Ethan Hawke Knows To Seek Knowledge From Masters

  • Published on Jun 5, 2018
  • 'First Reformed' star Ethan Hawke knows to stay quiet and listen when a master actor is at work.
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Comments • 499

  • Robert Grover
    Robert Grover 19 days ago

    "Now I am alone" comes before the "What a rogue and peasant slave am I" soliloquy in Hamlet, not "To be or not to be." But it's still a good story.

  • 森本ボリス
    森本ボリス 22 days ago

    ethan hawke is a great storyteller..

  • Monika Mylonopoyloy
    Monika Mylonopoyloy 29 days ago

    Intelligent , funny , articulate , sensitive. Thank you Mr Hawke for contributing to the beauty of cinema!

  • David Gentry
    David Gentry Month ago

    Actually, "Now I am alone" begins his SECOND soliloquy ("O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I...").
    This soliloquy actually does begin with "To be or not to be." But cool story anyway...

  • Chester Sykes
    Chester Sykes Month ago

    I met Ethan at Victory Studios back in 2006. He was great. I loved his now famous party trick where he slams 4 shots of bourbon, bang the shiz out of his pet corgi Duicey, and then strips naked before dropping a steaming log on the spot. Mastery of the party piece for sure.

  • Karen Durant
    Karen Durant 2 months ago

    Just love that man!

  • Carlos Santana
    Carlos Santana 3 months ago

    The priest in first reform reminded me of Travis Bickle.

  • Jami Reed
    Jami Reed 3 months ago

    I can listen to him all day... so deep, inspiring, and talented.

  • John Gaudi
    John Gaudi 3 months ago

    nice video review to First Reformed here:

  • 🍒
    🍒 3 months ago

    Can’t wait for First Reformed to come out on digital and bluray

  • Charles Scott
    Charles Scott 4 months ago

    Great interview, but there's one significant error. When Mark Rylance tells Ethan that the first line of the "To be or not to be" soliloquy is "Now I am alone," this is wrong. It is the first line of the "O, what a rogue and peasant slave am I!" soliloquy. Either Ethan has not remembered the conversation accurately or Mark got it wrong. Puzzling that one or both of two greats in the acting world could get such a well-known fact wrong.

  • Noora Blossom
    Noora Blossom 4 months ago

    Is it only me or does Ethan look like Dr StrAnge 😱

  • Michael Maldy
    Michael Maldy 4 months ago

    What an amazing interview.!!! Very Moving.. You are a Master Ethan, as far as when I first found you as one of my favorite 10, Training Day, A long time ago, along with another Master, Denzel.. Keep doing your work, it means more than you know to people everywhere, especially America, you cause a vibration of "Hope", "Kindness with purposeful understanding which teaches compassion along with knowledge.... Please Keep your energy and zealous commitment.. You are famous to me and human, never feel humiliated.. Ever!!! The best interview ever!!!

  • Jamie Shaughnessy
    Jamie Shaughnessy 4 months ago


  • Christanita Lily Karinda

    I love it that Ethan Hawke is as deep as the characters & the movies he played in, esp The Befores.

  • Sasuke Sarutobi
    Sasuke Sarutobi 4 months ago

    I knew Ethan Hawke was a good actor, but hearing him speak on this, I have gained an immense amount of respect for him as an actor, an artist, a master of his craft, and a human being in general.

  • S. Bucay
    S. Bucay 5 months ago

    "Now I am alone"...precedes "O what a rogue and peasant slave am I!"...Sorry!

  • David Mann
    David Mann 5 months ago

    That people is why acting takes talent.

  • Labor Days
    Labor Days 5 months ago

    Hawke is amazing. That was wonderful.

  • Redresseny
    Redresseny 5 months ago

    great interview..i like Ethan. He seems like an interesting guy to talk to.

  • beefknuckles
    beefknuckles 5 months ago

    Ethan Hawke is a truly great mind in Hollywood, free of pretension and elitism. He's just a great guy. So down to earth and intelligent!

  • Waffle Robot
    Waffle Robot 5 months ago

    "A good movie articulates a question..."

  • Gordon Meadows
    Gordon Meadows 5 months ago

    It's also true about music, painting, poetry, literature, sculpture, and architecture. Very wonderful way to put it.

  • Gonkosan Roberto
    Gonkosan Roberto 5 months ago

    That Ethan guy is something.

  • Michael Marhal
    Michael Marhal 5 months ago

    is he wearing a wig?

  • L CT
    L CT 5 months ago

    Ppl think hes some grungy hick but Ive always LOVED Ethan Hawke.

  • Morgan the Love Organ
    Morgan the Love Organ 5 months ago

    why is this video in such horrible quality? 480p disguised as 1080p

  • Saul Rodriguez
    Saul Rodriguez 5 months ago

    ... My Nigga

  • Gary Priestley
    Gary Priestley 5 months ago

    I am increasingly impressed with what Ethan has to say during his interviews. Quite a profound individual without coming across as arrogant.

    • Da Hawk
      Da Hawk 5 months ago

      And his choice of projects.

  • R. Castillo
    R. Castillo 5 months ago

    Why Ethan Hawke doesnt fix his teeth?

  • Alexander Skrypka
    Alexander Skrypka 5 months ago

    this was amazing

  • Katrina Aune
    Katrina Aune 5 months ago


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    Katrina Aune 5 months ago


  • Lidiane Silva
    Lidiane Silva 5 months ago

    I love this man.

  • Jose Anguiano
    Jose Anguiano 5 months ago

    How is this trending?? Not even 400k views in 5 days??

  • Bigheadtf
    Bigheadtf 5 months ago

    Whoops! Wrong Again!

  • Justin Brady
    Justin Brady 5 months ago +1

    Honestly “Good Kill” may be one of the most underrated and eye opening movies of his career and he really doesn’t even say much but the movie will have you really questioning things afterward. It’s one of those movies that somehow nobody saw or ever talks about but is too real in its subject matter and his performance is subtle but stellar if you guys are E hawks fans it is a must see I can’t believe nobody has made one comment about it

  • Ethan Hawke fan ❤
    Ethan Hawke fan ❤ 5 months ago +1

    Ethan is such an inspirational man❤️

  • Ai Fan
    Ai Fan 5 months ago

    What a great quote ♡
    I'd say the same about a good book!

  • Kenny Michael Alanya
    Kenny Michael Alanya 5 months ago

    Jimmy Fallon sure has aged a lot😐

  • Joe Bagadonus
    Joe Bagadonus 5 months ago

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  • Frank Bell
    Frank Bell 5 months ago

    What a passionate dude!

  • Zoey Tuzzo
    Zoey Tuzzo 5 months ago

    Colbert is a nice enough guy but

  • Timothy O'Brien
    Timothy O'Brien 5 months ago

    Perhaps the most intelligent man in the movie industry.

  • Smellzke 209
    Smellzke 209 5 months ago

    Trending trash

  • Egypt Son
    Egypt Son 5 months ago

    ethan is stepping up to take his place at the big table now... especially after playing goodnight robicheaux...

  • Justin
    Justin 5 months ago

    Listening to Ethan Hawks is refreshing, he’s intelligent and passionate.

  • Paola Bueso
    Paola Bueso 5 months ago

    Thank you for sharing this!

  • Clayton Brown
    Clayton Brown 5 months ago

    ya sure b/c the british are raised to be for forward with their feelings in public (i.e. parliament) and if they laugh it's probably due to their fascination or excitement with seeing the "stars" live,. they are giddy with excitement.
    I bet ethan hawke could do a dissertation on tobacco and smoking and the types of cigarettes and the countries they come from the and the best paper to use and with a filter no filter. He's a regular old sherlock holmes with his cigarette habit knowledge.

  • Pedro Johnson
    Pedro Johnson 5 months ago

    This is one of the best moments this show has ever seen. Mr. Hawke is so passionate, really moving.

  • Lindeberg
    Lindeberg 5 months ago +3

    He's spot on. How many times have we walked out of a theatre and felt nothing, just thinking about what to get to eat instead? I love movies and I try to watch as many as possible, but it's only one or perhaps two movies every year that really leaves a mark. The last one was Call Me By Your Name and I hope that we'll see more of those movies in the future instead of the bland (yet popular) movies that we've seen a hundred times before.

  • Michael Sanders
    Michael Sanders 5 months ago +1

    Stephen Colbert aka the pedophile King

  • Flannery Monaghan-Morrs

    I hope that Ethan Hawke and Mark Rylance get to work together sometime!

  • Linda Chapman
    Linda Chapman 5 months ago

    Wow he appears to be an intact & loving human surviving in #Hollywood & working from heart center. How can we not see the beautiful miracles in our world & know how many more are unseen around us? Why do we have to lose the beauty so we can argue about politics all day as they wish? Hmmm...puppets or Masters? #LoveWins #MayTheSwartzBeWithYou

  • Zak
    Zak 5 months ago +1

    Guys a lesser known movie from ethan hawke is called Before Sunrise. Check it out its amazing and its a 3 part movies known as the before trilogy.

  • Christopher Koertge
    Christopher Koertge 5 months ago

    I could listen to that dudes thoughts for quite some time.

  • TicketAirline
    TicketAirline 5 months ago

    He speaks like a true master.

  • ytubeanon
    ytubeanon 5 months ago

    to be fair, what he's talking about extends to all art, a song written in the 1970's can rock your bell harder than anything coming out today

  • Tsetsi
    Tsetsi 5 months ago +2

    Ethan has aged quite a bit

  • Tsetsi
    Tsetsi 5 months ago +2

    Elvis has never been there

  • john Acacio
    john Acacio 5 months ago

    E.H.: King of THOUGHTS, ‘Smiles and Crys’

  • Potato
    Potato 5 months ago

    He's absolutely right. A film doesn't need to give answers and people need to understand that

  • slidadog
    slidadog 5 months ago

    In the Valley of Violence sucked dingle berries!

  • Jackob Ez
    Jackob Ez 5 months ago

    Woww always liked ethan as an actor but never knew him like this he is a really intresting guy and cares about his role and movies he decides to be a part of amazing ima watch his new movie for sure

  • Ian Galbraith
    Ian Galbraith 5 months ago

    White Fang was his seminal work.

  • Don Wanderer
    Don Wanderer 5 months ago

    Check him out in the role of Chet Baker. Powerful stuff...

  • CrystalCritter
    CrystalCritter 5 months ago

    I hate his entitled attitude concerning those free seats he wanted tho. That was so lame.

  • Derogatory Name
    Derogatory Name 5 months ago

    Officer Hoit

  • Patty Kochenower
    Patty Kochenower 5 months ago

    I absolutely love Ethan Hawke , I think he’s a brilliant actor and he is so insightful . Yet, he’s so humble. This was an awesome interview!!!! 👍👍 can’t wait to see the movie !

  • Elliot Eastman
    Elliot Eastman 5 months ago

    The title read ´EARTH AWAKE’ to me

  • 78835
    78835 5 months ago

    Who is this guy😑

  • BlueHen123
    BlueHen123 5 months ago

    Ethan Hawk is the worst actor of our generation

  • AZ Scapes
    AZ Scapes 5 months ago

    God I love Ethan Hawke, one of my favorite actors since White Fang

  • msdogooder
    msdogooder 5 months ago +1

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  • Julianna C
    Julianna C 5 months ago

    He mentioned Mark Rylance!!!😍😩😩👌💯💯

  • jon jaquez
    jon jaquez 5 months ago

    I want to see that movie

  • Trump Gozinya
    Trump Gozinya 5 months ago

    Boring! But - That clandestine server in the Clintons basement is absolutely fabulous.

  • Reznick
    Reznick 5 months ago

    Highly respect that Hawke shreds the glits/glamour aspect of acting, and focuses on the craft. On being good. It must be difficult to keep that student mentality in such a ego-swelling occupation. He seems almost tormented by his desire to get better. Something I relate to and respect deeply. The fruits of his labor will pay off in new ways as he continues to grow. I have a feeling that Ethan Hawke will redefine his acting career really soon and will catapult himself to a new level. That kind of dedication doesn’t go unanswered.

  • Karen Stark
    Karen Stark 5 months ago

    This actor, amazing.

  • Min Lee
    Min Lee 5 months ago

    Man, the end of that interview is so wonderful!

  • James Dooling
    James Dooling 5 months ago

    Wow... This guy should move into politics. I don't care his position, he's a damned genius compared to most of you.

  • Jane Leelavathi
    Jane Leelavathi 5 months ago

    Ethan’s a gem among actors who care only for celebrity.

  • Reis World
    Reis World 5 months ago

    Ethan has always been one of my favorites. Here he looks like Mark Mcgrath but without all that scary face lifts and injections.

  • Kyle Hillinger
    Kyle Hillinger 5 months ago +2

    His thoughtfulness has been a source of inspiration for years. I don't know this man personally, but I want to.

  • s h a d ø w b a n n e d

    Ethan Hawke's always been a normal-guy-actor. That's cool about him. Like Keanu Reeves.

  • julie
    julie 5 months ago

    He has Jake Roper's energy

  • Ziv Viz
    Ziv Viz 5 months ago +1

    Shut up Stephen Colbert and let the man finish his story!

  • Nikola Tesla
    Nikola Tesla 5 months ago


  • Elanie Rodriguez Solis
    Elanie Rodriguez Solis 5 months ago

    Love Ethan 💖

  • Leila Anders
    Leila Anders 5 months ago +1

    Ethan Hawke is magnetic & fiercely intelligent. The perfect dinner party guest. He is related to Tennessee Williams.

  • Jay Vin99
    Jay Vin99 5 months ago +1

    You made Mr. Keating and Neil proud Todd:')

  • Jay Vin99
    Jay Vin99 5 months ago +1

    This is a man who can move the masses with his words. The 10 minutes in this video were awe inspiring. I loved Ethan in Dead Poets Society, which was truly a masterpiece and the best film I have ever watched. It's such a pleasure to hear this man speak. Truly amazing.

  • My Thoughts
    My Thoughts 5 months ago

    The master has no comedic sense ............
    He has performed that play hundreds of times and by pattern recognition he figured out that when he pauses after that line people laugh.

    The thing he doesn't see is that it is actually a joke and a really good one made by only a pause it doesn't even have any lines.
    You say "Now i am alone" in a serious play, nobody is supposed to laugh at that but you pause there, as to doubt yourself and everyone has an introspective thought together with him that he actually is not alone but in a theater full of people, so with that pause he is braking the forth , wall and I am not sure he knows it or just does it by instinct.

  • Flashy Paws
    Flashy Paws 5 months ago

    here's the problem with seeking knowledge from masters... eventually you become a master.
    and once you become a master, there's really nobody to seek knowledge from except beginners.
    "the man old in days will not hesitate to ask a small child seven days old about the place of life, and he will live. for many who are first will become last, and they will become one and the same." 😺

  • Javier De La Mora
    Javier De La Mora 5 months ago

    Tell me you don’t see it. Picture him singing 🎤 “All around world statues crumble for me!” Now you won’t see Ethan, or will you? 😆

  • Jack Jammen
    Jack Jammen 5 months ago

    Or the right answers to the issues 📣💰

  • Goutham K.G
    Goutham K.G 5 months ago +1

    Ethan Hawke looks exactly like James Franco.....

    • Andrew Jackson
      Andrew Jackson 5 months ago

      Goutham K.G
      James Franco has dick sucking lips though, Ethan doesn't.

  • justinutube
    justinutube 5 months ago

    What a great, positive energy from Ethan. I'll have what he's having!

  • Jose Jeffery Mendoza
    Jose Jeffery Mendoza 5 months ago

    Holy shit.

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    David Scott 5 months ago

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