Violence is one of the most fun things to watch.
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that's becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
I loved history because to me, history was like watching a movie.
To me, movies and music go hand in hand. When I'm writing a script, one of the first things I do is find the music I'm going to play for the opening sequence
I've always considered myself a filmmaker who writes stuff for himself to do
I'm very happy with the way I write. I think I do it good. But I've never really considered myself a writer.
I steal from every movie ever made
A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.
I actually think one of my strengths is my storytelling.
My parents said, Oh, he's going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor.
Something stopped me in school a little bit. Anything that I'm not interested in, I can't even feign interest.
To be a novelist, all I need is a pen and a piece of paper.