"I just don't think a giant flaming blob of alien ectoplasm would say that."
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"Sorry - He's changed His mind again. Stripes on the zebra, spots on the giraffe, no stars on the lion and make the elephant bigger and the amoebae smaller."
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"Security? There's a goddam tree in my office."
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Hollywood Think Tank
Tags:hollywood, movie, movie making, movie maker, movie makers, movies, film, films, film making, film makers, film maker, producer, producers, director, directors, studio executives, executives, think tank, brainstorm, brainstorming, idea, ideas, new ideas, new idea, money, guns, sequels, job, jobs, career, careers
"Just got the script from the focus group. Fabulous!"
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"What do I do? I'm a film remaker."
Tags:show business, film business, movie business, film, films, movie, movies, film producer, film producers, movie producer, movie producers, film industry, movie industry, remake, remakes, re-make, re-makes, remade, re-made, sequel, sequels, hollywood, director, directors, film director, folm directors, movie director, movie directors, what do you do, career, careers, pointless career, pointless careers, derivative, copy, copying, copy cat, copy-cat
"Look, I love the city, too, but wouldn't it be cheaper to shoot this in Canada?"
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"His schlock has gravitas."
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"Fortunately, I think we have an extremely accurate copy of it in the museum's gift shop."
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Never Worked in This Town Again
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"O.K. Just make sure no animals are harmed in the exploding-donkey scene."
"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
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"Of course, what I'd really like to do is direct."
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Two chairs on a film set labeled with "Producer" and "Director" next to rows of chairs labeled "Hanger-on"
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"Lights! Camera! Justice!"
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"Thank you, Mr. Mulvaney, but what we're really looking for is someone with talent."
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"We've got kind of a noir thing happening here, Manny. The girlie cigarette doesn't exactly add."
"Why doesn't Ken Burns make a documentary about this?"
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"It's supposed to be a comedy, so I've had Steve, here, red-flag the funny parts."
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"But when Mel Brooks makes fun of everything and everybody the critics cheer!"
"The reason it's going to keep ﬂashing on and off is that we love you, and we want you to love us, too."
Tags:audience, audiences, viewer, viewers, fan, fans, tv, tvs, television, televisions, talk show, talk shows, late night, late night tv, late night television, talk show host, talk show hosts, host, hosts, producer, producers, cameraman, cameramen, lights, camera, action, love, lies, applause, director, directors, studio, studios
Godzilla vs. The Angry Movie Executives
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"Great money scenes!"
"How's this for an idea — the first hundred-million-dollar independent film!"
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Damn it, I am looking pleasant!"
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