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Film Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Film

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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.
~By Jessie Matthews ~


It would be great to make a movie that had the style of a great '30's film.
~By Laura Dern ~


John Huston was a superb master. He knew how to make good films. I did three things with him. One is called Independence. It plays in Philadelphia, for free. It's been playing there for 25 years.
~By Eli Wallach ~


Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


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.
~By Alex Cox ~


I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip, but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


I worked on a film short with Frank Sinatra when I was a kid.
~By Dwayne Hickman ~


With the black and white films, one was concerned with tone.
~By Julie Harris ~


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


In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film.
~By Joshua Leonard ~


For the first few years we lived in a tiny rented cottage at the bottom of a friend's garden. We often joked that there was plenty of film in the fridge, but not too much food!
~By Nigel Dennis ~


I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


I like the George Romero films, which were really great, social satire movies; really twisted.
~By John Cusack ~


Documentaries have always inspired me in narrative filmmaking.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


This generation of filmmakers is very good. They're seasoned, for some reason.
~By Dennis Farina ~


Some of my ideas were shot down by Lucasfilm because they stepped on territory that has been reserved for the movies. I didn't have a problem with that.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


I'm a film doll. But I'm enjoying it. So I'm gonna keep doing it.
~By Shannyn Sossamon ~


When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. We produce 24 hours of film a season, which is like making 12 movies.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


Everybody gets typecast in movies, but you have to make wise choices. I'd say around 90 percent of movie casting is about the way you look, so you have to fight that. If producers had their way, I'd only be in action films, but I'm interested in a more varied career than that.
~By Famke Janssen ~


I do tend to take time off. A year and a half ago I went to film school, and before that I had taken years off at a time to be involved politically or this or that.
~By Sarah Polley ~


Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


Also the wonderful thing about film, you can see light at the end of the tunnel. You did realise that it is going to come to an end at some stage.
~By John Hurt ~


I think the roles in television are better for women right now. At this point, I don't want to continue doing the same things I've been doing in film because it's very limited.
~By Sandra Oh ~


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.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


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


The four of us couldn't have made a record with the time left over when we were shooting the show. We were on stage from 7.30 in the morning 'til 7 at night. Later on, when there was a break from filming, and we were sick of doing it the old way.
~By Peter Tork ~


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 ~


I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life. Violence in life breeds violence in films.
~By Robert Aldrich ~


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


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 ~


I like to work. I enjoy once a year, doing a film.
~By Hope Davis ~


There were no previews; we made the film we wanted to make.
~By Stephen Hopkins ~


Neither Rainer Werner, nor any of us could have succeeded, or produced the number of films that we did, just on our own. We showed our films to each other, discussed them vigorously and rarely agreed.
~By Wim Wenders ~


Every single Pixar film, at one time or another, has been the worst movie ever put on film. But we know. We trust our process. We don't get scared and say, 'Oh, no, this film isn't working.'
~By John Lasseter ~


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.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


Yes, sir, I was in the processing room watching them actually process the film.
~By Abraham Zapruder ~


On a film, I was always acting. I was either changing my clothes really quickly and wiping off the lipstick and putting on the other lipstick and then working constantly, constantly.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


We've evolved from sitting back on our tripods and shooting wildlife films like they have been shot historically, which doesn't work for us.
~By Steve Irwin ~


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.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes.
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


My cousin Malcolm Lee is also a filmmaker.
~By Spike Lee ~


I thought The Visitation was good fun. We did some of that filming at Ealing on the big set.
~By Sarah Sutton ~


I was shocked. They were going to give me money to make this really odd show? Well, I still had little thought of it going to series, but I thought it was great that my next short film was going to be paid for.
~By Joe Murray ~


When you're actually making the film, you're constantly battling to maintain its integrity.
~By Ted Kotcheff ~


One movie is only one movie. I want to have a lifetime of making films.
~By Sam Mendes ~


When I finish a film, I put it away and I never look at it again.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


Take a film of Jacques Tati like Mon Oncle which has something quite new - for me, unique - in it.
~By Norman McLaren ~


I love film and TV, the medium of them, just because it's such a smaller screen. It's much more precise. Ideally, I'd like to do maybe a film a year of some sort and use that to work more in the theatre because theatre really is my first love.
~By Shuler Hensley ~


I've been very fortunate to be able to jump around. I just did this really wonderful film called Map of the World. That was a real, amazing, dramatic story. Then I did a movie called Company Men, a little comedy about the Bay of Pigs.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


And I'm very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor.
~By Terrence Howard ~


I've always been fascinated by Asian culture, and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film.
~By Sarah Michelle Gellar ~


It isn't glamorous until after the film is finished, and you are at the premiere and getting your picture on the cover of magazines.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


My advice to young film-makers is this: don't follow trends, start them!
~By Frank Capra ~


You have film actors doing TV, rap stars doing TV, with everyone kind of crossing the line.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


I'm not going to spend two years on a film or four years on an opera if I don't feel like I can put my own self into it. That doesn't mean it has to be about myself.
~By Julie Taymor ~


The greatest drawback in making pictures is the fact that film makers have to eat.
~By Ray Milland ~


I reckon I closed down at least two films companies, one of which was in Ealing in the mid 1950s.
~By Nigel Kneale ~


I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all.
~By Jennifer Sky ~


Time and time again I was told that I would never make the film on time and never make it on budget. That kind of criticism tends to turn me into a great big motor of efficiency.
~By Richard E. Grant ~


Playing Fagin in the play and film was a small miracle.
~By Ron Moody ~


When I made my first film, I didn't think of it as directing, so it wasn't like I set out to become a director.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


I lived in Vancouver, where they film so many things. So it gave me a good shot at it.
~By Sarah Chalke ~


Well, I'm proud to say American Pie was the kind of crazy, gross-out film that guys thought was the greatest.
~By Jason Biggs ~


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.
~By Lesley Gore ~


Film people are coming into TV, because they can't get any work.
~By Delta Burke ~


With the Internet, kids today learn things quicker than we do and they have everything there is to see, so you have to do more than just remake some old '70s film.
~By Donnie Wahlberg ~


It's gotten out of control. It's taking bigger and bigger names to make smaller and smaller films. I worry that important films without a big name attached won't get made at all.
~By Glenn Close ~


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.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


Film lovers are sick people.
~By Francois Truffaut ~


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.
~By Guy Hamilton ~


The lifeblood of my career has been independent film.
~By James Woods ~


So there was always a stunt coordinator on those films that was from Stunts Unlimited and I was just one of the young warriors from Stunts Unlimited that got to be a part of it because it was a big show and they needed a lot of guys.
~By David R. Ellis ~


I have made all my films for my children with the exception of my first film because my oldest daughter wasn't born when I was making the film about the Brooklyn Bridge.
~By Ken Burns ~


Working on a film, you don't get time to develop rivalries, but the theatre is like a little village, and the differences between me, Lionel and Georgia grew.
~By Ron Moody ~


Film then does not promote socialist revolution in any consistent way.
~By Mark Poster ~


What I mean is that today's films lay lot of emphasis on glamour and associated emotions.
~By Rajendra Prasad ~


On Saturday afternoons, there was a film, of course, and then we did about four shows between the films. And I would do a tap dance, a little military tap.
~By Barbara Cook ~


I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


My soul is not my own any more. I cannot live like I want to. I am going to give up films.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


When you are making the one you are doing, you think it is the greatest film going. And then you do another one and it is a great film.
~By Nick Nolte ~


It was a scene I was really looking forward to, and one that I embraced, and when we were filming it, George got closer and closer and closer with that camera - he was practically up my nose for the final shot. So I knew it was a moment that I had to do my best to get right.
~By Ian McDiarmid ~


It would be like the films I've seen where wardens would decide to be in a jail cell for a week, to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner.
~By Gregory Hines ~


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 ~


Several of the actors I've had the good fortune of working with stand out in my mind as 'ultimate'. I guess the obvious would be Tom Hanks, because he really is as fun and as genuine as he comes across in his films and interviews.
~By Barry Pepper ~


I'd never do a film that would hurt anyone's sentiments, be it Indian or not.
~By Akshay Kumar ~


I'm not a politician; I'm lucky to be a filmmaker and to be able to express myself through the films I make.
~By Mathieu Kassovitz ~


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.
~By Tony Visconti ~


It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


I'm writing a film. With our access to these powerful media, we're going to take over, because it's really disgusting what is put out there now to be consumed.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


In this way, some film schools can be destructive.
~By Richard King ~


Films have gotten leaner and leaner, cutting out all variations from the story line.
~By Neil Jordan ~


I'm actually part of a number of minorities. I grew up being a horribly awkward kid. A terrible student. And now I find myself as a filmmaker, and you feel kind of alone in the world because you're separate from everyone else.
~By Bryan Singer ~


A government institution called the Finnish Film Foundation funds filmmaking there, and I wrote several screenplays but never got any money. They were sent back to me, and they said that they were too commercial for them.
~By Renny Harlin ~


Not at all, I wanted to go into medicine. I took science in college. But my dad was a Producer - Director in Kannada films, and someone saw me, and one thing led to another.
~By Soundarya ~


I've always been very left of center and the radio never had much diversity and film did.
~By Cliff Martinez ~


I want to make a film about a factory worker.
~By Richard Linklater ~


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?
~By Eriq La Salle ~


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 ~

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