"I love romantic comedies. I like to watch them and I like to be in them. Its something thats increasingly difficult to find that spark of originality that makes if different than the ones that come before."
"Los Angeles is such a town of show business and Im a terrible celebrity. I find it difficult - its the beast that must be fed. Theres this big wheel of pictures and articles that goes around and you get pinned on it."
"Light and funny has a more compelling quality when youre younger. But I havent abandoned the genre: I love falling down I love Lucille Ball. Its just that a lot of those stories revolve around problems that I cant convincingly portray at this age."
"During the 80s and 90s we all became consumed with ourselves. In the 21st century weve come back to simpler times. People are struggling economically and this has forced them to scale back the material aspects of their lives and realise the beauty of finding the simple joy in being with the people we love."
"Snow White is an old fairy tale so obviously the idea of vanity and obsession with youth is long-standing. With todays science people have become crazy with trying to move their face around. Its bizarre."
"I couldnt be an ingenue today because the business has changed. I remember when you could dress for a premiere just by putting on a cute top. Now you have to be perfect and fabulous in every way or youre ridiculed."
"Making movies is not rocket science. Its about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously productively and creatively. Thats a challenge. When it works its fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesnt work its almost just as fascinating."
"I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me but thats not how Ive chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become."
"My mom used to make everything. She had a great garden and composted and made everything from scratch - peanut butter bread jelly everything. I dont know how she did it because all those things take time and love and labour. I only do half the stuff she does - but theres still time."
"Its unfortunate that we live in such a panicked dysmorphic society where women dont even give themselves a chance to see what theyll look like as older persons. I want to have some idea of what Ill look like before I start cleaning the slates."