Quotes by: M. Night Shyamalan
I like to write in a shroud of secrecy because I have to keep finding ways to scare myself.
I feel most akin as an artist, in my life and my career, to Agatha Christie.
I offer originality: you don't know what my films are like until you go to them. I think that's the reason I've been getting all this attention.
My secret to all casting, and specifically kids, is cast good human beings.
Anime is intended to have ambiguous features. That's part of the art form.
I knew the moment it happened, it was a miracle. I could have been kissing her when she threw up. It would have scarred me for life. I may never have recovered.
If ever I was feeling down I would go and write something. It's a form of escape.
Movie making is not like other art forms, like painting, or writing a novel, because that can be digested or interpreted... It takes two years to make each one of these, and it's always judged on money.
The first two movies I directed failed, when I was 21 and 23, and that was the greatest thing that could have happened.
I think I take what you might call a B-movie story, deal with B-movie subjects, and I treat it as if it's an A-movie in terms of my approach, my crew, my actors, my ethics and so on. I guess that's my trademark or one of them, anyway!
That's something we should be taught as kids: To be okay with ourselves.
'The Exorcist' is the scariest movie ever made. It just felt dead-on real, like you were watching the existence of the devil.