I Understand

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“No one likes to be misunderstood. It’s a drag.”


Take Compliments Wherever You Can Get Them

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“Lately I’ve been getting a lot of really hot girls coming up to me and going, ‘Hey, my mom loves you.’ And I’m like, ‘All right!'”

Director’s Response to More Star Wars Films

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“Part of me? Thrilled. Part of me? Terrified. Most of me? Thrillified.”

Even You Can be a Filmmaker


“As a note to young filmmakers who think filmmakers are geniuses who know what they’re doing when they bring their movies… No. It’s all about figuring it out as you go, a process of elimination, trial and error. One department gives an idea to a different department, who spawns another idea. There’s no geniuses. It’s just about figuring it out as you go. Of course, it would be nice if we figured it out sooner.

Well, That’s Different

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“When I’m generating ideas, they tend to be based on something real to begin with, like looking at an issue in a new way. Then I immediately start thinking about how we can get guns and explosions and slime in there.”

It’s Called Raiders of the Lost Matrix

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“We wanted to make a film exciting and adventurous like Raiders of the Lost Ark or The Matrix; a film that would be fun to watch on Friday night that still had something to do with the real world.”

Good Time to Set the Dark Shadows Film

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“The 70s were weird then, and they’re weird now.”

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