


Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.
~By Jackie Chan ~


The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


During the Sixties, the Americans thought I was the greatest thing in the history of cinema.
~By Michael Winner ~


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.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


Cinema will always have an important role to play in society.
~By Leslie Caron ~


The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
~By Karel Reisz ~


Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein, I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film, so impressed with what cinema could do.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


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.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


Previously the same Polish audiences would have been pressured into seeing cinema made for adults, films made by us about those spheres of life that were significant for us and which should be significant for our society.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Some months ago, while I was preparing a new work, I told a young cinema executive my intention of including in a soundtrack two themes from Bach. But when he asked me which has been the last hit from that Bach?, then I knew that I had no longer place in cinema.
~By Maurice Jarre ~


So, if falling crime rates coincide with the rise of violent video games and increasing violence on TV and at the cinema, should we conclude that media violence is causing the drop in crime rates?
~By Hugh Mackay ~


Of course the French are making very credible movies and it is still one of the greatest nations in terms of world cinema but the real problem is the decay in film criticism.
~By Wim Wenders ~


What he's done is recognise the cinematic nature of the book. It's beautifully realised - it's a beat film.
~By Tilda Swinton ~


Cinematography is infinite in its possibilities... much more so than music or language.
~By Conrad Hall ~


I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion. I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


One of the things I love about cinema is the range.
~By Mike Figgis ~


On the one hand, young theatre directors were coming to television theatre, because they wanted to get closer to the cinema, despite having studied and worked for the theatre.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's arm off and have red water hoses for veins, spraying blood everywhere.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic.
~By Christine Baranski ~


As soon as I get my car I think I'll be going to the cinema more. Since I don't go very often, there are no films that are a must see at the moment. I usually wait till they come out on DVD.
~By Tom Felton ~


And then, I suppose, there's also a cinematic reality on top of that. Because it was extremely difficult to keep tabs on, it was quite confusing acting that.
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


There's a great danger in making this seem more important than it is, this whole Free Cinema thing.
~By Karel Reisz ~


I was very glad later when I was directing that I wasn't in the hands of a cinematographer and hoping that he would do it well. I would know what he was doing, and we could discuss how that scene would look.
~By Nicolas Roeg ~


Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and sit together in the dark, like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries, dreaming the same dream in unison.
~By Angela Carter ~


When I go to a film, you're taking it easy and you let things wash over you. That's what cinema's all about. You get involved in a world that's being created in front of you.
~By Mary Hansen ~


What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should love cinema as much as I do.
~By Patrice Leconte ~


Cinema has only been around for about 100 years. Has all of the world's violence towards women taken place only within the past 100 years?
~By Richard King ~


I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema. Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
~By Alexander Walker ~


Anybody who comes to the cinema is bringing they're whole sexual history, their literary history, their movie literacy, their culture, their language, their religion, whatever they've got. I can't possibly manipulate all of that, nor do I want to.
~By David Cronenberg ~


No, I like today's cinema a lot. But I've spent so many decades only making movies. There's so much that I still want to do. Like, live. It's only up to me.
~By Jean-Louis Trintignant ~


Every cinematographer I worked with had his own way of solving problems.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects?
~By Sergei Eisenstein ~


Cinema has become a global economy, totally international.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.
~By Ivor Novello ~


It's up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You're either courageous or not. You have to find a way.
~By Ben Gazzara ~


Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Well, you cannot think of cinema now, and you cannot think of cinema in the UK and not place Chaplin in the most extraordinary elevated context, if there can be such a thing, in that he was a genius, he was unique.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Is the cinema more important than life?
~By Francois Truffaut ~


Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


I've been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


Doing cinema is not about watching yourself.
~By Charlotte Rampling ~


Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
~By Jean-Luc Godard ~


You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother.
~By Ted Demme ~


I really love sort of classical cinema where people were telling stories with very little dialogue, and people were using the camera in a really interesting way.
~By Alex Winter ~


My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail. I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


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.
~By Kim Hunter ~


When the cinematograph first made its appearance, we were told that the days of the ordinary theatre were numbered.
~By Ivor Novello ~


Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


Cinema is a worldwide phenomenon.
~By Wim Wenders ~


Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
~By Roman Polanski ~


And later I thought, I can't think how anyone can become a director without learning the craft of cinematography.
~By Nicolas Roeg ~


The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
~By Jim Morrison ~


I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality, while being entertaining. Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


There's still a 1950s view of cinema, that there's one audience and they all want to see the same thing.
~By Michael Winterbottom ~


I don't go to the cinema much.
~By Tom Felton ~


Any film I do is not going to change the way black women have been portrayed, or black people have been portrayed, in cinema since the days of D.W. Griffith.
~By Spike Lee ~


I think violence in a cinematic context can be, if handled in a certain way, very seductive.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


If cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores.
~By Gerard Depardieu ~


My duty is to try to reach beauty. Cinema is emotion. When you laugh you cry.
~By Roberto Benigni ~


If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


I use cinematic things in a theatrical way on stage, and in film I use theatrical techniques in a cinematic way.
~By Julie Taymor ~


With it adult political audiences abandoned cinemas. In their place appeared a void. That previous political audience migrated to the seats in front of their TV.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


It's shocking to say, but the cinema is quite a while away from me, and I haven't got a car yet.
~By Tom Felton ~


I am not someone who sacrifice all for the cinema, my life will be always more important.
~By Natalie Portman ~

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