John Requa - Quotes

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I love 'Love Actually' and particularly the story with Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson. I think it's possibly the best exploration of infidelity that's ever been done because it really feels accurate and real. ---->>>

Seattle was a rabid film town in the '70s and '80s because it rained so much. ---->>>

I think 'A Serious Man' is genius. ---->>>

I'll never get a Humanitas Award, but I'll have fun. ---->>>

It's nice when you're working in Hollywood and there's a movie you'd like to see that no one is making anymore. You make it yourself. ---->>>

When I die, I want it to say 'Short and Funny' on my tombstone. ---->>>

Actors come in, and they have their own take on things, and you have to adjust on the fly to make sure everything still works structurally and dramatically. ---->>>

How do you deal with giving yourself the options in the editing room for dealing with problems that come up from a shifting tone? It's trying to convince your actors to give you the genes and several versions to have more options in the editing room. ---->>>

I'm a huge fan of 'Kung Fu Panda.' I honestly think that Jack Black's voice work in 'Kung Fu Panda' is the best voice work that's ever been done. He's so funny, and it's such an endearing character. It really is great. ---->>>


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Nationality: American
Occupation: Writer

John Requa is an American screenwriter (with Glenn Ficarra) of Cats & Dogs, Bad Santa and the 2005 remake Bad News Bears. The DVD commentary for Bad News Bears revealed that Requa was to have had a bit role in the film, but it was not shot. Requa and Ficcara directed Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor in their screenplay I Love You Phillip Morris (wikipedia)