"With the CGI suddenly theres a thousand enemies instead of six - the army goes off into the horizon. You dont need that. The audience loses its relationship with the threat on the screen. Thats something thats consistently happening and it makes these movies like video games and thats a soulless enterprise. Its all kinetics without emotion."
"The trick of this thing and the beauty of this thing is that its a cowboy movie first and then stuff happens. Even after stuff happens it doesnt change - it hasnt suddenly changed into another kind of movie. Its still a cowboy movie. And thats whats incredible about it because nobody has done that before thats new territory."
"What is news? Its hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news except to tell you what happened overnight and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this a little bit of that. Its harder to be an educated and informed citizen."