There must be a better reason to have a baby than to provide a plot point in a rom-com. Don't you think?
Samurai films, like westerns, need not be familiar genre stories. They can expand to contain stories of ethical challenges and human tragedy.
Reese Witherspoon is as cute as a button on Raggedy Ann's overalls, but irresistible raw sex appeal is not one of her qualities.
My motto: 'No good movie is depressing. All bad movies are depressing.'
It is not enough for a movie to be righteous. It must also be watchable.
My parents would have loved me to go to university - Oxbridge, particularly.
I was never a juvenile lead or a romantic hero, and I didn't come into my own as an actor until I was 40.
I have a rubbery face.
I was not easy to cast, but also, I have never been typecast.
People who are seriously damaged by sudden fame and notoriety have, in my experience, very low esteem at the root of their being.
To walk out on a marriage and leave a child was painful.
I was so determined not to pass on to my children what I perceived to be the faults of my upbringing.
Of course, I've known people who have mental difficulties, so I know how fragile people's psyches are and how little it can take to overbalance somebody.
Throughout my career, as both a physician and a scientist, I have drawn inspiration from Merck's unwavering commitment to scientific excellence. Over time, this commitment has brought forth an unparalleled number of breakthrough medicines and vaccines that improve the lives of patients around the world.
By acquiring Biovex, we're continuing the transformation of Amgen into a company that supports therapeutic oncology as well as supportive care oncology.
I personally believe, as church law sets out, that sanctions are an absolute last resort, particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments.
Most analysts would agree that if all the undocumented immigrants in California were deported in one day, our state would experience a severe economic downturn. This does not even consider the many cultural and spiritual gifts these immigrants bring to our state and nation.
I find it inconceivable that we're meeting for five and a half days, and there isn't one moment on the agenda to deal with the greatest crisis we've ever had in the church since 1789.
I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
We're not at a point in time to be taking chances with children and young people in the church. The Holy Father himself said... there is no room in the priesthood or religious life for someone who has abused a child. I think he's right.
Canon law itself says for one case of guilt, a priest can be dismissed from the clerical state. One.
We're seeing a much larger ministry here for the general community. Not just Catholics, but others are calling us too. They're not looking for lawyers or suing their grandfathers, but counseling and healing.
It's hard to determine where lies culpability.
With respect to Holy Communion, it is up to the communicant to decide whether they are in a state of grace and worthy to receive the Eucharist. Each one of us makes that decision.
I found out that many of our Catholics simply don't know what the church teaches, and why, on a lot of issues, and therefore are saying things that they think are okay. They simply don't know.