If you're going to interview Cork-born actor Cillian Murphy, you have to be comfortable with short answers and ready silences. It isn't that Murphy is being difficult exactly.
With his slow smile, engaging manner and easy wryness, he's actually very pleasant company, although, admittedly, I might have fallen under the spell of those lantern-like blue eyes, which are as startling in person as on celluloid.
But Murphy - still sporting the thuggish haircut he was...
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