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No host, no ads, no rules. From the people behind Midsommar, Uncut Gems, The Farewell, Lady Bird, Moonlight, The Witch, The Lobster, Ex Machina, and more.

No host, no ads, no rules. From the people behind Midsommar, Uncut Gems, The Farewell, Lady Bird, Moonlight, The Witch, The Lobster, Ex Machina, and more.

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United States

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No host, no ads, no rules. From the people behind Midsommar, Uncut Gems, The Farewell, Lady Bird, Moonlight, The Witch, The Lobster, Ex Machina, and more.

Twitter:

@a24

Language:

English

Contact:

646-568-6015


Episodes

This Is Getting Good with Tim Heidecker, John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen & Jonathan Krisel

11/24/2020
Topics covered include: Zoom culture, petty arguments, band name trends through the decades, the humble origins of Moonbase 8, rethinking “independent” television, the demoralizing experience of pitching a show to Amazon and Netflix accompanied by a 30 person chorus, learning to trust Ravi, whether A24 needs help with money, and why you sometimes need a couple years of distance to fall in love with something you made.

Duration:00:44:34

Animal Instincts with Nathan Fielder & Alexa Demie

10/28/2020
Topics covered include: embracing your animal essence, what high school is really like, the Euphoria chili scene, learning cinematography from reality TV, the secret to acting like Nathan, fairy portals, approaches to cat parenting, the kindness of strangers, and crying so hard you laugh.

Duration:00:54:01

Everything Is Available with Nicholas Braun & Nicholas Britell

10/14/2020
Topics covered include: performance anxiety, living in the body of a character, the annual Gathering of the Juggalos, how Cousin Greg got his rich vocabulary, Britell’s early gigs writing telephone hold music, getting out of your own head, and why you should just keep going when it feels good.

Duration:00:50:08

It Only Matters To Me with Janicza Bravo & Joi McMillon

9/23/2020
Topics covered include: finding your creative collaborators, strip club breakfast buffets, editing as the final draft of a script, the Sundance party scene, why bad notes are better than no notes, meaningful nudity on screen, getting paid the least for doing the most, and what it’s like making a naughty movie when you’re a prude.

Duration:00:56:48

Seduce And Destroy with Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie & Paul Thomas Anderson

12/23/2019
Topics covered include: hot mics, shooting in airports pre-9/11, "movie star grapes," Josh seeing Sandler in Punch Drunk Love at age 18, writing a script that feels like there is no script at all, His Royal Highness Darius Khondji, the firecracker scene in Boogie Nights, the feeling when it all works artistically, post-filmmaking blues, losing the Ziegfeld theater in NYC, and why it just makes sense to ship a precious gem inside of a fish.

Duration:01:00:53

BONUS: Ari Aster & Robert Eggers Extended Conversation

7/25/2019
Bergman Mission Accomplished. Here's the extended version of last week’s Deep Cuts with Ari Aster & Robert Eggers. ROB & ARI'S WATCH LIST (in order of appearance) The Servant (1963) dir. Joseph Losey The Sacrifice (1986) dir. Andrei Tarkovsky Cries and Whispers (1972) dir. Ingmar Bergman Autumn Sonata (1978) dir. Ingmar Bergman Persona (1966) dir. Ingmar Bergman The Master (2012) dir. Paul Thomas Anderson The Virgin Spring (1960) dir. Ingmar Bergman Shame (1968) dir. Ingmar...

Duration:00:55:27

Deep Cuts with Ari Aster & Robert Eggers

7/17/2019
Topics covered include: chasing the Bergman closeup, preferred aspect ratios, why Hereditary is unabashedly a horror movie, talking to press while intoxicated, the “trick” of Midsommar, the scene from Carrie that still gives Ari nightmares, dealing with the consequences of an A24 marketing stunt you did not consent to, the silver lining on a ‘D’ Cinemascore, why films are meant to be watched more than once, and the magic of being in dialogue with other filmmakers across history—and becoming...

Duration:00:44:27

All In The Family with Ramy Youssef & Awkwafina

6/12/2019
Topics covered include: lies we tell our families, the gift of cold hard cash, visiting Disney as an adult, pet monkeys (dream versus reality), Murakami, the Malcolm X watch, LA car culture, universality through specificity, connecting the dots, and the longing to know the places our parents' parents once called home.

Duration:00:47:46

A Bigger Canvas with Martin Scorsese & Joanna Hogg

5/15/2019
Topics covered include: Bob Fosse's influence, the magic of Singing In The Rain (1952), strategies for evading journalists' questions, sequels that aren't really sequels, the CGI challenge of youthifying De Niro, Pesci, and Pacino in The Irishman, and the piece of advice from Arthur Penn that Marty will never forget: “Don't lose that amateur status.”

Duration:00:48:00

Shooting Stars with Rian Johnson & Claire Denis

4/22/2019
Topics covered include: shooting a prison movie in space, the dark romance of L.A., good bread, why Claire went crazy working for Wim Wenders, films that must be viewed in the dark, shooting with yellow light, the romanticization of film stock, Tarkovsky’s Stalker, and the alchemy of cinema.

Duration:00:27:27

Don't Be A Stranger with Jonah Hill & Michael Cera

1/8/2019
Topics covered include: the surreal experience of overnight fame, Spanish movie marketing, establishing boundaries, theater people, drinking beers with Elaine May, Jonah's fear of winged animals, on-demand pushups, degenerate gambling, and why everyone should own a digital copy of Mid90s.

Duration:00:48:34

Sound On with Daniel Lopatin & Mica Levi

12/3/2018
Topics covered include: the process of scoring a film, growing up in a house filled with music, cinematic rhythm, cheesy scores, creating the sounds of an urban nightmare, and why electronic music is the best game ever.

Duration:00:42:58

Acting Your Age with Elsie Fisher & Molly Ringwald

11/1/2018
Topics covered include: the highs and lows of being a young actor, Elsie’s audition for Eighth Grade, Bo Burnham’s Vine career (RIP), why social media should have stopped at Myspace, the impossibility of not saying “Um” and “Like,” Dungeons & Dragons, the Golden State Killer, coming-of-age on screen, and why we never stop craving connection—regardless of age.

Duration:00:39:11

The More You Know with Fred Armisen & Jason Schwartzman

10/1/2018
Topics covered include: the nuances of American Sign Language, Icelandic stand-up comedy, fairies, trolls, superhuman athleticism, archaic medical treatments, and what Fred would do if he could travel back in time without altering history.

Duration:00:46:16

Catch And Release with Ethan Hawke & Alia Shawkat

8/29/2018
Topics covered include: their new film Blaze, summers in Nova Scotia, art that tells the truth, the beauty of beginner’s mind, Alia’s painting, career advice from Steve McQueen, and the importance of giving it all away.

Duration:00:41:21

This Is How It Should End with Paul Schrader & Sofia Coppola

5/30/2018
Topics covered include: Paul's unexpected career trajectory, ambiguous endings, stealing from the best, the challenges of writing without "nighttime additives," and what it took for Paul to finally make First Reformed—the movie he’s been waiting his whole life to make.

Duration:00:46:53

True Obsession with John Early & Toni Collette

4/26/2018
A conversation between actress Toni Collette (Hereditary) and actor and comedian John Early (Search Party). Topics covered include: Toni Collette, Toni Collette, and falling in love with Toni Collette at age 10 after renting Clockwatchers from a Nashville Blockbuster.

Duration:00:42:13

True Obsession with John Early & Toni Collette

4/26/2018
Topics covered include: Toni Collette, Toni Collette, and falling in love with Toni Collette at age 10 after renting Clockwatchers from a Nashville Blockbuster.

Duration:00:42:13

High Anxiety with Jerrod Carmichael & Bo Burnham

3/29/2018
Topics covered include: the internet, teenagers today, how to talk about a moment that is already a parody of itself, the FKA Twigs/Anderson .Paak/Spike Jonze Apple ad, whether or not Deadpool gets it, why Jerrod hasn’t seen Bottle Rocket, the filmmaking of Steve McQueen, Jerrod and Bo’s dispositional differences, Snoop Dogg’s new gospel album, the performance of an interview, and the value of not being present.

Duration:00:48:07

All the Way Home with Barry Jenkins & Greta Gerwig

2/28/2018
Topics covered include: Elena Ferrante, medieval triptychs, things that make Greta uncomfortable as a viewer, shooting through fog machines, the skirts of Isadora Duncan, fast-talking ladies, Grey Gardens, the possibility of a giant bad mess, budgetary constraints, Sacramento, the special birthday plate, and the YMCA aerobics class on 14th Street where Greta discovered her calling.

Duration:00:40:49