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My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river
by Albert Finney

My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river
and I was there for about two and a half months,
and we were just out of Alabama.
I hardly got to see Alabama.
- Albert Finney

My dad was great.
He was very droll, very dry.
- Albert Finney

I was in London.
It's a long way to go for a very long party,
sitting there for six hours not having a cigarette or a drink.
It's a waste of time.
- Albert Finney

You just feel comfortable with him, and he certainly
makes sure that you're comfortable.
He makes sure that you feel good and that you're happy with what you're doing.
- Albert Finney

 

Within two weeks of working with her,
I realized how good she was for the role because she
was absolutely with it and she has got terrific instincts,
I think, as an artist, too.
- Albert Finney

I like playing accents, and doing things like that,
it was fun.
It was fun.
- Albert Finney

There might've been wires, but I have this ability to make myself light.
Well you know what, in ballet, when you kind of lift yourself here,
it's all up in the head.
- Albert Finney

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She is up there with the best of them.
I can only talk about my experience,
but it was genuinely special.
- Albert Finney

They have to exist or not in their own right.
I mean, with kids, you don't say, 'Which is your favourite,'
or 'Which did you enjoy bringing up the best?'
- Albert Finney

I don't think that we necessarily lie.
I mean, we make our living by pretending that we're someone else.
I don't tell tall tales.
I always tell the truth.
- Albert Finney

No, she is right up there with the best I've worked with.
I was very impressed with her, I really was.
- Albert Finney

To be a character who feels a deep emotion,
one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad
memory from one's own life.
- Albert Finney

It was great to do and it's exciting to do those things.
That's another thing, that one enjoys the game.
- Albert Finney

I think that I'm busy in the present,
and I don't want to go back.
Well, there's been an unauthorized biography,
and you can't stop them.
It didn't worry me.
- Albert Finney

He tells you stories, but then, after a while,
when you want more, he doesn't give you more.
He insists on this old elaboration, the old stories that never changes.
- Albert Finney

I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge',
in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors.
I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
- Albert Finney

I don't enter, I'm entered.
It's up to someone else.
It's up to them.
- Albert Finney

We're given the springboard of the text,
a plane ticket, told to report to Alabama,
and there's a group of people all ready to make a film
and it's a marvelous life.
- Albert Finney

I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London.
In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other,
it is like bobbing at the net in tennis.
- Albert Finney

I'm doing another Churchill.
I did a Churchill for HBO and that was up to 1939 and
there's talk of the war years.
They were going to do it this fall, but the script
wasn't going to be ready.
- Albert Finney

You come on as a guest.
You don't get the girl anymore.
But that is our lives.
You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover,
then you are the husband, then you are the father,
and then you are the grandfather.
- Albert Finney

That is one of the reasons one enjoys acting.
Now and again, you get scenes where you work with somebody
really good and you have a good time trying to make
it really work and really work well.
- Albert Finney

We meet before the movie and she gives you charts with
sounds on them and makes a tape of examples.
While they are setting up the scene,
I go with her to the trailer and we go through the
scene and correct the speech.
- Albert Finney

It's a marvellous life, a gregarious life that we've had.
We're very lucky in that way.
Unlike writers or painters, we don't sit down in front
of a blank canvas and say,
'How do I start? Where do I start?'
- Albert Finney

She goes on the set with headphones and gives you notes.
She's terrific and I always run to her now,
because she is just great to work with,
as well as very good at different accents.
- Albert Finney

I'm not bothered by the paparazzi and I don't feel hemmed in,
I've never felt that.
My youth, mind you, there wasn't quite the same attention
to celebrities as there is now,
but I've never felt that.
- Albert Finney

When I read the script, I liked the script very much
and I thought it was a marvelous part for her,
because I think it is a change of pace.
I mean, we know how wonderful she is in romantic comedy.
- Albert Finney

All we did in Alabama was have a read through with the script,
but there was, 'No, well, it needs more.
You've got to do this, Albert.
You've got to do that, Jessica.' It didn't feel like that at all.
- Albert Finney

I think that one of Tim's great qualities and abilities
is in what seems like a thumbnail sketch to get something quite telling,
very simply, when you're doing it or being in that thumbnail sketch,
you don't feel that it's important.
- Albert Finney

Well, I've always thought that my career was in England,
really.
I used to do more in the theatre, and I felt that I should be there.
It's not far is it? It's amazing the way that special
FX have taken a quantum leap in what they're capable of doing.
- Albert Finney

Not every problem someone has with his girlfriend is
necessarily due to the capitalist mode of production.
- Herbert Marcuse

If you've got Mystique as your girlfriend the fun you could have in bed -
I've just imagined X-Men 3 might open with me in bed with Patrick Stewart.
- Ian Mckellen

Getting plenty of sleep is always great.
It really is.
I have a girlfriend who's sending me a slant board.
- Bernadette Peters

I think I'd make a pretty good girlfriend.
- Vanessa Hudgens

My girlfriend has crabs, I bought her fishnet stockings.
- Jay London

When I was twenty-two it was a lot harder to get hurt by women.
It was easier for me to, you know, cheat on a girlfriend.
I can't lie like that anymore.
- Matt Dillon

At first I was always cast as the girlfriend.
It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people.
- Jacqueline Bisset

My girlfriend claims that her last boyfriend was a
better kisser than me and I have to admit,
he is pretty good.
- Dwight York

I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself.
I have spent most of my adult life being 'someone's girlfriend',
and now I am happy being single.
- Penelope Cruz

When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me,
"Did you sleep good?" I said "No, I made a few mistakes."
- Steven Wright

Any judge who allows an adulterer with a live-in girlfriend
to terminate the life of his wife should be impeached.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Beauty magazines make my girlfriend feel ugly.
- James De La Vega

Girls had never been important.
I'd had a girlfriend or two and had liked them a lot but it wasn't love,
because my first love was tennis.
- Boris Becker

Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you're going out.
Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.
- Usher Raymond

I think the qualities I look for in a girl I'd like
to be my girlfriend would be the way Lindsay's character
is before she becomes a plastic.
Very real.
- Jonathan Bennett

If your best friend has stolen your girlfriend,
it does become life and death.
- Ben Kingsley

When I was nine, I had this girlfriend and we used
to have running races in the park.
I wanted to be like Superman and fly in and rescue her.
- Orlando Bloom

I don't have a girlfriend.
But I do know a woman who'd be mad at me for saying that.
- Mitch Hedberg

I loved the idea of Travolta sitting on the kid's swing,
pining away for his girlfriend.
- Randal Kleiser

Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband.
If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me.
- Orson Welles

Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend.
- Phil Ochs

I love football and beer and have a normal girlfriend.
- Josh Duhamel

My Roman girlfriend translates bits from Italian into English.
It is sublime.
- Francesca da Rimini

I couldn't feel good about myself hanging out in Armani
clothes when my girlfriend can't even pay her heating bill.
I'd feel foul and I'd be embarrassed.
- Shirley Manson

We are constantly protecting the male ego,
and it's a disservice to men.
If a man has any sensitivity or intelligence,
he wants to get the straight scoop from his girlfriend.
- Betty Dodson

If you're a sports fan you realize that when you meet somebody,
like a girlfriend, they kind of have to root for your team.
They don't have a choice.
- Jimmy Fallon

I change my mind so much I need two boyfriends and a girlfriend.
- Pink

Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about
adults without talking about their sex drives is like
talking about a window without glass.
- Grace Metalious

My bed isn't made, I'm tired, I haven't slept well for two weeks.
I haven't been laid in a month.
I don't have a girlfriend.
I have a warrant for my arrest.
- Layne Staley

There's only two people in your life you should lie to...
the police and your girlfriend.
- Jack Nicholson

My girlfriend bought me a down jacket,
she said it fit my personality.
- Jay London

Well, a girlfriend once told me never to fight with anybody you don't love.
- Jack Nicholson

Steadman!
Any guy that's got Oprah as a girlfriend,
I mean that's a good dude.
I want to talk to him.
- Billy Bush

Because I have a girlfriend, I try and take the straight and narrow path,
which is good because it prevents VD.
- Joe Rogan

I asked my girlfriend, 'Will you marry me?' She said,
'We'll have to ask my father.' So we had a seance and Jack Ruby says,
'Hello!'
- Emo Philips

You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow.
I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend.
I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
- Stevie Nicks

My girlfriend at the time convinced me to send these songs to Cavity Search.
When they wanted to put out my record I was totally shocked.
- Elliott Smith

I like being scared every now and then,
I like the suspense and the thrills.
Nothing like taking a girlfriend to a movie and holding
her hand while she jumps.
- Scott Foley

I have a girlfriend, but I don't really want to talk about her.
I won't name her.
She isn't in show business, has nothing to do with it.
So I'd rather just keep her out of it.
- Luke Perry

I still have not given up the idea of becoming a journalist,
but at 17 I decided to follow my heart and stay in
Los Angeles with my girlfriend as opposed to going to Johns Hopkins.
- Mackenzie Astin

I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way.
Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend -
leading roles for women were few and far between.
- Roma Downey


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