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What I can't do is what I consider children's films, infantile subject matter. The caped-crusader-type stuff is not for me...When I began making films, they were just movies.'What's the new movie? What are you doing?' Now they're called 'adult dramas'. Sounds like a porno film because the majority of the marketplace is devoted to children.
Famous for making well-known comedy and genre actors into credible dramatic actors such as Harrison Ford
, Robin Williams
and Jim Carrey
His characters often interact with technology, especially television, in ways that harm them or surprise the viewer, e.g. the church big screen TV in
The Mosquito Coast
; the living room TV and TV control center in
The Truman Show
; radio playing in the barn in
, and so on.