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They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don’t get it. It’s surprising.
I felt like I had two fathers. I had my real father and the father in my head.
I don’t mind if somebody comes up to me and shakes my hand, but if I’m in the middle of a restaurant and somebody asks me for a picture, I can be a jerk and say no, or I can say yes and draw more attention to myself, which is exactly the opposite of what I want.
Oh wow, you know what’s wrong with all these families on TV? All these kids say stuff no kid would say. Stuff grown-ups want them to say. Man, I’d make a really realistic family. Where kids get spankings. On TV parents say, ‘Oh, you shouldn’t do that ever again. Now you can have ice cream.’ Forget it.
He was so excited. He cut out pictures of these landscapes and neighborhoods and kind of really tried to give you a feel of the movie. It was kind of cute but at the same time it really showed his enthusiasm for it.
The funny thing is, I’m not really a big reader, not a big fan of books in the first place.
I get carded for soda, you know, when I go to the supermarket. I mean, they card me for everything. You know, I can’t even get through a hand of black jack without getting carded, like, five times.
I’m not one of those actors who needs the media spotlight all the time to feel gratified. I’m happy to do one project a year and take the rest of the year off as long as that project is special.
I’m not one of those people who needs that gratification of doing, like, 10 films a year.
If I find cool, open-minded people, want to do unique one-of-a-kind kind of project, I’ll do it as long as I can.
I lead a simple life. I feed the fish. I walk the dogs. I cook dinner. Occasionally I take a meeting.
I write a good amount. I’ve been gathering up a backlog of stuff and maybe I’ll do something with it someday, but I don’t want to talk about it just yet because that would jinx it.
I’m not expecting the American literary community to welcome me with open arms. To them I’m just some schmuck kid who wrote some book.
It drives me crazy when your parents try to read your mind. It’s even worse when they try to read your mail.
I’ve always said that acting found me. I didn’t really find it.
I’d made enough made money by the time I was 12 to never work again, so it’s not about a big pay check with me.
Gosh, I couldn’t even talk right until I was about 6 years old or something like that.
There’s more to me, you know? I’m not Macaulay Culkin, ‘Home Alone’ kid. I’m Macaulay Culkin… actor.
I hope I’m remembered as the king of the world, the noble man who united all the nations of the earth. But that probably won’t happen.
I could have gone the route of a lot of these former child actors, but I didn’t want that for myself. Like I said, when I was 14 years old, I decided to quit. I didn’t ever want to do it again.
A lot of people meet me and they’re like, ‘Why aren’t you crazy?’
All the child-star cliches, I’ve tried very hard to avoid them all.
I’m doing naughty things, I’m drinking too much, I’m going to clubs. It really didn’t matter to me, other than the fact that some parents wouldn’t let their kids hang out with me.
I’ve led a very isolated existence since I was 6 years old. It’s kind of been me and my mind.
I do have a family, and I do have friends, and so-called friends, and acquaintances, and many other people I see only around Christmas time. Maybe they could vouch for me. Maybe they could testify to my existence and save a part of me that thinks I’m no better than a bag of potato chips.
I don’t even know how to define myself. I’m a person who writes. It’s something I enjoy, and hopefully people enjoy it as well.
My father was overbearing. Very controlling. He was always the way he is, even before my success. He was not always a good person. He’d play mind games to make sure I knew my place. I don’t see him, which is unfortunate. But I don’t have any desire to see him. I vaguely know where he is, and I don’t want to know.
It’s about finding unique, one-of-a-kind films that I would want to see myself. I think ‘Party Monster’ is one of those.
I try not to label myself anything, really, but you know, I’m definitely an indoorsy person, and I definitely kind of just try to, you know, stay away from life in the public eye, at least.
I can go to any restaurant without a reservation, but while I’m there, everyone’s gonna be staring.
After seeing ‘Big,’ I wanted an elevator that opened directly into my apartment, just like Tom Hanks did.
Because of what I did when I was 10 years old, I’m not living from paycheck to paycheck, and I can do things because I want to do them.
People still recognize me all the time on the street. The first thing they say when they stop me is, ‘Where have you been?’ The second comment they make is always, ‘Oh, you’ve grown up.’
Most of the offers I get from Hollywood are for teen comedies. My manager thinks I’m crazy for turning down all that money, but I’m very picky.
Michael Jackson and I talk all the time. I think we understand each other in a way that most people can’t understand either of us.