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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

Mark Harris: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

11/16/2018
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"The sixth character was alcohol," journalist Mark Harris says of "Five Came Back," about five directors who filmed from the WWII trenches.

Duration:00:29:38

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross: "Variety's 2018 Music for Screens Summit"

11/9/2018
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Elvis Mitchell in conversation with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, taped live at Neuehouse Hollywood.

Duration:00:30:00

Jessica Harper: "Suspiria’’

11/2/2018
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Actress Jessica Harper discusses her cult-icon status as star of "Suspiria".

Duration:00:30:00

Ike Barinholtz: "The Oath’’

10/25/2018
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Director Ike Barinholtz on tackling the tone of his politically charged directorial debut “The Oath”.

Duration:00:29:16

Eric Roth: "A Star Is Born’’

10/18/2018
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Screenwriter Eric Roth adapts a story of music and heartbreak in "A Star Is Born".

Duration:00:29:40

Scott Wilson: 'In the Heat of the Night' 50th Anniversary

10/11/2018
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The Walking Dead actor Scott Wilson discusses his 50 year career catapulted by In the Heat of the Night co-star Sidney Poitier.

Duration:00:29:15

Jeremy Ungar: "Ride’’

10/3/2018
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Director Jeremy Ungar discusses the dark side of an LA ride-share experience in "Ride".

Duration:00:29:02

Scott Sternberg: "Entireworld’’

9/26/2018
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Clothing designer Scott Sternberg launches simplistic, eco-friendly Entireworld brand.

Duration:00:29:57

Sam Levinson: "Assassination Nation’’

9/19/2018
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Director Sam Levinson discusses emotional volatility of the internet in "Assassination Nation".

Duration:00:29:56

Dave Holstein: "Kidding’’

9/12/2018
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"Kidding" creator Dave Holstein talks existential crisis with Jim Carrey.

Duration:00:29:18

Courtney A. Kemp: "Power’’

9/5/2018
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"Power" creator Courtney A. Kemp discusses plot twists in season 6 of the hit series.

Duration:00:29:31

Gerrick D. Kennedy: 'Parental Discretion Is Advised'

8/29/2018
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Author Gerrick D. Kennedy discusses similarities between his Ohio roots and West Coast hip hop in "Parental Discretion Is Advised".

Duration:00:29:52

Chris Weitz: 'Operation Finale'

8/22/2018
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Director Chris Weitz hits on a topic very close to home in "Operation Finale".

Duration:00:29:01

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