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Sometimes you see a movie and you can really feel that it’s an actor putting in a performance. Someone said ‘cut’ and they’re back in…
When you ask a bunch of people to see a film, and then invite them to comment on it and tell them it’s a work-in-progress,…
Sometimes you do complete run-throughs of scenes, sometimes you break scenes down into little bits. It just depends on what the actors like to do.…
Once you do something violent in a film, you don’t have to do too much. You do it once and the feeling of violence just…
I’m not a very efficient filmmaker. There’s a lot of guys, filmmakers like the Coen Brothers who shoot a whole movie and maybe don’t use…
I really believed Obama when he spoke in 2008, but I remember watching his victory speech after this last election and it was the same…
I read books all the time. I’m just half looking for something to do; I mostly just read for pleasure. Occasionally I stumble across something…
I always feel that crime films are about capitalism because it is a genre where it is perfectly acceptable for all the characters to be…
I actually don’t like westerns much. I like good westerns, but it isn’t my preferred genre. There are all kinds of westerns: acid westerns, ’70s…
For me, the movie’s always evolving as I’m doing it. I throw things in as we shoot, and I take things out as we go.…
Films that score very high with test audiences generally tend to not be so great. But, there’s a lot of money involved in making movies,…
Anything that’s memorable about a movie is often what a test audience will object to because they’re being asked to be experts. They just compare…
Actors look for characters. If they read a well-written character, and if they think the director’s not an idiot, they’re going to sign up and…
To me, regardless of who’s in office, the government is strangled by business. And the government’s priorities are dictated by business. I mean, why does…
Obviously, a power player in a criminal organization doesn’t have to persuade anyone. He can just do what he wants.
Masculine ideals have become very confused in the modern world.
It seems like women don’t want men to be men anymore. They want men to be women. But they really don’t want what they say…
I write a number of screenplays, and I’ve never really come up with a part for a movie star.
I like test screenings. I like to see a movie with an audience of strangers. I think it tells you a lot.
I don’t know whether crime is dictating business or business is dictating crime.
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