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So film music is something I absolutely wanna get involved in.
~By Vanessa Brown ~


Sometimes when you make a film you can go away for three months and then come back and live your life. But this struck a much deeper chord. I don't have the ability yet to speak about it in an objective.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


Anybody can write a film script 'cuz it has been reduced to a formula.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film; it may only be 600 in a play. But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting.
~By Cyril Cusack ~


It's pretty clear to me that working as a director for hire agrees with me. I like it. The films that have come out of that, I personally like better than the ones that didn't.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


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 ~


My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
~By Christian Bale ~


All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


Then all of a sudden, Quentin Tarantino comes along and puts a song from 40 years ago in one of his films and they've suddenly discovered you. That was a real gift that Quentin gave me.
~By Nancy Sinatra ~


I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems.
~By Dario Argento ~


I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is, of course, a typical scene from my daily life, so isn't much of a stretch.
~By Emma Thompson ~


I knew her work very well and I knew that if she offered me a role in her movie, it wouldn't be something stupid. So I agreed to do the film before I read the script.
~By Beatrice Dalle ~


Well it kind of is project to project because as a writer I think you always write to some degree about things that you know or things that happened - but my favourite filmmakers, my favourite movies of theirs tend to be the personal movies.
~By Cameron Crowe ~


I have no control over a film. I don't know what will be left on the cutting floor.
~By Judi Dench ~


Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity.
~By Christine Baranski ~


At the end of Requiem all I wanted to do was get a DV camera and just do a small film. But then the hunger comes back.
~By Darren Aronofsky ~


Really? Worst film you ever saw. Well, my next one will be better. Hello. Hello.
~By Ed Wood ~


I'm very manipulative towards directors. My theory is that everyone on the set is directing the film, we're all receiving art messages from the universe on how we should do the film.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


The director is the only person who knows what the film is about.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


Restoration I did because I really loved e novel and I like Michael Hoffman, who directed it, but it wasn't a really challenging part for me. I'm not critical of the film: I just don't think I gave a very interesting performance.
~By David Thewlis ~


They are just 100 per cent bear, whereas human beings feel we're not 100 per cent human, that we're always letting ourselves down. We're constantly striving towards something, to some fulfilment.
~By Stephen Fry ~


Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film, and sometimes you like your part in a film, and sometimes you like the final result.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


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.
~By Faye Dunaway ~


I like films, or some films, and would be intrigued to see my work on screen.
~By Tanith Lee ~


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.
~By Joel Coen ~


I think you can't be passive in making this film - or in watching it.
~By James Caviezel ~


This fall I'm doing something I've never done before. I'm starring in a film, an independent film.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


But, I've made films in Japan, in Yugoslavia, all over Europe, all over the United States, Mexico, but not Hollywood.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


I never feel more alive than when I'm on stage. On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up, or the hand, there is a lot of close up.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


I don't believe in an annual dose of film music for the sake of it being film music. If we program film music, it will be because there is a real artistic reason for doing so.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


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.
~By Charlton Heston ~


Well physically preparing for the role, definitely and then continuing to stay physically fit throughout filming, getting up, 4.00 4.30 in the morning.
~By Brandon Routh ~


I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films.
~By Jonathan Demme ~


But also, there are no films being made about Afghanistan.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


I regret not doing a film that I was offered with Clark Gable because the script was not good enough.
~By Leslie Caron ~


I have seen 'Thor', yeah. It's fantastic. Being that close to something, it's often pretty hard to watch yourself, but the film in so many ways is so impressive that I was swept along with it like an audience member, and that's a pretty good sign.
~By Chris Hemsworth ~


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.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


You know, I don't really do that much looking inside me when I'm working on a project. Whatever I am becomes what that film is. But I change; you change.
~By Steven Spielberg ~


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.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


I had more fun making Traffic than either of the Ocean's films.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


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.
~By John Sayles ~


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.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


The last three films I've done are about self-immolation.
~By Claire Forlani ~


I prefer working on films. I like the variety. There is nothing better than playing a bad girl for two months, then playing someone sweet for the next two. Films give you this opportunity.
~By Amy Weber ~


The biggest challenge was trying to convey the story of the making of a film that isn't finished yet - and which won't be finished until the third film, The Return of the King, reaches our cinemas towards the end of 2003!
~By Brian Sibley ~


Making your first feature film is actually impossible.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


I did The Newton Boys and during the whole process of making the film, I may have spent a week in Los Angeles.
~By Richard Linklater ~


If people take the film and screen it whenever possible for their social and professional networks, we can continue to make a difference. It is one more element we have to use in the ongoing effort to take back our country.
~By Robert Greenwald ~


The director is planning on titling the film 'Yummy Fur' so we are probably planning on changing the title of the book to 'Yummy Fur' to match the film.
~By Chester Brown ~


I see wonderful films by Bertolucci, Visconti, and Fellini.
~By Vincente Minnelli ~


The films that have influenced me and the films that have motivated me and inspired me were films that resonated, films that made me think after I saw them.
~By Eriq La Salle ~


Tender Mercies is a very low-budget film, but it was a huge budget compared to anything I had done in Australia. My fee for Tender Mercies was something like five times all of my Australian films combined.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable.
~By Timothy Dalton ~


Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they want to keep 'em down in L.A.
~By Philip Kaufman ~


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.
~By Brad Bird ~


We work in an environment where your options are to do, you know, Batman 10, so when you get to do a movie that's a really great film like this, people really step up to the plate and enjoy it.
~By James Woods ~


I try to make films that move people when they are in the theater and make them think only after they leave.
~By Claude Berri ~


I take more jobs when I need more money, if I'm investing in films. I take fewer when I don't. Or if something really good comes along, I usually find a way to do a good job on it in the time that I've got.
~By John Sayles ~


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.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Yes, there is some thought about making a film of My Name Is Asher Lev.
~By Chaim Potok ~


The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


This applies to many film jobs, not just editing: half the job is doing the job, and the other half is finding ways to get along with people and tuning yourself in to the delicacy of the situation.
~By Walter Murch ~


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.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic.
~By Sofia Coppola ~


You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


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.
~By Bruce McCulloch ~


It became very clear to the director that it would be foolish not to use our friendship. I had tried to talk to him about it because all the relationships in the film are so, not negative, but antagonistic. There's not a lot of love going around.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


I think my recognizability ebbs and flows. I don't lead a particularly celebrity lifestyle or anything like that. I don't go to showbiz parties or red-carpet events, so it all depends on whether I've got a film out. I've not been very visible in the last year or so and as a result hardly anyone stops me in the street.
~By James McAvoy ~


People either know Alan Rudolph and love every single one of his films or they don't know him at all.
~By Neve Campbell ~


So I was asked to do horror film after horror film, a series of about five, after that, and some of those were a little too gruesome. I wasn't too comfortable all the time in those. I didn't really care for them.
~By Fay Wray ~


The whole film is about people being convinced that they can reduce themselves to their archetypes.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


The film is a romance with songs and dances, aimed at a family audience.
~By Sanjay Dutt ~


When Tim Allen made The Santa Clause, I thought that was a delightful film. It took a modern sensibility but layered onto it a kind of sentiment.
~By Leonard Maltin ~


From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker.
~By Donnie Yen ~


The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


I'm not going to live my life unhappy and why should he and we talk about it and I think what's great about the film is that it shows is the meaning of family doesn't have to be as traditional as it once was, like you can make a family.
~By Nia Long ~


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.
~By Sabrina Lloyd ~


Independent films in this country are in the same position. Miramax and Fine Line are not independent - they're with Disney! Come on. Or they're with Warner Brothers. They're all with somebody.
~By Dennis Hopper ~


It used to be you did TV or you did film. Now it's like a media blitz.
~By Stephen Dorff ~


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.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
~By Carter Burwell ~


We are the only state that does not have a State Film Corporation there to support the commercial industry.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


And getting stunt coordinator Dan Bradley and everybody from the whole 'Bourne Supremacy' crew, I think was real cool for our film because we do a bunch of really big jumps in this movie.
~By Sean William Scott ~


It's hard not to get a big head in the film industry, there are people on a set paid to cater to your every need, from the minute you arrive until you go home. It's kind of strange, but not unpleasant.
~By Eric Stoltz ~


In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).
~By John Podhoretz ~


An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great. But I think you have to consider awards with some distance and not get obsessed with it. When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.
~By Alejandro Amenabar ~


It's incredible that they censor films. It's sad.
~By Dario Argento ~


I'm going to insult a whole industry here, but it seems like TV is for people who can't do film. I'm not talking about actresses; I'm talking about lighting people. Lighting on TV is just so... it's sinful, it really is.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


I am not well educated or bright enough to be politically clued in, but I hope in the film that I'm going to shock a few people, win a lot of people over.
~By John Lone ~


I did a film a long time ago with a shaved head and I had the ugliest looking head in the world.
~By Gedde Watanabe ~


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 ~


It's funny, like 15 years ago when I was a kid doing all the John Hughes movies, I remember Bruce Willis was the only guy who was transitioning from television into film.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which is an immersive medium.
~By Carter Burwell ~


Each film is different. Time Code was very quick - a matter of months. Miss Julie has been on my shelf as a script for some seven or eight years. But then the shooting process was very quick - 16 days.
~By Mike Figgis ~


I knew nothing about football, then someone showed me a film of Petit and I realised how interesting the game could be. He is divine. When I met him I could barely speak, he was so gorgeous. Women will love that show.
~By Ruby Wax ~


I did the occasional odd film, like Endless Love.
~By Shirley Knight ~


A lot of more modern films seem to just be out for violence or sex or what have you, without relating it to what's going within human beings. But every now and then one comes along that does that, and it's a joy.
~By Kim Hunter ~

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