Quotations on Hollywood

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Hollywood looks to these young people now to say something to the world. I have nothing against that, I think a lot of people have things to say. But I think you need life experience.
- Sasha Alexander
(Keywords: Experience, Life, People, Hollywood, Nothing, Now, World)

You can take all the sincerity in Hollywood, place it in the navel of a fruit fly and still have room enough for three caraway seeds and a producer's heart.
- Fred Allen
(Keywords: Heart, Hollywood, Sincerity)

Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars.
- Fred Allen
(Keywords: Mistake, People, Hollywood, Stars)

What's really exciting for me is communicating to other people and not just going somewhere to make a movie. That's Hollywood to me and it would mean nothing.
- Alejandro Amenabar
(Keywords: People, Hollywood, Nothing)

Independent films are where you really get to cut your teeth and have some fun and do the things that mainstream Hollywood doesn't want to do.
- Anthony Anderson
(Keywords: Fun, Hollywood, Want)

I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Family, Life, Hollywood, Regret)

Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing.
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Keywords: Being, Hollywood, Nothing, Talking)

Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Keywords: War, Conflict, Hollywood, Training, World, World war)

In Hollywood there are a lot of very insecure men running the business.
- Rosanna Arquette
(Keywords: Business, Men, Hollywood, Running)

In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
- Lauren Bacall
(Keywords: Divorce, Hollywood, Party, Publicity)

If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic.
- Christine Baranski
(Keywords: Movies, People, Hollywood, Privilege, Will, World)

Awards were made in Hollywood, in whatever the time it was created. They're to promote each other's movies. You give me an award, I give you an award and people will believe that we are great movies and they'll go to see them. It's still the same.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Movies, Time, People, Awards, Hollywood, Will)

Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered and the other half are afraid they will be.
- Lionel Barrymore
(Keywords: People, Dying, Hollywood, Will)

It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood became the playground of multinational corporations which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant to their overall activity.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Movies, Corporations, Hollywood, Years)

Hollywood is going to have to find a way of meeting those profit goals.
- Peter Bart
(Keywords: Goals, Hollywood, Meeting, Profit)

I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
- Kim Basinger
(Keywords: Sex, Hollywood, Road, Symbol)

Much of what happens in Love Always is really from overheard conversations in the Russian Tea Room. It's an improvisation of the way certain Hollywood agents think and talk to each other.
- Ann Beattie
(Keywords: Love, Hollywood, Talk, Tea)

I want to see the writers strike because the writers, god bless them, are the only true commies we have in Hollywood.
- Ned Beatty
(Keywords: God, Hollywood, Want, Writers)

I love New York City. Everyone is busy with their own lives - and no one is interested in some Hollywood celebrity walking past in downtown Manhattan.
- James Van Der Beek
(Keywords: Love, Celebrity, Hollywood, Past, Walking)

Hollywood today is all about being consistent. All thinking in mainstream film business takes place in one box.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Business, Being, Film, Hollywood, Thinking, Today)

Hollywood... a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: Success, Time, Health, Failure, Anticipation, Hollywood, Sickness)

I came in on the tail end of the old school of Hollywood.
- Tom Berenger
(Keywords: End, Hollywood, Old, School)

It's not just in Hollywood that women run the risk of being passed by once they reach 50. It happens in real life, too.
- Candice Bergen
(Keywords: Women, Life, Being, Hollywood, Risk)

After 13 years of life on the half shell in Hollywood, I have made a trip where I wasn't a tourist.
- Edgar Bergen
(Keywords: Life, Hollywood, Years)

I think that I used to love Hollywood movies. I remember great phases and moments. But, unfortunately, now is not the moment.
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Keywords: Love, Movies, Hollywood, Moments, Now)

A monoculture is not only Hollywood, but Americans trying to export democracy.
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Keywords: Americans, Democracy, Hollywood, Trying)

Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down.
- Uwe Boll
(Keywords: Money, Movies, Actors, Hollywood, Now, Will)

The only reason I'm in Hollywood is that I don't have the moral courage to refuse the money.
- Marlon Brando
(Keywords: Money, Courage, Hollywood, Reason)

I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s, with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and cliched as Hollywood movies.
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Keywords: Movies, Effect, Fiction, Film, Hollywood, Horror, Writers)

My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually.
- Morgan Brittany
(Keywords: Work, Mother, Dance, Country, Hollywood, Singing)

I can meet any producer in Hollywood and look them in the eye, knowing I didn't sleep with them, or do drugs with them.
- Morgan Brittany
(Keywords: Drugs, Eye, Hollywood, Sleep)

Hollywood people want to build you up and make you famous only to knock you off you're the pedestal they built for you.
- Morgan Brittany
(Keywords: People, Famous, Hollywood, Want)

I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology.
- Gavin Bryars
(Keywords: Technology, Friends, Hollywood, Understanding)

Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth... suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
- Julie Burchill
(Keywords: Fame, Hollywood, Old, Suicide, Youth)

At the end. First start off and do your youth thing In Hollywood and then go to New York later. But it wound up being later, later than I thought it was going to be.
- Delta Burke
(Keywords: Thought, Being, End, First, Hollywood, Youth)

I was supposed to go to drama school and then go to New York and do theatre. But I grew up on all those fabulous movies and had read all the bold Hollywood books, and I thought I just had to take a look.
- Delta Burke
(Keywords: Movies, Thought, Books, Drama, Hollywood, School, Theatre)

My grandmother and I followed my mother here, to a house a block north of Hollywood Boulevard but a million miles away from Hollywood, if you know what I mean. We would hang out behind the ropes and look at the movie stars arriving at the premieres.
- Carol Burnett
(Keywords: Mother, Hollywood, Stars)

I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.
- Ken Burns
(Keywords: Movies, Truth, Drama, Hollywood, Past)

It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage.
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Marriage, Hollywood, Now)

One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?
- James Caan
(Keywords: Son, Thought, Baseball, Eye, Hollywood, Night)

There are MAYBE 30 years worth of ideas out there... watch for the feature version of ER in about 25 years... Hollywood has become hopelessly chained to the bottom line.
- Bruce Campbell
(Keywords: Ideas, Hollywood, Worth, Years)

If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
- Nick Cannon
(Keywords: Business, Entertainment, Hollywood, Want)

Many other movies, but for me The Professionals is the best I did in Hollywood.
- Claudia Cardinale
(Keywords: Movies, Hollywood, professionals)

Hollywood people are filled with guilt: white guilt, liberal guilt, money guilt. They feel bad that they're so rich, they feel they don't work that much for all that money - and they don't, for the amount of money they make.
- Drew Carey
(Keywords: Money, Work, People, Guilt, Hollywood, Liberal)

So I got caught up in the same wave as everybody else and went right out to Hollywood, to make movies.
- Kitty Carlisle
(Keywords: Movies, Hollywood, Right)

Hollywood... was the place where the United States perpetrated itself as a universal dream and put the dream into mass production.
- Angela Carter
(Keywords: Dream, Hollywood, Production, states, United)

In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'.
- Jackie Chan
(Keywords: People, English, Hollywood, Past)

I am a child of Hollywood and dreams. To me, to be on the red carpet is the best place in the world.
- Steven Cojocaru
(Keywords: Dreams, Hollywood, World)

I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read. They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read. I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught.
- Jackie Collins
(Keywords: People, Hollywood, Theory)

I've chosen not to live in Hollywood, and instead I live in Brooklyn, New York. It's how I like to live. I'd rather hang out with my kids and family when I'm not working. Going to premieres is not my idea of a fun night out.
- Jennifer Connelly
(Keywords: Family, Idea, Fun, Hollywood, Kids, Night)



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