By Tony Bill
“It's about time our code was broken. What a wonderful insight into our business! Tony: Don't make this the martini!” * —Dennis Hopper
“Finally, a book that celebrates the process—the dynamic web of people, technique, and artistry—underneath every foot of celluloid.” —Jodie Foster
“Movie Speak is entertaining and edifying. I'll never again as the sound-dude to move that fuzzy-thing-on-the-end-of-a-stick out of my shot.” —John Sayles
“Invaluable for those who have wondered what they're really saying, and for those pitching projects and screenplays who wonder what they're really being told.” —Roger Ebert
* martini: The term for the last show of the day, the origin of which might seem self-evident—but it's not. The martini actually refers to the saying "The next shot is in a glass." Get it?