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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Fran Lebowitz (‘Pretend It’s a City’)

Fran Lebowitz is a brilliant writer, thinker and talker. A sardonic wit in the vein of Dorothy Parker whose writer’s block has prevented her from producing new written material for the last 40…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Sarah Cooper (‘Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine’)

For many people, 2020 was the worst year of their life, but for Sarah Cooper, it was — at least in a professional sense — the best. Indeed, during the global pandemic, her DIY videos, shot at home…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Anya Taylor-Joy (‘The Queen’s Gambit’)

Anya Taylor-Joy is one of the brightest young talents in the business. A gifted actress with a unique look, she wowed many with her 2015 big-screen debut in Robert EggersThe Witch, for which…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Elizabeth Olsen (‘WandaVision’)

Elizabeth Olsen is a gifted young actress who, over the course of a decade, has become a major star. She burst onto the scene in Sean Durkin‘s 2011 directorial debut Martha Marcy May Marlene

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Bryan Cranston (‘Your Honor’)

The revered stage and screen actor reflects on his decades of commercials and guest spots before he became famous at 43, the crazy series of events that led him to 'Breaking Bad' and, seven years…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Tina Fey (‘Girls5Eva’ & ‘Mr. Mayor’)

“It was a coping mechanism,” says Tina Fey as we record an episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast and discuss the roots of her involvement with comedy. “As a girl who wasn…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — H.E.R. (‘Judas and the Black Messiah’)

The four-time Grammy winner reflects on adopting a moniker that stands for “Having Everything Revealed,” helping to repopularize R&B and landing an Oscar nom for her new tune “Fight for You…

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‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Judith Heumann (‘Crip Camp’)

The Martin Luther King of the disability rights movement reflects on how polio shaped her childhood, why she became an activist and the legacy of the camp at the center of Netflix’s Oscar-nominated…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Pete Docter (‘Soul’)

Pixar's chief creative officer, a writer/director who is the most Oscar-nominated person in the history of the best animated feature category, reflects on the roots of his love of animation…

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Priyanka Chopra (‘The White Tiger’ & ‘Unfinished’)

The trailblazing superstar reflects on growing up between India and America, winning the Miss World beauty pageant and building an international acting career.

Listen: ‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast Episodes With 16 Oscar Nominees

The Hollywood Reporter's Scott Feinberg speaks with top contenders from A (as in Riz Ahmed) to Z (okay, just Y, as in Steven Yeun).

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Gary Oldman (‘Mank’)

One of the great chameleonic actors of his generation reflects on his British working-class roots, the personal things that have shaped his professional journey (from alcoholism to single fatherhood)…