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It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld.
Freud was a hero. He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors. He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which turned these terrors to stone.
R. D. Laing
Mars has long exerted a pull on the human imagination. The erratically moving red star in the sky was seen as sinister or violent by the ancients: The Greeks identified it with Ares, the god of war; the Babylonians named it after Nergal, god of the underworld. To the ancient Chinese, it was Ying-huo, the fire planet.
What I like about the 'Underworld' thing is that it's a mix of cool genres, as well as creating its own message.
In China the underworld and officialdom have interpenetrated and become one. Criminal elements have become officialized as officials have become criminalized.
The primary school I attended in Shanghai was a very liberal one, established by scholars who had return from an education in France. The children of leading families were enrolled there, including the son of a well-known man believed to be a top gangster of the underworld!
Charles K. Kao
For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena.
The vampire underworld is much larger than most people could imagine. It exists in all the cities mentioned in the book, but also in many, many more. Teenagers, especially, seem to like to act out vampire fantasies.
Well, when I did Underworld 2, I was in Vancouver for five months and I was reminiscent to be back up there.
Just because I worked in fashion doesn't mean I didn't go to see 'Underworld' three times!
Melissa de la Cruz
I don't know anybody in the underworld. I make this stuff up. I don't know any criminals.
'The Big Sleep' is an unsentimental, surrealist excitement in which most of the men in Hollywood's underworld are murdered and most of the women go for an honest but not unwilling private sleuth (Humphrey Bogart).
Were I not married to the director, I'm not sure I'd know anything about the 'Underworld' sequel.
The native music of North America, the original-roots music of this country, is also the underworld music of this country.
I've worked with Len Wiseman before, on the 'Underworld' series, in which I was a vampire. The first two of those were his first two films. And I admire him beyond measure. I think he's tremendous, as a man and as a director.
I love the 'Underworld' movies because the vampires aren't automatically evil, yet neither are they basically humans with fangs.
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