The jarring change going from an urban environment to an extremely remote natural environment is extremely inspiring. It's constantly stimulating, it's like a slap in the face.
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Carter Burwell Quotes
When the systems we expect to help us actually hurt us, we have tragedy.
I like the fact that New York looks a bit backwards, toward the Old World,...
I write music to please myself. Hopefully the director's enjoying it too.
I prefer a life in which we don't take ourselves too seriously.
Connection is what one is after in probably most media, but certainly in film, which...
I don't find myself lobbying for projects. Filmmakers almost always come to me.
There is not much irony when people are being happy on screen.
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives...
I think being a little nuts is helpful.
Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.
I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance...
I just love the sheer mess of New York.
Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that...
I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something...
John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James...
Big Sur is at the end of the continent. It attracts really crazy people.
I like business and personal life to be distinct.
Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not...
I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really...
I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in...