Quote of the Day:

J. J. Abrams

  • I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening.
  • All the times I've been lucky enough to be a part of a show that's actually gotten on the air, it's always that same mixture of excitement and utter fear.
  • People never know what they want, though everyone says they do. If they did, nobody would ever be surprised.
  • You never want to have that ticking clock and know that you had all this time and didn't use it.
  • I think you have a passion and an obsession for something when it's not necessarily ubiquitous.
  • What's a bigger mystery box than a movie theater? You go to the theater, you're just so excited to see anything - the moment the lights go down is often the best part.
  • When you work on something that combines both the spectacular and the relatable, the hyperreal and the real, it suddenly can become supernatural. The hypothetical and the theoretical can become literal.
  • When I was a kid, it was a huge insult to be a geek. Now it's a point of pride in a weird way.
  • Robotics are beginning to cross that line from absolutely primitive motion to motion that resembles animal or human behavior.
  • What I'm still grappling with and learning how to do is to be looking and thinking cinematically, having come from television.