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I think that's the whole point of Bridget Jones. It's all about that it's okay to fail.
Strangely enough I'm better on a stage. I love that I feel like I blossom in front of a whole bunch of people.
With 2 movies opening this summer, I have no relaxing time at all. Whatever I have is spent in a drunken stupor.
I think I'm rather young and sprightly, but then you see pictures of yourself and think, 'Who is that old man?' and I realise I'm not as young as I thought I was.
I'm quite proud of some of the films I've done, but less for the acting than for the fact that they're unpretentious and entertaining. I'm proud of having made unpretentious choices.
As it is, I have a limited range as an actor - light comedy. I have never been a fan of romantic comedies, and yet that is what I have ended up mostly doing.
I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative. Like actually writing a script, or writing a book. But the awful truth is that I... probably can't!
Japanese women have always loved my films, even when no one else did. Ever since I made 'Maurice' in the 1980s, I've been getting hundreds of letter from Japanese girls. They definitely have a special place in my heart.
Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is.
The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
Well, you know I have an office, my film offices. So I know that syndrome. I fancy offices, so there must be something wrong with me. Even the window cleaner intrigues me. It's a very sexy environment.
I have no doubt that I'd be a marvelous father. Maybe not when they're tiny, but when they're a little bit older, I think I'd be rather good.
I look at life and I see some very happy relationships, but I also see the vast majority as not being that happy.
I'm very unrelaxed doing a newspaper interview.
Neither Elizabeth or I are keen to do a real-life couple on the screen. It's not very electric.
Plus, teaching brings home to you very fast that you actually know nothing. I didn't realize that before.
When I think about actors I know, I'd much rather hear about who they're shagging than what film they're doing next.
I don't particularly like babies. I don't mind them for about four minutes. That's my max. After that I can't quite see what everyone's fussing about.
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