55 Total Quotes

Alex Winter Quotes

The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Culture

I just like movies that somehow expose the world in a way that's different than you imagine it.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Movie

I take a lot from everywhere. I take from music, architecture, novels, and plays. Anywhere that hits you.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Architecture

I'm not trying to be some kind of underground renegade.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Trying

My favorite favorites are people like Bunuel, Fellini and Charlie Chaplin.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #People

Like I said about Freaked, people tend to find these films, and I think that in the end the cool thing about a movie is that it can be sort of burnt temporarily, but then it's burnt into the fabric of your culture.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #People

We're in a time right now where there are so many pretty boy movies and TV shows out, that most of the actors that are in their late 20's are coming from those beefcake TV roles and they just don't have the chops.
Alex Winter
#Movie

[But he isn't exactly sure what the future holds. In the short run, he is writing another script and has talked with Reeves about collaborating again.] I'm happy to just shoot ads and not make another movie for another four years, ... Ideally I'd like to do choice things ... but I'd like to do a lot of them.
Alex Winter
#Future

After living in LA for 8 years, I sort of wanted a change, but there's not much production in New York, which is where I primarily live, so I just sort of drifted over to London.
Alex Winter
#American Actor

Same thing, like my commercials are often times really funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really good amount of time to tell a joke.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Funny

That's the funny thing about Fever, which has been a kind of thorn in our side, although I don't think The Sixth Sense had even come out yet when we shot the movie. My film is so not a whodunit, and it so doesn't have a big surprise ending.
Alex Winter
#Films

The film, even when we were making it in that budget range, which was really a coup - we got it made because we pitched it to the studio head, Joe Roth.
Alex Winter
#American Actor

The talent, the technical facilities, and the intelligence of the people - I just love London.
Alex Winter
#Intelligence

The thing about movies these days is that the commerce end of it is so inflated and financiers are just expecting this enormous return on their investment.
Alex Winter
#American Actor

I'm one of the few people who really like Eyes Wide Shut.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Eyes

I'm really influenced by so many different things.
Alex Winter
#American Actor

It's hard for a hit to be bad for your career.
Alex Winter
#American Actor

They're innocent movies, and they're fun movies and there were no pretensions about 'em.
Alex Winter
#American Actor #Fun

We do live in a time, you know, it's the Land of McDonald's - mediocrity rules.
Alex Winter
#Land

With Fever, the film was so made for the screen, and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film - enormous detail paid to that. I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how it was going to turn out.
Alex Winter
#American Actor

You know, that's the reality, but I always shoot movies for the screen, 'cause that's just the experience that I want to get out of it.
Alex Winter
#American Actor