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Popcorn with Peter Travers

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Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!
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Interview show featuring the world’s biggest stars and top moviemakers — George Clooney, Julianne Moore and Russell Crowe, just to name a few. They drop by the ABC News studio to talk to Rolling Stone’s film and television critic Peter Travers about their latest projects and their lives. And just when you think you know all there is about these stars — there’s a musical surprise at the end of every interview!

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Episodes

Regina King, 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

1/18/2019
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Is Regina King poised to win her first Oscar for "If Beale Street Could Talk?" She talks about taking on the role with director Barry Jenkins and the emotional moment when she watched the final version of the film with her co-stars. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly...

Duration:00:19:56

Richard E. Grant, 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

1/11/2019
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Richard E. Grant is receiving critical acclaim for his role in the new dark comedy, "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" Could an Oscar be soon to follow? Grant discusses finding that unique chemistry with co-star Melissa McCarthy and he looks ahead at his next big role in the "Star Wars" franchise finale. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He...

Duration:00:17:45

Felicity Jones, 'On the Basis of Sex'

1/9/2019
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg is no typical Supreme Court justice. The 85-year-old has risen to pop culture stardom and Hollywood has taken note. Actress Felicity Jones talks about starring in the new film about the justice's life, "On the Basis of Sex," set to be released widely this Friday. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally...

Duration:00:19:10

Steve Carell, 'Welcome to Marwen'

1/7/2019
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Steve Carell is one of the most versatile actors on the big screen. And with three new films in theaters now, is there any role that he can't play? He talks about what he learned from "Welcome to Marwen," "Beautiful Boy," and "Vice." Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases...

Duration:00:19:38

Natalie Portman, 'Vox Lux'

12/28/2018
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Oscar winner Natalie Portman takes on the challenge of playing a pop star in her new movie, "Vox Lux." She talks about working with Sia and once again teaming up with her choreographer husband. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most...

Duration:00:16:44

Jennifer Lopez, 'Second Act'

12/21/2018
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Singer, actress and dancer extraordinaire Jennifer Lopez dishes on her newest film "Second Act" and the debut of her new music video "Limitless," which stars her 10-year-old daughter. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed...

Duration:00:17:00

Patrick Wilson, 'Aquaman'

12/19/2018
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Don't mess with King Orm! Patrick Wilson, the villain of "Aquaman," talks about starring opposite Jason Momoa and how they pulled off the underwater spectacle with special rigs and lots of imagination. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the...

Duration:00:21:36

Shameik Moore, 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'

12/14/2018
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Shameik Moore makes history as the first biracial Spider-Man in "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse." He talks about realizing his childhood dream to take on the role as the ultimate web-slinger and looks ahead to his next big leap after the film. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and...

Duration:00:18:39

Amandla Stenberg, 'The Hate U Give'

12/7/2018
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Amandla Stenberg has landed on Time Magazine's annual list of the 30 Most Influential Teens twice. Now she's starring in "The Hate U Give" and she talks about how her own life inspired her to take on the role. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is...

Duration:00:19:06

Willem Dafoe, 'At Eternity's Gate'

11/30/2018
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Willem Dafoe channels Vincent Van Gogh in "At Eternity's Gate" and actually paints in the film himself. Dafoe has starred in more than 100 films and in this episode he responds to the naysayers who claimed he was too old for the role. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases...

Duration:00:20:13

Tim Blake Nelson, 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs'

11/28/2018
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Tim Blake Nelson stars in the new Netflix post-Civil War era film, "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs." He talks about playing a guitar while riding a horse, and teaming up with the Cohen Brothers for the first time since "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and...

Duration:00:20:23

Olivia Colman, 'The Favourite'

11/23/2018
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Olivia Colman is in full on "queen mode," starring in "The Favourite" as Queen Anne and Queen Elizabeth in the hit Netflix series, "The Crown." Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com....

Duration:00:18:47

Holiday Movie Preview

11/21/2018
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Rolling Stone film critic Peter Travers shares the top 22 movies you should watch this holiday season. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com. Travers is also host of ABC's "Popcorn...

Duration:00:13:37

Cynthia Erivo, 'Widows'

11/16/2018
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Cynthia Erivo has already taken home an Emmy, Grammy and a Tony. Now with her newest role in Steve McQueen’s crime thriller, "Widows," she may be one step closer to an EGOT. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic,...

Duration:00:19:41

Sam Elliott, 'A Star Is Born'

11/14/2018
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What a voice! Sam Elliott is in studio today talking about his role in one of the most buzzed about movies of the year, "A Star is Born." Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's most blurbed film critic, according to eFilmCritic.com....

Duration:00:19:44

Claire Foy, 'The Girl in the Spider's Web'

11/9/2018
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Claire Foy won an Emmy for playing Queen Elizabeth II on "The Crown," but now she's taking on a dramatically different role in "The Girl in the Spider's Web," based on the novel of the same name. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is the nation's...

Duration:00:17:35

Lucas Hedges, 'Boy Erased'

11/2/2018
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Lucas Hedges is starring in three films set to hit theaters this year. The 21-year-old joins Peter Travers in studio and talks about his new film "Boy Erased," and about keeping a level head as his career is skyrockets. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews....

Duration:00:16:34

David Tennant, 'Camping'

10/31/2018
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From "Doctor Who" to "Hamlet," David Tennant's versatility on-screen and onstage is jaw-dropping. He tells us about his new role opposite Jennifer Garner on "Camping" and what it's like to be voted one of the sexiest men in the world. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases...

Duration:00:21:47

Hilary Swank, 'What They Had'

10/26/2018
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Hilary Swank returns to the big screen after a three-year hiatus with her new film, "What They Had." The two-time Oscar winner talks about taking care of her ailing father and what it's like to be back in Hollywood. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers...

Duration:00:19:58

Rupert Everett, 'The Happy Prince'

10/24/2018
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"The Happy Prince" star Rupert Everett talks about the two great inspirations in his life: Oscar Wilde and Julie Andrews. He shares how his childhood obsession with Mary Poppins would ultimately change his life. Check out our other podcasts: http://bit.ly/2eBJMNa * ABOUT PETER TRAVERS: Peter Travers an American film critic, author and journalist. For some 25 years, Travers has written for Rolling Stone. He personally screens nearly 400 movies per year and releases weekly reviews. Travers is...

Duration:00:21:59