Alexander Payne – Marketing has supplanted story as…

Marketing has supplanted story as the primary force behind the worthiness of making a film…


“Marketing has supplanted story as the primary force behind the worthiness of making a film, and that’s a very sad thing. It’s film only as a function of consumerism rather than as an important component of our culture, and that’s everywhere around the world.”
-Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne – Even if we die at…

Even if we die at 100, we’re still dying young. I want at least 700…


“Even if we die at 100, we’re still dying young. I want at least 700 years. There’s a lot of travelling and books to read and movies to see. I’m not going to squeeze it all in in 85 years.”
-Alexander Payne