Jack the only trick I ever played on you was never tricking you at all.
Maybe by his second year in Hogwarts, Harry Potter will learn the trick to making a movie this good, but don't bet on it. The Lord of the Rings The Fellowship of the Ring is one of the best films of the year.
I think of it as 'pretend freedom.' It was a way to trick my mind into not feeling so pressured. I felt like I had become numb to that process.
I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don't think there's any great trick to acting.
I remember traveling around in Arkansas with Senator Robinson, and I told him what this little trick was. He felt very much part of it and had me take pictures of people unbeknownst to them.
But, when you have to resort to turntables, trick lights, flashing lights, fire and all that, you're actually saying, I need this because what I do is not all that together.
I go to eat dinner with my folks when I'm home. I think that's the trick.
The trick was really finding the appropriate publisher for each of the projects I'd devised.
That became a big time in comic books because it's when people were starting to break out into independent stuff, the market was getting choked with speculators and everybody was trying to do their own trick covers.
The trick is the paradox - turning your story inside out. Now if it is something that appears to be of total normality and then suddenly turns inside out and is a different thing all together then that's fun to write.
They weren't interested in entertainment. They were tough. I learned one trick, which was to be quieter than they were until they had to look at you. It took a lot of agressiveness.
It is not possible either to trick or escape the mind of Zeus.
I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
My father who in this case was an obsessive life-long storyteller, and by a very peculiar trick of my father's. My father would tell a very, very long story, and the punch line would be in Yiddish.
But the trick of holding off and having all the pieces come together at the moment of the revelation was something I must have learned quite early.
I like working with an actor who doesn't do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance.
Rappers tend to use words sometimes that just rhyme and don't really mean nothing.
If my mama and daddy would've stayed together, one of them would've been dead, and the other would have been locked up for it.
I'll probably have a lot of rap cats come on up.
I have the 'thing' worked out - the trick or the surprise or the pivotal fact. Then I just start somewhere and let the story work itself out.
The cost of adding a feature isn't just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion. The trick is to pick the features that don't fight each other.
Most of the time we've had some interesting opening bands, like Cheap Trick opened for us a few times and that was a total thrill.
I saw it as a challenge to play with Pat and we put hours and hours into it, usually on the bus. The trick was to find something that we both wanted to play within our different styles which would add up to being greater than the sum of its parts.
Holding on to some of your uniqueness is the trick instead of surrendering it at the Academy of Contemporary We're Gonna Make You a Star.
It's in the vein, somewhere in a cross between The Beatles, Cheap Trick, The Stones, Badfinger, you know, but it's not retro at all. But it is very pop.