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The Treatment

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Location:

Santa Monica, CA

Networks:

KCRW

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Jane Campion: Top of the Lake

9/14/2017
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Director Jane Campion joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss success with her Top of the Lake series.

Duration: 00:29:10


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

9/7/2017
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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: 00:28:44


Ellen Mirojnick: Lucky Logan

8/31/2017
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Award-winning costume designer Ellen Mirojnick discusses taking hillbilly fashion seriously in Lucky Logan.

Duration: 00:29:12


Kenya Barris: Black-ish

8/24/2017
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Black-ish creator Kenya Barris joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss utilizing his show as a conversation starter. (Repeat)

Duration: 00:29:35


RuPaul: RuPaul's Drag Race

8/17/2017
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Actor and drag queen extraordinaire, RuPaul joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss mainstream success of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Duration: 00:29:41


Allen Hughes: The Defiant Ones

8/10/2017
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Director Allen Hughes credits real life experience in the making of The Defiant Ones.

Duration: 00:29:28


Lena Waithe: Master of None

8/3/2017
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Writer Lena Waithe joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss inserting her point of view into Master of None.

Duration: 00:29:11


John Cho: Columbus

7/27/2017
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Actor John Cho joins Elvis to discuss his leading role in the romantic drama Columbus.

Duration: 00:29:13


Gillian Robespierre: Landline

7/20/2017
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Director Gillian Robespierre discusses her attraction to coming-of-age stories, displayed in her newest project Landline.

Duration: 00:28:47


Miguel Arteta and Mike White: Beatriz at Dinner

7/13/2017
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Long time filmmaking collaborators Miguel Arteta and Mike White visit The Treatment to discuss the social commentary in Beatriz at Dinner.

Duration: 00:29:02


Ernest Dickerson: Juice

7/6/2017
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Director Ernest Dickerson joins Elvis Mitchell to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his first film starring Tupac Shakur, Juice.

Duration: 00:28:49


Sofia Coppola: The Beguiled

6/29/2017
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Director Sofia Coppola talks modernizing the 1971 Clint Eastwood film The Beguiled.

Duration: 00:28:46


Anna Biller: The Love Witch

6/22/2017
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Filmmaker Anna Biller discusses her homage to 1960s horror in The Love Witch.

Duration: 00:28:31


Patty Jenkins: Wonder Woman

6/15/2017
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Director Patty Jenkins joins the DC Comics world with her take on Wonder Woman.

Duration: 00:28:51


Zoe Lister-Jones: "Band Aid"

6/8/2017
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Actress and director Zoe Lister-Jones discusses the energy on set with an all female crew behind her film “Band Aid”.

Duration: 00:28:29


Guy Ritchie: King Arthur

6/1/2017
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EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: Director Guy Ritchie stops by to discuss retelling lore his way in King Arthur.

Duration: 00:28:43


Bryan Fuller & Michael Green: American Gods

5/25/2017
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American Gods creators Bryan Fuller and Michael Green visit The Treatment to discuss their interest in the fantasy novel and their approach to its on-screen adaptation.

Duration: 00:28:28


Gina Prince & Reggie "Rock" Bythewood: Shots Fired

5/18/2017
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Directors Gina Prince and Reggie “Rock” Bythewood join Elvis Mitchell to discuss examining US police activity and corruption from all angles in Shots Fired.

Duration: 00:28:30


Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

5/11/2017
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Celebrity chef Jeremiah Tower talks leading the way in New American Cuisine in Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent.

Duration: 00:28:46


Jason Schwartzman: My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea

5/4/2017
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Actor Jason Schwartzman visits The Treatment to talk experimental animation in his new project My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea.

Duration: 00:28:45

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