I had piano lessons when I was a kid, like most people. And hated them, like most people. And quit, like most people.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects...
How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to...
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
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.
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
Of all the trees we could've hit, we had to pick one that fights back.
Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was...
Total absence of humor renders life impossible.