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Ultimately, it’s a pretty confusing moment.
Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister’s husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general.
In a country as large and diverse as America, compromise is how we get things done. It isn’t always pretty, but we have to find solutions to our problems that, at the end of the day, most people can live with.
I’ve always been a pretty private, quiet kind of person and so I haven’t had to change my life really at all, I don’t think.
Red carpets are pretty unpredictable. You can go from one person asking you what you’re wearing to the next person asking you about the situation in Haiti. It’s the extreme juxtaposition, and some of the questions can throw me!
I’ll need every ounce that I have to drive it through. Film and TV require that energy. Sometimes fight scenes can be pretty intense. When I was shooting ‘Heaven’ it was truly guerrilla film-making.
Old age treats freelance writers pretty gently.
As far as talent goes, we had pretty much everything, and I think that’s why this year was so successful.
A lot of people think I don’t like them just because I’m pretty quiet. But there are certain things people don’t necessarily need to know. There’s got to be some things for me.
In the romantic sense, I’m pretty useless with guys. If I see somebody who I’m attracted to, generally I just think, ‘Oh well, he’s not interested in me.’ The only time that I talk to guys is when they talk to me first.
Everything’s completely different, and it’s been hard. Fortunately, I have a lot of wonderful people around me, and I think I’m handling things pretty well.
I’m a pretty good drummer. I’m pretty good at guitar, bass and piano. I can play accordion; I’m not virtuoso. I’ve played cello before. My sister played it, and I know how to play it, but I’m not the best. Violin is kind of the same thing.
I know Dan Reynolds from Imagine Dragons. We went to the same church. I’m pretty sure he’s still Mormon. I left the church long ago.
I like to see how other people work and be part of their stuff and see what I can do to be part of their worlds. Its a pretty big challenge, and that excites me.
I haven’t done a lot of things in my career that my kids can watch, because they are 8, 6 and 3, and they are pretty young; so given the concepts that the film was about a superhero, it was a black superhero, and it was a father and son type partnership.