"I never feel so utterly fraudulent as when I review a movie whose charms impress all in the world and I simply do not get it. The other variant is that I love something the world disdains. This has had severe career consequences: I am still famous - or notorious - in certain quarters where I am recalled as the man who liked 'Hudson Hawk.'"
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Stephen Hunter on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Stephen Hunter on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Stephen Hunter on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Stephen Hunter on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Stephen Hunter on Ambrose Bierce
"If you have only 95 minutes of material, make an only 95-minute movie. Amazing how often that's forgotten."
"The prospects for a coherent, hilarious and consistent American comedy seem to lessen every year, as the poor waterlogged, gassy corpse called 'Evan Almighty' proved when it floated ashore recently. So there's a temptation to think too highly of Robin Williams's uneven but occasionally funny 'License to Wed.'"
"Now, I am about to be nailed as the man who disliked 'Howl's Moving Castle.' Lord, give me strength! Also, IT, please disconnect the e-mail thing."
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