Amy Heckerling

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I wanted to do something about a really optimistic character: a character who was so optimistic, no one could burst her bubble.
- Amy Heckerling
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I wanted to do something in the style of a comedy of manners.
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I don't think people know 'Nosfuratu.'
- Amy Heckerling
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I really live in my own kind of universe.
- Amy Heckerling
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I'm real excited by a phone where I can look at my kid and talk to her face.
- Amy Heckerling
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Everybody who worked in film misses holding pieces of film, holding it up to the light, and seeing exactly where something was image-wise.
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I'm just not happy with Hollywood.
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I spent my entire youth in front of a TV watching old movies, and as soon as I was able to get a subway pass, when I was 14, I joined the Museum of Modern Art and was there all weekend watching old movies.
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Sometimes people say, 'Oh you did one of my favorite movies,' and I will ask them what the other one is, and it's always something that I totally hate.
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For my money, the movies of the '70s were just amazing.
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I can't stomach most of the movies about women.
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I'd rather see what young people are going through than see things explode.
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A teenager has to decide what they're going to do with their life, and that's one of the most important decisions that you'll make.
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I've always tried to figure out what people think of themselves and what they think they're projecting.
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When I was 20, I had these furrowed lines between my brows because I was always angry. And I was 20. I don't think that was a mark of age; it was just my personality.
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NYU was my comfort zone.
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I love movies to death. I spent my entire youth in front of a TV watching old movies.
- Amy Heckerling
Collection: Movie Love
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The disconnect between what's going on in schools and what's allowed to be shown in movies has gotten really bad because girls in junior high are having oral sex and getting bracelets for it, and in movies everybody's got to be 30 years old to have sex. It's very bizarre.
- Amy Heckerling
Collection: Girl
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I love movies to death. I spent my entire youth in front of a TV watching old movies and as soon as I was able to get a subway pass when I was 14 I joined the Museum of Modern Art and was there all weekend watching old movies.
- Amy Heckerling
Collection: Art
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Sometimes people say oh you did one of my favorite movies and I will ask them what the other one is and it's always something that I totally hate.
- Amy Heckerling
Collection: Hate