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I feel ready to fight all of them now, the very best, including Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua and Dillian Whyte, but I know my dad, my trainer Martin Bowers, and my promoter Frank Warren don’t want to rush me through the ranks.
These days I love watching Billy Wilder. I’m not saying the arthouse stuff is self-serious, but I needed to get out of my head a little bit and not treat films so seriously.
I used to eat lunch with Billy Wilder when I first came out here.
I watched Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 1 in America. I was in Miami at the time. We went out to watch it and it was a great fight. I thought Tyson Fury won the fight. I thought he was very unlucky not to get the decision.
When I came to Hollywood, I would take the opportunity to get to know George Stevens or Willy Wyler or Billy Wilder or Freddie Zinnemann. David Lean I got to know, of course, in London. And David Selznick and Darryl Zanuck, not to mention Jack Warner, and Sam Goldwyn was actually very, very nice to me.
When I first started making music, I wrote the lyrics first, but now, because the music has got kind of wilder, I’ve flipped it.
As far as directors, I’m a big fan of any kind of Billy Wilder stuff. Anything he does.
Marvel’s storytelling is much wilder than ‘The OA’s,’ but no one talks about that.
Wilder is not a big draw in the U.S. He maybe sells 5,000 to 10,000 tickets when he’s fighting in his own town for the heavyweight champion.
Nothing has been given to Deontay Wilder. So with that being said, nothing is going to be taken from me. So I must stay focused. I must. I must. It is an absolute must to stay focused.
I love the wilder, more outlandish characters that are hard to make believable. Those are the ones I want to play.
Man without conscience is wilder and more dangerous than any beast.
I’m kind of desperately looking for those things that will… you know, sort of show my wilder side, in a way, my much more irreverent, badly behaved side.
Some of those guys show a lot of promise, especially Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder. Even the kid Joseph Parker, who Joshua is about to fight, shows a lot of promise. I’m looking forward to some really exciting fights in the heavyweight division to come.
When I was 8, I thought I was Harrison Ford, Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Elvis, and Chuck Norris all at once.
When the OutKast sound changed and I started producing my own records, I would mirror what I thought that character doing that music would look like. As the sound got a little wilder, freakier and funkier, so did the clothes. Then when the sound got more sophisticated, the clothes changed again.
He wrote himself into the role of Dolly. Dolly was hilariously funny and didn’t know it. And that’s what Thornton Wilder was. He was an adorable man.
First off, I love Woody Allen. His early movies, like ‘Hannah and Her Sisters,’ are incredible. I also love anything by Billy Wilder, Ron Howard and John Hughes. I really grew up on the Hughes films, which are the ones I go back and watch all the time, just to see how they were put together.
Some of my favorite actors are Gene Wilder and Eddie Murphy back in the day – that’s mainly what me and my brothers watched when we were kids.
For my 9th birthday, my only wish was to eat like a farmer boy. I had devoured ‘The Little House on the Prairie’ book series and wanted to be like Almanzo Wilder, the protagonist of ‘Farmer Boy,’ one of the later installments in the ‘Little House’ series.
I think I’ve changed a little bit. I don’t know whether it’s for the better or for the worse at the moment. I’ve settled into a different mind frame now… being a bit wilder maybe!
When I met Jo Wilder, I fell crazy in love and never thought about homosexuality. And I thought, ‘Well, this is what I’m supposed to be doing. This is life.’
I’m not going to have a perfect career. It’s better to be Billy Wilder and make lots of movies and have five or six great ones than to make so few movies that when you make a bad one it crushes you.
When the mood takes me, I like to be a man of action. I like to windsurf and ski, and most of all I love to ride horses. The wilder and faster the better!
I deliver very traditionally, and people aren’t threatened. I think if I cursed or seemed wilder, I couldn’t get away with the amount of very opinionated politics I get away with.
School is supposed to civilise us, to tame our wilder instincts and teach us how to be more sensible, more knowledgeable, and cleverer.
I know he’s not an MMA fighter, but can we just talk about how great Deontay Wilder is? He’s must-see TV. Not since Mike Tyson has boxing had an American heavyweight who could hit like him… and talk like him, too. I love his interviews, his demeanor, his fighting style… the whole package.
I think that as is true in this industry, everything gets blown out of proportion because it’s more fun for people to read about. It’s even more fun to read about if the stories get wilder and wilder.
Apart from me, Tyson Fury, and Deontay Wilder, you can’t sell out Wembley.
Over the years, if you look at the films of people like Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Frank Capra, their supporting characters, even if it’s a doorman with two lines, always seem three-dimensional. To me, that’s a sign of good storytelling.
I was devastated by Gene Wilder’s death.
In most of Pakistan it is a feudal country. People are very scared and oppressed by authority. But when you move to these wilder areas, they are not so easily suppressed.
I knew Billy Wilder socially and would have loved to work with him.
I was at dinner with Gene Wilder and imitated Ethel Barrymore for everyone.
My heroes were Gene Wilder, Steve Martin, and Martin Short.
I like to windsurf and ski, and most of all I love to ride horses. The wilder and faster the better! If I’m presented with a fast horse or a fast boat, I still get that shiver of excitement and I cannot resist. Luckily I never seem to have any accidents, and thank God for that.
My dad didn’t want me to listen to Zeppelin, I think because it reminded him of his wilder days, and now he’s a retired Southern Baptist minister.
Wilder has taken the hardest fights, out of any heavyweight in the world. He’s fought the most difficult fighters, in my opinion.
‘Sunset Boulevard’ by Billy Wilder, it’s one of my favorite films. I love all the movies from the 1950s.
I unleashed my wilder side in ‘Manmarziyaan’ while playing the character, who is impulsive, colourful, does things without thinking too much.
I wanted to show the world what Deontay Wilder is all about. I’m a heavyweight, and I’m exciting.
I like North Florida because it’s much wilder than the rest of the state.
Wilder is like a windmill, he’s rubbish, he’s one of the worst boxers going.
If you look at Joshua’s six opponents before he fought for the world title, Wilder’s six opponents before the world title, Tyson’s six opponents. The guys I fought and the guys they fought, it’s the difference between night and day.
I’ve been in the ring with the Bronze Bomber, Deontay Wilder. I’ve tasted his power, and he’s tasted mine.
The first movie that I ever said was my favorite movie – and I’ve said for the longest – is ‘The Producers,’ Mel Brooks’ original ‘Producers.’ The two lead performances from Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder are both unstoppable performances and then supported by amazing supporting characters throughout.
Any story that Billy Wilder told, you can tell in a Western.
I had been a fan of Gene Wilder’s for many years, but the first time I saw him in person, my heart fluttered – I was hooked. It felt like my life went from black and white to Technicolor.
My mother loved Gene Wilder when I was growing up, so I used to watch all his movies with her. I just adore him.
I’d love to fight Wilder. They say everyone is scared of him, I’m not scared of nobody.
If you realize all the time what’s kind of wonderful – that is, if we expand our experience into wilder and wilder regions of experience – every once in a while, we have these integrations when everything’s pulled together into a unification, in which it turns out to be simpler than it looked before.
I love film noir, so Billy Wilder is like my favorite director of all time.
LT was just a wilder person. I don’t go that route no more.
I’m stopped by mothers who say, ‘Mr. Wilder, what advice would you give to my young boy? He’s really talented.’
When it comes to raising civilized kids there are no hard rules, but there are two things on which most parents agree: Boys are generally wilder than girls, and adolescents are wilder than kids of any other age. If you’ve got an adolescent boy, you’re in the sweet spot for trouble.