Michael Showalter on Why Filmmakers Have to Take Care of Their Audiences

There’s also the concept of taking care of the audience. In other words, there is no movie without an audience. Movies don’t exist unless there’s someone there to watch them. So they’ve given you their trust. They’ve given you their time. So it’s like, are we taking care of them?
Michael Showalter on the unwritten agreement between the filmmaker and the filmgoer.