Ben Gazzara

You can do more of independent films. A Hollywood picture, you’ll do one a year, one of those big blockbusters, right? Then you’ve gotta go to the gym to get in shape to do all of the running and shooting and diving and falling and hitting and all that stuff they do today.

“You can do more of independent films. A Hollywood picture, you’ll do one a year, one of those big blockbusters, right? Then you’ve gotta go … Read More

Maybe for others it was difficult to find a role that suited my type. But I never thought of myself as a type. I really thought I could play anything, quite frankly. And I have. Especially in the theater, which is where I came from. And I may go back to soon, as a matter of fact. To Broadway.

“Maybe for others it was difficult to find a role that suited my type. But I never thought of myself as a type. I really … Read More

I love awards, especially if I get them. It’s up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John was rejected by studios, he borrowed money and did movies with his own money. You’re either courageous or not. You have to find a way.

“I love awards, especially if I get them. It’s up to the courage of the filmmakers to make art in cinema, not just business. John … Read More