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Some actors just won't bend, and then it's a bitch. You either fight or find ways of putting your words in their mouth and letting them say it back at you.

Soon it's all going to be digital anyway. It's all going to be saved on a little coin somewhere.

Superman was never previewed because the producers didn't trust Warners with the film.

That's how you get a performance - they put trust in you.

When I was doing half-hour shows, I loved it and was preparing myself for the hour shows. Then when I did the hour shows, I was preparing myself for the specials and features.

When when my first feature opportunity came along, I wasn't prepared, but we did it in about 17 days.

When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience. They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective, or that seems too long, or that doesn't work.

With The Omen, I really felt I wasn't in control. It was panic.

Working with Christopher, he convinced me he could fly, and he's convinced me he's going to walk again.

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