February 20, 2017
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Damien Chazelle ('La La Land')
The 32-year-old, who already has helmed two best picture Oscar nominees and is poised to become the youngest best director Oscar winner ever, reflects on the roots of his passion for music and movies, the Harvard pal who became his closest collaborator and the rollercoaster of a journey to realizing his dream of making an original movie musical.
February 19, 2017
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Barry Jenkins ('Moonlight')
The 37-year-old who could become the first black filmmaker to win the best director Oscar reflects on how his tumultuous childhood has informed his work, the pals who have been by his side ever since film school and the causes and effects of the eight-year gap between his debut feature and his taboo-busting masterpiece.
February 16, 2017
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Isabelle Huppert ('Elle')
The "Meryl Streep of France," finally an Oscar nominee at the age of 63, discusses her close collaborations with Claude Chabrol and Michael Haneke, her attraction to "perverse, manipulative, icy" characters and the controversial new film for which she's received the best notices of her career.
February 16, 2017
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February 11, 2017
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February 10, 2017
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Lin-Manuel Miranda ('Moana')
Poised to become, at 36, the youngest EGOT in history, the creator of 'Hamilton' reflects on that groundbreaking musical's origins and success, realizing his lifelong dream of writing music for a Disney movie while at the center of his show's "wonderful tsunami," the roots of his love of music and theater and the ambitions he has not yet fulfilled. (And yes, there will be a 'Hamilton' movie.)
February 09, 2017
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Emma Stone ('La La Land')
The 28-year-old critics' darling and fan favorite opens up about overcoming "debilitating" childhood anxiety through acting, moving to Hollywood at 15 (and changing her name and dyeing her hair), finding magical chemistry with Ryan Gosling in three films and, under the oversight of Damien Chazelle, breathing new life into the American movie musical.
February 07, 2017
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'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Dev Patel ('Lion')
The 26-year-old British actor reflects on the life-changing impact of 'Slumdog Millionaire' — good and bad ("It was like being in a gold-plated cage") — and why he so aggressively pursued and transformed himself for the film for which he just became only the third person of Indian descent ever to receive an acting Oscar nom: "A script like this — a journey like this — is never gonna come around again."
February 06, 2017
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