When I was small, in the early ’70s, my mother took me to see ‘Cooley […]
We have these rules, the ‘hero rules.’ Like, a hero doesn’t slouch. A hero walks […]
There’s this guy: his name, Sedik Ali. He’s like the African Kurosawa. You know how […]
The plain truth is, ‘Fruitvale Station’ was made totally outside the Hollywood studio system, and […]
The more people who see a film, the more life it has. But I don’t […]
The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors.
The cinema saved me from being a delinquent. I could have been, but I didn’t […]
Producing, in television, we’re in the business of voyeurism.
One of the biggest regrets of my whole career was turning down an offer to […]
Now, I’m so relaxed that I have to make myself nervous. I feel better when […]