Quotations on Audiences

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Obviously, CGI in the last ten years has gone through such leaps and bounds that today, people are looking for these kinds of movies to wow audiences with technology.
- Avi Arad
(Keywords: Movies, Technology, People, Audiences, Today, Years)

Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: History, Work, Thought, Audiences, Film, Will)

I love to play for audiences that are simply made of people rather than so-called special people.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Love, People, Audiences, Play)

I've never worried about what audiences would accept or had a game plan regarding the career. I never had an idea of how I should look to my fans or anybody else.
- Antonio Banderas
(Keywords: Idea, Audiences, Career, Fans)

You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Time, Audiences, Comedy, May, Months)

We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated.
- Brad Bird
(Keywords: Success, People, Hope, Audiences, Want)

This film business, perhaps more so in America than in Europe, has always been about young sexuality. It's not true of theatre, but in America, film audiences are young. It's not an intellectual cinema in America.
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Keywords: Business, America, Audiences, Cinema, Europe, Film, Sexuality, Theatre)

The quality of CGI, audiences are now so used to it. They don't know what is CGI and what is real.
- Jan de Bont
(Keywords: Quality, Audiences, Now)

Cable penetrates 70 percent of American audiences now.
- Tom Brokaw
(Keywords: American, Audiences, Now)

In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.
- Les Brown
(Keywords: Business, People, Audiences, Commerce, Day, Television)

I don't make movies because I think audiences will want to go see them.
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Keywords: Movies, Audiences, Want, Will)

All of the sudden the audiences started getting younger and the spread of the attendance was really wide. I think it's as a result of the records selling more that they started following our careers.
- John Cale
(Keywords: Selling, Audiences, Careers, Result)

I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life.
- Robert Carlyle
(Keywords: Life, Audiences, Balance, Want)

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
- Charlie Chaplin
(Keywords: Movies, Actors, Audiences, Want)

The Supreme Court is having a hard time integrating schools. What chance do I have to integrate audiences?
- Nat King Cole
(Keywords: Time, Audiences, Chance, Court, Schools)

I am just glad that I can take the music to the people who want to hear it. I love my audiences. I am deeply indebted to them for giving me the chance to sing my concerts, make records, and do what I love. Whatever people call it, it is great to have a voice!
- Judy Collins
(Keywords: Love, Music, People, Audiences, Chance, Giving, Want)

The club shows are really intense and powerful, but for a shorter time, and the audiences are in close proximity than when I'm performing at The Palace Theatre.
- Deborah Cox
(Keywords: Time, Audiences, Theatre)

I found out a long time ago that if I didn't have a good story for a song, I could just make one up! Now it seems over half the stories in my show are made up. The funny thing is, those seem to be the ones that resonate the most with the audiences.
- Ronny Cox
(Keywords: Funny, Time, Audiences, Now, Song)

Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.
- Godfried Danneels
(Keywords: Intelligence, Civilization, Audiences, Doubt, Fantasy, Islands)

For an actor, it's great fun to play one of these hungry white sharks. Audiences love to hate them.
- Michael Douglas
(Keywords: Love, Actor, Audiences, Fun, Hate, Play)

I also hope that with the assistance and expertise of Dome Records, that I will be able to further pierce the UK and European market. I really like playing there and I want to do more! I've found that the audiences get quite involved and really listen to what's happening.
- George Duke
(Keywords: Hope, Audiences, Expertise, Want, Will)

Though I am still very vulnerable to audiences - and it happens all the time - where for some reason the energy doesn't connect and, since the film is very personal, obviously I am made to feel very vulnerable by that.
- Atom Egoyan
(Keywords: Time, Audiences, Energy, Film, Reason)

In the West audiences think I am a stereotyped action star, or that I always play hitmen or killers. But in Hong Kong, I did a lot of comedy, many dramatic films, and most of all, romantic roles, lots of love stories. I was like a romance novel hero.
- Chow Yun Fat
(Keywords: Love, Romance, Action, Audiences, Comedy, Play, Romantic)

If something is successful with the audience, it's automatically suspect; the reverse is to say that not to reach audiences is the greatest compliment an artist can receive!
- Carlisle Floyd
(Keywords: Successful, Artist, Audiences, Compliment)

I've been at this for 40 years. And, as an academic, I've been content with relatively small audiences, with the thought that the audience I long for will find its way eventually to what I have written, provided that what I have written is good enough.
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Keywords: Thought, Audiences, Content, Will, Years)

Let's put it this way: art house theaters are vanishing. They have almost disappeared completely, and that means there's a shift in what audiences want to see. And they have to be aware of that and be realistic. It's as simple as that.
- Werner Herzog
(Keywords: Art, Audiences, Want)

Luckily, West End audiences seem to rather like very old people.
- Wendy Hiller
(Keywords: People, Audiences, End, Old)

I think I would say 'The King's Speech' is surprisingly funny, in fact the audiences in London, Toronto, LA, New York commented there's more laughter in this film than in most comedies, while it is also a moving tear-jerker with an uplifting ending.
- Tom Hooper
(Keywords: Funny, Audiences, Ending, Fact, Film, Laughter, London, Speech)

But it has also enabled me to find my feet as a lecturer and a reader of my own plays to audiences who like to hear them; and that experience of immediate appreciation gives greater pleasure and more stimulus towards further activity than even the most laudatory of reviews.
- Laurence Housman
(Keywords: Experience, Appreciation, Audiences, Feet, Pleasure)

People do still cheer for the President. And some of the military audiences are more likely to cheer than others. I have seen him speak lately in front of groups like Freedom House, where the applause was a long time coming.
- Gwen Ifill
(Keywords: Time, People, Applause, Audiences, Freedom, Military, President)

I think that will be a lot of fun for audiences to get the same stream of consciousness that was going through my head at the time. It was very exciting to suddenly recall what I was feeling at the time.
- Roland Joffe
(Keywords: Time, Audiences, Consciousness, Feeling, Fun, Will)

If you check your ego at the door when it comes to comedy, you've got a pretty good shot at making a great movie that you can commit yourself to, you can jump off the proverbial cliff with, and have a great time, and the audiences respond to that.
- Dwayne Johnson
(Keywords: Time, Audiences, Comedy, Ego, Pretty)

Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.
- Allen Klein
(Keywords: Humor, Goal, Audiences, Events, Feeling, Help, Laughter, Pain)

I don't pay attention to target audiences and therefore I often hear that I am a ratings killer, somebody who fundamentally doesn't care whether one person is watching or an entire soccer stadium.
- Alexander Kluge
(Keywords: Attention, Audiences, Care, Soccer)

I've built a solid career there, but America's ten times the size. Now that we're onto the third record, I feel like the stars have aligned and American audiences are embracing my music even more.
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Keywords: Music, America, American, Audiences, Career, Now, Stars)

As the audiences got larger, the participation got larger. And I found myself in Dallas, and 20,000 people were singing 'Madonna Whore' back at me. I thought... this is really a great thing. They wanted to hear it really badly, and here they are.
- Cyndi Lauper
(Keywords: Thought, People, Audiences, Participation, Singing)

He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs, his country songs, that they were great songs. And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found, and he found a tremendous reaction to that.
- Alan Lomax
(Keywords: Father, Audiences, Country, Songs)

I think people in Hollywood are afraid of sentiment because they think audiences will reject it.
- Leonard Maltin
(Keywords: People, Audiences, Hollywood, Sentiment, Will)

One of the things that's clear to me from interviews that I've read is that the more popular successful jazz musicians had audiences above and beyond the music community.
- Branford Marsalis
(Keywords: Music, Successful, Audiences, Community, Jazz, Musicians, Popular)

I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way.
- Paul Mazursky
(Keywords: Movies, Audiences, Hurt, Office, Want, Wonder)

The relationship between the media owner, their relationship isn't strictly with people and audiences. It's also with advertisers, and that's the most relationship in radio; in fact it pays the bills.
- Robert McChesney
(Keywords: People, Audiences, Fact, Media)

Macbeth is a very popular play with audiences. If you want to sell out a theater, just mount a production of Macbeth. It's a short play, it's an exciting play, it's easy to understand, and it attracts great acting.
- Ian McKellen
(Keywords: Acting, Audiences, Play, Popular, Production, Theater, Want)

When we'd suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, 'Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.' As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing.
- Ian McKellen
(Keywords: Management, Performance, Audiences, Judgment, Right, Theatre, Waiting, World)

We showed the industry that female artists could attract the same audiences as the big male stars.
- Sarah McLachlan
(Keywords: Artists, Audiences, Stars)

I think American audiences are quite interesting in that they can handle almost any amount of violence, but the moment the violence becomes sexual violence it immediately becomes an issue.
- Mark Millar
(Keywords: American, Audiences, Violence)

Although his crusade in 1957 occurred at a time in our nation's history when race divided all, Reverend Graham refused to preach in segregated audiences.
- Jerry Moran
(Keywords: History, Time, Audiences, Nation, Race)

My face has changed with the years and has enough history in it to give audiences something to work with.
- Jeanne Moreau
(Keywords: History, Work, Audiences, Years)

It was really strange for me when I started to play concerts in America where the audiences were all sitting down.
- Van Morrison
(Keywords: America, Audiences, Play)

I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.
- Brittany Murphy
(Keywords: People, Audiences, Memories)

I did a long concert tour in England and Denmark and Sweden, and I also sang for the Soviet people, one of the finest musical audiences in the world.
- Paul Robeson
(Keywords: People, Audiences, Denmark, England, World)



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