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When I was doing half-hour shows, I loved it and was preparing myself for the hour shows. Then when I did the hour shows, I…
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…
It’s only been a couple of times in my life that I’ve really locked horns with actors. It did not hurt the films, it just…
It was 1978 when Superman came out, and I kept thinking, Why don’t they do something about it? They’ve done all these crappy attempts at…
I was painting sets, working in editorial as an assistant, driving their trucks, lying that I knew how to drive a truck, and doing commercials…
I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching Brando as God and his son was Jesus. I literally had people saying my blood…
Working with Christopher, he convinced me he could fly, and he’s convinced me he’s going to walk again.
When when my first feature opportunity came along, I wasn’t prepared, but we did it in about 17 days.
Superman was never previewed because the producers didn’t trust Warners with the film.
Soon it’s all going to be digital anyway. It’s all going to be saved on a little coin somewhere.
It’s developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
It was just the thrill of a lifetime. Brando and Hackman were two of my heroes.
I’ve always wanted to do a Crichton book. I really love his writing.
I’m open to comments. I’m open to objective points of view, because I’ve been very narrow and very subjective.
I was very lucky. I started my own commercial company.
I was tweaked by the idea of Superman immediately.
I was an actor… or, at least, I was trying to be an actor.
I think what some people are doing with effects is starting to get silly. It’s overused.
How was I going to make a man fly? How was I going to convince the public that an actor could fly?
With The Omen, I really felt I wasn’t in control. It was panic.
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