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
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something...
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not...