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16 quotations by Casey Affleck

QuoteWhen a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression.Quote

QuoteThey wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good.Quote

QuoteThe first movie was mostly about George and Julia. This one is mostly about me and Catherine and our love story and our whole history. So it's a very different movie.Quote

QuotePeople bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had.Quote

QuoteIn my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them.Quote

QuoteI'm tired of playing the brat.Quote

QuoteI tricked myself into doing this movie.Quote

QuoteI moved out to LA, got an agent, started auditioning. I didn't know anything about how it worked. And since I was really bad, luckily, I didn't get any of those parts.Quote

QuoteI love it: The push and pull, the constant renegotiating of morals, ethics, what to do, how to live... All of us stuck here together trying to sort it all out. It's fun. It can be, anyway.Quote

QuoteI love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense.Quote

QuoteI just gave up on acting for a couple of years until Good Will Hunting came around, and since it was Gus, it was hard to say no.Quote

QuoteI have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death.Quote

QuoteI have a very bad relationship with mice.Quote

QuoteI get offered a lot of the same type of thing... The teenage slasher movies.Quote

QuoteI also learned to separate my experience on the set from how I felt about my performance in the movie. Because most of the time I just hate myself.Quote

QuoteAfter I left LA... it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning.Quote