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PLAYBACK is a weekly podcast hosted by Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley. Airing every Thursday, it features discussion of entertainment industry news and exclusive interviews with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.

PLAYBACK is a weekly podcast hosted by Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley. Airing every Thursday, it features discussion of entertainment industry news and exclusive interviews with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.
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PLAYBACK is a weekly podcast hosted by Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley. Airing every Thursday, it features discussion of entertainment industry news and exclusive interviews with the talents behind many of today’s hottest films.

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English


Episodes

Ep56 - Martin McDonagh / "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

1/11/2018
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This week Golden Globe winning writer-director Martin McDonagh stops by to discuss his popular Oscar season player "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

Duration: 00:31:45


Ep55 - Guillermo del Toro / "The Shape of Water"

1/4/2018
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Singular filmmaker Guillermo del Toro discusses his most acclaimed film to date, "The Shape of Water," in theaters now.

Duration: 00:33:43


Ep54 - Ridley Scott / "All the Money in the World"

12/28/2017
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Director Ridley Scott discusses the whirlwind reshoots on his latest film in the wake of actor Kevin Spacey's fall from grace.

Duration: 00:33:42


Ep53 - Christian Bale / "Hostiles"

12/21/2017
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Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale on how Batman changed his life and his work in Scott Cooper's dark western "Hostiles."

Duration: 00:44:42


Ep52 - Rian Johnson / "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

12/14/2017
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This week director Rian Johnson stops by to divulge all the secrets from "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" — well, not really. It's a spoiler-free conversation about the new, sure-to-be global hit.

Duration: 00:35:16


Ep51 - Aaron Sorkin / "Molly’s Game"

12/7/2017
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Oscar- and Grammy-winning writer Aaron Sorkin stops by to discuss his first stab at the director's chair: "Molly's Game," starring Jessica Chastain.

Duration: 00:35:20


Ep50 - James Franco / "The Disaster Artist"

11/30/2017
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This week James Franco drops by to discuss his new film "The Disaster Artist" about the making of Tommy Wiseau's infamous disaster piece "The Room."

Duration: 00:42:13


Ep49 - Greta Gerwig & Saoirse Ronan / "Lady Bird"

11/23/2017
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This week a special Thanksgiving conversation as writer-director Greta Gerwig and actress Saoirse Ronan drop in to discuss their new film "Lady Bird."

Duration: 00:42:27


Ep48 - Patty Jenkins / "Wonder Woman"

11/16/2017
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This week "Wonder Woman" director Patty Jenkins drops by to discuss her work in the ongoing DC Comics movie universe and a whole lot more.

Duration: 00:32:29


Ep47 - Donald Sutherland / Honorary Oscar Recipient

11/9/2017
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This week actor Donald Sutherland discusses his new film “The Leisure Seeker” and a legendary career that culminates with an honorary Oscar this weekend.

Duration: 00:39:08


Ep46 - Taika Waititi / "Thor: Ragnarok"

11/2/2017
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Director Taika Waititi discusses his contribution to the Marvel movie universe, "Thor: Ragnarok."

Duration: 00:31:22


Ep45 - Sam Rockwell / "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

10/26/2017
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This week Sam Rockwell discusses his new film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Also some shop talk with Oscar season on the march.

Duration: 00:55:27


Ep44 - Andy Serkis / "Breathe" and "War for the Planet of the Apes"

10/19/2017
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Andy Serkis stops by to discuss his directorial debut "Breathe" and other projects, from "War for the Planet of the Apes" to "Star Wars: The Last Jedi."

Duration: 00:30:59


Ep43 - Willem Dafoe / "The Florida Project"

10/12/2017
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This week Willem Dafoe discusses his work in indie sensation "The Florida Project" and highlights from his 30-year career.

Duration: 00:38:06


Ep42 - Dustin Hoffman / "The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)"

10/5/2017
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Two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman drops in to discuss Trump, the media, and his new film, "The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)."

Duration: 00:19:20


Ep40 - Bill Skarsgard / “It”

9/14/2017
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This week actor Bill Skarsgard discusses his creepy performance as Pennywise the clown in the new Stephen King adaptation “It."

Duration: 00:36:48


Ep39 - Emma Stone / “Battle of the Sexes"

9/7/2017
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Academy Award-winning actress Emma Stone discusses her roller-coaster Oscar night, 10 years of "Superbad" and her new film "Battle of the Sexes."

Duration: 00:25:29


Ep38 - Scott Cooper / "Hostiles"

8/31/2017
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Director Scott Cooper ("Crazy Heart," "Black Mass") stops by to discuss his western "Hostiles," starring Christian Bale and set to play the Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals this month.

Duration: 00:33:29


Ep37 - Luc Besson / "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets"

7/20/2017
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Visionary filmmaker Luc Besson stops by to discuss his eye-popping new film "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."

Duration: 00:31:04


Ep36 - David Lowery / “A Ghost Story”

7/6/2017
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This week filmmaker David Lowery (“Pete’s Dragon”) stops by to discuss his micro-budgeted new drama “A Ghost Story,” with Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.

Duration: 00:33:05

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