A good score should have a point of view all of its own. It should transcend all that has gone before, stand on its own two feet and still serve the movie. A great soundtrack is all about communicating with the audience, but we all try to bring something extra to the movie that is not entirely evident on screen.— Hans Zimmer
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The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
I'm not a party animal. I'm a chill homebody. I like to watch movies and go out to eat. That's my idea of a good time. I'm definitely able to be social.
Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
A woman, I always say, should be like a good suspense movie: The more left to the imagination, the more excitement there is. This should be her aim - to create suspense, to let a man discover things about her without her having to tell him.
I always look for an intense experience, an intense ride.
There is nothing better than a good zombie movie where you run crazy and blow at monsters! It was a physical shoot and I enjoyed it.
Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
You see, in this world, there's two kinds of people, my friend - those with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig.
J. Lo, whether she is good or bad, is like a fiery movie star, a throwback to Elizabeth Taylor in her heyday.
No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good;
and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.
I also used these realistic sounds in a psychological way.
With The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, I used animal sounds - as you say, the coyote sound - so the sound of the animal became the main theme of the movie.
Actually, with those dirty movies, I find like, they're good for about fifteen, twenty minutes. I'm really interested. And, then, uh, there's one point, that all of a sudden I'm bored. You know? I just lose interest completely and I feel deeply ashamed.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
My best film is always my next film. I couldn't make Chungking Express now, because of the way I live and drink I've forgotten how I did it. I don't believe in film school or film theory. Just try and get in there and make the bloody film, do good work and be with people you love.
You can alter movie singing so much because you go into the recording studio and, just technology for recording has gotten so good, you can hold out a note and they can combine a note from take 2 and a note from take 8.
You feel touched by a movie in a good or bad way or you have a strong reaction to something that's totally artificial, to an imitation of life. But that imitation of life that you see on the screen can affect you almost as if it was real.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
Movies these days have made killers into funny people.
What's that all about? I've got kids and family and friends, and I don't like bad things. I don't think they're funny, and it's irresponsible to make movies that don't show you how that's not good.
Movies will make you famous; Television will make you rich; But theatre will make you good.
I wanted to do a movie about being really good at something, yet being socially awkward and not as advanced in your personal life as you are in your creative life.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
I want to make a good, solid kung fu movie.
Every other movie is one of those action things.
I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip.
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
There are no good and bad movies, only good and bad directors
Good, bad, I'm the guy with the gun
There's nothing better than a good, blind referee.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
That's probably when I get the most angry at American movies, when they just so cynically manipulate the audience without even trying to give a good story.
Keep your eye on your inner world and keep away from ads, idiots and movie stars.
I had given thought to acting, but I never really had a good enough opportunity or a character who made sense and paralleled my life a little bit. I feel like I'm one of the poster boys for a bad guy in a movie. I feel like I'm a good person to play a bad guy in a movie. I can say that.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
Sex and golf are the two things you can enjoy even if you're not good at them.
If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
Being a movie star is a quality that somebody sort of embodies, and being a celebrity is something that people give to you. It has to do with being recognizable, as opposed to something that people recognize in you. I just hope to make good movies. I know that sounds simple, but it's true.
If you just love movies enough, you can make a good one.
There's nothing really original. Alien was a B-movie. Five directors passed on it before me. Because I was into Heavy Metal, I read it, and thought, "Wow, I want to do this." I was on a plane to Hollywood in 22 hours. It was a B-movie and was elevated to an A-plus movie by sheer good taste.
Martin Luther was asked, what would you do if tomorrow the world would come to an end, and he said, 'I would plant an apple tree today.' This is a real good answer. I would start shooting a movie.
I think my favorite place to eat dinner is the movie theater.
Dirty dogs, a big thing of nachos and a Cherry Coke - and I'm good.