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The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to
by Adrian Lyne

The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to
avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
- Adrian Lyne

I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he
makes a film every 18 months.
He's amazing really.
- Adrian Lyne

I wanted to make a movie about the arbitrary nature of love.
- Adrian Lyne

Obviously, in dealing with a relationship,
sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that.
And I don't know, I've always been intrigued by those emotions.
- Adrian Lyne

 

Every time I do one I feel like I've never really quite learned anything.
I always find that when I'm making a film,
I find it a little bit like I'm doing it for the first time.
- Adrian Lyne

So on my screenplay, on the left-hand side of the page,
I will put all the ideas that refer to the scene next
to it so I have some sort of pictorial reference.
- Adrian Lyne

I don't know really.
I've always been interested in the small picture instead of the big one,
and I've always been interested in relationship pictures.
- Adrian Lyne

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Well, I think just the fact that you are making your
first film is a huge step.
- Adrian Lyne

I think you get better at staring into space.
Especially living in the South of France.
- Adrian Lyne

I've always been interested in films where you can
identify with the actors.
Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more
involved if they're people that you recognize.
- Adrian Lyne

Their every instinct - and I have to say this is without exception -
is to iron out the bumps,
and It's always the bumps that are the most interesting stuff.
- Adrian Lyne

The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use.
- Adrian Lyne

I feel a little schizophrenic because my life is so
totally different from here,
obviously.
And the French values are so different from American values.
- Adrian Lyne

If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for
them then you usually get that back.
I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor,
you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse.
You have to know them, warts and all.
- Adrian Lyne

And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him.
In a way, watching the French do anything is a little
more fun because their gestures are different.
And in that way, they make everything interesting.
- Adrian Lyne

I was watching Monster's Ball, which is a fabulous movie.
It's just a little gem: beautifully shot,
and shot in a way I never would have done.
It made me feel very old, really, because it wasn't
eccentric for its own sake,
it was just very original.
- Adrian Lyne

What I think is interesting is that the more you do,
you have to invent a book of rules of what you can
do and what you can't do.
And the very real danger is that if your book of rules
becomes a book of cliches.
- Adrian Lyne

Foxes was a movie that didn't do a lot of business
but it didn't do too badly critically and eventually
they offered me other things.
The interesting thing was that next I tried a film called Star Man,
which Michael Douglas was producing.
- Adrian Lyne

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Be curious; be adventurous; live life full-out.
Accept the challenge, and reach for the brass ring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Consider calling it a challenge
rather than calling it a crisis.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Don't Limit Your Challenges... Challenge Your Limits.
- Anonymous

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands
in moments of comfort and convenience,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The challenge of living a great life is to create
a meaningful whole out of sometimes ill-fitting halves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The challenge before us is to savor the unknown
and delight in the taste of possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We are free only if we face the challenge of freedom,
do the work of freedom, fight the fight of freedom
and die the death for freedom.
- Charles G. Adams

You are my friend when you can guard my failure,
challenge my thought and celebrate my success.
- Anonymous

Every day is a new day -
a day for new beginnings, new dreams, new action -
a day for challenge, adventure, and discovery.
TODAY, what is your goal?
What is your dream?
What action are you taking to further your goals and dreams?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will greet this day with love in my heart.
And how will I do this?
Henceforth will I look on all things with love and be born again.
I will love the sun for it warms my bones;
yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit.
I will love the light for it shows me the way;
yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
I will welcome happiness as it enlarges my heart;
yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul.
I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due;
yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.
- Og Mandino

The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Differences challenge assumptions.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

Our world faces a true planetary emergency.
I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a
challenge to the moral imagination.
- Al Gore

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird
or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.
- Hal Borland

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives,
each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge,
and each marked off by some intense experience.
- Wallis Simpson

I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to
be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.
- Brian Schweitzer

I'm a competitive person and I love the challenge of mastering new things.
- Sasha Cohen

This same habitual blindness to spiritual,
substantive dimensions of every significant challenge
continues to handicap Hollywood.
- Michael Medved

The challenge with Postfix, or with any piece of software,
is to update software without introducing problems.
- Wietse Venema

Our challenge for the future is that we realize we
are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem,
and we must learn to respect and live according to
the basic biological laws of nature.
- Jim Fowler

We all know that change is inevitable.
It provides us with a challenge and an opportunity
to grow and improve and to attract new members with new ideas.
- Ron D. Burton

God is a challenge because there is no proof of his
existence and therefore the search must continue.
- Donald Knuth

The biggest challenge is how to affect public attitudes and make people care.
- Jim Fowler

For me life is a challenge.
And it will be a challenge if I live to be 100 or if
I get to be a trillionaire.
- Beah Richards

If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility
and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture,
then this poses a serious challenge.
- James S. Coleman

My challenge was even greater as a journalist,
because this was happening in my own backyard.
- Paula Zahn

It's been years and years and years I've been playing the drums,
and they're still a challenge.
I still enjoy using drumsticks and a snare drum.
- Charlie Watts

I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry.
It is such a challenge.
- Jeffery Deaver

To do the Ozzfest again would be great.
I'd like to finish with a final Sabbath album.
You always feel that it is still a challenge.
- Geezer Butler

I've never presented.
The logistics of that is a challenge.
- Michael Ritchie

I may have had a lot of luck in my life,
but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
- Zinedine Zidane

I always look for a challenge and something that's different.
- Tom Cruise

I look for things that are going to challenge me as an actor.
- Devon Sawa

Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure,
treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible.
- Jimmy Connors

I challenge record companies to show me evidence of
a single penny they've lost due to Napster.
- Dave Rowntree

It is nice to be around people who think differently than you.
They challenge your ideas and keep you from being complacent.
- Tucker Carlson

But I'm able to just keep going, and that's the challenge.
It's the next song.
And then just enjoying the shows and people who come out to the shows.
It's pretty organic, really.
- Steve Forbert

I am ready to work, I am ready for this job and I am
ready for this challenge.
- Stuart Pearce

Bereavement is the sharpest challenge to our trust in God;
if faith can overcome this,
there is no mountain which it cannot remove.
- Dean Inge

This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge.
It's quite exhausting.
- Jan de Bont

Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral
and one of developing the characteristics that make
us respected by one another.
- Louis Farrakhan

My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing.
If there's a challenge, go for it.
If there's a wall to break down, break it down.
- Donny Osmond

I look at raising funds for The Perlman Music Program
as a challenge and as a way to provide opportunities
for people who care about the future of classical music.
- Itzhak Perlman

The challenge of film is making it right there at that moment,
and then you get to move on.
- Bernadette Peters

Woman must not accept; she must challenge.
She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her;
she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.
- Margaret Sanger

If the material is challenging, it forces you to challenge
yourself when handling it.
- Joel Coen

And I think it's a real challenge to be up there sometimes
with only a keyboard if they don't have a grand piano...
and to try to win people over that way.
It's really hard.
- Chantal Kreviazuk


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