I don't like affectation.
There are always challenges to green screen.
We can all look on the Internet and go, 'He hates me! Oh, but she loves me. Oh, but he hates me,' you know. And that way, madness lies.
My mum was Labour-voting, but wanted us to know we were important. Basically, everyone's equal, but you, my children, are a bit better.
The best of American television is thought-provoking, original, brilliant, exciting - from 'The Sopranos' on, whether it's 'The Wire' or 'Breaking Bad' or 'House of Cards,' they're fantastic pieces of art.
'The Hobbit' would have been very difficult to pass on, do you know what I mean? It's not the kind of ship that comes into dock very often.
I value being able to go into a record shop and people leaving me alone.
The reason I've never gone for pilot season even as a younger actor, and wouldn't entertain that sort of thing now, is the idea of signing a piece of paper that binds me for six or seven years.
I love that pre-mod jazz look of the late Fifties, the Steve McQueen style that influenced the British modernists.
Most people aren't these grandstanding heroes.
I've got no anti-America or anti-Hollywood kick, it's just that I never wanted to go and kick my heels around L.A. for six months hoping something would happen.
There's a difference between the parts that I play and who I am and who people think I am. There's quite a big discrepancy sometimes between those things.
Even someone as truly dark as Lorne Malvo is still very attractive, and you want to spend time with him because he's a fun character.
I wanted to be an actor because I saw 'Dog Day Afternoon,' you know what I mean?
It's more fun to keep stuff secret.
To my mind there are not enough things that show the Nazis as human, as smart people, charismatic people, who are not inhuman naturally. But who are able to be fantastically inhuman when they choose to be.
I think the hardest part about anything you do for 18 months is just keeping yourself together for 18 months.
I've had several really tangible dreams about UFOs, and they've been amazing!
I like bootcut jeans in a plain style with a nice line.
I like uncertainty in roles, and I like uncertainty in art, really.
My job as an actor is for you, so why should my private life be for you, too? That's not fair.