Directors, producers can make you look good or make you look bad.
I'd like to do a romantic comedy.
I think they are very important because westerns have a code and a symbolism. Aaron Eck
I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that's what I'm always looking for, a director that's going to help me go places I've never been before.
He came prepared to play. He fulfilled the author's intention. It's his movie. He's the man in it.
I would like to direct.
The only morality in a cruel world is chance.
Filmmaking is a difficult process. There are the logistics of making a film. You have to do your part, and then change the entire thing around to do someone else's part. A lot of the magic is lost, in between that, and you have to figure out how to get it back.
If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.
It's mostly done with smiles and being very enthusiastic. No matter what you're saying, if you're doing it in a likable enough way, they'll forgive you.
Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures.
I think America right now is looking for somebody who appeals to every faction.
I like doing movies with kids in them, and you're explaining things. They're teaching you and you're teaching them, and the audience can loop through that.
A film has its own life and takes its own time.
There are different reasons to make movies. Aaron Eckhar
Some movies get rushed out right after you make them and I'm not always happy with that.
I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa.
But I guess I like playing flawed guys 'cause it gives a place for the characters to go.
I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa. Aaron Eck
I always ask, why can't I be just like Cary Grant or something. Aaron Eckhart
I mean, the problem is, I think I'm a great writer. Aaron Eckhar
I have a dog and sometimes I'll be the littlest kid with my dog and marvel at his ears and his nose and how he looks at me. If he died, I'd bawl like a baby.
It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go, I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, all the great actors that I've worked with... Sir Ben Kingsley.
I think people could come out of this movie thinking, although all of these are very serious subjects, (political) spin is very serious because the truth is more important than the spin. But sometimes spin becomes the truth, or that's the perception.
I've not made a career of being physical in my movies, but I love sports. I'm a very physical guy.
There were times on the movie where I did something one way and said, `No, Jason, I think it's better this way,' and he would say, `Aaron, I know comedy. Do it this way.'
I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point. Aaron Eckhar
But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.
Funerals are important rituals. They don't just recognize that a life has ended; they recognize that a life was lived.
I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.