Wes Anderson & Ralph Fiennes at the New York Times - [link]
I went to see this talk (at the Times’ building, very fancy), it’s mainly a chat about The Grand Hotel Budapest. But at 1:05:00, you can hear Wes Anderson pitch his Bond movie “Mission: Deferred”.
"Lenin was delighted with the theremin and insisted on playing it himself. Like an old tennis pro, Termen stood behind the dictator and moved his arms until he was sure Lenin had the hang of it. Then he let go, and Lenin finished the tune by himself."
"I’m most proud of Ebooks Brilhantes, the bot that proves there’s a better way to make *_ebooks bots: by reverse-engineering the actual @horse_ebooks algorithm instead of being lazy and using Markov chains."