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Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie,
by Brian De Palma

Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie,
based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists.
- Brian De Palma

However, I spent most of my time in a Quaker school.
- Brian De Palma

It's always great to discover a new star of tomorrow.
- Brian De Palma

I don't see scarey films.
I certainly wouldn't go see my films.
- Brian De Palma

 

I've been obsessed with this kind of visual storytelling for quite a while,
and I try to create material that allows me to explore it.
- Brian De Palma

When you make a movie outside the system and it's successful
critically or a moderate financial success,
you usually have to go back into the system and make a big hit.
- Brian De Palma

I'm always looking for a kind of new musical entity
to sort of move into a motion picture venue.
- Brian De Palma

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It's always great when you discover someone.
- Brian De Palma

You really are as hot as your last movie.
And it goes away really quickly.
- Brian De Palma

But, number one, I think traditional noir doesn't work
in contemporary storytelling because we don't live in that world anymore.
- Brian De Palma

If anyone's been around some very long cocaine evenings,
there's nothing that's in SCARFACE that we all haven't seen before.
- Brian De Palma

You know, I listen to contemporary music all the time.
- Brian De Palma

You know it's always amazed me - I think the most startling
thing that's happened in the last couple of decades
is that there is no sort of objective reporting anymore.
- Brian De Palma

And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale,
because I like these characters.
They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative,
they're dangerous.
- Brian De Palma

I mean, I don't mind promoting a movie,
or talking to the press if it's going to be used in some way.
- Brian De Palma

I guess what's most surprised me in most of the reviews
is that they don't seem to get the noir story in the dream sequence,
so they analyze it like a straight noir movie.
- Brian De Palma

The real trouble with film school is that the people
teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't
give the students an idea of what's happening.
- Brian De Palma

And we've become very doubtful of our information sources,
because they're all controlled by these huge multilateral corporations.
- Brian De Palma

Well, like any time you're shooting documentary stuff,
you've got to be in the moment, and you've got to be
able to be in control enough to capture what's happening.
- Brian De Palma

I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time,
just letting an ensemble do really good character acting,
having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures.
- Brian De Palma

So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling.
Because to me, it's one of the most exciting aspects
of making movies and almost a lost art at this point.
- Brian De Palma

Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases,
and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio
process of making and releasing films.
- Brian De Palma

You know, when people want to get any information,
research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.
- Brian De Palma

I've been sort of traveling around the country for
ten years talking about independent features.
- Brian De Palma

However, ironically, I was baptized Presbyterian,
and went to a Quaker school for twelve years.
- Brian De Palma

I do like directing other people's material.
- Brian De Palma

The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly,
with friends and people the directors know.
Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting.
- Brian De Palma

That's what noir feels like to me.
It feels like some kind of recurring dream,
with very strong archetypes operating.
You know, the guilty girl being pursued,
falling, all kinds of stuff that we see in our dreams all the time.
- Brian De Palma

Godard is incredibly brilliant, the things he says.
Apparently here in France, the most interesting thing
when a new film of his is going to come out are his press conferences,
because he's so brilliant.
- Brian De Palma

I've dropped myself into straightforward character
pieces in order to explore that form and reap its values.
But you are sort of restricted visually when your first
requirement is to tell a fairly straightforward story.
- Brian De Palma

Yeah we all shine on, like the moon,
and the stars, and the sun.
- John Lennon

Yeah I called her up. She gave me a bunch of ...
about me not listening to her, or something.
I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
- the movie Dumb & Dumber (1994)

Yeah, all those things, responsibility,
pressure.
It's a bit stressful.
I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.
- Joe Strummer

Yeah, that came out of a reading.
It was great.
It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out
the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk.
- John Leguizamo

Yeah, I think A Confederacy of Dunces is probably the
perfect New Orleans book.
- Poppy Z. Brite

In some parts of life, like mathematics and science,
yeah, I was a genius.
I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by.
- Steve Wozniak

Yeah, I'm certainly a lot more confident on this one
than I was one the last one,
which I think can be a good thing and a bad thing.
But, at least I slept while making this film.
- Guy Ritchie

Yeah, see, my view of Jordan is that he doesn't belong to Washington.
- Michael Wilbon

Well, yeah, I wanted to resist the urge to thicken
everything up with instrumentation,
because I just felt like I was interested in seeing
how the songs did on their own.
- Joanna Newsom

Yeah, but on the U.S Tour we threw a new song into
the set almost every night.
Ofcourse, you can't do too many new songs every night
as they've never heard it.
- Glenn Tipton

Yeah, a lot of people think I'll be a tortured nutcase when they meet me.
- Emily Watson

Oh, yeah, I love DVD's.
I don't have what you'd call an extensive collection,
maybe a couple of hundred or so.
But I have something on almost all the time.
- David Fincher

I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character
fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like,
'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
- Franka Potente

In terms of having high hopes that the level of consciousness
will get higher and higher,
yeah.
- Anthony Kiedis

Yeah, I've had the privilege to know a lot of really talented people.
- Ashley Judd

Yeah, the New York Times is very intellectual and very,
very prestigious, but it doesn't reach the market that People magazine does.
- Edward James Olmos

Yeah, we went to England to do a show and I got off
the plane and I couldn't write my name or hold my hand up.
- Johnny Winter

Yeah, yeah.
I, I don't think I'm always right.
But I don't think young people are always right,
either.
- Rube Goldberg

Baseball player.
Yeah, that was my dream before acting,
or alongside acting.
- Shemar Moore

Yeah, you know, you like it to come on like gangbusters,
but you get into passages that are very interesting and subtle,
and sometimes your original intent changes quite a bit.
- Roy Lichtenstein

I listen to jazz and gospel...
yeah that's basically what I listen to.
- Anwar Robinson

Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film.
- Aaron Eckhart

Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me.
That's their job.
I don't know why that is.
They've nearly torn my nose off.
I've had some really bad parrot bites.
- Steve Irwin

Yeah, I think we did the term Muppets before we got
the show Sam and Friends -
a few months after I started working.
- Jim Henson

Yeah, I play a lot of their games.
Going way back to Bulls vs.
Lakers to the later Live stuff, I go at it quite a bit.
More than anything tough, I play Madden.
- Jason Kidd

Yeah, I kinda still get nervous sometimes now.
- Kenny Hickey

Yeah, I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia,
the government, allowed kangaroo culling.
- Steve Irwin

Yeah I think Pitch Black was edgy, I think that's what worked for our film.
- Radha Mitchell

Yeah, I don't like, um, I'm not interested in rock 'n' roll piano.
I find it a little grating.
- Warren Zevon

Yeah, I might remaster it, in fact I'm sure I would.
But all the songs will be the same.
- John Wozniak

We give you characters we'd feel very comfortable judging,
and then go: 'Oh yeah? Watch this'.
- Paul Haggis

Yeah, Wacko Jacko, where did that come from? Some English tabloid.
I have a heart and I have feelings.
I feel that when you do that to me.
It's not nice.
- Michael Jackson

Yeah, and I went straight into a fantasy world.
Just stepped straight into the abyss.
You know, I was gone and kids used to walk past my front room,
cause I lived on the green.
- Eric Clapton

I loved Billie Holiday more than any other person other
than myself on the stage.
Yeah, I do.
- Abbey Lincoln

Are some women and children going to die? Yeah.
But it's doing the right thing.
You got money, you sit around talking about peace.
People who don't have money need some help.
- Kid Rock

I've never looked at myself and thought,
'Oh yeah, I'm sexy'.
I've felt sexy and confident, but I don't look at myself that way.
- Ashlee Simpson

I'm a lifer, yeah...
I can honestly say I'm a lifer.
- Neil Finn

Yeah I'm telling real stories, but if you pick up a
documentary on strippers,
you're going to want to see some stripping,
so we definitely got that in there.
- Method Man

Well, I had a fiddle that I really can't play,
so I loaned it to Darrell.
But yeah, he's from another planet.
- Guy Clark

Yeah I'm thirty-six, but on the show I'm thirty-two.
Nobody wants to watch a thirty-six year old woman,
so they decided to make me thirty-two.
Much more appealing somehow.
- Ellen DeGeneres

Rotten travesty.
Yeah.
Send me to jail for contempt.
Try that.
Go ahead.
- Jack Kevorkian


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