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'Awards Chatter' is a weekly podcast, moderated by THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg, featuring musings about the Oscar, Emmy and Tony races, as well as in-depth interviews with top contenders for those prizes.

'Awards Chatter' is a weekly podcast, moderated by THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg, featuring musings about the Oscar, Emmy and Tony races, as well as in-depth interviews with top contenders for those prizes.
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'Awards Chatter' is a weekly podcast, moderated by THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg, featuring musings about the Oscar, Emmy and Tony races, as well as in-depth interviews with top contenders for those prizes.

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English


Episodes

Tom Hanks - 'The Post'

1/8/2018
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Duration: 01:44:09


Lisa Nishimura - Netflix

1/2/2018
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The VP of original documentary and comedy programming for the world's leading streaming service, who THR recognized as one of the 100 most powerful women in entertainment in 2017, discusses how she wound up at the company back when it was still in the DVD-by-mail business, why docs and comedy have grown in importance and quality over the years and how she came to her most lauded projects, including 'The Square,' 'White Helmets,' 'Chef's Table,' 'Making a Murderer' — plus four of the 15 doc...

Duration: 01:22:52


Clive Davis - 'Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives'

12/21/2017
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One of the most powerful and influential people in the history of the music industry — a record producer, A&R executive and record label chief who has been nicknamed "The Man with the Golden Ear" — reflects on his "epiphany" at the Monterey Pop Festival 50 years ago; discovering Janis Joplin, Bruce Sprinsteen and Whitney Houston, among many others; and how, at 85, he remains as cool and in-tune with the culture as ever. But first: Bryan Fogel, the director of the Oscar-shortlisted Netflix...

Duration: 01:42:22


Aaron Sorkin - 'Molly's Game'

12/11/2017
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On the occasion of his first foray into directing, the greatest screenwriter of the last 25 years — for screens small ('The West Wing') and big ('The Social Network') — opens up about his unlikely journey from actor/bartender to writer, dissects his strengths (dialogue) and weaknesses (story) and opens up about past controversies (drugs, the Sony hack) and criticsms (how he handles female characters).

Duration: 01:18:35


Angelina Jolie - 'First They Killed My Father'

12/4/2017
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One of the most famous, accomplished, beautiful and enigmatic women in the world opens up about her love-hate relationship with acting (and how her choice of roles has been impacted by her rollercoaster of a personal life), her gravitation toward directing (her fourth directorial effort, a Khmer-language drama, is Cambodia's entry in this season's best foreign-language film Oscar race) and why being a mom — of six — and a humanitarian means more to her than anything else.

Duration: 01:18:58


Guillermo del Toro - 'The Shape of Water'

11/27/2017
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The Mexican auteur reflects on the supernatural experiences that shaped him, lessons he learned from films that got derailed and why his latest work — "a musical-thriller-drama Douglas Sirk version of a monster movie" about "outsiders" striving to save "a filthy thing that came from South America" — is not only his favorite but "me, in my totality." But first: Annette Insdorf, a professor in the Graduate Film Program of Columbia University's School of the Arts, joins Scott to talk about...

Duration: 01:29:02


Jennifer Lawrence - 'Mother!'

11/20/2017
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The biggest star in Hollywood opens up about the evolution of her career and feelings about celebrity, the phone hack that left her feeling "gangbanged by the fucking planet" and her work with Darren Aronofsky on the most grueling and controversial movie of her career ("I kind of made it and broke it"). But first: Sid Ganis, the former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, joins Scott to talk about the Academy's expulsion of Harvey Weinstein, the Disney-LA Times...

Duration: 01:17:03


Margot Robbie - 'I, Tonya'

11/6/2017
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The 27-year-old Aussie, who catapulted to international stardom through 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' discusses her conflicted feelings about fame and her 'bombshell' image, why she formed her own production company and how, through it, she helped to bring to life a dramedy about Tonya Harding that features the best performance of her career.

Duration: 01:24:42


Philip Glass - 'Jane'

10/16/2017
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One of the most revered and influential composers of the past century reflects on the 'minimalism' style for which he's famous, collaborations with everyone from David Bowie to Martin Scorsese and scoring Brett Morgen’s terrific new documentary about the early work of primatologist Jane Goodball. But first: Ashley Cullins, a THR staff reporter specializing in legal coverage, joins Scott to discuss the stunning downfall of Harvey Weinstein and what may come next.

Duration: 01:16:58


Sean Baker and Brooklynn Prince - 'The Florida Project'

10/9/2017
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An unassuming director and his precocious seven-year-old leading lady in one of the most acclaimed films of 2017 — sort of an American 'Slumdog Millionaire' — reflect on their journeys to that collaboration (he made other films about people on the margins of society, including the iPhone-shot 'Tangerine') and their time together (she explains how she crafted such a mature and emotional performance). But first: THR's film critic and chief theater critic David Rooney joins Scott to dissect...

Duration: 01:41:00


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