Devin, Mark and special guest Chloe Johnson tackle Wes Anderson’s overwhelming new film The Grand Budapest Hotel.
The discussion touched on the film’s impressive visual style, Ralph Fiennes’ dazzling performance and the theory that Ralph Fiennes’ character is a reflection of Anderson himself.
Devin and Mark speak with RogerEbert.com film critic Susan Wloszczyna. She shared plenty of great stories about interviewing celebrities as wide-ranging as George Clooney, Amy Adams, Peter O’Toole, Mel Brooks and Wes Anderson, among dozens of others. Plus, she offered insights on the business of film criticism and the state of modern movies.
Devin and Mark discuss the newly announced retirement of TV legend David Letterman, review the latest Marvel film Captain America: The Winter Soldier and debate a controversial article by TV and film critic Matt Zoller Seitz.
Devin and Mark welcome special guest Kara Avancena to discuss Louis C.K.’s hosting stint on Saturday Night Live, a shocking twist on The Good Wife, Kara’s undying love for the band Vampire Weekend, and the phenomenon of missing major television events when they first happen.