Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.
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On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not...
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage...
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.