The musical mastermind chats with Brendan about working with Amy Winehouse, discovering Keyone Starr, and producing the "Macarena of 2015."
Guest of Honor
Actor Oscar Isaac turned heads with his performances in "Inside Llewyn Davis" and "A Most Violent Year." As the critically-acclaimed sci-fi film "Ex Machina" (out 4/10) nears theaters and buzz for the "Star Wars" reboot mounts (he's tight-lipped), Oscar chats with Rico about our fearsome future... and about his past life as "Raisin."
Actor Aubrey Plaza rose to fame playing the highly un-motivated intern April on the comedy "Parks and Recreation." Now she's reveling in a dangerously driven new character in the Hal Hartley film "Ned Rifle," out this week. She tells Brendan about the logic behind "deadpan" humor... and about how much she hates that word. Got it, America?
Actor Zachary Quinto chats with Rico about his central role in the NBC drama "The Slap," his late mentor Leonard Nimoy, and a very special gift he received that once belonged to Tennessee Williams.
In "Seymour: An Introduction," actor Ethan Hawke steps behind the camera to document the life of his friend Seymour Bernstein, an octogenarian pianist brimming with lessons to teach.
"Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel is having a(nother) moment with the sci-fi film "Chappie." He ponders a world full of machines... and tells us why Dame Maggie Smith is LIKE one.
Something seems to draw Titus Welliver back to a certain type of gritty dramas, from his recurring roles on "NYPD Blue," "Lost," and "Sons of Anarchy," to his new starring turn in the crime-thriller series "Bosch."
French movie star Marion Cotillard may be best-known to U.S. audiences for her roles in "Inception" or Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris." She won an Oscar for playing Edith Piaf in 2007's "La Vie en Rose," and now she's up for another Oscar, for "Two Days, One Night."
Eddie Redmayne's star turn as physicist Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything" has changed, well, everything, for the English actor. He won a 'Best Actor' Golden Globe award for the performance, and now he is up for an Oscar.
Star architect Frank Gehry's groundbreaking Santa Monica home serves as the inspiration for the new musical composition, "Frank's House." In advance of the work's premiere, we speak with Mr. Gehry about the interplay between music and architecture... and the middle finger he gave to his critics.