Taylor Hackford

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Taylor Hackford

Taylor Hackford

And it's a question of how far we're willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world.More Taylor Hackford [08/10/2011 11:08:36]
Because when you have millions of people with this kind of need for gratification, and the culture is saying that it's possible for everyone to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time, there are obviously going to be clashes - clashes of ego.More Taylor Hackford [08/10/2011 11:08:41]
But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is.More Taylor Hackford [08/10/2011 11:08:47]
I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:07]
I feel very comfortable shooting music, and I think you can see that.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:12]
I make films about working class people.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:20]
I really believe you can predict when someone has a great attitude, a real well of talent.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:26]
I try to get the best performance an actor can give.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:32]
If people are worried about the size of their trailers, I kind of say their priorities are off.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:43]
It was the era of Tab Hunter and Rock Hudson; they all had a certain look.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:55]
It's much easier to work with an unknown.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:01]
It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:07]
Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It's an incredible performance.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:12]
Music has always been an important thing to me in my life and understand I've worked in the music business.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:18]
My creative partner is a writer, and he's got an executive producing credit on this film. We've made three films together and I would never underestimate the impact of a writer.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:24]
Ray Charles, in his own way, it's like at the beginning, Ray Charles changed American music, not once but twice.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:37]
Russell Crowe is very difficult, but it's worth it. He's the real thing. I can tell you this. Russell Crowe was just as difficult before he was an international star as he was afterwards.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:43]
Show business is one of those things that people can use to get themselves out of the lower rung of society.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:49]
The director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:19]
The whole concept of the devil is a metaphor on one level.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:32]
This devil loves mankind because men are going to always make the choice that will send him into ascendancy. He's been winning the game for a long time.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:38]
We all get paid very, very well, and we have responsibilities.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:44]
Well I don't think I've scored my life exclusively to Ray Charles.More Taylor Hackford [08/11/2011 12:08:52]
Because when you have millions of people with this kind of need for gratification, and the culture is saying that it's possible for everyone to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time, there are obviously going to be clashes - clashes of ego.More Taylor Hackford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It isn't glamorous until after the film is finished, and you are at the premiere and getting your picture on the cover of magazines.More Taylor Hackford [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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