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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

Sissy Spacek, 'The Old Man and the Gun'

10/12/2018
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This week, Oscar winner Sissy Spacek talks about her fangirl moment working side-by-side with the legendary Robert Redford in "The Old Man and the Gun." She looks back on her own iconic career, including her unforgettable performance in "Carrie." 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:00:21:34

John David Washington, 'Monsters and Men'

10/10/2018
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It's been an amazing year on screen for "Monsters and Men" star John David Washington. He reviews his career following the fourth season of HBO’s "Ballers" and an Oscar-buzzed role in Spike Lee’s "BlacKkKlansman." 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:00:19:51

Keira Knightley, 'Colette'

10/5/2018
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"Colette" star Keira Knightley talks about how she can relate to the French novelist. She also looks back on fan favorites like "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Love Actually," which helped launch her career. 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:00:20:04

John C. Reilly, 'The Sisters Brothers'

10/3/2018
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John C. Reilly talks about teaming up with Joaquin Phoenix for "The Sisters Brothers" and how the film became his labor of love after purchasing the rights to the book 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 most blurbed...

Duration:00:22:05

Jack Black, 'The House with a Clock in Its Walls'

9/28/2018
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Jack Black couldn't be happier about taking on his new role and working with Oscar winner Cate Blanchett in "The House with a Clock in Its Walls." In a laughter-filled interview, he tells us how she calmed his nerves. 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:00:18:30

Tom Berenger, 'American Dresser'

9/26/2018
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Tom Berenger reunites with "Platoon" co-star Keith David in the new film "American Dresser," taking on the role of a Vietnam veteran and recent widower. 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...

Duration:00:18:44

Michael Moore, 'Fahrenheit 11/9'

9/21/2018
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Michael Moore comes out swinging at the Trump administration in his newest film "Fahrenheit 11/9" and offers an eye-opening prediction of what's ahead for President Trump. 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:00:22:51

2018 Emmy Predictions

9/14/2018
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We’re just days away from the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards and the competition is fierce. In this episode, Peter Travers takes a look at who will win and who he thinks should win. 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...

Duration:00:12:46

Ethan Hawke, 'Blaze'

9/7/2018
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Ethan Hawke likes to keep busy, so it’s no surprise that he found inspiration for his new film "Blaze" while trying to take a break. "I tend to be a little bit restless," the actor, director and writer told Peter Travers. 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:00:22:06

2018 Fall Movie Preview

8/31/2018
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Get ready to take in a lot of great movies this fall. In this special edition of the "Popcorn" podcast, Peter Travers offers a look ahead at the biggest blockbusters, biopics and big Oscar contenders set to be released this year. 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:00:13:13

Glenn Close, 'The Wife'

8/24/2018
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Glenn Close is fed up and not taking it anymore in her new relationship drama, "The Wife." She tells Peter Travers how this new role hits close to home: "I realized she basically in a big way, was the mother that I observed my whole 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...

Duration:00:21:41

Constance Wu, 'Crazy Rich Asians'

8/17/2018
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"Crazy Rich Asians" star Constance Wu talks about how it feels to be a part of the big-screen game-changer. It’s the first Hollywood film in 25 years to feature an all-Asian cast and it’s shaping up to be the comedy to see this summer. 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:00:18:46

Kristin Chenoweth, 'Trial & Error'

8/10/2018
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In her latest role, Kristin Chenoweth plays an accused murderess in the legal comedy series "Trial & Error." She talks to Peter Travers about why she enjoys playing "complicated, banana people" and she looks back on her remarkable Broadway and TV career. 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...

Duration:00:18:27

Bo Burnham, 'Eighth Grade'

8/3/2018
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Director Bo Burnham’s "Eighth Grade," is touching a nerve with teens and becoming an eye-opener for parents. The film, which explores the life of a young student as she makes her way through the final week of middle school, was actually a way for Burnham to express his own feelings, he tells Peter Travers. 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...

Duration:00:19:02

Daveed Diggs, 'Blindspotting'

7/27/2018
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"Blindspotting" and former "Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs talks about teaming up with his real-life buddy Rafael Casal for the making of their new film, and shares how their longtime friendship inspired their creative style and storytelling. 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:00:20:34

Lily James, 'Mamma Mia 2'

7/20/2018
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Get ready to have ABBA songs stuck in your head! "Mamma Mia 2" star Lily James talks about starring in a musical, taking on Meryl Streep's role, and working through crazy dance numbers with a broken toe. 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:00:17:42

Melissa Benoist, 'Beautiful'

7/18/2018
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"Supergirl" and "Glee" star Melissa Benoist talks to Peter Travers about her new role as Carole King on Broadway and the "pressures" of delivering the right messages to young fans. 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...

Duration:00:18:00

Lakeith Stanfield, 'Sorry to Bother You'

7/13/2018
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Lakeith Stanfield has had an incredible couple of years with his breakout performances in the Oscar-winning film "Get Out" and the hit TV series, "Atlanta." He talks about his newest film "Sorry to Bother You" and his new life as a parent. 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:00:18:35

Jake Johnson, 'Tag'

7/11/2018
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What will "New Girl" start Jake Johnson miss the most since the show's series finale? The actor chats with Peter Travers about his new movie "Tag" and what's next for his career. 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...

Duration:00:19:31

Evangeline Lilly, 'Ant-Man and the Wasp'

7/6/2018
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Evangeline Lilly talks about her history-making role as the Wasp in Marvel's "Ant-Man" franchise and about how she came close to passing up the part. 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...

Duration:00:19:03