Quotes: cinema

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  • Baz Luhrmann
    Baz Luhrmann
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    At a very young age I was allowed to go into the cinema and watch adult films.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    Cinema builds memories; great films continue to exist in the spectator's mind. We are naturally capable of and prone to nostalgia. A spectator will reconstruct a film he or she has seen, years later, and may even change their original opinion. One critic, for example, once gave the finger to one of my films; later he wrote me to apologize.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    Cinema is all about going back from shadow to light and back and forth: cinema is a place of transgression.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    Cinema is made to film material: the body. By filming the material, the mechanical, the worker, we arrive at the spiritual.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    Cinema is my religion. It is a way to make people sensitive, through emotions. To make them feel, experience empathy. People are touched and act ethically when they are emotionally touched.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Cinema is the culmination of the obsessive, mechanistic male drive in western culture. The movie projector is an Apollonian straight-shooter, demonstrating the link between aggression and art. Every pictorial framing is a ritual limitation, a barred precinct.
  • Antoine Fuqua
    Antoine Fuqua
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    Cinema Paradiso, because it reminds me of why I make movies, the magic of movies, the romance of movies.
  • Roman Polanski
    Roman Polanski
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    Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    French film director 1907-
    Robert Bresson
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    Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
  • Balthazar Getty
    Balthazar Getty
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    Even the great bad guys in cinema history, they're likable.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
    Alfred Hitchcock
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    For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    I think that the cinema is a physical thing. What I'm looking for is creating a physical shock with the audience. I don't care of the meaning. I don't care of the idea. I don't want to say something. I want to make a 'shock physique.'
  • Ann Macbeth
    Ann Macbeth
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    I think the long-term effect of video on cinema is good in that what we are now getting up there on the screen is of superior quality. Videos are just so much more sensitive to the world.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    I think there's not a lot of real filmmakers. There are only a few people who make real cinema. I can count them on my fingers.
  • I'm of course disillusioned with what has happened to World cinema. Now cinemas in both Eastern and Western Europe are filled with the same blockbusters from Hollywood.
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