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With ‘Brick,’ the style with language and the way it was shot was to create a world obviously elevated from the very first frame above…
Ray Bradbury was the first author that I was really exposed to back in grade school. I’m a big Philip K. Dick fan, but the…
It’s so much work to make a movie, and for me it has to get me off my butt. To get me actually writing you…
I feel like people want to be surprised when they get out of the movies. They want something thrown at them they didn’t expect. They…
I do think that I’m a big believer in having an idea or having ideas and just tucking them away in the back of your…
Hopefully with each thing that you do you’re learning something, you’re growing, and you’re pushing yourself a little harder in some way or another. So…
You never want to make a ‘message movie’, but you always want to be talking about something that you care about.
Writing is not fun.
You go from these high hopes when you’re writing to just a desperate want of not making a complete fool of yourself by the end…
Well, you know, we all grew up as ‘Star Wars’ fans.
With ‘Brick,’ I wrote the script when I was 23 and didn’t make the movie until I was 30.
The critical reaction to ‘Bloom’ has been similar to ‘Brick.’ There are people on board with it and people who are not.
In almost the same way you know what your grandmother looks and sounds like, you know what Bruce Willis looks and sounds like.
‘Game of Thrones’ is just incredible, what they pull off every week.
Belgrade has kind of a Dublinesque, dear-dirty charm.
With ‘Brick’ there was the Dashiell Hammett influence, and with ‘Brothers Bloom’ there was a really strong Fellini influence – both those movies wore that…
All my favorite movies are somebody else’s least favorite movie.
I mean, the first ‘Back to the Future’ is kind of a perfect script, I think, in terms of handling time travel the best. It…
I bristle a little when the argument for film gets put into the nostalgia ghetto. Film is still the highest quality and best-looking image capture…
Unlike some of the time-travel movies I love, like ‘Primer’ or ’12 Monkeys,’ ‘Looper’ is not about time travel. It’s about this situation that time…
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