Go ahead quote me

Jimmy Kimmel.
Jimmy Kimmel.
Steven Spielberg.
Steven Spielberg.
Ryan Gosling.
Ryan Gosling.

My sequels aren't as good as my originals because I go onto every sequel I've made and I'm too confident. This movie made a ka-zillion dollars, which justifies the sequel, so I come in like it's going to be a slam dunk and I wind up making an inferior movie to the one before.

DIRECTOR STEVEN SPIELBERG


Don't think of us as old-fashioned TV networks. Think of us as an enormous paper shredder for you to pour eight billion dollars into.

LATE-NIGHT HOST JIMMY KIMMEL to media buyers at an ABC network presentation


Russell actually texted me in the middle of the night, he was obviously vexed and he said, 'You know, I'm a Crowe, you're a Gosling, we're two of the angriest birds I know'.

THE NICE GUYS STAR RYAN GOSLING, whose movie co-starring Russell Crowe is competing with The Angry Birds Movie

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