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John Podhoretz Quotes and Sayings

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Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute
the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment
(with the exception of porn).
- John Podhoretz

For the record, I am not an admitted homosexual,
nor am I a homosexual, though I do know the lyrics
to every show tune ever written,
which might perhaps account for the confusion.
- John Podhoretz

I was wholeheartedly attracted to the conservative
atmosphere that permeated the city of Washington.
- John Podhoretz

Comedians and impressionists used to be two different
showbiz animals entirely,
but now there's no such thing as a comedian who doesn't do impressions.
- John Podhoretz

 

She needs to seem tough, and whatever Hillary's weaknesses,
tough is a pretty good word to describe her.
- John Podhoretz

Here's a very good rule of thumb in politics:
losing begets losing.
- John Podhoretz

Back in 1995, Bill Gates himself didn't understand
that the internet was the direction computing was going.
- John Podhoretz

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The presidency is not an entry-level electoral job.
- John Podhoretz

Robots have a rich and storied history in movies.
- John Podhoretz

Conservatives must avoid the siren song of schism,
or all is lost.
- John Podhoretz

The great mystery is why robots come off so well in
science-fiction films when the human characters are
often so astoundingly wooden.
- John Podhoretz

Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
- Tim Burton

We are the movies and the movies are us.
- David Ansen

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

Most of us do not consciously look at movies.
- Roger Ebert

Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
- Mary Pickford

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

You can map your life through your favorite movies,
and no two people's maps will be the same.
- Mary Schmich

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

If you don't like my movies, don't watch them.
- Dario Argento

I make movies I want to see.
- Neil LaBute

Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero,
but it's not all that important to me anymore.
- Dennis Quaid

Movies are something people see all over the world
because there is a certain need for it.
- Wim Wenders

Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
- Richard King

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

Movies are a complicated collision of literature,
theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

There's an electrical thing about movies.
- Oliver Stone

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

The movies are the only business where you can go out
front and applaud yourself.
- Will Rogers

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies -
all of life's riddles are answered in the movies.
- Steve Martin

There's only one thing that can kill the movies,
and that's education.
- Will Rogers

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache.
- Bette Davis

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

A story should have a beginning, a middle,
and an end...
but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese

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

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
- Jean-Luc Godard

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

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

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner

It couldn't sound like a dog, because K9 isn't a dog,
but I made it sound as mechanical as possible.
- John Leeson

Humans make illogical decisions.
- Spock (character in Star Trek movies and TV shows)

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

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

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

'Home Alone' was a movie, not an alibi.
- Jerry Orbach

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

You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction',
and it goes right in the bin.
- Tim Roth

I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

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

It's the movies that have really been running things
in America ever since they were invented.
They show you what to do, how to do it,
when to do it, how to feel about it,
and how to look how you feel about it.
- Andy Warhol

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

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

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

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

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

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

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

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

Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times.
I'm a romantic.
- Johnny Depp

Everything makes me nervous - except making films.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a 'bus movie.'
- Sandra Bullock

I've always been an animal lover.
I've grown up with dogs my whole life.
I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie',
I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the
kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie.
- Will Estes


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