The world in quotes:
“It’s the big action ones or the ones with Will Ferrell. In those you howl for two hours and you feel like you get a six-pack [of ab muscles] from all the laughs!”
–California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on his moviegoing choices, at the LA Times.
“I’d love to say that I invented and meticulously crafted that. But it was entirely Mike Judge’s creation. Again, it was me being a halfway decent mimic. It’s based on a cartoon Mike did in the early ’80s, where the only two characters were Lumbergh and Milton, and Mike did the voice. So I saw it before I met him for the part. So I just went in doing an imitation of Mike, and he seemed to like that.”
–Gary Cole on the creation of “Office Space”‘s Bill Lumbergh, Onion AV Club.
” ‘The Love Guru’ didn’t work well because Mike Myers addresses a teenage audience, and he was trying to mix it up with metaphysics. Humor mixed with spirituality can work, if it’s done well. But frankly speaking, this was not a good attempt.”
–Deepak Chopra on why “The Love Guru” didn’t work, at MTV.
“Samantha Morton, of course.”
–Emily Watson on who would play her in a film of her life, at Guardian. In “Synecdoche, New York,” she plays the actress hired to play Samantha Morton’s character. You know?
[Photo: Woody Allen filming “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” Weinstein Company, 2008]