There's also one we're confused about.
The actor said he has "very strong views about pedophilia."
"They do a little part on television and everyone knows who they are. They can't really act."
Last week the Pulitzer Prize winning composer David Lang, known for his work in classical music, stepped out of the class in music composition he was teaching at Yale to talk to me about making music for movies.
While popular culture and social media rightly discusses and debates the absence of black nominations for the 2016 Oscars, another, largely invisible, subaltern people are routinely disparaged by the motion picture industry and exploited worldwide: Asian Americans.
The actor said, "You can't vote for an actor because he's black," but that wasn't all.
Suddenly AARP-age actors -- and, more significantly, actresses -- are starring in notable movies that portray seniors (is there a more cloying word?) as vital individuals in flux and working through challenging issues just like anyone else on the planet.
The meditative drama opens Dec. 4.
When James Bond rebooted with Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, the blend of old-school spy tale and modern-action sensibility seemed right -- if still a little restrained. Imagine now what would happen if James Bond were put in the hands of someone who was willing to not just rethink the secret-agent film but blow it up all together.
Interstellar: Imperfect Epic Addresses Big Questions About the Future, Time, Human Nature, and Space Exploration
Christopher Nolan's first film since the massive success of his Dark Knight Trilogy is a big movie about the future with with big ambitions, big themes, big images, and big questions about human nature, time, and president-day attitudes and policies. Or lack of same.
There are basically two kinds of sci-fi films. One kind is the easily digestible. But not so Interstellar, which is the other kind of sci-fi film. For it's unconventional.
Will "Interstellar" win any Oscars? It could, but probably only technical awards. It's almost guaranteed to take home Best