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The terrible, diabolic thing with this disease is that you are always looking behind your shoulder every couple months with the most recent checkup to…
My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn’t want them to…
From what I’ve been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same…
And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives – they all sit around, afraid…
There are no crowds out there demanding to see smoking scenes in movies.
That’s sort of what I felt… I miss drinking, I thought bars were truly holy places.
Politics has become entertainment.
Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock’n’roll, politics as a movie.
I was six when we came to this country. When I was 14 or so, I still had a lot of trouble with it.
I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way…
I have my own religious bond with the God in my own head.
I always wanted to be a rock’n’roll star.
I had read too many memoirs that were written after the writer or the director was past his or her prime.
Fact is we went on to do other things. But we still wanted to do our success like rock’n’roll stars.
Every time I flicked channels, there I was, talking. I was talking too much and writing too little. So Naomi and I went to Hawaii.…
From a writing point of view, you now have teams of screenwriters working with a director. What’s lost in the process is the power of…
The studios have been taken over by marketing people and accountants.
Now on a personal level with things like the California Tax Commission… I really think if people started banding together and saying no to this…
I worry that we are approaching a time when that which is shocking is squeezed out by the Stalinism of political correctness.
I have only one loyalty – to my writing. I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer.
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