By Ray Pride

Jim Jarmusch

“My motto’s always been: it’s hard to get lost if you don’t know where you’re going. The best plan is no plan. I’m the happiest and most productive when I’m generating ideas. It’s very regimented, but even within that I like freedom. I never storyboard a film. I don’t even write shot lists. I’ll have an idea of how we’ll shoot a scene in advance—but we don’t distribute it to the crew and say, ‘This is how many setups we’re going to be doing today.’ We don’t want that restriction. I like thinking on my feet. I’m not analytical. I’m intuitive. To protect that, I like things to not be too confined.”
~ Jim Jarmusch


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What about replacing Mr. Spacey with another actor? Mr. Plummer, perhaps.
“That would theoretically be fantastic,” Mr. Rothman said he responded. “But I have supervised 450 movies over the course of my career. And what you are saying is impossible. There is not enough time.”
~ Publicizing Sir Ridley’s Deadline Dash

“Would I like to see Wormwood in a theater on a big screen? You betcha. I’d be disingenuous to argue otherwise. But we’re all part of, like it or not, an industry, and what Netflix offers is an opportunity to do different kinds of films in different ways. Maybe part of what is being sacrificed is that they no longer go into theaters. If the choice is between not doing it at all and having it not go to theaters, it’s an easy choice to make.”
~ Errol Morris