(on The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)) I think it could have done well, but it got mixed up in one of those Hollywood studio game things, where they all change places. "Buckaroo Banzai" was just so strange that nobody really knew how to approach it. It really is way ahead of its time.
All the movies where I play nice guys don`t seem to do very well.
(on the making of Highlander (1986)) For the scene we did in the church there could have been a wonderful dialogue - "God, this doesn`t compare to the Greek Orthodox Church," or "I liked it better when they did it in Latin," or any type of thing. There`s all sorts of twists that could have been done. I like the little twists like that because they make the audience think. "Highlander" still has its action and everything, but that`s really all we went for here, the good guy/bad guy, cops-and-robbers type of thing.
I would have had fun doing just about anything.
There have been a couple of jobs I`ve done without thinking, without being engaged, and they just stink.
It was my second film," said Brown. "It was all completely new to me and wonderful and amazing. I would have had fun doing just about anything.
I have something to say: it`s better to burn out, than to fade away.
If it`s something that reaches out and grabs me, I want to do it. I have a lot of trouble doing things that don`t grab me. So, I`m not a very good actor in that way. I can`t fake it.
It used to be that a son could look at the father, and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult. There was confidence in that, and comfort in that, and frustration also.
Atrocities are human nature - they don`t have political beliefs, color, creed or anything like that. They just happen, it`s human.