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Another 13 wins & 13 nominations.
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Walter L. Hill II | Thomas Lee
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I very purposely -- more and more so every time I do a script -- give characters no back story. The way you find out about these characters is by watching what they do, the way they react to stress, the way they react to situations and confrontations. In that way, character is revealed through drama rather than being explained through dialogue.
Credits his spare writing style to an enormous influence on him from Alexander Jacobs
's script for Point Blank
(1967), which he read while initially trying to enter the film industry.
Several of Hill's films have a bar called "Torchy's." In several of his films, characters utter a variation on Cody's (Streets of Fire) and The Driver's exhortation to "Go home!"