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Bill Condon Quotes


William "Bill" Condon is an American screenwriter and director. Condon is best known for directing and writing the critically acclaimed films Gods and Monsters, Chicago, Kinsey, and Dreamgirls.
(1955 - )

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A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie.
 

Actually, I loved Chucky. It's one of the strangest movies I've ever seen.
 

And Kinsey thought that anybody who defined themselves based on their sexual acts was limiting themselves.
[Acts]
 

Because his basic idea that he got from the study of gall wasps is that everyone's sexuality is unique.
 

But the imposition of morality onto science, - where it does not belong - has become rampant in recent years.
 

First of all, just knowing people who grew up in the movie business at that time, no one had Mexican maids.
 

I do think that's so much a part of what being a director is - in working with actors - to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be.
 

I know a little more about Kinsey than I know about sex because that is his subject not mine.
 

I really think the biopic thing so rarely works, because people's lives don't have a dramatic shape that can be satisfying.
 

I think it would be fun to write about movies again.
 

I think that finding a way into somebody's life that's sort of off from a side angle can tell you more about that person than a greatest hits approach.
 

I wanted to make connections between Whale's past and present.
 

I'm a horrible public speaker.
 

In Hollywood through the 50s, there were black, English, and Middle European housekeepers and maids.
 

It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives.
 

It's an odd thing to go to New York to shoot a movie that is set in Indiana.
 

Kinsey himself collected absolutely everything.
 

Kinsey kick started a lot in shocking people with how much homosexual activity there is.
 

Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church.
 

Kinsey was six foot five, and he had this leader of men quality.
 


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