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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

Awkwafina, 'The Farewell'

7/19/2019
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It’s "Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina as you’ve never seen her before in the new drama, “The Farewell.” In this episode, she talks about taking on her first dramatic 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 the nation's most blurbed film critic,...

Duration:00:19:26

Tony Hale, 'Toy Story 4'

7/12/2019
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"Veep" star Tony Hale has joined the "Toy Story" franchise as a googly-eyed spork and new fan favorite, Forky. Hale talks about how different this role has been from his quirky characters on "Veep" and "Arrested Development." 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:00:21:17

Russell Crowe, 'The Loudest Voice'

6/28/2019
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Russell Crowe takes on the role of Roger Ailes in Showtime’s newest drama series, “The Loudest Voice.” He talks about his transformation into the former controversial chairman and CEO of Fox News and the complexity of his character and appearance. 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:00:18:28

Kevin Costner, 'Yellowstone'

6/26/2019
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Oscar-winning director and actor Kevin Costner is starring in his first television series "Yellowstone" as a wealthy cowboy and owner of the largest cattle ranch in America. He shares why he took the role and what's coming next in 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...

Duration:00:19:11

Ali Wong and Randall Park, 'Always Be My Maybe'

6/21/2019
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It's a friendship that goes way back: Ali Wong and Randall Park first met at a college party. Fast forward 15 years or so, and they're now co-starring in "Always Be My Maybe," one of the most-buzzed about romantic comedies of the 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...

Duration:00:21:09

Chris Hemsworth, 'Men in Black: International'

6/14/2019
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Chris Hemsworth is battling all-new aliens in "Men in Black: International." He talks about the role made famous by his childhood hero, Will Smith, and what it was like to team up for a third time with Tessa Thompson. 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:00:19:42

Linda Cardellini, 'Dead to Me'

6/12/2019
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What a year for Linda Cardellini on screen! She's in studio to talk about her latest roles, from new hit series, "Dead to Me," to the Oscar-winning film "Green Book" and the blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame." 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:00:17:00

Patton Oswalt, 'The Secret Life of Pets 2'

6/7/2019
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Louis C.K. is out and Patton Oswalt is in as the voice of the beloved Max the Dog in "The Secret Life of Pets 2." Oswalt talks about joining the franchise, his own pet cat, and his evolving 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...

Duration:00:17:31

Tony Awards Preview

6/6/2019
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In this special edition of the "Popcorn" podcast, Peter Travers takes a look at the Tony Award nominees and offers his predictions on who will win big. 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:00:17:01

Jeff Daniels, 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

6/5/2019
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Jeff Daniels talks about his Tony Award nomination and his starring role in the Broadway phenomenon, "To Kill a Mockingbird." 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...

Duration:00:20:52

Carmen Ejogo, 'True Detective'

5/31/2019
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Carmen Ejogo set her mind on becoming an actor, but then made her own rules about how she would make it happen. In this episode, she tells Peter Travers about the hit series "True Detective" and her long 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...

Duration:00:22:43

Bill Hader, 'Barry'

5/17/2019
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Emmy Award winner Bill Hader talks about the upcoming finale of his HBO dark comedy, "Barry," and looks back on the panic attacks that ultimately led to his departure from "Saturday Night Live." 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:00:21:23

Kenneth Branagh, 'All Is True'

5/15/2019
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Sir Kenneth Branagh sits down with Peter Travers to talk about his return to Shakespeare with the new film, "All Is True." 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...

Duration:00:22:01

Russo Brothers, 'Avengers: Endgame'

5/13/2019
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Directors Anthony and Joseph Russo share all the inside details about the making of their blockbuster film, "Avengers: Endgame." * 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 With Peter Travers," where...

Duration:00:28:36

Ralph Fiennes, 'The White Crow'

4/26/2019
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In this episode, Ralph Fiennes talks about directing and starring in his new film, "The White Crow," and why he chose to cast a first-time actor in a leading 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 the nation's most blurbed film critic, according...

Duration:00:30:47

Summer Movie Preview

4/19/2019
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The summer movie season will officially kick off at the end of this month. Rolling Stone film critic Peter Travers has your full breakdown of what's to come as the battle for the summer box office begins. 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:00:19:24

Emilio Estevez, 'The Public'

4/12/2019
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It took 12 years, but Emilio Estevez was determined to get his newest film "The Public" made and released. He talks about why he pushed to tell the story of how libraries can help the homeless and how he convinced a star-studded cast to join him on screen. 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:00:20:42

Zachary Levi, 'Shazam!'

4/5/2019
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"Shazam!" star Zachary Levi went from being bullied as a child to stepping into the world of beloved superheroes. He talks about the magical moment he first put on his red suit and cape just days after signing on to do 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 releases weekly...

Duration:00:18:06

Scott Foley, 'Whiskey Cavalier'

3/22/2019
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Scott Foley was so pumped about his new television series, he packed up his family and moved to Prague, the shooting location for his new ABC comedy-drama, "Whiskey Cavalier." On this episode, he talks about his new role as a secret agent and his life after "Scandal." 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...

Duration:00:19:35

John Turturro, 'Gloria Bell'

3/14/2019
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John Turturro joins Julianne Moore on-screen for the first time in "Gloria Bell." He shares why he wanted to work with the Oscar winner and looks back on his long career acting in more than 60 films. 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:00:20:04