Ghost Rider was an entirely new experience, and he got me thinking.(1998, Movieline Magazine) I see Miles Davis as a surrealist father of mine. Then I went out and started talking about how if Picasso could paint surreal, why couldn't actors try to achieve that as well?He was the first person to believe in me as an actor, the one who first said he understood what I was talking about. Before we went on he said to me, "Why aren't you wearing your leather jacket? Then Miles came on, and he was very considerate and he said, "I hear what you're saying." He kept looking at me like we had our own connection. He said the words I needed to hear to keep going with my choices.Nothing affected me -- no rock song, no classical music -- the way Dean affected in "Eden." It blew my mind. I am going to the airport, I am with people, some of the interactions are good, some of them are not so good, but it keeps me in touch with being, you know, part of society.I was like, "That's what I want to do." This was before everyone had a thing called a Smartphone, and before the advent of the "celebutard" -- just being famous for famous' sake. And I think that's necessary to stay relevant to be able to tell stories about people, which is what actors do.[on the most haunted place he's ever been to] There's a house I used to live in called The La Laurie Mansion on Royal Street in New Orleans, and it's notorious as the most haunted house in the United States.That might scare some people in the casting office. If you buy into praise, to people who adore you, you might get lazy and say, 'Well, I'll just keep doing that.' You have to stay uncomfortable. I saw him in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), East of Eden (1955).Nothing affected me - no rock song, no classical music - the way Dean affected in Eden. I was like, 'That's what I want to do.' This was before everyone had a thing called a Smartphone - just being famous for famous' sake.I wanted to find something where I could use my life experience, my memories and my emotions."I started acting because I wanted to be James Dean.
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, MTV Movie Award for Best Villain, MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance, Independent Spirit A...
I'm not complaining, but it really sucks to be famous right now. now in the LA Times, the critic who reviewed Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009), incorporated how many homes I bought or sold into the review. I spent time in there alone in total darkness to get some inspiration to write the great American horror novel, but I didn't get far.
What the hell does Lindsay Lohan's personal life have to do with her performance in The Canyons (2013)? What difference does it make if Bill Clinton had an affair -- how does that affect his performance as President? I'm not gonna go into detail.[on having a stalker] That was horrible.
Cage received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance as an alcoholic Hollywood writer in Leaving Las Vegas (1995) before coming to the attention of wider audiences with mainstream films such as The Rock (1996), Face/Off (1997), Con Air (1997), City of Angels (1998), Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) and National Treasure (2004).
He earned his second Academy Award nomination for his performance as Charlie and Donald Kaufman in Adaptation (2002).