When you have children, you always have family. They will always be your priority, your responsibility. And a man, a man provides. And he does it even when he’s not appreciated or respected or even loved. He simply bears up and he does it. Because he’s a man.
Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
Alfred Hitchcock Week
Rear Window, 1954
Cinematography: Robert Burks
Léa Seydoux by Peter Lindbergh for Interview Magazine, September 2014
Crash (David Cronenberg, 1996).
“I’m putting the cast together right now, it’s going to be my most ambitious film, and I’m really just going to go for it. It’s some next level shit. It’s a revenge movie, a sprawling, very intense… I don’t want to give away too much, but we’re probably going to start shooting in Miami after the New Year. I’m goin’ for it.”
Paul Thomas Anderson, Los Angeles, 2004
As new images from Mommy arrive, watch Xavier Dolan discuss making the film, reading every review, a recent nervous breakdown, and more in a 25-minute conversation at TIFF.
x There was a lot of discussion about that and how it would come about. And I had a lot of thought about that. I thought, ‘How would I want that scene conveyed’ and then just let go. I first wanted to respond in a humane way: a person was choking to death, so to stop it the impulse was to help. And then he stops himself because he realizes this is the same person who was just blackmailing him and threatening to expose his whole enterprise and everyone’s life would be turned upside down…
But then I look at her again and I said, 'She's just a girl — she could be my daughter,' so you have an impulse again to do something. But then I think, 'But she's got Jesse on heroin and she's going to kill that boy who I have an affinity for.' So he’s going back and forth and trying to make sense of this whole experience.