Americans accept that gangsters are running the government.
I don't think people have been able to deal with the fact that African American filmmakers can make movies about life and relationships.
I have personal beliefs and they are sometimes reflected in the movies I make, but I also reflect other points of view.
I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
I was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches.
I wouldn't say I'm a method actor. I do research when I feel I don't have enough experience for the part I'm playing.
I've used drugs that I do consider to be dangerous, drugs that are potentially detrimental to kids and society at large.
Is Walt turning over in his grave? A man named Joe Roth runs Disney right now-he gave me the go-ahead and total freedom to do whatever I wanted to do.
Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom.
There's the theory that nudity doesn't really make something sexy the characters and their relationship make it sexy.
Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film. I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.