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A podcast by NextBestPicture.com that reviews the latest film releases and discusses various topics within the world of film and the awards race.

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A podcast by NextBestPicture.com that reviews the latest film releases and discusses various topics within the world of film and the awards race.

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English

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Episodes

Interview With "The Teachers' Lounge" Director & Co-Writer İlker Çatak

2/23/2024
"The Teachers' Lounge" premiered at the 2023 Berlin International Film Festival, receiving critical acclaim for its direction, writing, and lead performance from Leonie Benesch. It went on to play many other film festivals throughout the year, ultimately receiving Germany's selection for Best International Feature Film at this year's Academy Awards. Director and co-writer İlker Çatak was kind enough to speak with us following the film's Oscar nomination for Best International Feature Film to discuss his experience making the film, what went into the film's screenplay, how the film's tension was influenced by "Uncut Gems" and more. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration for Best International Feature Film. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:48

Interview With "Io Capitano" Director/Writer Matteo Garrone

2/23/2024
"Io Capitano" had its world premiere at the 2023 Venice International Film Festival where it won the Silver Lion for Matteo "Io Capitano" had its world premiere at the 2023 Venice International Film Festival where it won the Silver Lion for Matteo Garrone's direction and the Marcello Mastroianni Award for newcomer Seydou Sarr's performance. Following his acclaimed work on "Gomorrah" and "Pinocchio," this is the first film to be directed by Garrone to receive an Oscar nomination for Best International Feature Film (representing Italy). Garrone was kind enough to spend a few minutes talking with us about his experience making the film, which is now playing in limited release from Cohen Media Group and is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:31

Interviews With "Oppenheimer" Stars Cillian Murphy & Emily Blunt

2/22/2024
"Oppenheimer" has been a juggernaut this awards season, garnering praise, respect, and adoration for its technical accomplishments, writing and direction from Christopher Nolan, and the extraordinary performances of its ensemble cast, led by Cillian Murphy. Nominated for the first time in both of their careers for Oscars, Cillian Murphy (Best Actor) and Emily Blunt (Best Supporting Actress) have worked long and hard to receive this level of recognition finally. Murphy was kind enough to spend a few minutes with me before the Academy luncheon to discuss his journey through this awards season, working as the lead role in a Christopher Nolan film, and more, while Emily Blunt was interviewed by Ema Sasica few weeks earlier about her experience as well. Please be sure to check out the film, which is now available to stream on Peacock and is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards in thirteen categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Supporting Actor. You can listen to our other interviews with the film's Oscar-nominated artisans here. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:12

Interviews With "Barbie" Star America Ferrera, Production Designer Sarah Greenwood & Set Decorator Katie Spencer

2/20/2024
"Barbie" was the highest-grossing film of 2023, became a cultural phenomenon, and has now earned eight Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress for America Ferrera, and Best Production Design for production designer Sarah Greenwood and set decorator Katie Spencer. The three of them were kind enough to spend some time talking with us about their experiences in making the film alongside Academy Award-nominated director and writer Greta Gerwig. First, we have Ferrera speaking with Nadia Dalimonte, followed by Greenwood and Spencer talking with Ema Sasic. Please give both a listen as they go into detail both in front and behind the camera on the brightest, pinkest, and most beloved film by audiences from last year. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Production Design. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:56

Interview With "Anatomy Of A Fall" Canine Star Messi & Trainer Laura Martin

2/19/2024
"Anatomy Of A Fall" had its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the prestigious Palme d'Or award, but it also won the Palm Dog Award for Messi's performance as Snoop. Regarded as one of the best dog performances ever captured on film, Messi and his trainer and mom, Laura Martin were kind enough to spend some time talking with us about the French Border Collie Dog's debut performance. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Film Editing. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:14

Episode 381 - BAFTA Winners, SAG Predictions, "Deadpool & Wolverine," "Wicked" & "Twisters" Trailer

2/18/2024
For Episode 381, I am joined by Dan Bayer & guest Cole Curtiss. This week, we recorded the episode while the BAFTAaward winners were announced live. During the recording, as we found out the winners in real-time, we delivered our final winner predictions for SAG, announced the winners of the 2023 NBP Film Community Awards, went over the polls, gave our reactions to the trailers for "Deadpool & Wolverine," "Wicked," "Twisters," "Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire," "Sasquatch Sunset," answered your fan-submitted questions, and more! Thank you all for your continued support. We hope you enjoy this episode as we get closer and closer to the 96th Academy Awards on March 10th with Oscar winner voting starting on February 22nd. Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:07:04

A Behind The Scenes Look At "Oppenheimer"

2/18/2024
"Oppenheimer" has been the toast of the 2023-2024 awards season, receiving a leading total of thirteen Academy Award nominations and winning (as of this writing) the Critics Choice and Golden Globe Awards for Best Picture. Christopher Nolan's latest masterpiece is a technical behemoth where every department worked at the top of their game to bring J. Robert Oppenheimer's story to life on the largest scale possible, impressively shot in IMAX. The Next Best Picture team was fortunate to speak with many of the Oscar-nominated craft members throughout this awards season. First, we have my interview with cinematographer Hoyte van Hoytema, followed by Brendan Hodges' interview with the film's editor, Jennifer Lame, and sound designer, Richard King. Then we have Will Mavity's interview with makeup and hairstylist Luisa Abel. We then go back to Brendan for his talk with production designer Ruth De Jong, and we finally end with Will again speaking with costume designer Ellen Mirojnick. Each has a story to tell; each gave this movie everything they had. We hope you enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at the film, which is now available to stream on Peacock and is up for your consideration in all eligible categories at this year's Academy Awards. Thank you! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:49:41

Interview With "Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse" Co-Director Justin K. Thompson

2/17/2024
"Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse" has been celebrated as one of the most beloved animated films of all time by critics and audiences, eclipsing the reception of "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" at the box office and has raised the bar for all other American-made animated films. Co-director Justin K. Thompson was kind enough to spend some time talking with us about the experience of working on the film, the world's response to it, his favorite scenes to work on, how the production of the hotly anticipated "Beyond The Spider-Verse" is going and more. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:54

"Madame Web"

2/17/2024
For this week's main podcast review, I am joined by Dan Bayer, Giovanni Lago & returning guest Leia Mendoza. Today, we are reviewing "Madame Web" starring Dakota Johnson, Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O'Connor, Isabela Merced, Tahar Rahim, Mike Epps, Emma Roberts & Adam Scott. Another film in Sony's "Spider-Man" universe to fit alongside "Venom" and "Morbius," this film was met with criticism and memes once the trailer dropped online, but how did the final film turn out? Tune in as we discuss the writing, characters, visual effects, editing, performances, and more in our SPOILER-FILLED review. Thank you, and enjoy (because we all had to sit through it for you). Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:23:07

Interview With "Robot Dreams" Director Pablo Berger

2/17/2024
"Robot Dreams" had its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival in the Special Screenings section, where it received enthusiastic reviews for its seemingly simple but complex telling of a story about connection and friendship between a Dog and a Robot, all without dialogue. Director, writer, and producer Pablo Berger was kind enough to spend some time talking with us about his experience making his first animated film, the challenges of telling the story without dialogue, his thoughts on being nominated for an Oscar, and more. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and will be released in the U.S. by NEON on May 31st. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:02

Interview With "El Conde" Cinematographer Edward Lachman

2/16/2024
"El Conde" had its world premiere at the 2023 Venice International Film Festival (where it won the Golden Osella for Best Screenplay), where it received positive reviews for its satire of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet as a 250-year-old vampire seeking death. Three-time Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Edward Lachman was tasked with bringing Pablo Larraín's unique vision to the screen in stunningly gorgeous black and white. Lachman was kind enough to spend some time talking with us following his latest Oscar nomination about his experience working on the film's technology, shooting with Larraín for the first time, his thoughts on his awards recognition, and more. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and is available to stream on Netflix. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:05

Interview With “To Kill A Tiger” Director Nisha Pahuja

2/15/2024
"To Kill A Tiger" had its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival (where it won the juried prize for Best Canadian Film) and then premiered in the U.S. at the Lighthouse International Film Festival in the summer of 2023. Since then, it laid quiet, garnering a few nominations and mentions throughout the awards season, and then shocked everyone when it received the Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Feature Film. Writer, director, and producer Nisha Pahuja was kind enough to spend a few minutes with us after her nomination, talking about her experience making the film, how it came to be, what she wants to do next, and more. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards for Best Documentary Feature Film. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:43

Interview With The "Society Of The Snow" Makeup Team

2/14/2024
We previously interviewed Director J.A. Bayona and Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino about Spain's Oscar-nominated film "Society Of The Snow." On top of its nomination for Best International Film, the 12-time Goya-winning film also received an Academy Award nomination for Best Makeup & Hairstyling for Ana López-Puigcerver, David Martí & Montse Ribé. Both David and Montse were kind enough to spend some time speaking with us about their incredible makeup work on the film. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards and is now available to stream on Netflix. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:25

Interview With The "Napoleon" Visual Effects Team

2/13/2024
We previously interviewed the Oscar-nominated Production & Costume Designers for Ridley Scott's epic historical film "Napoleon." Now, we're bringing you the final of its three Oscar nominations with Best Visual Effects. The team of Charley Henley, Luc-Ewen Martin-Fenouillet, Simone Coco, and Neil Corbould are also nominated at the Visual Effects Society for Best Supporting Visual Effects In A Photorealistic Feature and the BAFTA Awards for Best Visual Effects. All four were kind enough to take a few minutes to discuss their work on the film. Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards and is now available to stream on Apple TV+. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:41

Interview With "Past Lives" Director/Writer Celine Song

2/12/2024
"Past Lives" had its world premiere at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival and has had one of the most fascinating trajectories for an awards season contender since then, screening again at the Berlin Film Festival, releasing over the summer, then watching director and writer Celine Song win a ton of prizes for her first film. The warm embrace from critics, audiences, and the industry for the film has led to two Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay for Song. She was kind enough to spend some time talking with us before her win at the Director's Guild Of America for Best First Feature Film about her awards season journey, crafting the screenplay, what went into that final breathtaking jump cut in the film's climatic scene, and more! Please be sure to check out the film, which is up for your consideration at this year's Academy Awards and is now available to stream on Paramount+ & Showtime from A24. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:34

Episode 380 - New Oscar Casting Category, BAFTA Winner Predictions & "A Quiet Place: Day One" Trailer

2/11/2024
For Episode 380, I am joined by Josh Parham, Giovanni Lago, Tom O'Brien & guest Monique Jones. This week, we're delivering our final winner predictions for BAFTA, discussing the Academy's decision to announce a new Best Casting category, the DGA & ADG winners, and more! We also reveal the 2023 NBP Film Award nominations, go over the polls, give our reactions to the trailer for "A Quiet Place: Day One," answer your fan-submitted questions, and more! Thank you all for your continued support. We hope we're not distracting you too much from tonight's Super Bowl! Enjoy and remember that voting for the 2023 NBP Film Community Awards is underway and ends on the evening of February 16th. Thank you! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:02:14:19

"Lisa Frankenstein"

2/10/2024
For this week's main podcast review, I am joined by Dan Bayer & guest Leia Mendoza. Today, we are reviewing the feature directorial debut of Zelda Williams with "Lisa Frankenstein" starring Kathryn Newton, Cole Sprouse, Liza Soberano, Henry Eikenberry, Joe Chrest & Carla Gugino. Written by Academy Award-winner Diablo Cody, the teenage romantic-gothic comedy is a homage to the 80s and mixes horror with romantic comedy. After receiving polarizing reactions, it has us wondering if it will go on to achieve cult-like status as "Jennifer's Body" did back in 2009. What did we think of it? Tune in as we discuss the direction, writing, tone, performances, and more in our SPOILER-FILLED review. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:17

Interview With "Suncoast" Director/Co-Writer Laura Chinn

2/9/2024
"Suncoast" had its world premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, where the film's lead star, Nico Parker, won the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance. Based on first-time feature Director/Writer Laura Chinn's own life, the film is a dramatic, humane, and, at times, funny experience that received positive reviews from critics for its performances from Parker, Laura Linney, and Woody Harrelson and is making audiences cry all over the world. Laura was kind enough to spend some time talking with us about her work on the film, which you can listen to below. Please be sure to check out the film, which is now available to stream on Hulu from Searchlight Pictures. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:31

Interviews With "Perfect Days" Director/Co-Writer Wim Wenders & Star Kōji Yakusho

2/8/2024
"Perfect Days" had its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the festival's Best Actor prize for Japanese star Kōji Yakusho. It would go on to be selected by Japan as their entry for Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards and would eventually receive the Oscar nomination. As the film expanded to more theaters, Academy Award-nominated director and co-writer Wim Wenders and Yakusho sat with us to discuss their experiences working on the movie. Please be sure to check out the film, which is now playing in theaters from NEON and is up for your consideration for Best International Feature Film at the 96th Academy Awards. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:18

Interview With "Godzilla Minus One" Director, Writer & Visual Effects Supervisor Takashi Yamazaki

2/7/2024
"Godzilla Minus One" was one of 2023's most surprising success stories. The film grossed over $105 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing Japanese "Godzilla" film of all time; it crossed over into the U.S., where it received an overwhelmingly positive response from critics and now has been nominated for an Oscar for Best Visual Effects making it the first film in the 70-year-old franchise to receive an Academy Award nomination. Director, Writer, and Visual Effects Supervisor Takashi Yamazaki was kind enough to spend some time speaking with us about the work that went into the visual effects, which you can listen to below. The film is now up for your consideration for the 96th Academy Awards and the Visual Effects Society, where it is nominated for Outstanding Animated Character In A Photoreal Feature. Thank you, and enjoy! Check out more on NextBestPicture.com Please subscribe on... SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcast Apple Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2 Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jT YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWA7KiotcWmHiYYy6wJqwOw And be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:22