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A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
Vincent Van Gogh
It's easier to replace a dead man than a good picture.
George Bernard Shaw
My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
If a script comes together, and you end up liking the people who are part of it, that's when you can make magic happen. It's a huge combination of trying to find something you think you can deliver on and a director you think you can collaborate with to make a good picture.
It's far better to shoot a good picture than a good-looking picture.
Beauty is in the character of a person. It's about having an interesting face and about what's inside. Anyone can take a good picture.
The technology is really where all of the changes have taken place, but the fundamentals of a good story being the basis of every good picture, and really the only basis still remains the rule, more so today, I think, because we've unfortunately weaned an audience from birth to kind of mindless movies.
Richard D. Zanuck
Every good picture leaves the painter eager to start again, unsatisfied, inspired by the rich mine in which he is working, hoping for more energy, more vitality, more time - condemned to painting for life.
John French Sloan
A really good picture looks as if it's happened at once. It's an immediate image.
Don't make your living with cinema because Hollywood will take you, will eat you, will destroy you. This is the reality. You have a good picture, have success, you take the person and they destroy you.
When someone says to you, 'Oh, I don't take a good picture,' what they mean is they haven't come to terms with how they look. They take a fine picture, it's just that their image of how they think they look is not in touch with the reality.
A good picture book should have events that are visually arresting - the pictures should call attention to what is happening in the story.
Chris Van Allsburg
I'd much rather turn down a starring role in a bad picture and do a small role in a very good picture.
I have a genuine philosophy. I do not want to make negative pictures about people, and so I do everything I can to help make them feel comfortable in front of the camera. That is what is going to control your picture, because you are alone if your subject is not with you. And that's the simple answer to getting a good picture.
I've certainly always had a very high regard for Botswana and so I paint a very good picture of the country and I've never pretended to be painting an entirely realistic picture.
Alexander McCall Smith
A couple of seats at a good picture house cost comparatively little but give a generous return in the shape of freshened minds and freedom from the worries that even the best regulated homes cannot always avoid.
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