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You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you’re making a fiction film, it’s entertainment, but you…
What people don’t understand about Sarah Palin is that she is a rancher’s wife. From Alberta down to Texas I’ve known women like that: good…
Well, it’s like my movie, ‘The Apostle.’ Some people in the North don’t get that movie. They think that, in the South, if you don’t…
Way, way, way back I played a little bit, but I am definitely not a golfer. You know, it just takes too much time anyway…
The money part is one of the most difficult things. Coppola always said I should do a tango movie. If it hadn’t been for him,…
The cultural contrast I saw between religions… Catholics have a lot of mediators, going through saints and Mary or whatever. Protestants in general say things…
Stripping away artifice – it’s the constant standard I aim for in acting, to approximate life. People talk about being bigger than life – but…
Sometimes directors will hire you and say, ‘Oh, we love your work.’ And then they start to tell you how to do it. I say,…
Some people say, ‘Do you have any theories on acting?’ And I say, well maybe: I think you can start with zero and end with…
It’s like kids playing house: ‘You play the father, I’ll play the mother.’ You know, you dress up, you play, they pay, you go home.…
I’m getting good offers, as good as ever sometimes. I just finished a thing with Billy Bob Thornton that was the most unique part I’ve…
I think there are more good young actors now than ever. It’s a medium that everyone wants to be connected with – it is such…
I love going to black churches, and I love some of these black preachers. The best preacher I ever saw in my life was a…
But I think there are more good young actors now than ever. It’s a medium that everyone wants to be connected with – it is…
You know, Hollywood sometimes tends to patronize the interior of the United States. As Horton Foote used to say, the great Texas playwright, that a…
The most solitary I ever felt was when I was living in New York. I used to live in Enrico Caruso’s old apartment, and I…
My father’s people… are from Fairfax in northern Virginia, just across the Mason-Dixon line. So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a…
Hollywood sometimes tends to patronize the interior of the United States. As Horton Foote used to say, the great Texas playwright, that a lot of…
You have a little bit of feeling for everyone you play.
When I’m at home in Virginia, I become more hermit-like. I like my own home.
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