Famous quotes by Directors


Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"There is a lot of absurdity sometimes, not just in Mormonism but often in other religions that want to pretend that no bad happens in their church, rather than taking care of what bad does happen"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"My best male friend is my best friend until he crosses me. We're all protective of the self"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I make movies I want to see"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"People have perhaps gotten to the point where for the most part movies are a just bit of escape"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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 I think that I have done that each time"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I was very careful to cast guys who were very good-looking and very fit and who had a certain sense of privilege about them, because with that sense of privilege comes contempt"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I think Christine and Chad are on the opposite extremes of the spectrum. Christine is a model victim, and Chad is a model perpetrator, and Howard is closer to the middle"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I didn't choose BYU, I like to think it chose me"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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 how difficult it is for people to be together"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I make movies I want to see"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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 has interested you as an audience member"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"People think my work is therapeutic. I don't see it that way. It's not like I'm saving money from a weekly therapy visit by writing down my life"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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 movie. Those concerns are incredibly immediate"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"And I've got some screenplays and plays ready to dip into when I need to"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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 is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren't even"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I'm more than open to hope, but I think men and women have a difficult time dealing with each other and often take the low road"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I was always looking for the most dramatic emphasis"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We live in a disposable society. It's easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name - we call it recycling"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We humans are a fairly barbarous bunch"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"In a relationship you have to open yourself up"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Everybody has the ability to be manipulative, to be hateful and deceitful"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Relationships in general make people a bit nervous. It's about trust. Do I trust you enough to go there?"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I have a healthy view of what one can do with art"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"And with Aaron, I'd have to find a reason not to work with him"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I wanted to tell a story that interested me as much in the telling as in the watching"
Parrent page PreviousPage 2 of 118Next page Next page