Personally I like the slow burn; I don't think there is anything wrong with it. When I think about the movies that were most effective on me as a viewer I think of the original Haunting and the Exorcist, Rosemary's Baby, the Sixth Sense, the Others. These movies are not over the top at all, they are movies that rely on good story telling, good acting, good premise, good exposition and I want to stay true to that in future projects. -- when asked about his "preferred brand of horror"
No one can have the resources to do that on their own without the infrastructure and the funds of a studio. -- on filmmakers' need for studios or distributors to get their film in theaters
I didn't know if it was going to be good or going to be crap. Just on the chance it turned out good, I went for the extra expense and got a high-def camera. -- on Paranormal Activity (2007)