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Joe Eszterhas's Profile

Brief about Joe Eszterhas: By info that we know Joe Eszterhas was born at 1944-11-23. And also Joe Eszterhas is Hungarian Writer.

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Cigarettes are not a part of human behaviour, they are a habit.

Tags: Cigarettes, Habit, Human

From a writing point of view, you now have teams of screenwriters working with a director. What's lost in the process is the power of that one heart, brain, gut and soul that makes something an original piece of writing.

Tags: Heart, Power, Writing

The studios have been taken over by marketing people and accountants.

Tags: Marketing, Studios, Taken

I was a militant smoker, and in my case, I think I particularly used smoking because what I felt was a kind of politically correct big brother assault on smoking.

Tags: Big, Smoking, Used

Fact is we went on to do other things. But we still wanted to do our success like rock'n'roll stars.

Tags: Rock, Success, Wanted

I always wanted to be a rock'n'roll star.

Tags: Rock, Star, Wanted

I had read too many memoirs that were written after the writer or the director was past his or her prime.

Tags: After, Her, Past

I have always been fascinated by the corruption of power.

Tags: Corruption, Fascinated, Power

I have my own religious bond with the God in my own head.

Tags: God, Head, Religious

I have only one loyalty - to my writing. I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer.

Tags: Loyalty, Wanted, Writing

I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen.

Tags: Change, Idiot, Wanted

I was six when we came to this country. When I was 14 or so, I still had a lot of trouble with it.

Tags: Country, Six, Trouble

I worry that we are approaching a time when that which is shocking is squeezed out by the Stalinism of political correctness.

Tags: Political, Time, Worry

Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock'n'roll, politics as a movie.

Tags: Getting, Politics, Rock

Politics has become entertainment.

Tags: Become, Politics

That's sort of what I felt... I miss drinking, I thought bars were truly holy places.

Tags: Holy, Miss, Thought

There are no crowds out there demanding to see smoking scenes in movies.

Tags: Demanding, Movies, Smoking

And the inner dynamics of Hollywood are like politics. Say you give a script to a group of executives - they all sit around, afraid to voice an opinion, saying nothing, waiting to know what the consensus is. Just like focus groups, opinion polls or a cabinet.

Tags: Focus, Politics, Waiting

Every time I flicked channels, there I was, talking. I was talking too much and writing too little. So Naomi and I went to Hawaii. The phone was cut off and we lost touch. This gave me the chance to have a good think about my life.

Tags: Good, Life, Time

From what I've been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better.

Tags: Big, Movies, Reason
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