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“There are faces and figures in these films that will stop you in your tracks.”
114 Lumière Brothers’ Shorts Available To View; Of The 1,400 They Shot, Few Are Lost

NY Times

“Legal experts said that it was particularly unusual for a plaintiff using a lawyer being paid on contingency not only to turn down offers (several sizable settlements were proffered by Gawker) but also to pursue a strategy that prevented an insurance company from being able to contribute to a settlement.”
Could A Silicon Valley “Angel” Be Financing All The Lawsuits Filed Against Gawker By A Single Firm?

“First and foremost I believe we make cinema. I don’t make films as activism, I don’t consider my films to be activism. We make movies, that’s our number-one job, to make a film that’s good; it’s not just about the issues.”
Wendy Mitchell And Laura Poitras Talk Risk At Cannes

“Never assume that you don’t always have to hustle, even if you’re paying someone. You have to be involved, it’s part of your job.”
A Ton Of Filmmaking Tips From Sundance Artist Services Philadelphia Workshop


“I don’t know if there is a studio system anymore. I can’t imagine anything that would interest me coming through that system anymore.”
A Few Minutes In Paul Schrader’s World

“I learned most of my math skills working the box office I was barely tall enough to see over the counter of.”
Jeff Reichert On A Childhood At The Moviehouse

LA Times

“If I don’t split, what are we doing here? Creativity is about reactions. And reactions are the essence of experience. If you don’t react, what are you doing here? Why would you waste your time? There are so many things in life you could do besides watch a film or TV show. Look at all the reactions you guys are having. Take it or leave it, but you can’t deny it‎.”
Nic Refn On Creativity

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“Lars. He’s done a lot of drugs. Over the hill. The last time I saw Lars, he was telling my wife he wants to have sex with her. I told him to fuck off. So he found another slut.”
~ Nicolas Winding Refn On Lars Von Trier

“You know, if you’re actually an artist who wants to tell a story, it’s a compulsion; it’s not something that you do because you want to entertain people or you want to make a bunch of money. Most people want to entertain people and make a bunch of money. It’s not a bad thing, but if it also doesn’t hold hands with just genuine desire, if no one was looking, then yeah, that sucks.”
~ Kristen Stewart

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