“All the companies are laying off employees. There will be fewer deals. Budgets will be tighter. It will shrink the business, I’m sure. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. When you look back on some of these weekends when you have five, six movies opening the same day, they cannibalize each other. So with fewer films it’s better for all concerned. Even the consumer — it’s easier to decide what to see.” — producer Jerry Bruckheimer (Confessions of a Shopaholic) speaking on the current economic climate in Hollywood.

“…and we’re gonna catch the hell. Gonna be pretty goddam bad. [But] that’s all right. These things happen every so often. Five years, ten years. Gets rid of the bad blood. Been ten years since the last one.” — Clemenza (Richard Castellano) in The Godfather.