You just never know when you're living in a golden age.
More Quotes from Alexander Payne:That's how I like to do it with actors, have them really go for it and I'll tell them when it's too much. It's always easier to bring it back then to push it further.
You would own the negative after seven years. The company would actually own the film. It's kind of a financial and moral thing about owning your own creative work.
Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally.
I think a badly crafted, great idea for a new film with a ton of spelling mistakes is just 100 times better than a well-crafted stale script.
I mean, look, I love movies, not just the ones I make... In fact, I don't like the movies I make very much.
To be fair-not that I really care about being fair to anyone, ever-but to be fair, I'm sure that same ratio of bad films to good probably exists in every studio.
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