"For his next picture, my client wants creative control, script approval, and a percentage of the gross. Is that clear?"
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"It's like 'Family Circus' meets 'The Wire,' but on a cruise ship."
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"I couldn't tell if it was a fable or it was badly written."
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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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"Which should we go see: the straight romantic comedy where the heroine's best friend is a gay man, or the gay romantic comedy where the hero's best friend is a straight woman?"
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"Now, for God's sake, leave the irony to the people who can handle it."
Write a Screenplay
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"The studio's asked me to see if I can dumb down some Danielle Steel."
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"We are in the bear's house. Goldilocks has just eaten a bowl of porridge. Papa Bear enters."
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"If Neil Simon's going to keep writing them, we're going to keep seeing them."
LATE NIGHT WITH DAVID MAMET
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"Hello. I'm director Bob ('Blue Fires') Munsey and this is screenwriter Doris ('Highway to Nowhere') Winslow."
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Blank Books, Blank Screenplays
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Good Cop/Hollywood Cop: "Confess or my partner will make you read his screenplay."
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"Jessica has an idea about going to the beach that she'd like to pitch you."
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"It turns out that if you give 100 monkeys 100 typewriters, eventually they'll turn out the work of Tarantino."
"He's done it your majesty! He's turned lead into a screenplay!"
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Look, Mr. Frodo--a plot device!
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Dustin Lance Black
"Damn it, Eddie, you told me this script was stupid."
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"It's a narrative I didn't intend."
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