Quotes: hollywood

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  • Billy Eichner
    Billy Eichner
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    A lot of people in Hollywood, and everywhere pretty much, operate on fear. No one wants to get fired, so everyone's scared to take a chance. There's money involved, and there are careers and reputations on the line.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    An associate producer is the only guy in Hollywood who will associate with a producer.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    Anxiety is a kind of fuel that activates the fight-or-flight part of the brain in me. It makes sure that a velociraptor isn't around the corner and that you do as much as you possibly can to survive. Because Hollywood has a lot in common with 'Jurassic Park' and its primeval-dinosaur universe.
  • Carlos Ponce
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    Coming in and out of Hollywood for pilot season, I may have to thicken my accent or hear that, physically, I'm not Latino. I not only am, but there's another 50,000 people who look exactly like me.
  • Bai Ling
    Bai Ling
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    English is my second language, but in Hong Kong, they don't know that I'm from China. They think I'm from Hollywood because all the films they see are from here. China and Hong Kong are very different places, but they're starting to merge. Still the culture is very different.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
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    Everything was in stark and dreadful contrast with the trivial crises and counterfeit emotions of Hollywood, and I returned to England deeply moved and emotionally worn out.
  • Exploitation is a harsh word, I know that, but on a certain level, to me that is the central Hollywood story.
  • Julie Burchill
    Julie Burchill
    British journalist, writer
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    Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
  • Berenice Bejo
    Berenice Bejo
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    For us, as actors, and even for the director, it gave us a sense of authenticity to what we were doing because we were talking about Hollywood and we were in Hollywood.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
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    From the moment I went to Hollywood for the first time, I was accused by various people of selling out. So I feel I've done my sell-out films already. I've sold everything! I've sold every piece of soul I ever had!
  • Bryan Burrough
    Bryan Burrough
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    From time to time, just about every 'Vanity Fair' writer has a chance to sell rights to an article or a book to Hollywood.
  • Bruce Feirstein
    Bruce Feirstein
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    Games have has as much an impact on Hollywood filmmaking as MTV music videos did.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong
    American author 1942-
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    Growing up female in America. What a liability! You grew up with your ears full of cosmetic ads, love songs, advice columns, whoreoscopes, Hollywood gossip, and moral dilemmas on the level of TV soap operas. What litanies the advertisers of the good life chanted at you! What curious catechisms!
  • Ben Feldman
    Ben Feldman
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    Here's the thing about Jews in Hollywood. Not to stereotype, but the Jews I know here are the funniest, most self-deprecating people I know. And it's rare to find a Jew that is actually offended by comedy about them.
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