Friday, November 10, 2006

Words From The Master Pulpster

Bloomberg.com has a nice interview with Roger Corman here.

The best part of the interview and one that digs deep into this pulpster's heart muscle:

The strategy was to make the best possible film for the money. I’ve seen so many people slough off low-budget films. You cannot do that. When Jonathan Demme did his first film, which was for us, it was a woman-in-prison picture. He said to me, “I’m going to make the best woman-in-prison picture ever made.'’ That’s the attitude that you must have.

It's about having respect for the material and delivering the goods. You can't expect to make something good when you look down on the genre. I know so many people who want to "cash in" on a horror movie instead of just making a good one.

Thanks to Steven at The Horror Blog for pointing me toward this.

1 comment:

Jonathan Walter said...

I've been saying this for years. Why can't they make more good low budget films? Come on people lets stop making sucky no budget movies.