All pleasure is tension and release.
There are two types of people in the world: those who divide things into two and those who don’t
A play (movie) begins when a world in an uneasy state of equilibrium is broken into by an event.
Our personal narratives are constructed of narratives. Our consciousness is a collection of narratives.
Myths are public dreams; dreams are private myths.
(Poetic Faith) “the willing suspension of disbelief” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
With a documentary, the willing suspension of disbelief is that we are not suspending our disbelief.
Theatre is once. Film is ”forever”.
All narratives exist in three times: the time they are about; the time they are authored; the present time of the audience watching NOW.
Acting is telling the truth with a straight face.
The fundamental relationship on stage is actor-audience. In film, it is actor-camera.
Theatre is space, film is shadows.
There is a difference between soccer and baseball, between action and excitement.
Too much of a good thing is a bad thing.
“You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in” – Arlo Guthrie
“Tell all the Truth but tell it slant—
Success in Circuit lies.” — Emily Dickenson