3 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Interview |
1 Article |
1 Pictorial |
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If we can make films that are useful as well as entertaining, marvelous. But cinema must reflect the temper of the times. We must choose material not only on the basis of whether we feel deeply, but on whether or not anyone's bloody well going to see it.
He was interviewed at great length by fellow director Steven Soderbergh
for a book, "Getting Away With It", published in 1999. In it he revealed that Sean Connery
had never spoken to him after the box-office failure of Cuba
(1979); that he had lost confidence as a director following the death of his friend Roy Kinnear
, although he did not believe that any negligence had caused it; and also, ...
Frequently has characters in the background making amusing comments about the main action.