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If you're sitting in the audience, you probably can't see the preparation and work that goes into creating a great scene or a great part, but I can assure you that a good film depends on lot of different things falling perfectly into place.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


I think that the change began... I made a film a few years ago called The Spitfire Grill, and that didn't make much money either, but it was a good film and an independent film.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


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


You could get in rehearsals, pre-production, anything that would actually contribute to the understanding of how a film gets made. I actually find those things increase people's interest in a movie and like that better than worrying about showing the tricks behind the curtain.
~By Jay Roach ~


No press conference announcing a last film. I'd just steal away. Best way because, if by chance after two or three years something interesting comes up, I would not - like Sinatra - have to say: "Well, I've thought it over and decided to come back."
~By Sophia Loren ~


The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization.
~By Fredric Jameson ~


On the one hand, we had great filmic spectacles that brought in big audiences, adults as well as primary and secondary school students. On the other hand, there were attempts to create contemporary Polish film.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


You get to the middle of a take that's going really well and the camera will run out of film. They have to stop you, apologize and then you've got to get things going all over again.
~By David Morse ~


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


I've explored the worship side, the pop side, and the film scoring side of me.
~By Michael W. Smith ~


I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or a percentage of the film's future earnings. I took the up front money. Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become.
~By Donald Pleasence ~


I would loathe to work on modern films.
~By Julie Harris ~


But, you know, when I choose a film I need to believe in it and believe I can do something special with it, and after a while that means not trying to judge or analyze why I should do it. You have to follow this intuition thing, which is a mystery to me.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career.
~By Tony Curtis ~


I wanted to make a film that was sophisticated and emotional, but for a wider audience.
~By Stephen Hopkins ~


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 ~


I made the film to bring the story of Islam, the story of 700 million of people, to the West.
~By Moustapha Akkad ~


Sometimes you just can't walk away from films you're offered, like the Dylan Thomas thing.
~By Dougray Scott ~


You seldom get that in film where you're lucky if you get any say at all in the final cut.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


It's not easy to strap yourself down to a desk and bash on a keyboard when you know you can direct lots of films, because directing films is fun and interactive and gregarious. Writing isn't.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect.
~By Julie Andrews ~


I was making films when I was about 12 years old - Super-8 films.
~By Renny Harlin ~


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 ~


But I feel that I have a responsibility to help the film and I have relations with the studio and with those who put up the money so that I can tell a story that I believe in.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


It is gorgeously shot, and Andrew believes that the old school way of making films in the best way. Meaning: you have a story, and you stick to the story. You don't change and alter the story because of people who've invested in it and what to put product in a shot.
~By Michael Berryman ~


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


You know, the blond guy plays the good guy and I play the bad part, the bad guys. Which is a lot of fun. Playing the bad guy is great. And it's the whole British thing. You know, in so many films the bad guy is British. Gary Oldman makes a living doing that.
~By Matt Robinson ~


After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


I'm really keen to go back and do some theatre, but I can't afford to at the moment because we're getting married in September. And then I'm hoping to direct a film at the end of this year, and that means a year of your life without pay.
~By Richard Roxburgh ~


When we began filming, these people had legs, but as we were filming, they had been injured and they were brought to the hospital to have their legs amputated, and that's where we found them and asked them to come and be part of the film.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


Once a film is made and it exists, someone somewhere is going to watch it and that is kind of the magic of it all.
~By Donal Logue ~


It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that's out of the question.
~By Arthur Cohn ~


I think we probably will end up in America because he would be giving up much more to come and live here. If you want to work in film, that's really where you have to be. But I'm not sure that being an ex-pat is very good for one's sense of self.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


I wanted to write a film and I thought the best way to do so was to train myself within the field... It was just like a cycle of people trying to make it, not making it, doing extra work, and it was pretty depressing in the end.
~By Michelle Rodriguez ~


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 ~


I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people.
~By Bryce Dallas Howard ~


My stage successes have provided me with the greatest moments outside myself, my film successes the best moments, professionally, within myself.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


I started making 8mm films when I was 13, so I've been directing for 21 years.
~By Bryan Singer ~


The most attention I get is in a book store or video shop when I go to the foreign film section. Sometimes that can be fun, but usually those women want to talk about philosophy or something very dense. It's not like they're tearing off my shirt, you know.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


I loved the material when I first read it, and the experience of making the film was a great one. So when we came around to complete the trilogy, I just signed on board without even reading the scripts because the experience of the first film was so good.
~By Keanu Reeves ~


I am an independent film-maker first and foremost. I have always cut my own cloth.
~By Mira Nair ~


I like black and white films. I don't exactly know why - probably because there is a stylization which is removed from actual life, unlike a color film.
~By Norman McLaren ~


I really enjoy the consolation when I'm having to cut loose stuff I love, of saying 'Well, at least it will make it onto DVD.' There's a couple of scenes which I liked very much, but couldn't fit them into the film that are on there.
~By Jay Roach ~


I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


I would have to say honestly I was very pleased to be in a film whether it was good or bad with De Niro, Norton and Brando even if I don't have any scenes with them, I thought it was pretty good company to keep.
~By Angela Bassett ~


With indies, all they have is their script and it's very important to them. The characters are better drawn, the stories more precise and the experience greater than with studio films where sometimes they fill in the script as they're shooting.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.
~By Alfred Hitchcock ~


But we had a fantastic coach, Simon Clifford, who runs a British football youth game which teaches Brazilian techniques - which is what we wanted to incorporate into the film. And some of those things we eventually got in.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


For this game, we shot it just like it as if it was a film so there wasn't that much different from doing a film other than some technical things for the costume that had to be done so they could transfer the footage later and make it look animated.
~By Josie Maran ~


This is really a difficult time to be in films.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


The films that I've done before were original stories most of the time, I did two adaptations before this, but they were mostly original stories where I had complete freedom to evolve in the direction I wanted.
~By Walter Salles ~


I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something else which extended from the visual arts into the making of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


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 ~


Right now my career is totally schizophrenic, because when an American production like Hitchcock Presents asks to see my work I would never dream of showing them my independent films.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


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 ~


You see so many movies... the younger people who are coming from MTV or who are coming from commercials and there's no sense of film grammar. There's no real sense of how to tell a story visually. It's just cut, cut, cut, cut, cut, you know, which is pretty easy.
~By Peter Bogdanovich ~


There's nothing gratuitous about my films.
~By Dario Argento ~


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


We're still working out the details, but I'd be delighted to do the film. The problem at the moment is my busy schedule. Shooting on this film has been extended by a month, but I need to be in the U.S. by Dec. 20.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn't want to tell Scarface again.
~By Ted Demme ~


I've watched films and even forgotten I'm in them.
~By Bob Hoskins ~


Yeah I think Pitch Black was edgy, I think that's what worked for our film.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


The informing idea of what you want to say and do, that's what will take you from film school to professional - the idea. That's what is original to you.
~By William Friedkin ~


Personally, I don't think the film and television industries are run as well as they used to be. Oh sure, we've got great digital effects now but... where are the visionaries?
~By Bill Mumy ~


I realize I'm a very lucky man. I love what I do, I love films, TV and theatre, and the fact that I'm able to make a living at it staggers me.
~By Eric Stoltz ~


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 ~


Well, I'll keep on auditioning and one day maybe I'll go to LA and try out for films there.
~By Chris Hemsworth ~


You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.
~By Patrick Swayze ~


Then my first film was something called Cannibal Girls, which sounds like a horror movie but was actually kind of a goofy comedy with horror elements. Like a horror spoof.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


Film is not an easy occupation. There's a lot of occupations that are difficult and film is one of them.
~By George Lucas ~


When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person's time, turns out to be the most valuable thing.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


I am never driven. Every film I've made has been an assignment.
~By Alain Resnais ~


When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
~By Kevin Costner ~


There's always difficulties and challenges in every life, I don't care how much money you make, where you live... and that's something this film speaks to.
~By Ryan Phillippe ~


I prefer to write music for family films. I like people.
~By Alex North ~


I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


Once you have heard a strange audience burst into laughter at a film you directed, you realize what the word joy is all about.
~By Chuck Jones ~


Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films.
~By Brian De Palma ~


I was lucky enough to occasionally break out of that racist situation that prevails in the Hollywood film production community. But it was racist then and it will always be that way. It will never be otherwise.
~By J. J. Johnson ~


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 was always a fan of horror films as a kid.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


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 ~


Life came in and put me in front of the camera before I could really make a decision, but I think I probably would have gravitated to film.
~By Elisabeth Rohm ~


I've done movies with a sword before. But I haven't really been given the full responsibility of something like a Ridley Scott film.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


It was the beginning of film for television. So we had all of these great opportunities. Northwestern was probably the only major film school of its kind at the time that was graduating anybody important.
~By Richard Donner ~


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 ~


Film is changing, and it can't help but keep changing.
~By Norman McLaren ~


This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
~By Omar Sharif ~


People in the fashion industry have used the press a lot more than people in the film industry, because you have nothing to sell except for the image: The image is everything.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


Whereas with Sirk, everything is always filmed. No matter what the script, he's always a real director.
~By Jacques Rivette ~


It's all just one film to me. Just different chapters.
~By Robert Altman ~


Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Disney was a family film studio. I was supposed to be their young, leading man. After they found out I was involved with someone, that was the end of Disney.
~By Tommy Kirk ~


Although there were only about 24 episodes made it seems to run forever. They take a couple of episodes and put them together, making a feature film once in a while. I had good fun making the series.
~By Gil Gerard ~


I'd love to work in America, some of my favourite films come from America.
~By Cillian Murphy ~


The profession of film director can and should be such a high and precious one; that no man aspiring to it can disregard any knowledge that will make him a better film director or human being.
~By Sergei Eisenstein ~

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