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Movie"So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?"Aguilera, Christina
Movie"Everyone told me to pass on Speed because it was a 'bus movie.'"Bullock, Sandra
Movie"A film is a petrified fountain of thought."Cocteau, Jean
Movie"Spielberg isn't a filmmaker, he's a confectioner."Cox, Alex
Movie"I don't take the movies seriously, and anyone who does is in for a headache."Davis, Bette
Movie"I never enjoyed working in a film."Dietrich, Marlene
Movie"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Disney, Walt
Movie"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Eastwood, Clint
Movie"Every great film should seem new every time you see it."Ebert, Roger
Movie"Most of us do not consciously look at movies."Ebert, Roger
Movie"It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, "They lived happily ever after" and the following quarter-century warning that they'll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are now entering a third era in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know it just might work."Ephron, Nora
Movie"Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole, it would be about me."Fellini, Federico
Movie"Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world."Godard, Jean-Luc
Movie"A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order."Godard, Jean-Luc
Movie"I don't think you should feel about a film. You should feel about a woman, not a movie. You can't kiss a movie."Godard, Jean-Luc
Movie"I like a film to have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order."Godard, Jean-Luc
Movie"A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad."Goldwyn, Samuel
Movie"Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success."Goldwyn, Samuel
Movie"In the 1930s people went to see films not just to be entertained or to escape the dreariness of their workaday lives but to gain an education, to see the world, to learn table manners and interior decoration, how to dress, kiss, to laugh and cry, how to react to tragedy and happiness, how to be brave, evil and good."Heymann, C. David
Movie"In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director."Hitchcock, Alfred
Movie"The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder."Hitchcock, Alfred
Movie"A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it."Hitchcock, Alfred
Movie"In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man."Hitchcock, Alfred
Movie"Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher."Kael, Pauline
Movie"It grossed something like 12 million dollars and started a cycle of so-called boy-meets-ghoul horror films."Karloff, Boris
Movie"A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later."Kubrick, Stanley
Movie"The secret to film is that it's an illusion."Lucas, George
Movie"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Martin, Steve
Movie"If I find a film dull, I find it infinitely more entertaining to watch the scratches."McLaren, Norman
Movie"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Morrison, Jim
Movie"The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films."Newman, Paul
Movie"Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo."Pickford, Mary
Movie"Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore."Quaid, Dennis
Movie"The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself."Rogers, Will
Movie"The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them."Schmich, Mary
Movie"You can map your life through your favorite movies, and no two people's maps will be the same."Schmich, Mary
Movie"Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out"Scorsese, Martin
Movie"Everything makes me nervous - except making films."Taylor, Elizabeth
Movie"Film lovers are sick people."Truffaut, Francois
Movie"It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it."Warhol, Andy
Movie"A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet."Welles, Orson
Movie"I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films."Werner, Oskar
Movie"Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award."Wilder, Billy


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