Music is the subliminal connecting adhesive in film, or at least in narrative feature films.
Quote by Carter Burwell
Carter Burwell Quotes
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that...
The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It...
Performing written music, even when I've written it, is not very interesting to me.
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something...
Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
All my music is very simple in that melody is usually clearly stated.
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
If someone suddenly lost their director the day before shooting and wanted me to step...
I almost never try to make the audience comfortable. I wouldn't want that if I...
John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I...
I like business and personal life to be distinct.