Reggie Bannister Poster

Quotes (7)

  • "These movies tickle something dark in people's imaginations. They deal with death -- and that's the great unanswerable question." (on the appeal of the "Phantasm" films)
  • I'm a product basically of the Sixties.
  • I'd get burned out on music and I would turn to acting. I would get burned out on acting and I'd turn to music.
  • Possibly, the real key to what made "Phantasm" what it became was that there were a lot of people jamming ideas, what are we gonna do here, I don't know, let's construct something, let's make something. The old "mother of invention".
  • This genre, horror...I've been fascinated with it ever since I was a little kid. And I've tried to figure it out. The people that I've known as fans are extremely bright, intelligent, creative... to call them strange, you'd have to be so locked into the "everyday mundane world" that you couldn't see outside it. These people aren't strange, they're different. And both on an intellectual level and on a social level, they're wonderful folks. I just love'em. Every time I go to anything, and they come up to me and talk to me, I go, jeez, this could be a friend. I like to intellectualize, I like to talk politics, I like to talk spiritualism, I like to talk about things that matter. And so do these people, and we just get along great.
  • I was drafted into the Army, went to Vietnam, got back, and I felt like I had been robbed of my life.
  • [About making a fifth Phantasm movie]: Hopefully, we'll get to do one more before everybody croaks.