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Kitsch is more dangerous than it looks when taken to the extreme.
 

New York's like a boxing match. In Hollywood, it's like a Fellini movie or something.
 

People try to keep their past, like kind of holding on to their past. Every Springsteen song talks about that.
 

Sometimes you meet people and you feel like you've known them for a long time.
 

The British keep employing me, and that makes me like them. It also makes me think they're very intelligent.
 

The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office.
 

The more you expose yourself as a celebrity, the less interesting you are to watch in your work, because if you're putting yourself out there all the time, you're not holding anything back.
 

The reason bin Laden staggered the planes going into the towers was so every camera would be focused on the second tower when the plane hit. It was not only the murder, but the perpetual image of the horror that permeated into people's consciousness.
 

There are some good people. But a good chunk of them will lie for no reason at all - it'll be ten o'clock and they'll tell you it's nine. You're looking at the clock and you can't even fathom why they're lying. They just lie because that's what they do.
 

Usually I play people who just keep babbling on and on and on.
 

When applied to politics and taken to its extreme, kitsch is the mask of death. Fascism was all aesthetics. There was no core principle to it. There was no truth to it.
 


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