The thing about kids is that they express emotion. They don't hold back. If they want to cry, they cry, and if they are in a good mood, they're in a good mood.
I've always had confidence. It came because I have lots of initiative. I wanted to make something of myself.
I don't think more concentration is required for Robert De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.
I think in twenty years I'll be looked at like Bob Hope. Doing those president jokes and golf shit. It scares me.
You know, making a movie is a collaborative effort and sometimes all the ingredients don't work out. I know that every now and again I am going to make a movie that won't work.
I'd like to produce, direct, write, score, and star in a film in exactly the way Chaplin did. I'll do that before I'm thirty.
In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!
I'm relaxed about my career. I've been making movies for over 20 years, so I've earned at least the right to relax.
We want the same effect as if someone's house burned here, ... We want to give them a normal life as soon as possible.
We need to be prepared to help with their rent and utilities for six months to a year, ... We don't want them working right now.
There's somethin' about singing, that is the business! You sing, women go crazy! 'Cause Mick Jagger is an ugly motherfucker...with big-ass lips! Mick Jagger's lips so big, black people be goin', 'He got some big-ass lips! These are big motherfuckin' lips!
I've made 30 movies and for the most part my movies work. In a business where success is an exception and not the rule, I've mostly been successful.
I have nothing against homosexuals. I think an orgasm is your thing, and you should fuck whoever the fuck you feel like fucking. Whoever makes you come the hardest. Anybody who says you shouldn't, politely tell them to mind their own business.
I'm 42 and the age of a guy who has kids, so I guess I'm playing right where I'm supposed to be. I'm comfortable with that, but in the same breath I'd do something edgy. If someone came to me and offered me an edgy and funny story, then I'd do it.
In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job.
If I don't die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow.