With Inside Llewyn Davis , John Goodman reteams with Oscar-winning indie directors Joel and Ethan Coen for the sixth time.
Playing an acerbic jazz musician whom the titular Llewyn (Oscar Isaac) meets on the road, Goodman's integral to one of Inside Llewyn Davis ' stand-out sequences.
During our chat, he talks about working with the Coens, and reflects on his long and varied career – from TV sitcom Roseanne and a cameo role in Arachnophobia to working with the late Richard Griffiths on King Ralph .
He also, naturally, discusses one of his biggest hits, The Big Lebowski . All in just four minutes...
Inside Llewyn Davis opens in the UK on 24 January 2014.