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Ted Demme Quotes

Ted Demme Quotes & Quotations
Ted Demme
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    And then we watched an amazing number of movies from the late '60s and '70s, which is my favorite time, and we studied their camera movements, their stocks, the way they lit stuff, the colors they used. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs - though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn't bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we'd be able to tell the story the way it happened. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    I mean look, the thing about movie making and criticism and producing movies now, everyone compares everything to something else. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn't have the pressure they have if the word wasn't out about how expensive they were. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always being aware of what my A story was - the love story between a father and his son, and that son and his daughter. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    I was influenced by European movies, old Fellini, old Kurosawa - any sort of foreign film. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    Like a Pearl Harbor, they're going into their opening weekend knowing that they spent $110 million making this movie. That pressure must be enormous. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    The older I get the more I realize there's no real good guys or real bad guys, and I'm curious about how the good guys got good and how the bad guys got bad. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
  • 10
    The thing that's great about those guys at Miramax is the Weinstein brothers. They are the two funniest guys I've ever met in my life. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
  • 11
    There are a lot of films that are drug dramas, and we didn't want to tell Scarface again. Ted_DemmeTed Demme
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    You know, I think everything I do cinematically for the rest of my life will probably have some direct route back to Jonathan. But I love him to death. He's like my best friend and my big brother. Ted_DemmeTed Demme