“The funnier it is in the beginning of a story, the more dramatic it can become. Because when an audience is laughing, that's opening their souls somehow, and when you have an audience with an open soul, it's much better to hit them with a knife.”
“Cinema never saved anyone's life, it is not a medicine that will save anyone's life. It is only an aspirin.
There are a few directors that I really loved who made like five, six great movies, but are still shooting and they're not good anymore.”
“We deserved it. I mean, if you get a pummeling, you deserved it. But isn’t it wonderful to remember a time that America was once so innocent that all we had to worry about was the next “Batman” movie?”