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A lot of films need planning in order to survive at all. It's part of the dog and pony show.
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Al Michaels is a good announcer. I think Keith Jackson is a terrific announcer. I always loved him on Monday Night Football. I never understood why they got rid of him.
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At many of these festivals, your film can be brilliantly received, or well received, or nicely received, and if you don't win an award, it doesn't matter that much.
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Costas is good. But there's so much product now that it would be hard to have the effect that Howard had. Howard kind of broke down the doors.
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Do I think I'd be someone who's going to do chat rooms and stuff like that? I don't think so.
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Games sometimes can reveal things. To watch someone in movement, unconscious movement, can be very stimulating and revealing, whether they win or not.
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Howard was kind of ill-informed about a lot of sports. That was the bizarre thing about him. I don't think he was as much of an expert on boxing as everyone thought he was.
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I don't love basketball at the level that I play. I love to watch a team that moves and passes well. I used to love to watch the Lakers and the Celtics.
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I had to learn all the arias, but in lower keys. I made it through most of them, but I almost died in Tosca. I couldn't master certain lines. I like opera.
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I like to keep it balanced. I'll do one outcast role and then do something different.
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I love to act, and I try to be challenged by what I do.
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I love to browse through bookstores. I like to go to the source. I enjoy being around paper. I'm a paper fanatic.
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I make a list of what I have in common, and what I don't have in common, with someone I'm playing.
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I play chess badly and I've been beaten by my 10-year old son.
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I really feel like I'm using all of myself.
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I think Howard really had a thing with Don Meredith because Don kind of created his own character, like Howard did. Frank Gifford was good too, but it was more of a guy thing.
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I think I've had more of a variety in what I've done than most actors.
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I think there are a lot of people who've taken Howard's aggressive, prosecutorial interview technique, but they've gotten it wrong.
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I think you learn more from looking at how things occurred and what happened afterward, not just at the event.
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I try to be gentle. I feel most sex scenes, you don't get aroused. Something with their clothes on, that's really a sexy scene.
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I try to be sensitive to my partner. My wife's an actress, and she's had a lot of men attack her. You're in a vulnerable position. It can be awkward.
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I wouldn't want to do the same exact thing, but in everybody's body of work you can see relationships between roles, because you're using yourself.
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I'm doing an adaptation of a book, and I'm working on a thing of my own that I've been thinking about for a long time. I'm not going to talk about it.
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I've covered poker, bowling and a little bit of basketball. I've never done the basketball film I'd like to do.
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I've directed my wife. The last collaboration we had was excellent. I think it's kind of sexy, because you get to know a person in a different way.
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I've done nudity. I'm an exhibitionist. It doesn't matter.
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I've lost people in my life. You go on, and sometimes you can get better. But you can't stop.
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If a film doesn't play, people aren't going to be that nice.
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If I could do just this for the rest of my life, I'd be really happy.
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If I was a criminal, stationery stores and bakeries would be the two kinds of places I would concentrate on.
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If someone's afraid to experience certain things with someone, that means you don't trust them in a whole way.
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Imagine the people who went through the experience. They're still not ever the same.
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In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary, violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors.
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It's great to watch someone get the most out of what they can do, whether they're a beautiful performer or just a really gritty performer. It's something to behold.
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Levi is one of the best authors I've ever read. It's hard not to have an immediate personal response to his work. He has such a quiet tone.
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My interest lies in my self-expression - what's inside of me - not what I'm in.
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My job is to do my job. Let them say what they want to say. They want to put you in a box, but nobody's in a box. You're not in a box.
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People always ask me how do you do this and how do you do that.
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Some actors, they're always the guy with the answer. Others are in conflict with the mainstream in some way. I play a lot of different ethnic roles.
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Some people are really erotic, and others, you can feel, are more, I just want to act my way through this.
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Some people don't like to talk about it, some people have to. Levi was implored to tell the story and he was able to do it in a way that lets you be the judge.
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The nice thing about Toronto is there's not a competition.
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The past has to inform the present.
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The romance stuff is easy. A sex scene... that's hard, because you don't know what to do. Those scenes are awkward.
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There have been times where I've played more of a straight guy, but even those people have been in conflict.
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There were days when I behaved abominably. I was very irritable.
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There's an Internet Nabokov site. There's all these people who are chess fanatics or Nabokov admirers.
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They've been making films about this ever since the war. These people were demolished, intellectually, physically. They lost all dignity. The level of shame was endless. And it took place in the heart of civilization. It changed the century.
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We wanted to do this Harold Pinter play with Cate Blanchett, Old Times. I really like that play.
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When I see these guys write all this macho stuff I want to smash their heads.
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When the day's work is over, it's over.
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When you sit down and watch something alone, you're going to watch it for what it is.
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When you're a kid, you do this stuff, and then all of a sudden, I'm in one of these booths, playing Howard Cosell!
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With a television movie, you have less time, so you're shooting a lot. Some days I worked 24 hours straight. I had a big makeup job. Had to shave my head. I had to do the eyebrows hair by hair.
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You think of stars as ambitious or aggressive or self-oriented.
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You're in your underwear unless they tell you you have to take everything off. It's confusing sometimes.
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