From the Horse’s Mouth.
Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.Alfred Hitchcock
I always say to anybody who’s going over to
Because people shout out. You never get that in
The film director, in many instances, has to swallow somebody else’s decision about the final form of something. It’s so hard as to be intolerable.
Art is an experience, not the formulation of a problem.
Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever. A Hard Day’s Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana, but even then they were quite relaxed about it.
If you make a fool of yourself for them then you usually get that back. I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor, you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse. You have to know them, warts and all.Adrian Lyne
I don’t really say much about reviewers. It’s a very tough job to get all of the depth of a movie all at once.
Whoever becomes the head of the National Theatre finds himself in a position like; that of Nelson’s column – pigeons dump on you because you’re there.
It’s not easy to strap yourself down to a desk and bash on a keyboard when you know you can direct lots of films, because directing films is fun and interactive and gregarious. Writing isn’t.Guy Ritchie