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'Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.'


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'Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.'


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'I'm one of those people who is actually inspired by a deadline. I might not sleep for many days on end, it may not be good for my health, but it definitely helps.'


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'Even if I went off to some other career, I hope I would still be doing Coen films.'


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'Any film which views the darker side of life, which is death with a sense of humor, is very much to my taste.'


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'The flow of Guiness into the studio was inspirational as well as nutritive.'


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'Learning how to improvise really awakened my interest in music.'


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'John Barry was my hero when I was about 13. His scores to the James Bond movies were the scores of my life back then.'


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'Hopefully each film can be given a musical voice of its own, which is not to say that the instrumentation is always unique, but that the relationship between the sound and the image is unique.'


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'I think I've only done one horror movie, Psycho III. That was a walk in the park compared to a romantic comedy.'


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'In mainstream romantic comedies, I'm usually tearing my hair out. It's just a devastatingly difficult genre for me.'


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'I would like to do a science fiction film some day. Star Wars seems really to have destroyed the genre, which at one time offered great musical opportunities.'


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'Death is always around the corner, but often our society gives it inordinate help.'

 

 

 

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