I love to rescue animals.... The pounds were so crowded they were putting animals down almost immediately. Seven thousand dogs were put to sleep.
Unfortunately, overall, movies are a conglomerate. People buy and sell people in this business, which can get really ugly
There is so much in the world to care about.
I like movies about longing and desperation, and dark and light things, stories about people struggling to raise children, and to have relationships and be intimate with each other.
I've always loved film more than theater.
It would be great to make a movie that had the style of a great '30's film.
We like our archetypes and heroes to be what they are at face value. And life doesn't work out like that
My mother opened a bank account for me when I made $60 on my first day of work as an extra. She's that kind of mother
When man decides he can control nature, he's in deep trouble
There's always a side of a woman that likes a man from the other side of the tracks
I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out for little projects that people don't even know about, that just surface later on.
I'm interested in flawed protagonists. I was raised on them.
I was raised by an actress, and I watched all those women turn 60 and ask, Shouldn't get face work? My mother and Anne Bancroft said, We're not going to fall into that.
There's something so accessible about heroes who have faults.
Luckily, I was raised by people whod already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didnt want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job.
I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.
I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people.
I wanted to go to Jupiter. That was my plan from day one, and David Lynch gave me the ticket.
You don't have to run away from life your whole life. You can really live. You can change. And you can be an agent of change.
You can hardly tell where the computer models finish and the real dinosaurs begin
If my career were a hairstyle, it would be helmet-head.
I just love, I love, I love movies.
It's really fun to act like a bimbo. But it's fun to act like a bimbo only when people know that you really aren't one.
You can change. And you can be an agent of change.
I left our home to work on a movie, and while I was away, my boyfriend [Billy Bob Thorton] got married, and I've never heard from him again.
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