There's something to be taken from every job, whether it's crap or good. Sometimes, on the awful ones, I get more of an education about other areas of my business.
Oh no, I'm not a historian or anything like that.
At AFI, you make three cycle films your first year, and then you make a thesis film your second year, and I watched Darren Aronofsky's cycle films and was blown away – there was a young Lucy Liu, who was just part of that generation. And I just wanted to be part of that tradition.
The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family 'gets together' alone.
Our culture already has a number of well known stories about artificial life and non-human intelligence. In 'Exegesis,' I've tried to not only tell a new and engaging story but also to comment on those well known stories through the details of my novel.
A single element in transactional mode can never be analysed to calculate either loss or presumptive loss. The losses or gains of all elements in the transaction need to be analysed.