A really good honest article. I do believe to an extent that too much respect can work the same way.
I think the biggest fear of all is being absolutely alone in your craft, not particularly knowing how to measure yourself from one day to the other or what the future will bring, but still trying to get on with it.
That's a relief, I thought he was going to name five of his own films.
Brian, your trailer is supposed to entice the film but you have given away key scenes. Humbly suggest you recut the trailer to include some dialogue and maybe show a weapon raised instead of all the deaths themselves.
I recall one of the Dirty Harry films when they knock on the door of a flat and shout, "Open up !" The answer comes, "Fuck you !" and a shotgun fires from inside the door. Quite shocking for the time, and good stuff to this day. There is a lot more to this than just grabbing a DSLR and trying to mimick Tarantino with lots of swearing, a bit like the ratio of so many sh*t horror films to every good one.
I'm an ethnic Pakistani from the UK, born in the UK, but my mother is originally from a village in Pakistan. I think she would be offended by many F- words, but oddly enough, I once walked into the living room and she was watching a film on TV. She turned to me and calmly said, "He just beat up a man and urinated on him so I wanted to see what happened next". I guess it's a cultural acceptances thing...
Did I miss a joke somewhere - where do the wasabi rice crackers at 1:50 fit into the picture (literally) ? And notice the Sony's - cough - refined film grain after the underexposed footage is corrected, proving the Sony blows away the Red.