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A lot of things just aren't true any more.
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Great things that can happen when you're doing a movie.
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Having a problem in your film happens a lot. Having to deal with a serious problem happens sometimes. Having to deal with a problem with your film under a glare of publicity as you're dealing with the problem was murder.
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I always intend to do it quickly, I always intend to write it quickly. And it's always a year later after I say that. I can't quite figure it out myself. It stopped bothering me.
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I do have an idea what I'm going to do next, and I never had an idea this early in the game about what I'm going to do next.
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I don't know a part where people looked at more countries, let alone cities, for the right girl.
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I felt like I had a road to just do it better on my act.
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I guess I didn't look as enthusiastic as I should have when a guy tells me he's in love.
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I had a marketing idea that everybody hated, decency is sexy.
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I have a lot of nightmares.
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I just finished this movie two days ago and it's weird.
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I look at the Mary Show or if I look at Taxi, this is five years of my life, seven years of my life, this is the block you grew up on, these shows, and you have formed great relationships with the people.
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I love it if comedy reflects real life, because to me it's more reassuring that we'll get through.
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I love romantic comedy, but I think you have to have another idea that you're chasing along with romantic comedy.
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I made some choices that might not have been great choices, I stayed with acting over singing. I think a good movie came out of it.
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I need Prince to give me the rights. I wanted to do a story about my experience making the film, and that first preview which was so terrible that night, and that would be part of the documentary.
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I spent two years telling studio heads that it wasn't a cancer picture. I hate cancer pictures. I don't want to see a cancer picture. There is only one thing worth saying about cancer, and that is that there are human beings in cancer wards.
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I tend to take about a year to write a script.
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I think television keeps on being a place where writers can go and if they're successful they can have their way and they can have creative freedom.
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I think the percentage of films where a guy or a woman gets to try something that's not tried and true, will lessen because it's so expensive to make them and market them.
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I think you have a pact with an audience in every picture, and I think the pact is to try and be truthful and to be real.
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I took some time out for life.
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I value comedy. I value somebody who can be funny.
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I was raised by such a group of women, you know. I grew up with a mother and an older sister. My mother had two sisters.
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I'm always looking for when it gets outside me, when it's not inside me.
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I'm big on research.
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I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens.
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If everything in a movie is much better than what happens to us in life and everything has a happy ending, it's not a real great message to us that we'll make it with our lives.
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If I work very hard, I begin to see some movie out there.
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If somebody has an idea I'll try it no matter who-instead of having a long discussion about it, I say let's try it.
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If somebody told me tomorrow that I had to go back and do a light romantic comedy, I'd love to do it.
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If you do two pictures every three years you're pretty smooth, you get your act together and it's easier to get continuity of people and everything.
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If you have a series and you get a rating, nobody's going to comment on your script. You can do the script you want, you can run your show.
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It was always an experience of a musical that with five people in a room, it worked.
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Kids are always great because they always make everything fresh that you're working with.
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Kids in general make things fresh and alive and they have this great appreciation for, Holy mackerel, we're making a movie!
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Media reporting denied privacy to anybody doing what I do for a living. It was no longer possible to work on your picture in privacy.
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Movies, the stakes are getting so high and the competition so great and you open and you have a minute and a half to make it or not.
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Once you do a religiously Hispanic story, you start to talk to people. I think My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a great example of that.
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Simpsons is a great, fun culture, and everybody just cares so much in not letting it slip, so it's not like lazy work. It's active work.
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Sometimes I've done two shows at once.
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Sometimes the battle is to make it a little more personal to you to really get into it, and sometimes the battle is to make it less personal to you so you can get more objectivity.
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The expectation must be much higher for audiences when they have to wait a few years.
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The humanity is out there. It is like a lesson.
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The idea of the movie is that all of us who ran the show at one point and who have been there from the beginning come together as the writing team. That's the idea of it.
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The idea that you're rusty a little bit has its own energy in it.
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There's always a chance that a book comes along. I've done adaptations too.
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Things get very distorted when you do a movie, weirdly so.
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Tone is up for grabs in what we do - what's the tone of the scene.
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Two of my colleagues on Taxi who went on to do Cheers said... they knew Ted was a candidate for Sam.
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We're going to put some fake plots out there just to make it interesting.
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What does it mean for an actor to make a part his own? It means that he takes on what you had intended and starts to put in his own stuff so that it becomes something that could only happen if he played it.
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What I always look for is, this isn't my movie.
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When you work alongside somebody day in and day out, the relationships tend to be wonderful, they're lifelong.
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You become so obsessed, and that's not a bad thing for a movie. Serve it with that sense that it's the whole world.
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