When you stop to think about it, so many films today where we don't have that kind of contact are films about alienation. About alienated feelings. We are much more alienated from our colleagues nowadays.
I'm generally pessimistic about the dumbing down of America - especially with summer movies.
I thought in terms of the enthusiasm of doing it. I didn't think about whether I was ready.
Today you have something like A Film by Joe Harry. That is patently asinine and ridiculous.
I would do the occasional score. I thought it was the most thrilling thing. It was instant. You made the music and they played it right away to millions of people. I found it thrilling.