A lot of books, if you take them at face value, they're just not gonna work as films.
I've always been fascinated with Navy SEALs in general and their role in Afghanistan in particular.
I'm saying, let's learn to reacquire a respect for the power of guns. This culture is so indifferent and disrespectful of guns that we should be terrified.
Oh my God, you look at all the uniforms in Star Wars, and it's all Nazi iconography.
What makes a movie now is a package, a brand, a remake or some preexisting material.
When you're making a film, you don't really have time to consider what the whole of your film is. And then, when you're releasing your film and promoting your film, you're looking at it in a different way. Then, as you move away from it, you start to look at it objectively and think, 'What could I have done better?'