Cinema is nourished with reality.
if you’re interested in the poetics of something—you need to almost get a slightly nighttime feel.
Sharing your enthusiasm is part of being a geek.
I have forgotten all the major stories, and yet I could carve in bone my memory of a dozen tiny, quiet scenes
Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.
Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow
You want to be in an environment where everyone’s respected – where the drama’s in the show, not around the show. I’ve worked on sets that are angry, nervous, uncertain, and it just permeates everything.
If you don’t know science in the 21st century, just move back to the cave, because that’s where we’re going to leave you as we move forward.
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
I started thinking about why cinema is good for the soul, and what it gives us. In a nutshell, what it is for me is this amazingly humane opportunity to put yourselves in the shoes of someone else. It’s no more complicated and no less powerful than that. You go in, it all goes dark, and you put yourself in someone else’s shoes and see through their eyes.