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I don't enjoy movies in 3D. I find I can't engage with the story as well.
I don't feel I'm making a conscious effort to go more commercial.
Where do you even draw the line between genres?
Working on films where the money's more important than the creativity, I just get a bit freaked out by that. I just don't feel comfortable.
You work on things and you have such faith in them while you're making them that everything feels special - in a way.
Having a partner who has nothing to do with Hollywood helps keep things in perspective.
I never really enjoyed the fame stuff.
I suffer from overheating quite easily.
I tend to project my father figure onto any director that I'm working with, or mother, if I'm working with a female, or it can be confused.
I think a lot of actors take on fun roles and then they're lazy or flippant with them. I just can't do that.
I went through a period where I just wanted to punch everybody. Since then, I've had a lot of therapy and I've figured a lot of things out.
I'll have a different answer tomorrow that I do today.
I'm far more comfortable in my 40s than I ever was.
I'm never there enough to really keep up with what's going on in the Australian film industry. I just try and be part of it as much as I can.
I've always been resistant to parties and schmoozing.
I've been asked to do action-oriented movies in the past and they just haven't been right for me.
Men often still expect women to be under their thumb.
On stage, you've got dialogue you've learned. You've got a paying audience. It couldn't be better, you know?
When you're promoting a film it's really interesting trying to gauge what people think about it.
It's hard to pinpoint why all of a sudden a group of Australian films will be doing well and why they perhaps are better made than some from the past.
The reality is that we have all these awards and all these festivals that give out awards, so you sort of go, 'okay, well, people liked the film, and I think it's a good film, and it's up for an award - well, I guess it should win the award then.'
A movie that gets a PG-13 rating can show someone running down a street killing 27 people. And there are no repercussions.
A lot of people are going to hate me for saying this, but one of my least favorite kinds of music, or the kind of music that I feel I've so got out of my system, is musicals music.
Doing that hunt scene was really quite demanding. I actually broke a rib during that scene. And then all the scenes after that became quite challenging, just breathing and laughing.
Every time you say yes to a film there's a certain percentage of your yes that has to do with the director, a certain percentage to do with the story, a certain percentage with the character, the location, etc.
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