I went through a mod and goth-phase when I decided that I wouldn't ever be the bronzed beach-bunny. I started going as pale as I possibly could.
Who would want a face that hasn't seen or lived properly, hasn't got any wrinkles that come with age, experience and laughter? Not me, anyway.
Obviously, if Woody Allen calls and says he wants you to read a script, of course you read it.
When something is a vocation, you don't really make a decision about it.
Because the picture is called 'Veronica Guerin,' you expect a biopic. But it's really about the last two years of her life.
Fine-tuning a play like 'Uncle Vanya,' which is already well-known to the people playing it, is not so much a verbal exercise as it is a visceral one.