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With In the Company of Men, the misogynist label stuck early and firmly. In the end, it probably did hurt the film a bit, because…
You start as an audience member and create a world you’re interested in, and then you move into the telling of those stories, bringing what…
My business is can I create a world that’s possible and could happen? I think that’s the only thing that I have to do, and…
Just in the past few years – since I’ve been making movies, which isn’t a very long time – you now have a culture that…
I wanted to make these people real, not like they were in a painting. Like these are people who don’t know they’re in a period…
But for me, it feels like a natural extension of what I’ve been doing: exploring relationships. Here you have two relationships and we can explore…
Without In The Company of Men, I could still be teaching, so who knows if this would’ve existed.
But even with a character like Cary who is relatively outlandish, at the end of the movie he’s in a place where I wouldn’t have…
We humans are a fairly barbarous bunch.
People have perhaps gotten to the point where for the most part movies are a just bit of escape.
I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films.
I was always looking for the most dramatic emphasis.
I didn’t choose BYU, I like to think it chose me.
I have a healthy view of what one can do with art.
And with Aaron, I’d have to find a reason not to work with him.
Everyone has a story.
And I’ve got some screenplays and plays ready to dip into when I need to.
Unrequited love is always a great thing.
I make movies I want to see.
My best male friend is my best friend until he crosses me. We’re all protective of the self.
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