Though he's busier than central Norwich on market day, Armando Iannucci (of On The Hour, The Day Today, The Thick Of It, In The Loop, Time Trumpet, Veep and now Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa fame) found time in his hectic schedule to drop by the Empire Podcast booth for a natter about Hitler, sneaking into US government buildings and perfecting the ultimate Alan whine.
Elsewhere, the silver-tongued Anthony Stewart Head is grilled by our own Buffy buffs about his latest, Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters, touching on everything from 'squirrel pants' to putting ice cubes in your mouth before you kiss someone.
On top of all that, there are loads of important movie news this week - Inbetweeners 2! Expendables 3! Films that aren't sequels! - for you to catch up on, as well as a look forward to Toronto and Venice, plus our review of the critically-contentious blockbuster The Lone Ranger.