“After Hollow Man, I felt that I should change gears, because I felt that it wasn’t a personal movie anymore. I felt like I could not express myself in a personal way and said that I have to back off from the fantasy and the science fiction or the studios or whatever. I have to do something that’s for me; I want to do something which I believe in again.” — Black Book director Paul Verhoeven speaking to Coming Soon‘s Edward Douglas.

Paul Verhoeven during HE interview at Beverly Wilshire hotel two weeks ago, snapped by yours truly