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1. "My intention is to do more films."
Author: Adepero Oduye
2. "I'm very into fantasy films."
Author: Alexandra Daddario
3. "I find it kind of weird that directors want to put themselves in their films."
Author: Andrea Arnold
4. "The really simple approach to photography is a great balance to making the films."
Author: Anton Corbijn
5. "I want my films to be seen everywhere."
Author: Anurag Kashyap
6. "I have a love interest in every one of my films: a gun."
Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger
7. "I'm an actor, and I don't look at myself as providing comic relief. I have done diverse and dark roles such as a psycho, murderer, and others in films such as 'Don', 'Eklavya' and '3 Idiots.'"
Author: Boman Irani
8. "Charles Laughton, who's a great hero of mine, only ever made one film and it happens to be one of the great films ever, which is 'The Night of the Hunter.' It's full of his kind of imagination and creation and how you do things and just in the way he used the studio, I just thought it was a fantastical way of using the studio."
Author: Brian Cox
9. "I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice."
Author: Brion James
10. "Films with a message just make me laugh."
Author: Claude Chabrol
11. "I also don't like films that are made just to make money, no this kind of film I don't like."
Author: Dario Argento
12. "I like to watch many things, especially strange films and something recent, not just the story."
Author: Dario Argento
13. "The dangerous temptation of wildlife films is that they can lull us into thinking we can get by without the original models -- that we might not need animals in the flesh."
Author: Doug Peacock
14. "It's difficult to get films made, especially films about poets."
Author: Dougray Scott
15. "I have died in enough TV and films."
Author: Edi Gathegi
16. "I've always described parts as tattoos. For actors our tattoos are in the form of films."
Author: Eric Bana
17. "Certainly, a lot of the films I've worked on have ended up good movies, but they haven't always been the best experiences."
Author: Frances McDormand
18. "If you do the math, films featuring women are a good investment."
Author: Geoffrey S. Fletcher
19. "I would rather do really good French films than 'American Pie.'"
Author: Guillaume Canet
20. "I've done a few studio films in the last few years where I feel like I've done good work, and then I only end up in two scenes. That's been very disappointing."
Author: Illeana Douglas
21. "I have not been a follower of how many millions my films made or did not make."
Author: Irvin Kershner
22. "Cocteau is someone who has made such a profound impression on me that there's no doubt he's influenced every one of my films."
Author: Jacques Rivette
23. "Both men and women are really vast and boundless and yet in many films we're told that they're not. We're told they can only be one thing - like handsome and charming and that's it. Nothing more."
Author: Jason Ritter
24. "My father was a big Bruce Lee fan. He's Chinese-Hawaiian, and my mother is Chinese. He used to take us to all these really fantastical films with martial arts in them."
Author: Jason Scott Lee
25. "I have two different categories of favorite films. One is the emotional favorites, which means these are generally films that I saw when I was a kid; anything you see in your formative years is more powerful, because it really stays with you forever. The second category is films that I saw while I was learning the craft of motion pictures."
Author: John Carpenter
26. "I've written films that are violent. I'm not big on sitting and watching violence."
Author: John Ridley
27. "For good or bad, there is a certain level of generalisation when it comes to my work. I want to break that perception. My decision to direct 'Bombay Talkies' or to present 'The Lunchbox' is an attempt to do that. These are the films that gel well with my sensibility, and it's unfortunate, it's not the perception out there."
Author: Karan Johar
28. "Well, you'll find the most boring part of it is the waiting, at least if it's in films anyway. Television's a lot faster, but the product... I don't think it's as good as a film."
Author: Lee Hazlewood
29. "My films start with images, a few images and a few feelings, and I try to edit them together to see the correspondence between these images and these feelings."
Author: Leos Carax
30. "I like to do films that celebrate life."
Author: Louis Schwartzberg
31. "The great art of films does not consist of descriptive movement of face and body but in the movements of thought and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation."
Author: Louise Brooks
32. "Film-makers are always going to be interested in making movies that plug into society around them. That's what a vibrant, artistically alert community should be doing. After all, it would be sad if we only made films about alien robots."
Author: Mark Boal
33. "I think I veered towards filmmaking because there's more of a sense of control in it. You're not waiting to be picked. That said, in film school I acted in probably 6,000 student films because no other filmmakers knew anyone who wanted to act. It was all a big beautiful snake eating its tail, progressing along the way."
Author: Matthew Gray Gubler
34. "In England we only make films about the working class or the aristocracy."
Author: Nigel Cole
35. "Films might get to you and your subconscious and make a little difference, but when the vigilante drum beats, the mob screams and the conformists go along with it. There have to be people who are non-conformists."
Author: Oliver Stone
36. "The embarrassing thing is that my salad dressing is out-grossing my films."
Author: Paul Newman
37. "I think books, novels and autobiographies have a power to touch people far more personally than films do, so there's a bit more of a responsibility when you then dramatise it."
Author: Robert Sheehan
38. "I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time."
Author: Roddy McDowall
39. "In my films that I've directed, and my work in commercials and videos, I've rarely used handheld. It's just not something I'm drawn to, but I've seen it done very well."
Author: Roman Coppola
40. "I've made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation."
Author: Satyajit Ray
41. "Audiences aren't fools - their judgement really is important. And the true heroes of films are the investors. They take the risk, after all."
Author: Stephen Frears
42. "While more great films are being made every year, it is increasingly difficult to get indies into theaters or on TV."
Author: Terry Semel
43. "There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones."
Author: Tim Roth
44. "I'm not a big guy anyway. I'm only, what, 150 pounds? I was 190 for 'Batman,' 179 for 'Warrior.' Films make you look big."
Author: Tom Hardy
45. "American movies are often very good at mining those great underlying myths that make films robustly travel across class, age, gender, culture."
Author: Tom Hooper
46. "Then, early, early, early in the morning-just as in countless Disney films-I heard a rooster crow. But guess what? They don't do it just once."
Author: Vivian Vande Velde
47. "Also, there are now new laws in Brazil which create incentives for Argentine and Latin American films to be premiered and distributed in Brazil and vice versa."
Author: Walter Salles
48. "Ever since the robot was first invented, there have been people who swear up and down that this marks the first step towards the fall of man … To be fair, their arguments are backed with scientific fact taken from documentary films such as The Terminator, The Matrix, and RoboCop."
Author: Weston Locher
49. "It's not that there aren't people who care creatively in the world of television, but there's always a bit more time in making a movie. I always feel films are more of a creative journey."
Author: William Fichtner
50. "I must stick with Chinese language films."
Author: Zhang Yimou

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