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Where I come from, it was a heresy to say you wanted to be in movies, leave alone American movies.
The whole world loves American movies, blue jeans, jazz and rock and roll. It is probably a better way to get to know our country than by what politicians or airline commercials represent.
I look at American movies, the big muscles, and try to apply that to Chinese film-making.
I was sick and tired of being an English actor who did a lot of American movies because I was cheap and good.
What I liked about American movies when I was a kid was that they're sort of larger than life and I think I'm still suffering from that reaction.
American movies and music deliver themes of freedom, innocence, and power that appeal to others - partly because America itself was put together out of a multiplicity of national traditions.
American movies are often very good at mining those great underlying myths that make films robustly travel across class, age, gender, culture.
The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.
I'm less comfortable making American movies because I don't know them so well.
'St. Elmo's Fire' is one of my favorite films. I like the storytelling of those teenage American films. You don't get that now. Teenage American movies are all about sick jokes, puking a lot, arse jokes.
The thing is there have been American movies that are similar to Solaris, like Alien had a lot of things that are similar, although it's also got the horror element.
I never thought about how I didn't have a cell phone or I'm in 2011. I was just so happy to be able to be a character in the 30s and there are these actresses that I really liked in the 40s, 50s and 60s in American movies that I've seen since I was a little girl. But you don't really think like that when you prepare for a role.
That's probably when I get the most angry at American movies, when they just so cynically manipulate the audience without even trying to give a good story.
It's like everybody is obsessed with Hollywood movies worldwide. And even though everybody hates the Americans, they're still watching American movies.
So one of the most unique things on screen in American movies today is everyday behavior.
It's a big problem for American movies that all their movies are produced to be global.
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