Christopher Nolan Quotes

Top 45 wise famous quotes and sayings by Christopher Nolan

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Christopher Nolan quotes: A camera is a camera, a shot is a shot, how you tell the story is the main thing. A camera is a camera, a shot is a shot, how you tell the story is the main thing.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I never considered myself a lucky person. I'm the most extraordinary pessimist. I truly am. I never considered myself a lucky person. I'm the most extraordinary pessimist. I truly am.
Christopher Nolan quotes: It's certainly difficult to balance marketing a film and putting it out there to everybody with wanting to keep it fresh for the audience. It's certainly difficult to balance marketing a film and putting it out there to everybody with wanting to keep it fresh for the audience.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I think there are advantages to different scales of filmmaking. You wouldn't want to do just one thing. I think there are advantages to different scales of filmmaking. You wouldn't want to do just one thing.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I always thought the joy of reading a book is not knowing what happens next. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) I always thought the joy of reading a book is not knowing what happens next. (Leonard Shelby, Memento)
Christopher Nolan quotes: If I could steal someone's dream myself, I'd have to go for one of Orson Welles. If I could steal someone's dream myself, I'd have to go for one of Orson Welles.
Christopher Nolan quotes: To be honest, I don't enjoy watching movies much when I'm working. They tend to fall apart on me a bit. To be honest, I don't enjoy watching movies much when I'm working. They tend to fall apart on me a bit.
Christopher Nolan quotes: The only job that was ever of interest to me other than filmmaking is architecture. The only job that was ever of interest to me other than filmmaking is architecture.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I'm taking a bit of a wait-and-see attitude towards 3D. I'm taking a bit of a wait-and-see attitude towards 3D.
Christopher Nolan quotes: One of the things you do as a writer and as a filmmaker is grasp for resonant symbols and imagery without necessarily fully understanding it yourself. One of the things you do as a writer and as a filmmaker is grasp for resonant symbols and imagery without necessarily fully understanding it yourself.
Christopher Nolan quotes: You're never going to learn something as profoundly as when it's purely out of curiosity You're never going to learn something as profoundly as when it's purely out of curiosity
Christopher Nolan quotes: I want to be surprised and entertained by a movie, so that's what we're trying to do for the audience. Obviously, we also have to sell the film. I want to be surprised and entertained by a movie, so that's what we're trying to do for the audience. Obviously, we also have to sell the film.
Christopher Nolan quotes: How could you understand? Do you know what it is to be a lover? To be half of a whole? How could you understand? Do you know what it is to be a lover? To be half of a whole?
Christopher Nolan quotes: Every film should have its own world, a logic and feel to it that expands beyond the exact image that the audience is seeing. Every film should have its own world, a logic and feel to it that expands beyond the exact image that the audience is seeing.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I've never read Joseph Campbell, and I don't know all that much about story archetypes. I've never read Joseph Campbell, and I don't know all that much about story archetypes.
Christopher Nolan quotes: Restfully reassured by his new friends, Joseph now nominated God in a new light, 'Man is God hesitant and God is Man hesitantly trying to help. Restfully reassured by his new friends, Joseph now nominated God in a new light, 'Man is God hesitant and God is Man hesitantly trying to help.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I think audiences get too comfortable and familiar in today's movies. They believe everything they're hearing and seeing. I like to shake that up. I think audiences get too comfortable and familiar in today's movies. They believe everything they're hearing and seeing. I like to shake that up.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I have to believe that when my eyes are closed, the world's still there. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) I have to believe that when my eyes are closed, the world's still there. (Leonard Shelby, Memento)
Christopher Nolan quotes: I like films that continue to spin your head in all sorts of different directions after you've seen them. I like films that continue to spin your head in all sorts of different directions after you've seen them.
Christopher Nolan quotes: The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it. The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it.
Christopher Nolan quotes: Heist movies tend to be a bit superficial, glamorous, and fun. They don't tend to be emotionally engaging. Heist movies tend to be a bit superficial, glamorous, and fun. They don't tend to be emotionally engaging.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I will miss the Batman. I like to think that he'll miss me, but he's never been particularly sentimental. I will miss the Batman. I like to think that he'll miss me, but he's never been particularly sentimental.
Christopher Nolan quotes: Film is the best way to capture an image and project that image. It just is, hands down. Film is the best way to capture an image and project that image. It just is, hands down.
Christopher Nolan quotes: The quality of racing continues to excel with starters increasing to 1496,. The quality of racing continues to excel with starters increasing to 1496,.
Christopher Nolan quotes: When I look at a digitally acquired and projected image, it looks inferior against an original negative anamorphic print or an IMAX one. When I look at a digitally acquired and projected image, it looks inferior against an original negative anamorphic print or an IMAX one.
Christopher Nolan quotes: Every Great Story deserves a Great Ending and 'The Dark Knight Rises' is our Attempt to give that GREAT story, a GREAT ENDING. Every Great Story deserves a Great Ending and
'The Dark Knight Rises' is our Attempt to give that GREAT story, a GREAT ENDING.
Christopher Nolan quotes: People want to see something that shows them you can do what you say. That's the trick. People want to see something that shows them you can do what you say. That's the trick.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I've always been a movie guy, movies have been my thing. I love movies, all kinds of movies. I've always been a movie guy, movies have been my thing. I love movies, all kinds of movies.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I like films where the music and the sound design, at times, are almost indistinguishable. I like films where the music and the sound design, at times, are almost indistinguishable.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I think there's a vague sense out there that movies are becoming more and more unreal. I know I've felt it. I think there's a vague sense out there that movies are becoming more and more unreal. I know I've felt it.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I've been interested in dreams since I as a kid and I've wanted to do a film about them for a long time. I've been interested in dreams since I as a kid and I've wanted to do a film about them for a long time.
Christopher Nolan quotes: Revenge is a particularly interesting concept, especially the notion of whether or not it exists outside of just an abstract idea. Revenge is a particularly interesting concept, especially the notion of whether or not it exists outside of just an abstract idea.
Christopher Nolan quotes: I've always believed that if you want to really try and make a great film, not a good film, but a great film, you have to take a lot of I've always believed that if you want to really try and make a great film, not a good film, but a great film, you have to take a lot of risks.
Christopher Nolan quotes: Movie logistics never really allow you to do anything but shoot the way the budget dictates. Movie logistics never really allow you to do anything but shoot the way the budget dictates.
Christopher Nolan quotes: It's not that often that you get to have a large commercial success and then have something that you want to do that you can excite people about. It's not that often that you get to have a large commercial success and then have something that you want to do that you can excite people about.
Christopher Nolan quotes: We shouldn't be chasing other movies, but stay true to the tone of Man of Steel. We shouldn't be chasing other movies, but stay true to the tone of Man of Steel.