New Yorkers may think they're on some cutting edge, but that's not especially true. It is, however, the most exciting heterogeneous mess of a town I've ever seen.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
I have always loved Scottish music - all sorts of Celtic, Gaelic music.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
I had piano lessons when I was a kid, like most people. And hated them,...
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
If not bliss, ignorance can at least be fun.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult...
Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.
A carefree quality is a whole aspect of life that I will never understand. I...
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...
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.
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...