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a c a d e m y

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Movie PEOPLE

These are film actors, actresses, directors, anyone in a more real perspective

12"x12"

chloe grace moretz

"no matter how big you are in the business, at the end of the day it's still work"

chloe grace moretz

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a portrait closer to caricature

ving rhames

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ving rhames

"the only difference between working on a huge-budget film and a lesser-budget film is the quality of lunch and dinner"

jack nicholson

"i don't want to be a product of my environment, i want my environment to be a product of me"

striped jack nicholson in red and yellow

stripe jack nicholson

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lionel barrymoore

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lionel barrymoore

"i can remember when nobody believed an actor and didn't care what he believed"

bob hoskins

"if you are going to do a fi properly you have to give yourself completely to it"

bob hoskins

wallace shawn

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wallace shawn

"i was making my living from a joke about my appearance that i didn't understand, and in a way still don't, because when i look in a mirror it doesn't seem funny to me"

leo mckern

"i consider that my best performance ever was as peer gynt"

mckern

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john waters

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john waters

"i would take LSD and say, "let's watch berman movies"

richard e grant

"you finish a movie and you think, there, you've done it, really well, or best as you can, but if you watch it, you see it was just bollocks"

richard e grant

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jean simmons

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jean simmons

"every actress has to face the facts there are younger, more beautiful girls behind you. once you've gone beyond the vanity of the business, you'll take on the tough roles"

john c reilly

"acting's all about the confidence you exude, especially on film. i mean, nervousness isn't attractive in anyone, but a film camera will seek it out and punish you"

john c reilly

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jk simmons

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j k simmons

"there are no two words in the english language more harmful than good job"

michael caine

"i have never seen it (jaws 4) but by all accounts it is terrible. however, i have seen the house that it built and it is terrific"

michael caine

blue marilyn

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marilyn monroe

"hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul"

joan blondell

"i don't know what the secret to longevity as an actress is... maybe it's the audience seeing itself in you"

every sip is a holiday

blondell sips

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green gerard depardeau

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gerard depardieu

"if cinema is a woman then certainly there are many shores"

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Movie characters

These are film actors, actresses, directors, anyone in a more real perspective

12"x12"

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noomi rapace is very punk

lizbeth salander

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pennywise the clown from it movie illustration

Pennywise

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bill skarsgard

"i'm constantly embarrassed at the level of attention actors get and the level of money that we get. it's completely disproportionate"

max von sydow

"i'm getting too old to really play some parts, but i'm still greedy"

max von sydow in an iconic role

Ming the merciless 80s movie version

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russia house

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john le carre

"having your book turned into a movie is like seeing your oxen turned into bullion cubes"

stanely kubrick

"a film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. it should be a progression of moods and feelings. the theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later"

movie illustration of alex in clockwork orange

clockwork orange

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indy jones

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harrison ford

"i don't want to be a movie star. i want to be in movies that are stars"

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movie scenes

images derived from sequences from some of my favorite films and requests from the audiene (that’s you)

12"x12"
he has a need for speed

top gun iceman cometh

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val kilmer

"i don't make any pretense about being normal. i'm not"

tsui hark

"wuxia culture is like another dimension that provides us with strong emotion, strong passion"

two chinese warriors in love

A Chinese ghost story

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the crystal says it is time to die

Logan's run crystal

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michael york

"i think that you have to believe in your destiny; that you will succeed, you will meet a lot of rejection and it is not alsways the straight path. there will be detours - so enjoy the view"

sidney poitier

"acting isn't a game of "pretend". it's an excercise in being real"

you can see without your eyes

a patch of blue

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guys and dolls

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frank sinatra

"take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again"

peter weir

"normally as a director, you do look at other films and things that are relevant. but with this film, it became impossible because i became so aware of the camera placement."

haunting film from australia

pile on at hanging rock

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credit sequence

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