Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which is an immersive medium.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to...
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult...
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is...
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...