It's a fool that looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart.
The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them.
Maybe there should be less of a mystique around making movies. I just don't think that there's any real mystery there.
Making Real Just
It's almost like a genre rule: Don't Open The Box.
Box Rule Open
I think when you watch the dailies, the film that you shoot every day, you're very excited by it and very optimistic about how it's going to work.
Film Very Watch
Maybe our telling of the story wasn't as clear as it should have been, but I don't think that's true. In terms of understanding the story, it comes across.
I guess it beats throwing trash for a living.
If the material is challenging, it forces you to challenge yourself when handling it.
Other kinds of movie stars, it's a different thing, they bring their persona to the part and that's what people like to see, and they are not really transforming in terms of their character.
Thing Terms People
Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age.
I always admired Stanley Kubrick for the fact that he managed to beat the system somehow. I think he kind of had it all figured out.
Barton Fink got written very quickly, in about three weeks. I don't know what that means.