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Alex Winter
July 17, 1965 -
Nationality: American
Category: Actor
Subcategory: American Actor

Certain remakes are great. Carpenter's The Thing is better than the original.


I'm not saying it isn't frustrating that my films haven't gotten a bigger release, but I'm really happy with them and if you just keep cranking and eventually, if you have a certain sensibility, some of your movies will hit and some just won't.


I take a lot from everywhere. I take from music, architecture, novels, and plays. Anywhere that hits you.


I think movies are good for getting into dream states or exploring weird alternate states of thinking.


I'm really influenced by so many different things.


After living in LA for 8 years, I sort of wanted a change, but there's not much production in New York, which is where I primarily live, so I just sort of drifted over to London.


They're innocent movies, and they're fun movies and there were no pretensions about 'em.


My favorite favorites are people like Bunuel, Fellini and Charlie Chaplin.


Like I said about Freaked, people tend to find these films, and I think that in the end the cool thing about a movie is that it can be sort of burnt temporarily, but then it's burnt into the fabric of your culture.


With Fever, the film was so made for the screen, and there's so much surround sound that was done for the film - enormous detail paid to that. I wasn't thinking video, because I didn't know how it was going to turn out.


I direct a lot of TV commercials and music videos.


The film, even when we were making it in that budget range, which was really a coup - we got it made because we pitched it to the studio head, Joe Roth.


I'm one of the few people who really like Eyes Wide Shut.


Coppola has problems getting financing, so why should I not have problems getting financing.


Same thing, like my commercials are often times really funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really good amount of time to tell a joke.


I just like movies that somehow expose the world in a way that's different than you imagine it.


But it is funny, because I saw Unbreakable recently and it's a strange movie, I didn't mind it, and it's got some interesting things going on.


The thing about movies these days is that the commerce end of it is so inflated and financiers are just expecting this enormous return on their investment.


The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance.


I actually did use to sell shoes.


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