Warner Bros. Pictures
Published on Dec 14, 2017
Go behind the scenes of Clint Eastwood's The 15:17 to Paris
in theaters February 9.
MOLLY’S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob.
Sony / Screengems
" I can't wait to one day shoot in Detroit and say 'Let's have this double for Toronto'.
" Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
" When you're down and out, something always turns up -- and it's usually the noses of your friends.
" I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
" I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
" The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
" Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake whole relationships.
" Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
" It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
To a young Eugene Roach on the subject of acting
" Don't ever let 'em catch you at it.
" I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
" The one function TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if there were.
Advise to a young Richard Roundtree
" Whatever you do in this business, It's much easier than lifting heavy things.
" The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
" Kiss and make up...
but too much makeup has ruined many a kiss.
" Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.
" The difference between sex and love is that sex relieves tension and love causes it.
" Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
" Do, or do not. - There is no 'try'..
" The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them!
" I'll moider da bum!
" I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
" I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with 'Guess' on it.
I said, Thyroid problem?
" The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
" Why should people go out and pay to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
" Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?
" No matter how slow the film, Spirit always stands still long enough for the photographer it has chosen.
" I must say that I find television very educational. The minute somebody turns it on, I go to the library and read a book.
From: "Tuesday's with Morrie"
" We must learn to love one another or die.... We must!
" What's this business of being a writer?
It's just putting one word after another.
" No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
" Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by favoring to attempt.
" Seeing a murder on television, can help work off one's antagonisms.
And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some!
" Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Sage Advise to a Young Oregonian, Barbara Niven
" If you want to make it in show business, get the hell out of Oregon!
" From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it.
" The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense
" Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic
" The problem is not that television presents us with entertaining subject matter,
but, that all subject matter is presented as entertaining.…
" It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
" I'll give you a definite maybe.
" The faster I write the better my output. If I'm going slow I'm in trouble. It means I'm pushing the words instead of being pulled by them.
" The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is outgrossing my films.
" My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch.
" You don't write because you want to say something; you write because you've got something to say.
" The average American family hasn't time for television.
While attending a Production Meeting
" This is no place to ask questions!!
" Television enables you to be entertained in your home by people you wouldn't have in your home.
" All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
" Life ain't no dress rehearsal.
" The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely.