Oscars: Listen to 'Awards Chatter' Podcast Episodes With 19 Nominees

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Christopher Polk (Streep), Allen Berezovsky (Bryant), Emma McIntyre (Common), Pascal Le Segretain (Spielberg), all Getty Images

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. Nineteen of our guests were recognized with Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, and you can find their names — and links to listen to their episodes — below. You also can click here to subscribe — for free — to the podcast, providing you with access to all of our 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

Common (Marshall), best original song — 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

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

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