Monthly Archives: November 2014

Born On This Day – November 30, 1965

“There’s an old saying in Hollywood: It’s not the length of your film, it’s how you use it.” –Ben Stiller Advertisements

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Born On This Day – November 30, 1947

“In my experience, almost every financial interchange with Hollywood ends with an accusation by the corporation of theft. ‘You didn’t do what I wanted, you didn’t work hard enough, you intended to defraud me.’ These are the recurring plaints of … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – November 30, 1943

“There’s a good many pictures I’d like to make, we’ll see how many I’ll be allowed to make.” –Terrence Malick

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Born On This Day – November 30, 1937

“A friend of mine says, “Art’s like a shark. You’ve got to keep swimming, or else you drown.” Keep bouncing around. People always ask me, “What’s the plan?” There is no plan. I go to what fascinates me next.” “I … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – November 29, 1954

“We’ve never considered our stuff either homage or spoof. Those are things other people call it, and it’s always puzzled me that they do.” “Frequently we are writing characters and we are thinking, “Wouldn’t it be interesting to see such … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – November 29, 1895

“In an era of breadlines, depression and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery… to turn their minds to something else. I wanted to make people happy, if only for an hour.” –Busby Berkeley

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Born On This Day – November 28, 1961

“The most important thing for us is that all of this stuff, and all of this technology, are only tools to achieve the cinematic experience and cinematic moment.” “When people see some depth you never intended that’s really cool, you … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – November 28, 1946

“What I like in movies especially are movies that do things that you can’t do in real life and show you things that you can’t see by walking out in the street. And there have been a lot of great … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – November 27, 1951

“I always want to make films. I think of it as a great opportunity to comment on the world in which we live.” –Kathryn Bigelow

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Born On This Day – November 27, 1935

“I get so wrapped up in trying to tell the story as well as I can to get the best possible points of view and show the culture, that I let that be my main force of action, and leave … Continue reading

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