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A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife.
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Academy says you did a good job, you can take it to the bank, you did a good job, you really convinced a lot of people. That counts.
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Actors are really good at that stuff. We got into this because we have imaginations.
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At the Oscars, the place is loaded with movie stars, but they're like 2% of the acting population.
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Directors work 10 times harder than anyone else. Get paid a quarter.
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Everyone hooks up with George Clooney. He's a genuinely cool guy. He's using his powers for good.
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Get some Vanilla Extract. You know you need it.
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Gimme anything, as long as it's grape. I'm sure it'll be good.
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I can't get a movie started, but me and somebody else can. Sometimes they come to me first and I get other people involved, and then it can go.
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I did a movie with Johnny Depp, Benny and Joon. I was hardly in it. Had a great scene with him that was cut.
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I do them all for the money, I really do.
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I don't go running up to the monitor when they have video assist.
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I don't know much but I know this - don't close a hit play, and in LA you have to close a hit play. There's no audience space.
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I don't like cartoony kind of violence. I haven't seen Kill Bill. I love Quentin, so maybe I will dig it, but it seems like it's run its course.
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I find myself in this position - I have done these roles, and I'm not quite sure why I have.
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I got an agent. He said, what do you wanna do, and I said, I want an Oscar nomination. That's your job, that's what I'm paying you for. And I got it.
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I gotta admit, a lot of the books I read are on cloth.
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I have a friend who has a little boy and he says no guns in the house, and he said the boy will take a Graham cracker and chew it into a gun.
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I have a tendency to say yes to a script or no to a script. Not yes based on a rewrite.
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I have to wait until I get a tape, so I'm kind of guilty of missing some of my own work. I don't think it's a good idea to watch all of it.
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I joined the Academy before Fargo. I was already a member when I got nominated.
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I saw Ron Rifkin do this thing, In Regard of Flight - it was a good play, but man, those actors. I wrote him a fan letter because of that show.
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I still get rattled. I get intimidated a lot.
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I teach a lot of acting classes, and people would always bring in American Buffalo.
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I think I've been in situations where they looked at me and just see some rich white guy - they don't see me at all.
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I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies.
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I was a dog in a past life. Really. I'll be walking down the street and dogs will do a sort of double take. Like, Hey, I know him.
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I'll tell you this about the Oscars - they're real.
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I'll watch it if there's something specific that I wanna see, or maybe early in the shoot I'll look at some dailies.
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I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion.
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I'm a pretty good carpenter. I got a real nice shop, we built a house in LA and I have a shop of every boy's dream.
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I'm also doing this movie called The Stripper And The Accountant. We have great ambitions for it. We sold it to Showtime.
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I'm not against watching myself, but I miss a lot of it. I've got two little kids who we don't let watch TV.
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I'm not good enough to do fine furniture, but I've got some projects going at home. I built an arbor out by our pool. Big sucker.
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I'm proud of Homicide, but I was scared to death through the whole thing. I'd love to do it again without being scared.
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I'm really proud of the writing on Door to Door, and I think that's the Emmy that meant the most - the writing.
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I'm sure I have a process, but it mostly takes place in my dreams.
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I've got a lathe, two of them, big ones. I could turn a Volkswagen on those suckers.
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If I like the story and it's well written, and it's a character I want to play and they'll pay me, then I decide to do it.
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It started with the Godfather, this operatic violence. I don't know.
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It's plenty fun on the set. You get to say, I like the blue one rather than the green one.
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Mamet is doing a film called Spartan. It's in the can. It's not locked, but it's close.
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Maria Bello was the hot young thing at the time, so I hardly talked to her. Too shy.
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Meryl Streep, she's won me. You know who else I like? Sally Field. She's such a babe. I'd like to do a romantic something with her.
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Most of the piracy is from people with a video camera, or from the editing bay - it's not the screeners.
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Most of the screeners I get are long after the films are already on videotape.
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My age is catching up with me, but I do want to do a romantic comedy with my wife, Felicity Huffman.
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My preparation is this: Try to read the script as fast as I can without reading any of the stage directions. I try to see it as a movie.
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Ninety percent of the preparation we do as actors is just jive. It doesn't do anything.
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Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood.
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Oh yeah, that's the Holy Grail, Pirates of the Caribbean. Johnny Depp, he's the real deal, isn't he? He doesn't get the girl, and he doesn't care.
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Oh, the Globes, that's a big drinking event. You spend all night thinking how can you get out to get a drink.
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On one hand, I've never had a real job. I got into this business and somehow, by hook or crook.
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One of the tough acting problems with a role like this is that he is so inactive. You can't act nothing - you have to act something.
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Rules are made to be broken. That script wasn't completed, but I'd just had a daughter and one word kept ringing in my head: tuition.
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Showtime gives you this very small window of opportunity to sell the film as a feature if you can find somebody to do it.
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Something screws up, no big deal. You just do it again. Jurassic Park is astounding because it's so technical.
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Sometimes you get DP's who will throw you on the fire of ugliness for their shot.
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Stephen King writes a lot of things that are really charming and quirky, and that are more ironic than horror.
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That red carpet has to be felt to be believed.
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The bar raises as you go.
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The next big thing is going to the Oscars. You think you've made it when you get to the Oscars.
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The only people who do plays in LA are people who can't get jobs in TV shows.
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The only thing I'm worried about is when they're 14 and their shirts are up to here and their butt floss is hanging out. God.
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The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything because they're not televised. Another great drinking night.
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There are some older women out there who are just knockouts, real beauties, and they're not getting the roles they should.
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We all want to be 20 again and have that first sense of love.
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We must admit that it is quite common that people do have affairs with their leading ladies and men.
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We thought sex was free. Sex is not free. There's a price to be paid emotionally, physically, even legally. Sex isn't a casual thing. It's a huge thing.
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When Fargo came out, I hired a publicist for the first time in my life. I thought, if ever I was going to make it, that was then.
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When I first moved to Chicago, right out of college, I was a bartender for maybe a year.
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When I moved to LA, I pretty much hit the ground running.
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When I was in New York, I was making a living. We had a summer house and a car that I could put in a garage. That's something for a stage actor.
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When I watch a film I get swept away. I don't really watch the camera.
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When they said, Do you wanna do a big, fat Hollywood movie? it sounded pretty good.
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When they say, imagine that the T. Rex is going to come and stick his head in there, pretty much anyone could make a face.
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Yeah, I made it. It sneaks up on you. You're some schmuck and you wake up one day and you go, Good God, I'm the cheese.
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