George Romero Quotes

20 George Romero quotes:

"I'd like to just stick to the game and try to make a really good action film."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"I like guys who are understandable and good guys who are flawed."
"The most realistic blood I've seen is when Marlon Brando gets beat up in On The Waterfront."
"I really believe that you could do horror very inexpensively. I don't think it has anything to do with the effects, the effects are not the most important parts."
"As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!"
"I also have always liked the monster within idea. I like the zombies being us. Zombies are the blue-collar monsters."
"As great as Ed is, the wisdom out here is that he can't carry a movie. They'll pay him $3 million to be the second banana in Julia Roberts things. But they won't put up $3 million for an Ed Harris movie."
"There are so many factors when you think of your own films. You think of the people you worked on it with, and somehow forget the movie. You can't forgive the movie for a long time. It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws."
"The guy that made me wanna make movies... and this is off the wall-is a guy named Michael Pal, the British director."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: American Director Quotes Movies Quotes
"I think you're only free if you're working on very low or huge money."
"I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character and the humans didn't either. They forgot to make the movie that went along with all these wonderful effects."
"If one horror film hits, everyone says, 'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies."
"You can fall on your face easily if you go off in a certain direction. The Birds is a good example, some people are really phobic about birds flying over their heads, and some don't care. So, it's a personal thing."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Direction Quotes
"Young audiences today have seen a lot of those movies but only on video, there haven't been any new stuff."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"I think today's audiences, the audiences that make the big money for a studio, are out for whatever the latest event picture is, or the must-see stuff. I think it's a different crowd."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"The big tickets come from a much younger audience and a different audience base. The midnight moviegoers were, like, movie fans: people who were either into films or into particular films, and into them in either a sophisticated or a kind of quirky way."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"There's this Hollywood mentality that we have to compete or have effects or have a star... it's hard to get past that stuff."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Hollywood Quotes
"I don't like all the deferential humor, I think it detracts. Laugh with it, not at it."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Humorous Quotes
"If you can keep it together, you can find a way. I've had a tremendous amount of luck, despite all the frustration... I've been able to stay at home, raise a family and live fairly comfortably, not wealthy by any means."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Luck Quotes
"Obviously, we don't have the bucks for big stars, so I'll be saved from having to worry about that. There are a couple of people I'd love to get, Asia Argento being first and foremost. If I could get a couple people like that, I'd be thrilled."
Author: Romero Quotes Category: Worry Quotes

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