Richard LaGravenese Quotes

Academy Awards don't really solve anything.

I tend to believe when you're in a relationship if you don't fight it's not a real relationship. You have to have arguments and tensions otherwise I don't believe it.

Nowadays Skype is a generational way of putting both people on camera at the same time.

I just really have an affinity for women. Watching them go through journeys is more interesting to me than watching men.

We have people in our lives who help us evolve along the way. If you're lucky you find someone who evolves along with you and that's what you call a long-term relationship.

You can have ambiguity in television that you are not allowed in film... at least in Hollywood studio films.

Connie Heermann is a Freedom Writer teacher. I believe she represents the best of what dedicated teachers can be because she chose to serve her students not her school board.

Even as a kid I was more enchanted watching Bette Davis than Errol Flynn.

Barbara Stanwyck movies drove me nuts like 'Ball of Fire' and 'Double Indemnity.' I used to go cuckoo when I would see those films.

Disney usually doesn't do pitches for original ideas.

My true nature I believe is writing.

I'm not really a believer in romantic happily-ever-after love stories.

Women have to take more control of their careers. They can't just wait to be cast in a film.

I've always shot on film but the times are changing.

A friend of mine from college is married to Neil Levy who started on 'Saturday Night Live' in the early days and is a really great guy and funny writer.

The South is like a foreign country to me!

I'm a dramatist.

Families always have these unspoken dramas and at holidays everyone is supposed to sit down and pretend that none of that is going on.

The Last Five Years' was a musical in 2002 and it's a deconstruction of a marriage.

Every marriage is weird! That's what it is - we just all need to start embracing the fact that there is no normal.

Sondheim is my god; I love the man. I learned a great deal about writing from his work his lyrics and his structure.

Thelma & Louise' really hit a nerve and I loved that movie.

If I can make a living as a writer I can do anything.