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Angelina wanted to make sure that any fighting in the movie would be comparable to any male actor. Everything from stick fighting to horse riding was real to her.
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As a director, you try to find what is creative.
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Being in an area of the planet where scientists believe mankind started is quite amazing.
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I had a very strong-willed mother, who I totally adored. She was always in control of her life.
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I really believe action will always be there and will never disappear.
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I think any movie you do is a risk. At the same time, you have to fight for your movie. Nobody's out to make a bad movie.
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I think the audience would like to see movies that are stunning to watch. I really think they'd like to see spectacles.
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I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in my movies that people tend to overlook. A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters.
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I think they're going to hold back a little bit on the CGI. The depth and physical quality of a movie will be more complex.
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I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work.
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I think you have to know and care about the character. You have to have a character that feels contemporary, and like a real person.
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In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie, which is unfair. We didn't have the rights to the movie. I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would have been legal infringement.
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In the sequence where they fly off the Hong Kong building, everybody is convinced it has to be CGI or a composite shot, but that's all real.
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It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel. The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
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Lara Croft is such a strong individual, she's very driven, she doesn't need a man, she's speaks her own mind, and that she's in control of her own life. It's a lot of what women want and have.
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One of the most amazing locations I've ever been is the top of the volcano in Tanzania, Africa. It's an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day.
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Summer movies are spectacles; that's what you pay 10 dollars to see. You want to get teased by effects sometimes. I think that will never stop.
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The action is spectacular, but it's not the only thing. I always try to give humanity and soul to the characters.
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The bad guys are not typical; they are not just bad, they are interesting. They might be good or bad.
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The quality of CGI, audiences are now so used to it. They don't know what is CGI and what is real.
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There is a strong Asian influence in Tomb Raider 2. We all enjoyed being in Hong Kong and filmed great sequences there.
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This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge. It's quite exhausting.
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We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
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We sometimes do things that we think, Oh, I never knew I could do that. If you create that type of character, it's fun to see people do that.
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We're all complex human beings, and if some of that complexity shows through, I think it's advantageous for the movie.
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When I heard about the first Tomb Raider, I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that. When I was approached for the second film, I was delighted.
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