Tag Archives: Samuel Fuller

Born On This Day – August 12, 1912

“Film is a battleground. Love, hate, violence, action, death…In a word, emotion.” “In the movie business, a good ending must sometimes hold sway over the truth.” –Samuel Fuller

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In Their Words – Monday, August 12, 2013

“I grew up believing that people make things move, like the word “movie”. The world, like a moving picture, was moving forward. I wanted to advance, too, as rapidly as my quick mind and fast legs would carry me. I … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Friday, July 19, 2013

“Am I a cult director? Yeah, I love all that. I want to join the cult of the $100- to $200-million grossers and still make an artistic picture.” –Samuel Fuller

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In Their Words – Thursday, July 4, 2013

“Ninety-five per cent of films are born of frustration, of self-despair, of ambition for survival, for money, for fattening bank accounts. Five per cent, maybe less, are made because a man has an idea, an idea which he must express.” … Continue reading

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In Their Words – Sunday, June 16, 2013

“I hate violence. That has never prevented me from using it in my films.” –Samuel Fuller

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In Their Words – Tuesday, February 26, 2013

“Movement should be a counter, whether in action scenes or dialogue or whatever. It counters where your eye is going. This style thing, for me it’s all fitted to the action, to the script, to the characters.” –Sam Fuller

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In Their Words – Tuesday, September 18, 2012

“If a story doesn’t give you a hard-on in the first couple of scenes, throw it in the goddamned garbage.” -Samuel Fuller

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