"A lot of movies treat kids like idiots."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Anna Chlumsky on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Anna Chlumsky on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Anna Chlumsky on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Anna Chlumsky on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Anna Chlumsky on Walt Disney
"Kids are brought into show business because they are cute and see truth and they're very bright. But there's a sense of doing it because you want the adults to be approving of you. You want to make them happy."
"Keep in mind that there are computers, that do touch things up. Like when I got a hold of the poster for 'Gold Diggers,' I said: 'Hey, wait a minute! Those aren't my teeth!'"
"I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting."
"I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year."
"From the very start of all of this, my mom has read the scripts first. And if she liked something, she let me read it. She told our agent what kinds of parts that we would want."