Steven Soderbergh Quotes

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Steven Soderbergh quotes: When you're sent something and read it, either you can see it while you read it, or you can't. When you're sent something and read it, either you can see it while you read it, or you can't.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: In nature, if a cell gets too big, it divides. You can't come up with a set of rules that's going to work for 350 million people. You're just not. In nature, if a cell gets too big, it divides. You can't come up with a set of rules that's going to work for 350 million people. You're just not.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Another thing that really excites me: I'd like to do multiple versions of the same film. Another thing that really excites me: I'd like to do multiple versions of the same film.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I suppose I could try to be some avant-garde artist if I wanted to, but that doesn't interest me as much. I suppose I could try to be some avant-garde artist if I wanted to, but that doesn't interest me as much.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: People like Chris Nolan are shooting isolated sequences in IMAX. Those cameras are the size of a Volkswagen. People like Chris Nolan are shooting isolated sequences in IMAX. Those cameras are the size of a Volkswagen.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: The key is, how do you feel with the one asshole? They cannot be talked to. That's why they are assholes. The key is, how do you feel with the one asshole? They cannot be talked to. That's why they are assholes.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: You're being mean to someone who's helping you. What is that? Everyone knows who the assholes are, and I avoid them. You're being mean to someone who's helping you. What is that? Everyone knows who the assholes are, and I avoid them.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: What are the stories you want people to tell about you? What are the stories you want people to tell about you?
Steven Soderbergh quotes: It's become absolutely horrible the way the people with the money decide they can fart in the kitchen. It's become absolutely horrible the way the people with the money decide they can fart in the kitchen.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: That's why my attitude, even on my larger-scale movies, is to make them cheap. The less these things cost, the better for everybody. That's why my attitude, even on my larger-scale movies, is to make them cheap. The less these things cost, the better for everybody.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: "A meteor hits planet Earth" - that's a story idea but that doesn't give me any indication of what the character is. "A meteor hits planet Earth" - that's a story idea but that doesn't give me any indication of what the character is.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths, and minimizing their weaknesses. And they all have strengths and weaknesses. I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths, and minimizing their weaknesses. And they all have strengths and weaknesses.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I have a friend whose theory is that you're from wherever you went to high school. I think that's mostly true. I have a friend whose theory is that you're from wherever you went to high school. I think that's mostly true.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Never had a cup of coffee in my life. Dr Pepper is my caffeine delivery system of choice. Never had a cup of coffee in my life. Dr Pepper is my caffeine delivery system of choice.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: My working life is me doing what I want to do. This is that. I've made movies that people don't go to see. My working life is me doing what I want to do. This is that. I've made movies that people don't go to see.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: The traditional models for success are just also disappearing. The traditional models for success are just also disappearing.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I'm probably more character-driven than plot-driven. It's rare for me to attach myself to an idea for a story. I'm probably more character-driven than plot-driven. It's rare for me to attach myself to an idea for a story.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I'm a grinder. I'll beat you because I will not sleep. I'm a grinder. I'll beat you because I will not sleep.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Anytime you've got something that can take you into the political realm then you've opened up the conversation a lot. Anytime you've got something that can take you into the political realm then you've opened up the conversation a lot.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Truth and facts have to trump partisanship. There has to be something that's true regardless of what your angle is on it. Truth and facts have to trump partisanship. There has to be something that's true regardless of what your angle is on it.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I find myself in situations a lot where I have to say to someone, "This can be better," and it's hard to say that. I find myself in situations a lot where I have to say to someone, "This can be better," and it's hard to say that.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: There's a difference between failures and things that are bad. There's a difference between failures and things that are bad.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: It's a weird thing to say, but it would appear to me axiomatic that if you understood fully what I was doing and appreciated it, you would like it. It's a weird thing to say, but it would appear to me axiomatic that if you understood fully what I was doing and appreciated it, you would like it.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I'm always a little unnerved when I see a show that's set in the past that implies in any way that things were nicer then. I'm always a little unnerved when I see a show that's set in the past that implies in any way that things were nicer then.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: To me the director's job is to leave it in better shape than you found it, literally. To me the director's job is to leave it in better shape than you found it, literally.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I'm very comfortable with failure. I'm very comfortable being the guy who disappoints people. I'm very comfortable with failure. I'm very comfortable being the guy who disappoints people.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I make every movie like it's the last one. "If this was the last movie, what decision would I make?" That's how I make my decisions. I make every movie like it's the last one. "If this was the last movie, what decision would I make?" That's how I make my decisions.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Reality shows are all the rage on TV at the moment, but that's not reality, it's just another aesthetic form of fiction. Reality shows are all the rage on TV at the moment, but that's not reality, it's just another aesthetic form of fiction.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I'm not a snob. If I feel like there's a star that's the best person for that role, then that's who I get. I'm not a snob. If I feel like there's a star that's the best person for that role, then that's who I get.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: The key is, if you're not monkeying around with the script, then everything usually goes pretty well. The key is, if you're not monkeying around with the script, then everything usually goes pretty well.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: We all get outraged by things and there are things that make us angry and maybe for a while we get angry enough to actually go do something about it. We all get outraged by things and there are things that make us angry and maybe for a while we get angry enough to actually go do something about it.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I'm still very affected and moved by their music - maybe in a way that's different from someone who grew up around it. I'm still very affected and moved by their music - maybe in a way that's different from someone who grew up around it.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Making a film that's supposed to be fun to watch is really hard - that's the weird irony of it. Making a film that's supposed to be fun to watch is really hard - that's the weird irony of it.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: Your take on things is what is either going to make you somebody people talk about or no. Your take on things is what is either going to make you somebody people talk about or no.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: A real explosion is not only much more fun to shoot, it also helps the actors and creates an energy on set and ultimately in the scene. A real explosion is not only much more fun to shoot, it also helps the actors and creates an energy on set and ultimately in the scene.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I recently decided that I'm not an originator. I'm a synthesist. I recently decided that I'm not an originator. I'm a synthesist.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: You can't get good at anything unless you do it day in and day out, over and over. You can't get good at anything unless you do it day in and day out, over and over.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I like a lot of different kinds of movies, I like a lot of different kinds of paintings. I like a lot of different kinds of movies, I like a lot of different kinds of paintings.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: My father, who was the one who really got me hooked on movies, liked all kinds of films, and I saw all kinds of films at a very young age. My father, who was the one who really got me hooked on movies, liked all kinds of films, and I saw all kinds of films at a very young age.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I stopped reading reviews about my own movies. I read stuff about other people's movies. I stopped reading reviews about my own movies. I read stuff about other people's movies.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I tend to be drawn more to people than pure story ideas. I tend to be drawn more to people than pure story ideas.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: But my sense in talking to people when I travel is that the film business is not that dissimilar from a lot of other businesses. But my sense in talking to people when I travel is that the film business is not that dissimilar from a lot of other businesses.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: The ought to be a worldwide cultural taskforce that just stops you when you have ideas like combining The Red Desert with an armored car heist movie. The ought to be a worldwide cultural taskforce that just stops you when you have ideas like combining The Red Desert with an armored car heist movie.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: All human interaction, you can break it down to incentives. All relationships, at some level, are transactional. They're fascinated with incentives. All human interaction, you can break it down to incentives. All relationships, at some level, are transactional. They're fascinated with incentives.
Steven Soderbergh quotes: I like to make all kinds of movies. I'd do 'Ocean's Thirteen' with the right script. I like to make all kinds of movies. I'd do 'Ocean's Thirteen' with the right script.