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In this film, we took a helicopter up and showed London as a vista,
by Mel Smith

In this film, we took a helicopter up and showed London as a vista,
which is not very often done.
- Mel Smith

I don't think London has been given enough credit in
a lot of the movies that we make here.
- Mel Smith

But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director.
- Mel Smith

I directed before I was even in television;
I directed in the theatre for seven years,
so that was my trade anyway.
But in the UK, I've given up any hope of being considered a director.
- Mel Smith

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

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

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

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

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

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

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

Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts.
- Leon de Winter

This film is what it is.
It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun.
With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously.
They are what they are.
- Morris Chestnut

The dichotomy between art and industry is totally dysfunctional in terms of film.
- Ann Macbeth

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

They say now in America that final cut doesn't mean anything.
As Harvey Weinstein said to some film-maker,
'You can have final cut.
I'll open your film in Arkansas.'
- Mira Nair

I hate being cold and I hate being wet and around 80%
percent of this film I was cold and another 60% I was cold and wet,
so it wasn't the best shoot for me.
- Morris Chestnut

Take a film of Jacques Tati like Mon Oncle which has something quite new -
for me,
unique - in it.
- Norman McLaren

Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.
- Catherine Deneuve

The greatest drawback in making pictures is the fact
that film makers have to eat.
- Ray Milland

I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future.
- Lady Gaga

I cannot work fast enough.
I cannot cope fast enough, really.
And just releasing a film is hard.
- Werner Herzog

My love for the theater has always been a priority.
That hasn't changed.
I got into acting that way.
The film work that came up was really a surprise.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in
movies I may have taken a few too soon,
too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make
another film and to succeed more.
- Dabney Coleman

In every character I play, I try to imbibe something.
Every film is a learning process for me.
- Ajay Naidu

Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is,
but how good the actor receiving the blows is.
- Takeshi Kitano

The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave
him every opportunity to explain himself.
- Martin Bashir

Music is very influential to my writing,
as are theater and film.
- Jessica Hagedorn

The Loved One has been the most underrated film I've worked on.
- Terry Southern

Disney was a family film studio.
I was supposed to be their young, leading man.
After they found out I was involved with someone,
that was the end of Disney.
- Tommy Kirk

To me, it's a very moral film.
If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
- Ellen Burstyn

I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers.
I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask
questions of yourself as you leave the theatre.
- Paul Haggis

I also don't like films that are made just to make money,
no this kind of film I don't like.
- Dario Argento

Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me.
He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by
me and really bailed me out.
- Tim Robbins

It's always good to have no expectations when you see a film.
Then you can be pleasantly disappointed or surprised.
- Bill Paxton

We like to think of film and music as art,
but actually art is something that is not restricted.
- Ahmed Best

I don't think violence on film breeds violence in life.
Violence in life breeds violence in films.
- Robert Aldrich

Well, before I knew there was going to be a film.
I was the biggest Harry Potter fan.
I read all the books.
- Rupert Grint

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

I didn't grow up thinking of movies as film,
or art, but as movies, something to do on a Saturday afternoon.
- Sydney Pollack

I watch old school film so that I can learn so much
that I just sort of miss all the new stuff.
- Mike Epps

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

I'm not interested in seeing a film just made by a woman -
not unless she is looking for new images.
- Agnes Varda

I went back to film work after Dobie.
I went back to film work after Dobie.
- Dwayne Hickman

I mean, it was a mummy movie.
It was a good film independent of its source.
It that looks like Lawrence of Arabia on steroids in a lot of ways.
- Brendan Fraser

I like songs and film because you can turn your life
into a sort of myth or dream.
- Sean Lennon

I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
- Sasha Alexander

I got into film-making because I was interested in
making entertaining movies,
which I felt there was a lack of.
- Guy Ritchie

I did a film once that I was killed in.
It was a painful, horrifying day.
It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting,
but I was a wreck otherwise.
- Leslie Easterbrook

If you don't generate tension in the film to begin with...
you can't really make a purse out of a sow's ear,
you know.
- Dennis Weaver

Ten Days That Shook The World, by Eisenstein,
I went to see it, and I was so impressed with this film,
so impressed with what cinema could do.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Any film I see at two o'clock in afternoon with my
mother seems to cast a strange spell that means we both come out sobbing.
- Jane Birkin

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

In the 90's action pictures were all the rage.
As a woman, I was fed up with them and I initially
thought that the script was just another action film
dressed up as a period piece.
- Madeleine Stowe

I used to love Woody Allen but feel he's become a hack as a director.
Bullets Over Broadway is the only film of his I've
enjoyed in the last 10 years.
- Douglas Wood

If you've ever seen the film In Which We Serve,
but it was about a destroyer in the Mediterranean.
- Richard Attenborough

I think it's always harder in a film to convey intimacy.
- Patricia Clarkson

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

The film Punch - Drunk Love is how you see the world when you're in love.
You don't see somebody's psychological baggage necessarily,
you see the person walking out of the light.
- Emily Watson

I'd always tried not to worry about the size of the
role or the size of the film.
- Kevin Bacon


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