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Picture quote by Martin Scorsese about movie

I'm not interested in a realistic look - not at all, not ever. Every film should look the way I feel. ⏤ Martin Scorsese


Picture quote by Herb Brooks about movies

Great moments are born from great opportunities. ⏤ Herb Brooks


Picture quote by Alfred Hitchcock about film

To make a great film need three things - the script, the script and the script. ⏤ Alfred Hitchcock


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Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.

Aaron Siskind, photographer

There's only one thing that can kill the movies, and that's education.

Will Rogers, actor

Film is an illusion. Fame is ephemeral. Faith and family are what endure.

Emilio Estevez, actor

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

A film is never really any good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.

Orson Welles, actor

I'm trying to interpret the film through the director's head, but it all comes out through me. So, a composer is kind of like a psychic medium.

Danny Elfman, musician

James Caan told me at the end of filming 'Elf' that he had been waiting through the whole film for me to be funny - and I never was.

Will Ferrell, comedian

A film is -- or should be -- more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings.

Stanley Kubrick, director

If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job.

Woody Allen, director

In good films, there is always a directness that entirely frees us from the itch to interpret.

Susan Sontag, author

Film is a very, very powerful medium. It can either confirm the idea that things are wonderful the way they are, or it can reinforce the conception that things can be changed.

Wim Wenders, director

Film spectators are quiet vampires.

Jim Morrison, musician

It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film. Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.

Bill Paxton, actor

In our film profession you may have Gable's looks, Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes, but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.

Frank Capra, director

On the contrary, I'm a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film.

Walter Salles, director

One of the joys of going to the movies was that it was trashy, and we should never lose that.

Oliver Stone, director

Some years ago, writing about stage adaptations of fiction, I noted:

John Simon, critic

At the end of the film Val suggests there may be a way to rejoin the living, when he says, 'Let's see if we're able to live among the living, walk among the living.'

Dwight Yoakam, musician

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

Charlie Chaplin, actor

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.

Derek Jarman, director

Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.

Ingmar Bergman, director

Going to the cinema is like returning to the womb; you sit there, still and meditative in the darkness, waiting for life to appear on the screen.

Federico Fellini, director

All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.

JeanLuc Godard,

Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin. The entertainment for this evening is not new, you've seen this entertainment through and through you have seen your birth, your life, your death....you may recall all the rest. Did you have a good world when you died? -enough to base a movie on??

Jim Morrison, musician

Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.

Sydney Pollack, director

This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.

Clint Eastwood, actor

You can't be pregnant in leotards, and this is the last chance for us to get our bodies into the shape of concert dancers and capture it with the magic of film.

Patrick Swayze, actor

If I had a gun to my head and I had to choose between theater and film I'd choose theater.

Ralph Fiennes, actor

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.

Sydney Pollack, director

I stole a piece of the chess set on the first film. I took a piece of the treasure out of Bellatrix's vault on this film. And I've taken my wand and I've got my cloak.

Emma Watson, actress

The greatest films are those which show how society shapes man. The greatest plays are those which show how man shapes society.

Kenneth Tynan, critic

I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.

Frank Capra, director

My movies were the kind they show in prisons and airplanes, because nobody can leave.

Burt Reynolds, actor

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.

Nick Hornby, writer

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.

Frank Capra, director

In Tim's films, more than most, if you miss the tone, you don't get the film.

Danny Elfman, musician

I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was - because I had graphic instances of it - handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say, 'I don't want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie' - and this was compounded by X-Men as well.

Patrick Stewart, actor

I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way.

Sydney Pollack, director

But I think Barry Sonnenfeld let his ego go out of control. He told me in a meeting that he had to do something to make it his film.

Robert Conrad, director

Film is a collective experience, as you know.

Sydney Pollack, director

I think that every so-called history book and film biography should be prefaced by the statement that what follows is the author's rendition of events and circumstances.

Barbara Kruger, artist

I always approach film as a fan.

Michael Fassbender, actor

I'm very interested in portraying homosexual man and woman in my films because I'm interested in their lives and their problems.

Dario Argento, director

The foundation for film acting is stage acting.

James Lipton, educator

It's hard to make a cultural phenomenon every time.

John Travolta, actor

Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts.

Leon de Winter, artist

This role is more visible, and I grew up without a lot of that sort of modeling so I'm relieved and proud to have done this film.

Wentworth Miller, actor

I didn't watch much TV as a kid and I don' t watch it now. I don' t find anything beautiful or unique to the medium, and the only thing you can do on TV that you can't do in film is make a continuing story - which is so cool!

David Lynch, director

Film, therefore, is part of society, not distant from it, easy to experience for people regardless of class.

Mark Poster,

Films can only be made by by-passing the will of those who appear in them, using not what they do, but what they are.

Robert Bresson, director

Cinema is an old whore, like circus and variety, who knows how to give many kinds of pleasure. Besides, you can't teach old fleas new dogs.

Federico Fellini, director

I love when you go to a horror film with real horror fans and everybody's there watching, getting involved and screaming. That's when it's most alive and exciting for me.

David Arquette, actor

The film business is absurd. Stars don't last very long. It's much more interesting to be a proper actor.

Tom Courtenay, actor

Fate destined me to play Fagin. It was the part of a lifetime, and I was the only actor to be in the stage production and in the film.

Ron Moody, actor

I've tried like hell to make bad movies good, and I can't. Maybe Marlon Brando has been able to do that at times. But even he has a hard time making The Appaloosa a good movie.

Dylan McDermott, actor

We ended up with 19 hours of footage and had to narrow it down to an hour and a half. Our instructions were to film everything that came up, including the more mundane moments.

Joshua Leonard, actor

Watching Jaws just scared the living daylights out of me when I was young. I know a lot of people my age who are still petrified of sharks because of that film.

Ashley Scott, actress

I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn't such a leap.

Jim Coleman, actor

In an action film you act in the action. If it's a dramatic film you act in the drama.

Jean Claude Van Damme, actor

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.

Jean Cocteau, director

Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me.

Federico Fellini, director

I only really watch my own films, I don't watch any other films and I don't particularly like any other actors.

Martin Freeman, actor

I watch mostly independent films.

Reed Hastings, businessman

I still really love acting. I find it really challenging. And I really love film; it's a lot of fun.

Steve Zahn, actor

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.

George Lucas, director

The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white.

Jonathan Lethem, writer

It's sad that women characters have lost so much ground in popular movies. Didn't 'Thelma and Louise' prove that women want to see women doing things on film? Thelma and Louise were in a classic car; they were being chased by cops; they shot up a truck - and women loved it.

Robin Quivers, celebrity

It was one of the marvellous feelings of the film, having the music going in your head while doing scenes.

Dinah Sheridan, actress

When I was preparing for the film for tree weeks, with David Cronenberg, I had a lady friend come over.

John Lone, actor

We did one pilot for FOX which was about this couple that moves to a town, and we play everyone in the entire town. So it was like a Peter Sellers film.

Thomas Lennon, actor

But the way that we've got it organized in our family, we try not to work at the same time, so I'm just now starting to look around. I think I'd like to do a film.

Peter Sarsgaard, actor

Nothing's better than coming away from a film when people don't even recognize you, because you've undergone a total transformation.

Warwick Davis, actor

I'd rather have a small part in a good film with good people than play the lead in something I don't really care for.

Michael Biehn, actor

Approach every film with the same enthusiasm, regardless of its budget.

Lou Diamond Phillips, actor

I guess I've been fortunate in having an ongoing film career while being based in Melbourne. I'm happy to commute. A day on a plane. Come on. It's easy.

Geoffrey Rush, actor

I think if you look at Sam Raimi and Jim Cameron, those guys know things about filmmaking that almost nobody knows anymore. They are students of film from when they handmade films themselves, you know cut films with their own hands and razor blades and tape.

Dileep Rao, actor

And although I've been very fortunate in the film work that's come my way, I need to get back to the stage. If I'm away for a maximum of two years, I feel something's wrong.

Ralph Fiennes, actor

I never studied anything about film technique in school. Eventually, I realized that cinema and theater are not so different: from the gut to the heart to the head of a character is the same journey for both.

Ralph Fiennes, actor

Well, all I can say is thank goodness I had 15 years of theater before ever I did film roles. You build technique that you can rely on.

Chris Cooper, actor

I don't know what my favorite film of mine is... But I think the most important film I was in was 'Glory'.

Morgan Freeman, actor

Going to the movies was a big event in my youth. My father would be the initiator - he'd have me put on a jacket to see a film.

Ralph Fiennes, actor

I'm interested in making films of all sizes. During this time I've made a film called 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas', which is a modest-sized film. I was involved in 'I Am Legend' and 'Yes, Man', but 'Potter' is unique. There'll never be anything like 'Potter' again.

David Heyman, producer

It's a nightmare to sit and watch a film that I'm in. There's a horrible inescapability to it.

Alan Rickman, actor

It's really wonderful that it's the whole franchise being recognized and it's a collective award. Each film has anywhere between 2,000 and 6,000 people working on it and so really the award is for each and every one of us. We are like a family.

David Heyman, producer

I thought if I was lucky it would be a nice, modest-sized, modest-budgeted film that would be a modest success. And then something happened.

David Heyman, producer

David Mamet was great to work with. He was everything that I thought he would be as a director. He's incredibly articulate, an easy collaborator. Extraordinarily knowledgeable about film and writing.

Chiwetel Ejiofor, actor

TV's hard work. I don't know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing 'Murder, She Wrote' all those years. And sure, everyone wants to be Bruce Willis or George Clooney - they want to be in film for the range of characters you get to play.

Christopher Meloni, actor

Luck is everything... My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.

Alfred Hitchcock, director

It might sound odd, but I want to thank Michael Bay because he's been saying how important it is to show 3D with the right luminescence. And that's very important for this film, a lot of which was shot at night or with very low illumination.

David Heyman, producer

I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.

Chiwetel Ejiofor, actor

They were just kind of simultaneous - the film ending and the sets being destroyed. I was struck the first time I saw the Great Hall become a big pile of burning rubble and getting scattered around. It's really quite shocking for the fans.

Rupert Grint, actor

I think TV is much more the writer's medium and film is about the director and their vision and how you can collaborate with them and see that through to the end. They are so different.

Patrick Dempsey, actor

Ultimately, I'd love to be able to work in film.

James Van Der Beek, actor

People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag.

Christopher Meloni, actor

I think 'Saturday Night Live', starting in the 1970s, really gave women an outlet to be funny. A lot of those women went on to have film careers, from Kristen Wiig now to Tina Fey and Gilda Radner.

Emma Stone, actress

I really liked 'Starter For Ten' because I grew up watching 1980s teen films like 'St. Elmo's Fire' and 'The Breakfast Club' and I've always wanted to play the underdog lead hero in a 1980s-inspired film.

James McAvoy, actor

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