” The wonderful thing about Clint is you can never second guess how he is going to react to anything. “


” I just asked myself, what piece of that man’s soul did he just chew off and swallow to get next week’s assignment? You know, just to live, just to work as an artist, or to feed the family? “


” I don’t think it’s the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre. “


” We give you characters we’d feel very comfortable judging, and then go: ‘Oh yeah? Watch this’. “


” Crash’ was incredibly personal to me. So was ‘In the Valley of Elah.’ There were things in ‘The Next Three Days’ that were questions I was asking myself but couldn’t answer, like how far would you go for love? Can you believe in somebody who can’t even believe in themselves? But this is highly personal. “


” I just figure if you have a modicum of celebrity, you need to use it, and you need to use it for more things than just promoting yourself or your film or your image or your product. “


” I wrote an episode for ‘thirtysomething,’ and a producer said, ‘That’s really good, but what is it about? What does it say about you? What questions are you asking yourself?’ I had never thought about that. This comment changed who I was, because it made me look at my own soul, the dark corners in my soul, and accept that dark side. “


” Even in a comedy, you have to make people feel. You have to put your hand inside their soul and twist out their heart. “


” You have to have empathy, knowledge and compassion for your characters if you’re a writer. “



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The wonderful thing about Clint is you can never second guess how he is going to react to anything.
I just asked myself, what piece of that man


I don
We give you characters we
Crash
I just figure if you have a modicum of celebrity, you need to use it, and you need to use it for more things than just promoting yourself or your film or your image or your product.
I wrote an episode for
Even in a comedy, you have to make people feel. You have to put your hand inside their soul and twist out their heart.
You have to have empathy, knowledge and compassion for your characters if you
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