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Cinema Quotes

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

Related topics: Movies

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

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

I feel very proud that we have managed to stay together.
In these forty years we have made forty-six films.
Each one has brought a certain name and contribution to cinema.
- Ismail Merchant

 

From now on, I approach the cinema as a business woman.
I intend to be in more action movies because,
apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.
- Milla Jovovich

I think cinema is closer to allegories than to reality.
It's closer to our dreams.
- Manuel Puig

I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality,
while being entertaining.
Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
- Pedro Almodovar

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It's shocking to say, but the cinema is quite a while away from me,
and I haven't got a car yet.
- Tom Felton

I like it when somebody tells me a story,
and I actually really feel that that's becoming like
a lost art in American cinema.
- Quentin Tarantino

Cinema explains American society.
It's like a Western, with good guys and bad guys,
where the weak don't have a place.
- Jacques Delors

If you can't believe a little in what you see on the screen,
it's not worth wasting your time on cinema.
- Serge Daney

No, I like today's cinema a lot.
But I've spent so many decades only making movies.
There's so much that I still want to do.
Like, live.
It's only up to me.
- Jean-Louis Trintignant

It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues
believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.
- Conrad Hall

During the Sixties, the Americans thought I was the
greatest thing in the history of cinema.
- Michael Winner

I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in
the crown of American cinema.
- Tatum O'Neal

What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should
love cinema as much as I do.
- Patrice Leconte

Normally I make myself swim, do exercises.
For zest I like going to the cinema.
- Antonia Fraser

I'd wanted to be a writer and when I came back to New
York worked as a musician too,
but I found my writing starting to get more and more referential to cinema.
- Jim Jarmusch

For a long time I have compared cinema to music,
I think cinema has a lot to do with the rhythm of music.
- Isabelle Huppert

Today's cinema is a global art form,
it is impossible to make movies for a market the size of France,
representing no more than 4% of the world's total.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud

Cinema has become a global economy, totally international.
- Lasse Hallstrom

The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
- Jim Morrison

Even the great bad guys in cinema history,
they're likable.
- Balthazar Getty

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 went to the Tokyo Film Festival in Japan because I love Japanese cinema.
- Leslie Caron

Photography is truth.
The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
- Jean-Luc Godard

You can lose in cinema too if you don't put on a good performance.
- Eric Cantona

Music is music whether it is for the stage,
rostrum or cinema .
- Erich Wolfgang Korngold

I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema.
Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are
filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
- Alexander Walker

It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's
arm off and have red water hoses for veins,
spraying blood everywhere.
- Quentin Tarantino

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life,
but a piece of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I don't go to the cinema much.
- Tom Felton

That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre,
classic, normal, romantic.
Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
- Catherine Deneuve

The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should
be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity.
It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
- Keanu Reeves

The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
- Karel Reisz

Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and
sit together in the dark,
like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries,
dreaming the same dream in unison.
- Angela Carter

In football you have an adversary; in cinema that adversary is yourself.
- Eric Cantona

If I'm in theatre, cinema doesn't even cross my mind.
Similarly when I'm making a film, theatre doesn't cross my mind.
- John Hurt

I like cinema.
I am very fond of it.
But from time to time I feel like having some time on my own.
- Patrice Leconte

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who
thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up
being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
- Dirk Benedict

We have a partnership deal with New Line Records,
which is part of New Line Cinema, and...
I worked on that.
- James Iha

My duty is to try to reach beauty.
Cinema is emotion.
When you laugh you cry.
- Roberto Benigni

One of the things I love about cinema is the range.
- Mike Figgis

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology,
but not at the cost of losing your originality.
- Jackie Chan

I like cinema audiences.
I respect them, and I talk to them just like I would anybody I know.
- Roland Joffe

Realism is always subjective in film.
There's no such thing as cinema verite.
- Crispin Glover

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello

Cinema in India is like brushing your teeth in the morning.
You can't escape it.
- Shahrukh Khan

If cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores.
- Gerard Depardieu

The "Western" is the only genre whose origins are almost
identical with those of the cinema itself.
- Andre Bazin

I see horror as part of legitimate film.
I don't see it as an independent genre that has nothing
to do with the rest of cinema.
- Guillermo del Toro

Cinema is a worldwide phenomenon.
- Wim Wenders

I pity the French Cinema because it has no money.
I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.
- Jean-Luc Godard

On the one hand, young theatre directors were coming to television theatre,
because they wanted to get closer to the cinema,
despite having studied and worked for the theatre.
- Andrzej Wajda

A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself.
It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening;
it gives a change from the surroundings of home,
however pleasant.
- Ivor Novello

In cinema, the leading player is the director.
- Ben Kingsley

Today films are made to cater to commercial markets created by multiplexes,
not for those who enjoy good cinema.
- Sunny Deol

I come from an everyday middle class family in India.
The film industry reached us only through our television sets and cinema halls.
- Lavrenti Lopes

Any film I do is not going to change the way black
women have been portrayed,
or black people have been portrayed,
in cinema since the days of D.W.
Griffith.
- Spike Lee

I hate that people think going to the theatre is a special occasion.
I wish people would treat it as normally as going to the cinema.
- Brenda Blethyn

I think the cinema you like has more to do with silence,
and the theater you like has more to do with language.
- Ben Kingsley

We felt we had to know something of his back story.
I don't think people in the cinema would just accept that he's there.
I think we had to learn how he (got there).
- Andrew Lloyd Webber

And my generation in Brazil was influenced by Cinema Novo.
So we're echoing what's been done way in the past.
- Walter Salles

I work for the public, for the people who are paying to go to the cinema,
rather than for the critics.
- Kevin Costner

Although for some people cinema means something superficial and glamorous,
it is something else.
I think it is the mirror of the world.
- Jeanne Moreau

It is also difficult to articulate the subtleties in cinema,
because there aren't words or metaphors which describe
many of the emotions you are attempting to evoke.
- Conrad Hall

Now more than ever we need to talk to each other,
to listen to each other and understand how we see the world,
and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
- Martin Scorsese

Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
- James Broughton

Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize
China's aging cinema infrastructure,
attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas,
and increase demand for U.S.
films.
- Jack Valenti

I became producer so that I could work with persons
like him and to rock the world of Hong Kong Cinema a bit.
- Andy Lau

I'm a huge fan of world cinema, because each country
uses cinema in a very individual way.
- Mike Figgis


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