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Quote Left Out of the closets and into the museums, libraries, architectural monuments, concert halls, bookstores, recording studios and film studios of the world. Everything belongs to the inspired and dedicated thief... Words, colors, light, sounds, stone, wood, bronze belong to the living artist. They belong to anyone who can use them. Loot the Louver! A bas l Originality, the sterile and assertive ego that imprisons us as it creates. Vive le sol -- pure, shameless, total. We are not responsible. Steal anything in sight. Quote Right
Quote Left His education lay like a film of white oil on the black lake of his barbarian consciousness. For this reason, the things he said were hardly i... Quote Right
Quote Left I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries. Quote Right
Quote Left A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. Quote Right
Quote Left What the hell is nostalgia doing in a science-fiction film? With the whole universe and all the future to play in, Lucas took his marvelous toys and crawled under the fringed cloth on the parlor table, back into a nice safe hide hole, along with Flash Gordon and the Cowardly Lion and Luke Skywalker and the Flying Aces and the Hitler Jugend. If there's a message there, I don't think I want to hear it. Quote Right
Quote Left Even in India the Hindi film industry might be the best known but there are movies made in other regional languages in India, be it Tamil or Bengali. Those experiences too are different from the ones in Bombay. Quote Right
Quote Left Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union. Quote Right
Quote Left It feels good when it helps to get a good seat for a football game. But it never helped me make a good film or a good shot in a polo game, or command the obedience of my daughter. It doesn Quote Right
Quote Left Film spectators are quiet vampires. Quote Right
Quote Left Otherwise we will have a situation like what happened with the peer-to-peer problems in the music industry, and there will be a loss in revenue in the film industry, and then we won't be able to create the magic that we have in the past. Quote Right
Quote Left Movies are one of the bad habits that corrupted our century. Of their many sins, I offer as the worst their effect on the intellectual side of the nation. It is chiefly from that viewpoint I write of them -- as an eruption of trash that has lamed the American mind and retarded Americans from becoming a cultured people. Quote Right
Quote Left My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water. Quote Right
Quote Left As far as film goes, I enjoy all Hollywood films and all Horror films like The Bride of Frankenstein, which also might be my favorite. I like 60's and 70's Italian and Spanish Horror films. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no more interesting place in the world to meet characters than a movie set. If you have lost anybody anywhere and don Quote Right
Quote Left A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad. Quote Right
Quote Left When we were growing up and saw a Ray Harryhausen movie, we were interested in how it was done. But thank God we got to go through the magic of seeing it before we knew how it was done. You were able to get this beautiful, pure, visceral response to something without knowing too much about it. Quote Right
Quote Left Although the French were very friendly and helpful. On one location we were to film at the top of the Eiffel Tower but we couldn't, as it was so misty with four inches of snow on the ground. We couldn't see a thing but we finally got it done. Quote Right
Quote Left A film is never really any good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet Quote Right
Quote Left The making of a picture ought surely to be a rather fascinating adventure. It is not; it is an endless contention of tawdry egos, some of them powerful, almost all of them vociferous, and almost none of them capable of anything much more creative than credit-stealing and self-promotion. Quote Right
Quote Left After my father had seen me in five or six things, he said, Son, your mother and I really enjoyed your recent film, and I must say that you're a lot like John Wayne. And I said, How so? And he said, Well, you're exactly the same in all your roles. Now, as a modern American actor, that's not what you want to hear. But for a guy who watched John Wayne movies and grew up in Iowa, it's a sterling compliment. Quote Right
Quote Left Becoming a producer enables you to empower yourself, to make the film that you want to make. I have desires to make movies - I have movies I'm developing, and things that I'm interested in. Quote Right
Quote Left Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Instead of the 1997 film directed, written, by James Cameron with Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane creating a love story and a large diamond with a beautiful song ââ?¬Å?My Heart Will Go Onââ?¬Â sung by Celine Dion. What about the real love story that took place that night between the passengers themselves, and many crew members knowing they would also give their lives. Adding another meaning for ââ?¬Å?SOSââ?¬Â Service, Obedience, and Sacrifice. ~Tom Baker Quote Right
Quote Left All television ever did was shrink the demand for ordinary movies. The demand for extraordinary movies increased. If any one thing is wrong with the movie industry today, it is the unrelenting effort to astonish. Quote Right
Quote Left For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake. Quote Right
Quote Left If it isn't a success, that still wouldn't be grounds for divorce. On her film The Long Kiss Goodnight produced by husband Renny Harlin Quote Right
Quote Left The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them. Quote Right
Quote Left A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later Quote Right
Quote Left If you want to tell the untold stories, if you want to give voice to the voiceless, you've got to find a language. Which goes for film as well as prose, for documentary as well as autobiography. Use the wrong language, and you're dumb and blind. Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Film

Quote Left My phone just filmed a 2 hour documentary about life in my pocket Quote Right
Quote Left Steve Jobs, Ashton Kutcher, says on the film Jobs, 'The people that see themselves as crazy enough to change the world, are those who do.' Quote Right
Quote Left Another day that brings Joy and Fulfilment has come. I wish you give yourself a chance to be a happy person this morning for as such will be your entire day. Whether Good or Bad, one's day is determined by his morning mood. Quote Right