On today's show:
Rocky Mountain High On Movies
(Starts at 1:30)
John Horn is off to the Sundance Film Festival and he shares a preview of what's on the schedule with guest host Steven Cuevas. Among the offerings: a four-part documentary about Hillary Clinton.
The Trouble With Being A Hollywood 'Assistant'
(Starts at 8:30)
While the rape and sexual assault trial of Harvey Weinstein is underway in New York, a movie largely inspired by stories of working for the disgraced movie mogul is headed to Sundance, and then to theaters. The film, titled "The Assistant," stars Julia Garner as a lowly assistant to a Weinstein-type tyrant who's got the whole office doing his bidding, which includes keeping a stash of syringes to treat his erectile dysfunction. Australian filmmaker Kitty Green based the script on interviews she conducted with people working in the film industry.
A Statue For His Holiness?
(Starts at 19:30)
Jonathan Pryce's portrayal of Pope Francis in "The Two Popes" has won him an Academy Award nomination for best actor. He talks with John about inhabiting the role and performing opposite Anthony Hopkins.