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Genres Quotes

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I'm developing some other things in other genres,
including one dramatic piece.
So, anything's possible.
- Jay Roach

The world is full of novels in which characters simply say and do.
There are certainly legitimate genres in which this is sufficient.
But in real and lasting writing the character is.
- Ruth Park

All my movies are difficult to classify because they
are very eclectic in mixing genres.
- Pedro Almodovar

I am not interested in genres.
I am interested in doing the best work I can in whatever medium.
- Jeanette Winterson

 

The new Pirates!
builds on that legacy delivering an even more powerful
and fun experience to players...
and is still unmatched in offering a blend of genres in one great game.
- Sid Meier

Writing is writing, and stories are stories.
Perhaps the only true genres are fiction and non-fiction.
And even there, who can be sure?
- Tanith Lee

Eventually I would like to touch all the genres.
I would like to do some detective stories,
and I want to do a Western.
I would want to do humorous Westerns.
- Sergio Aragones

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But there are still only certain film genres where a woman can stand out,
be heroic, be the centerpiece.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

Literary fiction, as a strict genre,
is all but dead.
Meanwhile, most genres flourish.
- Dean Koontz

In my introductory course, Anthropology 160,
the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what
the major and minor genres of folklore are,
and how they can be analyzed.
- Alan Dundes

Some genres I'm not a huge fan of but there are always
exceptions that break the rules.
There are always a few people doing it in a way weird
enough to grab my attention.
- Ville Valo

It's hard enough to get any movie made,
and when you take on these tough genres -
and I've done it a couple times -
it just makes the whole struggle more.
- Lawrence Kasdan

SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded,
and because the SF field is never going in any one
direction at any one time,
there is hardly a way to cut it off.
- Larry Niven

But my problem with fantasy, and horror,
and related genres, is that sometimes the problems are illogical.
- Octavia Butler

As an actor, I am meant to dabble with different themes and genres.
- Sanjay Dutt

I want to try and work in different genres with different types of actors,
on small movies and big movies.
- Sam Mendes

It's a cyclical thing.
When they make one, everyone loves them.
Different genres come around in succession.
People always welcome the western.
It's America's genre.
- Robert Duvall

I love mixing up my genres.
- Rosanne Cash

I read a lot - and I read a variety of genres.
- Nora Roberts

We have such a mixture now, such a fusion of different genres.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

I try not to discriminate against genres.
- Ryan Gosling

I would like to involve myself in some black music.
I would like to do some blues and some gospel music.
I want to try stuff from other genres and try to widen my musical base.
- Greg Lake

The biggest misconception about us is that we're just a rock band.
We think our music is a cross-section of many genres;
a hybrid of what the six of us have grown up on.
- Brad Delson

I've been really fortunate to be able to do different
kinds of films in different scales,
different genres, different kinds of roles,
and that is important to me.
- Keanu Reeves

If there were genders to genres, fiction would be unquestionably feminine.
- William Gass

All the classical genres are now ridiculous in their rigorous purity.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also
has lent itself to other genres of music.
- Herbie Hancock

The cartoon is a metaphor really for the fact that
it's almost impossible in our celebrity obsessed culture
to move around genres and sort of change you ideas,
change your face, you know?
- Damon Albarn

I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain
about what the end result would be.
On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world;
being heard everywhere,
and our small island was already producing one of the
popular musical genres of the 20th century.
- Alejo Carpentier

I don't like rock.
Honestly, I like to listen to it, but it's not for me.
There's a lot of musical genres that I find interesting,
but they don't suit me.
It's one thing to listen to different genres,
but to perform a genre that isn't yours is counterproductive.
- Luis Miguel

Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge
amount of attention to those genres,
but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a
different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

There are genres I don't care for, and I've never worked in those genres,
and then sometimes there are people that I haven't
liked and I haven't worked for those people.
But if I feel like there's a movie that I would like to go see,
I'll jump into it.
- John Sayles

By reading a lot of novels in a variety of genres,
and asking questions, it's possible to learn how things are done -
the mechanics of writing,
so to speak - and which genres and authors excel in various areas.
- Nicholas Sparks

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

We were kind of caught up in the genre trap.
We didn't really have a lot of artistic freedom.
They wanted us to go into a certain direction,
so they could promote us easier.
- Mark McGrath

Genre categories are irrelevant.
I dislike them, but I do not have the casting vote.
- Tanith Lee

The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
- Shawn Ashmore

It's almost like a genre rule: Don't Open The Box.
- Joel Coen

I'm not constrained by being a genre writer.
Any story I can imagine, I can cast as a fantasy novel
and probably get it published.
- Lynn Abbey

Now that I'm being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me,
but I'm unabashedly genre.
It's what I like to read, what I like to write.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys.
- Bruce Willis

The crime novel has always been my favourite genre.
- Sara Paretsky

I never excluded any genre on my first record.
- Deana Carter

The Western genre is certainly something with which I'm familiar.
- Keith Carradine

I do believe that the genre reached its peak before the First World War.
- Robyn Davidson

As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does,
so I'm trapped in a genre that I love,
but I'm trapped in it!
- George A. Romero

What I'm trying to do is break the genre from what
is rap and what is music.
- Wyclef Jean

Reality is a genre that seems to be here to stay.
I don't know how many of the new shows will last,
but the more competition you have, the harder that pie is to slice up.
- Jeff Probst

Literature precedes genre.
- Rick Moody

If one horror film hits, everyone says,
'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
- George A. Romero

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

I do try not to spend much time reading in the suspense genre.
- Thomas Perry

I always wanted to get into the horror genre.
I like scary movies.
I want to go to the fan shows and sign posters with
my head hanging by a thread like a B-movie actress.
- Illeana Douglas

I'm not seeking out genre films, but this just came my way,
and Miramax was good enough to add a role for me because
we wanted the chance to work together.
- Jeri Ryan

I think baseball - the baseball genre -
is this mitt,
to use a double pun there, to catch a whole bunch of themes.
- Rachel Griffiths

I would like to do a science fiction film some day.
Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre,
which at one time offered great musical opportunities.
- Carter Burwell

Write the kind of movie you would want to see,
in a genre you love.
- Douglas Wood

Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it
opened the door for the genre in general.
Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings.
- Shawn Ashmore

I've written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction,
so I don't really have a genre these days.
- Anne Lamott

Clearly romantic comedy is my franchise genre,
I don't mind saying that, it's true.
I love doing them and hopefully always will do them.
- Meg Ryan

I believe the adventure game genre will never die any
more than any type of storytelling would ever die.
- Roberta Williams

Well, you know, I feel like it's about a lot of things.
The reason that I made it was because I thought it
was really funny and unique and just a different genre.
- Danny DeVito

I love the paranormal, because there,
every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.
- Leslie Banks

I would like to see the technology used to explore
more period horror genre works,
for example, E. A. Poe.
- Robert Englund

I had always wanted to be a writer who confused genre
boundaries and who was read in multiple contexts.
- Jonathan Lethem

Star Wars, the original movie, was all the various old genre of pictures:
the swashbucklers,
the war movies, all those things were put n there in a different look.
- Bruce Boxleitner

It doesn't matter to me what the genre is.
- Steve Buscemi

Genre is a bookstore problem, not a literary problem.
- Rick Moody

In television, women can really run anything.
It can be a comedy, it can be a drama,
it can be genre, it can be anything.
But in films, women are still getting to the top.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

I think I'm sort of locked into the sitcom genre.
- Jason Marsden

A predilection for genre fiction is symptomatic of
a kind of arrested development.
- Thomas M. Disch


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