March 13, 2019
2:05pm PT by
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Stephan James ('Homecoming')
The Golden Globe-nominated breakout star reflects on his transformation from reserved kid into public performer; the challenges of playing icons Jesse Owens and John Lewis and anchoring 'If Beale Street Could Talk'; and holding his own opposite Julia Roberts on Amazon's acclaimed podcast adaptation.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — James Burrows ('Will & Grace')
One of the most prolific and admired directors in TV history — the go-to guy for sitcom pilots — reflects on how Mary Tyler Moore helped him break into the biz, the 15 years he split between 'Taxi' and 'Cheers' (he co-created the latter) and being at the center of NBC's 'Must See TV' era with 'Frasier,' 'Friends' and 'Will & Grace.'
February 25, 2019
3:06pm PT by
Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot #3: 'BlacKkKlansman' Is "The Film We Need Now," 'Vice' "Kind of a Miss"
A male PR branch member talks about being "so happy" for Richard E. Grant, the "elaborate and beautifully realized" costumes of 'Black Panther' and why his best supporting actress vote went to Emma Stone.
February 22, 2019
7:13pm PT by
"Harvey Always Wanted More": Weinstein, Spielberg and the Oral History of the Nastiest Oscar Campaign Ever
It's considered by many the greatest upset in Academy Awards history, a heist in which rom-com 'Shakespeare in Love' shocked war drama 'Saving Private Ryan.' Now, 20 years later (with Weinstein awaiting trial), the key players open up about the oddest, most brilliant and, yes, dirtiest campaign ever staged.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Ruth E. Carter ('Black Panther')
The trailblazing costume designer — the first black artist ever nominated for the best costume design Oscar, she now has three such noms to her name (no black woman has more across all categories) — reflects on breaking into her profession, her 14 collaborations with Spike Lee and what it was like costuming a 2018 movie unlike any before it.
'Awards Chatter' Podcast — Richard E. Grant ('Can You Ever Forgive Me?')
The veteran character actor, who was most famous for his debut film role in 1987's 'Withnail & I' prior to his Oscar-nominated turn in Marielle Heller's 2018 dramedy about a pair of Big Apple misfits, reflects on his bizarre childhood, the working-actor's grind and why he's savoring every second of his current moment in the spotlight.
February 15, 2019
7:25pm PT by