Digital is a different world because you are sitting at home and a hi tech piece of equipment today is within reach of most people, so they are watching a pretty hi tech version of whatever you've done.
People say I pay too much attention to the look of a movie but for God's sake, I'm not producing a Radio 4 Play for Today, I'm making a movie that people are going to look at.
Some people like to do everything always the same thing. That's another way: To do the same thing.
Yes, obviously, there's this degree of wanting people to accept other people faiths and philosophies.
Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?
Same thing with film, by the time you've finished shooting and you've really been into everything, you've touched up everything in the editing room. You've gone in there and taken little bits from everything.
Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction. It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction, urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that area because I feel I've done it.
If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.
I think one of the successes of Gladiator is how we manage to turn on a dime the character from one thing to another where you believe he is one thing and he is something very different.
I think if I'm going to do a science fiction, I'm going to go down a new path that I want to do.
And anyway, it's only movies. to stop me I think they'll ahve to shoot me in the head.
A hit for me is if I enjoy the movie, if I personally enjoy the movie.
I watched Someone to Watch Over Me the other night. I thought it was a really good movie. It's a great movie.
When you're doing a big movie, you're gone for 10 months to a year.
Politics is very interesting and always leads to conflict.