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Little Gold Men

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Rank #193 in TV & Film category

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.

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Little Gold Men is the inside story of Hollywood, from awards shows and red-carpet premieres to the hard work and whisper campaigns that get people there. Weekly episodes feature obsessive, expert conversations about the best of television and film, with special guest appearances from stars, creators, and critics. LGM also dives deep into Oscar history, and offers insight into all the other awards that make up Hollywood’s continual dash toward glitz and glory.

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I expected more

By Freeway Hart - May 22 2020
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I’m surprised this has the Vanity Fair stamp. The hosts are vapid. If I had a dollar for every time they said, “like” or “um”, I’d outgross Age of Ultron.

Broadway

By TeamAidan - Apr 02 2020
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Thank you for covering Broadway theatre impact-as a Broadway admin professional, it means a lot. Xo

iTunes Ratings

678 Ratings
Average Ratings
525
60
30
28
35

I expected more

By Freeway Hart - May 22 2020
Read more
I’m surprised this has the Vanity Fair stamp. The hosts are vapid. If I had a dollar for every time they said, “like” or “um”, I’d outgross Age of Ultron.

Broadway

By TeamAidan - Apr 02 2020
Read more
Thank you for covering Broadway theatre impact-as a Broadway admin professional, it means a lot. Xo
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Little Gold Men

Latest release on Oct 21, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 11 days ago

Rank #1: Backstage at the Oscars

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VF’s Hollywood Correspondent Rebecca Keegan has been on a fly on the wall backstage at the Oscars for years, and joins to share her stories from inside. Plus, our final Oscar predictions, for best director and best picture.

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Feb 24 2017

48mins

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Rank #2: The Big Oscar Season Problem No One Is Talking About

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New critics’ awards and the upcoming Golden Globes give us lots of Oscar buzz to discuss. But first, we address the situation with Casey Affleck, whose best actor campaign doesn’t seem hampered by sexual assault allegations...but should it be?

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Dec 08 2016

38mins

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Rank #3: How Andrew Garfield Learned to Stop Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

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The star of Hacksaw Ridge and Silence addresses his viral Golden Globes moment, how he learned to handle fame, and what he learned about self-loathing from Mike Nichols. Plus a look at the Golden Globes winners and the latest in Oscar buzz.

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Jan 12 2017

48mins

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Rank #4: The Oscar Winner Butterfly Effect

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With a special guest appearance from Decider.com's Joe Reid, we look back at Oscar history to watch what would happen if, say, you took Kathy Bates's Oscar and gave it to Julia Roberts. Plus an examination of why the Oscars seem so allergic to comedies, even very good ones like The Nice Guys. 

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Jun 02 2016

42mins

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Rank #5: Is Wonder Woman Really the Best Superhero Movie Ever?

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Why the Rotten Tomatoes score doesn’t tell you everything about the latest DC Movie. Plus a look back at Cannes, and a conversation with The Crown star Claire Foy. 

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Jun 01 2017

1hr

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Rank #6: Game of Thrones Is Great, But What About Its Actors?

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With Mike and Richard both en route to the Cannes Film Festival, Katey enlists VF.com’s Hollywood writer, and podcast expert, Joanna Robinson as co-host, as the two discuss the week in Oscar news, the careers of the actors on Game of Thrones, and get into a debate about the 1997 Oscar race. Plus, a guest appearance from Jordan Hoffman, who can tell you everything you really need to know about Cannes, from the French teenagers begging for tickets to the place that serves the best kebabs on the Croisette.

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May 12 2016

51mins

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Rank #7: Do The Handmaid's Tale and Westworld Still Have What It Takes?

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The two high-profile prestige dramas are back, but can they hang on to the Emmys heat they had in their first seasons?

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Apr 26 2018

46mins

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Rank #8: The Best Movies and TV Shows of the Year So Far

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The team discusses the highlights of the year in film and television, which includes Okja, the new film from Bong Joon-ho now on Netflix that stars Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Steven Yeun, who joins us for an interview about the film. 

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Jun 29 2017

1hr

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Rank #9: What Happens When Awards Season and Politics Collide

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With Hollywood fired up and angrier than ever in the early days of the Trump administration, what does the next month of red carpets have in store? Plus, our interview with the filmmakers of the Oscar-nominated short documentary The White Helmets.

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Feb 02 2017

44mins

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Rank #10: Inside the 2017 Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue

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The annual tradition of gathering Hollywood’s best and brightest has continued with this year’s Hollywood Issue, and Vanity Fair’s executive west coast editor Krista Smith joins to give us a look behind the scenes of the biggest photo shoot of the year.  

See all of the past Hollywood Issue covers at: http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/photos/2012/03/hollywood-cover-timeline-slideshow-201203

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Jan 26 2017

37mins

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Rank #11: Get Ready for Lin-Manuel Miranda to Dominate Oscar Season, Too

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This week we check in on new buzz surrounding Fences and the AFI Film Festival, then chalk up the awards chances of Netflix’s ultra-lavish new series The Crown. Finally, we accept the inevitable: Lin-Manuel Miranda is totally going to win an Oscar. 

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Nov 10 2016

36mins

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Rank #12: The Reese vs. Nicole Battle Begins

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Richard, Joanna, and Mike discuss the Emmy-destined Big Little Lies. Plus: Anne Hathaway's monster movie and a look at some Cannes hopefuls. 

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Apr 06 2017

46mins

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Rank #13: Why Some People Never Stop Chasing Oscars

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We welcome special guest David Sims, co-host of the Blank Check Podcast, to discuss Steven Spielberg's Oscar history and how he might win one more. Plus an early look at the Emmy best drama race.

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Mar 23 2017

46mins

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Rank #14: Yes, Viola Davis Is Going to Win an Oscar

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As voting deadlines for various critic’s groups loom, a number of movies have finally revealed themselves, most notably Fences—a slam-dunk Oscar win for Viola Davis, and a possible coronation of Denzel Washington as an actor-turned-director genius.

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Nov 24 2016

41mins

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Rank #15: La La Land Is Poised to Make Oscar History

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After winning a Directors Guild Award over the weekend, La La Land director Damien Chazelle seems ready to become the youngest best director Oscar winner in history. Can anything stop him? 

Plus, the annual Oscar nominee group photo:

http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/02/emma-stone-ryan-gosling-oscar-nominees-class-photo-2017

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Feb 09 2017

33mins

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Rank #16: The 50 Movies That Should Have Changed Hollywood History

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This week we’re joined by Slate’s Aisha Harris, co-author of The Black Film Canon, a piece that highlights the 50 best films by black directors - many of which you’ve probably never heard of, which is precisely why there needs to be a black film canon in the first place. From there we discuss the upcoming Tony Awards, which are not just about Hamilton, plus some pondering over the new miniseries O.J.: Made in America, which is airing on ABC but also eligible for the Oscars. 

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Jun 09 2016

42mins

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Rank #17: What’s Next for the Academy After Envelopegate?

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A dispatch from Rebecca Keegan on the Academy’s big meeting, a look at the Feud episodes all about the Oscars, and a moment to wonder if whitewashing has finally become bad business for Hollywood. 

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Mar 30 2017

58mins

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Rank #18: What Will Be This Year's Mad Max? Or Carol? We May Know Already

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This week we're joined by Indiewire's film editor Kate Erbland to run down this year's TriBeCa Film Festival, and we dig into new release The Huntsman: Winter's War, which stars one Oscar winner and therefore can't be ignored. Plus chatter about the Cannes Film Festival lineup and a debate about the most controversial Best Picture win of the last decade. 

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Apr 21 2016

58mins

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Rank #19: The Feud That Will Help You Survive Your Post-Oscars Hangover

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With Oscar voting in full swing, we discuss the results of the BAFTA awards and make a few last-minute pleas to voters. Then we get an advance look at the TV addiction of the spring, Ryan Murphy’s Feud. 

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Feb 16 2017

32mins

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Rank #20: Being an Oscar Nominee Isn’t as Hard as Climbing Everest, But It’s Close

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Room’s best director nominee Lenny Abrahamson joins us with a dispatch from the thick of awards season, where you have to be in shape to shake all those hands and to survive the buzz that says you’re never getting nominated— having an 8-year-old accomplice definitely helps. We also look at the careers of this year’s nominees and predict who will use their nomination to make the biggest career leap. In other words, get ready to see a lot more of Alicia Vikander and Brie Larson. Finally, we go big before we go home and predict, for the final time, the best actress winner.

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Feb 11 2016

47mins

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