The SAS is the most elite of the special forces in the world. They are not people who go out and advertise; they keep it inside. They don't want anybody to know about them.
Music has always been an important thing to me in my life and understand I've worked in the music business.
Well I don't think I've scored my life exclusively to Ray Charles.
This devil loves mankind because men are going to always make the choice that will send him into ascendancy. He's been winning the game for a long time.
And it's a question of how far we're willing to go in order to let the ego shine, in order to let that beacon penetrate not only the local scene but the world.
You'd be surprised how many movie stars still care about the work.
It's much easier to work with an unknown.
I feel very comfortable shooting music, and I think you can see that.
Ray Charles, in his own way, it's like at the beginning, Ray Charles changed American music, not once but twice.
The director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself.
Russell Crowe is very difficult, but it's worth it. He's the real thing. I can tell you this. Russell Crowe was just as difficult before he was an international star as he was afterwards.
It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego.
I'm not in front of the camera, they are. I encourage them; I build up as much of their confidence and ego as possible. They've got to take control; I can't act it out.
I really believe you can predict when someone has a great attitude, a real well of talent.