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If you make action movies, the critics will savage you, and then your movies are outdated the following week with the new wave of special effects. Adam McKay

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In the past, in the '60s and '70s, genres were much more segmented. You had action guys who were deadly serious about it, and I think you had comics that were comics. Adam McKay

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You can't really do a big character in an action film; you're already suspending your disbelief in the action, then to suspend your disbelief in the character is too much. Adam McKay

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I am actually talking about possibly adapting 'The Boys,' by Garth Ennis, which would not be a comedy, but an action movie with comedy elements to it. Adam McKay

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It's Will Ferrell, he does Will Ferrell movies. But if you really look at it, he tries to do something different with each one, whether it's an action cop movie like 'The Other Guys' or doing 'Talladega Nights' going into red state America or 'Casa de Mi Padre' or 'Stranger Than Fiction,' which is more of a drama. Adam McKay

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Shortly after Sisi was elected, his administration announced cuts of 'subsidies' on natural gas and energy consumption and lowered those for bread and other goods. Such action was taboo during the Mubarak and Sadat presidencies for over half a century, but Sisi was able to convince Egyptians he was taking necessary action. Ahmed Zewail

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I always like to break out and address the audience. In 'The History Boys', for instance, without any ado, the boys will suddenly turn and talk to the audience and then go back into the action. I find it more adventurous doing it in prose than on the stage, but I like being able to make the reader suddenly sit up. Alan Bennett

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At any moment, one company stands in the spotlight of the middle ring in the stock market's never-ending circus. It may not be the biggest corporation in the world, or the most profitable, but somehow it both mirrors and leads the market's broader action. Alex Berenson

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Sooner or later something had to give. But President Bush, faced with the unprecedented affront of 9-11, could not wait to take action. So he had to do what we were capable of doing, and he did it brilliantly. Alexander Haig

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I had so much fun working with Akshay, especially in the action scenes. Amy Jackson

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I got trained in kick-boxing and mixed martial arts. I enjoyed the whole process so much, and I'd love to do more action films. Amy Jackson

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When the mood takes me, I like to be a man of action. I like to windsurf and ski, and most of all I love to ride horses. The wilder and faster the better! Andrea Bocelli

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Some kind of affirmative action is important in a democracy and for economic competitiveness and national security. The Army was the first to realize that you had to have desegregation of a military to have it working properly. Andrew Young

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The wonderful thing about 48 fps is the integration of live action and CG elements; that is something I learned from 'The Hobbit.' We are so used to 24 fps and the romance of celluloid... but at 48 fps, you cannot deny the existence of these CG creations in the same time frame and space and environment as the live action. Andy Serkis

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Actors' performances do not stand alone in any film, live action or whatever. Andy Serkis

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The tension I feel is the moment they say, 'Action!' Movies are like lightning in a bottle, and you always want to find when you possibly can catch a surprising moment. Annette Bening

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Peace and security of our planet must be based on the collective action of all nations, not a few, however powerful they may be. Anthony Carmona

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I only make storyboards for action scenes. Once you make a storyboard, you don't film; it can be a stiff move. Anton Corbijn

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I do have moments when I feel insecure. I do have moments when I feel jealous, and that's normal. It's a very normal emotion. It's your action and your attitude and your reaction to that that is important. Anushka Sharma

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Israel's security policy is determined by our needs. I strongly reject all the unfounded publicity suggesting that Israel is prevented from taking action because of international pressure. Ariel Sharon

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Democracy is never a thing done. Democracy is always something that a nation must be doing. What is necessary now is one thing and one thing only that democracy become again democracy in action, not democracy accomplished and piled up in goods and gold. Archibald MacLeish

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I enjoy doing action a lot more because my films have a sense of violence. That's because I have a broad structure, and if I hit someone, it looks believable. Maybe my contemporaries are meeker-looking in comparison. Arjun Kapoor

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If in previous decades large historic events drew people together and oriented them toward collective action, the recent double trend toward greater choice but less security leads the young to see their lives in more individual terms. Big events collectivize. Little events atomize. Arlie Russell Hochschild

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I'd love to do more action stuff, in the future. Ashley Tisdale

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Thrills are much more about anticipation than action. An unfired bullet is more dangerous than one that has already met its target. Ashwin Sanghi

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Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action. Augustus Hare

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The last thing Israel is interested in is an escalation or some military action against Iran. Avigdor Lieberman

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How accurately can the law fix the crime? There has to be a mechanism for very fast action. The law is like this: catch them and punish them. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile. Abu Bakr

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