Quentin Tarantino Quotes
To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence.
Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty much tell their story any way they saw fit. And that's what I'm trying to do.
My mom took me to see Carnal Knowledge and The Wild Bunch and all these kind of movies when I was a kid.
Movies are not about the weekend that they're released, and in the grand scheme of things, that's probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.
Movies are my religion and God is my patron. I'm lucky enough to be in the position where I don't make movies to pay for my pool. When I make a movie, I want it to be everything to me; like I would die for it.
It's very important that every movie I do makes money because I want the people that had the faith in me to get their money back.
I've always thought my soundtracks do pretty good, because they're basically professional equivalents of a mix tape I'd make for you at home.
I'm not a Hollywood basher because enough good movies come out of the Hollywood system every year to justify its existence, without any apologies.
I'm a big collector of vinyl - I have a record room in my house - and I've always had a huge soundtrack album collection. So what I do, as I'm writing a movie, is go through all those songs, trying to find good songs for fights, or good pieces of music to layer into the film.
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
I just grew up watching a lot of movies. I'm attracted to this genre and that genre, this type of story, and that type of story. As I watch movies I make some version of it in my head that isn't quite what I'm seeing - taking the things I like and mixing them with stuff I've never seen before.
I have loved movies as the number one thing in my life so long that I can't ever remember a time when I didn't.
I always do an all-night horror marathon on Saturdays where we start at seven and go until five in the morning.