Mark invited Simon Amstell to talk about his Guilty Pleasure: Titanic (1997). He also asked him to talk about this new film Benjamin (2018) – which Mark is in!
Mark sequewayed into a List-O-Mania of Top Ten Cameos by People Playing Themselves: 10. Mark in Absolutely Fabulous Xmas Special (2011) 9. Anna Wintour in Ocean’s 8 (2018) 8. Hedda Hopper in Sunset Boulevard (1950) 7. David Bowie in Zoolander (2001) 6. Macy Gray in Spider-Man (2002) 5. Rex Reed in Superman (1978) 4. Malcolm McDowell on The Player (1992) 3. Bill Murray in Zombieland (2009) 2. Bob Harris in Wild Rose (2019) 1.Mark in Extras– as an extra! (2006)
In Sound and Vision David Holmes came to talk about his work as a composer, notably on ‘71 (2014) and Killing Eve (2018).
In One from the Vaults we talked about the re-release of A Clockwork Orange (1971).
In Coming Attractions Carol Morley talked about her extraordinary film Out of Blue (2018), and Chiwetel Ejiofor about The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019). He also talked about de Sica’s beautiful Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette; 1948) in The Film That Changed My Life.
We ended on a celebration of Sound and Vision with Good Vibrations (2012).
You can listen to Simon Astell and Chiwetel Ejiofor here!
You can listen to Carol Morley and David Holmes here!