Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’: Links You Need to See


Before you take off to view The Grand Budapest Hotel, make sure to brush up on the fascinating details behind the film’s set design and prop selection. You’ll find this — and other worthwhile reads for nerds — in today’s links.

As we reported, Mindy Kaling’s panel at SXSW was amazing. Because we assume you can’t get enough of her, here’s a roundup of ecstatic tweets from the event. [The Gloss]

Wes Anderson’s fastidiousness is well known, but you should read this full list of fun facts for The Grand Budapest Hotel. [PAPER]

Lupita Nyong’o: the face that launched a thousand Tumblrs. [BuzzFeed]

Patti Smith spoke about friendship and art to a lucky bunch at MOMA PS1. [BlackBook]