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Ben
08-03-2009, 02:41 PM
"The most important ten minutes of the script are the first. The most important ten minutes of the movie are the last."
--Dean Devlin, Producer of Independence Day

TheKeenGuy
08-03-2009, 04:21 PM
"The most important ten minutes of the script are the first. The most important ten minutes of the movie are the last."
--Dean Devlin, Producer of Independence Day
He's probably reciting that from William Goldman's book ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE, in which that exact sentiment comes from a conversation between Goldman and Paul Newman.

artisone
08-04-2009, 02:26 PM
"The most important ten minutes of the script are the first. The most important ten minutes of the movie are the last."
--Dean Devlin, Producer of Independence Day

Unless you're making Godzilla. Then it just doesn't matter.