Quotations on Audiences

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The difference between critics and audiences is that one is a group of humans and one is not.
- Edward Albee
(Keywords: Audiences, Difference)

If you make a movie about Elizabeth I, how much of the dialogue is her real words? Audiences know when they go see a movie that it is fiction.
- Jean-Jacques Annaud
(Keywords: Audiences, Fiction, Words)

I have spoken to expert audiences occasionally, but then no audience is expert over the whole range of things I want to explore.
- David Antin
(Keywords: Audiences, Want)

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 want to do what I want when I want to do it not be dictated to by audiences.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: Audiences, Want)

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)

Those two songs condense the two albums. They also show what the audiences wanted. I was desperate to keep the band together and find something that the public would like.
- Randy Bachman
(Keywords: Audiences, Public, Songs)

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)

We want to create these dramatic situations, whether they are real or not, to entertain audiences.
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Keywords: Audiences, Want)

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)

Everybody that you could name would join in our audiences from, Laguardia on down. Everybody came. Everybody came to the Cotton Club.
- Cab Calloway
(Keywords: Audiences, Name)

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)

For me to go back and to play for audiences some of whom have been following me for thirty years and some who have found me in the last five or six years, that's really an interesting thing. I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
- David Cassidy
(Keywords: Audiences, Kids, Play, Years)

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

When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were so upset by her behavior, they literally demanded her blood.
- Glenn Close
(Keywords: Audiences, Behavior, Blood)

Audiences always sound like they're glad to see me, and I'm damned glad to see them.
- Claudette Colbert
(Keywords: Audiences, Sound)

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)

But those audiences in Spain, they were just so stoned. I don't like playing to audiences like that because they just don't do anything. I'm up here with my band and we're working really hard and they are just stoned.
- Graham Coxon
(Keywords: Audiences, Spain)

We're making this huge changeover from underground to more mainstream audiences. I don't know if we could ever repeat this type of feeling. We're really excited.
- Jon Crosby
(Keywords: Audiences, Feeling)

You would give up your career if you lost your voice for good, or if the impresarios stopped calling, or the audiences stopped coming. But as long as those things are there, I don't plan to stop. There is nothing that makes me feel better than to be with my public.
- Celia Cruz
(Keywords: Audiences, Career, Nothing, Public, Voice)

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)

We don't care about our audiences that much. We just go out and play.
- Santiago Durango
(Keywords: Audiences, Care, Play)

We're making a commercial Hindi film catering to all types of audiences.
- Sanjay Dutt
(Keywords: Audiences, Film)

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 relate to the audiences and they know me. It's pretty real.
- Steve Forbert
(Keywords: Audiences, Pretty)

If you look at my audiences, even in Europe, they're hardly teenagers.
- Norman Granz
(Keywords: Audiences, Europe, Teenagers)

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)

What I wanted to do was to get that sense of being in touch with this lost world while holding onto what draws readers and audiences there in the first place.
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Keywords: Audiences, Being, First, Sense, World)

Costumes and scenery alone will not attract audiences.
- Anna Held
(Keywords: Audiences, Will)

There are certainly laws and elements that make a film more accessible to mainstream audiences. If you've got Tom Cruise as a strongman, I'm sure it would have larger audiences, but it wouldn't have the same substance.
- Werner Herzog
(Keywords: Audiences, Film, Laws)

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)

Teaching physics at the University, and more general lecturing to wider audiences has been a major concern.
- Antony Hewish
(Keywords: Audiences, Concern, Physics, Teaching, University)

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

The sound is the key; audiences will accept visual discontinuity much more easily than they'll accept jumps in the sound. If the track makes sense, you can do almost anything visually.
- Paul Hirsch
(Keywords: Audiences, Key, Sense, Sound, Will)

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)



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