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Alex Winter Quotes and Sayings

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I just like movies that somehow expose the world in
a way that's different than you imagine it.
- Alex Winter

Related topics: Movies

I get very driven by certain themes and ideas.
- Alex Winter

I'm not trying to be some kind of underground renegade.
- Alex Winter

I really love sort of classical cinema where people
were telling stories with very little dialogue,
and people were using the camera in a really interesting way.
- Alex Winter

 

I'm one of the few people who really like Eyes Wide Shut.
- Alex Winter

Same thing, like my commercials are often times really
funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really
good amount of time to tell a joke.
- Alex Winter

I direct a lot of TV commercials and music videos.
- Alex Winter

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I think movies are good for getting into dream states
or exploring weird alternate states of thinking.
- Alex Winter

After living in LA for 8 years, I sort of wanted a change,
but there's not much production in New York,
which is where I primarily live, so I just sort of drifted over to London.
- Alex Winter

But it is funny, because I saw Unbreakable recently
and it's a strange movie,
I didn't mind it, and it's got some interesting things going on.
- Alex Winter

I actually did use to sell shoes.
- Alex Winter

My favorite favorites are people like Bunuel,
Fellini and Charlie Chaplin.
- Alex Winter

Coppola has problems getting financing,
so why should I not have problems getting financing.
- Alex Winter

Certain remakes are great.
Carpenter's The Thing is better than the original.
- Alex Winter

That's kind of the weird thing that M. Night Shyamalan
has sort of unleashed upon the world is this need for
every movie to have these ridiculous endings.
- Alex Winter

The trick of making movies in this culture is how to
not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made -
and that's a tricky balance.
- Alex Winter

I'm really influenced by so many different things.
- Alex Winter

I take a lot from everywhere.
I take from music, architecture, novels,
and plays.
Anywhere that hits you.
- Alex Winter

Hitchcock had to fight to the death to make his movies.
- Alex Winter

I think filmmakers want their movies to be seen.
- Alex Winter

The film, even when we were making it in that budget range,
which was really a coup - we got it made because we
pitched it to the studio head,
Joe Roth.
- Alex Winter

It's hard for a hit to be bad for your career.
- Alex Winter

The thing about movies these days is that the commerce
end of it is so inflated and financiers are just expecting
this enormous return on their investment.
- Alex Winter

The thing is there have been American movies that are similar to Solaris,
like Alien had a lot of things that are similar,
although it's also got the horror element.
- Alex Winter

They're innocent movies, and they're fun movies and
there were no pretensions about 'em.
- Alex Winter

Like I said about Freaked, people tend to find these films,
and I think that in the end the cool thing about a
movie is that it can be sort of burnt temporarily,
but then it's burnt into the fabric of your culture.
- Alex Winter

I'm not saying it isn't frustrating that my films haven't gotten a bigger release,
but I'm really happy with them and if you just keep cranking and eventually,
if you have a certain sensibility, some of your movies
will hit and some just won't.
- Alex Winter

With Fever, the film was so made for the screen,
and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film -
enormous detail paid to that.
I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how
it was going to turn out.
- Alex Winter

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen PHOTO

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous PHOTO

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With every rising of the sun
Think of your life as just begun.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I have not failed.
I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

People are just as happy
as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Just smiling goes a long way toward
making you feel better about life.
And when you feel better about life, your life is better.
- Art Linkletter

What you don't do daily, you probably won't do weekly either.
What you make a habit of putting-off
just keeps getting pushed away again and again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If you understand, things are just as they are;
if you do not understand, things are just as they are.
- Zen Proverb

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

Do not quit!
Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the
towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes
along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
- E. Joseph Cossman

What if we just pretended that life was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued,
is always just beyond your grasp,
but which, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Just start dancing and the band will find you.
- Tama Kieves

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

One must know not just how to accept a gift,
but with what grace to share it.
- Maya Angelou

Just Do it!
- Nike ad


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