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A "treatment," in Hollywood parlance, is a concise overview of a screenplay. Film critic Elvis Mitchell gives the "treatment" to some of the most influential and innovative forces creating movies and popular art and entertainment. Each week, Elvis speaks with an amazing array of guests, discussing everything from their inner conflicts to their interior design.

A "treatment," in Hollywood parlance, is a concise overview of a screenplay. Film critic Elvis Mitchell gives the "treatment" to some of the most influential and innovative forces creating movies and popular art and entertainment. Each week, Elvis speaks with an amazing array of guests, discussing everything from their inner conflicts to their interior design.
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Santa Monica, CA

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KCRW

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A "treatment," in Hollywood parlance, is a concise overview of a screenplay. Film critic Elvis Mitchell gives the "treatment" to some of the most influential and innovative forces creating movies and popular art and entertainment. Each week, Elvis speaks with an amazing array of guests, discussing everything from their inner conflicts to their interior design.

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@kcrw

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English

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1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-450-5183


Episodes

Marc Forster: ‘Christopher Robin’

8/15/2018
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Director Marc Forster revisits childhood escapism in “Christopher Robin”.

Duration:00:28:59

Susanna Fogel: 'The Spy Who Dumped Me'

8/8/2018
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Director Susanna Fogel starts the conversation of women in Hollywood with her film “The Spy Who Dumped Me”.

Duration:00:29:13

Daryl Wein: ‘Blueprint’

8/1/2018
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“Blueprint” director Daryl Wein discusses filmmaking from an African American perspective as a white filmmaker.

Duration:00:29:43

Daveed Diggs & Rafael Casal: ‘Blindspotting’

7/25/2018
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Stars of ‘Blindspotting’ Daveed Diggs & Rafael Casal discuss their love letter to Oakland.

Duration:00:29:30

Gus Van Sant: ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’

7/18/2018
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Director Gus Van Sant discusses his meticulous comedic casting in ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot.’

Duration:00:29:31

Boots Riley: 'Sorry To Bother You'

7/11/2018
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Activist and first time director Boots Riley talks fighting status quo in sci-fi comedy 'Sorry To Bother You.'

Duration:00:29:15

Louie Anderson: 'Hey Mom'

6/27/2018
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Comedian Louie Anderson channels his mother in his new book, Hey Mom.

Duration:00:29:21

Brad Bird: “Incredibles 2”

6/20/2018
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Director Brad Bird talks the evolution of animation and the long-awaited “Incredibles 2."

Duration:00:28:51

Jordan Klepper: 'The Opposition'

6/13/2018
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Political comedian Jordan Klepper explores himself as a character while hosting “The Opposition."

Duration:00:28:31

Bart Layton: 'American Animals'

6/6/2018
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Director Bart Layton discusses Darwinistic irony in “American Animals."

Duration:00:29:01

Judd Apatow: 'The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling'

5/30/2018
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Filmmaker Judd Apatow explores the life of a mentor and fellow comedian in “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling."

Duration:00:28:46

André Leon Talley: 'The Gospel According to André'

5/23/2018
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Former editor of Vogue magazine André Leon Talley talks life and fashion in “The Gospel According to André."

Duration:00:29:45

Christopher Nolan: “2001: A Space Odyssey”

5/16/2018
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Director Christopher Nolan revives a classic in the 50th anniversary 70mm reprint of “2001: A Space Odyssey."

Duration:00:29:30

Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman

5/9/2018
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Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.

Duration:00:28:56

Chris Nashawaty: 'Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story'

5/2/2018
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Author Chris Nashawaty talks talent and ego in his book "Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story."

Duration:00:29:12

Chloe Zhao: The Rider

4/25/2018
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Director Chloe Zhao talks working with non-actors in the Americana tale “The Rider."

Duration:00:29:19

Lynne Ramsay & Joaquin Phoenix: 'You Were Never Really Here'

4/18/2018
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Director Lynne Ramsay and actor Joaquin Phoenix discuss adapting “You Were Never Really Here” to film.

Duration:00:29:19

Agyesh Madan & Nicholas Ragosta: Stòffa

4/11/2018
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Menswear designers Agyesh Madan & Nicholas Ragosta talk responsible production of Stòffa.

Duration:00:29:01

Barry Levinson: Paterno

4/4/2018
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Director Barry Levinson discusses taking on the world of docu-drama, this time in HBO’s “Paterno”.

Duration:00:29:00

Andrew Haigh: Lean On Pete

3/28/2018
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Director Andrew Haigh talks “Lean On Pete” and the appealing emotional trajectory of his characters.

Duration:00:29:36