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People think in Hollywood there’s a family, where everybody gets together talks about stuff and we all know each other, and it’s just not that…
I like L.A. because of the light. The light makes me feel so good. It’s really beautiful. And there’s something about L.A. being so spread…
An artist makes a painting, and nobody bugs him or her about it. It’s just you and your painting. To me, that’s the way it…
A lot of painters listen to music, I think, while they paint. But I hate to do that. It’s a horror. I can’t really listen…
You get a painting idea, and you go do that. You get a cinema idea, and you go in to do that. The difference is,…
I love music, of course, and many, many, many genres. There are hardly any songs I would say that I hate. There’s a couple, and…
A lot of music doesn’t do one thing or another. It just doesn’t do anything. Then there are those pieces of music that thrill your…
Sometimes I get ideas for lyrics in anyplace, but I work a lot in the studio. So I collect little bits of lyrics. I go…
I love paint. I like watercolours. I like acrylic paint… a little bit. I like house paint. I like oil-based paint, and I love oil…
What I really like is to be at home, working.
Somehow, the French got this idea of the starving artist. Very romantic, except it’s not so romantic for the starving artist.
I’ve loved music always, and my music fire was lit by Elvis Presley, really, and all that was happening back then.
I’m not a musician, but I play music. So it’s a strange thing.
I always loved smokestack industry, and I love towns or cities that have grown up around factories.
I didn’t really grow up listening to blues, because I grew up in the Northwest. It wasn’t really the center for blues.
To make the script, you need ideas, and for me a lot of times, a final script is made up of many fragments of ideas…
Some things we forget. But many things we remember on the mental screen, which is the biggest screen of all.
More and more people are seeing the films on computers – lousy sound, lousy picture – and they think they’ve seen the film, but they…
Film can’t just be a long line of bliss. There’s something we all like about the human struggle.
Building a set is like building a place, but it’s a temporary place, because sets usually get torn down. Kind of unfortunate.
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