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#1. We're always pitching ideas and being told "no thank you." No offense taken, because I would so much rather be told the truth that they're not interested and be able to find the right show for that network down the line. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#2. The goal is always to do B material in an A fashion. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#3. Pitching is always a weird, difficult thing. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#4. Well, when Kathy Kennedy, who is the president of Lucasfilm, came to me to ask if I'd be interested in working on this "Star Wars" movie, we talked about a young woman at the center of the story from the outset. And it was something that was always an important part of this movie. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#5. The Internet now provides an immediate and very clear consensus of what it is that the audience is experiencing. It's something that you should never let lead you, and yet at the same time, you should never ignore it. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#6. I was more of a Star Wars kid, actually. I always thought Star Trek was a lot of talk, and it felt a little self-important. It was hard for me to get into it. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#7. J Abrams was driving off into the big stupid vermilion sky, and even though the color had been my favorite, I was sure that from now on, every time I looked at it I would feel nothing but sadness. - Author: Natalie Bina
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#8. I sort of love the idea of, you know, watching something and then having to wait for the next episode. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#9. I wish that every director was as interested in doing as much in camera and with physical objects as much as possible as J.J. Abrams is. - Author: Joseph Gatt
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#10. I'm not trying to be coy or manipulative or Machiavellian, I want to spark people's imaginations. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#11. To be a self rewritten from a lost first draft. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#12. Well, we're all victims of our own gene pool. Unfortunately, someone must have peed in yours. - Walter Bishop, "Fringe" (TV) - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#13. We used to have more references to things that we pulled out because they almost felt like they were trying too hard to allude to something. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#14. I do think that at a certain point, the reboot sequel mode has to give way to original ideas and back to a place where, you know, films are, you know, a medium and the cinema is a place you go to see something that is, you know, wholly new. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#15. On movies like Star Trek and Star Wars, you have so much that will be created or extended digitally, and it's a slippery slope where you can get lost in a world of synthetic. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#16. I don't try and write strong female characters or strong male characters, I just try and write, hopefully, strong characters and sometimes they happen to be female. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#17. It is an incredible thing to see how many crazy things get thrown out that people then often write commentaries about how happy they are or how disappointed they are about something that's completely false. But, it's a lot of noise, frankly. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#18. With three kids you are just trying to survive. You can't be fastidious. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#19. I'd love to do a movie where the monster is human, where the issue is not otherworldly, or horror or science fiction. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#20. When you go to commercial, you want something to call the viewers back, and if you don't have a decent act out, the audience probably won't be there in the numbers you want when the show returns. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#21. When you work on something that combines both the spectacular and the relatable, the hyperreal and the real, it suddenly can become supernatural. The hypothetical and the theoretical can become literal. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#22. I think admitting youre an addict is the first step towards recovery. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#23. When I was a kid going into the movies, you weren't force-fed information everywhere you looked about what the movie was going to be. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#24. I hope to make movies that are so small they don't need to make anything to be profitable. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#25. We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there's almost a sense of entitlement to that. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#26. I remember being taught to read at a very early age. Like creepy young. I remember being in the crib, reading. My parents were very impressed. My reading speed, comprehension and overall ability has remained at that level ever since. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#27. 'Super 8' was a lot of fun. It was a lot of fun working with J.J. Abrams, who I think is a kid in a grown man's body, which is a great ingredient for any artist in our business. You have to be a kid at heart to be able to make believe, and his imagination is phenomenal. - Author: Glynn Turman
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#28. As a director/writer/producer, all you ever want is to work with actors who make you look better, who make the work you do seem as good as it can be and even better than it is. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#29. I try to work on shows that I would want to watch. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#30. Obviously with the Internet and increased access to other means of watching shows, the audience has dispersed and is all over the place and that is a challenge. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#31. Certainly the O.J. Simpson case was a turning point in my career. - Author: Dan Abrams
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#32. The thing is: you might be right to trust someone at one point, but they can change."
"+ in between they must be drifting from trustworthy to not. But you can't tell how far they've drifted until it's too late. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#33. It's not often that I read about actors that I'm going to be meeting. I get to read articles about actors who were going to come in, so I get to see someone and say, "Oh, I read that I was going to see you. It's very nice to see you." - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#34. Ratings have changed, viewer habits have changed and the options for the audience have grown enormously, but I don't think how you tell a story is fundamentally different. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#35. Whenever you're playing sports with people who are better than you are, it makes you rise to the occasion. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#36. I mean, my dad's a television producer, and I knew I could get a job as an assistant or a reader with one of his friends, but it wasn't exactly what I wanted to do. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#37. There are always a bunch of ideas floating around and I do the best that I can to try to not do them. The ideas don't go away and, over time, are finally like, "Okay, it's been around so long, I have to get this thing out," and it somehow ends up coming to some version of fruition. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#38. J.J. Abrams is an all-time hero of mine, really lovely to be working with him. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#39. J. J. Abrams is amazing. - Author: Oscar Isaac
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#40. I do feel like no matter what you're doing, whether it's music or writing a play or a poem or drawing a picture or painting something, that you're speaking to what is it you want to express, what is it you want to see. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#41. I went to see 'Star Trek Into Darkness,' and J.J. Abrams, who's a friend of mine, made this film, and I went to see it at the premiere. Believe it or not, I was really blown away by the comic timing of it. - Author: James Gray
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#42. I hate to look at the stuff I've written and consider what it means or why I do it. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#43. I guess the idea of not wanting to choose to direct a film, for which I've not read a script. It's a tough decision to make without seeing any pages. That's not to say that I don't have all the faith in the world in the spectacular writers. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#44. I love recording music. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#45. I've had the same friends since I was in kindergarten. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#46. Approaching any movie with a three in the title you know you are not going to get a political polemic. You are not going to get some sort of political statement or ultra-deep message. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#47. The idea to put episodes out weekly in theory makes as much sense as putting them all out at once. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#48. Since 'A Dangerous Method,' I've had meetings with everyone from J.J. Abrams to the producers of 'Drive.' And they all have the same thing in common; they say: 'Wow you worked with Cronenberg.' He gave me instant film cred. - Author: Sarah Gadon
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#49. I feel blessed that I get to be part of entertaining people in any capacity. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#50. I've never done Twitter. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#51. I love the idea of anthropomorphizing machines. I love the idea of taking technology and giving it a personality. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#52. I believe in anything that will engage the audience and make the story more effective. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#53. There's nothing wrong with doing sequels, they're just easier to sell. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#54. What I'm still grappling with and learning how to do is to be looking and thinking cinematically, having come from television. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#55. I was never really a comic-book fanatic. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#56. Making movies was more a reaction to not being chosen for sports. Other kids were out there playing at whatever; I was off making something blow up and filming it, or making a mould of my sister's head using alginating plaster. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#57. I'm afraid the workings of J.J. Abrams' mind falls outside the predictive capacity of any coherent theory. - Author: Antony Garrett Lisi
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#58. You know, we've got to this place, where you go to a movie for one particular surgical fix. So, it's like, I want the pulse-pounding action, or the insane falling-off-my-seat comedy, or the devastating, heart-breaking drama. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#59. All I know is that I've made some big screw-ups, and I've done some things that have done all right. I just keep trying to learn from the mistakes I've made. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#60. People never know what they want, though everyone says they do. If they did, nobody would ever be surprised. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#61. Well, we knew that we wanted to tell a story that made bold choices, and one of those bold choices was meeting a storm trooper and seeing who this person was. That's something that had never been done. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#62. I love working with the right actor, and if the right actor happens to be unknown, that should be allowed, too, I think. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#63. When I was a kid, it was a huge insult to be a geek. Now it's a point of pride in a weird way. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#64. I think that even if you're wondering if two characters are ever going to kiss, drawing out the inevitability is part of the fun. Whatever the genre happens to be. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#65. Mystery is more important than knowledge. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#66. Every hour that you spend doing something, even if you love it more than anything, you're not with your family. Every project that you take on, that's another choice. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#67. I think that the success of the film is as much about it being something that families could share as anything else. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#68. I'd like to use IMAX. The problem with IMAX is that it's a very loud camera. It's a very unreliable camera. Only so much film can be in the camera. You can't really do intimate scenes with it. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#69. I don't want to do something that is so inside that only die-hard fans will appreciate. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#70. I owe my career to J.J. Abrams. He fought for me. - Author: David Anders
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#71. My work isn't any more important than anything else in the family. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#72. I was, throughout school, in the theater program. Through elementary school, junior high, high school, and then J.J. Abrams, my closest friend in the world, we were living together. He was writing, and I was trying writing; I wasn't getting paid for it like he was, but I always had the acting bug. - Author: Greg Grunberg
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#73. Stories in which the destruction of society occurs are explorations of social fears and issues that filmmakers, novelists, playwrights, painters have been examining for a long time. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#74. I'm working on the Star Wars script today and the people in my office have covered up all my windows with black paper. I guess they wanted to make sure no one could see what I was doing. It seems rather extreme. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#75. I work with really hard-working people who are really good at what they do. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#76. The magic that works, to me, is the magic that feels completely grounded and real and tangible. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#77. I have nothing against 3-D in theory. But I've also never run to the movies because something's in 3-D. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#78. 'Star Trek' was always a little bit closed emotionally. I never connected to the characters. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#79. J.J. Abrams and Jonah Nolan and Lisa Joy, who are brilliant people, so I knew it [Westworld] was going to be amazing. - Author: Evan Rachel Wood
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#80. Because of 'Lost,' particularly, J.J. Abrams's fans are all over his stuff. - Author: Ron Eldard
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#81. J. J. Abrams is a director that I've admired for a long time, from the very first scripts he wrote - including 'Regarding Henry,' which I was in. - Author: Harrison Ford
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#82. Withholding things in a story is no good if you aren't building to something substantial. It becomes foreplay without the main event, and no one wants that. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#83. What's a bigger mystery box than a movie theater? You go to the theater, you're just so excited to see anything - the moment the lights go down is often the best part. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#84. I don't think I have a signature. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#85. I find that it's hard to fully examine one's life and not have faith be part of the discussion. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#86. It's cool to be a nerd. There's a general understanding that smartphones didn't come from jocks. The digital age was foreseen by a group of short-sleeved, buttoned-down, white-shirted guys and their female equivalents designing the very stuff that's now ubiquitous. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#87. The ability of a television series to make adjustments is something you've got to take advantage of. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#88. I fell in love with 'Star Trek' after J. J. Abrams's movie. I'm so into that. - Author: Tatiana Maslany
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#89. I have no style. There are certain people who just have a visual sense that defines their work. You could probably watch 30 seconds of anything they do and you'll know exactly who directed it. I don't have that skill. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#90. I've always liked working on stories that combine people who are relatable with something insane. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#91. I'm an impatient guy and tend not to like to stay with one thing for a long time. I'll never be able to write as many scripts as I did for "Felicity" or "Alias" ever again. I'm just too impatient these days. I want to get on to the next project. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#92. He walks among us, but is not with us. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#93. I've just been lucky to work on things that I felt would be cool to see. It's not that I had a strategy or anything. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#94. When there's an authentic mystery, as opposed to just a question being asked, that's what makes you lean forward. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#95. My mother is the coolest, most amazing person I know. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#96. It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#97. Don't sell your story, just tell your story. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#98. I love movies with spectacle but spectacle can be a performance, it doesn't have to be a creature. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#99. Whenever a toddler sees a pile of blocks, he wants to tear it down. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#100. I think you have a passion and an obsession for something when it's not necessarily ubiquitous. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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