I appreciate Love Advent because they like to experiment with creatively different concepts that are unforgettable and fun to shoot!

Alexis Ren

You have to get it in your brain that you don't belong to yourself as an actor, but that you belong to the director who creates the character.

Anne Parillaud

Simply as an exercise in efficient politics, Obama '08 rewrote the textbook. His accomplishment was historic and one that transformed how race and politics intersect in our society. Obama is the leading edge of this change, but his success is merely the ripple in a pond that grows deeper every day.

Gwen Ifill

Ageing is very exciting. But if I didn't work on ageing, I'd want to work on the brain. There are really cool techniques you can use now. And bioinformatics. The methods you can use for comparing large data sets – that's so powerful.

Cynthia Kenyon

I was OK in school, but I always missed a lot because I was playing so much. But if I'd stuck at it, I imagine that I'd be doing something financial or economical. Finance always attracted me, even though maths was always a bit of a love-hate relationship. I would have tried playing football, but I don't think I'd have made it.

Matteo Manassero