"Exploitation films were famous for taking an issue an exploiting it because they could move much faster than a studio could. If there was any hot topic, they would run out and make a quick movie and make a buck on it, by changing it around and using it, in some way, to give some relevance."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Robert Rodriguez 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."Robert Rodriguez on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Robert Rodriguez on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Robert Rodriguez on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Robert Rodriguez on Ambrose Bierce
"When you go off in the world and make your life, and you come back to your home town, and you find your old high-school friends driving in the same circles, doing the same things, that's what Hollywood's like. It's a little block, little town. It doesn't really grow or change."
"I always wanted to be a stay-at-home dad making art, making movies."
"I was a cartoonist when I was at university, but I decided to go into movie making knowing that I could still draw by doing movies, design work, story boards, and such."
"You ask any moviemaker what their favorite movie experience was, and they'll say it was one of the first ones, where everyone had to pitch in and do everything together, and you had to struggle."
"The studios don't finance anymore, they get outside funds."