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The Treatment

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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

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

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English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Jack Viertel: The Secret Life of The American Musical

2/14/2018
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Theatrical producer Jack Vertiel talks history and influence of theatre in his book, “The Secret Life of The American Musical”.

Duration:00:29:00

Ruben Ostlund: The Square

2/7/2018
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Swedish director Ruben Ostlund discusses social contracts in “The Square," today on The Treatment.

Duration:00:29:44

Giancarlo Esposito: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

1/31/2018
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Actor Giancarlo Esposito visits The Treatment to talk stepping into the dystopian world of “Maze Runner: The Death Cure”.

Duration:00:29:43

Alexandre Desplat: The Shape of Water

1/24/2018
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French film composer Alexandre Desplat talks creating a soundscape of love in “The Sound of Water”.

Duration:00:29:38

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

1/16/2018
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Director Dee Rees discusses her unintentionally autobiographical film “Mudbound”.

Duration:00:29:39

Matthew Gelb: Prince of Smoke

1/10/2018
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Filmmaker Matthew Gelb explores the world of Cuban tobacco farming in Prince of Smoke.

Janusz Kaminski: The Post

1/3/2018
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Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski talks a career-long relationship with Steven Spielberg, most recently in The Post.

Duration:00:29:59

Guillermo del Toro: The Shape of Water

12/27/2017
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Director Guillermo del Toro talks love without boundaries in The Shape of Water.

Duration:00:29:05

Ron Shelton: Just Getting Started

12/20/2017
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Director Ron Shelton talks sports and independent filmmaking in Just Getting Started.

Duration:00:29:09

Luca Guadagnino: Call Me by Your Name

12/13/2017
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Director Luca Guadagnino discusses a summer of love in Italy in Call Me by Your Name.

Duration:00:29:08

Paul Feig: J. Crew Collection

12/6/2017
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A Simple Favor director Paul Feig discusses his foray into menswear design with J. Crew collaboration.

Duration:00:29:07

Jordan Peele: Get Out

11/30/2017
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Comedian Jordan Peele joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss his directorial debut Get Out. (REPEAT)

Duration:00:28:33

Sam Esmail: Mr. Robot

11/22/2017
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The creator of Mr. Robot, Sam Esmail talks translating a film script to television.

Duration:00:28:52

Joe Berlinger: Intent to Destroy

11/15/2017
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Director Joe Berlinger visits The Treatment to talk Armenian genocide via unbiased cinema verité in Intent to Destroy.

Duration:00:29:15

David Simon: The Deuce

11/8/2017
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Creator David Simon talks bringing personal police reporting experience to HBO's The Deuce.

Duration:00:29:23

Angela Robinson: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

11/1/2017
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Director Angela Robinson retells the true story of William Marston and his feminine inspiration in Professor Marston and the Wonder Women.

Duration:00:29:26

Benedict Andrews: Una

10/25/2017
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Theater director Benedict Andrews discusses the play Blackbird's adaptation to screen in his directorial film debut Una.

Duration:00:28:44

Taran Killam: Killing Gunther

10/18/2017
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Actor Taran Killam discusses his directorial debut Killing Gunther alongside none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Duration:00:29:05

Jay Fielden: Esquire Editor-in-Chief

10/11/2017
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Esquire editor in Chief Jay Fielden joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss establishing his version of the famed lifestyle publication.

Duration:00:28:44

John Elliott, men's clothing designer

10/4/2017
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Men's clothing designer John Elliott joins Elvis Mitchell to discuss making his mark with the "Villain" sweatshirt.

Duration:00:28:46

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