“We all make mistakes, and sometimes I did things I shouldn’t have done. And sometimes you have to call yourself out on it.”
“I’m a rebel. I don’t play by the rules and I don’t give a shit.”
“You can’t really ask actors to act bad. You hire bad actors and just don’t say anything.”
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“I love it so much but I have no one to talk to about it.”
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“I didn’t mind a lack of cohesive plot. It just really appealed to me.”
“It’s like comedic malpractice. It shouldn’t work. But yet at the end of that 12-minute opener, I feel good. I’m in the palm of his hand.”
“Oh, there she is. C’mon, let’s go Mitzy!”
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