I don't belive in God. I believe in...Al Pacino.
I am always saying, 'I don't believe in God; I believe in Al Pacino.' And that's true. If I ever get a phone call saying 'Would you like to work with Al Pacino?' I would go crazy.
I've always said I don't believe in God, I believe in Al Pacino.
An award doesn't necessarily make you a better actor.
Bond is the longest-running franchise ever and there's a reason for that: they are action movies but they are also touched by current events without being political or too serious.
I'm a great believer in stunt doubles. They do an amazing job.
Imagine the situation between Israel and Palestine. It's such a big mess. You can be on one side or the other. But what's clear is that there's an urgent need for a solution there and that's been dragging on for so long.
When you put gas in your car you are making a political statement, because you are supporting the empires that control and continue the destruction of some countries.
I look at myself, and I see a Spanish person who's trying to be understood by an English-speaking audience and is putting a lot of energy into that, instead of into expressing himself freely and feeling comfortable.
The middle and working classes are paying the debt that the financial markets created.
What does my performance have to do with Russell Crowe's? Nothing. If I play Gladiator and we all play Gladiator with Ridley Scott in the same amount of time, maybe we have a chance to see who did it best.
I will work with a director who has good material because at the end of the day, that's what counts.
Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people? But I cannot help people, because I am a hypochondriac.
This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be.
There is no middle ground in Hollywood; you're a failure or you're a success. That mentality is wild.
We live in the moment now where this whole movie business is crazy.
The award is important in order to bring people to the movie theater. That's the only principle meaning of any award.
My truth - what I believe - is that there are no answers here and, if you are looking for answers, you'd better choose the question carefully.
The personal thing is something I have never talked about. And I never will. That is prohibited. My job is public. But that's it. When you're not working, you don't have an obligation to be public.
When you are portraying somebody that has a very specific emotional weight, you feel like you're really starting to abandon your own body and go to someplace else.