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The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
A cinema villain essentially needs a moustache so he can twiddle with it gleefully as he cooks up his next nasty plan.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.
Francis Ford Coppola
I prefer ordinary girls - you know, college students, waitresses, that sort of thing. Most of the girls I go out with are just good friends. Just because I go out to the cinema with a girl, it doesn't mean we are dating.
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's arm off and have red water hoses for veins, spraying blood everywhere.
Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
Cinema in India is like brushing your teeth in the morning. You can't escape it.
I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians.
Francis Ford Coppola
Cinema is still a very young art form with extraordinary techniques and very impressive special effects but sometimes it seems the soul has been taken out of things.
Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.
I don't go to the cinema much.
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.
The cinema began with a passionate, physical relationship between celluloid and the artists and craftsmen and technicians who handled it, manipulated it, and came to know it the way a lover comes to know every inch of the body of the beloved. No matter where the cinema goes, we cannot afford to lose sight of its beginnings.
As soon as I get my car I think I'll be going to the cinema more. Since I don't go very often, there are no films that are a must see at the moment. I usually wait till they come out on DVD.
It's shocking to say, but the cinema is quite a while away from me, and I haven't got a car yet.
For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this.
Hong Kong cinema is something you can't duplicate anyway.
Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.
Sometimes I get an idea for cinema. And when you get an idea that you fall in love with, this is a glorious day.
Movie acting is about covering the machinery. Stage acting is about exposing the machinery. In cinema, you should think the actor is playing himself, if he's that good. It looks very easy. It should. But it's not, I assure you.
The American cinema in general always made stories about working-class people; the British rarely did. Any person with my working-class background would be a villain or a comic cipher, usually badly played, and with a rotten accent. There weren't a lot of guys in England for me to look up to.
I am not someone who sacrifice all for the cinema, my life will be always more important.
I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago, and I don't enjoy it even now.
I am really not interested in the cinema.
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre, classic, normal, romantic. Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
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