Cause I won't repeat myself, the way I dress and look.
I just think we're living in a time of massive, amazing change, like the Industrial Revolution on acid.
My idols are all older.
I think right now in the world we're feeling like there's no solid ground beneath our feet, you know?
I've been overwhelmed; I was a single mother for a time.
In a collaborative environment directors hire actors because they want their input, not just their bodies.
It's important for me to see as many colors in the character as possible.
It's part of the fun of it to work with strong personalities.
Most movie stars don't change their look at all.
My whole career is based on taking a left turn after each film and doing the opposite of what I've just done.
The least consideration of any film I've ever worked on is who is right for it.
Well, for someone who looks like me you wonder where Alfred Hitchcock is.
You look at Gone With the Wind, how right Vivian Leigh was for that. Don't know if that would happen today.
That's where I got my start and where I'll continue to work, but I can't tell you the number of films between Drugstore Cowboy and Curly Sue that I auditioned for and wanted that didn't choose me.
Yeah, I do feel badly sometimes, not for whose coming up and getting roles I'm not right for anymore but the people I compete with, who range from Uma Thurman on up.
And sometimes I do films so my daughter can see me work.
All I really want to do is entertain people out there sitting in the dark and for them to believe it.
But actors at a certain point take the best of what's available to them.
I can't wait til I get the chance to be a character and how my face looks isn't the first consideration.
I don't care what people's myths are about me.
I do come shackled with whatever people think I am.
I like to show as much of a woman as I can. I like to fill things out.
I mean, I always feel incredibly lucky to get a job.
I make a good living and I've never looked at myself as being an artiste.
In their 30s women really start to live... they're not children anymore, and they're not just mothers.
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