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

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).
Christopher Polk (Streep), Allen Berezovsky (Bryant), Emma McIntyre (Common), Pascal Le Segretain (Spielberg), all Getty Images
Clockwise from top left: Kobe Bryant, Steven Spielberg, Common and Meryl Streep

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