If a woman gets insomnia, you never know where you're going to find her furniture the next morning. It's primal. We have so little we can control, but we can perfect the way our room looks.
Filming is a funny combination of having a good time and not being able to wait until it's over.
I'm not crazy about having my picture taken. I'd rather talk my head off.
I'm somebody's ex-wife, and I did things that drove him nuts. And now I'm somebody's girlfriend, for many years, and I've got different things that drive him nuts.
When I hear that a project takes place out of town, the material better be terrific, and it has to come at the right time. My kids are getting older, so it's getting easier, but being a mother - it's a difficult thing to juggle.
Catherine Keener really gets me. She and I have such a shorthand together.
Hollywood always likes to create a star.
Hollywood is lacking realness in their female characters. I don't think I'm the only one who thinks that and wants to change it.
I always had good friends, but I did not feel like a cool girl, ever.
I definitely feel like a native New Yorker. My personality was formed there.
I don't think of myself in a political way, though I am definitely a feminist.
I have a stack of scripts that I've read - I'm in the lucky position where I get offered things - but I haven't wanted to direct many of them.
I hear people talk in my head, and I write it down. I choose where they live and how they dress to be real.
I rarely need career advice because I don't have a career. No, that's not true. I can't really go far away while my kids are living with me.
I went to NYU for a year and a half, and I graduated from there and then years later went to Columbia for graduate school.
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