Oscars: 23 Nominees Speak with THR's 'Awards Chatter' Podcast

Check out Scott Feinberg's in-depth conversations with actors and actresses, directors and screenwriters, producers and songwriters, a cinematographer, a composer and a documentarian — from A (or at least B, as in Mary J. Blige) to Z (as in Hans Zimmer).
Steve Granitz (Rockwell, Toro, Peele), Mike Marsland (Janney), all Getty Images
From left: Guillermo del Toro, Sam Rockwell, Allison Janney, Jordan Peele

One of the great joys of my job at The Hollywood Reporter is getting to host our "Awards Chatter" podcast, for which I conduct in-depth interviews with awards hopefuls. Twenty-three of our guests are nominated for awards at Sunday night's 90th Oscars. Their names — and links to listen to their episodes — appear below. You also can click here to subscribe — for free — to the podcast, providing you with access to all of our 200-plus past episodes and alerts about future ones.


Mary J. Blige (Mudbound), best supporting actress and best original song — LISTEN

Kobe Bryant (Dear Basketball), best animated short — LISTEN

Timothee Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name), best actor — LISTEN

Common (Marshall), best original song — LISTEN

Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project), best supporting actor — LISTEN

Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), best picture, best director and best original screenplay — LISTEN

Bryan Fogel (Icarus), best documentary feature — LISTEN

Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), best director and best original screenplay — LISTEN

James Ivory (Call Me by Your Name), best adapted screenplay — LISTEN

Allison Janney (I, Tonya), best supporting actress — LISTEN

Rachel Morrison (Mudbound), best cinematography — LISTEN

Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), best original screenplay — LISTEN

Jordan Peele (Get Out), best picture, best director and best original screenplay — LISTEN

Christopher Plummer (All the Money in the World), best supporting actor — LISTEN

Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), best actress — LISTEN

Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), best supporting actor — LISTEN

Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird), best actress — LISTEN

Aaron Sorkin (Molly's Game), best adapted screenplay — LISTEN

Steven Spielberg (The Post), best picture — LISTEN

Meryl Streep (The Post), best actress — LISTEN

Diane Warren (Marshall), best original song — LISTEN

Denzel Washington (Roman J. Israel, Esq.), best actor — LISTEN

Hans Zimmer (Dunkirk), best original score — LISTEN


Tom Hanks (The Post), star of best picture nominee — LISTEN

Lisa Nishimura (Heroin(e), Icarus and Strong Island), distributor of best documentary feature and short nominees — LISTEN

Bob Odenkirk (The Post), star of best picture nominee — LISTEN

Allison Williams (Get Out), star of best picture nominee — LISTEN