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

Related topics: Movies

All the jokes in my films, the comedy,
they're not me, I just try to hold a big mirror up to us.
- Yahoo Serious

The American formula things are out there but they
don't have any stories to tell -
we have all the stories to tell -
but they're all formula.
- Yahoo Serious

So we have to be careful because if you don't protect
your culture you won't have it for very long.
- Yahoo Serious

 

Three years after starting, by physically doing everything
from raising the finance to special effects,
we'd finally cobbled together our low budget film.
- Yahoo Serious

It's an infinite creative universe to explore so why
chase conservative options?
- Yahoo Serious

Movies are usually difficult, often insane,
constantly challenging and always strangely amusing to make.
- Yahoo Serious

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Find your own specific voice in filmmaking and go for it.
Either people will get it or they won't and that's what it's all about.
- Yahoo Serious

We cheer everyone who goes off to Hollywood and tells
American stories but telling Australian stories is
the greatest thing you can do.
- Yahoo Serious

There are a thousand weird untold stories in the Australian film industry,
this has been one of them.
- Yahoo Serious

It's because we are so flooded with American culture
that we're startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen.
- Yahoo Serious

Can you imagine what it would be like if all the Aussie
film talent was able to make Australian stories?
- Yahoo Serious

The journey of your first movie is not just beyond
belief it can be truly beyond satire.
- Yahoo Serious

Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be...
we can go on a fantastic journey.
- Yahoo Serious

My background was art school, documentary director
and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of
life threatening stupidity.
- Yahoo Serious

In a kind of a way there's a bit of that happening
now so we have to be careful to preserve our culture.
- Yahoo Serious

We've got so many stories to tell, you know,
we could take on the world.
- Yahoo Serious

Making your first feature film is actually impossible.
- Yahoo Serious

Getting your screenplay right is the most important
thing you'll ever do on your film.
- Yahoo Serious

In 1905 Albert discovered Relativity,
in 1906 he invented Rock and Roll.
- Yahoo Serious

We live in a time where government is not a leadership thing,
it's more a business that's out there and running riot,
so I guess the people have to go out there and say stuff.
- Yahoo Serious

I don't know what it means to be out there against the Olympics.
- Yahoo Serious

I support all Australian films.
- Yahoo Serious

While the eyes of the world will be on us let's show
everyone that we have a great sense of humour.
- Yahoo Serious

Hollywood is horrible...
it's beyond satire.
- Yahoo Serious

Then if your movie clicks with real audiences,
you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit.
It's a devil of a place where the only religion that
really counts is box office.
- Yahoo Serious

It was always easy for me.
I was born very rich and lucky.
- Yahoo Serious

You go overseas and people are oppressed and scared
and worried but we're not like that...
we're more like my films and how people come out at the end of seeing them -
they feel good.
- Yahoo Serious

Now both my films have been number one at the Australian
box office and it took about two years just to get
the finance for this film,
so if it's hard for me then God help everyone else.
- Yahoo Serious

The obsession required to see a feature through from
concept to release is not a rational thing to do with
your brief time on this planet.
Nor is it something to which an intelligent person should aspire.
- Yahoo Serious

If government and media and all of us in the Australian tribe got together,
and the rock industry, we'd just be the greatest cultural
force the world has ever seen -
we're such an amazing race.
- Yahoo Serious

I kind of worry about that a little bit -
we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans
came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn't
show any Australian films.
- Yahoo Serious

I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we
didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause
whoever comes on my sets,
whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor,
it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas,
it's a collaboration.
- Yahoo Serious

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I make movies I want to see.
- Neil LaBute

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

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

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich

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

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

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

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

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

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

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

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

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

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

Film lovers are sick people.
- Francois Truffaut

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

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

Film spectators are quiet vampires.
- Jim Morrison

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

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

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

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

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

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


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