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Ridley Scott Quotes

A hit for me is if I enjoy the movie, if I personally enjoy the movie.

And anyway, it's only movies. to stop me I think they'll ahve to shoot me in the head.

And I maintain good relationships with all the studios so I've never been bullied into any cut, frankly.

Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction. It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction, urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that area because I feel I've done it.

But Gladiator is one of my favourite adventures because I really loved going into the world. I loved creating the world to the degree where you could almost smell it.

Cast is everything.

Digital is a different world because you are sitting at home and a hi tech piece of equipment today is within reach of most people, so they are watching a pretty hi tech version of whatever you've done.

Do what you haven't done is the key, I think.

Good FBI officers are not noticeable. You would never look at them.

I do a pretty good job at casting actually.

I don't ever blink, honestly.

I get so used to working with writers that my prime occupation is development.

I knew exactly what to do on Alien, it was funny.

I think if I'm going to do a science fiction, I'm going to go down a new path that I want to do.

I think one of the successes of Gladiator is how we manage to turn on a dime the character from one thing to another where you believe he is one thing and he is something very different.

I was always amazed about how much I could finally squeeze into a thirty second commercial.

I watched Someone to Watch Over Me the other night. I thought it was a really good movie. It's a great movie.

If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.

It's everything and I always make decisions about the cast.

Life isn't black and white. It's a million gray areas, don't you find?