Even when you read the script of 'Big Fish,' which is really a terrific script, you don't really get into the world that he's creating until you take that step with him, that first step into a world he's created in his mind.

Documentaries really hold a lens up to life and capture real emotions. It's so rich for me to see a film and know that it's real. I love being invested in real situations and ... the things people go through in life.

I'll tell you one thing. I love Philadelphia. One of the first things I did outside of New York was at the Theater of the Living Arts on South Street.

This was this guy's passion. He sat in movie theaters when he probably was supposed to make collections and break some knees or something.