Go ahead quote me

Danny Boyle.
Danny Boyle.
Kirk Douglas.
Kirk Douglas.

Women get all the flack about ageing, but actually they deal with time much more responsibly and sensibly than we do. We hang on and we disguise it as being, like, love of sports.

DIRECTOR DANNY BOYLE on how poorly men age


I never, ever thought I would live to be 100. That's shocked me, really. And it's sad, too. I miss Burt Lancaster - we fought a lot and I miss him a lot. And John Wayne, even though he was a Republican and I was a Democrat.

ACTOR KIRK DOUGLAS on being the last legend standing from the golden age of Hollywood


I want to try every little thing from either end. I don't want to go straight to the chicken. I'll put some grapes on the plate, a bit of gravy and mix it all up.

TAIKA WAITITI, director of the 2014 comedy What We Do In The Shadows and the new Thor movie, on his approach to film-making

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