There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
I'm quite intuitive about what I pick. Often it's to do with what I've just done and how I'm feeling.
We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama.
I'm so motivated to collaborate with people and help them realize the kind of collective vision.
People going into the cities for the opportunities and the towns are getting older, no young people.
I found it an interesting portrait of a marriage in exploring notions of how one partner supports the other, whilst not jeopardizing the greater good - which is the family.
But just playing the partner of someone famous, I had a lot more freedom.
The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story.
You know Texas is - even more now that Enron has bit the dust - it's held up on the back of small businesses.
It was a lovely opportunity for the first time in my whole career to stand up and thank people who are really responsible for me getting to realize my dreams.
A Golden Globe is a mood-altering substance, there's no doubt about that.
I'm developing some screenplays at the moment with my Australian producer.
I'm pretty ruthless about that; I think when you sign over your story, you sign over your story.
And I grew up watching all the British ones so when you hear that from an early age, it makes it much easier than you guys who don't grow up with Australian television or British television.
We've got our football where no one wears anything and the guys are in little shorts and they beat the crap out of each other, and they can catch it and they can kick it, and it's the only place it's played in the world.
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