” The worst thing you can do as a comedy director is be on set and think of something ridiculous, or an actor comes up to you with something ridiculous, and you say ‘No, no that’s too much.’ Let’s not worry if that’s too much, let’s shoot it, and then decide if that’s too much when we see it. “


” There’s a punk-rock attitude, clearly, to ‘Hated.’ There’s even a punk-rock attitude to ‘The Hangover,’ I think. We start the movie with a Glenn Danzig song. “


” I think comedy directors tend to feel a need to justify the bad behavior, and I just never think that. I like bad behavior, I’ve always liked bad behavior, I’m a fan of bad behavior, and I don’t think you have to justify bad behavior. “


” When I was younger I was obsessed with ‘Star 80,’ and it’s just a great movie – I think I saw it three times in the theater. “


” I think people like comedies and I think concept driven comedies seem to be working when it’s a clear concept and you deliver funny stuff. “


” I take it very seriously, music. I think it’s one of the tools that a director has with which to kind of paint. The right music can sometimes do five pages of scripted dialogue. “


” Comedy is so subjective. You could be in a room with 400 people laughing at a joke and you could just not think it’s funny. You’re just sitting there like, ‘Am I in the twilight zone? Why is everyone laughing?’ It’s such a personal thing. People have such a personal visceral response to comedy. “



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The worst thing you can do as a comedy director is be on set and think of something ridiculous, or an actor comes up to you with something ridiculous, and you say
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I think comedy directors tend to feel a need to justify the bad behavior, and I just never think that. I like bad behavior, I
When I was younger I was obsessed with
I think people like comedies and I think concept driven comedies seem to be working when it
I take it very seriously, music. I think it
Comedy is so subjective. You could be in a room with 400 people laughing at a joke and you could just not think it
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