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#1. In the film work, I love to work mainly from the script and from talking to the directors, so a lot of the music, big portions of the scores that I've made, have been composed before the movies were even shot. - Author: Gustavo Santaolalla
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#2. I've made three musical movies which is pretty good considering that not many are made but I was lucky in other ways. I came along when independent movies were starting to boom. - Author: Christopher Walken
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#3. The movies that made me want to make movies were action movies, and thrillers, and Kurosawa films, you know, where you have an opportunity every day to shoot it in an unusual way. I was looking for something like that. - Author: Lawrence Kasdan
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#4. I love to look at The Graduate, or Lawrence of Arabia, or things I had nothing to do with. But you could not get me to go back and watch movies that it was a privilege just to be around them when they were being made. - Author: Jeffrey Katzenberg
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#5. I kind of realize that I have a tendency to choose the kind of films I watched when I was a kid and would go home and pretend with my friends that we were in those movies after we saw them. - Author: Samuel L. Jackson
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#6. The earliest movies that I loved were French movies and Italian movies. I grew up watching those kind of movies and often find the truest looks at human nature - you can find them in another country's movies. - Author: Lucy Fisher
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#7. I was a semiotics major at Brown, and there's this idea that stories are better, books are better, and movies are better if they cocked you off your axis and you were completely disoriented and you'd really have to rethink everything. Nobody has that experience, actually. - Author: Ira Glass
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#8. The Cheers writers were the finest in television. But I felt like I was repeating myself; it bothered me a little bit. And I was getting movie offers, which made people think, "Oh, she's so snooty. She thinks she's going to do movies." - Author: Shelley Long
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#9. A lot of films made me love the movies, everything from Hitchcock to Godard. But the ones that really grabbed me were Costa-Gavras's films like 'Z' and 'State of Siege.' - Author: Paul Haggis
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#10. I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said, 'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.' - Author: John Sayles
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#11. Mogadishu was like the postapocalyptic world of Mel Gibson's Mad Max movies, a world ruled by roving gangs of armed thugs. They were here to rout the worst of the warlords and restore sanity and civilization. - Author: Mark Bowden
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#12. Whether it's the experiments on 'MythBusters' or my earlier work in special effects for movies, I've regularly had to do things that were never done before, from designing complex motion-control rigs to figuring out how to animate chocolate. - Author: Adam Savage
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#13. When she returned, she smiled and said, "We were at the movies once, and this dork took two phone calls during the film. Later we followed him, and Andre broke both his legs with a baseball bat."
This proved that even the most evil people could occasionally have a socially responsible impulse. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#14. Remember when movies were just good or bad, before auteurs, film festivals, and guys from USC who were the first to shoot underwater? - Author: Mort Sahl
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#15. I don't want to do anything like Can't Hardly Wait, I don't want to do anything like Scream. I saw all those movies, and they were good, but they're just not what I want to do. - Author: Laura Prepon
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#16. The comics I read as a kid were much more influenced by TV and movies. Encountering superheroes as an adult without that kind of childhood sentimentality, it just doesn't allow you, or in my case at least, it wouldn't let me take the characters seriously. - Author: Garth Ennis
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#17. For a really long time [before writing the novel], I was watching a lot of serial killer movies and I started to wonder if this was a trend and if other people were doing the same thing. That's what happens when you suddenly have a critical perspective on your own behavior. - Author: Lucy Corin
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#18. At the end of the day, it seems like there's a critic archetype for food movies, like with 'Ratatouille' or anything. You know, if you were doing a puppet show about chefs, one puppet would be the chef, one would be the critic. - Author: Jon Favreau
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#19. I never really understood how movies were made, because it was such a technical accomplishment. - Author: Patrick Lussier
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#20. Bruce Lee was very famous. I watched his movies and he is amazing. He is a martial arts master, his philosophy, his movement, both physically and mentally, were very strong. - Author: Jet Li
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#21. In the past, people could use their music because there are these bootlegs floating around that were supposedly public domain but they weren't, and now they've locked everything up and it's become really near impossible to use their music in movies. - Author: George Ratliff
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#22. The two Hindi movies that I did were not marketed well, and so not many people came to watch the film, hence the audience doesn't know much about me. I am a newcomer, and I cannot sell a film on my own. There has to be a backing in terms of producers. - Author: Tena Desae
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#23. Lately, they were always reassuring each other that nothing was wrong; and probably it was true - life wasn't supposed to be incredible, after all. Life wasn't some incredible movie. Life was all the movies, ever, happening at once. There were good ones, bad ones, some went straight to video. - Author: Tao Lin
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#24. The tour bus is always fun, and there's plenty of time to watch movies. Actually, Kanye introduced me to the movie 'Step Brothers.' We were sitting there, watching it and clowning around - it was so funny, man. - Author: Kid Cudi
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#25. We knew all along we were making a good show, so its success was not a surprise to me. What has surprised me is the magnitude of this show's success. More people see me now in one episode than saw me in 20 years of movies and theater! - Author: William Petersen
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#26. We were raised without movies, theater or music. We had only nature, the hills, the trees. When I got on the set of 'Manon,' I wasn't star-struck because I didn't know what a star was. - Author: Emmanuelle Beart
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#27. Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They're to promote each other's movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they'll go to see them. It's still the same. - Author: Javier Bardem
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#28. When I was a kid, my favorite movies were the George Pal version of 'War Of The Worlds,' 'Them,' and 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers.' Those movies were scary! They haunted my nightmares for years, so when I started writing, I wanted to write a story that was just as big and just as scary. - Author: David Gerrold
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#29. The only movies I saw till I was 17 were made by Disney. My parents had this thing. Disney was like, you know, "Ford is a good car. Disney makes good movies that are good for kids and safe." - Author: Geena Davis
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#30. The movies that influenced me were movies that told their stories through pictures more than words. - Author: Sam Mendes
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#31. People are always talking about the old days. They say that the old movies were better, that the old actors were so great. But I don't think so. All I can say about the old days is that they have passed. - Author: Kirk Douglas
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#32. When I started making movies, I was pretty young, and at the time I felt like there needed to be more confrontation in cinema - or I needed to make something more disruptive - so in the beginning, those movies were me wanting to play with the rules. - Author: Harmony Korine
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#33. When I started making movies about weird people, I knew they were weird, I was infected with irony, and I wanted New York to notice. - Author: John Waters
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#34. Some of my friends became gangsters. You became a gangster depending upon how fast you wanted a suit. Gangsters weren't the stereotypes you see in the movies. I knew the real ones, and the real ones were out for big money. - Author: Jack Kirby
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#35. I think once you enter the dating world and you realise it's nothing like those Disney movies you watched when you were a little girl, you just become more guarded. - Author: Megan Fox
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#36. There were very, very large sums of money that I made when I was very young - 15 million published works and a great many successful movies don't make nothin'. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#37. Oh gosh, well, you know, growing up in the '70s being a young boy there, you know, there were still exploitation movies, where, you know, were, you know, still opened up every week and, you know, played - sometimes they would play it at the local, you know, mall theater. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#38. I love the Warner Brothers lot. There is so much history there. They've done such a smart thing. They have signs outside of each stage which tell you what movies and TV shows were shot inside. So cool ... you can almost feel the ghosts of actors past. - Author: Valerie Azlynn
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#39. I've always used the technique of the cuento. I am an oral storyteller, but now I do it on the printed page. I think if we were very wise we would use that same tradition in video cassettes, in movies, and on radio. - Author: Rudolfo Anaya
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#40. Typical horror movies of the 1930s were often given a period setting in what looked like a kind of stylized 19th century ... the sense of 'elsewhen', of distance, lent to many of these movies by their settings. They exist, as it were, in a 19th century of the mind. - Author: Andrew Tudor
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#41. She had never seen snow before, except in TV shows and movies. It had looked to her like the stars were flaking out of the sky. It had looked like thousands of fireflies in the moonlight; like breathlessness, like time stopping, like the most beautiful thing she had ever seen. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#42. You learn the stuff of your life (sports, movies, traveling) ... that's not the essence of your existence, my relationships were always good. Now they have transcended (rise beyond). - Author: Christopher Reeve
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#43. Plays close, movies wrap and TV series eventually get cancelled, and we were cancelled in three season. - Author: George Takei
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#44. All movies, when they're about the music business, tend to have a bit of a wide latitude in terms of how things really were. - Author: Chris Squire
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#45. Art exhibitions would be less censored if they were rated, G or NC-17, like movies. People in general see galleries and museums as family-appropriate excursions. Censorship is a provided system which caters to lazy parenting, which is publicly-funded and socially accepted. - Author: Adamo Macri
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#46. The copy editors drank cheap beer and seemed kind of bitter. About everything. But Lincoln felt at home with them. They all read too much, and watched too much TV, and argued about movies like they were things that had actually happened. - Author: Rainbow Rowell
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#47. Sometimes those big bloated superhero movies take themselves too seriously compared to the material they were based on. Am I going to listen to psychoanalysis from someone with a mask? - Author: Baltasar Kormakur
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#48. There were two movies that asked me to go to Australia or New Zealand for long periods of time. One was 'Lord of the Rings' and one was 'The Matrix.' But I was actively involved at that time raising my family, and I couldn't really take that time out. - Author: Nicolas Cage
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#49. We have a thriving subculture of 'independent' American movies that makes an impact on America as a whole roughly equivalent to that of a the modern literary novel. These are the films sincere viewers marry, whereas, once upon a time, movies were a lifetime of one night stands. - Author: Edward Jay Epstein
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#50. I built my [early] career on negative reviews. There was a cultural war going on, the '60s was going on. All the film critics were square. They hated my movies. You could never have that happen today. Critics are way too hip. - Author: John Waters
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#51. Movies were a struggle for me - they didn't come easy. - Author: Mandy Patinkin
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#52. There are two of my favorite books, 'The Great Gatsby' and 'Gone With The Wind', that were made into movies. And I love those movies as much as I love the books. That's really rare. - Author: Tatiana De Rosnay
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#53. The movies of our particular childhood were so great that it's almost impossible to recapture that magic, especially as adults. - Author: Colin Trevorrow
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#54. In the '90s movies were so serious, and so stylistic and slick that I could not identify with them. - Author: Michel Gondry
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#55. A writing teacher once told me that the most successful movies and books were simple plots about complex characters. You should be able to articulate your concept in a couple of lines. - Author: James Scott Bell
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#56. Red pill or blue pill? If only it were that simple. You've been watching the wrong movies. - Author: H.M. Forester
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#57. I just went to your typical public schools, and my dad would take us to the movies every week, or he'd buy scalped tickets to San Antonio Spurs games. I remember I was four or five years old and my parents, who were very young, took us to see The Police in Austin, and Iggy Pop opened. - Author: Pedro Pascal
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#58. I happen to have a certain fondness for existing
soda wouldn't have that lovely fizzy feeling if you were dead. Think of all the things you would miss: Cartoons, music, movies, video games, music, art, fingernail growth, sex ... well, perhaps not sex, depending on how weird your mortician is. - Author: Jhonen Vasquez
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#59. Star Wars, the original movie, was all the various old genre of pictures: the swashbucklers, the war movies, all those things were put n there in a different look. - Author: Bruce Boxleitner
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#60. When I did 'Bird,' it was a surprise to some people, first because I wasn't in it and second because most of the films I'd been doing were cop movies or westerns or adventure films, so to be doing one about Charlie Parker, who was a great influence on American music, was a great thrill for me. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#61. I would be more frightened as a writer if people thought my movies were like science fiction. - Author: Neil LaBute
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#62. You'll pretend you were men instead of babies, and you'll be played in the movies by Frank Sinatra and John Wayne or some of those other glamorous, war-loving, dirty old men. And war will look just wonderful, so we'll have a lot more of them. And they'll be fought by babies like the babies upstairs. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#63. Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing. - Author: Manuel Puig
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#64. The movies that I did in the '80s were either good or bad, but I never was oppressed with any feeling - I mean, I thought it was ridiculous to play high school or college students when I was 30. But at the same time, that was really done then. - Author: Curtis Armstrong
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#65. When my turn on the program comes, I am not nervous at all - because all this is happening out of time, out of space. I am, for a moment, a figure of my own fantasy, and I play my appointed role as if I were in the movies. - Author: Eva Hoffman
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#66. Everyone loves the seventies because that's when movies were character-based, and you saw great characters and you saw very interesting filmmaking. There are interesting movies being made now, but it's harder and harder to make them. - Author: Justin Bartha
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#67. In 1940 I was just turning 5 years old and being taken to the movies. For those of us who were not old enough to understand the horror of war it was a very romantic era because these guys were kissing their wives and girlfriends goodbye and going off to fight and become heroes. - Author: Woody Allen
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#68. I don't know what has happened to movies, but lately every movie is at least 20 minutes too long. It used to be that if you were three hours long it was because it was epic - a movie about Gandhi; something with very important subject matters. - Author: Ethan Hawke
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#69. New York was the last place that my movies caught on. I didn't make underground movies in New York, and in the 1960s, they were very snobby about that, because the whole scene was here. - Author: John Waters
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#70. Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles. - Author: Faye Dunaway
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#71. I've done about 15 movies and four television series in Mexico. My last two movies were the highest grossing in Mexican-cinema history - 'Nosotros los Nobles' and 'Instructions Not Included.' - Author: Karla Souza
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#72. Even the pre-schoolers are like, 'I watch you on The Jonas Brothers.' And my own kids. I have been in the greatest movies, even some for kids, and they were never impressed until I did 'Jonas L.A.' - Author: Debi Mazar
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#73. In the 1950s, we had all these B-grade science-fiction movies. The point was to scare the public and get them to buy popcorn. No attempt was made to create movies that were somewhat inherent to the truth. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#74. They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies. - Author: Afrika Bambaataa
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#75. Disney features, especially the early ones, were horror movies with cute critters: Greek tragedies with a hummable chorus. Forcing children to confront the loss of home, parent, friends and fondest pets, these films imposed shock therapy on four-year-olds. - Author: Richard Corliss
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#76. We played more rock music when we were writing the script. 'Renegade'. All of the Styx songs. All of the old '70's and '80's music, that's the stuff that's pounding in the background while we were doing this stuff. It's a part of those movies. - Author: Todd Farmer
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#77. I was still making movies so it wasnt as if I were working in a bar, but they were independent films that couldnt find distributors. - Author: Linda Fiorentino
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#78. Time moves on but Barbara Hershey's doing good and John Heard, they're all people working. I know there were a couple of kids in that movie who I used who have been in other movies since Beaches. - Author: Garry Marshall
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#79. If military movies were automatically successful we'd make nothing but military movies. But seriously, patriotism is one thing that all Americans have in common. - Author: Tommy Lee Jones
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#80. The-one of the odd things that's going on with smoking these days is that in the '90s, smoking at movies in the '90s, there were more movies showing smoking than there were in the '60s. - Author: Joe Eszterhas
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#81. When I moved to Los Angeles, I wrote spec screenplays. I was really poor, and I thought I was just gonna do this for a while to make a little money so I could write novels. I thought movies were a second-class art form. I condescended to it - I didn't know enough to know it was really gonna be hard. - Author: Stephen Gaghan
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#82. The accidents are things that audiences always remember most, I've found on my own movies. The things that they like the most are the things that were just by accident. So you have to create a situation where nothing but accidents can happen the entire time. - Author: Robert Rodriguez
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#83. When we go to different areas and look at doing period pieces and movies shot in other states and locations, even overseas, it's hard to carry 1700 volunteers from your church with you to do that. And so, we knew that there were going to be growing pains at some point. - Author: Alex Kendrick
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#84. There were Hollywood movies and then there were those aggressively anti-narrative films that they showed at the Collective for Living Cinema. - Author: Christine Vachon
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#85. I never said that movies were struggling behind TV. I'm just saying that movies have a better creative cache. - Author: Patton Oswalt
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#86. I remember saying to my agent, "Listen, everybody's going out to Hollywood and making movies. I think I ought to go out there." And his advice to me was, "I wouldn't do that if I were you. If they want you in Hollywood, they'll send you." And sure enough, they did. - Author: Morgan Freeman
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#87. My family were symphonic musicians and in the opera. Also, it was my era, the love of radio. We used to listen to the radio at night, close our eyes and see movies far more beautiful than you can photograph. - Author: Francis Ford Coppola
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#88. I've been asked to do surfing movies over the years and offered several opportunities. I just felt that if I were to do one, I'd have to do the perfect surfing movie. And I don't know if that exists because surfing is such a personal thing. - Author: Chris Carter
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#89. I always enjoyed movies and in hindsight I realise how captivating they were to me. - Author: Adam Brody
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#90. If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a movie and made four movies a year, that means you have a salary of $4 million. - Author: Peter Stormare
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#91. Dog movies nowadays are not what dog movies were 50 or even 10 years ago. For one thing, the dogs have become better actors. - Author: Benjamin Cheever
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#92. Sundance claimed to be "rebellious" on all of their programs, but they are not. Most of the movies at Sundance were multi-million dollar pictures that were already guaranteed a theatrical release. - Author: Yony Leyser
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#93. As a kid, I thought movies were boring. My parents would hire VHS recorders for the weekend and watch Bollywood movies. I'd get bored and go out to Stoke Newington common to play football. - Author: Asif Kapadia
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#94. I was always in trouble. I was mischievous. And movies were always a part of my world. - Author: Lee Daniels
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#95. My favorite movies growing up were things like 'The Wizard of Oz,' but as I got older, I really began to admire people like Steven Soderbergh. - Author: Rainey Qualley
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#96. I thought it was great fun to scare people. I also knew it was socially acceptable because there were a lot of horror movies out there. - Author: Stephen King
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#97. I was always cutting dialogue out when we were rehearsing, and when I produced movies, too. I felt that people don't say things in life - they act, they do things. I always wanted my characters doing, rather than saying what they were doing - which was redundant. - Author: Donna Mills
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#98. In the movies, the child actors were doing real homework to make the scene more realistic. - Author: Mariah Caitlyn
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#99. I'm a spoilt brat. I thought I was just going to walk in and make movies. But I'd been my own boss for so long that all of a sudden to be facing a roomful of people who were niggling over every little scene ... I just thought I'd go back and draw my comics and have a happy life. - Author: Frank Miller
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#100. I think that my vampires in general were influenced by my being allowed to watch the Hammer vampire films. Vampire Circus, also shown as Circus of Fear, was one of those movies. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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