"I like to give dimension to shots inside action scenes. It's demanding because you have to rehearse a lot of things happening at the same time and frame all those things in a shot. But I feel like when you accomplish that then you've got a cool action scene."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Jose Padilha on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Jose Padilha on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Jose Padilha on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Jose Padilha on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Jose Padilha on Bill Gates
"Usually I say I have no imagination."
"If you publish a scientific paper it is very hard to start a nationwide debate about something. If you do this in a movie, you can start a debate. We like to create a bridge between those two worlds - film and science."
"As it turns out, what looks like science sometimes is not."
"Science is based on the possibility of objectivity, on the possibility of different people checking out for themselves the observations made by others. Without that possibility, there is no empirical principle capable of deciding between different arguments and theories."
"Pretty soon we'll have robots in our society, you're going to have a lot of automated processes that used to be done by people - this is happening. Society and technology is changing so fast, and the impact of the change on society and technology is global, not local."