Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
Quote by Martin Scorsese
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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.
A lot of what I'm obsessed with is the relationship and the dynamics between people and the family, particularly brothers and their father.
Young film makers should learn how to deal with the money and learn how to deal with the power structure. Because it is like a battle.
Very often I've known people who wouldn't say a word to each other, but they'd go to see movies together and experience life that way.
Any film, or to me any creative endeavour, no matter who you're working with, is, in many cases, a wonderful experience.
If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?
I think there's only one or two films where I've had all the financial support I needed. All the rest, I wish I'd had the money to shoot another ten days.
I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
The fact that food plays such an important part in my films has everything to do with my family.
Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
My first two records are so simply constructed. The reason isn't because I wanted to make simple music. It's because I don't really have the chops.
What power has love but forgiveness In other words by its intervention what has been done can be undone. What good is it otherwise
War settles nothing.
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils for time is the greatest innovator.
A lesser complaint: hair extensions. There are moments on 'All My Children' when half the women actors, young and old, seem to be afflicted by android Barbie creep. All those thick swatches of lifeless strands clustering lankly round ladies' necks! Like orange tanning spray, this is a fashion fad that should be put out of its misery.
If money grew on trees, hustlers wouldn't need incentives.