And I love shooting football.
A lot of people hated ‘Alien 3.’
Again, a franchise to me doesn’t have to be a billion dollar title.
You know, I don’t think I’ve ever listened to someone’s commentary. Ever.
You won’t see me on Barbara Walters; Oprah, that’s not who I am.
You can make movies for a select audience, but you have to market it to them. You can make movies for a select audience, but you have to market it to them.
Yet as a director, I don’t feel you have to identify with your characters as a requirement to make a movie.
I’m totally anti-commercialism.
I loved Luke Skywalker and I loved Darth Vader and I loved watching them work it out.
I was a disinterested student.
Oh, yeah, I love DVD’s. I don’t have what you’d call an extensive collection, maybe a couple of hundred or so. But I have something on almost all the time.
There are some movies I can watch over and over, never get sick of. I’ll put one of those on and be puttering around the house. Then a certain scene will come on and I’ll just have to go over and watch.
We were working with this lousy print and it just wasn’t going to be good enough. I said that we should get the original negative and do it from that. Well, a couple guys pointed out that the negative was locked up over at Deluxe.
For a number of years, I’d been around the kind of people who financed movies and the kind of people who are there to make the deals for movies. But I’d always had this naive idea that everybody wants to make movies as good as they can be, which is stupid.
When you make the kind of movies I make, you get weird letters from people.