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There are conscious reasons and unconscious reasons why I pick something. You know, I have to be moved by the story and usually that means…
The movies I made when I was 14 or 15, I have a hard time looking at those. Those were the awkward years. I don’t…
I make movies about people in spiritual crisis because it’s a way for me to spend the time, the energy, the focus and the obsession…
I had to take my makeup off at work every night. I wasn’t allowed to do it at home because my mom said that when…
I don’t like it when reviews aren’t about the movie. When they’re about how much money somebody made, or who they’re sleeping with, or if…
I don’t have a burning desire to act, strangely enough. I don’t know that if I hadn’t been an actor as a young person, I…
Acting, for me, is exhausting. I’m always more energized by directing. It’s more intense to direct. I can pop in and express myself, then pop…
I wish that I spoke more languages. I speak a couple languages, but not well enough to really dub myself. French is really the only…
Well, I certainly was exposed to and learned to appreciate the work of great directors early on. As a kid, my mother used to take…
I like dramas. I’ve always liked dramas. And I’m a pretty light person. I don’t consider myself a very dramatic person. But I do like…
I love more than anything looking at a movie scene by scene and seeing the intention behind it. It allows you to really appreciate the…
I don’t direct so that I can have an identity and so I can go on to CGI movies. I had a big identity as…
As I’ve said before, and I still hold to, I truly am the most boring person alive. And if there was a great investigation to…
Everybody reads for me. I was never weird about that. I never minded coming in and reading. They should know if I’m the right person,…
With ‘Taxi Driver,’ I had this eureka moment. I realized that acting could be much more than what I had been doing. I had to…
Any actor working a long time should know how a shot is set up, where to place themselves, how to handle the lines. I’m a…
As an actor, I’m always playing solitary characters. But as a director, I’m always making ensemble movies, which focus on lots of people’s lives and…
The world is littered with movies about people that are depressed that either did not come out or are not successful.
So, yes, there’s nothing I love more than listening to directors talk about their movies.
‘Silence Of The Lambs’ was not something people expected me to do.
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