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Richard King quotes (34)

Also, I plan to screw something up on every movie I do so that I can learn from my mistakes and become a better director with each project.
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And the fact that you must make the movie for yourself because no one else will ever fully appreciate the endeavor, makes it a more rewarding challenge.
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Censorship of ideas or images or words is wrong.
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Cinema has only been around for about 100 years. Has all of the world's violence towards women taken place only within the past 100 years?
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Directors who turn into big babies and shut out criticism stop learning.
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Each feature I make is my focus at that time.
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Everyone has an opinion, and the guy screaming for censorship may be the next guy to have his ideas cut off.
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I am not stopped by low funds, physical exhaustion, mental exhaustion, or temptations to stop and work on some other production that would be more financially rewarding.
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I aspire to eventually be making my living by making movies.
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I did not go to film school.
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I have done some short pieces that are not horror.
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I have never seen a connection between cinematic violence towards women and actual violence towards women in society.
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I like the fact that major studios have been attempting horror films recently.
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I never want to become arrogant and think I've made a flawless movie.
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I position everything else in my life around making movies.
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I think the act of condensing months or years of work down to a couple hours of entertainment is pretty wild and extremely rewarding.
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I think you get out of film school what you put into it. If you don't care about making movies, film school will do you no good.
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I'm not impressed by someone's degree... I'm impressed by them making movies.
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I've also directed, shot, and edited several music videos.
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If a violent act towards a woman takes place, and the inspiration for that act is violence in cinema, the inspiration for that act would have come from somewhere else if movies didn't exist.
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In this way, some film schools can be destructive.
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Many of us view the bible and other religious teachings as mythology.
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More people are exposed to movies than to most other forms of art.
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Most of my technical knowledge comes from having worked in the industrial video industry.
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Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
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Subject matter that is not bound to reality offers more opportunity to write a unique story and cinematically present it in very unique ways.
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The horror genre is important because it promotes experimentation in filmmaking.
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This indication of audience interest is good for all horror movie makers at any budget level.
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To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
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Violent behavior exists in one's psychological makeup much deeper than the level that receives information from television or movies.
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We should all have the opportunity to express what we want to express.
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We should assume that the end product can be switched off by any consumer who is offended or frightened by it.
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When I'm working on a movie, I will make any sacrifice to finish it.
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Yet I never want to make a movie purely for the money.
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