Matt Damon Quotes


25 Matt Damon quotes:



"It's a fairy tale about the guys who wrote fairy tales, through the eyes of Terry Gilliam, ... This film was actually an excuse for Terry to create an entire world. He does this so well with wide-angle lenses. Terry's frames are so densely packed with information that you can't take it all in the first time."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"It's a fairy tale about the guys who wrote fairy tales through the eyes of Terry Gilliam, ... This film was actually an excuse for Terry to create an entire world. He does this so well with wide-angle lenses. Terry's frames are so densely packed with information that you can't take it all in the first time."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"It's a fairy tale about the guys who wrote fairy tales through the eyes of Terry Gilliam. This film was actually an excuse for Terry to create an entire world. He does this so well with wide-angle lenses. Terry's frames are so densely packed with information that you can't take it all in the first time."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"a fairy tale about the guys who wrote fairy tales as seen through the eyes of Terry Gilliam in a wild fantasy world only he could create."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"The movie is really a fairy tale about the guys who wrote fairy tales. It's also an excuse for Terry to create an entire world, which is what he does so well. He has his wide-angle lenses and extravagant production design. His frames are so densely packed with information. He directs like no one else."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Excuse Quotes
"[Despite the hit to his ego, Damon took the role, eager for an opportunity to work with Gilliam.] He's definitely the type of man who is open to ideas, ... He also likes to gild the lily as much as possible."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Ego Quotes
"I don't think it's fair to bemoan our fate, ... I think a movie lives or dies based on its own merit. If it doesn't find an audience in this theatrical release, hopefully down the line it'll be appreciated and Terry will be appreciated for what he's done."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"He admitted Miramax wouldn't make the film with Johnny and that I was their choice. They thought Johnny was too weird and didn't have any box-office clout."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Your fate in Hollywood is totally beyond your own control,"
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"The show was really good this year and yet we had horrible, horrible ratings, ... When we were in conversation with Bravo, they were like, 'Look, the show is good,' we got the best reviews of any show on television, and they said, 'But there's a certain number,' and they showed us the number and I'm not a TV guy, but they said, 'Look, this number, no matter what, we can't bring the show back. ... This is just terrible, we can't justify keeping it on air.'"
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"It’s completely ridiculous and totally out of our control, ... It’s like, ‘OK, well if it doesn’t work then ultimately you have to claw your way back or not.’ You’ll just kind of fade until another works or doesn’t. I mean. It’s really an insecure bizarre profession."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Control Quotes
"I'm moving into a time when I might be more violent, ... I could foresee the choice under certain circumstances. There are lines that are crossed and it could get dangerous."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"Maybe through some fault of his own, Ben hasn't made the greatest choices in the last few years,"
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"It was a lot more fun to work that way,"
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Fun Quotes
"What I have noticed since then is that when some people have gotten to a certain position [in Hollywood], they're afraid to lose it. They protect [their position] like a beachhead. 'God! Don't take this away from me.' And so they start making really safe choices. I don't want to do that. If I go down, I'm going to go down swinging."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Hollywood Quotes
"And we didn't even get the Mickey Mouse show gig, which made for a very depressing train ride back home to Boston."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Home Quotes
"[Working with Scorsese] was like the honor of my life, ... I'm so busy on stuff that I so believe in that it is hard to stop and smell the roses. But I love to work, I really love to work, so I'm digging it."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Well, we have similar kinds of ideas about being the lead in a movie, and there are certain things we don't want to be."
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"It's my final shot at giving up. He was recommended by so many people"
Author: Damon Quotes Category: Giving Quotes



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