Having an education is invaluable.
I liked that idea. Someone who's trying to perform herself and not succeeding.
You're not going to do good work if you're not choosing something because it inspires you.
I studied English literature; I took 2 independent religion classes, but I wasn't a religion major really.
I feel there is no shortage of real interesting women's roles. But I found them and did all of them just now.
I'm still trying to figure out what the right line is between myself and the people I play. Sometimes I go too far one way or too far the other.
I don't see that many movies lately that are actually about something, that are trying to challenge something about the way that people interact.
I think Secretary's funny, it is about sex, and there's a lot of sex in it, sex is the key, but you're talking about a lot of other complicated things.
A big part of being an actress specifically is feeling entitled to your artistic opinion, feeling that it means something, and being able to stand by it.
I made a movie where I played a girl that just got out of prison and we shot it very very quickly but very intensely-that took me a long time to get over.