Bret Easton Ellis
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Bret Easton Ellis
I’d rather let the fiction speak for itself and I don’t want to write fiction that tells people how to feel, and I don’t want…
Regardless of the business aspect of things, is there a reason that there isn’t a female Hitchcock or a female Scorsese or a female Spielberg?…
I had no idea that ‘Less Than Zero’ was going to be read by anyone outside of Los Angeles, and it’s – believe me, as…
Writing a novel is not method acting and I find it easy to step out of it at cocktail hour.
Why would I care what other people are thinking? I don’t care what an audience thinks of me.
No one is drawn to writing about being happy or feelings of joy.
It’s the rare book that’s able to transport you in a way that a movie does.
I went to college in Vermont, and then stayed in the East Coast.
I totally relate to Tom Cruise. He’s not crazy, it’s just the litany of the mid-life crisis.
I have no problems or issues with screenwriting in general.
I just sort of write the book I feel like writing given the emotional place I am in my life at the time.
I don’t know why I write what I write.
I feel like I’m not smart enough to answer the questions I’m asked.
I do not feel I have a legacy to protect.
Exploitation is a harsh word, I know that, but on a certain level, to me that is the central Hollywood story.
Completely committed to adapting ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. This is not a joke. Christian Grey and Ana: potentially great cinematic characters.
Everyone I know who is successful has issues with their father, regardless of whether it was sports or business or entertainment.
Unless you’re the director on the movie, or putting up the money for the movie, you really don’t have a lot of control.
All of my books come from pain.
I think my sensibility is very literary; all my books were built as books, and I wasn’t thinking about them being movies.
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