Quotes about Steven Spielberg by Francis Ford Coppola, David Geffen, Philippe Falardeau, M. Night Shyamalan, Elle Fanning, Bob Balaban and many others.
Steven Spielberg is unique. I feel that the kinds of movies he loves are the same kinds of movies that the big mass audience loves. He’s very fortunate because he can do the things he naturally likes the best, and he’s been very successful.
Steven Spielberg and I have tremendous amounts of money.
The first person to make me realize there was someone behind the film was Steven Spielberg.
I grew up watching Steven Spielberg and scary movies.
I was 12 when I did ‘Super 8,’ and when Dakota was 12, she did ‘War of the Worlds.’ Steven Spielberg was involved with both movies, so we both worked with Steven when we were 12.
I loved being in Close Encounters, just to watch Steven Spielberg working was exciting.
My casting in ‘Halo’ produced by Steven Spielberg, which I am doing, is just color-blind casting; Asians have been questioning why best roles should not come to them and I am so happy about this color-blind casting. I am going to be just what I am in that film.
I want to work with Steven Spielberg… whether it is a small role or big in a Hollywood movie, it will be a lifetime experience for me. It will be a dream come true for me. And I always believe that anything can happen in life.
Fear may very well be a caveman fear of the predator, of the giant lizard chasing them – maybe that’s what Steven Spielberg connects with so well in Lost World.
I can’t impress people with the pedigree of obscure French filmmakers that got me into film. It was Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. I really thought I wanted to make dumb action movies.
One evening, Mike Myers and Steven Spielberg were discussing ‘Goldmember,’ and I just happened to joke, ‘If you need a Japanese character, let me know!’ The next day, they called me for audition! I find it’s always helpful to maintain a sense of humour.
Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, you name it – I’m interested. I’m free. I’m looking for acting work. At the same time, you have to find a role you’re right for, and then there’s a slew of other actresses. That’s why I will pursue more directing. It’s like, who needs a boss? I’m right here.
Retaining a child-like sense of wonder is a boon for creative types like Steven Spielberg and J. K. Rowling.
I saw ‘Tintin’ in Europe – it is ‘Indiana Jones’ on steroids. Unbelievable. What a fantastic movie. Steven Spielberg, you rock the house. And working with those young English guys like Edgar Wright, and also Peter Jackson; what a great combination.
I wanted to be Steven Spielberg, Tim Burton, Stanley Kubrick, David Cronenberg, Ridley Scott, James Cameron, and Hitchcock. I’d wanted to be a director since 13, and horror and the suspense thriller were the most powerful genres to me.
Meeting Oprah Winfrey, I cried like a baby. Meeting Steven Spielberg, I cried like a baby. Meeting Denzel Washington, I gushed like a crazy woman. If I don’t get excited or star struck by someone I’ve been dying to meet, it’s time to retire.
My brothers and I came to L.A. as break-dancers when I was about 10, and by the time I was 15, I was working on this really big movie, with Steven Spielberg and Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams.