Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be...
The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something...
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.