The independent filmmaker [in the 1960s] was a little bit like a guerrilla fighter - he could move fast and flexibly and react immediately to the change in circumstances - whereas a large army was like a large studio that had to have a bureaucracy to keep it all together and that would slow down its response time.

Roger Corman, filmmaker1

Producers have always wanted to make 'dignified' pictures. That's not a good word for it. They wanted to make 'nice' pictures. They wanted to make pictures for their mothers and their wives, and their friends. And, damn it, their mothers and their friends don't go to pictures anymore!

Samuel Z. Arkoff, producer and distributor2

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