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Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

Location:

Santa Monica, CA

Networks:

KCRW

Description:

Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

Twitter:

@kcrw

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Terence Blanchard: ‘Da 5 Bloods’

4/6/2021
Composer Terence Blanchard on the ‘magic and divine’ of working with Spike Lee.

Duration:00:28:46

Amy Sherald: ‘The Great American Fact’

3/30/2021
Artist Amy Sherald on painting what she wants to see in the world.

Duration:00:28:31

Ciara Bravo: “Cherry”

3/23/2021
Actress Ciara Bravo on discovering her characters’ secrets.

Duration:00:29:02

Jac Schaeffer: ‘WandaVision’

3/16/2021
‘WandaVision’ Executive Producer Jac Schaeffer on the storytelling possibilities of the sitcom

Duration:00:29:28

Nicholas Jarecki: ‘Crisis’

3/9/2021
Director Nicholas Jarecki on the real life inspiration for his newest film ‘Crisis’

Duration:00:29:23

Radhika Jones: Vanity Fair

3/2/2021
Vanity Fair’s editor-in-chief Radhika Jones on redefining glamour.

Duration:00:29:27

Garrett Bradley: ‘Time’

2/23/2021
Filmmaker Garrett Bradley on the complicated meaning of time.

Duration:00:29:11

Nicole Beharie: ‘Miss Juneteenth’

2/16/2021
Actress Nicole Beharie on the compromises for access and agency.

Duration:00:29:14

Chloé Zhao: ‘Nomadland’

2/9/2021
Director Chloé Zhao on the significance of a sunset.

Duration:00:28:46

Zendaya and Sam Levinson: ‘Malcolm and Marie’

2/2/2021
Actress Zendaya on picking a side in ‘Malcolm and Marie’

Duration:00:28:31

Fran Lebowitz: ‘Pretend It’s a City’

1/26/2021
Writer and speaker Fran Lebowitz on her misinterpreted affection for New York.

Duration:00:29:05

Aaron Sorkin: ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

1/19/2021
Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

Duration:00:30:01

Eugene Ashe: ‘Sylvie’s Love’

1/12/2021
Writer-director Eugene Ashe’s new take on an old-fashioned love story.

Duration:00:29:50

Jeff Daniels: ‘The Comey Rule’

1/5/2021
This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels. Daniels’ newest project is the Showtime miniseries “The Comey Rule” based on former FBI director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty.” Daniels talks about how his role as Will McAvoy in HBO's "The Newsroom," opened up a new phase in his career as a leading actor. He also discusses the power of stillness in some of his most recent roles, and he tells Elvis about a memorable backstage meeting with Justin...

Duration:00:29:05

George C. Wolfe: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

12/29/2020
George C. Wolfe on power dynamics in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Duration:00:29:51

Chris Gibbs and Beth Birkett: Union Los Angeles

12/18/2020
Chris Gibbs and Beth Birkett on Union Los Angeles’ staying power.

Duration:00:29:19

Riz Ahmed: ‘Sound of Metal’

12/15/2020
Actor Riz Ahmed on getting out of his head for his newest role.

Duration:00:29:17

David Mikics: ‘Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker’

12/8/2020
This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with writer and professor David Mikics whose newest book is ‘Stanley Kubrick: American Filmmaker.” Mikics’ other books include “Bellow’s People” and “Slow Reading in a Hurried Age.” On the program, he discusses how Kubrick’s stable, third marriage contributed to the director’s taking on increasingly complex films as his career matured. He talks about what people tend to get wrong about Kubrick’s final film “Eyes Wide Shut” and how Kubrick’s use of...

Duration:00:28:31

David E. Talbert: ‘Jingle Jangle’

12/1/2020
David Talbert on bringing a new holiday classic to all audiences.

Duration:00:28:30

Alex Winter: ‘Zappa’

11/24/2020
This week Elvis sits down with actor and director Alex Winter, whose new documentary “Zappa” chronicles the life and performance of avant-garde rocker Frank Zappa. Winter’s films as a director include “Downloaded,” “Deep Web” and “Showbiz Kids.” He is also known as an actor for his role as “Bill” in the “Bill and Ted” trilogy. Winter talks about why his pitch to Zappa’s widow about his approach to the film allowed him access to previously unreleased film footage. He talks about Zappa’s...

Duration:00:29:05