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In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered
by Charles Keating

In film and television we are oftentimes so pampered
that the truths are withheld.
- Charles Keating

It does make you a better director and a better actor.
- Charles Keating

In the theatre, the actor is given immediate feedback.
- Charles Keating

Computers rather frighten me, because I never did learn to type,
so the whole thing seems extraordinarily complicated to me.
- Charles Keating

 

I have two delightful sons, who I love dearly.
- Charles Keating

I indeed had only one scene, one speech,
one little speech, but it was with Robin Williams.
- Charles Keating

Am I 53 or 54? I think I'm 54.
I was born in 1941.
So this year I'll be 55.
- Charles Keating

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I believe the director's primary role is to create
an atmosphere where his company can be created.
- Charles Keating

Well I was out in the garden moving rocks on the day of the Emmys.
I was just playing in the dirt.
- Charles Keating

I was born in Middlesex, England, which is really London.
- Charles Keating

You know, working as an actor, I'm always working within my own imagination.
- Charles Keating

The Emmy will have no effect on me, from the standpoint
that you've still got to wash your bowl after breakfast.
- Charles Keating

Indeed, the actor's lot is a much harder one than that of the director's,
from one simple standpoint: The actor has to play the eight shows a week.
- Charles Keating

Well I don't write, I attempt to scribble here and there.
And no, nothing ever so grand as being published.
- Charles Keating

Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole,
it would be about me.
- Federico Fellini

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert

The secret to film is that it's an illusion.
- George Lucas

A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated.
The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
- Francis Ford Coppola

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

Shoot a few scenes out of focus.
I want to win the foreign film award.
- Billy Wilder

So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
- Christina Aguilera

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

A film is never really good unless the camera is an
eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

I don't think you should feel about a film.
You should feel about a woman, not a movie.
You can't kiss a movie.
- Jean-Luc Godard

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau

Every single art form is involved in film,
in a way.
- Sydney Pollack

This film cost $31 million.
With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
- Clint Eastwood

To stand there and do nothing on film is probably the hardest thing to do.
- Thomas Jane

On film sets, people get put down in public a lot.
- David Warner

The film is a romance with songs and dances,
aimed at a family audience.
- Sanjay Dutt

Even The Impostors, as silly as it is,
is a very intimate film, in a way.
- Stanley Tucci

I never pursued Hollywood banging my drum,
because I was never in a film big enough to do that.
- Armand Assante

It's amazing that this is still news to people,
but that affects the final outcome of the film.
When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued,
they give 110 percent.
- Adam Arkin

Yes, but Hollywood is the strangest place in that they'll
torpedo their own film to prove an emotional point.
- Richard Linklater

As a painter you're responsible yourself,
100 percent.
In film, you have the editor, the director,
the other actors.
It has the advantage of not being solitary.
- Sylvia Kristel

It's not that the film is violent, it's that people
have an issue with violence right now.
- Thomas Jane

For young filmmakers, Saw is a perfect film.
It doesn't cost the GNP of almost every country of the world.
- Donnie Wahlberg

If one horror film hits, everyone says,
'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
- George A. Romero

When you're on a set it can be very tedious and slow.
It's just not as big as when you see it on film.
- Sanaa Lathan

My first film goes into production in October.
It's called White Boy Shuffle and it's based on a novel
about a young black kid and it's sort of reminiscent of Catcher in the Rye.
- Ryan Phillippe

Is this film more interesting than a documentary of
the same actors having lunch?
- Gene Siskel

I just recently did a film with Disney,
and they put the drawings straight on the computer.
And it's all painted on the computer now and not by hand anymore.
- Gerald Scarfe

I never saw film stars at home.
We had no maid, no cook, no swimming pool.
- Natalie Wood

Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end,
in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and
write my classical music,
which has always been my passion.
- Malcolm Arnold

There is no other occupation in the world that so closely
resembled enslavement as the career of a film star.
- Louise Brooks

We film in front of a live audience,
and I was a theater actor before I got into television,
so I like that.
- Jillian Bach

I watched every single Charlie Chaplin film.
- Chevy Chase

Working on a film, you don't get time to develop rivalries,
but the theatre is like a little village,
and the differences between me, Lionel and Georgia grew.
- Ron Moody

I suppose the most fun I had was on the second film.
- David Prowse

There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical,
but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary
couple in a language that everyone can understand.
- Sophie Marceau

A film should be an experience.
You should feel something.
It should motivate you to feel something.
- Tim Reid

I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material
for various comics that were at the Windmill...
as well as my film job, I was under contract,
I was allowed to do that and everything.
- Val Guest

Comics? Honestly, that's more a matter of nostalgia for me.
I think most of that energy has gone to my love of
literature and my love of film.
- Jonathan Lethem

At the end of Requiem all I wanted to do was get a
DV camera and just do a small film.
But then the hunger comes back.
- Darren Aronofsky

When I see myself on film it makes me smile,
I mean making a good living doing what I enjoy is soo much fun.
I just hope that everyone has the chance to enjoy life like I do.
- Adrienne Barbeau

As for Tenacious D, of course it could work as a full length movie;
all it requires is a great writer and great director
with an ability to think outside of conventional film comedy.
- David Cross

I have been inundated with offers to move into a career in television or film,
and these, too, are tempting.
- David Ginola

I started using film as part of live theatre performance -
what used to be called performance art -
and I became intrigued by film.
- Mike Figgis

Stage is the most exciting.
Film is lovely, because it's like a family.
- Julie Walters

When you see the films of certain young directors,
you get the impression that film history begins for them around 1980.
- Jacques Rivette

With pop stars or film stars, we become the object
of people's self-definition,
as well as the object of sexual definition.
- George Michael

I hope to continue working in film, television and theatre.
- Jeremy Bulloch

You have film actors doing TV, rap stars doing TV,
with everyone kind of crossing the line.
- Anthony Michael Hall

Terry's mother worked in the film industry for many years.
She always wanted him to marry an actress.
- Marta Kristen

Sometimes you like the personal adventure implicit in the making of a film,
and sometimes you like your part in a film,
and sometimes you like the final result.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I think a film should have a gestation period of at
least two or three years.
- Roland Joffe


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