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It was an interesting way to come across in my first big role.
by Illeana Douglas

It was an interesting way to come across in my first big role.
To work with Robert DeNiro was very exciting.
- Illeana Douglas

I love anything to do with ventriloquism and magic.
- Illeana Douglas

I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero,
which Ghost World also had.
- Illeana Douglas

I like doing movies that relate to people's experience.
- Illeana Douglas

 

I like the idea of capturing people who aren't there to save the world.
- Illeana Douglas

I always wanted to get into the horror genre.
I like scary movies.
I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with
my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress.
- Illeana Douglas

I know as I'm taking my dying breath,
the ambulance guy will ask me why they cancelled Action.
- Illeana Douglas

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When I do a character, I try to base it on someone
I have met or an experience I've had.
- Illeana Douglas

I come from a pretty strange family.
- Illeana Douglas

I'm a huge poster collector.
- Illeana Douglas

I've done a few studio films in the last few years
where I feel like I've done good work,
and then I only end up in two scenes.
That's been very disappointing.
- Illeana Douglas

The best situation is where they cast you and then they trust you.
- Illeana Douglas

I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May.
I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.
- Illeana Douglas

God only knows what else is on the web about me.
- Illeana Douglas

I love sketch comedy.
My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks.
That would be my fantasy.
I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
- Illeana Douglas

I want to be an animated character.
I'm also doing more writing and directing.
- Illeana Douglas

I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies.
- Illeana Douglas

In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL,
then I got into the acting.
- Illeana Douglas

It's nice to see a movie where people are actually succeeding.
- Illeana Douglas

I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman.
But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind,
talented man.
- Illeana Douglas

When we were doing a scene, lots of times we would collapse giggling,
because it seemed so silly because it felt like we
were doing a home movie at times.
- Illeana Douglas

We were big Saturday Night Live and Eddie Murphy fans.
- Illeana Douglas

There's too much insecurity on studio sets,
with all the people standing around,
whispering.
- Illeana Douglas

I wore a lot of vintage clothing.
I dressed like a reporter, with a little card in my hat.
I had these fantasies of who I wanted to be,
so I'd dress like an explorer, a cowboy.
I dressed up like Elton John a lot too.
That was another period.
- Illeana Douglas

The only interesting answers are those that destroy the questions.
- Susan Sontag

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't
it be interesting if...';
And then do it.
- Duane Michals

A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving.
I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.
- William J. Clinton

Success is never so interesting as struggle
- Willa Cather

Age is not a particularly interesting subject.
Anyone can get old.
All you have to do is live long enough.
- Don Marquis

What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations
disaster that is the Net,
in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
- Meg Whitman

The interesting thing about being a mother is that everyone wants pets,
but no one but me cleans the kitty litter.
- Meryl Streep

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting
and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants
to get to work and deal with them.
- Paul Hawken

It is an interesting question how far men
would retain their relative rank
if they were divested of their clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Decorate your home.
It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.
- Charles M. Schulz

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

I don't want to be interesting.
I want to be good.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

The question of whether a computer can think is no
more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Avoid using cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs as alternatives
to being an interesting person.
- Marilyn vos Savant

It may be that the most interesting American struggle
is the struggle to set oneself free from the limits one is born to,
and then to learn something of the value of those limits.
- Greil Marcus

I'm not interesting enough on my own that you'd want to see a film about me.
- Albert Brooks

I don't find movies interesting.
I just want to do the movies that made me interested in getting into movies,
and they're few and far between.
- Jason Patric

Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting
to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me.
But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.
- Peter Mayhew

The bad guys are not typical; they are not just bad,
they are interesting.
They might be good or bad.
- Jan de Bont

There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty.
That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

There's something interesting about playing live;
you're in the moment,
and I think it would be beneficial.
- Herb Alpert

I have so much satisfaction in my life.
I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career.
I'm the most happy fellow that I know.
- Brendan Fraser

It's nice to play a character that has a soulful,
dependent, close relationship.
It must mean my character is interesting in some way.
- Jeff Goldblum

Everything connected with war and warlike exploits is interesting to a boy.
- James Nasmyth

Every man has his follies - and often they are the
most interesting thing he has got.
- Josh Billings

People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting.
It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars
and not seeing the movie.
- Amanda Bynes

There is always drama and there will always be drama,
but its the way its presented in my head that makes it so interesting.
Everyone gets their time in the middle of the drama.
- Josh Schwartz

I cannot hope that what I have to say will be very interesting to many.
- Mary A. Ward

It's something that was very interesting to me to be
a part of and all of them again because of the relationship.
Some of the superhero movies are better than others.
- Blair Underwood

It won't make for a quiet life but it will make for
an interesting paper vastly more significant because
it is doing something only a daily paper can do.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

I'm sort of an experimenter; I thought it'd be interesting
to play around and see what's there.
- Corbin Bernsen

I worked with my coach to develop some new spiral variations
to make my program more interesting.
Each one is different and you'll have to wait until January to see them.
- Sasha Cohen

The interesting thing about doing a play is to find
a way to make it fresh and do it as though you were
doing it for the first time.
- Ellen Burstyn

To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors
who act crazy to make themselves more interesting.
- George Eads

Writing software that's safe even in the presence of
bugs makes the challenge even more interesting.
- Wietse Venema

Horror movies can be very interesting because they
can deal with intangible subjects that are full of emotion.
- Meg Tilly

It was very interesting, and we went to Germany and
we toured Germany like we were a German band in 1985.
- Ruben Blades

It's interesting to play a role where you don't really
have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince
yourself that you're not acting.
- Michael C. Hall

The movie business is very much like that:
people in authority making purely emotional decisions
instead of interesting rational ones.
- Bill Forsyth

I've had a very interesting career.
I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people
and travel and learn languages -
things most people don't get the opportunity to do.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

And of course I like Berlin a lot.
It's such an interesting city.
- Daniel Libeskind

Life is very interesting if you make mistakes.
- Georges Carpentier

The flight was extremely normal...
for the first 36 seconds then after that got very interesting.
- Pete Conrad

God, I'd love to do a big commercial movie that made
a lot of money and whose plot was interesting too.
- Bob Balaban


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