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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg. Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst.

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United States

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'Awards Chatter' is a podcast that features in-depth interviews with the most interesting and accomplished people in show business. Created and hosted by: Scott Feinberg. Produced by: Matthew Whitehurst.

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English

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Episodes

Kazuo Ishiguro - 'Living'

1/25/2023
The Nobel-winning novelist best known for 'The Remains of the Day' and 'Never Let Me Go' reflects on his journeys from Japan to England and from writing songs to fiction; why he has often written characters who deceive themselves and repress their emotions; and why he wanted to adapt Akira Kurosawa's film 'Ikiru,' which he first saw as a boy, into a new film set in 1950s London. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:55

S. S. Rajamouli - 'RRR'

1/17/2023
The James Cameron of Tollywood reflects on his family of filmmakers, helping to forge a pan-Indian cinema and bringing together two of India's biggest stars for what has proven to be one of India's biggest — and most acclaimed — blockbusters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:46

'The Three Amigos' — Alfonso Cuarón ('Le Pupille'), Guillermo del Toro ('Pinocchio') & Alejandro González Iñárritu (‘Bardo')

1/15/2023
With five best director and two best picture Oscars between them, this trio of filmmakers are a living and breathing rebuttal to Donald Trump's claim that Mexico isn't "sending their best." In a rare joint interview, they reflect on the origins of their friendship, coming to America and ushering in a new golden age of Mexican cinema. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:54

Michelle Williams - 'The Fabelmans'

1/13/2023
One of her generation's most admired stage and screen actresses reflects on being an emancipated child star on 'Dawson's Creek,' pursuing naturalism in films like 'Brokeback Mountain,' 'Wendy and Lucy' and 'Blue Valentine' before turning more recently to expressionistic work in 'My Week with Marilyn' and 'Fosse/Verdon' and the challenges and rewards of playing Steven Spielberg's mother. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:41

Stephanie Hsu - 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

1/3/2023
The fast-rising star of stage and screen reflects on growing up as the daughter of an immigrant who was skeptical about her ambitions, what led her to major parts on Broadway and on TV's 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' and how she feels about the explosion of her career and her latest film — the principal stars of which are of Asian descent — at a time when anti-Asian bigotry is surging across America. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:51

Debbie Harry & Chris Stein - Music Legends

12/27/2022
The legendary singer and guitarist of the trailblazing punk/new-wave band Blondie reflect on the fateful way in which they came together, the creation of their biggest hits (including four which hit #1) and the new Grammy-nominated box set 'Blondie: Against The Odds 1974-1982,' which chronicles the band’s initial eight-year run prior to its seventeen-year hiatus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:10:32

James Gray - 'Armageddon Time'

12/12/2022
The New York-born/LA-based filmmaker reflects on how his family and upbringing shaped him and his films, the pros and cons of being a darling of Cannes and the increasingly uphill climb of making the sorts of indie, personal films he prefers to make. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:58

Alejandro González Iñárritu - 'Bardo'

12/9/2022
In front of an audience at Chapman University, the Mexican filmmaker who has been recognized with four competitive Oscars and one honorary Oscar reflects on how music informs his movies, why his films focus on parent-child relationships and immigration and what drives him to tackle massively challenging projects like 'Birdman,' 'The Revenant' and his latest, Mexico's submission for this year's best international feature Oscar race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:44:22

David Byrne - 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

11/21/2022
The legendary singer/singwriter formerly of Talking Heads reflects on the formation and breakup of that band, the international influences that have shaped his solo career and how he came to write, with Ryan Lott and Mitski, the original song 'This Is a Life' for the 2022 film that is now A24's highest-grossing release ever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:01

Emma Thompson - 'Good Luck to You, Leo Grande'

11/14/2022
The only person who has ever won Oscars for both acting and writing reflects on how her pursuit of sketch comedy gave way to dramatic acting, the roots of her deep feminism and why, at 63, she took on one of the most intimidating parts of her career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:51

Jerry Bruckheimer - 'Top Gun: Maverick'

11/7/2022
One of the most commercially successful producers in Hollywood's history reflects on his beginnings in advertising, his rollercoaster partnership with the late Don Simpson and the two 'Top Gun' blockbusters that he made with Tom Cruise 36 years apart. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:21

Colson Baker (aka Machine Gun Kelly) - 'Taurus' [LIVE]

10/31/2022
In front of an audience at the SCAD Savannah Film Festival, the musican and actor reflects on his colorful adolescence, his gravitation to and success with both rap and pop-punk and why he has added acting to his portfolio, too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:04:24

Adam Sandler - 'Hustle' [LIVE]

10/24/2022
In front of an audience at the Newport Beach Film Festival, one of the biggest box-office stars of the past quarter-century reflects on his path to comedy and acting, what inspired his funniest movies and lines and his mid-career foray into more dramatic roles, such as the NBA scout he played in an acclaimed Netflix film earlier this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:19:26

Michelle Yeoh - 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' [LIVE]

10/20/2022
In front of an audience at Chapman University, the Malaysian actress reflects on blazing a trail for female martial artists in Hong Kong cinema, introducing the modern Bond girl 25 years ago and getting to show that she can do, well, everything everywhere all at once in A24's biggest hit to date. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:37

Eddie Redmayne - 'The Good Nurse' [LIVE]

10/17/2022
In front of an audience at the Newport Beach Film Festival, the Oscar and Tony winner returns to the podcast, seven years after his first visit, and reflects on his collaborations with Tom Hooper, the movie on which Harvey Weinstein bullied him and the roles for which he has received the most acclaim, from Dr. Stephen Hawking in 'The Theory of Everything' to a nurse with a dark secret in a new Netflix film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:17:05

Sarah Snook - 'Succession'

8/19/2022
The Aussie actress who has shot to stardom as Shiv Roy on HBO's Emmy-winning drama series reflects on almost landing the lead in 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' right out of drama school, how the casting director who cast her in 'Steve Jobs' changed her career years later, what makes Shiv tick and what it's been like becoming a celebrity during a pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:08

Issa Rae - 'Insecure' & 'Rap Sh!t'

8/15/2022
"The voice of millennial Black women for more than a decade," in the words of The Washington Post, reflects on how she became enamored with TV, the robbery that inspired her web series 'The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl' and how that show, along with Larry Wilmore and Prentice Penny, shaped her five-season masterpiece for HBO, the first premium cable scripted series ever created by and starring a Black woman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:22

Kaley Cuoco - 'The Flight Attendant'

8/12/2022
The TV veteran of '8 Simple Rules' and 'The Big Bang Theory' reflects on her start in the business, the lessons and loss of mentor John Ritter and breaking out of sitcoms to produce and star in an HBO Max comedic thriller that has now brought her three Emmy nominations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:48

Bela Bajaria - Netflix

8/9/2022
The first woman of color to ever run a Hollywood studio, who is now the head of global television at the world's preeminent streamer and one of TIME's 100 most influential people in the world, reflects on climbing the ranks in a business in which no one looked like her, championing shows like 'The Mindy Project' and 'Master of None' and helping to guide to fruition 'Squid Game,' which is the biggest hit in her company's history and the first non-English-language show ever nominated for a...

Duration:01:03:43

Peter Jackson - 'The Beatles: Get Back'

8/4/2022
The Oscar-winning filmmaker and world’s most famous living New Zealander reflects on his path to filmmaking and passion for visual effects, the crazy series of events that made it possible for him to make the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy and the loss of a longtime collaborator that has driven him towards documentary filmmaking, most recently with an epic docuseries about the run-up to The Beatles’ final public performance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:27:58