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JM: Twice the fun, yeah. CR: Let’s talk a little bit about fashion. Have there been specific roles where the clothes, as costumes, are especially transformative in developing the character? Have you ever stolen—I mean, been gifted—an outfit from the set? Like, for instance, Harrison Ford got to keep his hat from Indiana Jones. JM: Clothes are significant in everything that you do. There are certain costumes that might be more memorable in a fashion sense—that people are like, oh my god, those clothes— but as you know, clothes are signifiers. So everything that you wear, everything that you put on your body, is directly or indirectly telling the world who you are or what you want to be. So you always have to think about that character and what they’re trying to communicate. Somebody like Gloria, her clothes…I don’t know if they’re memorable, but they are absolutely appropriate. You realize all her clothes are clothes that she can dance in. In terms of taking things from

ma of real life. CR: There were so many relatable things throughout the movie, and it’s almost like you were left to have your own ending. John Turturro’s character, Arnold…he was outstanding. JM: I love John so much. He’s the best. Moore marching in CR: He reads Gloria poetry in the Everytown for Gun Safety’s film. 2015 Orange Walk JM: Yeah, I love the closeness, the intimacy of their relationship and then the fact that they’re also strangers. There’s so much that they don’t know about each other. CR: If a guy was going to romance you, what would be his best way to get ahead? Apologies to Bart [Freundlich, her husband] in advance. JM: I don’t know. Having been with the same man for 23 years, it’s hard to know, but the thing that’s great about my husband—and your husband, too—is that they’re present. They’re there when you’re at home. They’re there with your family, they’re there to meet your friends and to talk to you

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WANT WITH IT. TRY TO DO EVERYTHING.” movies, what I’ve learned is, if you ever have something that you want to keep as memorabilia, that’s great, but you’ll never wear it again. CR: Like maternity clothes. JM: You put it on and you’re like who’s this? This isn’t me. This is this character. So I generally don’t take any clothes from the films. I’m just like, eh, I’ll never wear that. CR: Now I know you love this subject… JM: Is it about houses? CR: Yes… JM: Is it about me making you move your rug over? CR: You said move the rug 3 inches and it changed everything. JM: That’s right. Because when I walked in you were like what’s the matter with this rug. It was just in the wrong place. You just gotta move it. CR: Well, actually I should’ve probably just redone the whole house. JM: No, no you don’t need to redo the house. The rug was… the size was a little too small for the area, but it could be corrected just by moving it over a little. That’s all. CR: Right, but you have an eye. You have a real eye, and it seems natural and you just can nail it right away. JM: But the way you have it with clothes. I have a harder

and be with you and support you in your work and in your life, and they’re genuine friendships, too. Someone really paying attention to who you are is the most romantic thing. CR: Perfect. Thinking about family, ultimately you’re a working mom, so I’m wondering if you have any advice for shutting out work and being present when you’re home. JM: It’s easier for women…I don’t know, maybe that’s wrong. For me, I actually found that once I had children, it was easier for me to compartmentalize my work because when you have little children, they’re not interested in it. They just want you to be their mom, so you have to walk in the door and that’s it. You’re done. CR: Forget about everything. JM: Yeah, and it is possible. It’s funny; I was just on Watch What Happens Live with Diane von Furstenberg. She’s a great role model, because she’s always saying you can have it all. Yeah, you can. It’s challenging to have a family and to have a career and to have a life, but isn’t that what life is all about? Why do you have to say to yourself you can’t? Why not? You have one life, do what you want with it. Try to do everything. CR: That’s so inspiring. I always thought it was funny when people would say, ‘Oh you have two kids. That must be so hard.’ No, it’s twice the fun. 117

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