Quotes by: Kathryn Bigelow
Our film examines the heroism, courage and prowess of the Soviet submarine force in ways never seen before.
I choose material instinctually - at the heart of it are characters that I feel are fresh and original, and allow for an opportunity to, I suppose, explore uncharted ground.
Character and emotionality don't always have to be relegated to quieter, more simple constructs.
I've always developed all my own pieces, and they're time-consumers.
Perhaps the only thing in my favor is that I am very tenacious. I don't take 'no' very well.
There's really no difference between what I do and what a male filmmaker might do. I mean we all try to make our days, we all try to give the best performances we can, we try to make our budget, we try to make the best movie we possibly can.
When I made my first film, I didn't think of it as directing, so it wasn't like I set out to become a director.
It's irrelevant who or what directed a movie; the important thing is that you either respond to it or you don't.
When he brought it to me four years ago, Rodney King had just arrived, I was involved in the clean-up of L.A. and I guess it was part of my experience.
For some individuals - some soldiers, some contractors - combat provides a kind of purpose and meaning beyond which all else potentially pales in comparison.
If there's specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can't change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies.
I'm drawn to filmmaking that can transport me. Film can immerse you, put you there.