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  1. Foresight is buying insurance. Prophecy is knowing the day you’ll die.

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  2. “”If you think the internet is bad, you should see what they say in books”.

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  3. According to Michael Bulley about Alfred Hitchcock

    There is this from the interviews: “I don’t want film to be a ‘slice of life’, because people can get that at home or in the street, or even in front of the movie theatre. They don’t have to pay money to see a slice of life” and “What is drama, after all, but life with the dull bits cut out?”. So I think he really meant ‘slice of cake’ and not ‘piece of cake’ in its sense of something easy. That is to say, he wanted his films to be a treat and not a continuation of the banality of real life. He adds that he avoids fantasy. So I don’t think he quite meant that he didn’t want people to think of his films as realistic. It is the difference between imaginative realism and a copy of reality.

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