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Young screenwriters are always very frustrated when they talk to me. They say, ‘How do we get to be a screenwriter?’ I say, ‘You know…
Theater people say you are either a comedian or a tragedian, and I’m a tragedian. And the vexing, dark characters, the ones where I don’t…
Working with Ridley is working with one of the great filmmakers and one of the great raconteurs. You know, it’s like, a dinner with Ridley…
The history of screenwriting – of what we do – is more than 100 years old. It’s thousands of years old, going back to Sophocles…
Realistically, it’s the great truism that screenwriters are fungible, that at the end of the day a studio is not going to want to fire…
Personally speaking, growing up as a gay man before it was as socially acceptable as it is now, I knew what it was to feel…
If you look at the muscularity of something like ‘Wicked’ and the way it has just spawned sort of generations of young people wanting to…
I couldn’t write a happy movie or romantic comedy to save my life. Yes, Noel Coward’s an idol, but his plays are serious to me.…
I grew up loving monsters. I’m just a total monster geek. When I was a kid, I had the Aurora monster models, and I would…
Honestly, not being evasive, but the great thing about Bond is that I have fifty years of movies – 23 movies and all the Ian…
‘Coriolanus’ has been around for 400 years, and it’s going to be around for another 400 years, and nothing I can do is going to…
Any adaptation – and I’ve done three in my career. I did ‘Sweeney Todd’ and ‘Hugo’ and ‘Coriolanus.’ It’s important to find what makes it…
Working on ‘Skyfall’ was the most enjoyable experience I’ve ever had on a movie, ever.
We wanted ‘Hugo’ to be a cornucopia of cinema, a celebration of everything we do in movies.
When I started earning money from screen-writing, for a long time my only indulgences were books.
The themes, ideas and the characters from ‘Skyfall’ can obviously continue on, because it is a franchise, and it is an ongoing story.
I’m not interested in characters who aren’t broken. I’m not interested in happy people. It just doesn’t draw me as a writer.
I’m a very private person, a very bookish person. The social world of Hollywood I know nothing about because I choose not to take part.
I grew up on the Bond movies. The first one I saw was ‘Diamonds Are Forever,’ when I was a kid. I just loved them…
I love novels, but I’m not a novelist. I’m just a dramatist, which means I write lines for actors. That’s all I have ever wanted…
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