What are you gonna do, talk the alien to death?
You know, in the film making business no one ever gives you anything.
The films that influenced me were so disparate that there's almost no pattern.
I love short trips to New York; to me it is the finest three-day town on earth.
My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist. My father was an electrical engineer.
The film industry is about saying 'no' to people, and inherently you cannot take 'no' for an answer.
The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors.
I do an awful lot of scuba diving. I love to be on the ocean, under the ocean. I live next to the ocean.
There is a hugely underserved population out there... those who are the least capable of paying pay the highest.
I had pictured myself as a filmmaker but I had never pictured myself as a director if that makes any sense at all.