I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.
I don't think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it's certainly worth a try.
Every time I go to a movie, it's magic, no matter what the movie's about.
Godzilla was the most masterful of all dinosaur movies because it made you believe it was really happening.