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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Kazuo Ishiguro (‘Living’)

Kazuo Ishiguro, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is one of the world’s greatest living novelists — and a newly Oscar-nominated screenwriter, as well, for his adaptation of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film Ikiru into the script for Oliver Hermanus’ 2022 film Living. A Japanese-born Brit, Ishiguro has written eight novels […]

Listen: ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast Episodes With 13 of 2023’s Oscar Nominees

Thirteen guests of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast were recognized with Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning. You can find their names — and links to listen to their episodes — below. You also can click here to subscribe to the podcast, for free, providing you with access to all of our nearly 500 past […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — S. S. Rajamouli (‘RRR’)

S. S. Rajamouli, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a filmmaker from India whose consistent track record of massive critical and commercial success in Telugu-language cinema might lead one to call him the James Cameron of Tollywood. Described by The New Yorker as “an artist of distinctive temperament […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Michelle Yeoh (‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’)

Michelle Yeoh, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recently recorded in front of an audience of students at Chapman University, is a Malaysian-born actress who has been in the game for 40 years. She has been described by NPR as “the leading lady of Hong Kong’s action […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Stephanie Hsu (‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’)

Stephanie Hsu, the guest of this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a tremendously gifted young actress who seems to keep popping up and doing extraordinary work in stage and screen projects that everyone winds up talking about. Consider Hsu’s output over just the last five years: on Broadway, she starred in […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Michelle Williams (‘The Fabelmans’)

Michelle Williams, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is one of the most admired stage and screen actresses of her generation. A four-time Oscar nominee, a Tony nominee, an Emmy winner and a two-time Golden Globe winner, she broke into the public eye in her teens as Jen Lindley […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Eddie Redmayne (‘The Good Nurse’)

Eddie Redmayne, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast — which was recorded late last year in front of an audience at the Newport Beach Film Festival, where he was honored with the fest’s Icon Award — is a British actor who is only 41, but he has already amassed […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Adam Sandler (‘Hustle’)

It’s somewhat hard to believe, but Adam Sandler — the guest on this edition of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in late 2022 in front of an audience at the Newport Beach Film Festival, where Sandler received the fest’s performance of the year award — has been a star for more […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — James Gray (‘Armageddon Time’)

James Gray, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a New York-born, L.A.-based filmmaker who has been described by the Los Angeles Times as “a director who has, uncommonly, carved a career on his own terms,” the New York Times as “an accidental maverick: an unrepentant traditionalist in a […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Emma Thompson (‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’)

Emma Thompson, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a British actress and screenwriter who is the only person who has ever won Academy Awards for both acting and writing. In addition to those two Oscars, the former for 1992’s Howards End and the latter for 1995’s Sense and […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Jerry Bruckheimer (‘Top Gun: Maverick’)

Jerry Bruckheimer, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a producer of film and television who is one of the more fascinating and, to some degree, polarizing figures in Hollywood — and has been for decades. The Guardian has written, “To those of tender sensibilities he is the devil […]

Colson Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly, on Music, Acting and Being Misunderstood: “This Is the First Time I’ve Been Able to Speak My Mind”

Colson Baker is best known for the music that he has made under the name Machine Gun Kelly, which includes four albums that have cracked the Billboard top 10 — his 2012 debut studio album Lace Up, 2015’s General Admission and two that hit number one, 2020’s Tickets to My Downfall and 2022’s Mainstream Sellout. […]