I’ve always been an avid reader. Everyone in my family read a lot. Considering we were from a little town, we were pretty literate.
I was a very good baseball player and football player as a kid, but my father always told me – occasionally while striking me – that I was much more interested in how I looked playing baseball or football than in actually playing. And I think there’s great truth in that.
I can see how, given a certain degree of sensitivities, proclivities and rage, I could have ended up differently.
There’s a reason screens are only this thick.
I’m more boring and more conservative.
I don’t mind tracksuits. At the track.
Every country has their problems.
Art is not disposable. If you want it, you have to hold it and smell it and touch it and read the credits and enjoy it and put it on your wall.
My life before children I don’t really remember. I’ve heard references to it, but I really don’t remember.
As an actor there are no drawbacks.
Scary monsters are like Hula Hoops. They come in and out of fashion.
You can’t work in the movies. Movies are all about lighting. Very few filmmakers will concentrate on the story. You get very little rehearsal time, so anything you do onscreen is a kind of speed painting.