Some people work hard in this business and become really popular really big stars but they never receive an award from within the business. Somehow when your colleagues and friends believe in you to the point of handing you an award it means so much more.
How many deaf people do you know in real life? Unless they live in a cave or are 14 which seems to be true for most people in this business what could I possibly tell them that they don't already know?
Just because you've made a couple movies you've done some good movies you've been nominated for some Academy Awards whatever nobody's entitled. It's a business. If they don't see it I can think they're wrong but I'm not entitled to a $15 million budget to make a film.
The owners don't win by having a lockout. Shutting down your business is not good for anybody and it's certainly not good for the players it's certainly not good for the fans. And that's most important to us.
In terms of having a business I wanted to let it go beyond what my personal taste is. Basically I'm in a kilt and a white shirt every day. So you know I don't have a lot of scope and I'm really picky about what I wear.
To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be very honest in their business dealings. They are noble hard-working and anxious to do the right thing. But joy eludes them they lack the joy that the Irish have.
Why do only boys get to chase? Nuh-uh! If anything I think this whole sitting back and waiting thing can be self-sabotaging. We have to send up flares. We have to let guys know we're open for business.