Slot machines are like crack for old people.
I prefer the smaller budget versus the bigger budget because the mentality that goes along with big budget filmmaking doesn't really suit me; the mind-set that money is the answer.
The pressures having grown up in this business can be really rough. And it is a testament to you that you have remained focused and NOT lost your mind.
I'm not on all the time. I like to have fun and be funny, but I'm much more of a thinker.
This is really a difficult time to be in films.
You just can't make any movie and it will be good now. This is a really a difficult time to be in films.
I think a lot comes from having the experience of doing stand-up comedy. It allows you to figure out the psychology of an audience; what things are funny and not.
I enjoy the character interplay. Sometimes the audience is not laughing, but smiling, and that is almost just as good because it keeps them ready to laugh.
I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen.
I put heavy emphasis on the characters.
I like to have fun and be funny, but I'm much more of a thinker.
We felt like we had done as much as you can do with the slasher genre. We were trying to find the next group of scary movies that were ripe for parody.
I always prefer the big laugh. That is always the objective, especially with a film like Scary Movie 2.
Just making a good movie is hard to do.
There are two phases to a movie. First you shoot the movie, and then you make the movie. Generally, post-production is longer than filming.