Quotations by Tim Reid

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Born: Tuesday, December 19, 1944
Profession: Actor
Nationality: American

A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Experience, Film)

Black people don't even question things any more, they simply follow the lead.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: People, Question)

How did we suddenly become entranced with gangster culture? I saw it this morning on campus. When did the black community say we should all look like criminals?
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Community, Culture)

Just having hope ain't going to cut it. You've got to have hope, passion and skills.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Hope, Passion)

Ninety percent of the time, you're going to hear no. It took me seven years to make 'Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored.' Nobody wanted to see the movie made. I got the movie made.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Time, Years)

The business is so upside down now. It's not just about the bling-bling.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Business, Now)

When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I'm trying to determine who's leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Positive, Being, Culture, Media, Trying, Want)

Why would you create a movie for black people if you don't understand the history and perspective of the people you are doing it for? You need historical perspective to make sound decisions.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: History, People, Decisions, Perspective, Sound)

Young kids are taking Viagra, ecstasy. They even want instant sex.
- Tim Reid
(Keywords: Sex, Ecstasy, Kids, Want)

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