Somebody once said, you have to wait 20 years before you can tell if a movie's any good or not so that's probably true.
I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie.
I wouldn't not want to be a director and write as I wouldn't not to want to be a writer and direct movies.
I guess I never had a better experience than working on The Long Riders, and at the same time, I never had a harder time than what I did making Southern Comfort.
I'll talk about these things, but it's just, you know, you only get so much time and I'm much more interested in what I'm going to be doing next year than in something I did 10 years ago.
Well, we're in show business, and I have been making a living in this business a long time and inevitably it means taking what it is that you've done and hopefully you're showing it to a lot of people who like it.
Some say Hollywood movies that are made about boxing are just metaphors for other things, I think I've made one that's actually about boxing and not a metaphor.
I did have an offer to direct one of the Alien movies but I wasn't too excited about all the effects work.
If I could go back I might change Geronimo a bit. If I do, it will be made a longer version.
It's really about, oh come on, this guy wouldn't say that or he wouldn't do that, you know, it's about the characters, about the story, about the situation.
You as an audience can look at these things as films, but I remember them as social experiences.