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The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting.
 

The real trouble with film school is that the people teaching are so far out of the industry that they don't give the students an idea of what's happening.
 

Well, I just think through your career you go through different phases, and I just got sort of uninspired by the whole studio process of making and releasing films.
 

Well, like any time you're shooting documentary stuff, you've got to be in the moment, and you've got to be able to be in control enough to capture what's happening.
 

When you make a movie outside the system and it's successful critically or a moderate financial success, you usually have to go back into the system and make a big hit.
 

Yeah, I had an idea to make a very scary movie, based on a kind of serial murderer that preys on tourists.
 

You know it's always amazed me - I think the most startling thing that's happened in the last couple of decades is that there is no sort of objective reporting anymore.
 

You know, I listen to contemporary music all the time.
 

You know, when people want to get any information, research information, it will all exist on these Web sites.
 

You really are as hot as your last movie. And it goes away really quickly.
 


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