The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it.
Luck is everything. … My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.
In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don’t want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings.
Topics: Crime, Audiences
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