Filmmaker Michael Apted was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about his film "56 Up," the latest installment in his "7 Up" series. He's been following 14 men and women since the age of 7, checking in with them every 7 years, and he was joined by Tony Walker, a member of the group who became a London cab driver. Apted also told us what he's been reading and watching in between.
What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?
Movies: Amour, Django Unchained, Rust and Bone, Silver Linings
What are you listening to right now?
What’s the last great book you read?
Biography of Winston Churchill
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
What’s your favorite comfort food?
Sushi, and baked beans (not together)