In many ways, being yourself is dispelling stereotypes.
I don't think I could keep my position as a well-standing man in the world if I thought there were roles for men and women.
I haven't sat down and memorized the language of Elvish, and anyone who does that is crazy!
Well, its very exasperating when you can't get it right.
I chose to stylize 'Among Friends' and add a dark comedic element because I didn't want to get pigeonholed as a genre director. I have a pretty dark sense of humor and knew that in order to get distribution, I had to do something in the genre for my first time out.