The human race is fundamentally insane. If you put two of us into a room together, we're soon gonna start figuring out good reasons to kill one another.
I think once you've finished a movie you really have to detach from it so that you can come back and watch it as an audience member.
One of my favorite movies of all time is 'It's A Wonderful Life,' which is a pretty interesting choice for a seasonal Christmas favorite, because it's about a guy who wants to commit suicide and is presented with reasons not to.
Some of us have great original ideas and some of us depend on adaptations.
A director shouldn't get in the way of the movie, the story should.