Our Favorite Videos: Best Oscar Roundtables

7:04 AM 11/18/2015

by THR Staff

Our favorite moments from our Oscar Roundtable series are the focus of this segment in our look back at the Top 100 videos of the first five years of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Joe Pugliese
  • Drama Actress Roundtable

    Joe Pugliese

    Preview of our full hour long interview with award contenders, Octavia Spencer (Fruitvale Station), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels' The Butler), Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave), and Amy Adams (American Hustle).

  • Matthew McConaughey: 'Interstellar' Roundtable

    Ruven Afanador

    In the 2014 Interstellar Roundtable, the actor reveals that during his first meeting with Interstellar director Christopher Nolan they didn't discuss the script. "I don't know the title, I don't know what it's about or anything," says McConaughey. "We go in his office and we talk for three hours. Not one word about the film, not what it was about. I came away knowing nothing else about the film."

  • Angelina Jolie: Director Roundtable

    Joe Pugliese

    In the 2014 Director Roundtable, Jolie says her work behind the camera was like taking a journey through Louis Zamperini's life.

  • Mark Wahlberg: Producer Roundtable

    Marc Royce

    A look at the 2010 Hollywood Reporter's Producer Roundtable, where Mark Wahlberg discusses leaving acting for good.

  • Anne Hathaway: Drama Actress Roundtable

    Ruven Afanador

    "I went into it with a lot of trust and a lot of hope and I had a blast doing it." Anne Hathaway told THR in 2012 about hosting the 83rd Annual Academy Awards with James Franco. "And I realized afterwards, I played to the house; it’s a 3,500-seat theater so I was just shooting energy to the back of it and it was like a party! It was great, and I think it looked slightly manic and 'hyper-cheerleadery' on screen. I have no regrets about doing it. Whether or not it was an actual failure it was perceived as a massive failure."

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