Forget acting. It’s all about rock ‘n’ roll.
I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo. And then the bits and pieces were sculpted. It took probably 10 days to create each character after all those camera tests.
They had a hard time miking me in my loin cloth, I mean, where were they gonna tape it?
Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren’t very good.
The test audience holds a great deal of power in the process of filmmaking in the United States.
I would act whether or not I was paid. I would be involved in ensemble groups. I would have the desire to tell stories.
I wish the rock ‘n’ roll scene to be back in.
I still don’t understand the music industry that much. Everything I learned was from hanging out with rock musicians in studios. I certainly have respect for those who make music their livelihood.
Graham Greene, as I understand it, was quite outspoken in his criticism of American foreign policy.
Saigon is hot, full of atmosphere, activity, and commerce.
Ian McKellen is brilliant with research. I paid really close attention to the sources he goes to. He’s a very, very intelligent man.
What if Shakespeare had had a test audience for Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet?
I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney, and have the chance to work there.
I remember thinking, I want to work for the camera.
Horrible things happen, but were they horrible? No, they were just circumstances of the world.