“Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert first modeled this process for me on television. Even as a 10-year-old, I wanted to understand how two experienced and respected moviegoers could disagree so passionately and glean such varying insights from the same movies. Their heated exchanges made art seem so much more mysterious, so full of possibilities. I began to understand that interpretation, conversation and revelation were what art was all about.
…This was to be a journey.”