Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
Something happens to us all when we experience something as a unit that doesn't occur when we're on our couches or holding our little portable DVD players.
Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots, I'm put on videotape. I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on a shelf and never get better.
People are nice enough, but you can hear the giant tick of the second hand. People are so harried.
It's rare to be treated like a friend you haven't met in a Hollywood meeting.
It's really important to stay engaged and involved in the character.
Writing is hard work. Generating stories that catch people's attention and holding it are very difficult.
I am not a long-run actor. I admire actors who can do that.
Very often, I don't make it through moments of recording because it is genuinely funny and absolutely ridiculous that a 60-year-old grown man is making these noises.
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give.
You hear the same work by different orchestras, different conductors, violinists, pianists, singers, and slowly, the work reveals itself and begins to live deeper in you.
There are a couple of roles I haven't played that I want to. I would love to play Shiloh.
Because I don't take money, I'll go anywhere and do a benefit concert with almost any orchestra.
Kids now are so used to surround sound and the power in theater speakers, that the concert hall is a disappointment to them.
High school music teachers... nobody makes a living off it.
We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information.
In television you go in with this operating system that it is a crapshoot.
If it's right and true, it's listened to and accommodated.
I'd forgotten I'd done the anime called Spirited Away, the English version of a Japanese film.
I've played Lear three times, I would love to do it again.
A lot affects the outcome. It boils down to scheduling and the commitment of the network.
Every time I hear, Cut. Print, something cold and electrical goes off in my head, because I'm never going to change that film.
I am certainly not a mainstream religious man.
I love pulling people into concert halls who might not otherwise go and getting their ears tuned.
When something really extreme happens, you have to find a way to embrace that and include it in how you think about the character. Sometimes it's not easy.
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