Don't be too clever for an audience. Make it obvious. Make the subtleties obvious also.
By: Billy Wilder
An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you've got a situation... viewBy: Billy Wilder
I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut... viewBy: Billy Wilder
If there's anything I hate more than being taken seriously, it's being taken too seriously... viewBy: Billy Wilder
An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius... viewBy: Billy Wilder
Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood... viewBy: Billy Wilder