” There’s one right place to put the camera. I’m a big believer in that. You’d think you could put it anywhere. Nope. “


” I think when you’re talking about marriage equality and race, people very quickly start to get into their political corners: their ideology comes to the forefront, and they get into this platform argument that they’re used to making, which really doesn’t have anything to do with the day-to-day basics of what is being talked about. “


” Definitely when you give a script to an actor, it’s like dropping a capsule in water and the fizzing starts. That’s when the thing starts to live and breathe. “


” I think we’re so advanced when it comes to watching narrative material. I mean, it’s all we do is consume content all day long. So when a character walks onscreen, you immediately start making connections for that character: Is that a good guy? Is that a bad guy? “


” If you want someone to show up and execute your script for you, seriously, there are a lot of great people out there. Don’t call me. “


” I think the way you make a movie dictates the movie that you make. “


” If I can drive down the road in my car and listen to XM satellite, and when a song gets beamed into my car, it can tell me who wrote the song and what the damn lyrics are, why, when you broadcast a digital signal of a film, can’t it speak to your television to set up a list of settings to show the film in the way that it was meant to be shown? “


” As a storyteller, you have to have something to say. You have to look at the world, think about it in relationship to yourself, and say, ‘I think this is a pattern,’ or ‘I think this is the way fatherhood works,’ or ‘I think this is the way first love feels.’ The danger in that is, that’s when you open yourself up to real critique. “


” I’m not as worried about the process of writing, simply because I think I’ve got that one down, you know? I think I know what brings specificity to these ideas, what brings specificity to the genre elements, or anything else, and it’s personal emotions. “



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If you want someone to show up and execute your script for you, seriously, there are a lot of great people out there. Don
I think the way you make a movie dictates the movie that you make.
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As a storyteller, you have to have something to say. You have to look at the world, think about it in relationship to yourself, and say,
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