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Video technology puts filmmaking back in the hands of the people. That's how I learned how to make movies - making movies at home.
Turned down the chance to direct Kevin Smith
's script for "Superman Lives" (which as of 2004 is not being made in to a feature film, having been replaced with another script). Kevin Smith
also pursued Rodriguez to helm his controversial religious satire Dogma
(1999). Rodriguez turned it down, insisting that the project was so personal that Smith ought to do it himself.
A huge fan of John Carpenter
, Rodriguez will often make reference to his films in his own. E.g., the drug test scene in The Faculty
(1998) to see who's an alien is a direct reference to the blood test scene in The Thing