Words matter. These are the best Backdrop Quotes from famous people such as Ravi Babu, Varun Tej, J. G. Ballard, Junichiro Koizumi, Gautham Menon, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Horror films can be of different kinds. But ‘Aaviri’ is not a horror film. It’s a thriller against the backdrop of a family.
‘Kanche’ is not primarily a war film: it is a lovely story set against a war backdrop.
Most English writers are not interested in change but in the social novel. That demands a static backdrop. I’m intensely interested in change – probably as a matter of self-preservation. What the hell is going to happen next?
To me, the appeal of opera lies in the fact that a myriad of singers and instruments, each possessed of different qualities of voice and sound, against the backdrop of a grand stage and beautiful costumes, come together in one complete and impressive drama.
Even though I love Hindi films, I don’t remember any backdrop visuals that are really striking.
My dad had a retail business in Leavenworth, Kansas, and there’s a whole bunch of prisons there, so it was a backdrop of my childhood, these ominous prisons sitting off the road.
Two of the first plays I saw after I arrived in Britain were ‘King Lear’ in Liverpool, and ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ at Stratford. One was produced with hardly a backdrop and the other with gigantic scene changes. I was impressed by what connected the two: the words and their life beyond the stage.
Against this backdrop of technological change and heightened expectations, it is worth remembering our broad public policy objectives, which are driven by the fundamental importance of the payments system in our society.
Formula One has been the backdrop of my life.
I grew up on the south side of Chicago in the 1960s, and I think there was a synchronicity of events that inspired me to be an astronaut, and, of course, the backdrop is nothing less than Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo. That was a time in our nation where we aspired to great things, and we achieved them.
Hollywood is the backdrop of my family, and I know that the movie business is incredibly cruel as you get older.
The dignity of everyday life – the beauty of it, the attitude of it – is what I live around. And it is never on screen, and it is certainly never associated with Africa. If we see Africa at all, it is always used as a backdrop: a big blob of a continent rather than a specific street or a country or a place.
The once inviolate frame within which programs or commercials were displayed on television – always separately – has been violated to a pulp. Program content is seen increasingly as a mere backdrop on which ads are posted like billboards on a fence.
My earliest memory is nursing and struggling to see the colored lights making up the map of the world, the famous backdrop for Larry King’s TV show. There’s an ‘I-want-to-do-all-things-at-once’ kind of theme to it.
It’s great to be able to connect parents with children both emotionally and through humor. I look forward to exploring family entertainment once again and examining the specifics of our day-to-day lives against the backdrop of an extraordinary adventure.
If I could sum up ‘Shadow’s Claim’ in six words: cage fights with hot alpha males. Seriously, though, while the fights are the backdrop for Trehan and Bettina’s love story, the main emphasis is on how Trehan – a pitiless master assassin – wages the ultimate battle to win her heart.
I love white walls because white reflects the light and is a great backdrop for art.
I’m using the afterlife as a backdrop against which to explore the joys and complexities of being human – it turns out that it’s a great lens with which to understand what matters to us.
‘Mr Selfridge’ is a lot more accessible than shows like ‘Downton.’ Everyone knows the store, but not everyone knows the story. Having this store as the backdrop with all of society working under one roof, I think it really captures people’s imaginations.
To study consumer behavior is to explore human nature at its most fundamental level using the modern world as its backdrop.
What is Southern California but an ever-changing dreamscape backdrop for the postmodern ideal? The psychology of the postmodern world is the continual state of change as we live in its idealist manufactured dream, built by developers.
‘Brahmotsavam’ is a love story set in a family backdrop… It’s all about relationships people have on different levels.
Some Lynyrd Skynyrd songs are literally the backdrop of America. Songs like ‘Simple Man’ and ‘Free Bird’ and ‘Alabama.’ I wasn’t prepared for how emotional the crowd gets during the songs.
I don’t get why radio shows allow artists to do shows without creative control, without any art direction at all. Instead of that, I get their press guys, their camera guys to be my backdrop of my show.
I’ve read crime fiction all my life. A thing that’s bothered me about crime fiction is that it’s generally about one or two people, but there’s not much about society. I want to get away from that particular pattern: a lead, a supporting role and backdrop characters.
I think science fiction helps us think about possibilities, to speculate – it helps us look at our society from a different perspective. It lets us look at our mores, using science as the backdrop, as the game changer.
The financial markets tend to be just a backdrop for a novel, for a heist or something that isn’t necessarily integral to it. On the whole, I don’t think the financial world has been well served by novels.
A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed, generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable, while others are less so.
I’ve read pretty broadly on the Holocaust – both fiction and non-fiction – and to me, ‘The Lost Wife’ is one of the best. The horrors of war serve as a backdrop to a love affair that spans a lifetime, and that love story stayed with me long after I put down the book.
I’m not saying that every song has to be an all-time hit or the greatest ever music. That’s not what you should set out to do. But you have to find out what will work best for a particular story or theme or backdrop, and discuss how not to make it a cliche or fall into such traps.
I think we get used to not seeing the green things around us. I think they become the backdrop of our lives. And I think you actively have to ask somebody to request that they put that in the foreground.
The Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail is unlike any other performance venue in the world, set with mountains and trees as a backdrop.
Instead of candidates hiring people, like yours truly, to create campaign media that works on both conscious and subconscious levels to sway the voting public, what if all TV ads were, by law, only allowed to feature the candidate, with, say, the American flag as the backdrop, alone, speaking directly to the camera?
There is still a great deal of self-hatred that we refuse to deal with because we are still measuring ourselves against the norms of a masculine, heterosexual world. That is the backdrop with which we measure the man.
My father was a corporate lawyer. He went to work in a suit and tie. He had a secretary. He left the house before seven A.M. His professional life felt generic, like a backdrop, a signifier more than a life: office job.
When I cast great actors, I try to make extraordinary people ordinary, dealing with these extremely small intimate details of interpersonal relationships against an epic backdrop.
Heroism is heroism, regardless of the timeframe or the backdrop.
The concept of ‘DAM999’ is very interesting, which director Sohan Roy has written. The entire idea was to capture or encapsulate the nine rasas depicting different human emotions in the backdrop of dam disaster.
I had seen the ballet of ‘Swan Lake’ as a child but it was as an adult, when I saw a production featuring Erik Bruhn, that I first noticed how significant a part the ever-present threat of violence played. This juxtaposition of great beauty and grace with a backdrop of pure evil stayed with me for years.
If you view history as a backdrop, set-dressing or fiction, then ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is hugely entertaining. My reread saw the misery of the female characters’ reality. My new reaction was sadness and fury. Knowledge ruins everything!
Every celebrity has become a celebrity because of sex and money. But few celebrities like talking about either sex or money; they would rather talk about ideas, or ideals, or solving the world’s problems – all against a backdrop of sex and money.
We are essentially in the business of telling stories. We would like to think that most of our stories are basically human stories with sports as a backdrop.
The reality of the Eucharistic sacrifice has always been at the heart of Catholic faith; called into question in the 16th century, it was solemnly reaffirmed at the Council of Trent against the backdrop of our justification in Christ.
After my second film, ‘Simhadri,’ which was a very big hit, I made ‘Sye,’ a small college movie with a rugby union backdrop.
For me, the backdrop of half the experiences of life includes music.
Setting is the bedrock of your story. If you choose a real-world backdrop, be certain you get your facts straight.
All my adult life, there was the Troubles. That was the backdrop of my life.
You’ve got to think as a listener when you’re making a playlist. So I think ‘When do I go to certain playlists, what are the moods I’m looking for?’ Theme is crucial. People have a feeling and they want the music to be the backdrop to that feeling.
If you think the shifting tectonics of world history might make for a juicy crime fiction backdrop, the last decade or so has proved you right.
I don’t know what will come my way but I will continue to tell stories that excite me. I feel human beings are same everywhere, they work from a gamut of emotions the rest is just backdrop.
The Bachelor Canada’ will be uniquely Canadian in and of itself because you’re going to have a 100 percent Canadian cast, you’re going to use Canada as a backdrop, you’ll be going to all of those iconic places around Canada from coast-to-coast.
I just prefer instrumental. I don’t need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear – I don’t need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
I’m talented in other places, not only in songwriting, but music is always going to be the backdrop to whatever happens in life.
I thought there couldn’t be a better backdrop for some kind of powerful music than a big orchestra. My wish to hear how a guitar would sound in front of an orchestra has always been there.
What’s so strong about ‘Game of Thrones’ is that it’s a character and political drama, with a sort of fantasy backdrop.
Harveys opened against the backdrop of Thatcher’s greed culture.
Always from day one, we were the band on Warped Tour with a fog machine, and our backdrop had to be up – everyone thought we were the biggest idiots for that, total posers. But for us, we wanted to be over the top.
Do I have to see movies and television about the English throne or the Holocaust every year? There are multiple multi-million dollar movies with the same backdrop. But our Holocaust – meaning Latino – aren’t ever told.
Kadamban’ is not a documentary, although it’s set in a tribal backdrop. There’s dancing and a whole lot of entertainment.
‘Madras Cafe’ is set against the backdrop of the civil war in Sri Lanka in the 1990s.