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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 don't enjoy movies in 3D. I find I can't engage with the story as well.
I suffer from overheating quite easily.
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.
Having a partner who has nothing to do with Hollywood helps keep things in perspective.
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?
Well, I never wear shoes at home. Never.
When you're promoting a film it's really interesting trying to gauge what people think about it.
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.
A movie that gets a PG-13 rating can show someone running down a street killing 27 people. And there are no repercussions.
Comic-strip stuff isn't really my cup of tea, really.
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.
I don't really relate to certain blokey men who just want to talk about blokey things. I never really know what to say and I always feel I have to act blokey in order to have them not say, 'You're a weirdo.'
I don't understand the actor who plays the same role from movie to movie. Maybe it's because I worked on long-running television when I was in my teens, and so the idea of playing the same role just bores me intensely. I'd rather not do it at all.
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