” I’m not a fan of these very cutty, handheld-y kind of films or TV shows, where a cut is just every half second or every two seconds, where you’re desensitized to it. To me, a cut should say something and be impactful. “


” I used to want to be a critic. I think it’s an awesome job. You get to watch all this stuff and then write about it and analyze it and give insight into it. That’s an amazing job. I was terrible at it, though. “


” This is the great thing about TV is that when you discover certain strengths in an actor, you can then begin to exploit them in really fun ways. “


” When you don’t have a main character that’s flawed, I don’t know how you relate to that person. “


” I never try and tune anything out. I think that’s a mistake. You want to bring all the honest stuff that’s going on inside you into your work. Otherwise, you’re keeping a lot of authenticity out. “


” I don’t care if you’re a Democrat or a Republican or a conservative, the election of Trump is a national tragedy for multiple reasons. It will go down as one of the worst tragedies in American history. But he’s not a dictator. This happened because we either allowed it or voted for it. “


” Taxi Driver’ is one of those films that is groundbreaking in how much you’re inside this character’s head. It uses voice-over in a revolutionary way where the audience is invited as a co-conspirator to the whole story line. “


” I think technology gives the illusion that you are connecting with people, social media particularly. “



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I think technology gives the illusion that you are connecting with people, social media particularly.

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