Words to live by?

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail
again. Fail better.”

-Samuel Beckett

The anatomy of moviemaking.

Know your arse from your elbow. And keep your pecker

Listen to intuition.

Always listen to your intuition-that inner voice that’s
telling you what to do.

The trouble with sex scenes.

You know the really weird thing about sex scenes?
Where the fuck do you put the camera? Where’s the point of view
in the sex scene? It’s always really weird when you watch sex scenes
and you get people filmed from [odd angles]. Who is this? Who’s
seeing that?

Steven Spielberg was right.

Wear comfortable shoes. I think Steven Spielberg suggested
to Sam Mendes that he “wear comfortable shoes.” Guess what? He’s