There's something about movies that always amazes me, their transcendence of time. You can in one second, in one frame, see something that will spark you as divine or genius.
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Lunch is for wimps.
But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
Anybody who's been through a divorce will tell you that at one point. they've thought murder. The line between thinking murder and doing murder isn't that major.
Film is distinctive because of its nature, of its being able to cut through time with editing. Montage can create a three-dimensional space, a three-dimensional aura, great sensuality. There's an electrical thing about movies.
I'd like to do a story about the medieval ages where in every scene you'd sort of feel that you were in the 12th century. That would be great to get that feeling.
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