"I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed. That’s the only way I can express it."
Chiwetel Ejiofor (born July 10, 1977)
A Thanksgiving Message from Gary Oldman [x]
"The best way to establish guilt or innocence is non-stop interrogation."
Pirated J. Edgar DVD cover.
aka the best thing you’ll see on tumblr today.
“I never saw myself as a comedian. I saw myself as a guy who can act funny.”
I just said to myself coming along thinking and wondering if you had such a thing as a, umm, such a thing Christopher, a as a balloon about you?
Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer, 1998.
According to a 2008 NY Times article, psychologists in Britain and the U.S. reported a number of people experiencing “Truman Syndrome” or “The Truman Show delusion” - the belief that they are the unwitting star of their own reality-TV show. Reportedly, many of those afflicted have specifically mentioned the film while in therapy. More recently, on Sept. 16, 2013, the detailed account of one Ohio student who suffered for years from the Truman Show delusion is documented in the New Yorker magazine article, “Unreality Star”, by Andrew Marantz. [ 1 / 2 / 3 ]
“I tend to discourage people from calling me ‘Sir Ian,’ because I don’t like being separated out from the rest of the population. Of course, it can be useful if you’re writing an official letter, like trying to get a visa or something passed through Parliament. They’re impressed by these things.”