Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel. The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk about the same subject matter.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be...
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
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...
John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I...
I had piano lessons when I was a kid, like most people. And hated them,...
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
How does my music connect to an audience? That is just a complete mystery to...
On Being John Malkovich and the cinema of the absurd, I do enjoy it. I...
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.