"In our culture, we get very much into shorthanding people. And I got shorthanded as 'That Guy': Jennifer Lopez, movies bombed, therefore he must be a sort of thoughtless dilettante, solipsistic consumer blah blah blah. It's hard to shake those sorts of narratives."
"If you were looking at that one-liner on me in 2003 -- which was definitely the annus horribilis of my life -- I made a bunch of movies that didn't work. I was ending up in the tabloids. I don't know what the lesson is, except that you just have to find your compass."