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Sometimes films ignore other points of view because it's simpler to tell the story that way, but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different points of view and situations, the more real the story is.
~By Ang Lee ~


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.
~By Philip Seymour Hoffman ~


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.
~By Chuck Jones ~


It's not just about filming, you go to awards and interviews too. I enjoy all of it, even learning my lines!
~By Christopher Parker ~


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.
~By David Thewlis ~


I don't consider myself to be particularly gifted in the way that other filmmakers are gifted.
~By Steven Soderbergh ~


But you know, as you say, the original versions of my films are getting out there, slowly.
~By Dario Argento ~


I like doing family films.
~By Matthew Lillard ~


I'd like to believe that the people that have supported me in my work or identified with me in films, the people that feel they know me, they do and they don't have misconceptions - they understand. I believe that.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


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.
~By Simon Callow ~


Well, I don't know what they'll turn out to be, but I'm working on a film of Kon Tiki.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


Reservoir Dogs is a small film, and part of its charm was that it was a small film. I'd probably make it for $3 million now so I'd have more breathing room.
~By Quentin Tarantino ~


I do like to be creative and I'm very lucky that I've been given different areas in which I'm able to do that - whether it be film or television or theatre or whatever. I'm also still into music and recording.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.
~By Ivor Novello ~


A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


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.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


I'll do at least one action film every year because of my fans. This is my promise to them.
~By Akshay Kumar ~


Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.
~By Frank Capra ~


When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates. You get lazy and you start acting.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart. I like graphic novels more than comic books.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
~By Aishwarya Rai ~


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.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


It's sad - it's sad for us old enough to remember when directors ruled, and films were substantially better than they are today. But it's hard to argue with those kinds of grosses.
~By Mark Rydell ~


My friend James Cameron and I made three films together - True Lies, The Terminator and Terminator 2. Of course, that was during his early, low-budget, art-house period.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


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 ~


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.
~By Gay Talese ~


I worked for Sam Peckinpah on quite a bit of action in his films, and he got excited once in a while.
~By Richard Farnsworth ~


Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing.
~By Claude Chabrol ~


I haven't done an international film for a long time.
~By Sadie Frost ~


I'm going to do an adaptation of the Italian film, Bread and Tulips. I really like that film.
~By Norman Jewison ~


My creative partner is a writer, and he's got an executive producing credit on this film. We've made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station where they were trying to develop films, but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.
~By Abraham Zapruder ~


I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


People in independent film have a passion; they're not in it for the money.
~By Gena Rowlands ~


Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece.
~By Maurice Jarre ~


I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London. In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other, it is like bobbing at the net in tennis.
~By Albert Finney ~


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.
~By Spike Lee ~


Film is shot in fragments, and the same moments can be shot again and again until the director is satisfied.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film.
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous chemistry and they do a really good job.
~By Paul M. Glaser ~


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 think it's easier to make a film with 200 million dollars than 960 grand.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


As we were leaving the Huron camp, it was awkward filming. I think that the Huron watching us was there to create tension - maybe we wouldn't get out. Nothing complicated.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


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 ~


Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement, but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby, and that the big one was his mother. In that short little film, computer animation went from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking.
~By John Lasseter ~


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.
~By Giovanni Ribisi ~


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.
~By Robert Conrad ~


When you grow up on film, people sometimes have difficulties accepting the fact that you are growing up. They always imagine you younger.
~By Michelle Trachtenberg ~


I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins.
~By Kathleen Quinlan ~


Well, visual language is another boring discussion about the nature of film.
~By Alan Rudolph ~


I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


When you do bigger films, the financiers take more risks.
~By Dougray Scott ~


I want to do films I can relate to emotionally.
~By Christian Slater ~


The only place that I'd be worried about being typecast is the independent film world.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


I think I have always tried to do the smaller films. I like to jump around and there is something really nice for acting in a smaller film. But I think now, Hollywood's movies certainly involve a younger generation for the most part and so... I love going back and forth.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.
~By Uwe Boll ~


Films are hard to make and I think the word indulge really leads one to believe that it's an easy sort of business and it's really extremely difficult.
~By Ken Russell ~


I can't do a film if I don't start with the writing.
~By Neil Jordan ~


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.
~By George Clooney ~


Which is why I felt I was truly blessed this year, with leads in two nice films, and also the luxury of being able to do a studio film and an independent afterwards was fantastic.
~By Rachel True ~


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.
~By Melvin Van Peebles ~


My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come.
~By Ravi Shankar ~


Sometimes a director is making three films. Perhaps he is shooting a film in Madras and a film in Bombay and he can't leave Madras as some shooting has to be done, so he directs by telephone. The shooting takes place. On schedule.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin.
~By Barbara Steele ~


Three years after starting, by physically doing everything from raising the finance to special effects, we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


Although you have some films that are a real bummer, there's always a film that comes up where it's just heaven.
~By Terence Stamp ~


I'm always a fan of a good horror film.
~By Andre Braugher ~


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.
~By Otto Schily ~


What I had to say was, in general, I'm not really a fan of any one genre of any kind of film.
~By Adam Arkin ~


Everyone starts a film thinking that it would be a big hit. But sometimes it goes haywire.
~By Anil Kapoor ~


Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album - and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film.
~By Phil Collins ~


I haven't read a review of one of my films for the best part of 10 years.
~By Barry Sonnenfeld ~


Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blows is.
~By Takeshi Kitano ~


On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don't want to make a movie with guns everywhere.
~By Jim McKay ~


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.
~By Douglas Trumbull ~


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.
~By Alexis Bledel ~


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.
~By Adrian Lyne ~


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.
~By Eriq La Salle ~


I did 10 years of comedies and 10 years of Westerns. I really like to stay away from car chases. I prefer the more intimate film. You have a much more direct association with the emotions.
~By Elmer Bernstein ~


I love films where the world seems to be going a bit faster and everything's a bit brighter and more in focus.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


I've been really fortunate to be able to do different kinds of films in different scales, different genres, different kinds of roles, and that is important to me.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


And, so yeah, I'll always want to work in independent films because you're not forced into a category or a formula.
~By Terrence Howard ~


The foundation for film acting is stage acting.
~By James Lipton ~


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.
~By Tom Cruise ~


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.
~By Gary Kemp ~


There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.
~By Louise Brooks ~


Nobody got Punk'd and he was still in his season for that show when we were filming. So the kids were very aware that it was filming and that was his show and they were very much on the lookout for that.
~By Piper Perabo ~


I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither a film star nor having a career on the stage.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


I don't really pay attention to the filmmaker thing.
~By Jason Mewes ~


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.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


I wanted to play a mother again. I thought it would be interesting to play the mother of an older child. And it was also the kind of part I've been looking for my whole career, actually, in film. You know, just to play a femme fatale who's very smart, and wicked.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


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.
~By Simon Pegg ~


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.
~By Estelle Morris ~


He's a guy's guy, so it pretty much became like the impressions - don't imitate Sean Connery's voice, and things like that. We were all kind of doing it towards the end of the film, anyway, and he was cool with it.
~By Shane West ~


I think all industries are sexist in nature and I don't think the film industry is any different.
~By Christine Lahti ~


My three Ps: passion, patience, perseverance. You have to do this if you've got to be a filmmaker.
~By Robert Wise ~

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